Joel Benenson, founder and CEO of Benenson Strategy Group (BSG), is the only Democratic pollster in history to have played a leading role in three winning presidential campaigns — he's been named "Pollster of the Year" by the American Association of...
The recording that proved Richard Nixon had obstructed justice
julianzelizermillercenter.org/the-presidency… Here is Nixon's "smoking gun" tape. Just listen and compare this--which turned congressional opinion--to everything already out there about POTUS--released documents, the twitter feed, public statements and more.
1964 Presidential Campaign Television Spot "Peace, Little Girl", aka the "Daisy Spot" Date: 1964 Event: 1964 Presidential Campaign Television Spot Location: ...
julianzelizerLet's add last night's GOP spot about @AOC, as well as Giuliani's tweeted video, to the growing list of unacceptable acts that have become totally normal in 2019. The "Daisy" commercial in 1964, which caused a stir, seems quaint by comparison.
If you were asked when America became polarized, your answer would likely depend on your age: you might say during Barack Obama’s presidency, or with the post-9/11 war on terror, or the culture wars of the 1980s and 1990s, or the “Reagan Revolution”...
The president’s echo of a longstanding anti-Semitic smear drew condemnation from diplomats and analysts across the political spectrum.
julianzelizernytimes.com/2019/08/20/us/… via @nytimes. Judaism has revolved around debate, disagreement and deliberation. One of the greatest threats to the community has been leaders who tolerate and facilitate social division and hatred.
[Editor’s note: Just Security is publishing a series in conversation with Sidney Blumenthal’s “An Open Memo: Comparison of Clinton Impeachment, Nixon Impeachment and Trump Pre-Impeachment.” Other authors in the series include John Dean, Ryan...
We will publish a series of pieces in conversation with Blumenthal's Open Memo, including from John Dean, Ryan Goodman, Hon. Elizabeth Holtzman, Kevin Kruse and Julian Zelizer (co-authored), and Walter Pincus.
Democrats are on the defensive, with 10 incumbents up for reelection in states that Trump won. Republicans, meanwhile, only have to hold on to a few seats in unfriendly territory.
julianzelizerAs good as the midterms were for House Democrats, Senate Republicans expanded their majority. Yes, the map was terrible for Democrats, but the outcome still had a profound impact on the contours of congressional power./4
Republican Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell sums it up.
julianzelizerThe Senate has been a bastion of Republican power. When @BarackObama was in office, @senatemajldr stifled the administration’s efforts on almost every front. @KevinMKruse and I cover this in #FaultLines. Everyone remembers this clip./2