• After losing top state offices in Wisconsin, Republican lawmakers are racing to pass legislation that would diminish the power of the incoming Democratic governor, Tony Evers. Read about the continuing battle.
• As the body of former President George Bush lay in state on Tuesday, mourners from across the country poured into the Capitol to pay tribute. Read how Washington is commemorating the life of the late president.
• Several candidates with varying degrees of baggage found success in the midterm elections. Their wins have revived a question that has absorbed politicians and strategists since Mr. Trump was elected: Can scandal still sink a politician?
• Three actors from countries that are part of Mr. Trump’s travel ban were allowed entry to the United States to perform “The Jungle,” a drama sympathetic to refugees. Here’s how they were able to overcome the ban and take to the stage.
Today’s On Politics briefing was compiled by Margaret Kramer and Isabella Grullón Paz in New York.
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