Political Crumbs

Northam North of 50?

Democrat Ralph Northam has held a fairly consistent lead over Republican Ed Gillespie in polling of Virginia’s 2017 gubernatorial race since the early summer, but…


January 2025 Here We Come

California Democrat Dianne Feinstein’s announcement that she will seek a sixth term in 2018 puts the lawmaker on track to become the oldest female U.S….


Flyover States Seeing Red?

With West Virginia Governor Jim Justice switching his party affiliation to Republican last week, there is now only one Democratic governor remaining among the 14…



The Elusive Majority

Four states hold gubernatorial elections in 2018 where winners have fallen short of garnering the support of a majority of voters in at least the…



Greener Pastures

Terry Branstad’s resignation today to become U.S. Ambassador to China makes him the fourth of the 41 men and women to serve as governor of…



The Waiting Game

Only one Republican has officially filed to challenge Wisconsin U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin in 2018 – little-known courier John Schiess of Rice Lake, who once…


Batting 1.000

Democrats have fielded at least one bona fide 2018 challenger to Texas U.S. Senator Ted Cruz with three-term Congressman Beto O’Rourke announcing his campaign this…