It’s a new year — happy! happy! — and being even-numbered that means elections across the country.
The political stakes, befitting the bigger-means-better Age of Trump, are considerably higher than usual.
For the first time in years, control of the House is seriously in play and, with it, the prospects for the latter half of Trump’s presidential term, which could bolster his record for reelection in 2020 or prove a death march through a slough of subpoenas and congressional torment.