For all the impressive stuff that Reagan did, here’s one thing that he didn’t do: Win an election in 2012.
The chatter on both sides of the political aisle is as if Republicans haven't won an election in decades and likely won't ever again.
Talking about a fiscal cliff is scary, which is how it's intended. But cutting essential services should be scarier than borrowing money at record low interest rates.
Indiana is as red as a baboons butt, but the Tea Party candidate was still too far to the right for Indiana voters, particularly when said candidate had such interesting ideas about God and rape.
After Bush's election in 2000, many Republicans said much the same about demographic advantages, as did Democrats in 2008.
From diversity comes strength, the president argued. From many, one.
The reality is that the radicalization of the GOP is too complete, and the stakes remain too high, for any real post-election coming-together to occur.
Women gave Obama 55 percent to Romney’s 43 percent - a massive gender gap that has to be a huge alarm bell to Republicans.
Here is a partial list of the issues on which, in my view, the candidates have failed to offer constructive proposals:
1. Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid. It is offensive that both parties (and the media) now routinely refer to these programs as “entitlements,” and that they employ the euphemism ...
Mayor Bloomberg's last-minute announcement of support for President Obama is an endorsement of competent governance.
For all that we should be scared about, we can also be proud about what worked. Our civil society stepped up in ways that can make us proud and provide blueprints for the society we want to live in every day.
As Hurricane Sandy barrels towards the East Coast, many of us are preparing as best we can for the unknown. And right now, there are very few of us who are wishing that government would just get out of the way.
In the final presidential debate, both candidates made it clear they will take the country to war, if and when Israel decides that Iran’s nuclear program has reached the critical point.
Voting is one step - but not the only step. Whether you have 5 minutes, 5 days, 5 dollars or every hour between now and November 6th, you can do more than vote. Here's how.
Obama made a big point in the 2008 campaign of arguing that he didn't want to be a commander-in-chief for the past, but a leader for the future.