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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Study: Political Ads Dwarfed News Stories About Actual Political Issues In 2014

These stats will make you even more depressed about the 2014 elections.

March 19, 2015

Despite Huge Victories, Republicans Face Some Obstacles

Even in the reddest states, GOP governors could struggle to enact far-right reforms.

January 12, 2015

Populist Proposals Win In 2014

Democrats got hammered in 2014, but their proposals fared well across the nation.

December 31, 2014

A Year That Took The Awe Out Of ‘Awesome’

Clarence Page reviews the year that was.

December 31, 2014

My 100 Percent Accurate Predictions For 2015

If you liked cable news coverage of 2014, you’ll love Rex Huppke’s predictions for next year.

December 30, 2014

Democrats Divided: How Did They Lose The White Middle Class?

Is it time for Democrats to give up on the South?

December 10, 2014

The Curious Case of McConnell’s Genius

Is Mitch McConnell really the political mastermind that liberals fear?

December 2, 2014

2014 Warmest Year: California, World Set To Break Records

See the startling new data from the National Climatic Data Center.

November 21, 2014

Why The Democrats Should Unilaterally Disarm And Kill The Filibuster

How giving up their biggest weapon could help Democrats win a majority that actually works.

November 10, 2014

2014: The Year Of No Ideas

Even by our incredibly low standard, this was a depressing year in politics.

November 10, 2014

Meet The Wipeout Caucus: Republicans Who Didn’t Catch The Wave

How weird were the Republicans who lost on Tuesday?

November 7, 2014

Tuesday Probably Meant Nothing For 2016

Have the Republicans really captured the hearts and minds of Americans? Probably not.

November 7, 2014

Next Up: The Zombie Congress

Conservatives worry that defeated or retiring lawmakers — “zombies” — are the politically walking dead with nothing to lose.

November 6, 2014

Senate Democrats Saw The GOP Wave Before Election Night

Shocked about the GOP’s huge gains on election night? The DSCC wasn’t.

November 6, 2014

Alaska Races For Governor, Senator To Hinge On Absentee Ballots

Mark Begich and Sean Parnell aren’t ready to give up yet.

November 6, 2014

McConnell Holds Off Grimes In Kentucky For Sixth Term And Chance At Leading U.S. Senate

Mitch McConnell has won another term in the U.S. Senate.

November 4, 2014

Blue Texas? With Democrat Wendy Davis Struggling In Governor’s race, It Seems Improbable

Democratic hopes of competing in deep-red Texas are getting longer by the day.

October 27, 2014

Federal Appeals Court Reinstates Texas’ Voter ID Law

Find out what’s next for the controversial election law.

October 15, 2014

Republicans Are In Big Trouble If They Can’t Win The Senate

If the GOP can’t win now, 2016 will be a disaster for them.

October 14, 2014

Will The Election Turn On Terrorism?

How the GOP is trying to bring back their old War on Terror playbook.

October 2, 2014

Endorse This: How A Bill Never Becomes A Law

Don’t miss The Daily Show’s latest takedown of our unproductive Congress.

October 1, 2014

Is Iowa Slipping Away From Democrats?

The Hawkeye State’s Senate race — and control of the Senate — seem to be shifting toward the GOP.

September 29, 2014

Ignored U.S. House Contests May Hold Surprises

The public is forgetting one huge factor in the 2014 midterms.

September 29, 2014

Republican Campaign Chairman Aspires To Historic Majority In Midterms

By Emily Cahn, CQ Roll Call WASHINGTON — National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden called a 245-seat House majority an “aspirational” but “achievable” goal for the midterms — a more reserved prediction for his party than in previous comments. “I think going into this cycle we are still poised to get to 245. It […]

September 19, 2014
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Midterm Roundup: Is North Carolina Going Blue?

Get all the latest news from the campaign trail.

September 18, 2014