Power Trip

The Midterm Stakes: A Brief Primer

Abortion, guns, healthcare, impeachment — what to know now

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RRemember Sliding Doors, the 1998 Gwyneth Paltrow movie in which the heroine’s fate heads in different directions depending on whether she does or doesn’t make it onto a subway train? The United States is looking at a similarly split fate. If Republicans hold the…