A growing antigovernment movement has drawn a dangerous lesson from the standoff.
There is much to celebrate in Mississippi, and yet America still needs a year of action on voting rights.
The Tea Party is losing influence, and centrist Republicans are losing patience with it.
The Republican who pulled off 2014’s biggest upset is very conservative—and very critical of big corporations.
And the Democrats’ chances in 2014 shrink further.
The establishment candidates beat the wingnuts by showing up at the same party, but in better suits.
First, the EMILY’s List-backed Eloise Reyes has to get through the primary.
In 2014, Democrats can’t rely on many kooky right-wingers handing them Senate races on platters.
But the Tea Party’s insurgents, already failing in 2014, aren’t likely to get traction in 2016.