John Boehner must be getting ready to give Paul Ryan a consoling call. By now, the news that Republicans, despite controlling all levers of government, could not repeal a law they have railed against for seven years has spread far … Continue reading Republicans Ungovernable Coalition
Liberal heads exploded in ecstasy in January when a study from a trio of researchers came out from UC San Diego, Michigan State University, and Bucknell University stating Voter ID laws had a discriminatory impact on turnout. In particular, the … Continue reading Of Voter ID, Redistricting, Flawed Studies And Racism
Democrats have a problem. No, I am not speaking of their lack of a national bench. Nor the 1,000 plus state legislative seats Republicans have taken from them in the last six years. I am speaking of red-state Democrats blues. … Continue reading Democrats Red State Blues
Earlier this week, House GOP leadership released their replacement for the Affordable Care Act: The American Health Care Act. While simplicity is bliss in a name the plan is anything but simple and includes tough trade-offs. Trade-offs that could doom … Continue reading The Politics of the American Health Care Act
In his address to the joint houses of Congress last week, President Donald Trump outlined his vision for the future of America. While such responses to a Presidential address are typically written in long-form by a single Editor, we at … Continue reading The Editors: Trump’s State Of The Union
If any two things clarified where the Democratic Party sees its future they were the election of Tom Perez to head the DNC and Steven Beshear’s pitiful response to Donald Trump’s State of the Union Tuesday night. Perez, a former … Continue reading The Dangers of Identity Politics
Heading into next year, Democrats will be defending the Senate map from hell. Twenty-five of the 33 Senate seats up next year’s Senate class are held by the party while Republicans will only be defending eight. This dangerous over-extension for … Continue reading Can Republicans Count On Partisanship To Carry The Senate Next Year?