The public face of the Romney campaign is projecting power and trying to coalesce the GOP faithful around him. But neither primary win has been convincing, and their ballyhooed anti-Obama referendum evaporated.
Can game theory predict the outcome of the Republican presidential primary? The answer is yes.
While I applaud Issa Rae's individuality and dedication to Awkward Black Girl, the phenomenon she fought so diligently to create, she may be slightly confused on what being "politically correct" means.
This month Obama poll watchers got some good news, and some bad news. This was capped off by the Washington punditocracy making a stupid comparison between polling for Obama and Carter.
Herman Cain and Penn State have been a political gift for President Obama. Without them, the public focus would be on geopolitical and economic events, very much to the detriment of the president's re-election campaign. Sometimes, being lucky is better than being good.
There have been several stories which suggest that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should be the Democratic nominee for president in 2012. More cu...
By tracking opinions toward a handgun ban, and by looking at only a few broad questions, news and polling outlets are missing a clear and important pattern: There is widespread support for a variety of gun laws.
While former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney has been a staple in GOP presidential campaigns for at least the past five years he has yet to sway a majority of Republican that he's the "one for them."
Blocking the Ohio Republican gerrymander will move the needle in the Democratic direction for control of the House of Representatives, perhaps by as much as four seats if a court institutes a fair map.
My respect for members of Congress has sunk even lower than my respect for the Supreme Court.
Republicans feel they've seized a winning talking point by labeling as "class warfare" Obama's plan to ask the wealthiest to pay a bit more in taxes. Is that label sticking? And does it hurt?
These days, with Congress receiving record low approval ratings, and with the Federal Government receiving lower ratings than the oil and gas industri...
A changing racial-ethnic composition in the U.S. suggests that candidates should not fear, or be uncomfortable, going into predominately racial-ethnic communities to communicate their ideas about how to fix problems.
When times are tough we tend to vote against incumbents. But voting against Obama means voting for one of his opponents, and there are a number of reasons why many people may be reluctant to do that.
In the last three presidential cycles, the share of the popular vote received by the two major parties' candidates was essentially the same as their parties received in the immediately preceding midterm. Why did the convergence witnessed in 2000, 2004 and 2008 not occur in 1996?
By risking a world economic crisis in order to protect tax breaks for the wealthy, Republicans have exposed their real tax priorities. And voters are unimpressed.