Shutdown: What Happened and Why?

Now that the government shutdown is over (except for the long startup), let’s do a post-mortem. What are the results of the shutdown? Why...

Trump: Government to Reopen With No Border Wall Funding

On Friday afternoon, news broke that an agreement had been reached by both parties to halt the partial government shutdown for three weeks, until...

Senate to Vote on Two Funding Bills Thursday

Senate leader Mitch McConnell has finally gotten back to work, and the government shutdown could be over by the end of the week. As...

Dump Trump? Dispense With Pence? Hail Haley?

With all the Democrats and Republicans lining up to challenge Donald Trump in 2020, we may not have noticed all the subplots. For instance,...
Kamala Harris 2020

Kamala Harris Officially Running for President

We reported previously that California Sen. Kamala Harris (D) would soon be entering the presidential pool and on Monday she made it official. Harris made...
Larry Hogan and Donald Trump

Another Popular Republican Who Could Challenge Trump in 2020

In an earlier article, we discussed a dozen Republicans who might challenge Donald Trump in 2020. But we now have a new possible challenger....

Will Trump Be Re-Elected in 2020?

Democrats are coming out of the woodwork to run against President Trump, and we've been covering them as they make their moves toward launching...

Commission on Presidential Debates Accepting 2020 Host Applications

Every four years, the Commission on Presidential Debates, a bipartisan group formed to plan and produce the debates between the nominees from each party,...

If Republicans Were Smart (They’re Not)

This is a “bookend” piece. We already did “Stupid Democrats.” Republicans are usually much better than Democrats at messaging, but not this time, they...

Kamala Harris Set to Announce 2020 Presidential Campaign

It has widely been speculated that Senator Kamala Harris would be making a run for the presidency in 2020. Sources now indicate that Harris,...
Beto O'Rourke 2020

Beto O’Rourke Leaning Toward 2020 Presidential Run

In recent days, Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke has been actively gauging support around the country and, from all appearances, seems poised to possibly launch...

Is Trump Funny?

In one of our comment sections, we have been discussing presidential wit. A witty response can defuse an awkward situation, and my point was...

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