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GOP Governors Eyeing the White House Have Plenty to Lose at Home

December 19, 2014 Wielded well, the power of a governor can serve as a massive advantage in the prelude to a presidential run. It's a chance to cement a set of legislative achievements to tout on the campaign trail, and it provides a high-profile platform for espousing one's vision of how a government ...

Democrats on the Trail Want Shinseki Fired

May 23, 2014 The Veterans Affairs scandal isn't bad just for President Obama. Witness the growing chorus of Democratic congressional candidates desperate to get some distance from the administration. This week, would-be Democratic officeholders from moderate- and conservative-leaning districts started to call on Obama to fire VA Secretary Eric Shinseki after accusations that ...

Majority of Millennials Prefer Big Government

March 7, 2014 Young Americans are becoming more likely to identify as political independents and have largely soured on President Obama, but don't expect them to abandon the Democratic Party anytime soon. According to a new study from the Pew Research Center, the millennial generation — comprised of those born after 1980 — ...