Just as he did in 2010, the president seems to shrug off a midterm election defeat. But this time he’s grown more assertive in acting unilaterally.
THE TAKE | Can he take advantage of his establishment support without letting it encumber his candidacy?
Before the election, 33 percent had a favorable impression of Republicans. Afterward? Now it’s 47 percent.
The outcome of the midterm elections doesn’t bring any new hope to those already disappointed by the system.
Securing the nomination will likely require a candidate to raise in excess of $100 million.
He still hasn’t declared his decision about 2016, but he has charted a course to avoid the negativity vortex.
The GOP must adapt to a more diverse electorate, but Democrats won’t have it any easier.
Much groundwork has been laid for a 2016 campaign, but she’ll need a disciplined strategy.
Rarely have so many GOP governors or ex-governors had their eyes on the presidency at once.
Gov.-elect Larry Hogan pledges to move ahead on tax rollbacks at a meeting of Republican governors.