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Four takeways from Hillary’s ‘medical episode’ about the health of her campaign

William Whalen,   I’m not a doctor, nor do I play one on television, so I’ll take a pass on diagnosing Hillary Clinton’s medical condition. Instead, I’m reading Mrs. Clinton’s political chart. And it indicates at least four ways that concerns over her personal health could adversely affect the health of her presidential run. 1.

Is 2016 Redrawing the Political Map?

Michael Barone, Is the political map, so familiar that even non-pundits offhandedly refer to red, blue and purple states, changing before our eyes? Yes, at least to a limited extent — and it’s probably about time. The political map has been pretty static for almost two decades, the longest since the 1880s. In the last

Cleveland Hunger Games. First Two Victims? Trump and Cruz. #AlwaysTrump

Bryan Crabtree, What’s even more tragic than the hysteria of the #nevertrump crowd is how the establishment is using Ted Cruz and his supporters to stop Trump, with no intention of helping him win a single additional vote at the Republican convention in July.   The more I study this race and observe the power players,

Taking Over the GOP One Election at a Time

Trying to get elected as a third party candidate in American politics is extremely difficult if not impossible. Ballot access is an obstacle since third parties have to meet additional criteria not required of Republicans and Democrats. Reform Party candidate Ross Perot was able to get on the ballot in all 50 states in 1992