Just six months ago, national Republicans were in a tremendous position to achieve robust gains in the House and the Senate in this upcoming election cycle. First and foremost, many Republicans considered it all but certain that they would flip the House and Senate in 2022, given their comfortable lead in generic ballot polling and President Joe Biden's underwater approval … [Read more...] about Will the 2022 Midterms Really Be a Failure for the GOP?
I don’t know if you’ve heard, but Donald Trump’s been quite the factor in the 2022 midterms so far. Between his frequent interventions in Republican primaries, and his unique ability to dominate the national discourse, the former President is still arguably the most visible figure in this election cycle. While Trump’s influence is certainly unorthodox, it’s not exactly … [Read more...] about How Ex-Presidents Handled Their First Midterms After Leaving Office
It’s the question on everyone’s mind. Well, anyone with even a passing interest in American politics, which these days constitutes just about everyone in America. Will the 2024 presidential election be a rematch between Joe Biden and Donald Trump? Now, I hate to break this to all of you, but I don’t actually know the answer. What I can tell you, though, is that such … [Read more...] about Examining A Possible Biden-Trump Rematch in 2024
There’s no debate about whether or not the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has motivated Democratic voters. Based on the evidence of four special elections since June 23rd, it’s clear it has. The bigger question is, will it be enough to offset President Joe Biden's poor approval ratings and mute the expected red wave come November? To answer that question, we … [Read more...] about Roe Overturn Fuels Democrat Success in Special Elections, but Don’t Read Too Much Into It for November
Trump-endorsed challenger Harriet Hageman handily defeated Republican Wyoming At-Large Representative Liz Cheney in the GOP primary by an initial margin of roughly 66%-29% on Tuesday. Cheney is one of Donald Trump's strongest Republican critics in Congress and previously served in a leadership position within the House Republican Conference. Turnout was astronomical for a … [Read more...] about Wyoming Democrats Tried to Save Liz Cheney