History Suggests Double Trouble for Incumbent Trump

This is part one of a back-and-forth between Crystal Ball Managing Editor Kyle Kondik and veteran reporter and presidential historian Paul Brandus assessing President Donald Trump’s reelection odds in 2020. See the piece from Kondik here. -- The Editors KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE -- President Trump’s weak approval rating...

Donald Trump: History Has Not Been Kind to Businessmen-Turned-Presidents

The many factors behind Donald Trump’s surge to the top of Republican polls are hardly new. There is broad dissatisfaction and distrust of “professional politicians” and with what is widely perceived to be an incompetent Washington that is in the pocket of wealthy and narrow-minded corporate interests. Individually, there is...