Washington Post — Is Bernie Sanders the political reincarnation of Eugene McCarthy? I doubt it, but let’s hope he makes the Democratic presidential race interesting. 84 more words
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National Journal — There’s no true GOP front-runner—but that doesn’t mean the primary playing field is level.
Another political analyst and I recently decided just for fun to write down what percentage chance we would give the top contenders for the Republican presidential nomination. 114 more words
Just when you thought I couldn’t get any shallower, The Bachelorette is back. I live for all things Bachelor Nation and I will admit I am particularly excited for this season with Kaitlyn because I think she is kinda slutty which I mean as a total compliment. 562 more words
Former Governor of Maryland and potential Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley said Sunday that the country needs fresh perspectives for confronting its problems.
He criticized the idea of the Clinton and Bush families yet again seeking the White House. 208 more words
New York Times: IF you’re keeping score during the endless 2016 preseason, this was a pretty good week for Jeb Bush.
First, he watched Scott Walker, currently his main competitor for the Republican front-runner slot, stumble through another not-ready-for-prime-time moment, first hiring a well-liked young consultant named Liz Mair and then sacking her one day later because it turned out that she had tweeted intemperately about the sacred state of Iowa. 105 more words
According to Vox.com, Republican senator and presidential hopeful Lindsey Graham went to the “politics and pies” forum in Concord, New Hampshire recently, where he announced that if he is elected president in 2016, his first act would be to deploy the military in Washington to force Congress to reverse cuts to the defense and intelligence budgets. 619 more words