Last week, Donald Trump made a deal with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer to raise the debt ceiling and not play politics with it or Hurricane Harvey relief funding. Republicans, or at least House Republicans were aghast. But it is … Continue reading Trump Made A Deal: It’s Exactly What He Was Elected To Do
The election of Donald Trump was supposed to usher in a new era of conservative governance. Instead, all it has done is divide the GOP along ideological and class based fault lines that have only grown since the GOP tried … Continue reading The Republicans Dilemma
Republicans, with significant effort, passed Healthcare Reform out of the House. Now, the effort is stalled in the Senate with both conservatives and moderates balking at various elements of the bill. In a perfect world, all sides would get what … Continue reading How Republicans Can Pass Healthcare Reform and Win In The Midterms
This is not your father’s Supreme Court. The dividing lines on the court closely mirror the dividing lines in America on guns, class, race and LBGT issues. All of these lines are sure to clash in the upcoming session. Historically, … Continue reading The New Dividing Lines On The Supreme Court
This is it, it all comes down to the returns tonight in a small, suburban, highly educated district in Georgia. Outside spending has poured into the district to the tune of over $50 million (most expensive House race in US … Continue reading What To Look For in GA-6 Tonight
Once again, the polls were off, by a lot. Most polls had the Tories running away with the election. Pollsters using turnout models had the Tories with an even bigger margin. In the end the Tories did win the biggest … Continue reading The Tories Lost: Where Does Brexit Go From Here?
Last week, the California state senate passed a single payer healthcare bill with a price tag of $400 billion annually. Even with a liberal super-majority in the state legislature the odds of the bill becoming law are close to nil. … Continue reading Are Democrats All In On Single Payer Health Care?