2016 Election

Democrats' Agenda Is Getting Stale
Hold the applause on Elizabeth Warren's Netroots speech
July 21, 2014

Hold the applause on Elizabeth Warren's Netroots speech.

The National Security State Simply Isn’t a Winning Issue for Politicians—On Either Side of the Aisle
July 18, 2014

Voters, Slate’s David Weigel argues, just see the secret programs as another example of broad government incompetence. 

Does Fox News Cause Ignorance, or Do Ignorant Viewers Prefer Fox News?
A new study reveals the gap between the channel's fans and the rest of America
June 10, 2014

Fox News viewers are not moderate Republicans. They're right wingers.

The Obama Climate Plan Isn't a Problem for Democrats. It's a Problem for Republicans.
June 04, 2014

Come 2016, there's a decent chance that the EPA's proposal will place Republicans in the very bind they hoped it would create for Democrats this year.

Rand Paul Can Do Some Useful Things in the Senate. Let's Just Hope He Stays There.
May 13, 2014

Crazy? Yes. Dangerous? Not if he remains in the legislative branch.

The GOP's Jeb Bush Flirtation Is a Big Rebuke of the GOP
April 14, 2014

It's almost like his establishment backers think a guy who's been out of office for seven years is more attractive than all the supposed rock stars the party has in place today...

Clintonland: Just Like High School
January 26, 2014

Amy Chozick's big cover story in The New York Times Magazine, which is unfortunately accompanied by the weirdest and worst cover art in magazine history (I exaggerate only a little), is yet another piece about the people in the Clintons's orbit, and

Chris Christie Is Done—Even If He Survives the Traffic Scandal
January 14, 2014

New York's Jonathan Chait has made the best case for why Chris Christie 's potential 2016 run for the presidency is doomed.

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