2014 Midterms

Fear of Ebola Could Make People More Likely to Vote Conservative
October 19, 2014

A growing body of literature suggests that fear make people’s political outlook more conservative.

"Fangate" Wasn't Even the Dumbest Part of the Crist-Scott Debate
October 16, 2014

It was Gov. Rick Scott's answer about climate change.

No, Republicans Aren't Guaranteed to Win the Senate. Here's Why.
October 15, 2014

For election nerds, these midterms are Christmas.

Teddy Roosevelt Was a Real Independent. Today's Versions Are Poseurs.
October 15, 2014

What happened to the Independents who actually stood for something?

Maine Independents May Inadvertently Put an Extremist Republican Governor in Office—Again
The state's three-way gubernatorial race is quickly devolving into tragicomedy
October 15, 2014

The state's three-way gubernatorial race could devolve into a tragicomedy. 

Mitch McConnell Thinks the U.S. Should Follow China's Lead
October 14, 2014

He's always complaining that Obama doesn't lead—except in this case.

The Democratic Agenda Is Popular in Red America—When an "Independent" Is Preaching It
October 13, 2014

This Kansas candidate calls himself an independent, but gimme a break.

Alison Lundergan Grimes Is Running the Worst Senate Campaign of the Year
October 12, 2014

She won't even say whom she voted for in 2012.

What the Next Two Awful Years Will Look Like
The five things to fear about a Republican Congress
October 12, 2014

The five things to fear about a Republican Congress.

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