Republican Vote Needed to Confirm Biden Justice?

New Mexico Senator Ben Ray Luján is hospitalized with a stroke.

Social Policy and Freedom

Increases in social benefits can increase freedom.

The GOP’s Trump Primary Problem

Nonhierarchical parties strike again.

Elite Private Schools, Race, and Fear of the Woke

Also some ironic positions on capitalism.

President Donald J. Trump participates in a FOX News Channel virtual town hall entitled America Together: Returning to Work, with co-moderators Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum live from the Lincoln Memorial Sunday, May 3, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead) President Donald J. Trump participates in a FOX News Channel virtual town hall entitled America Together: Returning to Work, with co-moderators Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum live from the Lincoln Memorial Sunday, May 3, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

Trump Tweets ‘White Power’ Video

Of course he did.

Chris Matthews Retires

The longtime talking head is the latest poster boy for #MeToo. And mandatory retirement.

Senate Republicans Think Trump Guilty, Shouldn’t Be Removed

A binary choice will produce a worse outcome than necessary.

Will Hurd’s Retirement Is A Warning Sign For The GOP

The only African-American Republican in the House of Representatives is retiring, and that should worry Republicans nationwide.

Trump’s Racism Reveals The Moral Cowardice Of The GOP And Conservatives

The failure of Republicans and conservatives to denounce the President’s racism reveals everything that has gone wrong with the “right” in the Trump Era.

Four Years After The Worst Escalator Ride In History

Four years ago, Donald Trump began his campaign for President. What has followed has been as bad as could have been predicted that day.

Donald Trump Continues To Defend The Racist Protesters In Charlottesville

Taking Joe Biden’s bait, President Trump once again defended his response to the racist rally in Charlottesville two years ago..

The #TrumpShutdown Could Last For Weeks

Christmas is behind us, but don’t expect any progress when it comes to the government shutdown, which is in its fifth day.

White Supremacist Found Guilty In Murder Of Charlottesville Counter-Protester

The white supremacist charged with killing a counter-protester during last year’s events in Charlottesville has been convicted of first-degree murder.

Trump Blames Media For Poisonous Political Rhetoric. He Should Look In The Mirror.

In the wake of attempted bombing attacks on people he has criticized, the President is blaming the media for poisonous political rhetoric. He needs to look in the mirror.

A Year After Charlottesville, Trump Shows That He Doesn’t Get It Or Doesn’t Care

One year after Charlottesville, it’s clear that President Trump still doesn’t understand what happened there, or that he just doesn’t care.

D.C. Metro Considering Private Cars For Participants In White Supremacist Rally

Next week, some of the same groups that rallied in Charlottesville last year will be gathering in Washington, D.C. and the D.C. Metro is considering a transportation plan that is causing controversy.

Senate Republicans Already Distancing Themselves From Corey Stewart

Corey Stewart may be the darling of the Trumpidians in the GOP, but he won’t be getting any help from Senate Republicans.

Congress Passes Spending Bill, But Trump Threatens Veto

Congress passed a funding bill to avert a shutdown with time to spare early this morning, but now the President is threatening a veto.

Trump Reopens Charlottesville Wounds By Resurrecting His ‘Both Sides’ Argument

Donald Trump went there again, and in the process reopened a wound that was starting to heal just a little bit.

Chaos Continues As Trump’s Labor Secretary Nominee Withdraws

The President’s choice for Labor Secretary withdrew his name from consideration yesterday, but this is just the latest example of what has been a transition that has largely consisted of fumble after fumble by the Trump team.

Republicans Maintain Control Of Senate

Defying the odds, Republicans held on in several traditionally Democratic states to keep control of the Senate.

Evaluating Donald Trump’s Short List For Running Mates

The Trump campaign is out with its own ‘short list’ of potential running mates.

Republican Delegate Math Continues To Heavily Favor Donald Trump

Looking at the delegate math, Donald Trump’s path to victory seems to be becoming clearer by the day.

Trump Wins South Carolina, Rubio & Cruz Fight For Second, Bush Drops Out

Donald Trump racks up another big win, while Marco Rubio surges into second and likely saves his campaign for now.

South Carolina Could Decide The Fate Of Several Republicans

Tonight’s results in South Carolina could have a significant impact on the race going forward. (Plus, a projection)

The Battle Against The Confederate Flag Moves Beyond South Carolina

As Governor Haley pushes the South Carolina legislature to take the Confederate Flag down, the movement moves beyond the Palmetto State.

Nine Dead In Shooting At African-American Church In Charleston, South Carolina

Nine people died overnight in a shooting at an historic African-American Church in Charleston, South Carolina.

Republican Congressional Leaders Skipping Selma Anniversary

Another tone deaf action from leading Republicans.

In Many States, It’s A Midterm Election In Name Only

In many states, there aren’t really any races at all this year even if both parties have candidates on the ballot.

Sarah Palin Says It’s Time To Impeach Obama

What could possibly go wrong?

Lindsey Graham’s Tea Party Challenge Fades Away

The GOP “establishment” keeps beating back challenges.

Mark Sanford’s Political Redemption Is Complete

Apparently, there is an off ramp on the Appalachian Trail

Cory Booker Wins New Jersey Senate Race

Mayor Booker is now Senator-Elect Booker.

Boehner, Cantor Turned Down Invitation To Speak At MLK Anniversary

And Republicans wonder why they have problems with minority voters.

Republican Political Calculations On Immigration Reform: Complicated, And Contradictory

There are risks to Republicans in blocking immigration reform, but there are also incentives for them to block immigration reform. Getting past that contradiction to passage isn’t going to be easy.

Why Rand Paul’s Filibuster Mattered

Rand Paul’s filibuster is one that all American’s should thank him for that.

How The Tea Party Lost The 2012 Republican Primaries

After having so much influence in 2010, the Tea Party is finding itself adrift in the search for a Republican nominee in 2012.