Voter ID Requirements are Disenfranchisement Politics, as Usual. So Don’t Fall for it

Rich Monetti advices against voter ID requirements. Here’s why.

Why No One Watched the Democratic Debate

Matthew Rozsa explains that fewer people are watching the Democratic presidential debates – by design.

The New Insiders: The Progressive Movement Is Strangling Itself

Democrats and progressives: we need to take action. This past election day shows us that the results are not in our favor.

What If The GOP Wins In November?

If the Republicans take the White House in November we’ll see big tax cuts and big deficits.

Rubio Surges Ahead

Feel free to ignore all those the early polls, Marco Rubio is pulling ahead where it really matters.

John Boehner’s Legacy

Matthew Rozsa discusses the impending legacy of soon-to-be former Speaker of the House John Boehner.

Ben Carson’s Big Payday

A number of Republican candidates for the presidency seem more interested in becoming rich than becoming president. Here’s a question you rarely hear asked: how interested is Dr. Ben Carson, who is currently leading polling in Iowa, in actually interested in becoming president? On one level he seems to be, after all he has announced […]

Paul Ryan: The Republican Party’s MVP

Jessicah Lahitou is not a fan of grandstanding. After seeing Paul Ryan speak, she is a fan of him.

Did Jeb Bush Just Blunder Over The Shooting In Oregon?

Individual gaffes rarely matter in the long run, but nobody running for president want’s the reputation of being a blunderer.

Why J-Law Is Wrong About Trump

Jennifer Lawrence is right to be worried about Donald Trump, but wrong in thinking that the problem is just about him.

Another Republican Contender Bites The Dust

Scott Walker’s decision to drop out of the presidential race shows the Republican Party is narrowing in on a nominee pretty quickly.

So Long Rick Perry

Rick Perry’s decision to drop out last week shows how presidential nomination cycles really work.

Donald Trump Is Never Going To Be President

Trump’s antics in the race for the Republican presidential nomination may make for great entertainment, but he still is never going to be president.

Can Rand Paul Still Win?

All the signs point to Rand Paul having already lost his bid to be the Republican nominee in 2016.

Do Republicans Even Know What A Tax Is?

The Republican obsession with never appearing to raise taxes ever leads to some pretty strange policy choices.

Get Ready For Republican Silly Season

The incentives are lining up for a pretty wacky couple of months in presidential politics.