I wrote recently in passing that the national GOP was sending out updates and tutorials to try to instruct GOP candidates, both incumbents and challengers, on how to avoid getting bogged down into a no-win conversation about the Supreme...
Most of you are familiar by now with the concept of Coattails, since I have written several times that I've never seen a politician with shorter ones than Trump. Briefly, the concept is that a popular candidate, usually an incumbent at...
The messaging ground is shifting ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. The GOP plan is simple. They want to use inflation, gas prices, and grocery prices to fuel anger, and then toss in culture war issues to fire up their base....
The Washington Post reports that voter participation surged for Tuesday’s primary election, surpassing even the levels seen in 2020, despite the efforts of the Georgia GOP legislature’s to make it harder to cast a ballot: “By the end of Friday,...
Talk about saying the quiet part out loud, here is Rachel Hamm, shouting from the rooftops that voting is not a right, and she plans to make it a privilege that people need to jump through all kinds of...
This wasn't just more than I had hoped for, it actually turned out to be more than I had even realized was possible. We all remember the basics of Florida's new voting law, mail in ballot restrictions, drop box...
Naturalized citizens are getting purged from the voters rolls in Texas, which drove the ACLU and others to file suit in U.S. District court demanding that the secretary of state explain a program that threatens to remove naturalized citizens...
This is the newest from the Lincoln Project. Free and fair elections are the cornerstone of democracy. Voting is the bedrock of what keeps our nation free. These are basic truths. There are people in government today who fear...
Can America be a democracy if a minority writes the rules to entrench minority rule? Last week, Senate Republicans invoking the cause of “states’ rights” united in a filibuster to block democratic reforms, including the effort to revive the Voting Rights...
You know, I've been doing this a long time, and I've loved it. Politics is normally a zero sum game. Somebody wins, somebody else loses. Somebody gains, somebody else loses. And every once in a thousand years or so,...

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