The roles of the Republican and Democratic parties are undergoing fundamental shifts that threaten their impact on elections and policy.
Donald Trump’s going to make a difference in Thursday’s Iowa Republican debate, even though he’ll be absent.
To the young, Washington is a leaden, bloated bureaucracy managed by confrontation-prone, self-absorbed lawmakers unwilling to bend.
Republicans face starting the election year branded as the party of Donald Trump and shutdown showdowns.
The Senate is up for grabs, and the landscape a year out suggests the Democrats could win control away from the Republicans.
In the long run, what voters prize most is good judgment about the issues that most affect their lives, and racing to the scene of the latest controversy could be seen as opportunistic.
Is Hillary *really* the strongest candidate?
Saying "all lives matter" has become a political liability in Democratic circles, which says a lot about how influential blocs are shaping the 2016 political debate.
There are many pitfalls for each of the candidates trying to make a name for themselves this early in the 2016 presidential race.
Without the backing of younger voters, particularly women, as well as independents and liberals, Hillary Clinton faces trouble in the general election.