Michael T. Hertz: C’mon Bernie! C’mon, Justice Democrats. Don’t suck on sour grapes. I’m one of your big supporters, and I hate what you’re doing.
Brent Budowsky: When Obama begins actively campaigning for Democrats, cable news will bring live coverage of every Obama speech for Democrats alongside live coverage of every Trump speech for Republicans.
Robert Koehler: The Dems are now Republican lite. They don’t have the will to disrupt anything that seems tried and true — such as, for instance, American exceptionalism and bloated militarism.
Brent Budowsky: Will also dramatized the single greatest truth about the midterm elections in 2018, which is that the only way to create a check and balance today is to vote Democratic for House and Senate candidates in the midterm elections.
Lauren Windsor: One of Warner’s latest moves? Helping Republicans deregulate Wall Street, with his sponsorship of the Crapo bill to lift oversight on banks with up to $250 billion in assets.
RJ Eskow: The message should have been clear: Democratic “centrism” – an economic ideology that is further right than public opinion on many key issues – is not the way to win or keep political power.
Aimee Allison: A powerful example lies in the more than 400 black women running for office this year. There’s also been a surge in Latinx and Asian-American women seeking election, as well as a historic number of Native American women.
he vast majority of Californians haven’t expressed concern over the “Jungle Primary” also known as a top-two primary. Since 2011 Californians have been allowed to vote as individual citizens for any candidate in a primary election. Although there was a lot of angst over California’s congressional races, it appears that all 53 congressional races will […]
RJ Eskow: In the survey’s most striking finding, 61 percent of Millennial Democrats polled – nearly two-thirds – expressed favorable views of socialism.
Mimi Kennedy: AB 840 exempts all post-election-night ballot counts that havebeen California’s only check against computer count tampering since the arrival of electronic vote-counts.
Sharon Kyle: The Official Sample Ballot, prepared by the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk was mailed out weeks ago but for those seeking information about where to vote or who is on their ballot, go to LAVote.net.
Tom Hall: We care as little about the legal health of society’s most troubled families as we do for the medical health of society’s most disabled and needy.
John Peeler: The rude, crude style that has enabled him to capture this base is also driving off large numbers of affluent suburban voters (especially women) who used to be the foundation of GOP strength.