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The Impending Battle on Presidential Reelection in Honduras

Marco Cáceres | Posted 10.27.2014 | World
Marco Cáceres

It is widely believed in Honduras that President Juan Orlando Hernández will call for a public referendum within the next two years (probably before the primary elections in late-2016) to reform Article 374, which prohibits the reelection of a president.

The Adelsons and Super PACS Are a Fair Counter to Incumbency

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 10.30.2012 | Politics
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

2012-08-28-scblog2.png Before we attack outside investment that might give a challenger some hope of prevailing, perhaps we should first discuss the need for terms limits or some other equalizing factor.

Obama in 2012? No, We Can't!

Robin Lakoff | Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics
Robin Lakoff

It is time to look for, and work for, a candidate to run against Barack Obama in the 2008 primaries that we can trust and who can win.

Support For Senator Dianne Feinstein Softens

Sacramento Bee | David Siders | Posted 08.21.2011 | Los Angeles

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein's public approval rating remains positive, but enthusiasm for re-electing her is far less than in previous years, acc...

It's Still the Economy, Stupid

Bill Schneider | Posted 07.09.2011 | Politics
Bill Schneider

Which issue matters most in a re-election campaign? The economy, stupid. But that doesn't mean the elimination of bin Laden will be irrelevant. What it does is change the perception of Obama. He has passed the commander-in-chief test.

Mark Penn Wrong on "Historical Odds" of Obama Victory

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics
Brendan Nyhan

If we properly account for FDR's three victories, there's no difference in re-election performance between the parties. Republicans have had more individuals get re-elected during the same period.

GOP Looks To Midwest For Gains

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

WASHINGTON — A political tail wind boosting their prospects, Republicans have significant opportunities to gain governorships across the Great L...

Anti-Incumbent Sentiment At Record Levels, Economy No. 1 Issue In 2010 (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Anti-incumbency sentiment is at unprecedented levels, according to a recent USA Today-Gallup survey, spelling trouble for the Democratic majority in C...

The Super Seven: Colorado's Congressional Health Care Heroes

Nancy Cronk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

Mark Udall, Michael Bennet, Ed Perlmutter, Diana DeGette, John Salazar, Jared Polis and Betsy Markey are seven ordinary human beings with extraordinary courage.

Sam Stein

Evan Bayh Not Running For Re-Election | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) confirmed on Monday that he will not be running for re-election in 2010, citing a overly-partisan climate in Washington. The ...

Sam Stein

Evan Bayh's Retirement Leaves Democrats Scarred And Demanding Aggression | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senator Evan Bayh's abrupt announcement on Monday that he will retire at the end of his term has further united disparate voices within the Democratic...

Patrick Kennedy WILL NOT RUN: No Re-Election Race For Ted Kennedy's Son In Rhode Island

AP | ANDREW MIGA and MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Rep. Patrick Kennedy has decided not to seek re-election after eight terms in Congress, saying his life is "taking a new direction"...

Democratic Health Care Plan Fails, Feeds Fat Cat Insurance Lobby

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ray Hanania

So let me get this straight. President Barack Obama makes a clarion call to reform healthcare so that the 30 million Americans (not including the 12 m...

Obama Met With Journalists Before West Point Speech: 'Americans Are Right To Be Concerned'

The Atlantic | Marc Ambinder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama, speaking with a group of columnists and reporters at a White House lunch today, conceded that Americans "are right to be concerned" about the a...

Harry Reid Becomes GOP Target In Nevada

Wall Street Journal | JIM CARLTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mr. Reid, 69 years old, is facing mounting criticism in his home state and is trailing in the polls against two Republican challengers for his Senate ...

Blanche Lincoln Reverses Position On Public Option

Roll Call | David M. Drucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.), still facing the prospect of a tough re-election in 2010, has reversed her position on the public insurance option, say...

Chavez's All Out Push to be President for Life

Francisco Toro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Francisco Toro

With die-hard Chavez loyalists installed in every key post in the state (from the state-owned media to the courts and Elections Council) there's no down-side to flouting constitutional rules.