The 2012 campaign was supposed to be a nail-biter. Republicans were convinced they had an incumbent in the White House who was vulnerable, both because of the weak economy and because of deep-seated divisions among the electorate. The strategy was an old one for Republicans: find some kind of wedgeContinue Reading

During an election year, one can’t help but be bombarded by politics. Whether you’re watching the news, surfing the web, reading the paper or listening to the radio, politics will intrude on your daily life. This year’s presidential race lends extra urgency to our political system. Because this election isContinue Reading