Jerry Brown’s career serves as a four-decade testament to the idea that politics is a means to a means. Every time he gains an office, he almost immediately sets out to parlay it into a new one.
Which is why the prospect of his return (after a 28-year absence) Read More
Sarah Palin probably should have known better: Whenever a sitting governor strikes it big on the national stage and then tries to return to his or her State House, trouble—sometimes politically lethal trouble—invariably follows.
In a Thursday story, The New York Times reported on Palin's return to Juneau, Alaska, where her first gubernatorial Read More
There is now word that Hillary Clinton’s supporters will formally place her name in nomination at the convention tomorrow night, a process that requires a nominating and a second speech, as well as the consent of the candidate herself.
This may be Read More
The prospect of Joe Biden joining Barack Obama’s ticket, which seems to have grown more real in recent days, raises an interesting possibility: another Biden presidential campaign.
Given how his campaign turned out this year, the idea of Biden ever Read More
With l Tsongas – because what Senator Tsongas did in this campaign cannot be in any way underestimated and will not be."
Later that night, after Brown’s fiery address, Tsongas delivered his prime-time speech. He stuck to his guns on his message of economic sacrifice and generational responsibility Read More
Mitt Romney is in danger of losing his home state next Tuesday.
The former Massachusetts governor is on bad terms with numerous rank-and-file Republican voters in his own state, the result of the widely-held perception that Romney essentially abandoned them halfway through his governorship.
The Massachusetts Republican universe is small — Read More
If you like comeback stories, then you’ll love this one. It seems that 69-year-old Jerry Brown – the former two-term California Governor, two-term Oakland mayor, California state Democratic Party chairman, three-time failed presidential candidate, unsuccessful 1982 U.S. Senate candidate, and current state Attorney General – is eyeing another run for Governor in 2010. Read More