The exit of Donald Trump has brought a more normal rhythm to back to politics in Washington, but outside the Beltway deeper forces are reshaping partisan landscape.
Data from the NBC News poll shows that the voters that comprise the two major parties are changing and one massive shift is coming in employment: the kinds of jobs Democrats and Republicans work. There are signs that across racial and ethnic demographic groups that Republicans are becoming the party of blue-collar Americans and the change is happening quickly.
If the movement continues it could have a very large impact on the future of the GOP. Consider the scale of the change overall.