After Bush's election in 2000, many Republicans said much the same about demographic advantages, as did Democrats in 2008.
Fortunately, for all the hand-wringing and haggling, it's not really as hard as it looks.
Grab your shovel. Four years ago this week, on the day after the 2008 election, we asked you to answer the question "By 2012, what will Obama actually change?" We put your predictions into our online "time capsule," and now, we'll open it up and look at some of ...
Governor Chris Christie said Wednesday he'd worked "very hard" for Mitt Romney and the Republican ticket and argued he didn't "embrace" President Barack Obama. Christie has been under fire from some conservative commentators for overly-effusive praise of the President in the wake of storm Sandy.
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.
Join Brian Lehrer's (Mostly) Swing State Radio Network on this Election Night. Listeners call in to 646-829-3980 as polls close around the country.
How did Obama win? In part, by capitalizing on a powerful set of issues in the Democrats favor in 2012.
Election day is over but the official counting continues in New York and New Jersey due to Sandy-related voting complications. Voters faced hour-long lines, new poll sites and — at least in New York City — the first presidential election with new electronic voting machines
My advice is to not look at individual polls when trying to predict the outcome of a presidential election. Instead, here are several indicators that have proven helpful — and more accurate.
Normally, I’d be looking forward to the post-election period, where there is usually a bit of a break from the really nasty partisan garbage that peaks around Election Day. But now I just want it to be over.
Ten words make the case for me: to quote Joe Biden, "Osama bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive."
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 ...
That it took until 5 p.m. Friday to cancel the marathon is an insult.