Who’ll Control the Senate?

Forecasters give Democrats better than even odds of a majority.

Topics for First Trump-Biden Debate

The general election campaign is about to kick off in earnest.

The Return of Hunter Biden

A Senate GOP report doesn’t find anything new.

Mid-Work Week Forum

The Senate’s Rural Skew

Injecting data into the conversation.

Tuesday’s Forum

Plug-in Weirdness [UPDATED]

Some upgrade-related wonkiness.

A Court-Packing Plan I Could Support

A Solomonic solution from the commentariat.

More On Expanding The Supreme Court

It’s time to accept the desecration of our political constitution.

Is the American Government Legitimate?

A long-winded and esoteric discussion about an elusive idea.

Is Federalism the Real Problem?

A fundamental building block of our system makes it nearly impossible to fix.

Monday’s Forum

Puerto Rican Statehood Possibilities

Statehood is on the ballot this November.

Why I am Where I am on Reform

More on SCOTUS expansion and other issues.

Against Packing the Supreme Court

Legitimacy hangs in the balance.

Electoral Implications of the SOTUS Vacancy

Perhaps a bit of a hot take.

A Defense of Expanding the US Supreme Court

It is about finding ways to combat minority rule.

Ginsburg, Garland, and Court Packing

Two related discussions.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 1933-2020

The iconic Supreme Court justice has died at the age of 87.

Saturday’s Forum

A Photo for Friday

Friday’s Forum

We Dismiss Potential Religious Allies At Our Peril

Ignoring religious diversity makes polarization much worse.

US Passes 200,000 Dead from COVID

Yet another grim milestone.

Thursday’s Forum

Comparative Approval Ratings

Is Trump really an outlier?

politics outrage shouting politics outrage shouting

All’s Fair, Even if It’s Unfair?

A defense of the indefensible.

Big Ten Football Back October 24

Yet another twist in an ongoing saga.

Do the Polls Matter?

President Trump is historically unpopular and has consistently trailed Joe Biden. He could still win.

Wednesday’s Forum

Truly Disturbing

Statements by an HHS official underscore the rot of this administration.

Presidential Campaign Down to Six States

The Electoral College is once again having the opposite effect of what its defenders claim.

Wisconsin Supremes Block Green Party Ballot Access

A potentially catastrophic delay has been averted.

Tuesday’s Forum

Monday’s Forum

This Guy Is Not An Academic

Sorry, UC Irvine, as long as Navarro is on the faculty, no donations from this graduate.

President Donald J. Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, July 10, 2020, en route to Miami International Airport in Miami President Donald J. Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, July 10, 2020, en route to Miami International Airport in Miami

More on Trump and the Fires

Trump appears to have been shamed into doing part of his job.

Sunday’s Forum

Some Swing State Polls

More good news for Biden.

Photos for August

How the Electoral College Perverts Democratic Politics

Thinking about wildfires and electoral politics.

President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks prior to signing H.R. 1957- The Great American Outdoors Act Tuesday, August 4, 2020, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks prior to signing H.R. 1957- The Great American Outdoors Act Tuesday, August 4, 2020, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)

Woodward Revelations Hurting Trump

A new poll shows meaningful shifts in public attitudes.

Saturday’s Forum

A Photo for Friday

Trump Loses Census Case

It will, however, be appealed to SCOTUS.

Justice Department Prosecuting Russian Interference

A pleasant surprise.

Wisconsin Supreme Court Delays Absentee Ballots

A party-line vote may scuttle mail-in voting in a crucial swing state.

Friday’s Forum