Populist Republicans think Washington elites in both parties prioritize the needs of large corporations and capital investors When Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said “now is not the time to worry about shrinking the deficit,” during fall negotiations with Congress over COVID-19 relief legislation, many Democrats predicted Republicans would claim that time had come again […]
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There’s no substitute for finding candidates who capture voters’ hearts. No, not even a 30-point plan. It is tempting to treat elections as math problems, while ignoring the art required to assemble winning coalitions. Pollsters sort data along demographic groupings, data analysts dissect precinct-level trends, and ad makers consult focus groups to craft appealing messages. […]
The party needs to spend the next few years doing more than opposing Medicare for All. Republicans and Democrats in Washington are stalemated on health care. Republicans long campaigned on repealing the Affordable Care Act and won House and Senate seats on the issue in 2010 and later. Democrats flipped the script in 2018 and […]
Hispanics are following generations of immigrants before them, assimilating into American culture and voting based on their beliefs, not ethnicity. Democratic strategists were euphoric after President Barack Obama’s historic victory in 2008. They had helped elect an African American president and believed they were witnessing a fundamental change in their coalition. The Democrats had replaced the culturally conservative working-class White […]
He needs someone to blame when he inevitably fails to deliver what his party’s leftists want. Democrats entered Election Day assuming they would expand their House majority and flip Senate seats in Maine, South Carolina, North Carolina, Iowa, Montana, Alaska and Kansas. There were excited whispers of Joe Biden winning red states like Texas, Florida […]