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Off to The Races

Bush, Clinton and the Fatigue Factor

Party elites may be fine with dynasty candidates, but rank-and-file voters are warier.

Will 2016 Bring a Generational Shift in U.S. Leadership?

Be prepared for a watershed period in American politics.

Politicians Can't Ignore Their Opponents' Perspective

Instead of living in denial, both parties need to look closely at the other's viewpoint to see what they need to do to succeed.

Democrats Paved the Way for Their Own Decline

They have subordinated their traditional focus on helping working-class Americans move up the economic ladder in favor of other priorities.

Swing Voters Hold Key to Immigration Debate

These are the people who shift the balance to one side or the other, either accepting a policy as reasonable or condemning it as ill-advised or illegitimate.

Are We Ready for Hillary?

The fact is that Clinton may be more acceptable as a candidate than she was eight years ago because of her additional layer of experience.

Bad Decisions Came Back to Haunt Democrats in Midterms

Americans reeling from the economy still resent the policy choices that President Obama and congressional Democrats made early on.

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