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?
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
For as long as I can remember, Florida has been considered the perennial battleground state. Like Ohio, the state has voted for the winning Presidential candidate since the new Millenium. But, the state known for Hanging Chads and giving George … Continue reading Is Florida Still A Battleground?
One of my favorite political authors, Josh Kraushaar, recently wrote an article warning Republicans to be wary of Iowa. They already had ample reason to be. The state only has voted Republican twice since 1988 (GW Bush and Trump) and … Continue reading Until We See More Data, Republicans Looking Fine In Iowa