How the Republican “Wave” was Possible
Politics / U.S. Senate

How the Republican “Wave” was Possible

Obama’s 2012 Presidential victory cinched 60 percent of the youth vote, causing many Republican insiders to question where the party was headed. Republicans were warned that they must “get diverse” to continue the party’s survival. The College Republican National Committee found that young people saw the party as “lacking in diversity” and “old-fashioned.”  Republican National … Continue reading

Senate Shake-Up: Retirements and 2014 Election Projections
Healthcare / Politics / U.S. Senate

Senate Shake-Up: Retirements and 2014 Election Projections

A wave of high-profile retirement announcements continues to sweep through Congress. Consequently, there will be significant shifts of power within both chambers, as well as electoral developments that have the potential to change which party controls the Senate in the 114th Congress. New committee chairmanships and open-seat elections will have significant implications for both the … Continue reading

Democrats Should be Careful When Embracing Affordable Care Act
Healthcare

Democrats Should be Careful When Embracing Affordable Care Act

After years of taking heat from Republicans on healthcare, Democratic strategists have suggested what was once the unthinkable – embracing the oft-spurned Affordable Care Act, colloquially known as Obamacare, in the 2014 election. Key provisions of the bill are set to be implemented in January 2014, and the ACA will almost certainly again play a … Continue reading

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A Different View of the GOP Campaign Trail

The Florida Republican presidential nominee election took place yesterday, and Mitt Romney came out victorious. With the finalized results, many reporters and political scientists are feverishly anticipating the next steps for Gingrich, Paul, Romney and Santorum. In lieu of joining the journalistic hubbub about the elections, I offer an alternate perspective and a less conventional … Continue reading