Bernie Sanders will be hard-pressed to match the Clinton fundraising machine, but the race will give him a platform to air long-held convictions that income inequality is both immoral and unsustainable.
He’s a successful African-American who rose from poverty to the heights of US medicine. On the other hand, you never really know what he’s going to say.
Ohio Gov. John Kasich has been heard to exclaim 'It's a long way to Tipperary' when discussing politics. The same could be said of his presidential aspirations.
As the only woman in the Republican race and a former business leader, Fiorina presents an intriguing alternative to Hillary Clinton as far as some GOP leaders are concerned.
Gov. John Kasich (R) of Ohio told reporters at a Monitor lunch that, as a presidential candidate, he would tout his experience – including expanding Medicaid. And he could deliver Ohio, essential for winning the presidency.
Top priority is to lower the corporate tax rate to help US firms compete with trading partners lowering their own rates. With a new president, Congress can take a second whack at reducing the individual rate.
Party polarization is overused as an explanation in American politics. That lens misses the outliers in both parties, who fall out on regional, demographic, and ideological lines.