Rescission Politics

The proposed rescission of CHIPS and other funding, along with the promise of more rescission messages from the White House, surely is the work of Mick Mulvaney with little or no consultation with congressional leaders.  Casting votes for spending cuts might be something many Republicans would like to do to recover a bit of credibility […]

The Generic Congressional Ballot

A recent YouGov study casts a darker shadow over congressional Republicans than the generic congressional ballot does by it self. Over the last six months, Democrats have held an advantage in the generic congressional ballot, but it is just a 43-38 advantage in the April 15-17 survey. However, here are some other numbers: Only 9% […]