Democrats Punt on Primary Order

They’re going to wait until after the midterms to decide whether Iowa and New Hampshire stay at the front of the line.

Cheney Way Behind

See is paying the price for her defense of democracy.

Georgia Subpoenas Conservative Group Over Ballot Harvesting Allegations

Why would a group that claims it has evidence of ballot harvesting refuse to turn it over?

Democrats Have Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Running against Trump didn’t work this year.

What’s Kyrsten Sinema’s Game?

The political calculus of Arizona’s senior Senator is unclear.

Is Texas Undemocratic?

The Lone Star State has enacted some peculiar new laws.

The Radicalization of Ross Douthat

An interesting podcast conversation.

SCOTUS Upholds Arizona Voting Rules

A completely unsurprising 6-3 decision.

Negotiating the For the People Act?

Kinda, sorta, maybe, but probably not really.

Manchin Opposes Democracy

Or, at least, he’s willing to kill democracy in order to save it.

Start the Steal?

Cries that American democracy is in jeopardy are not hyperbole.

Texas Democrats Deny Quorum, Delay Elections Bill

A special session looms. (And how this is not like the filibuster in the US Senate).

Voter Suppression in Texas

Let’s call it what it is.

Voting is Too Hard

It’s not just Red states that put up too many barriers.

A Specious Comparison of Voting Rules

No, Colorado’s voting regulations are not roughly the same as Georgia’s.

More on GA’s SB202

Georgia Public Broadcasting provides a useful list of provisions.

Georgia Passes New Election Law

It makes voting harder.

The Dishonesty of Restrictive Reforms

The fixes worsen the stated problem (more on Iowa and other states’ attempts to restrict voting).

Iowa Limits Early Voting

Making it harder to vote in Iowa.

Voting Legislation on Parade

HR1 is a national approach to expanding voter access. State legislatures are trying to both expand and restrict the vote as well.

HR1: Good, but Not Enough

And what GOP opposition says about the party.

Blue Wave Crashes

It’ll be days before we know the final 2020 results but a resounding repudiation is unlikely.

I Voted

A surprisingly uneventful experience.

Voting From the Grave

When early voting meets tragedy.

Could Trump Shock the World Again?

Fear of a reprise of 2016 is still with us.

Making it Harder to Vote

Lots of places in the US don’t make it easy.

27 Million Americans Have Already Voted

Election Day is increasingly a myth.

Five Weeks Out

Joe Biden’s chances remain extraordinarily good.

President Trump at the Bioprocess Innovation Center at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies President Donald J. Trump listens to a reporter’s question during a press conference Monday, July 27, 2020, at the Bioprocess Innovation Center at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies in Morrisville, N.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead) President Trump at the Bioprocess Innovation Center at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies President Donald J. Trump listens to a reporter’s question during a press conference Monday, July 27, 2020, at the Bioprocess Innovation Center at Fujifilm Diosynth Biotechnologies in Morrisville, N.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

Trump’s Free Fall Over?

The President has hit rock bottom.

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

Trump Fires Campaign Manager Again

The President does not like his poll numbers.

Transparent Hypocrisy on Mail-in Voting

Hypocrisy, lies, and dangerous rhetoric from Trump and his allies on mail-in voting.

Virginia’s Stunning Transformation

A disgraced governor is signing a wave of progressive legislation

Elizabeth Warren Ends Campaign

The inevitable has happened.

Warren Can’t Win

96 percent of the delegates have yet to be awarded. How can the race be down to two?

Klobuchar Out

The field winnows further.

The Down Side of Early Voting

Many people have voted for candidates who aren’t running anymore.

Is Sanders Inevitable?

There’s no way to catch him in a six-candidate field.

The Wheels Are Coming Off Of Kamala Harris’s Campaign

Kamala Harris’s once-promising campaign is nearing the end whether the candidate or her supporters wish to admit it or not.

Tulsi Gabbard Threatening To Boycott Debate. Would Anyone Notice? [UPDATED]

Tulsi Gabbard, who managed to qualify for tomorrow’s fourth Democratic debate after missing out on the third, is threatening to boycott what may be her last chance to make her case to a national audience.

Larry Hogan Rules Out Primary Challenge Against Trump

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ruled out what would essentially be a quixotic primary challenge against President Trump.

Elizabeth Warren Turns Down Invitation To Appear On Fox News Town Hall

Passing up an opportunity that other Democrats are taking, Elizabeth Warren is declining to appear on Fox News Channel. This seems like an unwise decision.

McConnell Opposes National Holiday for Voting

His critique is rather telling.

Elizabeth Warren Takes A Big Step Toward Running For President

Begun, the 2020 campaign has.

California Moves Primary Date To March 3rd

California is set up throw a huge curve ball into the 2020 Presidential nomination fight.

Democrats Seem Likely To Make The Same Debate Mistakes Republicans Did

Faced with the prospect of a large field like the one Republicans had in 2016, Democrats are trying to figure out how to handle debates. So far, the ideas being put forward are as bad as what the GOP ended up doing.

Walker Defends Curtailing Evers as he Exits

On the way out the door, Scott Walker signed a bill to take powers away from his successor (and demonstrated a lack of understanding of Venn diagrams).

Responding To Democratic Victories, Republicans Strip Governors Of Power

Republican lawmakers in Michigan and Wisconsin are responding to their party’s losses at the Gubernatorial level by attempting to restrict the powers of the incoming Democratic Governor.

Amy Klobuchar 2020?

Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar is reportedly considering a bid for the Democratic Presidential Nomination in 2020.