Ed Markey Facing A Challenge From The Kennedy Clan In 2020?

The junior Senator from Massachusetts could be facing a big challenge in 2020.

Biden Continues To Lead Democratic Field While Warren Slips Into Second

Joe Biden continues to lead the Democratic field but Elizabeth Warren has slipped into second while Bernie Sanders and Kamala Harris appear to be slipping.

Joe Biden Maintains A Huge Lead In South Carolina

Joe Biden continues to have a strong lead in the Palmetto State, thanks largely to strong support from African-American voters.

Beto O’Rourke Once Again Rules Out Running For Senate

Beto O’Rourke is once again rejecting the idea of running for Senate instead of President.

John Hickenlooper Ends Quixotic White House Bid

We won’t have Hickenlooper to kick around anymore.

Hickenlooper For Senate?

There are hints that former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper could abandon his seemingly doomed Presidential bid to run for Senate.

Democrats’ Debate Qualification Rules Too Easy to Game

Rich candidates are buying artificial donors to stay in the contest.

Joe Biden Being Joe Biden is Hurting Joe Biden

The 76-year-old Democratic frontrunner’s penchant for gaffes is raising questions about his fitness to govern.

Trump Campaign Sues To Block California Law Requiring Release Of Tax Returns

The Trump campaign and several other parties have filed lawsuits challenging California’s new law requiring candidates for President to release copies of their tax returns.

You Can’t Accept Part Of Trumpism Without Endorsing The Entirety Of Trumpism

Donald Trump is a complete package, you can’t support part of it without at least implicitly endorsing all of it.

Biden Leads, Warren Rises, Kamala Falls In Wake of Second Debate

One week out from the second Democratic debate, Elizabeth Warren appears to be the biggest beneficiary. while Kamala Harris appears to be falling behind.

The Battle For Senate Control In 2020 Appears To Favor Republicans

In the battle for Senate control in 2020, the conditions appear to favor Republicans. At least for now.

More Than Half Of House Democrats Want Impeachment, But Pelosi Is Standing Firm

More than half of the House Democratic Caucus has endorsed impeachment, but that’s unlikely to cause Nancy Pelosi to move off her current position.

Will Hurd’s Retirement Is A Warning Sign For The GOP

The only African-American Republican in the House of Representatives is retiring, and that should worry Republicans nationwide.

A Note on the Hurd Retirement

The odds have increased all border districts will be represented by Democrats after 2020.

Another Post-Debate Poll Shows Little Movement

Another post-debate poll shows little change in the race for the Democratic nomination.

First Post-Debate Poll Shows Little Movement In Democratic Field

The first poll since this week’s debate concluded shows little movement in the race for the Democratic nomination.

Second Night Of Democratic Debate Outpaces First Night In Viewers

As was the case in June, the second night of the second Democratic debate was seen by more people than the first night.

July Jobs Report Within Expectations But Far From Spectacular

July’s Jobs Report was in line with expectations, but hardly indicative of a booming economy.

Future Debates Likely To Have Fewer Participants

Future debates among the 2020 Democratic candidates are likely to have fewer participants. That’s a good thing.

Biden Bounces Back, Harris Takes Fire In Second Night Of Second Debate

As was the case a month ago, Vice-President Biden and Senator Kamala Harris were the focus of last night’s debate. Things turned out very differently, though.

First Night Of Second Democratic Debate Sees Big Ratings Drop

It looks like fewer people are tuning in for the second Democratic debate.

Once Again, Trump Tries To Insert Himself Into Other People’s Heroism

Once again, President Trump can’t help but make something meant to recognize real American heroes all about himself.

Progressives And Moderates Clash In First Night Of Second Democratic Debate

The first night of the second Democratic debate consisted largely of clashes between the party’s progressive wing and more moderate elements.

Second Dem Debate Becomes Bernie Show

The bizarre format meant an angry old man got the lion’s share of air time.

Previewing The Second Democratic Debate With A Look At The Polls

For the second time in month, the candidates for the Democratic Presidential nomination will face off in a two-night debate, so it’s as good a time as any to look at the polls.

RBG Speaks Out Against Court Packing Schemes

Ruth Bader Ginsburg isn’t very impressed by the proposals made by several liberal politicians lately to increase the size of the Supreme Court to counterbalance the conservative tilt created by the Gorsuch and Kavanaugh confirmations.

Tulsi Gabbard Files Ridiculous Lawsuit Against Google

Tulsi Gabbard has filed a seemingly frivolous lawsuit against Google due to a temporary suspension of her advertising account.

Kamala Harris’s Momentum Slowing

Kamala Harris’s post-debate rise in the polls appears to be losing momentum as we head into the second debate.

Americans Find Trump’s Rhetoric Racist, But He Doesn’t Care

Even a Fox News poll finds that the American public finds the President’s recent rhetoric to be racist. There’s a different picture when you look at his supporters, though.

Impeachment In The Wake Of The Mueller Hearing

The Mueller hearing has weakened the political argument for impeachment. Democrats need to proceed with caution, and concentrate on winning in 2020 rather than removing the President from office prematurely.

Top Four Democrats Fighting It Out in California

The top four Democratic candidates are grouped closely together in the most recent polls out of delegate-rich California.

Most Americans Find President’s Tweets Un-American And Racist

Two new polls show that the President’s recent racist tweetstorms have not gone over well with Americans as a whole, but that’s unlikely to cause the President to walk them back.

Trump Immune from ‘Racism’ Charge?

The President’s approval is up and disapproval down after the latest incidents.

Democrats Way Behind in Fundraising Again

The DNC has $9.3 million to the RNC’s $44 million.

Trump’s Electoral College Advantage Growing

He could lose the popular vote by an even larger margin in 2020—and still coast to re-election.

Explaining Trump’s Racist Attacks On ‘The Squad’

The President’s decision to base his re-election campaign on racism and stoking racial and ethnic divisions is quite simple to explain.

Mark Sanford Considering Primary Challenge Against Trump

Former South Carolina Congressman and Governor Mark Sanford is reportedly considering an intra-party challenge to President Trump

Lineup Set For Second Democratic Debate

The lineups for the second Democratic debate are set, and they include some interesting pairings.

Democrats Announce Roster For Second Debate

Once again, twenty candidates will participate in the second debate scheduled to take place over two nights at the end of the month.

Donald Trump’s Ninety Minutes Hate

Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail last night with another one of his red meat speeches. The analogies it causes one to draw are chilling to say the least.

Bernie Sanders Is The Big Loser In Latest New Hampshire Polls

Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire Primary by a huge margin in 2016. This time, he’s slipping in the polls as other candidates rise ahead of him.

The End Of Betomania

Beto O’Rourke’s campaign for President is going nowhere fast and he has only a small amount of time to stop the slide.

Another Poll Shows Increased Public Support For Abortion Rights

Increased focus on conservative efforts to overturn Roe v. Wade appears to be rallying public support for abortion rights.

Looking At The 2020 Democratic Fundraising Numbers

The numbers are in and there’s good news for some candidates and bad news for a lot of the others.

Where In The World Was Bill DeBlasio?

Bill DeBlasio is facing criticism for the fact that he was off in Iowa on his quixotic Presidential campaign rather than being at home during Saturday’s blackout.

On Foreign Policy, Biden Is The Anti-Trump

Joe Biden delivered his first major foreign policy address of the campaign. It’s not perfect, but it’s better than what we have right now.

Outsider Andrew Yang Raises $2.8 Million In Second Quarter

Andrew Yang has been a relatively unknown candidate for the Democratic nomination, but he’s slowly risen in the polls and raised more money in the second quarter than several experienced politicians.

The Great Democratic Winnowing Appears To Be Imminent

Democratic voters and donors appear to be narrowing their choices for a nominee down, which could mean a short future for a lot of current Democratic candidates.