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Trump Has a SuperPAC Problem

So far, pro-Clinton outside groups have out-fundraised pro-Trump PACs by more than 10 to 1.

Perhaps Trump is Not Base Enough

Despite conventional wisdom, he's barely getting half of “conservative/very conservative” voters.

Quick Takes: Trump Touts Second Amendment Remedy

I have to admit, I’m still feeling a little sick to my stomach after hearing this today: The Trump campaign was quick to issue a statement. But if you listen to the context – Trump is talking about Clinton appointing judges, which would happen AFTER the election. So that explanation doesn’t work. Whether or... Read more »

What Trump is Going to Change: Nothing

Despite bad poll results and Republican defections, he thinks he's winning.

Politico NY Reporter Tries to Thread the Needle

A New York education reporter's self-examination after a few years on the beat.

Are We Heading Towards an Electoral College Landslide?

When Texas and Mississippi are only leaning red, you know things are lopsided.

Hillary Clinton’s Pink Coat-Tails

Fewer than 1 in 4 elected officials are women. Could a potential Clinton presidency change this dismal equation?

Quick Takes: What Remains of Trump’s Populism?

I have said all along that I’m not going to waste my time trying to cover Donald Trump’s flip-flopping policy proposals. So I appreciate those like Lawrence Mishel who provided a summary of the nominee’s speech today on his economic policies. Donald Trump fashions himself a populist, but his economic plan just recycles the... Read more »

An Electoral Win For Trump Goes Through Florida

And it's going to be hard for his message to hit home in much of the state.

The Racial-Generational Conflict Behind Trump’s Rise

Old versus young; white versus brown. The divergent visions of the Trump and Clinton campaigns are based on equally valid realities about Americans' prospects - depending on who and how old you are.

America Coming Together

In the name of stopping Donald Trump, will Mitt Romney formally endorse Hillary Clinton? The prospect of a Romney endorsement of the Democratic nominee should not be considered far-fetched. The 2012 Republican nominee surely must know that it might not be sufficient for him to denounce the Donald; if he seriously wants to convince those... Read more »

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