Joe Manchin’s Weird Filibuster Defense

It doesn’t work like the movies, Senator.

No Congressmen in Biden Cabinet?

Competing priorities.

Biden Leads Warren In Massachusetts In New Poll

A new poll shows the former Vice-President leading Senator Elizabeth Warren in her home state.

Doug Jones Gets A Strong Republican Challenger For 2020

Congressman Bradley Byrne has entered the race to challenge Doug Jones for the Senate from Alabama in 2020. This seat is likely to be a Republican pick-up regardless of who the Republicans nominate.

Do Voters Care About Elizabeth Warren’s Past Claims To Native American Ancestry?

At this early stage of the Democratic race, it doesn’t appear that voters care very much about the controversy surrounding Elizabeth Warren’s claims of Native American ancestry.

Elizabeth Warren Can’t Seem To Put The ‘Native American’ Issue Behind Her

Elizabeth Warren still hasn’t figured out how to put the ‘Native American’ issue behind her.

Warren’s DNA Test Release Will Backfire

Rather than cauterizing an open wound, she’s fanned the fuels of a fire.

Elizabeth Warren Releases DNA Test Results In Response To Trump’s ‘Pocahontas’ Line

Elizabeth Warren has released a DNA report showing that she does indeed have some Native American heritage in her family’s past. That won’t stop conservatives from continuing to attack her, though.

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Outrage Over Minority Rule

There is a frustration and a growing sense that the American political system is illegitimate.

Republicans Say They Have a Final Tax Bill, But Senate Democrats Want A Delay

House and Senate Republicans say they have reached agreement on a final tax bill, and Democrats are engaging in an effort to delay a vote in the Senate until Doug Jones can be seated.

Doug Jones Wins In Alabama

In what amounts to an electoral perfect storm, Democratic nominee Doug Jones pulled off a win last night in the Alabama Senate Election.

Another Day, Another Trump Attack On Racial Minorities

Even a ceremony honoring American heroes wasn’t immune from President Trump’s habit of attacking racial minorities.

Republican Karen Handel Wins Georgia Special Election

In one of the most closely watched Special Elections in American history, the outcome turned out to be not entirely surprising.

Republican Candidates Abandon Reagan’s Optimism In Favor Of Doom And Gloom

To listen to many of the Republican candidates for President, it would appear that the lights have been turned out on Ronald Reagan’s shining city on a hill.

It Looks Like Lindsey Graham Is Running For President

And the fun part is that his main motive for running appears to be the opportunity to troll Rand Paul.

Election Losses Lead To Debate Inside Democratic Party

Another round of election losses is leading Democrats to contemplate the direction they should take going forward.

Republican Party Wins Senate, Poised To Add To New Majority

2014 was not supposed to be a wave election, but it clearly qualifies as one.

“Controlling” the Senate

That word may not mean what you think it means.

With One Week To Go, The Midterms Are Looking Good For the GOP

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.

Obama’s Diminished Standing Among Women Is Hurting Democrats In The Midterms

To a large degree, the Democratic Party’s supposed advantage among women voters appears to not exist this year.

Race For Senate Control Tightening

Republicans still have an advantage, but Democrats seem to be holding their own in the battle for Senate control.

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.

Federal Court Of Appeals Rejects New Constitutional Challenge To Obamacare

A Federal Appeals Court has rejected a challenge to Obamacare based on a somewhat obscure provision of the Constitution.

Republicans Hold Edge In Battle For Senate Control

Thanks to favorable polling numbers and candidate selection, winning the Senate may very well be in the GOP’s grasp.

Scott Brown Moving Closer To New Hampshire Senate Run?

No person has been elected Senator in a second state after serving as Senator in another, but Scott Brown seems set to give it a try.

Elizabeth Warren: I’m Not Running For President In 2016

The junior Senator from Massachusetts has promised to serve her entire six-year term.

Democrats Dominate List Of Most Vulnerable Senate Seats In 2014

The 7 seats most likely to switch parties are held by Democrats.

Time For A GOP/Tea Party Divorce? No, Time To Re-Open The ‘Big Tent’

Much like the Tea Party, David Frum wants to make the GOP tent smaller.

Republicans Haven’t Learned The Lessons Of 2012

The GOP seems to be making the same mistakes that led to defeat in 2012.

Republican Hill Staffers Jumping Ship

Frustrated Republican health care staffers are leaving the Hill for lucrative positions on K Street.