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Against the Grain

How Obama's Foreign Policy Is Hurting Hillary Clinton's White House Chances

Obama's unorthodox foreign policy, conducted after his reelection in 2012, will receive a clear up-or-down vote in Florida next year—but with Hillary Clinton on the ballot.

Scott Walker Is Overstating His Blue-State Appeal

If Democratic turnout in Wisconsin's three biggest counties had been at presidential-election-year levels, Walker would have struggled to win reelection as governor.

For Democrats, the Politics of Obamacare Are Still Dismal

President Obama cheered the Supreme Court's ruling, but the biggest test for his health care law's sustainability is yet to come.

Here’s the Real Reason Hillary Clinton Has a Lock on the Democratic Nomination

Support from African-Americans is key, and her would-be challengers aren't doing much to win it.

Republicans’ Donald Trump Debate Mistake

The RNC limited the number of presidential debates to avoid a circus. Instead, they're accidentally setting up Trump to steal the show, while keeping serious candidates off the...

The Great 2016 Foreign Policy Gamble

Republicans believe 2016 will be a national security election.  Democrats think it's merely an issue driving the conservative base. Somebody is going to pay the price of m...

Hillary Clinton's Identity Crisis

This is a candidate in the middle of an identity crisis, trying to appeal to the Democratic Party's myriad constituencies while forging an overall message that can appeal to "a...

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