Monday, November 19, 2018
Florida voters head to the polls on primary day

Floridians Consider Suffrage, ‘Second Chance’ for Felons

The Story: Today, the voters in Florida are acting on several proposed amendments to their constitution. One of these, Amendment 4, would automatically restore suffrage...
Report: Gillum accepted 'Hamilton' tickets from FBI agent

Andrew Gillum’s Hamilton Troubles

The Story:  A story in the Tampa Bay Times recently disclosed that in 2016 Andrew Gillum (D), the Mayor of Tallahassee, Florida, and a candidate...
Does Seattle have it wrong on fight to raise minimum wage?

Where Raising the Minimum Wage is on the Ballot

The Story:  In both Missouri and Arkansas, voters this Tuesday have been asked to increase the state minimum wage. Both are "red" states, both voted...

Tampa Bay: The Prize for Moderation?

The Story: Kristen Carlson (D), who won her party's primary by playing the centrist in a center-versus-left contest, looks unexpectedly strong in the final days...

Opioids and Maine’s Gubernatorial Campaign

 The Story: A recent poll by Pan Atlantic Research shows Janet Mills (D), Maine's Attorney General, leading in the campaign to elect that state's next...

McMorris Rodgers Must Defend Obamacare Repeal Vote

The Story: Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a Republican, and the only woman in the Republican Party leadership in the House of Representatives, is engaged this...

Cruz Opens Up a Lead in Texas Senate Race

The Story: Senator Ted Cruz (R - TX) has pulled in front of his Democratic challenger, Beto O'Rourke, who represents El Paso in the US...

Renewables, Utilities, and the Vote

The Story: In both Arizona and Nevada next month voters will have a chance to approve a new law creating a 50% renewable energy standard...
Mitch McConnell guarantees a vote on Kavanaugh

On Whether the ‘Biden Rule’ Has a Future

The Story: Here is a hypothetical but not especially remote question: if a Supreme Court Justice retires in January 2020, will the seat be held...
Hurricane Michael leaves neighborhood underwater

Florida and the Politics of Hurricane Michael

The Story: In the midst of a tightly contested race in Florida for Senator, pitting the term-limited Governor against the incumbent Senator, Hurricane Michael slammed...
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