As the Israeli elections loomed in January, reporters and pundits, biased by their own ideas about Israel and Israelis, failed colossally. Reports and analyses in...

On November 6, President Obama won by three percentage points, about the same margin as President Bush eight years earlier—after which the electorate moved in...

ELLIOTT ABRAMS It always seemed to me that during the Cold War, what divided the people who thought we’d all end up incinerated by Soviet bombs...

Barack Obama defeated Mitt Romney by a large enough margin—three percentage points and more than three million votes—that it’s hard to say changing any one...

It is a mark of how entirely bereft of ideas the 2012 contest was that the post-election analysis has come to center not on what...

The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning CampaignsBy Sasha IssenbergCrown, 368 pages Matthew Dowd was in Austin when he had a revelation. It...

The coming presidential election is—surely I don’t have to tell you—the Most Important Election in Our Lifetimes. (Or is it in My Adult Lifetime, or...

In the closing days of 2011, as Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich’s campaign was floundering in Iowa, a longtime supporter and friend came to the rescue....

The flirtation of the American Jewish voter with the Republican party over the past quarter-century has been, like all great flirtations, a lure and...

This should have been the year of the wonk. With a credit crunch, rising inflation, falling home prices, and a growing sense of menace...

In the never-ending torrent of attacks on the Bush administration’s conduct of American foreign policy, the President’s supposed neglect of the peaceful instruments of diplomacy...

The swift, steep decline in Republican fortunes over the past few years has induced a state of vertigo in the party’s body politic....