Campaigns are supposed to develop and promote the policies of a candidate and help voters understand what a candidate thinks about the issues that matter most to them.
In the Cinderella cycle, at any given time, one potential candidate is in possession of the magical glass slipper, struggling to make it fit.
These stories are often months in the making and, at best, reinforce or create a new negative narrative about the target.
Ranked in order of “wow!”
Two things worth watching out for.
Now, more than ever, we need a Congress willing to do the hard work to get comprehensive immigration reform.
Mitt Romney's rationale for potentially running for president is a very human one, but a very weak one politically.
She is not doing anything to promote herself as a fresh new Democrat for the next era.
As the invisible 2016 primary gets underway, a handful of signs will make the difference between true contenders and mere pretenders.
I don't think the Republican field is expanding; I actually think it is shrinking.