Reflections on Parties and Their Place in Politics

Identity, Ideology, and Electability

Voters tend to see women and people of color as more ideologically extreme even when they're not.

Evaluating the Pelosi Speakership

Nancy Pelosi’s third term as speaker demonstrates why the job is so difficult.

A party-orchestrated departure

Hickenlooper's withdrawal shows the heavy hand of the party working to steer him toward a Senate race.

What can 2016 tell us about 2020?

It may be that 2020 teaches us more about 2016 than the other way around. What if Trump hadn’t run, or what if hadn’t received the intense b

A Party Manifesto

Parties worldwide are changing. We mischiefs of faction will have a lot to write about.