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John Sides

John Sides is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at George Washington University.

Some thoughts on election prediction accountability Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Why changing ideological stripes isn't always advantageous for your political career Read more

Money, Politics and Power

The voting bloc would be far more valuable if the two parties ever passed any policies they cared about. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

He scores higher than Paul Ryan and Sarah Palin! Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Don't even think about turning in your fantasy presidential race drafts until after the Democratic convention.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Ha. Don't make us laugh. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Racial stereotypes are not solely within the purview of the Grand Old Party. Read more

Civil Rights in America

Only if you think John Nance Garner is the most liberal.  Read more

Money, Politics and Power

When the public doesn't know what super PACs have been doing this election cycle, it's hard to push for change. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Over the past 50 years, our nation has become one far less enamored of keeping up our culture of guns. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Why do these two camps have different understandings of what gaffes mean for an election? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Obama thinks his yarn-spinning skills have been subpar, which means he places far too much faith in the bully pulpit. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

This “pro-life” vs. “pro-choice” question obscures the true nature of American attitudes toward abortion. Read more

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No matter how the Supreme Court rules Read more

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He's about nine points more popular than one would expect. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Party disunity is so frequently a news story, but party unity is by far the norm. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

Is it Josh Putnam at Frontloading Headquarters? Read more

Money, Politics and Power

If you tally up the words spoken by each of the justices, it looks like the individual mandate could be in serious trouble. Read more

Health and Social Policy