No One Knows What the Big Political Issue Will Be Come 2016

By: Tuesday September 30, 2014 4:09 pm

I find articles like this from the Washington Post, “Why it might be time to sell that Rand Paul stock” rather silly because no one has any idea what will be the big issue over a year from now. Sen. Rand Paul’s best window for winning the 2016 Republican presidential nomination increasingly looks like it has [...]

By 2016, At Least 1/6th of Voters Will Be Too Young to Remember the Lewinsky Circus

By: Wednesday May 7, 2014 3:26 pm

One issue I have noticed in Washington among both politicians and the media is that so many seem to be trapped in a DC time bubble. For politicians, whatever  the politics surrounding an issue were when they were first elected often remain that way in their minds. Similarly with big media figures in political reporting, [...]

More Bad Polling for Rubio and What It Could Mean for Immigration Reform

By: Thursday July 25, 2013 12:40 pm

Recent polling has all been bad news for Marco Rubio (R-FL). A new PPP poll found Rubio has drop substantially in their national Republican primary poll. He went from first place to sixth over the past several months. From PPP: PPP’s newest look at the Republican field for 2016 finds some big changes from our [...]

More Indications Biden Is Thinking About Another Run

By: Friday May 10, 2013 11:14 am

After a long interview with Vice President Joe Biden Rolling Stone reporter Douglas Brinkley is convinced he is seriously considering a run for the presidency. From the Rolling Stone: My takeaway from my one-hour White House interview with Joe Biden is that he must be considering a presidential run. There will be too much Obama-era [...]

Biden Leaves Options Open for 2016 Run and Why It Matters

By: Thursday January 24, 2013 1:25 pm

If Vice President Joe Biden actually ran for President he would be 74 when he took office making him the oldest first term president ever. Despite his advanced age though Biden hasn’t shut the door on a possible run. In fact, he has taken several steps to hold this option open. For example, Biden paid [...]

The 2016 Election’s Impact on New York’s Gun Control Laws

By: Wednesday January 16, 2013 11:32 am

Under the Leadership of Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) New York has become the first state to pass a gun control law in the wake of the Newtown shooting. From CNN: Gov. Andrew Cuomo beefed up New York’s gun-control laws on Tuesday by signing into law a new package of firearm and mental health regulations that [...]

The Small Way the 2016 Race Already Matters

By: Thursday January 10, 2013 3:36 pm

The 2012 election just ended but already there is polling of the 2016 Presidential contest. Just today there is a poll out by PPP which shows Hillary Clinton and VP Joe Biden leading a potential Democratic primary field. From PPP: 57% of Democrats would like Clinton to be their candidate in 2016. Only Joe Biden [...]

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