Political Junkie Blog

Remembering Those Who Left Us In 2016

A year ago, when we compiled the list of politicians who died in 2015, we wrote, “Have you ever witnessed in your life a political year like 2015?  There’s no way to describe it.  ...

Meet Your New Members Of Congress

The reasons and factors behind the stunning victory of Donald Trump are still being debated in every home in the country, and that will undoubtedly continue for many through the Christmas holidays, the Inauguration...

Who Dat? – M

It’s taken many of us several days to figure out what happened in Tuesday’s election — which has to rate as one of the most astounding results in presidential history.  So it may not...

What To Watch For On Election Day 2016

With perhaps few exceptions throughout history to point to, this has been the ugliest, slimiest, pettiest, most revolting and depressing presidential election in memory. It’s also been the most fascinating.  Here’s what we got....

Senate Race Prediction Contest

With the presidential race having lost some of its luster, the big game in town is the battle for control of the Senate.  Republicans, which currently hold a 54-46 majority, are defending 24 of...

Time To Enter The Electoral College Contest!

With nine weeks to go before the election, we suspect most of you are already doing your electoral college calculations.  That sounds like the perfect time to enter the latest Political Junkie contest! Send...

My VP Predictions: Mike Pence (R), Sherrod Brown (D)

Our quadrennial exercise of predicting the major party running mates is both fun and ridiculous at the same time.  We spend all this time assessing the strengths or weaknesses of potential vice presidents.  Do...