February 14, 2020

The divide. The split. The tribalism. The partisanship.

We hear about it everywhere.

People speak about it at the Oscars. It comes up in the sports world. And in religion. Even parenting.

You don’t have to be a policy wonk to feel like you can’t escape the implication that there is division in the United States everywhere. That we are more the Divided States of America. And...

A poor performance at the second Democratic presidential debate in Detroit could spell doom for candidates at the back of the crowded primary field. Abby Clark, chief strategist for Vanguard Public Affairs, said the Detroit debate is a “do or die” situation for Democrats who have yet to make an impact on the national stage. There’s a historically large field of candid...

Supporters who helped Bernie Sanders win Michigan's Democratic presidential primary in 2016 have reactivated operations and quickly established what they call an unrivaled early ground game in the state. But as Sanders returns to Detroit this month for the second set of Democratic debates, some of his most ardent fans fear the unusually large field of candidates — a...

Working in politics, people throw a lot of numbers around. In fact, even if you follow politics pretty passively, you hear a lot of numbers: “$5.7 billion," “70 percent approval rating among Republicans," “won re-election by a four point margin," etc. The frustrating thing is that many of these numbers are thrown out with a great deal of confidence and very little contex...

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