Landslide Elections and Policy Mandates

KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE -- Election landslides can sometimes look like policy mandates for the winners. -- But landslides have become rare in presidential elections since 1960. -- The legitimacy of U.S. elections might benefit from a new landslide in 2020. Could 2020 be a landslide? As we approach...

OBAMA’S VICE-PRESIDENT?

Jim Webb as running mate

The presidential Democrats may still be tussling, but soon the national focus will turn to the vice presidential selection frenzy. The Crystal Ball has long discussed the possible candidates on both sides, but which contender should each nominee select? The Crystal Ball does not endorse or support any candidate for...