Despite the usual array of punditry, there’s not much President Obama could have done in the weeks leading up to the recent mid-terms to change the outcome.
December 1, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
A few lessons from Colorado’s Governor John Hickenlooper, one of the only purple state Democratic governors to win re-election last week.
November 10, 2014 • 11:00 AM • Share
Looking at the historical data, we can tell that voters do not seem to punish a party for running a gridlocked Congress in the next presidential election.
November 3, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
Will voters blame President Obama—and punish Democrats in the upcoming mid-term elections—for a climate of fear?
October 20, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
And that’s a much bigger deal than whether or not a few seats shift in the House of Representatives.
October 13, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
The idea of such a small number of people being used to predict how millions will vote sometimes irks observers, but it’s actually a very reliable process—most of the time.
September 22, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
For political scientists and other political observers, this is one of the most fascinating races for a House seat in the country.
September 8, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
The way we vote means that the political fortunes of state legislators hinge on events outside of their state and their control.
September 2, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
We need to decide how primaries should work in this country before they get completely out of hand and the voters are left out entirely.
July 21, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
What if it’s raining that day?
July 14, 2014 • 10:00 AM • Share
A look at the Bipartisan Policy Center’s comprehensive consideration of the issue.
July 7, 2014 • 8:00 AM • Share
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