These Polls Ain’t Loyal: Why the Generic Congressional Ballot Is the Worst Predictor in American Politics

Nothing amuses me more as a political scientist than people who just don’t trust polls. The skepticism is usually brought on by incredulity about some type of polling analysis—“There’s no way black districts voted more Republican in 2016 than in 2012”—which is usually followed by some nonscientific justification for…

As Democrats Keep Chasing Trump Voter Waterfalls, Will They Ever Listen to Their Actual Base: Black People?

Will Democrats ever actually listen to black people in terms of strategy and vote targeting? Can a political party toss over $1 billion into the trash two election cycles in a row? Does it really take a genius to figure out that if a group votes for you 90 percent of the time, you should do what it takes to make sure…


Marc Lamont Hill on Voting Green, Not Being Afraid of Trump: 'We Can Afford to Lose an Election; We Can't Afford to Lose Our Values'

Marc Lamont Hill—Morehouse College Distinguished Professor of African-American Studies, New York Times best-selling author of Nobody, VH1 talk show host and a much-sought-after political and cultural commentator—swung by 105.1's The Breakfast Club to chop it up with D.J. Envy, Charlamagne tha God and Angela Yee.