Archive for December 2015
Return of the New York Republicans?
It has been over a century since the last time a New York Republican was elected president, but Donald Trump enters the New Year with a political half life that is seemingly long enough to at least enable him to make his mark on the Republican primary contests. Since presidential primaries were introduced in 1912,…Read More
Life After Dayton: Can Minnesota Democrats Make History in 2018?
Gopher State Democrats have never won back-to-back gubernatorial elections with different nominees.Read More
Unhappy Holidays: Presidential Campaign Exits in December a Rarity
Lindsey Graham is one of only a small handful of presidential hopefuls to see their dreams of a White House victory dashed around the holidays.Read More
The Decline of South Dakota Democrats
Democrats are losing elections across the Mount Rushmore State at a pace not seen since the Eisenhower administration.Read More
2018 US Senate Elections at a Glance
Will New Hampshire Split Its Vote in 2016?
In only eight of 16 cycles over the last 100 years has a party run the table in Granite State Presidential, U.S. Senate, and gubernatorial races; Democrats have only pulled off this political hat trick once.Read More
Could Democrats Lose the Presidency and Still Win the Senate?
The party losing the presidency has made gains in the U.S. Senate nine times over the last century – but never large enough gains to overcome the Democratic Party’s current deficit.Read More
US Senators Slow to Respond to Donald Trump’s Muslim Ban
Just five U.S. Senators – all Democrats – have issued formal press releases denouncing Trump’s proposal to temporarily ban Muslims from entering the country.Read More
Terry Branstad and the Top 50 Longest Serving Governors in History
Could Scott Walker Win a 3rd Term in Wisconsin?
The last 12 two-term governors who sought reelection over the last 20 years were all victorious with more than 70 percent winning a third term since the late 1700s.Read More