The New York governor's road to the White House runs through marriage, gun control, and sheer political brilliance. "A progressive who's broke" — or a new kind of centrist?

Blake Zeff • 5 years ago

The party is poised for a showdown over Social Security and Medicare. Obama vs. the liberals.

Blake Zeff • 5 years ago

A sympathetic Democrat's advice.

Blake Zeff • 6 years ago

After four years of promises not quite kept, the president dusts off a cherished buzzword in his last stand.

Blake Zeff • 6 years ago

Because why not. And because the law makes them impossible to stop.

Blake Zeff • 6 years ago

Obama and Romney can't control this narrative. A better chance to see what the candidates are really like.

Blake Zeff • 6 years ago

Mitt Romney's late pivot is a bet that the label isn't as toxic as it used to be.

Blake Zeff • 6 years ago

The media and the people want different things. Attack? Or make people like you?

Blake Zeff • 6 years ago

Big donors pay five figures or more for chummy presentations and fake influence. They got what they paid for in Florida.

Blake Zeff • 6 years ago

If you listened closely in Charlotte, you could hear a rhetorical liberal resurgence.

Blake Zeff • 6 years ago

Kind of like the time I tried to talk Billy Crystal out of a Jewish joke. Celebrities are impossible to control.

Blake Zeff • 6 years ago

In 2008 — when I worked against Obama, then for him — even David Gergen saw the race card everywhere. Now birther jokes are fair game.

Blake Zeff • 6 years ago

Welcome to the political class's quadrennial freakout.

Blake Zeff • 6 years ago

High-profile surrogates are, as usual, totally out of control. Bad memories from the Clinton war room.

Blake Zeff • 6 years ago

Forget the future. Obama and Romney haven't even figured out how to talk about their own records.

Blake Zeff • 6 years ago