Wednesday, January 22, 2020
When the Cook Political Report led its website in late December with the headline “The Majority is in Play,” those who follow politics closely felt the ground shift. It was the first significant assessment served up by one of...
After what Republicans like to characterize as a rush to impeachment, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is now getting grief from the GOP for slowing down the process. It’s driving President Trump and his allies a bit batty trying to...
There are few votes as historic—or as potentially career-ending—for a member of Congress as the one just cast to impeach a president. It’s being compared to Democrats losing the House and Senate in 1994 after voting for Clinton’s tax...
Thursday’s Democratic debate in Los Angeles may be the last chance for Elizabeth Warren to reverse her slide. After peaking a few months ago, she hasn’t fallen as far or as fast as Kamala Harris, who exited the race...
Impeachment news stifles media coverage of an economy that last month produced 266,000 jobs with unemployment holding at 3.5 percent, a 50-year record low. The impact of those numbers and what they say about an incumbent president’s hold on...
Most voters don’t know that the Trump-tagged “Do Nothing Democrats” have passed 275 bipartisan bills on key issues including climate, gun safety, raising the minimum wage, net neutrality and election security. All are stalled in the Senate where Mitch...
He’s never been a fan of impeachment, but he’s an expert on the process and the politics, having helped President Clinton navigate his way through a highly partisan impeachment in 1999. Now pollster Mark Penn is sharing his strategy—and...
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said it himself many times: that he didn’t think the electorate was looking for a “short, Jewish, divorced billionaire.” Every four years for the last two decades, Bloomberg has assembled the best...
Until she resigned her post effective Aug. 1, British-born Russia scholar Fiona Hill held a key position in the White House overseeing and coordinating the administration’s relations with the former Soviet Union, Russia and Europe. She coined the phrase...
Voters will deliver another verdict on whether a moderate Democrat can survive in a red Trump state when they go to the polls Saturday in Louisiana’s run-off race for governor. “When you’re a Southern Democrat, you’re fully aware that...

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