Thomas Schaller

Thomas F. Schaller is an associate professor of political science at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and author of Whistling Past Dixie: How Democrats Can Win Without the South.

Recent Articles

BILL AGAIN.

LifetimeTV has a new poll out reporting women’s attitudes on the presidential candidates. The big story? If she’s not careful, Hillary Clinton, to borrow a self-destructive line Barack Obama used back in New Hampshire, may be slipping into the “likeable enough” range among women:

PENN MADE MORE THAN ALL BUSH 2004 MEDIA CONSULTANTS?


Mike Madden of Salon has a great takedown on Mark Penn and the costs (financial and otherwise) Penn and his firm's consultancy created for the Hillary Clinton campaign. The sums boggle the mind, but Madden’s string of rhetorical questions, as Chazz Michael Michaels might say, “bottle” the mind:

KEYSTONE STATE, TOUCHSTONE CONTEST


In the next two weeks there will be both a Keystone primary and a touchstone contest between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. And one may affect the other.

ILLINOIS GOV. SIGNS NPV.

Following up on my post about Electoral College reform, yesterday came news that Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich joins his counterparts in Maryland and New Jersey in signing his state on as the newest, third member of the National Popular Vote Compact.

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