Biden Rises, Buttigieg Declines in Iowa

Joe Biden has climbed in the last two polls taken of likely Democratic Iowa Caucus goers while Pete Buttigieg has dropped in the last three polls.

Unified Delusion

Phil Bair: At the end of the day, the Democrats are divided on specific policy details but unified in their fundamental(ist) ideology.

Buttigieg Discusses Faith, Interrupted by Protesters At Des Moines Rally

Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg attracted 750 Iowans to a town hall event in Des Moines, three weeks out from the Iowa Caucus.

Iran Shoots Down Airliner, Buttigieg Suggests Trump Shares Blame

Iran shoots down a Ukrainian airliner shortly after its missile attack on U.S. targets and Pete Buttigieg suggests President Trump shares the blame.

My 2020 Predictions

Shane Vander Hart makes predictions for the presidential race, key congressional races, and general political predictions for 2020.

Pete Buttigieg, Our Founding Fathers, and Slavery

Shane Vander Hart: Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said in 2014 that our founders “did not understand that slavery was a bad thing.” He’s wrong.

How Will Catholics Vote in 2020?

A EWTN/Real Clear Politics poll shows President Trump trailing in every head to head match-up with Democrats among U.S. Catholics, but 54 percent are open to vote for him.

Buttigieg: Religious Liberty Limited “When It Does Harm”

Pete Buttigieg briefly discussed with Caffeinated Thoughts the tension between religious liberty and the liberty interests of LGBT Americans.

The Gospel According to Mayor Pete

Shane Vander Hart: Pete Buttigieg says his faith teaches him that his salvation has to do with his usefulness which is contrary to the Gospel.

Buttigieg’s Momentum In Iowa Is Real, But Does It Go Beyond Iowa?

Shane Vander Hart: Pete Buttigieg has an excellent chance of winning Iowa, but unless something miraculous occurs his momentum stops in South Carolina.

Buttigieg Leads in Latest Iowa Poll

The latest poll of likely Iowa Democrat caucus-goers by Monmouth University shows Pete Buttigieg now leads the field, but many are still open to other candidates.

A Four-Way Race Heading Toward the Iowa Caucus

Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders, and Joe Biden are within five points of one another in the last two polls conducted in Iowa.

Recap: Iowa Democratic Party’s Liberty and Justice Celebration

Shane Vander Hart recaps the Democratic presidential candidate speeches at the Iowa Democratic Party’s Liberty and Justice Celebration.

Biden Slips, Buttigieg Rises in Post-Debate Iowa Caucus Poll

In the latest Iowa Caucus poll, Joe Biden slipped to 18 percent, Elizabeth Warren follows at 17 percent, and Pete Buttigieg is at 13 percent.

A “Moderate” Attack on Religious Non-Profits

Shane Vander Hart: A pledge to not punish religious institutions based on their beliefs, but only how they practice those beliefs in a public arena is hardly a concession.

Kamala Harris Continues to Bleed Support

U.S. Senator Kamala Harris, D-Calif., is down eight points nationally since July, 10 points in Iowa, and polls in fifth place in her home state.