Post Archive

January 19, 2010

Howie Carr on Fox News says that, based on suburban numbers and early returns, he thinks Scott Brown has this in the bag. The Democratic...

Scott Rasmussen has some election-night polling news of his own: Among those who decided how they would vote in the past few days, Coakley has a...

Scott Brown is ahead 52% to 47%, with 5% of the vote counted. CNN commentators have discovered that independents are mad at Obama and don't...

Keith Olbermann is ticking through the polls and remarking on the Martha Coakley "free fall." He is subdued, if not despondent, as he reviews the finger-pointing festival that...

"Campaigns and candidates matter," says a White House unnamed flunky to CNN's White House reporter. The polls are about to close, but the Democrats are...

Linda, if logic rules the day and Obama takes the lesson of Massachusetts to hear,t then you are on the money. Certainly a course correction...

The best thing that could happen to President Obama tonight would be for Scott Brown to win the Massachusetts Senate seat.  This may sound crazy,...

Obama sold himself as the image of moderation and superior temperament. But there has been nothing moderate about his first year, and his temperament has turned...

Yes, Martha Coakley was a bad candidate. Except that she wasn't a bad candidate when she won a huge majority running for attorney general of...

In the Washington Post today we read this: [Scott] Brown has called his effort "the politics of hope" and, like candidate Obama did, admonished campaign workers...

Democrats mystified about the sour mood of the public might want to stop putting their fingers in their ears and humming each time another dose...

Fred Hiatt of the Washington Post is one of the great editorial-page editors in America (and not only because he occasionally runs my op-eds). He...