Categories: "Elections & Electoral Politics" or "Democratic National Convention" or "Republican National Convention"

Up-Holder-ing Voter Fraud

On Monday, the US Department of Justice, operating under antiquated provisions of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, blocked Texas' recently passed Voter ID law, claiming that the law was targeting Hispanics, and aimed at suppressing their vote in the state.… more »

Salena Zito: GOP touts benefits of long primary

While I'm working on a longer article, for today's reading I'd like to offer you this antidote to the conventional wisdom about the impact of the current GOP primary election season, by the always excellent Salena Zito (one of my favorite political repo… more »

Rick's Missing Message

It's a maxim in political communications that something that isn't repeated at least half a dozen times in a speech won't be remembered by the audience. So it was no surprise to hear the words "job" or "jobs" uttered by former Massachusetts Governor… more »

Will Romney have Michigan momentum?

On one hand, Mitt Romney's win in Michigan was not by a wide margin. On the other hand, it was a much bigger and more important victory than Rick Santorum's supporters, other than perhaps the clear-eyed Stacy McCain, will let on. And on the other other… more »

Santorum's economic plan

In the Wall Street Journal today, former Senator and current Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum lays out his economic and tax framework. He begins with an aggressive attack on Mitt Romney: Attempting to distract from his record of tax and… more »

Do you ever feel this way about our election?

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A disastrous debate for Santorum

Having heard a little more than an hour of the Republican debate on Wednesday evening, my gut reaction was that it was a disaster for Rick Santorum and a solid night for Mitt Romney. Santorum was booed repeatedly while cheers for Romney sounded more ent… more »

Support your Jewish Republican

You remember Family Feud, don't you? Richard Dawson asks family member contestants a question that was also asked of 100 people and the contestants have to guess what the survey answers were. So if you'll allow me to play Richard Dawson for a moment,… more »

Santorum's Colorado

Rick Santorum swept the Minnesota, Missouri, and Colorado caucuses last night. Enough ink has been spilled on Rick's "big night", which indeed it was, and I think the political implications are fairly obvious: it will put increasing pressure on Newt Gin… more »

Can Romney be the next Reagan?

William Tucker thinks so: http://spectator.org/archives/2012/02/06/romney-can-be-the-next-reagan/ more »