Trump Calls Putin To Exchange High-Fives Over End Of Mueller Probe

President Trump’s obsequious effort to please Russian President Vladimir Putin continues.

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet Joins The Democratic Field

Colorado Senator Michael Bennet is the latest entrant into the race for the Democratic nomination for President, and the field isn’t done growing.

Biden Calls For End To U.S. Support For War On Yemen

Former Vice-President Joe Biden is calling for an end to American support for the Saudi war on Yemen.

Just Say No To Impeachment (For Now)

In the end, Impeachment is a political act more than a legal one. For that reason, Democrats should not pursue impeachment unless they have a reasonable chance of winning.

Trump And Congressional Democrats Announce A Plan To Announce An Infrastructure Plan

President Trump and the top Democrats in Congress announced a purported $2 trillion infrastructure deal but there’s no reason to believe it will ever become law.

Joe Biden Gets Post-Announcement Poll Bounce

There’s some very good news for Joe Biden in the first polls taken after he entered the Presidential race.

Stacy Abrams Not Running for Senate

The narrow loser of the Georgia governor’s race has left open the possibility of running for President.

House Democrats Finding Little Enthusiasm For Impeachment Back Home

Democratic House members are finding that their constituents aren’t quite as eager for impeachment as some party activists are.

Majority Says They Won’t Vote For Trump In 2020

A new poll shows that a majority of Americans say they won’t vote for President Trump in 2020. but that’s only half the battle for Democrats

Trump In Trouble In Texas?

A new poll shows President Trump struggling against four of his potential 2020 challengers. Should Republicans be worried and Democrats elated? It’s too early to tell.

Democrats Trying to Block Trump from 2020 Ballot

Ballot measures across the country would deny access to those who refuse to release tax returns.

Kamala Harris Disqualified Because She Owns A Gun?

One opinion writer says that Senator Kamala Harris should be disqualified as a Democratic candidate because she owns a handgun.

Most Americans Oppose Impeachment But Also Don’t Believe Trump

A new poll finds that most Americans do not support impeaching the President at this time, but they also don’t believe the President on the issues of Russian interference and obstruction.

Federal Court Finds Michigan Districts Unconstitutionally Gerrymandered

A Federal Court in Michigan has found several of that state’s Congressional and state legislative districts to have been subject to extreme partisan gerrymandering.

F.B.I. Warns Of Russian Plans To Interfere In 2020 Elections

Counter-Intelligence officials are warning that Russia is preparing another election interference campaign for the 2020 election.

Trump Fears Biden The Most Of All The Democratic Challengers

Not surprisingly, Donald Trump fears former Vice-President Joe Biden the most of all the Democrats currently running against him.

Joe Biden Raises $6.3 Million In First Day Of Fundraising

Former Vice-President Joe Biden had a very successful first day when it comes to campaign fundraising.

Donald Trump Continues To Defend The Racist Protesters In Charlottesville

Taking Joe Biden’s bait, President Trump once again defended his response to the racist rally in Charlottesville two years ago..

Economic Growth Beats Expectations But Isn’t Much To Write Home About

First quarter economic growth came in higher than expected, but there are several caveats worth keeping an eye on.

Joe Biden Reaches Out To Anita Hill

Before he started his campaign for President, former Vice-President Biden reached out to Anita Hill to apologize for his conduct during the confirmation hearings for Clarence Thomas in 1991.

Joe Biden Makes It Official, He’s Running For President

He’s tan. He’s rested. He’s ready. But is the Democratic Party going to buy what Joe Biden is selling?

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Hillary Clinton Writes History’s Most Self-Serving Op-Ed

Having lost to him, she’s an ineffective voice on the matter of Donald Trump.

Trump Campaign Worried About Pennsylvania

Trump campaign officials are worried about the President’s chances of holding onto a state that was crucial to his win in 2020. They should be.

Trump Could Win Re-Election

Larry Sabato lays out a quite plausible path.

Sanders Takes Campaign-Killing Position on Felon Voting

Sanders’ position on felon voting is logical, yet politically suicidal.

Biden Campaign Announcement Delayed But Still Expected Within Days

Reports yesterday had former Vice-President Biden entering the Presidential field as early as tomorrow. Those plans appear to be delayed. but an an announcement still appears to be coming.

More Evidence Of A Buttigieg Boomlet

Pete Buttigieg is in the top three in a recent poll of New Hampshire Democratic primary voters, but can it last?

Seth Moulton Enters An Already Crowded Democratic Field

Congressman Seth Moulton of Massachusetts is the latest Democrat to enter an already crowded field.

Democratic Contender Websites

A deep dive into typography and naming choices.

Can The Buttigieg Boomlet Last?

Pete Buttigieg is getting a lot of attention for a relatively unknown candidate. but it’s unclear if it can last.

Democrats Aren’t Buying Cory Booker’s ‘Unity’ Message

Cory Booker’s message of unity isn’t going over well with Democratic voters eager for a fight.

Bernie Sanders’ Rights Talk is Nonsense on Stilts

The Vermont socialist likes to invent rights that don’t exist.

Donald Trump Is The President Of Trumpland, Not The United States

Donald Trump speaks largely just to his base, ignoring the nation as a whole. Whether this will be enough to win re-election in 2020 is an open question.

Reading the FEC Tea Leaves

There’s a lot of money already chasing the 2020 presidential election.

Bill Weld Launches Primary Challenge To Trump

Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld has officially joined the race for the 2020 Republican Presidential nomination

Steve King Facing Serious Republican Challenge In Iowa

Steve King, who has recently come under attack for a long history of racist remarks, is facing a strong challenge for the GOP nomination in 2020.

Roy Moore Leads GOP Field To Challenge Doug Jones In 2020

Roy Moore has not said that he’s running for Senate again in Alabama, but he’s already threatening to up-end the race for the GOP nomination.

Trump’s Campaign Raises $30 Million

The President’s re-election fund-raising is off to a fast start.

What Exactly Does Beto O’Rourke Believe In?

So far, Beto O’Rourke’s campaign has been far more about image than substance.

Democratic Voters Really Want To Beat Donald Trump

It’s still early in the 2020 cycle, but Democratic candidate are finding rally attendees focused on one thing. Beating Donald Trump.

Trump’s 2020 Message Is Clear, And It’s Not A Healthy One

The tone and content of President Trump’s 2020 campaign is already quite apparent.

Do Democrats Have A Shot At Unseating Lindsey Graham?

Democrats in South Carolina seem to think they have a shot at beating Lindsey Graham in 2020. I wouldn’t be so sure of that.

Politics on Twitter vs IRL

The 2020 debate on Twitter does not represent ordinary Americans. Does that matter?

Democrats and the Death Penalty

California Governor Gavin Newsome may have put the issue front and center for 2020.

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Obama Warns Democrats Against ‘Circular Firing Squads’

“We have to be careful in balancing big dreams and bold ideas with also recognizing that typically change happens in steps.”

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Sanders: Prisoners Should Vote

As many states contemplate restoring voting rights to felons who have completed their sentence, a leading Democrat wants to go further.

Mueller Investigators Say Report More Damaging than Barr Summary Indicates

It now appears that the Attorney General is keeping publicly-releasable information hidden away longer than necessary.

Democratic Fundraising Totals

Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris are leading the field and Pete Bittigieg is doing surprisingly well.

Could Sanders Be the Democrats’ Trump?

In 2016, a crowded Republican field yielded an unlikely nominee. Could history repeat itself in 2020?

The Backlash Against the Biden Backlash

After a flood of stories saying the former Vice President is unsuitable for the modern era, the inevitable pushback is happening.