It showed Joe Biden, the current leading Democratic candidate, clobbering Trump in several states that Trump has to win to have a chance of winning a second term.
I recognize the silliness of pundits trying to predict who will be the nominee a year a half before the Iowa caucuses. But I can’t help myself.
Are we incapable of having a national conversation about the boundary between things the government does and things that are better left to the free market without resorting to name-calling and/or red-baiting?
Current polls of Iowans’ preferences should be viewed with something stronger than caution.
Rankin was an unwavering feminist and pacifist. She served two terms in the U.S. House – 22 years apart, on the eve of World War I and then again on the eve of World War II.
“President Trump has made 10,796 false or misleading claims over 869 days,” the Washington Post’s fact-checking operation reports.
Democrats age 18-49 were much more evenly split on the purity vs. electability divide than older party voters.
A lot of people don’t know this (as Donald Trump likes to say, when he has just learned something that a lot of people already know), but Mitt Romney despises Donald Trump, except when he pretends not to.
Fivethirtyeight.com’s average of many polls shows an insignificant rise in the president’s approval (to 41.6 percent).
Tax cuts for the rich and corporations are great, for the rich and corporations. The national debt is growing at rates not seen since World War II.
Franken’s Sunday speech was smart, funny, autobiographical, emotional, logical, fact-filled and liberal as hell.
In Federalist No. 65, Alexander Hamilton, writing under the pseudonym Publius, decided to discuss the question of why the framers would arrange for a president, once impeached by the House, to be tried by the Senate.
In an era of almost total partisanship in all matters, this was refreshing to me. To others, on either side of the Great Trump Divide, his appearance was no doubt frustrating.
The political numbers gurus at the fivethirtyeight.com website say the adjusted average of recent credible polls was: 41.1 percent approve of the way Trump is handling his job as president; 54.0 percent disapprove.
The “poll” has a title, of course. It’s called “The Official End the Witch Hunt Poll.”
Among the possible factors: racism, sexism, pettiness, egotism, arbitrariness, base-pandering, hatred of and obsession with Barack Obama.
Part of the excuse being used by the administration to deny cooperation with any further congressional inquiry into potential crimes and misdemeanors is that Congress lacks a valid “legislative purpose” for the witnesses and materials it seeks.
After reading Greg Weiner’s attempt to put things into perspective, I must confess that the crisis pales in comparison to some we have somehow survived.
Democrat Van Jones and Republican Ana Navarro, both former political operatives now often seen as commentators on CNN, shared the stage with moderator Sam Kaplan.
The title, “Supreme Revenge,” could have been “McConnell’s Revenge.”