The 2016 frontrunners at this stage won their nominations easily. But that’s often not the case.
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.
The latest entry in the unity third party presidential candidate genre is just as bad as they always are.
The first day of the Kavanaugh confirmation hearings was much ado about pretty much nothing, but then that can be used to describe a process whose outcome is pretty much foreordained.
Washington said farewell to John McCain today in a service that both remembered his spirit and his heroism, and stands as a sharp rebuke to what politics has been reduced to in America today.
When it comes to the Trump White House, the fish rots from the head down.
John McCain continues to bravely battle an aggressive form of brain cancer, but he’s already made clear that he doesn’t want the 45th President of the United States at his funeral.
Trump’s decision to retain outside counsel is not surprising. Whether he will listen to Kasowitz any more than he appears to be listening to his White House advisers, of course, is an entirely different question.
For some reason, Joe Lieberman is apparently the front-runner to replace James Comey at the F.B.I.
Tuesday night’s running mate debate had lower viewership than any such encounter in sixteen years.
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.
If the Administration gets its way, efforts to block the Iran nuclear deal may come to a quick end in the Senate.
Despite speculation, both Angus King and Joe Manchin will stay with the Democratic caucus. And that makes sense for both of them.
When it comes to Iraq, the media only seems to be giving Americans one side of the story.
We’re actually not speculating about who might be running any more than we used to.
With less than a week left, the odds of a deal to avert the “Fiscal Cliff” seem longer than ever.
Joe Lieberman has had a change of heart on term limits: He’s now for them.
Outgoing Senator Jim Webb is making another attempt at passing the Stolen Valor Act, deemed unconstitutional last year by the US Supreme Court.
Left with a choice between their hawkish foreign policy and their supposed commitment to fiscal conservatives, Republicans will, without fail, spend the nation into debt.
A black ‘Democrat’ who seconded Obama’s nomination in 2008 is endorsing Romney in 2012. It’s not a big deal.
Politico’s Mike Allen reports that several Republicans are expected to speak at the Democratic National Convention next month.
The vetting process for a Vice-Presidential running mate will likely be very different with memories of the Sarah Palin debacle fresh in everyone’s mind.
Our political scene has changed drastically since Bob Kerrey was last in the Senate.
A study shows that most national columnists and talking heads are about as accurate as a coin flip.
The re-emergence of Obama foreign policy advisor Samantha Power to prominence has brought critics to the forefront
Senator Joe Lieberman said today that we should intervene in Syria using the same rationale we did for Libya. Because, you know, what’s the big deal about a fourth war?
The Senate leadership has agreed to exempt 1/3 of nominations from the confirmation process.
The repeal of DADT may open the doors for ROTC to return to many elite institutions, if cost doesn’t get in the way.
There’s been much talk recently about treason charges in the Wikileaks case, an most of it has been entirely wrong.