One has to look no further than Jeffersonville, Indiana to figure out how Republicans blew their recent hegemony in American politics. This Louisville suburb is where the former chairman of both the Clark County Republican Party and Young Republican National Federation pleaded guilty last week to criminal deviant conduct for […]
No matter who wins the presidential election, it is quite clear that the big loser in campaign 08 is religion. By far, the most strident political voices have come from renegade reverends that seem a bit hot under the collar. These cantankerous characters (or caricatures) have transformed their houses of […]
As most of you know, I define myself as a “yellow dog” Democrat. The term has a murky history, but generally means that I would vote for any Democrat, even if it was a yellow dog. (I have occasionally voted Republican, but that is another story.)
We’re now in the midst of an epic financial crisis, which ought to be at the center of the election debate. But it isn’t.
WASHINGTON — While the cool cat’s away, the Hillary mice will play.
Hillary Clinton may not realize it yet, but she’s just endured one of the worst weeks of her campaign.
After their victory in the 2006 congressional elections, it seemed a given that Democrats would try to make this year’s presidential campaign another referendum on Republican policies.
In basketball jargon, “the team that rules the paint, rules the game.”
You wouldn’t know it to look at them, but political consultants are as faddish as anyone else. And the current voguish advice among the back-room set is: Go after your opponent’s strengths. So in the first volley of the general election campaign, Barack Obama has attacked John McCain for being […]
Sen. Barack Obama’s landslide victory over Sen. Hillary Clinton in the Virginia Democratic primary Tuesday didn’t only contribute to the “Chesapeake primaries” sweep that gave Obama a net lead in total delegates to date. It also confirmed that Virginia stands a solid chance of turning out a majority for the […]