Is Hillary Ready for Latinos?

Hillary Latino Vote

Mario Solis-Marich: The path undertaken by the official Hillary included an unnecessary book tour that was rife with bad press and now a trip to Iowa for which the un-candidate was un-prepared.

Mitch’s Mum Moment

McConnell and Koch Brothers

Berry Craig: The Birchers are still around. But they’ve been eclipsed by the Tea Party and like-mined white folks of the Obama’s-a-Kenyan-born-Islamo-Socialist persuasion.

Who Besides Hillary?

Who Besides Hillary

Michael T. Hertz: My answer: I don’t know. But what I do know is a strategy that might get a progressive candidate elected. And it doesn’t mean trying for a third party.

10 reasons Why Dems Will Hold Senate

Dems Will Hold Senate

Denis Campbell: The American electorate is tired of the dysfunction and lack of work from this Congress. This is the biggest problem facing the Republican/GOP/Tea Party and why popping champagne corks is very premature, no matter what so-called ‘expert pollsters’ say!

Why Hagan Wins North Carolina

Kay Hagan North Carolina

Brent Budowsky: The fact that Hagan is still standing after millions of dollars’ worth of personal attacks against her, financed by out-of-state ultra-conservative and hyperpartisan GOP money from the Koch brothers and others, is a testament to her political resilience

Will Al Sharpton Become a Thorn in Hillary’s Side?

Al Sharpton HIllary Clinton

Nia-Malika Henderson: Clinton could be facing a generation of social media savvy black voters and other media types who are tired of the idea of a designated “black leader,” possibly let down by Obama, and who are looking for a more up-front examination and response to racism.

Why No Hillary in 2016?

No Hillary in 2016

Robin Lakoff: Right now, Clinton’s candidacy is being assessed in a wholly different way – far from “wonderful,” that augury of a post-gendered world, it is now recast as a terrible idea, and Clinton as a terrible candidate.

Mitch McConnell: The Pied Piper of Pandering

Mitch McConnell Behind

Berry Craig: Sen. Mitch McConnell is a master at dog whistle politics. He is also the pied piper of pandering to what one of my union buddies calls “the four Gs – God, guns, gays and government.”

Mitch’s Wife, Closet Liberal?

Elaine Chao

Berry Craig: Might the Chao-Bloomberg coal-and-guns guilt-by-association thing cause trouble for the captain of Team Switch, especially among tea party-tilting players who joined only after McConnell beat their guy Bevin in the May primary?

Why Are Californians Obsessed With Where Their Politicians Live?

Richard Alarcon Convicted

Joe Matthews: In a state of thousands of overlapping government jurisdictions, it doesn’t make sense to punish elected officials who live in one district and represent another.

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