Nate Cohn
Staff Writer

The Weekly Standard's Strange Rick Perry Fetish
July 15, 2013

Understandably, Republicans are anxious to show that they can do better among Hispanic voters without immigration reform. The problem is that there aren't many recent examples of Republicans doing well among Hispanics.

A GOP Senate Now Appears Plausible
July 13, 2013

A Republican Senate in 2014 looked like a longshot after the GOP blew huge opportunities in North Dakota, Missouri, and Indiana.

Could Republicans Really Take All Three Branches By 2016?
July 12, 2013

So much for the emerging democratic majority: Megan McArdle says that the GOP has a 70 percent chance of holding the House, Senate, and Presidency after the 2016 election.

The Swing State Where the GOP Desperately Needs Hispanics
July 11, 2013

Opponents of immigration reform are right about one thing: Hispanics aren’t enough for Republicans to win back the White House. But that doesn’t mean that the GOP can sacrifice Hispanics without big consequences for their chances. That’s already happened in New Mexico and Nevada, where the Hispanic vote has flipped two states from red to blue. The GOP’s route to the presidency has survived the loss of those two small states—they’re worth just 11 electoral votes.

The Challenge of Rebranding the GOP
July 09, 2013

The trendlines are bad for Republicans. They're falling behind in the battleground states. Demographic and generational change are making matters worse over time. And outside of the South, they're not even making gains among white voters.

Winning More White Voters Won't Save the GOP
July 09, 2013

After Election Day, the conventional wisdom was that the GOP needed to make gains among Hispanics to win in 2016. Fox News' Brit Hume and Sean Hannity, for instance, quickly assessed the GOP needed to cave on immigration reform.

Rick Perry: A Great Candidate... On Paper
July 08, 2013

Today, Rick Perry announced that he wasn’t running for reelection as Texas governor, but didn’t say whether he would pursue the presidency in 2016.

McConnell Still Favored In Kentucky
July 02, 2013

Just a couple of months after Ashley Judd decided against a hopeless quest to unseat Republican Mitch McConnell, another woman has stepped forward to challenge the Republican Senate minority leader.

Obama Needs to Hug a Republican. But Which One?
July 01, 2013

Obama needs to make a new GOP buddy.

Winning Numbers
July 01, 2013

Two demographic trends that Obama should exploit.