He still has time to find his footing, but so far the man and the moment haven’t aligned.
Eleanor Clift covers politics for The Daily Beast. A regular panelist on the McLaughlin Group, she has also appeared as herself in several movies, including "Dave," "Independence Day," "Rising Sun," "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue," and the CBS sit-com, "Murphy Brown."
Even in Wyoming, the nation’s top coal producer, change is coming, and at least some Republicans are trying to come to terms with the inevitable.
“It’s a testimony to our democracy that we were able as ordinary citizens to accomplish this” after 9/11. We'll see where things end up this time around .
Florida’s governor says people will die if the CDC requires vaccine passports for cruise passengers. The mayor of Miami-Dade explains why that’s every bit as crazy as it sounds.
The hardline conservative stuck to her principles and voted to impeach Trump. Now his loyalists are determined to push her out of power.
We’re about to find out—and judging from how Republicans have treated previous Biden nominees, this could get ugly, fast, for two impeccably qualified nominees.
He lost 49 states in 1984 to Ronald Reagan, but in his quiet and modest way he left a legacy that endures beyond that electoral defeat.
In the tribal world of today’s congressional politics, earmarks may play a lesser role in securing votes but just about every member of Congress will want a piece of the action.
Joe Biden is trying to have his own “teaching moment” but Republicans are still lined up behind Grover Norquist’s anti-tax pledge.
Fifty years ago today, the House voted to lower the voting age to 18. Nixon backed it. But eventually, the right learned that Republicans do better when fewer people vote.