Tag Archive | Congress

2014 Midterm Preview Part Two: The House of Representatives

I tend not to make predictions on this blog, but when it comes to the House of Representatives in the 2014 elections, the word ‘prediction’ doesn’t really apply. The Republican Party simply will retain control of the chamber.

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2014 Midterm Preview Part One: The Senate

It is now one month before Americans go to the polls to vote in the final midterm elections of Barack Obama’s presidency. This first preview post will focus on what looks to be the most important and interesting battleground of this election season: the Senate.

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Shutdown

As a foreign observer of American politics, every now and then something will arise that is so alien as to be bordering on incomprehensible. The current Republican-led shutdown of the US government is perhaps the strongest example of this in recent memory.

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