Michael Barone / Politics

Why the House Will Stay Republican

You probably haven't read much commentary about this year's elections to the House of Representatives. There's a good reason for that: The majority in the Senate is up for grabs, but it's clear to everyone who follows these things that ...

Could Hispanics Be Souring on Obama Democrats?

It's looking like a tough offyear election for Democrats, with their Senate majority at serious risk and their chances of gaining House seats down toward zero.

Every party has a bad offyear sometimes; Republicans did in 2006. Sooner or later they...

Democrats on Defensive Over Role of Government

Things are spinning out of control. Out of control, at least, by government, and by the United States government in particular. You don't have to spend much time reading the news -- or monitoring your Twitter feed -- to get that impression. ...