Is Any Democrat Desperate Enough to Challenge Clinton?

By: Thursday February 13, 2014 8:35 am

Gov. Brian Schweitzer is 58, Gov. Peter Shumlin is 57, Gov. Andrew Cuomo is 56 and Gov. Martin O’Malley is only 51. All of them are young enough they could easily wait to run in 2020, 2024, or even 2030.


Christie’s National Fall Continues

By: Tuesday February 4, 2014 7:50 am

National support for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) has completely crumbled from its previous lofty heights. Before the bridge scandal he was both the clear leader in the Republican primary and more importantly the only Republicans that polled as having a real chance of beating Hillary Clinton. That is now all gone.

The Importance of a Brian Schweitzer Presidential Run

By: Wednesday January 15, 2014 1:25 pm

The chances of Schweitzer winning the primary are small but choosing a presidential nominee is only one function of a presidential primary. Schweitzer could play a critical role in shaping the debate on issues ranging from NSA oversight to single-payer health care.

Ron Paul Thinks His Son Will Run for President in 2016

By: Tuesday December 10, 2013 1:15 pm

No one probably has a better sense of Rand Paul’s future political plans than his father and Ron Paul is pretty sure his son is going to run for President.

A Near Perfect Night for Chris Christie

By: Wednesday November 6, 2013 9:30 am

If one tried to script an election to help a candidate’s eventual presidential run it would be hard to write a set of results better for Republican Governor Chris Christie than what happened last night.

The Return of the Daughter of the Bride of McMegan McMath

By: Saturday July 13, 2013 7:52 am

I was exploring the outer fringes of the Internet where one risks staring over the edge and into the abyss (AKA Ann Althouse’s blog), I discovered that our Miss McMegan has taken up residence with a temporary blog until she fails ever upward to a new home and her book, Wrong Just Like Reinhart And Rogoff – But With Words! comes out. And at said blog, McMegan is being all McMegan-y in the ways that have endeared her to us, lo these many years.

Benghazi Probe Continues With 2016 in Mind

By: Wednesday May 8, 2013 12:10 pm

The 2016 presidential election campaign apparently began today as the House Oversight Committee continued its seemingly eternal probe into the attack on the US embassy in Bengazhi. And now there is a new twist as Hillary Clinton may be gearing up for a presidential run.

Get Ready to Hear a Lot More About Rand Paul

By: Wednesday April 17, 2013 10:05 am

If you think there isn’t enough Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) on your TV than today is your lucky day. Paul has recently publicly said he is considering a 2016 Presidential run.

McCain-Paul Feud Carries Over Into CPAC

By: Friday March 15, 2013 9:04 am

What started as an Obama nominee filibuster has split the Republican Party in two. The principal combatants being Senator John McCain representing the imperialist faction and Senator Rand Paul representing the libertarian faction. The battle could determine the future of American foreign policy and civil liberties.

The dispute got personal with Senator McCain calling Senator Paul a member of the “wacko birds caucus.” And it appears Senator Paul used his time at CPAC yesterday to fire back.

When to Put Pot on the Ballot: 2014 or 2016?

By: Thursday January 31, 2013 11:21 am

Now that marijuana legalization initiatives have been approved in Colorado and Washington State, the big question for the marijuana reform movement is what should be the next move. Mainly, should there be a push to put similar legalization initiatives on the ballot in targeted states in 2014 or is it better to wait until the 2016 election?

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