Brent Budowsky: I warn Senate Republicans if they threaten to filibuster a Cabinet nomination for unfair partisan reasons they will guarantee a Senate majority will move to end these abuses of filibusters once and for all.
Victoria Defrancesco Soto: Why did Latinos not only support, but support in such overwhelming numbers a candidate who has overseen such a troubling time for Latinos?
Mark Naison: Some people are astonished that a 92 percent white state, which is heavily agricultural, voted for President Obama in two straight elections.
Victoria Defrancesco Soto: Latino support for President Obama had grown by a full ten percentage points in the last two months of the general campaign.
John Peeler: After all the anguish, all the hyperventilation, all the spin, we are pretty much back to where we’d thought we’d be.
Mario Solis-Marich: Over 80,000 ballots are still uncounted in Maricopa County, Arizona — the county that could reelect anti- Latino Sheriff Joe Arpaio
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Karen Finney: Rejecting the false choice of either/or narratives, the idea that “we’re all in this together” and the focus on finding inclusive ways to embrace the bigger picture has been a consistent theme throughout President Obama’s life.
Cathy Cockrell: In California, one day we had voting machines and certain kinds of primaries, the next day — because of law changes and the secretary of state’s decertification of the machines — we didn’t.
Matt Barretto: President Obama is poised to win a record high share of the Latino vote, and in turn likely to win key swing states and enough electoral college votes to retain the presidency.
Berry Craig: Romney and Ryan are two of the most anti-labor politicians around. But they think they can peel off some union votes with the old social issues sucker bait.
ere are some tips on what to watch for and when on election night. Nate Silver shows Obama leading in state polls for states adding to 303 electoral votes. He figures on the Democrats being most likely to keep their current count of 53 Senate seats. This chart will help you track progress towards those milestones. We could […]
Brent Budowsky: Elizabeth Warren makes me prouder than any candidate I have ever supported in since this once-young man supported a gentleman named Robert Francis Kennedy.