Democrats excited about Virginia became ecstatic last week when it became clear they had a shot at flipping Jeff Session’s open Senate seat. Former twice Alabama Supreme Court Justice Roy Moore won the GOP primary to square off against Democrat … Continue reading Can Republicans Survive Roy Moore?
Tuesday, Democrats scored sweeping wins in the increasingly blue state of Virginia. While polls showed the race tightening in the gubernatorial race’s waning days they showed the bulk of undecided voters were poised to break to Northam. And they did. … Continue reading Takeaways from Tuesday
Earlier this week, House Republicans released their long awaited tax reform bill. Largely crafted in secret but with House, Senate and the White House in close communication the bill largely stays true to the GOP budget outline and party pledges … Continue reading Republicans Tax Bill Shows Democratic Hypocrisy in Full
The modern political dynamic of Republicans being “against” immigration and Democrats being “for” immigration was reinforced by Trump’s victory last November. Campaigning against illegal immigrant criminals and on building a “beautiful wall,” Trump found strong appeal in the Midwest and … Continue reading Democrats Really Have Moved Left On Immigration
For once, Republicans finally caught a break. Not that the media would say it. Rather, they use Jeff Flake’s retirement to fuel the argument the GOP is simultaneously at war with Trump and bowing to his wishes, ousting insurgents to … Continue reading Jeff Flake’s Retirement In Arizona Is The Break The GOP Needs
To the average person, Trump’s fights with the NFL, Hollywood, Democrats and the GOP establishment are signs of why his Presidency is a mess and his approval rating is below 40 percent. But this misses the forest for the trees. … Continue reading Republicans Are Winning the Culture Wars Under Trump
From 1964 to 2004 the state of Virginia was a bastion of conservatism. The state went for George Bush in 2000 despite Al Gore winning the popular vote. But since 2008, the state has taken a hard left turn and … Continue reading Virginia Is Not Going As Planned For Democrats