Tag Archives: Republicans

What the GOP’s Putting Under Corporate America’s Tree

This year-end tax package is a grab bag of gifts for corporations and a lump of coal for working families.

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Confederate Flag: Shift in GOP strategy

Historically, Republican politicians have subtly – and not-so-subtly – exploited racial fears.

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2014’s Midterm Was Most Expensive, With Fewer Donors

A key theme of 2014 election spending was the shift away from an ever-broadening base of financial support toward reliance on fewer donors who gave more.

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Friends Like These

GOP presidential hopefuls are cozying up to anti-immigrant extremists and right-wing billionaires.

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The State of the Union 2015 – Theater, Traditions, Politics

More than just an annual address to Congress, the State of the Union is essential to framing the political debate.

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9 Things You Can Do to Prepare for Administrative Relief

President Obama will announce his administrative relief plan for the undocumented immigrants. Here is how those looking for relief should prepare.

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Obama Wants to Preserve Net Neutrality

President Obama has called keeping the Internet free and open for everyone by preserving net neutrality. The message comes just days after news leaked that the FCC was planning on reclassifying the Internet as a utility — meaning it could face tougher regulations — but would still allow fast lanes.

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The Political Consequences of the Great Recession

American politics has entered a long phase of electoral volatility and divided government, with Republicans holding distinct advantages in mobilizing their coalition in many statewide and local contests and Democrats having a seemingly firm grip on presidential politics. The longer-term demographic and geographic shifts that are rapidly changing American society have yet to coalesce into clear partisan majorities across multiple levels of government.

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What Republicans’ Midterm Wins Mean for Obama

There will be big changes on Capitol Hill following the Republicans' electoral wins. But will there be any changes in the policies as well?

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Midterm Elections: US Politics Still Thrives on Fear

Voting is almost over in the US’s 2014 midterm elections, with pollsters predicting a good night for Republicans.

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