Will Marshall

Is the Tea Party Tide Receding?

Republicans won some and lost some in last night’s off-year elections, but the results were an unmitigated disaster for the Tea Party. In New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie’s thumping reelection victory thrusts him into the forefront of the GOP’s 2016 nomination race. Christie is the Tea Party’s nemesis, one of the few prominent Republicans not… Read more »

Why the GOP Deserves to Lose

Whatever happens, it’s a safe bet the 2012 presidential election won’t go down in history as one for the ages. Barack Obama and Mitt Romney have bickered ad nauseum, but neither has put before voters credible plans for reviving the economy or breaking the choke hold that political polarization has on American democracy. The choice… Read more »