Biden Getting Little Credit for Infrastructure Bill

Most don’t even know it passed!

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Impending Rail Strike Could Derail Economy

An impasse over schedule flexibility could have widespread impact.

Obama’s Top Economist Opposes Biden Debt Relief Plan

An unlikely source argues that it’s too big and poorly targeted.

64 Percent of Democrats Want Biden Replaced in 2024

With record-low poll numbers, the grass roots wants someone new on the ticket next time.

Racial Equity and America’s Roads

A new initiative aims to right decades-old wrongs.

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on Earth Day prior to signing an executive order strengthening the nation’s forests, resilience to extreme weather events, and local economies, Friday, April 22, 2022, at Seward Park in Seattle. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden delivers remarks on Earth Day prior to signing an executive order strengthening the nation’s forests, resilience to extreme weather events, and local economies, Friday, April 22, 2022, at Seward Park in Seattle. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

The Messaging is Medium

The Democrats have lots of problems. Salesmanship is pretty far down the list.

Vice President Kamala Harris delivers remarks to the National Congress of American Indians Annual Conference, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson) Vice President Kamala Harris delivers remarks to the National Congress of American Indians Annual Conference, Tuesday, October 12, 2021 in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

Kamala Harris is Frustrated

Apparently, getting her elected President is not a high enough priority in the Biden White House.

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?

Racial Impacts of the Interstate in Montgomery, AL

Another example for the conversation.

Robert Moses Bridge Story Debunked

A favorite anecdote from Robert Caro’s first masterpiece is likely untrue.

Buttigieg and Critical Road Theory

Mayor Pete is being mocked for telling obvious truths.

One Child, One Vote

J.D. Vance’s cynical suggestion.

Andrew Yang, Mayor of New York City?

Would a woman with his credentials be taken seriously?

How Much Student Loan Relief?

Now, we’re just haggling over price.

Will Iowa and New Hampshire Lose Their Special Place?

Nevada is mounting a challenge to the rural, lily-white states that always go first in the presidential primary gauntlet.

Congress Pushing to ‘Ratify’ ERA by Fiat

Amending the Constitutional through unconstitutional means is a very bad idea.

Pete Buttigieg to be Biden’s Transportation Secretary

He wanted a cabinet post. And this is a cabinet post.

Donald Trump v. Stacey Abrams

Gracious concessions are the norm except when they’re not.

Competing Visions For a Biden Presidency

Will he be a uniter or a divider?

Biden Open to SCOTUS Expansion

After weeks of evasion, the frontrunner hints at a compromise policy.

Amy Klobuchar Withdraws from Race She Wasn’t In

The Senator from Minnesota is no longer a candidate for Vice President.

Obama the Elder Statesman

The 58-year-old may have a post-presidency unmatched in history.

Iowa was a Waste?

Who knew?

I Was Right All Along, Except When I Was Wrong

Looking back at my predictions about the 2020 Democratic race.

No, Biden Shouldn’t Name His Cabinet Now

There’s very little upside.

Biden’s Veep and Cabinet Choices

The former VP is focused on beating Bernie Sanders but his team is looking ahead.

Joementum Kills Brokered Convention Dream

Nate Silver now gives Biden an 87% chance of winning the nomination outright.

American Gerontocracy

Is being ruled by the elderly a bad thing?

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.

Women Are Not a Voting Bloc II

A quick follow-up.

Bloomberg Drops Out, Endorses Biden

The wagons have been circled.

Elizabeth Warren Couldn’t Win and Therefore Didn’t

She lost in both of her home states. She shouldn’t be embarrassed.

Bloomberg Spent Half a Billion for Little ROE

Not a great night for the former New York major. But he still has $54.5 billion to comfort him.

A Democratic Turnout Problem?

Evidence from the four early states is not looking promising.

Warren Can’t Win

96 percent of the delegates have yet to be awarded. How can the race be down to two?

The Most Important Rule Of Surviving A Political Campaign Is: Don’t Quit!

The final delegate count may well be skewed.

The Down Side of Early Voting

Many people have voted for candidates who aren’t running anymore.

Pete Buttigieg Drops Out

The Iowa winner and New Hampshire runner-up has acknowledged the inevitable.

A White Guy in His 70s Will Be President in 2021

The women, minority, and non-geriatric candidates have been all but eliminated from the race.

Joe Biden Makes it a Two-Man Race

The 78-year-old is the Comeback Kid. And the only chance of preventing a Bernie Sanders nomination.

Buttigieg Wins Iowa Again

Hopefully, the final tally for a contest that shouldn’t exist.

Super Tuesday Forecast

If the current polls are right, the race will be all but over in five days.

South Carolina Debate Was Terrible

CBS did a lousy job.

Is Sanders Inevitable?

There’s no way to catch him in a six-candidate field.

Presidential Generations

We’re going to make history one way or another in November.

Money Could Decide Super Tuesday

Competing in fourteen states plus overseas territories in one day is expensive.

The Buttigieg-Klobuchar Dustup

It got somewhat ugly at the kids’ table.

Nevada Democratic Debate Roundup

Most national pundits saw it differently than I did.

Nevada Debate Reflections

The clear winner was Donald Trump.

Democracy is Hurting Democrats

The wrong people are choosing the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee.