Category Archives: Congress

No Wave in ’14?… New Surveys Point to One Building… No Rising GOP Tide, But A Crashing Prez

So…. just a few short weeks ago there was a series of smarty-pants articles by Poli Sci whizzes telling us there was no tsunami building for 2014 midterm. I even posted a brief commentary agreeing that they were probably right… … Continue reading

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USC: Early Evidence Supports Effectiveness of California Election Reform

Out this week, an early analysis from the Schwarzenegger Institute at USC written by Prof. Christian Grose, Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Southern California, on the effectiveness of California’s election fixes including redistricting and top-two primary reforms. … Continue reading

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It Just Doesn’t Matter

Congressional approval ratings at an all-time low; one of the least productive sessions ever; health care rollout fiasco; paralyzing, polarized partisanship run amok… a rational political observer would think the 2014 cycle would be one of potentially historic upheaval and … Continue reading

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Finally, Speaker Boehner Has His Kinda-Sorta “Sister Souljah” Moment

Sure, it was completely calculated, pre-scripted and assuredly poll tested. But you have to give a little credit to John Boehner for finally growing the cojones to stand up to the crazies in and out of Congress who have dominated … Continue reading

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