The heated RNC race, explained
On Jan. 27, Republican National Committee members will gather to elect a party chair. Republican Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel faces a surprisingly aggressive challenge to her leadership. McDaniel's opponents have argued that Harmeet Dhillon — a Republican lawyer whose firm has represented Trump and the RNC — will be better positioned to steer the party. They also criticize McDaniel for Republican election disappointments in the three election cycles that have taken place since she became chair. Campaign reporter Dylan Wells explains more.