The end seems near for Andrew Cuomo, as a swirl of scandals threatens to overwhelm the New York Governor. The most prominent of which is a steady stream of claims from multiple women that Gov. Cuomo sexually harassed them. Yet Cuomo is adamant that he will not resign. On Friday he took some pointed shots at those who called for him to step down, asserting that they were just … [Read more...] about Will Andrew Cuomo Join the Long List of Politicos Who Survived Sex Scandals?
Scranton is central to Joe Biden’s political mythos. It’s the city he grew up in, and it was pivotal to his 2020 electoral strategy. Biden set out to regain enough support in Scranton, and areas like it, to rebuild the ‘blue wall’. At the same time, Democratic Congressman Matt Cartwright has been battling a rising Republican tide in this corner of the commonwealth. … [Read more...] about PA-8: An In-Depth Look At A Trump-Democratic House District
It’s ridiculous to talk about 2024 in March 2021. I’m going to do it anyway. This past weekend, the Conservative Political Action Convention represented the unofficial start of the 2024 Republican Presidential primary. The main event of the gathering was supposed to be Donald Trump’s first speech since leaving office, but their 2024 straw poll stole the thunder. The … [Read more...] about CPAC and the Dawn of the 2024 Republican Primary
What will a Donald Trump post-presidency look like? Despite losing re-election and suffering through his second impeachment, the 45th President remains determined to stay in the spotlight. So far his grip on the Republican Party remains strong and there’s already talk about a 2024 comeback bid. Since recent one-termers like George H.W. Bush and Jimmy Carter quickly … [Read more...] about The Post-Presidential Comeback: Can Donald Trump Succeed Where Herbert Hoover Failed?
A Presidential term may last four years, but you still only get one chance at a first impression. As Joe Biden navigates the first days of his Administration, public attention is extraordinarily focused on one issue: the COVID-19 pandemic. Even from this early date, it’s clear the Biden White House’s response to the pandemic will be a major component of their legacy. Which … [Read more...] about What Can An Administration’s First Days Teach Us?: A Look Through Recent History