After the 2016 New Hampshire primaries called Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders the winners, Steve Schmidt came on MSNBC to lend his expert political analysis to explain how this happened. Unfortunately, the former senior John McCain campaign...Show More Summary
GOP political strategist Steve Schmidt has taken considerable flak from conservatives for occasional Republican-In-Name-Only tendencies, but he held his ground well after taking a gratuitous shot across the bow from Chris Matthews. With...Show More Summary
Former John McCain presidential campaign advisor Steve Schmidt pushed back against Chris Matthews on tonight's Hardball when the latter whipped out his tired Bush-caused-ISIS talking point.
One GOP strategist is asked by Politico about the effects of the Paris attacks on the presidential race. Whether he realizes it or not, he'spartway to an explanation of why Donald Trump and Ben Carson have been leading the race for months: Steve...Show More Summary
Eugene Robinson, columnist for the Washington Post, and Steve Schmidt, Republican strategist, talk about Hillary Clinton's performance in the first...
Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson is reportedly getting closer to endorsing Senator Marco Rubio for president. Republican strategist Steve Schmidt and...
Republican strategist Steve Schmidt analyzes the highs and lows of Donald Trump's second debate performance with Lawrence. Rick Wilson, Howard Dean and...
Steve Schmidt, Republican strategist, explains the appeal of Donald Trump to Republican voters and the power of emotionally engaging rhetoric among...
Brian Beutler traces the severing of policy realism from Republican politics in favor of resentment and outrage in The New Republic. Republican consultant Steve Schmidt, who presumably sympathizes with National Review and Club for Growth, described their frustrations as the result of a fatal disjunction between mass conservatism and the ideology that’s supposed to underlie [...]Show More Summary
Establishment media is finally starting to understand contemporary conservatism. How is Trump getting so far in GOP? Steve Schmidt tells @MaraLiasson it's not about the issues. @MorningEdition @NPR pic.twitter.com/FEBFhmmEXc — SteveShow More Summary
Smart way to put it, from Steve Schmidt, McCain's top guy in 2008: Read More ?
Donald Trump is "emasculating" former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush with his attacks and his performance in state and national polling, prominent Republican strategist Steve Schmidt said Monday."Look, Jeb Bush was a very successful governor, he's a thoughtful man, he was a good, conservative governor. Show More Summary
An interesting thesis by GOP strategist Steve Schmidt.And a convenient place for me to drop an observation of mine. Trump seems hyper-masculine in some ways, but quite feminine in others. For one thing, those hand gestures — fingers up, palms out, wave-y wave-y. The accompanying effusive speech — "a big, beautiful, powerful wall," etc. etc. etc.
On Wednesday’s Morning Edition, NPR reporter Tamara Keith claimed the media-questions-to-Hillary count is 13. “And you can quibble about whether some of the answers were really answers,” she added. But what stuck out in the story was...Show More Summary
Did you know that Sen. Rand Paul is running for president? For reals, guys! And tonight, the viewers of MSNBC will learn all about it, from me and, I'm told, Steve Schmidt and Howard Dean, on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell. Live TV news and commentary might, can, and sometimes shall, change without notice, but that's the current plan. Show More Summary
GOP strategist Steve Schmidt told Morning Joe on election day that winning anything short of a "clear majority" in the Senate boded poorly for the Republican Party, its strategy of simply countering President Barack Obama, and its chances going into 2016.
Texas Governor Rick Perry has reportedly aligned himself with two of the most infamous Republican establishment operatives known for trashing conservatives. Perry is working with Henry Barbour, whom conservatives want the RepublicanShow More Summary
Nicolle Wallace, former adviser to the McCain-Palin 2008 presidential campaign who worked with Steve Schmidt, appeared on The View on Thursday and gushed over Chris Christie, Jeb Bush, and even Bill Clinton. Predictably, however, she trashed Sarah Palin. Show More Summary
Steve Schmidt from Western Rivers Flyfisher put the new Patagonia Rolltop Pack through its paces on a recent trip to to the island of Haida Gwaii. LINK