About a year ago at this time, many of us in Washington, DC were trying to catch our breath, still reeling from the political upset that blindsided us. Many of us were wondering if the rulebook of politics—the one all of us had been dutifully following for years—should be thrown out. A year later, however, with hindsight and our first Trump-era off-year election, it’s clear that the rules were not re-written in 2016 and they remain intact today. CONT.
Amy Walter, Cook Political Report