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U.S. Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie looks on at his primary election night party Nashua, New Hampshire

6 Newspapers: Dump Chris Christie

Maybe if brazen governors were routinely called to face the consequences of their inactions, politicians would stop being so damn despicable.

March 2, 2016

What Obama Should Learn From Wisconsin

With Wisconsin’s epic state senate recall battle now over, the results carry a clear message that ought to resonate all the way to Washington – and especially the Obama White House. The essence of politics in America today, for Democrats at least, is to understand and communicate the political nature of the opposition. Having suffered […]

August 17, 2011

Wisconsin: Conservatives Win, Liberals Gain

WASHINGTON — There will be no magic potion, no instant formula for Democrats and progressives struggling to come back from their disastrous 2010 election losses. They had hoped that Tuesday’s recall elections in Wisconsin would provide a narrative-changing breakthrough, proof-positive that the overreaching conservatives who now dominate the Republican Party had ignited a middle-of-the-road voter […]

August 10, 2011

Walker, Wisconsin GOP Rush to Pass Bills While They Can

The Republican State Senators in Wisconsin who listened to Governor Scott Walker and stripped most public employees of their bargaining rights earlier this year are desperately trying to pass more right-wing legislation before next month’s recall elections. The successful petition for elections in 9 districts–mainly the result of a re-energized labor movement and sinking Republican […]

June 8, 2011