Chris Stirewalt

Chris Stirewalt is a contributing editor of The Dispatch and senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Read his weekly column here on Mondays and his politics newsletter, Stirewaltisms, on Fridays.

Chris Stirewalt

Stirewaltisms: Presenting Your 2022 Gubernatorial Race Ratings

Democrats have a better map, but Republicans have a better climate.

Gaming Out Midterm Momentum

Think of the election as a football game.

Stirewaltisms: A Tale of Two October Senate Meltdowns

What’s happening in Georgia and Pennsylvania.

Senate Brain Drain Set to Continue With Sasse

The Nebraska senator is expected to retire to become president of the University of Florida.

In Defense of Sports Fandom

It’s a healthy outlet for our passions and antipathies.

Stirewaltisms: Biden Catches Up With His Party

What will it mean for the midterms?

Utopian Nostalgia and the Radical Right

Yearning for a time that never really existed.

Stirewaltisms: The Self-Defeating Anger of Arizona’s Republicans

It may cost them winnable races for Senate and governor.

Stop Treating Hispanic Americans as Outliers

We have to see each other as people, not ethnicities.

Stirewaltisms: Presenting Your 2022 Senate Race Ratings

We deem only 10 races to be competitive at all, and only six to be up for grabs at this point.