Political reality shows us that the shootings in Charleston are not going to have any appreciable impact on the likelihood of any type of gun control law passing anywhere outside of the bluest of the blue states.
An adviser close to Hillary Clinton is talking about expanding the Electoral College map in 2016, but even without such an expansion the GOP faces an uphill battle.
The GOP is dominant in the Southern United States, but it’s unlikely to last as long as Democratic dominance of the region did.
President Obama’s threat to take action on immigration if Congress doesn’t act by the end of the year ignores political reality,
Increasing the minimum wage proved to be popular at the ballot box Tuesday, unsurprisingly, However, it did not help Democrats on the same ballot.
The Republican wave extended even to Governor’s races that, in any other year, they should have lost.
2014 was not supposed to be a wave election, but it clearly qualifies as one.
Things are looking good for the GOP to take over the Senate, but there are still several right races that could tip the balance one way or the other.
Combining politics, an incessantly sensationalist news cycle, and a virus that scares a lot of people can’t end well.
Two weeks after it seemed to be tightening, there are signs the battle for control of the Senate may be moving in the GOP’s direction.
The Affordable Care Act is playing almost no role in the midterm elections.
Republicans still have an advantage, but Democrats seem to be holding their own in the battle for Senate control.
Cowardice, or politically prudent?
Some on the left are saying that Hillary Clinton isn’t doing enough to help Democrats in 2014.
In what would be a classic bit of political irony, polling indicates that the House lawsuit against the President could make Democrats more likely to vote in November.
The GOP has a good chance of taking the Senate in 2014, but it will be by a narrow margin.
Once again, Washington politicians are pontificating about the Washington Redskins.
Some polls aren’t worth the paper they’re printed on.
A new poll indicates that Democratic candidates are holding their own against Republican challengers in three southern states.
From the beginning, the Tea Party has shown itself to be just plain bad at picking candidates. This year, they finally seem to be on the verge of paying for it in the GOP primaries
A grim new poll for the President and his Democratic allies.
It’s a bit too early for Republicans to be celebrating that Senate majority that so many people are predicting.
The likelihood of any action on gun control in 2014 is extremely limited
It wasn’t a Thermonuclear move, more like something the size of Hiroshima, but today the Senate took an historic move nonetheless.
It’s no wonder there’s no compromise in Congress.
Polling looks bleak for the GOP right now, but it’s unclear what that will mean a year from now.
The GOP’s approval numbers have fallen like a stone, but it’s unclear whether this will matter in 2014.
The Senate may be headed for an historic confrontation today if an 11th hour deal isn’t reached.
Harry Reid is supposedly making another run at filibuster reform.
John Boehner clearly wants to see an immigration bill passed this year, but he has a very narrow path to victory.
If you want to understand contemporary politics, the last thing you should do is reference an Andrew Sorkin project.
The odds that any of the Senators who voted no on Manchin/Toomey will pay a political price for doing so is low.
The prospects for gun control appear to be dimming.