A primer on the caucus process
Wondering about the nuts and bolts of Iowa's caucus day? Scott Conroy at Real Clear Politics has a primer.

The Voting Rights Act still matters
The Los Angeles Times editorial board takes on the Republican argument for stricter voting laws.

A Romney candidacy is inevitable
It’s been said throughout the entire primary season, but this time it’s true, says Nate Silver at FiveThirtyEight.

Why Romney is not the most electable candidate
John Hawkins at Townhall warns against buying into the electability argument for Mitt Romney.


President Obama’s favorability rises
James Klatell and Ian Swanson at The Hill break down the president’s rising poll numbers.

Ben Nelson retiring from the Senate
Cameron Joseph at The Hill reports that the Nebraska Democrat will not seek reelection.