This is a truly global struggle and it necessitates a comprehensive strategy by the U.S.
Author: Douglas E. Schoen, opinion contributor
For Biden, negotiating the debt ceiling may be the safest option
Biden, being in a disadvantageous position generally and on the economy especially, cannot let this fight play out much longer, or let his job numbers fall further.
Will Kamala Harris be an asset or a liability for Democrats in 2024?
Biden’s age, at 80 years old, ensures that Harris will be at the center of the political debate in 2024 and a target of Republican attacks.
RFK Jr.’s longshot presidential bid may still give Biden a headache
RFK Jr. may very well complicate matters for President Biden, who would benefit from a cakewalk primary ahead of a likely rematch against Donald Trump in the general election.
Is Ron DeSantis slipping?
Every public poll tracking the Republican primary horserace over the last two months points to the same trend: DeSantis is losing ground, while Trump is gaining.
Lori Lightfoot’s defeat is a call to action for Democrats on crime
It was one of many instances over the last two years where voters in blue states and cities explicitly rejected ostensibly soft-on-crime Democratic candidates and policies.
The current state of play in the GOP presidential primary
While Trump and DeSantis have more or less solidified their frontrunner statuses, the question still remains: Who is better positioned to ultimately win the nomination?
Biden’s economic agenda is a nonstarter in this economy
Advocating for higher taxes and more spending is a losing strategy politically, and an ineffective approach practically.
The true state of the union is pessimistic
Even though Biden’s speech struck the right tone and tenor, his view of his administration’s accomplishments and vision for America, unfortunately, don’t jibe with reality.
Kevin McCarthy’s pyrrhic victory is a win for far-right extremists
This process has further weakened The Republican Party’s brand, leaving voters with the impression that the GOP is extreme and inept.