President Obama’s threat to take action on immigration if Congress doesn’t act by the end of the year ignores political reality,
Looking into uncontested and partially contest House districts from the 2014 cycle.
2014 was not supposed to be a wave election, but it clearly qualifies as one.
Two Duke University academics make an incredibly weak, ultimately unpersuasive, argument in favor of eliminating midterm elections by changing the length of Congressional terms.
If the GOP wins the Senate in November, their majority could prove to be fleeting.
Republicans still have an advantage, but Democrats seem to be holding their own in the battle for Senate control.
Thoughts on the Scottish referendum (and on the issue of thresholds and decision-making).
A political earthquake in the Sunflower State that could have a big impact on the battle for control of the Senate.
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.
Ed Klein says he has “Democrat sources” who Obama wants Warren to continue his mission to “transform America into a European-style democratic-socialist state.”
Mitch McConnell is making promises to pro-life groups that the GOP probably won’t keep, but it’s still a politically risky move.
Mitch McConnell’s hopes to become Senate Majority Leader could hinge on what happens in his own state and in Georgia.
The 7 seats most likely to switch parties are held by Democrats.
Yesterday’s change to the filibuster rule is likely to have little impact outside the beltway and the political chattering class.
It wasn’t a Thermonuclear move, more like something the size of Hiroshima, but today the Senate took an historic move nonetheless.
After the GOP blocked a series of Obama judicial nominees, Democrats are again threatening to go nuclear on filibuster reform.
Several conservative groups have jumped on the bandwagon of what appears to be a controversial Mississippi politician.
Once again, the threat of the “nuclear option” appears to have had less megatonnage than some expected and others hoped.
The GOP’s chances to take over the Senate became much better over the weekend.
The US Senate wants to know why Apple and other big technology companies are paying so little into the US Treasury.
The filibuster is now so commonplace that it’s baked into the expectations.
If one is going to worship at the alter of original intent, it might be useful to know a bit of history.
Cory Booker’s decision to explore a run for the U.S. Senate has upset the powers-that-be in New Jersey Democratic politics.
Once again, Senate Democrats are talking about filibuster reform, but will they actually follow through?
The former Republican governor of Florida says his former party is so extreme that it holds positions he held two years ago.
Drudge Report says Team Obama thinks CIA Director David Petraeus will be Mitt Romney’s vice presidential pick.
Common Cause has filed a specious lawsuit alleging that the filibuster is unconstitutional.