Monthly Archives: June 2012

Dysfunction and disorder: Who’s to blame for gridlocked Congress?

Phil: U.S. Sen. Olympia Snowe’s abrupt retirement is still reverberating across America, and analysts continue to correctly opine on the dysfunctional U.S. Senate. Her departure, based on exasperation with partisan gridlock, is a reminder that cooperation applies not only to the House and Senate, but to the presidency. The person elected president in November must […]

How to dethrone a King

Ethan: Now that the Republican and Democratic primaries are behind us and Charlie Summers and Cynthia Dill have become their party’s nominees against the mighty independent King Angus, I thought it would be interesting to put on our strategy hats and advise the campaigns on how they could beat him. Phil: Well, I don’t know […]

And the winner is…

As you know, on Monday we started a contest asking readers, facebook friends, and twitter followers to submit their prediction on who would win the respective US Senate primaries. The rules were simply to submit the names in order of finish and percentage you expected each person to receive. In order to win, you had to get […]