Time sure does fly, doesn’t it? After all, it was eight years ago now to the month when Donald Trump first walked onto a debate stage. 24 million viewers, still a record for a Presidential primary debate, tuned into Fox News to watch Trump get into ugly sparring matches with the likes of Jeb Bush and Megyn Kelly. Although the memory of those multi-candidate skirmishes still … [Read more...] about First GOP Presidential Debate Preview: Where Each Candidate Stands and What They Need to Do
It was a brutal week for New Hampshire Republicans, as popular GOP Governor Chris Sununu announced that he wouldn’t seek a fifth term. The ‘Live Free or Die’ State doesn’t employ any term limits, and each term lasts just two years, so Sununu first won the office in 2016. Back then, his narrow victory (48.8% to 46.6%) likely owed a sizable debt to his family history. After … [Read more...] about Sununu Passes on Another Term, Creating Toss-Up Gubernatorial Contest in New Hampshire
We’ve reached an exciting milestone in the 2024 Presidential race: the first real fundraising reports. Sure, some of these same campaigns already released reports during the first quarter of this year, but now we’ve got the full field of candidates, including (most importantly) the incumbent President. To celebrate, I’ve put together this rundown of the reports from the … [Read more...] about A Rundown of the Latest 2024 Presidential Fundraising Report: 2023 Second Quarter
Robert F. Kennedy was one of Joe Biden’s formative political heroes, and now his namesake Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is one of Joe Biden’s prime political foes. Initially, it appeared that Joe Biden would glide through the 2024 Democratic primaries without a serious primary challenger. Sure, 2020 candidate Marianne Williamson was already mounting her own bid, but she’s never … [Read more...] about How Joe Biden’s Primary Competition Compares to His Recent Democratic Predecessors
I think it’s fair to say that, so far, 2023 hasn’t gone the way Ron DeSantis must’ve hoped it would back in January. After all, DeSantis was arguably the biggest winner of the 2022 midterms. In a night filled with Republican disappointments, the GOP Governor stood out from the crowd by putting together an impressive 19-point re-election victory. Furthermore, thanks to … [Read more...] about One Month After Ron DeSantis Jumped In, What’s the State of Play in the GOP’s 2024 Primary?