I went to a vigil for the victims of the Orlando massacre, and it was not enough.
Sanders must decide how he’ll end his campaign. The Sanders and Clinton camps need to make amends. And Trump needs to focus on how he’ll run his campaign.
This whole column could be filled with the names of reliable Republicans who won’t vote for Trump, but Susan Collins and Bruce Poliquin are not on that list.
Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic Party nominee for president. Before the Indiana primary, for Bernie Sanders to tie among pledged delegates awarded from primaries and caucuses, he has to win everywhere by an average of 30 percentage points. Every time Sanders underperforms, he needs even bigger wins to get most pledged delegates. That’s because […]
As the New York race makes clear, neither Hillary Clinton nor Bernie Sanders has the Obama coalition of young voters and black and Latino voters.
Voter restrictions around the country, passed by Republicans though voting fraud was virtually nonexistent, will definitely benefit Republicans in the general election.
Trump’s people have stooped to blackmail, and this suggests how a President Trump would behave toward his political opponents.
Last weekend Maine saw yuuuge turnout in the Republican and Democratic presidential caucuses — a yuuuge turnout for caucuses, that is. Sen. Ted Cruz scored a surprise win, as he beat Gov. Paul LePage’s preferred candidate, Donald Trump. With his very strong showing, Sen. Bernie Sanders added to his wins in mostly white states. This […]
Sometimes it seems these contests go on forever. Yet this year’s fights may effectively be over soon.
No two times or elections are identical. But American pasts loom large as the 2016 presidential election takes shape. On the Democratic side, the contrast between Progressives and Populists is on full display. The Republican side is combining the flavor of Dixiecrats and George Wallace with opposition to the policies of the most accomplished Democratic […]