It was an exciting election night last night with heartbreak and disappointment for both Democrats and Republicans. With impeachment dividing the nation there were several top-tier races on the docket last night including races for Governor in Mississippi and Kentucky, … Continue reading Reading The Tea Leaves From Tuesday
On Saturday, Louisiana voters went to the polls to decide whether Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards deserved a second term, or whether a Republican should replace him. Because of the nature of the primary, there was little doubt Edwards would … Continue reading Is Louisiana A Microcosm of American Politics?
In 2016, Republican bleeding in the suburbs was bad. But, last year, the floodgates burst and historically red districts nestled in suburbs as geographically diverse to be in TX, OK, and SC turned blue. While North Carolina’s suburbs turned a … Continue reading Has Republican Bleeding In The Suburbs Stopped?
The year was 2004. A middling approval GOP president was in the midst of a tough reelection and polls had captured Democrats being drawn to an upstart, former Governor from Vermont. Two debates later and Democrats had settled on the … Continue reading The Most Electable Candidate Has A Shoddy Track Record
Fresh off two new shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, the familiar ideological fault lines around gun control hardened. Democrats called for banning assault weapons and enforcing universal background checks while Republicans settled for an option which does … Continue reading America’s Mass Shooting Epidemic Isn’t Going To Be Solved Soon
Over at Politico, John Austin of the Brookings Institution has an interesting theory. A strong economy will not help but actually hinder Trump. You can check out the full article there but at its core the article rests on the … Continue reading A Strong Economy Will Not Be Why Trump Lost
As the Democratic led House of Representatives passes bill after bill to raise taxes on Americans, their brothers and sisters in the states are doing just the opposite. Nowhere was this clearer this year than New Jersey. The recently concluded … Continue reading When Democrats “Soak The Rich” Strategy Does Not Work