Category Archives: Politics

How Amy Klobuchar Could Win The 2020 Democratic Nomination

By Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight – Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar announced her candidacy for president at a rally in Minneapolis on Sunday, February 10, becoming the fifth Democratic senator1 to launch a campaign. In contrast to some of the big … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Controversial, Democrats, FiveThirtyEight, Politics

‘A recipe for disaster’? Trump’s border emergency drags the GOP into a risky fight ahead of 2020

By Rachael Bade, Sean Sullivan and Josh Dawsey of the Washington Post – President Trump’s decision to unilaterally attempt to build his promised wall at the Mexico border is pulling his party into a tailspin of drama and unease — … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Congress, Controversial, Donald Trump, Political parties, Politics, Republicans

Where Blue-Collar America Is Strongest

By Evan Horowitz of FiveThirtyEight – Think the rural heartland is the struggling core of modern America? Actually, America’s middle has been outperforming the coasts for decades. And while Trump’s ascendance has shined a spotlight on the plight of white men left behind … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Elections, FiveThirtyEight, Gender Gap, Politics, Racism, wealth, Women

America’s Electoral Map Is Changing

By Rachael Dottle and Galen Druke of FiveThirtyEight – Today’s political landscape is often dismissed as a partisan deadlock in which the vast majority of voters have already made up their minds and will only dig their feet in further … Continue reading

Posted in Democrats, Demographics, FiveThirtyEight, Political parties, Politics, Republicans

A look back at Roger Stone’s ‘big league scam’ super PAC

By Karl Evers-Hillstrom and Raymond Arke of OpenSecrets.org – One of the more unusual chapters in Roger Stone’s recent political history was the short-lived Committee to Restore America’s Greatness super PAC. Despite being a single-candidate super PAC in support of … Continue reading

Posted in Controversial, Donald Trump, Fundraising, Politics, Thought-Provoking Analysis