Politics & Society ExplainerRobert David SullivanNovember 05, 2020
There is nothing unprecedented in recent decades about close presidential elections—in fact, they’re almost always close these days—and there is also nothing new in a delay in finding out the winner.
Politics & Society ExplainerRobert David SullivanOctober 20, 2020
The Catholic vote in the United States is neither monolithic nor static.
Politics & Society DispatchesRobert David SullivanSeptember 17, 2020
Even small shifts in the Catholic vote, which covers a lot of ground both geographically and ideologically, could make the difference in the presidential election, writes Robert David Sullivan.
Politics & Society DispatchesRobert David SullivanMay 29, 2020
Death rates from the coronavirus have been highest in low-income areas, writes Robert David Sullivan. And according to one measure of economic inequality, the U.S. more closely resembles Latin America and Africa than Europe.
Politics & Society News AnalysisRobert David SullivanMarch 11, 2020
Joe Biden’s victory in the Michigan primary is raising hopes he can rebuild the “blue wall,” but Robert David Sullivan writes that a Democratic coalition may not be easy to assemble this fall.
Politics & Society DispatchesRobert David SullivanMarch 06, 2020
The Global Conflict Tracker, part of the Council on Foreign Relations, listed 26 “conflicts around the world of concern to the United States” as of February, and there are new threats on the horizon.
Politics & Society News AnalysisRobert David SullivanMarch 04, 2020
Super Tuesday voters were not keen on a contested convention, writes Robert David Sullivan, and Sanders fumbled his opportunity to unite the Democratic Party.
Politics & Society News AnalysisRobert David SullivanMarch 02, 2020
The stop-Sanders movement is coalescing around Joe Biden, writes Robert David Sullivan, but is it too late? Super Tuesday may provide the answer.
Politics & Society News AnalysisRobert David SullivanFebruary 24, 2020
Bernie Sanders may yet unify the Democrats, writes Robert David Sullivan, but there are still questions about what to do if most primary voters oppose him.
Politics & Society News AnalysisRobert David SullivanFebruary 12, 2020
Sanders is the weak Democratic frontrunner after Iowa and New Hampshire, writes Robert David Sullivan, and his divide-and-conquer strategy may not work forever.