U.S. Politics

2024 Presidential Race odds (Oct 2021): What bettors are saying, now

Suddenly, President Joe Biden isn’t oddmakers’ pic to retain the presidency in 2024. Per Oddschecker’s Kyle Newman, European oddsmakers have made former president Donald Trump the favorite, as of October 7, 2021. “While this may be shocking in America, it makes perfect sense in Europe,” stated...

Biden approval ratings: Will he ever bounce back?

President Joe Biden spent the beginning of his term in good public standing, receiving approval ratings from top pollsters in the low to high-50s. Not bad in a very polarized environment. But his honeymoon period came to an end in late summer,  presumably due to : the delta...

The most disgusting US. president ever? No, it isn’t Donald Trump

How repulsive was Lyndon B. Johnson? Contact with him put one at risk of encountering a profane spectacle of burping, farting, and crotch-scratching As the world awaits the next nasty utterance from former President Donald Trump, one can only marvel at how history itself has ended...

Asian Americans: Now a more cohesive voting bloc

Ahead of the 2022 midterms, the POLITICO/Morning Consult poll found that Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders are significantly more likely to be mobilized by a shared fear of violence and discrimination than before the pandemic.In 2020, amid a year of violence and fear, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders...

VA Gov Race: Is it really that close?

Even if you don’t live in the Old Dominion, the outcome of the 2021 Virginia governor’s race will likely be of tremendous significance if you’re entrenched in national politics. The 2021 Virginia governor’s race is considered a) a bellwether for where the country sits politically and...

Biden’s approval rating after 8 months: What can it tell us about his re-election chances?

According to FiveThirtyEight's aggregate of top pollsters, President Joe Biden's approval rating stands at 45 percent, a far cry from his high point of 54.7 percent in late May. And Gallup, who is often credited as the developer of public polling, had the president sitting at...

Trumper states 2020: Yes, red states represented 7 of the 8 most dangerous in U.S.

“It’s embarrassing to us as a nation,” said then-President Trump in October 2019. “All over the world, they’re talking about Chicago. Afghanistan is a safe place by comparison.”And nine months later, Trump, while campaigning for re-election, told reporters, “You hear about certain places like Chicago and...

Lauren Boebert 2022: Seat red hot for the taking?

Although recent history tells us Democrats should be concerned about getting hammered in the 2022 midterm elections, it might be Republicans who'll go down for the count. Enter Lauren Boebert. Newly elected in 2020, Rep. Boebert (R-CO), 34, a vocal Trump/MAGA supporter, has been one of...

What if Texas seceded? GOP won’t allow it anytime soon

Some Texas state lawmakers are considering a Brexit-style departure from the United States due to the presumed impending doom and loss of individual liberties that awaits under the new Biden Administration. In fact, a secession bill will likely be voted on by the Texas legislature this...

McAuliffe vs Youngkin poll: Should Democrats cringe?

Last week, the first post-primary season poll on the Virginia governor’s race was released with little fanfare. It showed Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican nominee Glenn Youngkin neck and neck in their race for the state’s top office. The poll, which was conducted by the conservative...