Reprinted with permission from The American Prospect. Are the Democrats, as so many people believe, moving left, or are they gravitating to the center? Actually, the results of this year’s primary and general elections show there is movement in both directions, setting the party up for future conflicts. Let’s look at the congressional results. Perry […]
Now is the time for all Democratic voters to understand, if they are determined to win the White House in 2020, that they have a collective and individual responsibility to nominate an individual who, once elected, could effectively lead the nation.
Democrat T.J. Cox has achieved an insurmountable lead and will win the race to become the next U.S. representative from California’s 21st District, according to Dave Wasserman of the Cook Political Report.
For Republicans, disaster seems to dominate every news cycle: Paul Ryan, the House Speaker and one of his party’s most prolific fundraisers, announces that he will not run for reelection (and the leading would-be GOP nominee in his district is an actual Nazi). Ryan’s retirement is only the latest of at least 40 Republican members […]
Reprinted with permission from Shareblue. On Tuesday night, Democrats added to their list of special election victories, this time in Pennsylvania. Democratic candidate Austin Davis, an Allegheny County executive aide, defeated Republican Fawn Walker Montgomery, a former city councilwoman, for the open seat in Pennsylvania’s 35th State House District. Davis, who campaigned on local jobs and public transportation investment, is the first black […]