Brian Schweitzer, Would-Be Liberal Hero, is an NRA Darling
January 08, 2014
He wants to run against Hillary from the left. His gun and environment records will make that tough.
Bill Clinton endorsed Bill de Blasio's inequality rhetoric yesterday. That's not what Hillary Clinton told Goldman Sachs a few weeks ago.
How De Blasio’s Inauguration Hinted at Wider Implications
January 01, 2014
The inaugural festivities on New Year’s Day’s for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio felt awfully like an event of national import and impact. In one row next to the podium were two prospective presidential candidates, Gov.
The Question at the Heart of the Democratic Schism
December 15, 2013
No one quite knows how to define "populism." Which is good news for vested interests who want to attack reform.
The Clinton Coronation Begins. Pitying Joe Biden Continues.
December 02, 2013
Because of Thanksgiving, readers may have missed The New York Times's Joe Biden story, which ran in the newspaper on Wednesday. It is the saddest short political profile I have ever read.
The Next Big Fight Between Hillary Clinton and Liberals
November 07, 2013
Hillary Clinton’s appearance at the liberal Take Back America conference in 2007 is primarily remembered for the boos and hisses she garnered when she said, "The American military has succeeded.
Hillary Clinton's Plan to Prevent a Left-Wing Challenger
October 31, 2013
Hillary Clinton is a bigger favorite to be the next president than any non-incumbent in history at a comparable time in the election cycle.
Marijuana is America's Next Political Wedge Issue
October 24, 2013
Public opinion about legal pot has changed dramatically. Politicians are about to start catching up—and picking fights about it.
Do the Clintons Love Their Donors, or Their Donors' Money?
October 22, 2013
The New York Times, which apparently believes rich people do not have a loud enough voice in American society, decided on Tuesday to devote a front-page story to the different ways in which politicians court them.
The Media Has Soured on Hillary Clinton in 2016. The Odds Haven't.
September 25, 2013
In the last several weeks, people have started to question the supposed inevitability of Hillary Clinton as the next Democratic presidential nominee.