Retirements

By: Rich Galen The first mid-term elections of Donald Trump’s presidency will be held on November 6, 2018. This is January, 2018 so ten months from now – exactly 10 months from now – Washington, D.C. will be poring over the results in all 435 House districts to see who won, who lost, who needs to…

Spinning Plates

By: Rich Galen   There are not only a lot of things on President Donald Trump’s plate, there are a lot of plates spinning over the president’s head. He’s like that guy in the circus who kept plates spinning on long wooden rods. He has a plate spinning with a health care bill that is…

The Senate

By:   Rich Galen One of the of having Donald Trump not being crushed by Hillary Clinton is the effect on what are known as down-ballot races. In an era when more and more voters are sticking to one side of the ballot from top to bottom – either R or D – many Republican…

Don’t Bet on It

By:    Rich Galen                       As you know, I am a huge fan of Real Clear Politics’ (www.realclearpolitics.com) average of polls. It is a handy place to quickly check on whose leading, where, and by how much. RCP doesn’t conduct the polling, they just collect them…

Climate Change

By:  Rich Galen               I am sitting in my den on Sunday afternoon in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia where the temps hit a high of 71 earlier today. According to the Washington Post’s weather team: Just before 3 p.m. [Sunday], the temperature sensor at Reagan National Airport registered 71 degrees, tying the record…