New National Poll Finds No Evidence That Attacks From Rubio & Cruz Have Hurt Trump

A new national poll suggests that the newly aggressive tone from Senators Rubio and Cruz has done nothing to stop Donald Trump’s momentum.

Republican Race Descends Into Childish Taunts, Name Calling

Ever since last week’s debate, the race for the Republican nomination has come to resemble a schoolyard fight among a bunch of nine year-olds.

Jeff Sessions Endorses Donald Trump, While Other Republicans Begin To Panic

Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions became the latest prominent Republican to endorse Donald Trump, but there are a lot more Republicans who are starting to panic over what Trump could do to their party.

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Peyton Manning To Announce Retirement, Reports Say

If reports today are accurate, one of the great N.F.L. careers will come to an end this week.

Trump, Cruz Well Positioned Heading Into Super Tuesday, Rubio Not So Much

Donald Trump is positioned to do very well on Super Tuesday, while Ted Cruz should win his home state. Marco Rubio, meanwhile, seems to be struggling to maintain his relevance.

Huntsman, Trump, and the Limitations of a Two Party System

All of which leads to a discussion of electoral rules.

Trump and the KKK

United States Putting ‘Advisers’ On The Front Lines In Nigeria’s War Against Boko Haram

The U.S. is poised to send troops to the front lines of yet another war we have no reason to be involved in.

Ex-CIA Chief Says Military Would Have to Disobey President Trump

Michael Hayden notes that many of Donald Trump’s foreign policy positions are illegal.

Hillary Clinton Trounces Sanders In South Carolina

Hillary Clinton crushed Bernie Sander last night in South Carolina, pushing the race further down the path that leads to an inevitable outcome.

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More Endorsements For Donald Trump

Two more Republican Governors endorse Donald Trump.

Trump Wants to Repeal First Amendment

The Republican frontrunner doesn’t want newspapers to be able to write negative stories about him.

With Little Suspense Regarding The Outcome, Democrats Head To The Polls In South Carolina

There’s little doubt that Hillary Clinton will win today’s South Carolina Primary, the only question is how big a win she’s likely to score.

Kasich or Rubio?

I’m torn between my preferred candidate and an acceptable candidate who’s more likely to win.

The Revolt Against Politics

David Brooks has articulated a frustration many of us share.

Melissa Harris-Perry Doesn’t Understand TV

The host of a weekend show on MSNBC is angry that the network wants her to talk about the presidential race.

Economic Growth In Final Quarter Of 2015 Pegged At Anemic 1.0%

Not exactly inspiring economic news from the Commerce Department.

China, U.S. Agree On North Korea Sanctions That Are Unlikely To Accomplish Anything

Can anything restrain the North Koreans besides direct action by China? That’s unclear, but the new round of sanctions pending at the U.N. seem unlikely to accomplish much of anything.

Chris Christie Endorses Donald Trump, Donald Trump Steals Post-Debate News Cycle

With one surprise endorsement, Donald Trump stole the post-debate news cycle from Marco Rubio.

Rubio Campaign Telling Donors It’s Preparing For A Brokered Convention

Bizarrely, the Marco Rubio campaign seems to be telling donors that their candidate may have to hope for a brokered convention to win the GOP nomination.

Gloves Come Off Against Trump In Tenth Republican Debate, But Is It Too Little, Too Late?

Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz landed some punches on Donald Trump last night, but it’s doubtful that they changed the nature of the race.

Ted Cruz Faces A Test In Texas

On Tuesday, Ted Cruz’s campaign faces what amounts to a do-or-die battle in Texas.

Trump Leads Rubio In Florida By Double Digits

If Marco Rubio can’t win in his home state, where can he win?

Latino Voters Really, Really Dislike Donald Trump

A new poll shows Donald Trump with historically low support for a Republican from Latino voters. That’s a recipe for electoral disaster.

Is Bernie Sanders Finally Coming To Realize He Can’t Possibly Win The Nomination?

With the Democratic race headed into territory where Hillary Clinton is heavily favored, Bernie Sanders may finally be coming to realize that he can’t possibly win the Democratic nomination.

Nevada’s Republican Governor Reportedly Being Vetted For Supreme Court

Is President Obama planning a Checkmate move in the SCOTUS nomination fight?

Another Chaotic Nevada Caucus Helps Make The Case For Eliminating Caucuses Altogether

This year’s Nevada Caucuses are a good argument for why there should not be any more caucuses.

Kasich Staying in

Donald Trump Scores Solid Win In Nevada

Donald Trump won his third contest in a row in Nevada, putting him one step closer to inevitability.

Senate Republicans Vow No Hearings On Supreme Court Nominee From President Obama

Notwithstanding polling that indicates the American public disagrees with them, Senate Republicans emerged from a meeting today largely united on the idea of not giving any Supreme Court nominee named by President a hearing, or even the courtesy of a meeting.

Peter Mondavi, Napa Valley Wine Pioneer, Dead At 101

A man who helped create a multi-billion dollar a year industry, and some mighty fine wine, has passed away.

Poll: Majority Of Americans Say Senate Should Hold Hearings And Vote On SCOTUS Nominee

The American people do not seem to support the Republican position on whether President Obama’s expected Supreme Court nominee should get proper consideration by the Senate.

Ben Carson: President Obama Was “Raised White,” Can’t Identify With African-Americans

Ben Carson may be a non-entity in the Presidential race at this point, but that hasn’t stopped him from making controversial statements.

President Obama Submits Quixotic Plan To Close Guantanamo Bay Prison

The President has another plan to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay. It’s as likely to be well-received on Capitol Hill as all of his other previous plans on this issue.

Nevada Hoping To Avoid Another Chaotic Caucus

Tonight’s Nevada Caucuses could be as chaotic as the floor of a Vegas casino, but Donald Trump seems to be in position to score another win.

Conservatives Double Down On ‘No Hearing, No Votes’ For SCOTUS Nominee

Conservatives are sending a message to Senate Republicans about the vacancy on the Supreme Court, and it may require them to initiate a suicidal game plan.

Joe Biden In 1992: No Action On Supreme Court Nominations Until After An Election

In 1992, Joe Biden said that no action should be taken on any potential Supreme Court nominations until after that year’s Presidential election. Sound familiar?

Can Donald Trump Be Stopped?

Donald Trump hasn’t hit the point of inevitability yet, but time is running short if Republicans are going to stop him.

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Donald Trump Suggests Marco Rubio May Not Be Eligible To Be President

Donald Trump is trolling the depths of the Internet’s conspiracy dungeons once again. This time to raise the largely absurd argument that Marco Rubio may not be eligible to serve as President.

The End, At Least For Now, Of The Bush Dynasty

For now at least, the Bush Dynasty has seen the end of its involvement in national politics.

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