The pragmatists and the ideologues are already squaring off, and the future of a party is at stake
Delaying an agreement on the fiscal cliff only makes the re-elected president’s ultimate task more difficult
Jefferson tried to solve the problems of the day and set a course for the future.
Yes, presidents tend to get stymied during their follow-up act, but Obama also has bright days ahead
Perpetual partisan strife is the rule, not the exception, in American politics. So get ready for the fight to go—and on.
Obama and Romney are clearly more pragmatists than ideologues, but are they both avoiding talking about what really needs to be done?
Tribal — and religious — distinctions that used to define our leaders and ourselves have fallen away
Romney may have pulled a JFK in the first debate, but the race is still Obama’s to lose, and will be very close
Mormons are accustomed to being the underdog and finding ways to succeed
It’s been a disastrous month, but the underlying numbers still suggest that this will be a close race to the end