Democrats Complain About Green Party “Spoilers,” but Few in Congress Back a Solution: Ranked-Choice Voting

Democrats Complain About Green Party “Spoilers,” but Few in Congress Back a Solution: Ranked-Choice Voting

Ballots are still being counted in Ohio’s nail-biting special election in the 12th Congressional District, but it looks like Republican Troy Balderson will narrowly defeat Democrat Danny O’Connor. As of the time of publication, the vote tally is 101,772 for Balderson and 100,208 for O’Connor. But with Green Party candidate Joe Manchik garnering 1,129 votes votes, […]

Minnesota Democrats Endorse Little-Known Progressive Over Incumbent For Attorney General, Shocking Establishment

Minnesota Democrats Endorse Little-Known Progressive Over Incumbent For Attorney General, Shocking Establishment

Minnesota Democrats on Saturday snubbed the state’s attorney general, a longtime incumbent running for reelection, in favor of a political newbie running to her left. Lori Swanson, who has been the purple state’s top law enforcement official since 2006, has been eyed recently by national Democrats as a potential rising star. When Sen. Al Franken, […]

Journal Democrats Refuse Dianne Feinstein Sometimes their Endorsement for Council

Journal Democrats Refuse Dianne Feinstein Sometimes their Endorsement for Council

SAN DIEGO — Despite over a quarter-century representing California in the Senate, Dianne Feinstein in a humiliating setback was denied the endorsement of the California Democratic Party on Saturday, signaling a shift away from moderates at the highest levels of the state political infrastructure. State Sen. Kevin De León, offering the strongest challenge to Feinstein […]

As Regulators Question Way ahead for DACA, What might It Be on for Democrats to shield Visionaries?

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are continuing to debate the future of DACA, the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which gives some 800,000 young undocumented immigrants permission to live and work in the United States. Republican lawmakers are pushing to include an amendment to punish so-called sanctuary cities as part of any immigration legislation to […]

After Improvements in South carolina, Democrats’ First Major Take Is naturally a Bad fats Freebie with the State’s Energy Monopoly

After Improvements in South carolina, Democrats’ First Major Take Is naturally a Bad fats Freebie with the State’s Energy Monopoly

The historic wins in Virginia’s legislative elections last November were supposed to herald a brighter future for progressives in the state. But one of the first major initiatives out of the capitol, which faces a key vote in the House of Delegates tomorrow, could well be a gift to electric utility Dominion Energy, which was […]

Exactly why Democrats & Republicans Always Aid Increases In the hole

Exactly why Democrats & Republicans Always Aid Increases In the hole

It’s hard to tell which is worse, Republicans and Democrats doing the opposite of what they “campaign on,” or voters always falling for it. Democrats are usually anti-war when out of power, then drop bombs like Republicans when in power. Republicans are anti-spending and debt when out of power, and then they spend like Democrats […]

US shutdown: Trump and Democrats blame each other

US shutdown: Trump and Democrats blame each other

Media playback is unsupported on your device Recriminations have begun over the failure of the US Senate to pass a new budget and prevent the shutdown of many federal services. A bill to fund the federal government for the coming weeks did not receive the required 60 votes by the deadline of midnight on Friday. […]

Democrats Are Fooling Themselves About Tax Reform’s Unpopularity

According to political analysts, 2018 Democrats will use the just-passed tax reform as a way to argue that the Republican Party is the party of the plutocracy, which is another way of saying that Democrats are going to use the same argument they’ve been using for the past three decades with varying degrees of success. […]