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Spencer Cohen

The Chosen One Turns Chooser: Joe Biden’s Running Mate Dilemma

In 1961, the charismatic John Fitzgerald Kennedy offered the vice-presidential nod to Senate Majority Leader and career establishment figure, Lyndon Johnson. They had no real personal...

The Future of ‘That Party Bernie Crashed’

Now that Bernie Sanders has taken himself out of the running for President, Spencer Cohen looks at the legacy he has left behind.

Pandemic Democracy: Trump, Biden, and the politics of coronavirus

The 2020 election already had all the elements you’d expect from a blockbuster political thriller. An impossibly large star-studded cast, a twin election conspiracy...

Towards a Contested Convention?

Almost every election cycle, pundits fret over the possibility of a contested convention as soon as primary races get heated. Now, however, more than...

Opinion | Nevada Caucuses: Lessons Learned

RESULTS (87,55% of precincts reporting): Sanders 47,1%; Biden 20,1%; Buttigieg 13,6%; Warren 9,7%; Steyer 4,7%; Klobuchar 3,9%.  Mr. Sanders won a decisive victory in the...