Fear and loathing in 2024

Many voters are dreading a presidential rematch between Joe Biden and Donald Trump. And as this year’s race gets set to start with Monday’s Republican caucuses in Iowa, a Rochester Beacon reader survey shows a high level of concern about the nation’s polarized politics.

How the Democrats did it 

Monroe County Democrats this week won control of both the executive and legislative branches of county government. Behind their success is a voter enrollment advantage in the suburbs built over the last two decades.