Director, UChicago Institute of Politics. Senior Political Commentator @CNN. Author, Believer: My Forty Years in Politics. Views expressed here are my own.

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Dec 11, 2017

Mrs. Moore on her husband’s broad-mindness: “One of our attorneys is a Jew.” Happy Hanukkah, Counselor. You could be in for a lot of work!

Dec 11, 2017

Former @GOP chair @EdWGillespie on the cost to the party of a Roy Moore victory: “I don’t think the long term pain would be worth the short term gain of the seat politically.” #Axe Files Ep. 200. Up Now! https://t.co/QusiaYJain

Dec 11, 2017

Everything with @realDonaldTrump is upside down. He rails that the “system is rigged” but by waging open and relentless warfare on the news media, the FBI, the courts—on all the independent institutions of our democracy—he has become the Rigger-in-Chief.

Dec 11, 2017

The “establishment” v. “insurgency” subtext of AL can’t be overstated. If

Dec 11, 2017

I guess the question in AL is whether tribal partisanship will trump the allegations against Moore. Will the attempt by @POTUS to nationalize the contest clear the way for an alleged child molester w/extremist views to the United States Senate?

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