Looking to 2018: Democrats in Danger

Typically, midterm elections bring congressional reinforcements for the party that is not in the White House. 2018, however, is not showing much promise for Democrats. Coming off of a general election that underperformed expectations, the Democrats are heading towards the…
Mick Mulvaney: Budget Hawk Turned Budget Director

On Saturday, President-elect Donald Trump announced his selection for the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-S.C.). In reference to the selection, Trump stated, “with Mick at the head of OMB; my administration is going…
Paul Ryan’s Better Way: A Republican Blueprint

Paul Ryan, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, has been a controversial figure throughout the 2016 Election cycle. Ryan seemed hesitant to support President-elect Donald Trump, and at times the relationship between the House Speaker and GOP nominee appeared…
Joe Manchin – Blue Dog Democrat, Bi-Partisan Ally

Until recently, Senator Joe Manchin (D-W.Va), was reportedly a candidate for the energy secretary position in President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet. Manchin made a statement Tuesday that he would not be pursuing a position in Trump’s Cabinet and would remain in…