Today a Congressional hearing ignited when House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (CA) refused to seat a female witness after hearing an all-male panel of birth control coverage opponents, calling the witness unqualified.
It's 2012, but to hear the Right talk about birth control, and "emotional" women in the workforce and the military, one might think we're trapped in Downton Abbey's 1914.
I think Romney is now facing a likability problem nationally, even as he excels in the Republican primary.
What will happen in the general election if Romney is the nominee is anyone's guess. I suspect that Republican conservatives will line up behind Romney, but they will not do so enthusiastically, as the low voter turnout in contested states thus far shows.
Today, Univision/ABC/Latino Decisions released a national survey of Latinos, with a larger sample of Florida Latinos. But the poll has a clear flaw in how primary voters are defined.
The latest New York Times/CBS poll shows that all the remaining Republican candidates are unpopular with voters nationally. No wonder Republican primary voters continue to be dissatisfied with their choices.
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.