Supporters of additional funding for transportation have plenty of reasons to smile after last week’s elections, but that doesn’t mean they can stop worrying.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib made headlines for their congressional wins. But a number of Democratic Socialists also won state-level races this election.
The state's new approach to the workplace goes far beyond traditional telecommuting. It's not only making employees and managers happier, it's saving the state millions of dollars.
Unlike most politicians, California's outgoing governor has made planning ahead a staple of his leadership -- even if it means going against his own party.
With Democrats taking over the U.S. House, Congress may grind to a halt. Red and blue states, meanwhile, will go their separate ways on abortion, taxes, education, health and voting rights.
Moderate-to liberal candidates won in five states, while conservatives were successful in two.• Amid Supreme Court Impeachments, West Virginia Voters Weaken Judges' Power
Efforts to raise state taxes largely failed. That wasn't the case at the local level.
Politicians say they want citizens to be involved. But it can make things harder to achieve.
With the right kind of investment, they can provide the skills employers need, and their graduates are more likely to stay in the community.
The party now has 14 "trifectas," compared to the Republicans' 22.• 'Not Exactly a Blowout': Democrats Score Modest Gains in State Legislatures
A handful of Democratic wins in governors' races resulted in a Midwest that's more politically balanced than in recent years.• Democrats Flip 7 Gubernatorial Seats
Despite all the teacher strikes and walkouts, voters stuck to partisan lines at the ballot box.• In States With Teacher Strikes, Voters Refuse to Raise Education Funding
They flipped two seats.
If they ultimately flip the four seats where they have the lead, the party would take the majority of attorney general seats nationwide.
Most red states will stay red, and the blue states will remain the minority. But voters did reject several more ideological candidates in favor of politicians who presented themselves as more pragmatic.