The growth of unmarried women, minorities, and Millennials is a potential boon to Democrats in the next election, but they have to turn out. For now, there's a 15-point enthusiasm gap, says Democratic pollster Stan Greenberg.
The US Export-Import Bank's ability to make new loans is set to expire June 30. Conservative Republicans oppose reauthorization, saying, among other things, that the private sector could fulfill the bank's role.
At a Monitor breakfast Thursday, Bernie Sanders spoke of how his Jewish heritage informs his politics. The day before, radio host Diane Rehm had asserted, mistakenly, that he was a dual US-Israeli citizen.
Senate review of an Iran deal will focus on inclusion of tools to take action if the Iranian's cheat, because 'we don't trust them,' Sen. Ben Cardin (D) of Maryland told reporters at a Monitor-hosted breakfast Wednesday.
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.
GOP pollster Whit Ayres praised Indiana’s political system at a Monitor breakfast on Wednesday for adapting 'remarkably quickly' to the 'value conflict' that has erupted over its new religious freedom law.
Senior White House official says Senator McConnell's plea to governors to refuse to submit compliance plans to the EPA on coal-fired power plants is 'way outside the bounds of the position that he was elected to.'
Pakistan's ambassador to Washington, Jalil Abbas Jilani, told reporters at a Monitor Breakfast Tuesday that the country has seen heightened militant activity along its border as US troops have drawn down in eastern Afghanistan.