Susan Collins Raised More Money From Brett Kavanaugh Supporters Than Mainers

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) had the best fundraising quarter of her life in 2018, boosted in part by her decision to support Brett Kavanaugh for the Supreme Court. Collins raised $1.8 million in the last quarter… Read More

Socially Liberal, Fiscally Conservative Voters Preferred Trump In 2016

The conventional wisdom is that a socially liberal, fiscally conservative independent presidential candidate — like, say, Howard Schultz, the former Starbucks CEO, who is considering just such a run — poses a threat to Democrats… Read More

Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Compete To Spurn Establishment Cash

As Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Kirsten Gillibrand jumped into the Democratic presidential nomination contest, they staked out the same position against corporate campaign cash. “The money in politics is corrupting. It controls everything,”… Read More

A Survival Guide to Two More Years

by Robert Reich It’s doubtful he’ll be leaving anytime soon. Even an impeachment will drag out for a long time. Here are 7 suggestions for what to do to survive in the meantime: 1. Don’t… Read More

Koch network tells donors it plans to stay out of 2020 race, once again declining to back Trump

The conservative Koch political network has told donors that it plans to once again stay out of the presidential race and will not work to help reelect President Trump in 2020, a move that sidelines… Read More

The shutdown and the dismal failure of Trumponomics

by Robert Reich One of the least-talked-about consequences of the partial shutdown of the U.S. government — courtesy of Donald “I’m proud to shut down the government” Trump — is its negative effect on the… Read More