Some thoughts and questions as we finally hit the start of the process. (And the return of the Toast-o-Meter)
The final Des Moines Register poll before Caucus Night shows Donald Trump leading the GOP field, and Hillary Clinton with a narrow lead over Bernie Sanders, but much of the final outcome will depend on who shows up for the respective party caucuses.
More email headaches for the Clinton campaign, but it remains unclear if any wrongdoing occurred.
Thursday’s debate without Donald Trump drew fewer viewers than might have been expected, but it’s unclear if that’s because Donald Trump wasn’t there.
An anemic end to 2015 raises concerns about the health of the economy going forward.
Another icon of popular music has passed away.
Without Trump, the seventh Republican debate largely focused on Ted Cruz, who doesn’t seem to have done himself any favors. Donald Trump, meanwhile, will likely not pay any price at all for skipping the last pre-Iowa debate.
Last night’s Republican debate had a different feel with the absence of a certain bloviating narcissist.
Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen are leaving after a dispute with their chief investor.
Many analysts are making the argument that Marco Rubio is the GOP’s best hope to win the General Election in 2016. That may be true, but before he can get there he needs to find a way to win the GOP nomination.
The first debate after the Iowa Caucuses will have fewer participants than past debates, and there will be no undercard debate.
With mere days until voting starts, the possibility of Donald Trump running the table in the February primaries and caucuses, or nearly doing so, is more and more likely.
Chris Cillizza thinks “Rush Limbaugh totally gets Donald Trump.” I disagree.
Donald Trump takes his war with Fox News Channel up a notch, saying he won’t participate in Thursday’s Republican Presidential Debate.
“Tom, can you get me off the hook? For old times’ sake?”
“Can’t do it, Sally.”
Thirty years ago this week, tragedy struck America’s Space Program.
With less than a week to go before the Iowa Caucuses, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are fighting a closely-pitched battle that will depend largely on turnout.
With less than a week to go before voting starts, Donald Trump continues to dominate the GOP race, with Ted Cruz the only candidate even close to looking like a viable challenger.
Rick Perry is endorsing Ted Cruz for President, leading to the question of why Ted Cruz thinks an endorsement from Rick Perry has any value whatsoever.
After grabbing a lead at the end of last year, Ted Cruz has seen Donald Trump completely reverse fortunes in Iowa with just one week to go before voting starts.
Hillary Clinton and Marco Rubio have won the endorsement of the Des Moines Register, but it’s unclear how much this will help their respective campaigns.
We’re in another Presidential election cycle so it must be time to speculate about Michael Bloomberg again.
As autonomous vehicles near the point where they’ll become a presence on American roads, are we approaching a day when it will largely be illegal for people to drive their own car?
You can either be a partisan or a moderator.
Is this really ‘infuriating’ news?
The flagship of the American right is leading the charge against Donald Trump, but it’s not likely to work.
Marco Rubio’s campaign strategy depends on a lot of hope, and no small degree of ignoring reality.
New email headaches for Hillary Clinton, but it’s not clear what impact they will have on the race for President, if they have any impact at all.
Sarah Palin is back, and she’s endorsing Donald Trump for the Republican nomination for President.
The Supreme Court agreed to hear an appeal in what is guaranteed to be a high profile case heading into the 2016 elections.
China’s economy is still growing, but it’s most recently reported growth rate is slower than the nation has seen in quite some time.
CNN is taking over a late February Republican debate from NBC News, meaning it will host more Republican debates this election cycle than any other single network.