The Republicans Are Tying Their Own Hands, But Why?

Thus far, Republican’s in Congress have been unwilling to remove the Senate filibuster in order to help advance their legislative agenda. Despite swiftly removing the filibuster for nominations in order to push through Trump’s Supreme Court nomination, Neil Gorsuch, and calls from Trump to use the ‘nuclear option’. As Matt Yglesias pointed out in the […]

The Tale Of Two Conferences

On the surface, there are several very obvious reasons for the significant differences between the atmosphere at the Labour and Conservative party conferences. Labour enjoyed a massive turnaround in popularity during the general election campaign, they sprung from a 24 point polling lead (according to one poll) to a five-point lead in a recent BMG […]