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Political Realignment

The Republican Party Is in Shambles

Walker Bragman | Posted 07.28.2015 | Politics
Walker Bragman

With 2016 fast approaching, things look bleak for the GOP. Pandering to a non-white voting block could very well end up costing it the South, as it did to the Democrats in the 1960s. At the same time, pandering to base will alienate too many groups to win in a general election--not the least of which are Latinos.

Liberals, Stop Posting Russell Brand's Interview and Vote

Walker Bragman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Walker Bragman

Regardless of how articulate his summation was, and regardless of how much I enjoy his comedy, Brand is not a part of the solution; in fact it's quite the opposite.

Realigning American Politics: Towards a Mass Party of the Center

Van Gosse | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics
Van Gosse

Like a fog slowly clearing, we can perceive the slow-motion realignment of American politics towards a mass party of the center.

What Today's Predicted Outcome Will and Will Not Mean

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

There is little reason to think that a pro-GOP shift today will be any more permanent than Democrats' gains in 2006 and 2008. Regardless of what happens tonight, the dynamism of American democracy will continue.

Thomas B. Edsall

Permanent Democratic Majority: New Study Says Yes

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A growing number of political scientists, analysts and strategists are making the case for a realignment of political power in the U.S. to a new Democ...

Mr. President: Bring Us Together

Michael Hais and Morley Winograd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Hais and Morley Winograd

It is the American people that Barack Obama must rally to his side. It is they who will ultimately decide the effectiveness of his transition as a springboard to a civic era Administration.