Getting Over What Happened to Elizabeth Warren

Women didn’t vote for her either. But that doesn’t mean sexism didn’t play a role in her loss.

Bloomberg’s Billions Buying Ground Game

An unprecedented spending blitz is upending the campaign.

Iowa Shifting the Narrative?

The media coverage continues on script.

Democratic Primary Reset?

The 2016 frontrunners at this stage won their nominations easily. But that’s often not the case.

Brokered Convention Fantasies: 2020 Edition

It’s time to start speculating about a brokered convention again,even though it probably isn’t going to happen.

Elizabeth Warren’s Fundraising Hypocrisy

She decries swanky fundraisers and big money donors while benefiting from both.

Progressives In The Democratic Party May Have Misread The Signals For 2020

Based on the early stages of the campaign for the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination, it appears as though the party’s progressive wing has misread the signals being sent by the party’s voters.

Can Coverage of Women Candidates Be Non-Sexist?

Gender bias is real. Most examples cited, though, aren’t.

Third Party Fantasies

The latest entry in the unity third party presidential candidate genre is just as bad as they always are.

Democrats Finalize Superdelegate Reforms

Democrats have pulled the trigger and essentially eliminated the power of superdelegates except in the unlikely event that a nominating convention goes to a second ballot.

Democrats Move Forward With Plan To Make Superdelegates Irrelevant

The Democratic National Committee is one step closer to adopting a rule change that would make superdelegates largely irrelevant to the party’s nomination process.

Yes, The First Amendment Does Protect So-Called ‘Hate Speech’

Even the most offensive speech is protected by the First Amendment.

After Election Losses, Democrats Battle For Some Top Leadership Positions

In what seems like a replay of the primary battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, some top Democratic Party leadership positions may be in jeopardy.

Clinton Health Scare Raises Questions

Clinton stumbles and leaves an event early, leading to the news that her campaign has been withholding health information from the press.

No, the US is not on the Verge of a Multi-Party System

We will have a two party system for the foreseeable future.

Heading Into Next Debate, It’s Still Trump On Top With Cruz And Rubio Fighting For Second Place

A pair of new national polls shows a new trend in the GOP race heading into the final debate of 2015.

Yes, Trump is the Frontrunner, but…

Polls are quite useful in the right circumstances, but knowledge, complexity, and timing all have to be taken into account in determining what they are telling us.

Jeb Bush Campaign Just Mostly Dead

Several recent nominees were flailing at this point in those cycles.

‘Hillary Loses’ Scenario Demonstrates Why She Wins

A Republican political consultant says Hillary Clinton is in danger of losing the nomination.

Rick Perry Begins His Improbable Attempt At An Unlikely Comeback

Rick Perry is hoping to do something that hasn’t happened before in American politics, come back from a campaign that imploded.

A Weak Democratic Bench For Vice-President?

Who do the Democrats have to take Joe Biden’s place?

Why Romney’s “47 Percent” Comments Matter

It may not be the one thing that costs him election, but Mitt Romney’s remarks about the “47 percent” are still a problem for his campaign.

How the Internet Has Evolved Since Facebook Launched

With Facebook’s huge IPO in the news, Megan Garber takes a look at how much the Internet has evolved since Thefacebook came on the scene.

How SuperPACs Have Made Politics More Democratic

Far from being deterimental, there is a case to be made that SuperPACs have actually expended democracy during this election cycle.

Bob Kerrey, DINO?

Our political scene has changed drastically since Bob Kerrey was last in the Senate.

A Brit Defends America’s Presidential Selection Process

From across the pond, an observation that the way we pick Presidents isn’t really that bad after all.

Republican Debate: Romney Perry Fight Dominates Conversation

Last night’s GOP debate was a two-man affair.

Can Any Republican Beat Obama in 2012?

Does it matter which candidate the GOP nominates?

Obama Is President, But Is He A Leader?

Barack Obama’s leadership style may be his undoing.

Howard Dean: Sarah Palin Could Beat Obama

When John McCain declared that Sarah Palin could beat President Obama, it was easy to dismiss. But when the architect of the Democratic strategy in 2008, says the same thing, you have to listen.

Osama is Dead: Long Live Al Qaeda?

I don’t feel the jubilation that came with Saddam Hussein’s capture in December 2003. Sadly, I know better this time.

Budget Deal Postmortem: Who Won?, Who Lost?, Does It Matter?

What, if anything, does the budget deal mean for the future?

Daley Pick As Chief Of Staff A Sign Of A New White House?

President Obama’s selection of Bill Daley as Chief of Staff is being seen as a sign that the White House is moving to the center and gearing up for 2012.

A Primary Challenge For Obama?

Even though it will likely be unsuccessful, a primary challenge against President Obama could end up harming him enough to hand Republicans the White House in 2012.

When It Comes To Ideological Purity, Democrats Can Be As Dumb As Republicans

A call for ideological purity in the Democratic Party in today’s New York Times demonstrates that Democrats can be just as foolish as Republicans.

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