If Dems Don’t Win the House in November, Can They Kiss 2020 Goodbye?

Mid-term elections are volatile. Almost always. They historically display the cantankerousness of the American electorate with pristine clarity. Mid-term elections are like the shiny new Christmas toy that finds itself dunked in an April mud puddle simply because you’ve become bored with it. That’s what happens.

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Frustrated by Lack of Cordiality in the White House, MSNBC’s Wallace Proposes ‘Wringing’ Sarah Sander’s Neck

After all, when they go low, we go… just as low… MSNBC daytime anchor, Nicolle Wallace, is currently facing massive backlash amid comments on her show Deadline: White House on Friday. The widely publicised debacle took place with a visibly flustered Wallace rhetorically asking how White House reporter Kristen Welker maintained her calm amid calculated pivoting […]

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Time Ticks Slowly for Tyrants

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko shakes hands with President of Russia, Vladimir Putin

Given that all maps on Lone Umbrella have played on data and numbers from the U.S. thus far, I thought it would be nice to create a visual that wasn’t completely Amero-centric for once. Today’s map features a look at the durations of tenure of current European leaders. Topping the list is Belarus’s Alexander Lukashenko—the […]

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NPP #6: Old Men With Good Resumes

As a part of a daily series called Non-Political Politics (NPP), Yusoof Monawvil posts daily maps on the obscure, quirky, and unconventional aspects of the United States’ key political institutions—in an undoubtedly non-political manner Light green: none of delegation has experience in House | Green: One of delegation has experience in House | Dark green: […]

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NPP #5: Southern Party-Switchers

As a part of a daily series called Non-Political Politics (NPP), Yusoof Monawvil posts daily maps on the obscure, quirky, and unconventional aspects of the United States’ key political institutions—in an undoubtedly non-political manner Today’s NPP map takes a look at party-switching among Senators.  Blue: consistent party affiliation  |  Mid-purple: one Senator has switched party […]

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Midterm Profile: Sherrod Brown

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown

This week’s midterm profile takes a look at Ohio’s Senior Senator, Sherrod Brown, the populist Democrat from Mansfield.

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