Donald Trump’s approval ratings in the next month may signal whether he is heading for the fate of Bill Clinton or Richard Nixon.
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And how we reached what seems like an unusually grim and shambolic time in national life.
Still a long shot for the candidacy, this development means that Buttigieg is a name you will be hearing much more about in the weeks and months to come.
“Read the transcript” has become the à la mode at Trump rallies, replacing previous favourites including “Lock her up” and “Build the wall”.
Lord Ashcroft: With a year to go, my latest research looks at Trump’s chances of getting a second term
A portion of his 2016 voters are unimpressed and wavering – but the President’s fate is not settled. Particularly as the Democrats are yet to agree a candidate.
Both leaders are firing up their bases and seeking out all-or-nothing confrontations with their political enemies.
And just like Kennedy’s successor, he must match a serious time with a focus on delivery, not just promises.
While trade deals have taken on an important political and symbolic value, their benefits are typically smaller and slower to materialise than many realise.
Ben Roback: The racism row. Trump has set a trap for the Democrats – but risks also falling into it himself.
The White House attack on “the squad” risks turning out Democratic voters as a natural by-product of seeking to turn out Republicans.
A confused and crowded field will ensure the President has plenty of ammunition to throw at whoever emerges to challenge him in 2020.
The most successful are those who can put their values to work and build a broad coalition, rather than exploit divisions.
By nominating him, they would be wagering a similar bet to the one they placed in 2016 when Clinton was selected as the safe candidate.
Here in Britain, the two main parties are being punished by voters for tearing up their Brexit commitments.
Obsessing with a Washington debate about impeachment is a gift to the President, who repeats a far simpler message.
Iain Dale: The Conservatives treated Widdecombe with disdain. They will pay the price in lost votes next month.
Plus: Creepy Biden, useless TIGs, spineless Tory MPs…and why I’d favour Scottish independence were I fully Scottish.