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New Congress, New Round In Senate Fight Over Obama’s Judges

L. Felipe Restrepo, a Colombian immigrant, “could become the latest high-profile victim of partisan brinkmanship in the shaping of the judicial branch.”

May 5, 2015

Obama’s Midterm Loss Record Could Make History

Obama stands to lose the largest number of House seats out of any president in the past 50 years.

November 3, 2014

Partisans Segregate Themselves In Separate News Universes, Study Finds

A Pew Research Center project has shown that conservatives and liberals revolve in their own separate media and news universes.

October 21, 2014

6 Races Both Parties View Completely Differently

Here are six seat races where strategists are on wildly different pages and seem to be “reading out of totally different books”.

October 8, 2014

Top-Two Primary In California Might Be Bad For Small-Party Candidates

By Seema Mehta and Jean Merl, Los Angeles Times When California voters decided to change the way the state’s primary elections work, the move was cast as an effort to moderate a state Capitol gripped by polarization. If the top two vote-getters in a primary faced off against one another in November regardless of their party […]

April 15, 2014

Rick Perry: A More Conservative, Partisan Bush

A Los Angeles Times comparison of George W. Bush and the man who succeeded him as governor of Texas, rumored presidential candidate Rick Perry, suggests that if America is already suffering Bush fatigue, Rick Perry might prove positively toxic: Both men hewed to the tenets of Texas Republicanism: low taxes, small government and limited regulation. […]

June 30, 2011