Presidential Politics

Ben Sasse 2024? Would forthright conservative appeal to moderates?

Will Ben Sasse throw his hat into the proverbial presidential primary ring? If so, is he looking to establish himself as a common-sense Republican alternative to MAGA freakshow candidates?(Main image courtesy of PBS) In a rousing speech at the Reagan Foundation last night, U.S. Sen. Ben...

Trump tried to imprison his opponents, what it says about U.S.

Weeks prior to the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election, President Donald Trump told Attorney General Bill Barr to bring criminal charges against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, former President Barack Obama, and previous Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for launching a supposed coup against his administration. “Unless...

How rural states are over-represented in the U.S. Senate and presidential elections

Have you ever wondered why there are so many Republicans in the U.S. Senate when it seems like most Americans, in polls and surveys, are centrist or lean left of center? Currently, the upper chamber of Congress consists of 50 Republicans, 48 Democrats, and 2 left-leaning...