What Do Americans Know About Hillary?
National Review has a new video up today that asks if Americans really know Hillary Clinton. If the voters really know what they are getting. After all, whenever the mainstream media talks about her, in reverent tones, they can’t stop telling voters how great she is, even as they lead into the stories of scandal, fraud, lies, and deceit. She’s the most qualified? True. Nobody | Read More »
Resign yourself to not having Barack Obama to kick around very much anymore.
This is basically what happened: President Barack Obama wanted Congress to pass a variety of trade-related proposals, and he didn’t want to have to rely on Republican votes in order to see that happen. He lobbied his fellow Democrats in favor of trade, and he lobbied them hard. In the end, it wasn’t enough. On Friday, the president endured a stern censure from the very | Read More »
Democrats: Save us, Lincoln Chafee, you’re ou… no, they’d probably prefer even Martin O’Malley.
Lincoln Chafee is the sort of candidate that runs when your party’s basic electoral strategy can be best described as ‘YOLO.’
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The Last Temptation of Russ Feingold.
Russ Feingold will succumb to that temptation, of course.
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Rahm’s struggle for power
In case you didn’t know, Chicago mayor and Obama ally Rahm Emanuel is up for re-election and… it actually isn’t looking very good. Emanuel has mounted an extremely expensive, high-powered push to get past 50 percent of the vote—the threshold he needs to win reelection outright and avoid an April 7 runoff. The X-factor in the race seems to be black voters, so Emanuel has | Read More »
The Democrats’ surprisingly complicated 2016 Senate problem.
Interesting list of potential Democratic retirements from the Hill, here: Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) 8%, 74 Joe Manchin, 67 Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) 8%, 74 Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) 8%, 78 Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) 10%, 74 Manchin’s on the list because he’s doing all the things that Senators who are planning to | Read More »
RedState Weekly Briefing: October 5 2014 How #ClimateChange is to blame for #ISIS and #EBOLA Also, ELECTIONS!! #RSWB
This week on the RedState Weekly Briefing Thomas LaDuke, Joe Cunningham, Caleb Howe, and I discuss Horse Race Politics, EBOLA(!!??), ISIS, and most importantly … CLIMATE CHANGE!!!! We should be live just after 7 pm Eastern. If you would like to join in the discussion, ask questions, or get to the links we mention in the show, you can do so at the Hangouts Event | Read More »
Quote of the Day, ‘Election 2014: Suck It Up And Walk It Off’ edition.
The 2014 election is not sexy. It’s merely important, in terms of what it can prevent.
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Five Weeks and No Coherence
Have you noticed the Republicans have given up a concentrated effort against Obamacare? They have. It is barely on the radar. More and more stories come out every day about how close races are across the country. More and more stories come out about tightening polls. More and more races the GOP must win to take back the Senate seem to be slipping away from | Read More »
The GOP’s Missing Electoral Link
Paul Ryan is a smart man, and probably represents the mainstream thinking of the Republican Party, though like every ambitious politician he likes to position himself as a critic of the crowd. But In a recent interview with Matthew Continetti Ryan started out well by complaining about the GOP consultant class. “The consultant class always says play it safe, choose a risk-averse strategy. I don’t | Read More »