The Permanent Campaign
Sarah Isgur, a veteran of national campaigns and the hard-knocks world of political communications, provides insight into strategy and mechanics of political campaigns with some behind-the-scenes flavor along the way.
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The Sweep: What We Can Learn From Candidate Questionnaires
And what to make of the responses to Tucker Carlson’s questions for GOP candidates.
The Sweep: The Politics of a TikTok Ban
Plus: What can we learn from a survey of GOP county chairs?
The Sweep: Twitter Bots for Trump
Fake accounts can have real consequences.
The Sweep: Looking Out for No. 2
What to make of the early primary polling for 2024.
The Sweep: Democrats to Continue Meddling in GOP Primaries
Plus: How South Carolina’s early contest could be bad for Haley and Scott.
The Sweep: Why Run if You’re Not Going to Win?
Lots of reasons.
The Sweep: Is Trump the Frontrunner or Not?
Plus: A sign that our polarization is only getting worse.
The Sweep: How Teflon Ron Is Repelling Trump’s Attacks
The more the former president goes after DeSantis, the more viable he looks.
The Sweep: Do Retail Politics Matter in 2024?
Plus, Nikki Haley and Mike Pompeo enter the conversation.
The Sweep: Where Have All the Candidates Gone?
Donald Trump is still the only announced candidate for 2024.
The Sweep: What the Speakership Fight Means for Congressional Campaigns
What happens in the House changes who runs and how they win.
The Sweep: Primary Concerns
Democrats want to shake up the primary calendar. Can they?
The Sweep: It’s Party Time
Why Ronna McDaniel will remain as chair of the Republican National Committee.
Stirewaltisms: Sinema Pops Dems’ Bubble
The Arizona senator announces she’s leaving the Democratic Party.
The Sweep: How to Read the Early 2024 Primary Polls
Pay attention to who was included, where the poll was conducted, and who was asked.
The Sweep: How Presidential Candidates Build Their Teams
What to look for as the 2024 campaign kicks off.