Over at CNN, Harry Enten took an an early look at the 2022 midterms and finds for all the doom and gloom of a party in the throes of white nationalism, the GOP seems to be well positioned. Enten bases … Continue reading Early Signs Look Good For GOP Heading Into 2022
It’s no surprise the party of the affluent, governmental elite and urban/suburban America would struggle in the other pocket of America: rural America. But, after 2018, Democrats had some hope their erosion during Obama had ended. Then 2020 hit and … Continue reading Democratic Woes in Rural America Get Worse
In 2017. Republicans, in complete control of the federal government for the first time since 2005, went ahead with their campaign pledge to repeal Obamacare. Since no Democrats were willing to go along with this plan, Republicans decided to move … Continue reading Are Democrats About To Repeat The Mistakes The GOP Made on Budget Reconciliation In 2017?
On day 1 of his administration, Joe Biden delighted progressives with a spate of Executive Orders targeting everything from the environment to international trade agreements to travel bans. Much of it undid the work the Trump administration had done by … Continue reading The Era of Do – Nothing Government Is Back – Just In A Friendlier Façade
The odds are good we all will not know the results of Georgia’s Senate run – offs when we go to bed tonight but both parties have reasons for optimism tonight. The reasons for each are summarized below. Democratic optimism: … Continue reading Georgia Could Really Go Either Way Tuesday
Hot off the heels of a successful 2020 house campaign, House Republicans see an electoral map tilted toward them in 2022 due to a successful 2020, President Trump’s ouster and a number of legislative victories down – ballot leaving them … Continue reading Republicans House Prospects In 2022 Are Looking Pretty Rosy
As the dust settles from 2020 (minus Trump’s last ditch attempts to stay in office) and more data becomes available the political and electoral future of America is becoming clearer. Much has been written about the class divide in America … Continue reading The Emerging New Electoral Landscape
It runs counter to conventional narrative but last month the California GOP had its best election cycle in almost two decades. In a May special election, the GOP recaptured a seat they had lost in 2018 anchored in the LA … Continue reading California Republicans: Are They Back?
In a previous piece I laid out the major reasons why Republicans should be thrilled Senate control will be decided in Georgia, and not say Wisconsin. Since that time, a number of pieces have come out arguing the GOP should … Continue reading The Big Reason Why Democrats Face An Uphill Battle In Georgia
On Wednesday, Democrats almost unanimously gave the go – ahead for their party to be led by the same disasters which led them to the slaughter earlier in the month. Nancy Pelosi will maintain her speaker’s gavel in January (she … Continue reading What Democrats House Leadership Says About American Politics