There is a special election coming. No, I am not speaking of the over-hyped PA election in March (which won’t exist in its current form by November), but rather a small Kentucky House District nestled in the hills surrounding Louisville. … Continue reading The District That Could Tell Us Blue-Collar Voters Loyalty To The GOP Votes Tuesday
The fundraising news from the 4th quarter of last year was grim for the Grand Ole Party. Per a piece from Politico, nine of ten Democrats running for reelection in states Trump won raised over $1 million in the 4th … Continue reading Could The Koch Brothers Save The GOP’s Congressional Majorities?
By now, most pundits are predicting a wave election. The most optimistic analysis from non-partisan experts is the House is at best 50/50 for the GOP and heavy losses are expected. The number of legislative seats Democrats have flipped, the … Continue reading Fight For The House Is Still An Uphill Climb For Democrats
Stop me if you have heard this one before, “By embracing Donald Trump Republicans are sacrificing the future.” But, what if the opposite was true. What if Democrats, by playing hardball on DACA and refusing to solve the issue score … Continue reading Are Democrats Sacrificing The Future For The Short-Term?
On Friday, the government suffered a partial shutdown as Senate Democrats balked at funding the government with a CR for four weeks and getting nothing in return. Senate Democrats are digging in their heels and demanding a DACA fix before … Continue reading Govt Shutdown Probably Hurts House Republicans And Senate Democrats
While the media is intently focused on the race for the House and Senate, down-ballot contests such as gubernatorial and state legislature battles have garnered less attention. But, increasingly, Republicans are worrying the impact of the midterms could sweep them … Continue reading The Real Battle of 2018: The States
Donald Trump and Barack Obama do not share much in common. Their temperaments are different, they have different partisan allegiances and assembled vastly different political coalitions. But ironically, they seem to be following the same path to reelection. It might … Continue reading Trump Is Following Obama’s Path To Reelection