Carter Eskew
Opinion Blogger

Carter Eskew is co-host of The Insiders blog, offering commentary from a liberal perspective on Election 2012. Eskew is also a founding partner and managing director of the communications firm Glover Park Group. He was the chief strategist for the Gore 2000 presidential campaign, and he crafted campaign strategy and advertising for several Democratic senators, including Joe Lieberman, Chris Dodd, Tom Harkin, Frank Lautenberg, Dale Bumpers and David Pryor. Read more about Eskew.

Latest by Carter Eskew

Will Senate incumbents be able to withstand change?

It isn’t clear whether Democratic incumbents will be able to triumph over voters’ punishing mood.

Colbert is good for Democrats

Colbert is good for Democrats

Even better than Kathleen Sebelius’s replacement.

The repercussions of Iraq and Afghanistan

The repercussions of Iraq and Afghanistan

We will be dealing with the aftereffects of these wars for a long time.

Paul Ryan’s plan could irk Democrats into action

Paul Ryan’s plan could irk Democrats into action

With its 98 pages of political affronts, the House Republican’s budget proposal could prove to be a turnout tool for Democrats