2024 Election

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The Panic of the Polls

In October 2016, we were told Hillary Clinton would beat Donald Trump, whom the political establishment largely considered to be…

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Why Democrats Worry Marco Rubio as Trump Veep Could Bedevil Biden’s Bid

The traditional Cinco de Mayo event that piles Latino VIPs and administration allies into the White House provided its usual…

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Can Chicago’s 2024 DNC Shake Off the Long Shadow of ’68?

Dick Simpson was there. It was 1968, and he was serving as the Illinois campaign manager for Eugene McCarthy, whose…

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The Indignity of Trump’s Veepstakes

Donald Trump, the twice-impeached, quadruply indicted former president, is still figuring out who should come aboard his third presidential ticket.…

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“We’re Not Selling Hysteria”: Inside the Cold Calculation and Unyielding Optimism of the Biden Brain Trust

Getting trusted friends to share political content, both digitally and face-to-face, could be extremely valuable. It is also difficult. Last…

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How to Survive the Forever Election

I don’t know about you, but it feels to me like it’s been the 2024 election forever—or at least since…

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