Marco Rubio’s performance in this week’s debate is once again leading to speculation about whether is about to have a breakout moment.
With the top conservative caucus in Congress acquiescing to his candidacy, Paul Ryan is largely certain to become the next Speaker of the House.
In addition to doing everything she needed to do last night, Hillary Clinton also destroyed whatever logic remained for a Joe Biden candidacy.
Paul Ryan has yet to say if he will run for Speaker of the House, but that hasn’t stopped the opposition on the hard right from forming already.
Quietly, Florida Senator Marco Rubio has been moving close to the front f the race for the Republican Presidential nomination.
John Boehner let loose on the “false prophets” on the right yesterday, and he’s absolutely right.
Once a candidate that many believed could become the Republican nominee, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is dropping out of the race for President.
Scott Walker used to have a commanding lead in Iowa, now he’s in 7th place. That’s just another sign of the troubles facing his campaign.
Scott Walker and Chris Christie apparently think that the key to turning around their dying campaigns is to pander to the people supporting Donald Trump’s anti-immigration platform.
Jeb Bush’s campaign has been in a rough patch for several weeks at least, and now he’s lost three top fundraisers.
Another poll confirms the fact that Americans of all political stripes continue to hold Congress is disdain.
Scott Walker is flip-flopping on immigration again, while his poll numbers sink like a stone.
It will never actually happen, of course, but some of Donald Trump’s fellow candidates for President have been eager to endorse his idea to abolish birthright citizenship.
Donald Trump’s immigration plan is would create a police state, violate people’s rights, and hurt America’s economy. And his supporters will most likely love it.
Another poll shows that most Americans, and even most Republicans, support a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants.
It’s a Donald Trump debate, where the facts are made up and the truth doesn’t matter.
The Senate Majority Leader says there will be no immigration reform while Obama is President. This is unlikely to help the GOP’s already serious problems with Latino voters.
Once again, Donald Trump is succeeding because he is saying things many Republicans agree with.
Republicans have nobody to blame but themselves for the anti-immigrant Frankenstein in their midst.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has formally entered the race for President, but can he overcome his flip-flops and a turn to the hard right?
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker will be entering the race for President later this month, but it’s unclear if his recent turn to the hard right will help him or hurt him.
The highest court in New York state has ruled that an undocumented immigrant brought to the U.S. as a child can be admitted to practice law.
Yet another poll shows that most Americans support a path to citizenship, and that a majority of Republican agree with them.
Lindsey Graham is the latest entrant into the Presidential race, but it’s hard to see how he gets out of the bottom of the polls.
Former Texas Governor Rick Perry is going to be looking for that elusive second act in American politics.
For reasons only he can understand. South Carolina’s senior Senator will be entering the race for the White House early next month.
In a move that is clearly designed to have an impact in the General Election, Hillary Clinton came out in support of broad immigration reform in Nevada yesterday.
The sources of new immigrants to the United States are changing, but it’s unclear if that will have any impact on the political debate over immigration reform.
Even for political junkies, the thrill seems to be gone.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker is now appealing to the worst aspects of economic populism on the right.
And the fun part is that his main motive for running appears to be the opportunity to troll Rand Paul.
Marco Rubio is the first Republican in the race who actually has a plausible chance to win the nomination, but it’s not going to be easy.
Jeb Bush is leading the latest poll of the 2016 Republican race and Ted Cruz has surged since he entered the race, but the race is just beginning.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio is getting ready to jump into the race for President, but he has an uphill fight ahead of him.
As expected, Republicans have caved in the showdown over funding for the Department of Homeland Security.
Just as his political star is rising among conservatives, Scott Walker is walking back his previous support for immigration reform.
A new poll of 2016 primary voters shows that even Republicans are coming to accept that gays and lesbians should have the right to get married.
Another commentary on the National Security Strategy, this one at The Hill.
Judging by recent polling, the President’s executive action has hardened GOP opposition to immigration reform, making progress on the issue going forward much less likely.
The House approved a bill to protest the President’s executive action on immigration that will go nowhere. The question is whether it will placate the right.
Today is a day for turkey and football, not a day for politics.
A new poll shows that a majority of Americans support the President’s changes to deportation policy, but don’t like that he acted unilaterally.
Some points on the immigration debate that need constant (it seems) reinforcement.
The fact that Republicans lack anything approaching a coherent immigration plan makes it hard to take their criticism of the President seriously.
Top Republicans worry that their party’s response to the President’s executive action will alienate Latinos. However, there’s little they can do about that.