Tuesday, 27 October, 2020

Category: Politics


I have taken some time over the last several weeks to try to answer the question, “What are they thinking?” when it comes to people’s support for various Presidential candidates.  The answers are often surprising.  After having conversations with a Read more…


The tradition continues!  Over the last several years, I have built a fairly good political weather vane.  With just over eleven months to go until the 2016 election, some bold and some not-so-bold predictions lie after adjustment.  (Spoilers: I smell Read more…


In the months leading up to the 2014 midterm election, I made a series of predictions.  Some where practically spot on, others were wildly erratic.  Here is a quick report card. Seat by Seat: A- Of the 35 settled Senate elections, Read more…


It is time for the 2014 Election Day predictions…  Feel free to play along with the 2014 Pick ’em. Each of the 36 senate races are worth a point; the House of Representatives serves as a tiebreaker. AK- Sullivan *Formerly Read more…


Eleven months out from election day, here are a few predictions about the 2014 political cycle. Forecasts have become a bit of a tradition.   Although I am no presidential whisperer like Nate Silver, my legislative record is surprisingly decent. Read more…


When a colleague asked me to discuss my Chicago Public Schools experience with her undergraduate class, I received a valuable opportunity to reevaluate my understanding of public education.  I have encountered two very different versions of CPS, the good and the Read more…