In April of this year, Republicans pulled off a major upset when conservative Judge Brian Hagedorn defeated liberal Judge Lisa Neubauer. The win represented a stunning success for the party after losing every statewide race last November and the prior … Continue reading What Wisconsin’s Supreme Court Contest Means For 2020
On Saturday, Louisiana voters went to the polls to decide whether Democratic Governor John Bel Edwards deserved a second term, or whether a Republican should replace him. Because of the nature of the primary, there was little doubt Edwards would … Continue reading Is Louisiana A Microcosm of American Politics?
In 2016, Republican bleeding in the suburbs was bad. But, last year, the floodgates burst and historically red districts nestled in suburbs as geographically diverse to be in TX, OK, and SC turned blue. While North Carolina’s suburbs turned a … Continue reading Has Republican Bleeding In The Suburbs Stopped?
Fresh off two new shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, the familiar ideological fault lines around gun control hardened. Democrats called for banning assault weapons and enforcing universal background checks while Republicans settled for an option which does … Continue reading America’s Mass Shooting Epidemic Isn’t Going To Be Solved Soon
Over at Politico, John Austin of the Brookings Institution has an interesting theory. A strong economy will not help but actually hinder Trump. You can check out the full article there but at its core the article rests on the … Continue reading A Strong Economy Will Not Be Why Trump Lost
As the Democratic led House of Representatives passes bill after bill to raise taxes on Americans, their brothers and sisters in the states are doing just the opposite. Nowhere was this clearer this year than New Jersey. The recently concluded … Continue reading When Democrats “Soak The Rich” Strategy Does Not Work
Last Sunday, Trump ignited a political firestorm when he tweeted the “Squad” should go back to their drug infested countries and fix them (I am paraphrasing). Specifically, Trump was calling out Congressional freshman minority lawmakers (AOC) – NY, Rashida Tlaib … Continue reading Trump Actually Is Practicing Political Strategy