Politics

Will Madison Cawthorn’s Scandals Hurt His Primary Chances?

It’s amazing how far the natural strength of incumbency and the primary-proofing of strong MAGA credentials will get you in today’s Republican Party.

Pollster Tosses Drowning Dems an Anvil

While American are worried about inflation and Ukraine, Democrats are being advised to keep pushing an extreme, progressive agenda.

Defining ‘Retaliation’ Down

Public-private handshakes like the one Disney enjoys in Florida are political by nature.

Making the Case for Wedge Issues

Could they be useful in the fight against polarization?

Palin’s House Run Par For Alaska’s Wild and Wooly Politics

She’s the latest addition to a race that was already a little weird.

The Buckeye State’s Senate Brawl

The lack of a Trump endorsement in the Ohio GOP Senate race leaves much of the field scurrying to be king or queen of the MAGA hill.

Why Attempts to Compare Donald Trump to Ronald Reagan Fall Flat

They both appealed to working class Americans, but Reagan was committed to serious reforms.

House Republicans Look Back to 1994

House GOP leaders are invoking parts of Newt Gingrich’s 1994 campaign playbook ahead of this year’s midterms.

The Uncomfortable Truth of Biden’s Gaffe

There can be no real peace for Ukraine and no peace of mind for Eastern Europe if Vladimir Putin remains in power.

David Perdue Banks on a Trump Bump in Georgia

The Republican challenger is hitching his hopes of beating Gov. Brian Kemp to the former president and his ‘stolen election’ farce.

Elise Stefanik Takes the Reins at GOP Issues Retreat

Republican House members are praising Stefanik for a unified, anti-Biden message nearly one year after Liz Cheney’s ouster as conference chair.

The Media Bias Paradox

Attacks from the left often benefit their right-wing targets (and vice versa).

Ketanji Brown Jackson Weathers a Marathon Day Two

Republican senators grill Jackson on sentencing, abortion law, and judicial philosophy.

A Hedge Fund Manager, a Celebrity Doctor, and Pennsylvania’s Crowded Senate Field

Dave McCormick and Mehmet Oz sit atop the pack of would-be successors to retiring Sen. Pat Toomey.

Can Brian Kemp Make It to His Stacey Abrams Rematch?

Georgia’s governor hopes primary voters value his record over David Perdue’s MAGA-induced, 2020-focused challenge.