A mere four months ago, Democrats were giddy on their 2020 prospects. The President’s approval was dragged down by the partial government shutdown, Senate Republicans were divided on ending said shutdown and Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats were riding high … Continue reading Democrats Striking Out in Top Senate Races Dims Hope For 2020
Readers can consider this the inaugural edition of the Grab Bag, a set of articles focusing on recent electoral news and events. The goal of this Bag is to educate readers on the lesser stories of 2019 and 2020 while … Continue reading Grab Bag: Conservative Upset In Wisconsin, Republicans Continue To Suffer In The Suburbs and Trump and Hispanics, Really?
It is now safe to say, after a Brexit deal vote failed for the second time in Parliament that not just the Tories but the entire UK is now ungovernable. The wings of the Conservative party are now so far … Continue reading Britain Is Ripe For A Third Party
To hear Pramilla Jayapal tell it, budgets don’t matter and access to care is the same as quality of care. Neither could be further from the truth. Budgets do matter and access to care is not the same as quality … Continue reading Democrats Walk The Plank On Medicare-For-All
The rise of the Hispanic vote has been the white whale of both Democrats and Republicans. Democrats have claimed they will fuel a blue America while Republicans argue their whitening and culturally conservative values will turn them to the right. … Continue reading Hispanics And Trump: Say What?
As widely expected, last Friday, hours after signing a compromise budget agreement, President Trump declared a national emergency on the border. The emergency declaration, at least on the surface, would allow the President to reallocate funds from the Department of … Continue reading Trump’s Emergency
Last week, Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz created waves when he said he was forming an exploratory committee to run for President. One would think Democratic moderates and Independents might welcome such a voice. Instead, the response was derision not just … Continue reading Run Howard, Run