One Child, One Vote

J.D. Vance’s cynical suggestion.

Money and Intra-Party Competition

More in a series of ongoing observations about the GOP primaries.

More Intra-Party Manuevers

This time: the Alaska GOP.

West’s Final Days as Texas GOP Chair

Not surprisingly, it has been a bit contentious.

Allen West Announces Gubernatorial Bid

He will challenge Greg Abbott for the GOP nomination.

Ohio, Trump, and the Primaries

Thinking about party evolution and behavior going into 2022.

May Inflation Higher than Expected

The question is: for how long and ultimately how much?

Counterpoint: The 6 January Commission and the Filibuster

I think this underscores the problem with the 60-vote requirement.

The Importance of Time Horizons in Politics

And general considerations on mid-term elections.

The GOP: Not a Civil War, Not a Purge

The GOP is actually pretty healthy at the moment, despite some public rhetoric to the contrary.

Liz Cheney and the GOP

A quick lesson about American parties.

The Joys of Decennial Redistricting

Quite a number of Democratic Congressmen are thinking about seeking a new job.

Today in Bad Election Analysis

Let’s not get overly dramatic about special elections.

Shelby Likely to Retire

Implications for Alabama and the GOP as well as considerations on the evolution of American politics.

The Centrality of Nominations

American political parties are controlled by the primaries.