Jon Ossoff

California Dreaming

Opposition to the president in Orange County has boosted hopes of a wave election this fall. But Democrats need more than anti-Trump anger to win.

In Defense of Nancy Pelosi

The Democratic leader isn't responsible for Jon Ossoff's loss, and her value to the party is being obscured amid the recriminations.

Do the Democrats Know How to Win Anymore?

Rahm Emanuel says the party should apply his 2006 playbook to next year's midterms. Progressives say Jon Ossoff's loss in Georgia proves that centrist candidates won't win. This debate won't end until November 6, 2018.

The Enduring Mystery of Jon Ossoff

Some call the Georgia Democrat "a moderate Republican." Others say he's a serious progressive dressed up as a centrist. One thing's for sure: Ossoff has become a Rorschach test for a desperate, divided party.