Friday, December 7, 2012

It’s been lovely!

Today is my last day at National Journal. It’s been real. Thanks for following along and get excited about a new curator! You can still find me here. -BdM

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Wednesday, December 5, 2012 Friday, November 30, 2012
As President Obama decides who will succeed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., might get the short end of the stick once more.

Created by: Matt Vasilogambros & Rachel Fauber 

As President Obama decides who will succeed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., might get the short end of the stick once more.


Created by: Matt VasilogambrosRachel Fauber 

Friday, November 16, 2012
Here we see Sen. Grassley targeting the Fantasy/SciFi demographic. —BdM

Here we see Sen. Grassley targeting the Fantasy/SciFi demographic. —BdM

The cover of the November 17 issue of National Journal.
Meet the Incoming Members of Congress. By the Almanac of American Politics Staff 

The cover of the November 17 issue of National Journal.

Meet the Incoming Members of CongressBy the Almanac of American Politics Staff 

Friday, November 9, 2012
The cover of the November 10 issue of National Journal.
The Final Act: Now Obama can work on his legacy. But first he must avert a recession, reduce the deficit, and make peace with Republicans. Here’s how.

The cover of the November 10 issue of National Journal.

The Final Act: Now Obama can work on his legacy. But first he must avert a recession, reduce the deficit, and make peace with Republicans. Here’s how.

Thursday, November 8, 2012

Top 10 Democrat and Republican Presidential Contenders for 2016

Too soon? Maybe. But if you’re sad about Romney losing on Tuesday, find solace in who might be gracing the ballot in four years. 

See the full list of Democrat and Republican contenders.

Who would you vote for? 

Wednesday, November 7, 2012
The New Faces of the 113th Congress
The 2012 House and Senate elections brought over 80 new members to Washington. 
Use our interactive application to sort and filter the freshmen by age, experience, ethnicity, and more. 
Hover over each picture for name, state, and district information. To read a full narrative of each newcomer, written by the staff of The Almanac of American Politics, click the member’s picture.

The New Faces of the 113th Congress

The 2012 House and Senate elections brought over 80 new members to Washington.

Use our interactive application to sort and filter the freshmen by age, experience, ethnicity, and more.

Hover over each picture for name, state, and district information. To read a full narrative of each newcomer, written by the staff of The Almanac of American Politics, click the member’s picture.

These arguments we have are a mark of our liberty. President Obama 
It wasn’t supposed to be this way, of course. Americans were said to be angry about everything from high gas prices to high unemployment. They’d take it out on someone: the “socialist Kenyan”, the tea party, incumbents of any stripe. But a funny thing happened. Voters who said we were on the wrong track decided to stay on the train anyway.

After All That, Political Status Quo Remains