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Articles by Jim Swift (page 2)

January 30, 2023 5:30 am

Illinois Sheriffs Refuse to Enforce the State’s New Gun Law

Last year’s Supreme Court ruling on gun control may doom the law, which bans ‘assault weapons’ and establishes a new…
Jim Swift
January 12, 2023 5:30 am

Will the House GOP Really Walk the Plank for the Fair Tax?

In his desperation to win the speakership, Kevin McCarthy promised to put the gimmicky old idea up for a vote.
Jim Swift
January 5, 2023 8:01 am

Pennsylvania’s New Dem Gov. Picks Republican to Oversee State Elections

Josh Shapiro, the moderate who defeated Doug Mastriano, fulfills his pledge to make a pro-democracy pick.
Jim Swift
November 29, 2022 5:30 am

What to Expect From a Kevin McCarthy Speakership

We ask seven former House Republicans to share their predictions.
Jim Swift
November 7, 2022 5:30 am

Josh Shapiro Makes His Closing Argument

On the bus with the Democrat running for governor of Pennsylvania.
Jim Swift
October 31, 2022 5:30 am

If McMullin Wins and Won’t Caucus With Either Party, What Happens to His Committee Assignments?

Here’s what the rules and the precedents tell us.
Jim Swift
October 28, 2022 9:01 am

A Moderate Running in Immoderate Times

Democrat Abigail Spanberger’s focus on policy, plans, and people.
Jim Swift
October 26, 2022 5:30 am

Ted Cruz’s Shadow Presidential Campaign

He sure doesn’t want to be a senator anymore.
Jim Swift
October 25, 2022 5:30 am

He Couldn’t Stand on the Sidelines When an Election Denier Ran for Re-Election

Arizona’s Clint Smith hopes his independent challenge to Rep. Andy Biggs will rouse other members of the LDS Church to…
Jim Swift
October 11, 2022 5:30 am

Tim Ryan Muddles Through

The Democratic candidate for Ohio’s vacant Senate seat failed to break away in his debate with poverty-memoirist-turned-venture-capitalist J.D. Vance.
Jim Swift