Authors
David Mark

Republicans in 1994 had their best election cycle in decades. The GOP swept to joint majorities in Congress for the first time in 40 years. And the party picked up a net 10 governorships, giving them 30 of 50 overall….

Few political observers were surprised in May of 2013 when Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee completed his leftward ideological makeover and became a Democrat. During his seven years in the Senate, Chafee was consistently the most liberal Republican. Yet that…

Statewide ballots in Pennsylvania and Wisconsin next year will look awfully familiar. First-term Republican Sens. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin are likely to face off in 2016 against the same Democratic opponents they defeated in the…

Ambitious politicians never openly root for their party’s presidential nominee to lose. Even if that’s what they probably secretly want. When Republican standard-bearer Bob Dole (predictably) came up short against President Bill Clinton in 1996, Texas Gov. George W. Bush…

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