Does the Country Even Want to Come Together?

Nathan L. Gonzales November 14, 2016 · 9:15 AM EST

In the wake of elections, there’s a common refrain and an implicit mandate: “come together.” But unity might not just only be impossible under the circumstances, I’m not convinced most Americans even want it.

“I say it is time for us to come together as one united people,” President-elect Donald…

Ratings Change: Obama State Shifts to Trump

Nathan L. Gonzales November 7, 2016 · 5:24 PM EST

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continues to have a narrow but distinct advantage over Donald Trump in the presidential race, but one state that President Barack Obama won twice looks to have slipped away from the Democrat’s reach. 

Obama won Iowa twice with little fanfare, but Trump is…

Senate Goes Down to the Wire…and Beyond

Nathan L. Gonzales November 3, 2016 · 4:00 PM EDT

Those of you wanting to know which party controls the Senate before you go to bed on Election Night might be sorely disappointed, or at least very tired. 

Just days away from Nov. 8, there are an extraordinary number of close races. The fight for the Senate has settled to a playing field of eight…

Republican House Majority Lives to Fight Another Day

Nathan L. Gonzales November 3, 2016 · 3:59 PM EDT

With just a few days before Election Day, there is almost no chance Republicans lose the House majority, and they may even keep their losses to a minimum.

Democrats were always expected to gain seats, considering Republicans hold their largest number of seats in over 80 years. But few GOP…

The Presidential Race Someone Has to Win

Nathan L. Gonzales November 3, 2016 · 3:58 PM EDT

For all the partisanship and polarization in this country, the 2016 presidential race features Republican and Democratic nominees who appear determined to gift the presidency to the other party. 

Just when former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton looks like she’s about to open up an…

Gubernatorial Races Headed for Photo Finish

Nathan L. Gonzales November 3, 2016 · 3:57 PM EDT

Unsurprisingly, there is late movement in a handful of gubernatorial races.

In Vermont, Democrats are banking on former Democrat Sue Minter being pulled across the finish line by the Democratic lean of the Green Mountain State, and we often put a heavy weight on fundamentals. But GOP Lt. Gov Phil…