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Donald Trump is just a vehicle, but he thinks it’s about him.

It's ME, ME, ME.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)Donald Trump calls people insulting names on a daily basis.  Not to play his game, but right now Donald Trump is a parasitic wasp attached to the Republican Party.  In this relationship, the host stays alive as long as the wasp needs it to survive, but

Family/Maternity Leave – the new battleground

In the 2014 election cycle, Democrats wanted to talk about birth control and abortion.  Their singular focus on reproductive issues didn't turn out well for them, but they are regrouping on women's issues to focus in 2016 on economic themes like family/maternity leave and income inequity.  These issues will only gain salience with Hillary

A campaign implosion captured by our social media research

The 2012 U.S. Senate contest in Indiana has been a toss up since the contentious May primary where Richard Mourdock ousted incumbent Senator Richard Lugar. The second and final Indiana U.S. Senate debate on October 23rd between Republican Richard Mourdock and Democrat Joe Donnelly was proceeding predictably with both candidates arguing that the other was