Political Junkie Blog

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...

The 5 Best — And Worst — VP Picks Since 1960

We’ve known for quite some time the identities of the Democratic and Republican presidential nominees.  What we don’t know is whom Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will pick as their running mates. But ultimately,...

Results From Key Primaries Held Tuesday

Voters in four states went to the polls on Tuesday; here are some key results: — In Colorado, Darryl Glenn, a county commissioner with strong support from the Tea Party, won the GOP nomination...