President Joe Biden delivers remarks before signing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Monday, November 15, 2021, on the South Lawn of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Cameron Smith) President Joe Biden delivers remarks before signing the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, Monday, November 15, 2021, on the South Lawn of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Cameron Smith)

Biden Preparing for 2024 Run

Will America re-elect an 82-year-old to the White House?

Radicalism and Internet Culture

Does online performance logically devolve into rage and violence?

QAnon Conspiracist Republican Senate Nominee from Oregon

Jo Rae Perkins may be a nut, but she won a four-person primary.

Hillary Clinton Not Running For President Again

We won’t have Hillary Clinton to kick around anymore.

John Hickenlooper, Former Colorado Governor, Enters Presidential Race

Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper is the latest entrant into an already crowded Democratic field.

Washington Governor Jay Inslee Is Running For President

Washington Governor Jay Inslee is running for the Democratic nomination for President on a platform primarily focused on climate change. Whether that helps distinguish him from a growing field of candidates remains to be seen.

Democrats Already Gearing Up For 2020 Battles

The midterm elections are still four months away, but Democrats are already making moves to prepare for the race for their party’s Presidential nomination in 2020.

Potential 2020 Democratic Candidates Rally Around Calls To “Abolish ICE”

The calls to “Abolish ICE” are spreading to potential candidates for the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination.

McConnell Open To Eliminating ‘Blue Slips’ For Judicial Nominees

The Senate appears ready to get rid of another procedural move designed to block judicial nominees.

Senate Democrats Split On Strategy For Gorsuch Nomination

Senate Democrats are divided on how to approach the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, making it likely that he’ll be confirmed.

Senator Elizabeth Warren Silenced By Senate During Debate On Sessions Nomination

There were fireworks on the floor of the Senate last night, but it was really just politics as usual.

California, Four Other States, Set To Vote On Marijuana Legalization

If polls are any indication, voters are set to legalize marijuana in five more states on Tuesday.

Evaluating Hillary’s Short List For Running Mates

A purported ‘short list’ of potential running mates for Hillary Clinton is out. Here’s how the candidates stack up.

Postal Service Bars Newspapers That Advertise Marijuana From The Mail, Even Where It’s Legal

The Post Office is saying that it will not accept for mail any publication that includes ad for marijuana, even in states where it has been legalized.

Marijuana Legalization On The Ballot In Oregon, Alaska, And Washington, D.C.

Two states and the nation’s capital could have legal marijuana after Tuesday’s elections.

GOP Likely To Take The Senate, Retain The House, Maintain The Status Quo In The States

The GOP has a good chance of taking the Senate in 2014, but it will be by a narrow margin.

Obama Introduces “Administrative Fix” That May Create More Problems Than It Solves

A contrite President Obama offered a “fix” for one of the biggest problems that the PPACA has created.

Harry Reid To Make Another Attempt At Filibuster Reform?

Harry Reid is supposedly making another run at filibuster reform.

McConnell And Reid Reach Filibuster Deal

Once again, the filibuster survives. Nobody should be surprised.

Democrats May Be Short On Votes For Filibuster Reform

Harry Reid appears to be short of the votes he needs to enact filibuster reform.

Filibuster Reform On The Agenda In 2013?

Once again, Senate Democrats are talking about filibuster reform, but will they actually follow through?

Harry Reid Calls For Filibuster Reform, 15 Months Too Late

Harry Reid is apparently regretting not going forward with filibuster reform in January 2011.

No, Republicans Wouldn’t Eliminate The Filibuster

Worried the GOP might eliminate the filibuster if they gain control of the Senate? Don’t be.

Congressional Leadership And Obama Reach Deal To Raise Debt Ceiling

We have a deal in Washington. Now, the leadership just has to make sure it can pass Congress.

Democrats Filibuster Reform Package: On The Whole, A Good Idea

The filibuster reform package that Senate Democrats unveiled yesterday has much to recommend to it. Unfortunately, it’s probably doomed.

Thoughts On Partisanship, The Senate, And Filibusters

The abuse of the filibuster is just a symptom of a much wider problem.

Fix The Filibuster By Making Senators Actually Filibuster

Oregon Senator Jeff Merkley wants to fix the filibuster by making Senators actually filibuster. It’s a good idea.