Jeff Melsheimer

Editor, Election Central & What's Going On? | A&L

“Brisket, boots, and football”

  • Poor Merrick Garland

    Yesterday afternoon, President Obama nominated Merrick Garland to take Justice Antonin Sca

  • The Curious Case of Campaign Finance

    In 2010, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission fundamentally changed the way elections were held, specifically with regard to campaign finance. For those who don’t know, this monumental Sup

  • Trump At It Again, Boycotts Debate

    With the Iowa caucuses coming in just a matter of days, we will finally be able to get a real glimpse of what this roller-coaster ride of a GOP race for the nomination has been all about. Forget the p

  • Nikki Haley Wins GOP Debate

    A few nights ago, President Obama delivered his final State of the Union as acting president. Truth be told, I didn't watch it. However, what I did later catch through Twitter was the GOP's response d

  • The Sore Thumb

    The GOP race for the nomination has been mind boggling. The frontrunner is a self aggrandizing, loud mouth, billion dollar tycoon with a track record of donating to the other side and no real politica

  • CNBC Loses Republican Debate

    Tuning into the Republican primary debates is always a good way to spend a Wednesday night, especially if you're looking for quality entertainment. Just two days ago, we were blessed to witness yet an