Category Archives: Politics

Will Impeachment Talk Affect The Midterms?

A FiveThirtyEight Chat What role will the prospect of impeaching President Trump play in the 2018 midterms? Namely, can Republicans employ the threat that “Democrats will impeach Trump if they win the House/Senate” as a way to spur base turnout? … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Congress, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Impeachment, Politics, Republicans

John McCain Battles Donald Trump With His Dying Breaths

By Frank Bruni of the New York Times Senator Lindsey Graham once described his friend John McCain as someone who would “run across the street to get in a good fight.” McCain’s final battle came straight to him. I’m not … Continue reading

Posted in Democracy, Donald Trump, Duty, John McCain, leadership, New York Times, Politics, Republicans, United States

Trump allies want to turn midterms into ‘impeachment referendum’

By Niall Stanage of The Hill Influential figures close to President Trump want to make the midterm elections a referendum on his performance — and on his possible impeachment. The people advancing this view are mostly veterans of the 2016 … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, Impeachment, Politcal Consulting, Political parties, Politics, Republicans, The Hill

Politics in the Pews: Anti-Trump Activism is Reviving Protestant Churches — at a Cost

By Ian Lovett of the Wall Street Journal Political activism is reshaping what it means to go to mainline Protestant churches in the Trump era, with tensions bubbling between parishioners who believe church should be a force for political change, … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Democracy, Donald Trump, Politics, Religion

Fake Green Party Candidate Exposed as Having Ties to Republican Congressman

By Justin Glawe of the Daily Beast The former Green Party candidate in a congressional race has been exposed as a Republican plant with ties to the GOP congressman he supposedly sought to challenge. Michael Zak petitioned to run under … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Controversial, Elections, Fairness, Politics, Republicans