It’s cliche to say but remains an indelible truism in American politics elections are decided by who turns out. We often hear in midterms how both parties focus on their bases while the ever crucial Independent and moderate vote waits … Continue reading Democrats Really Need Women To Turn Out In November
A lot will of diverse storylines will be written about Tuesday. Some will say the night was a boon for women (true), Democrats in general (meh) and bad for Republicans (ahaha). But, the truth of the matter is, the night … Continue reading What To Make Of Tuesday?
Yes, Democrats continue to score wins down-ballot and trumpet these victories as signs of a wave but recent events have not been kind to the out of power party. Donald Trump’s approval has averaged around 43 percent for a week … Continue reading Things Are Looking Up For Republicans
Tuesday was a a good night for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and establishment Republicans. It was also a good night for the future leader of the House GOP and establishment Republicans in general. In West Virginia, coal magnate and … Continue reading Republicans Breathe Sigh of Relief After Tuesday
Today, Republicans will decide key Senate primaries in two crucial states; Indiana and West Virginia. Both states are represented by vulnerable red-state Democrats and Republicans are increasingly anxious the results of the primaries could determine the fate of their Senate … Continue reading May 8th: The Day The GOP Saved Their Senate Majority?
A new Reuters/Ipsos survey finds the President’s approval rating sitting at 41 percent. On the one hand, that is about Trump’s average approval but when combined with other surveys showing the President’s approval rising it seems to indicate as November looms closer, closet Republicans are coming home and the booming economy is benefiting the governing party. But, it is not just Republicans who might be coming home. The same Ipsos survey found support for Congressional Republicans is increasing while support for Democratic candidates has dipped among the ever crucial Millennial voting block. Partly, this is due to white Millennials now … Continue reading Trump’s Rising Approval Might Benefit Vulnerable Suburban Republicans
Last week, Paul Ryan announced he would be stepping down as Speaker at the end of his term. Speculation has been rampant about what this means for the midterms and who will succeed him (another Republican, Nancy Pelosi or another … Continue reading What Paul Ryan And Charlie Dent’s Retirements Say Of The Modern GOP