A reminder that politics is largely about luck.
Republicans Won the Midterms. The NRA Did Not.
November 11, 2014
An unlikely silver lining for liberals.
Democrats Didn't Lose Governor's Races Because of a GOP Wave. They Lost Because of Bad Candidates.
November 05, 2014
Just look at what happened in Maryland.
Joni Ernst Is One of 2014's Most Extreme Candidates—But You Wouldn't Know It From Iowa's Press Coverage
November 04, 2014
She told an NRA convention that she would be willing to take up her Smith & Wesson against the government.
What happened to the Independents who actually stood for something?
Chart: It's True, Congress Hates Working Before Midterm Elections
September 23, 2014
They're working more after the midterms—but it's not an even tradeoff.
This Is What a GOP Senate's First 100 Days Will Look Like
September 12, 2014
Hint: They'll be extremely friendly to big business.
A new "Contract With America" will only lead to more counterproductive overpromising.
Obamacare is out. Obama's supposed lawlessness is in.
The GOP Got What It Wanted In North Carolina, But Its Problems with Right Wingers Are Far From Over
May 07, 2014
Thom Tillis might become a senator. But the Republican party's conservative movement problem runs deeper than losing Senate primaries.