The Defining Moment, and Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Rodham Clinton

Robert Reich: If Hillary Clinton is to get the mandate she needs for America to get back on track, she will have to be clear with the American people about what is happening and why – and what must be done.

Why Hillary?

Why Hillary

Tom Degan: To go straight from the first black dude to the first gal is indeed tempting – no argument there – but Hillary is not the one for me. In fact, she’s not even a close second.

Mike Gatto: In a Hole, Should Stop Digging

Mike Gatto

Ron Kaye: The latest twist in Gatto’s appeal of the outcome, in which a rival slate of grassroots Democrats outpolled his group, has shown the lengths some elected officials will go to seek advantage and save face, while actually putting their own credibility and reputation with voters in danger.

A New Era of Televangelists

Ted Cruz Denies Global Warming

Tina Dupuy: This recent phenomenon of “running for office” when really they’re sprinting for a book deal, TV show, or cinnamon-cure spokesman, has become its own commercial enterprise.

The Four Faces of Cruz

ted cruz campaigning

Brent Budowsky: Will the House Benghazi Committee of Clinton inquisitions subpoena Cruz emails involving Armed Services Committee matters?

Obama On Target: Time for Mandatory Voting

Mandatory Voting

John Wellingtom Ennis: Mandatory voting would be the beginning of the end of racial polarization as a means for turnout. Once our elections are not being decided by extremists driven by single issues, our elected leaders will reflect the American people.

The Anarcho-GOP

GOP Craziness

Tina Dupuy: They may fly a banner of the tea party Gadsden Flag with a snake coiled ready to attack but their snake would be more accurately depicted as eating itself. When Republicans get what they want then they no longer want that—they want something else!!

Will Hillary Be Nominated?

Hillary Nominated

Michael Hertz: Some speculate now that the email scandal may be the event that decides her not to run for president. But if she does decide, the risk is that these sorts of scandals will continue to emerge, eventually causing voters to turn away from her.

Why Condi Won’t Run

Draft Condoleezza Rice

Nia-Malika Hendrson: The ‘Draft Condoleezza Rice for [fill in the blank office]’ movement will never ever die. And with an open Senate seat in California in 2016, the unquenchable desire among Republicans for candidate Rice has an actual office that she could run for in sight.

Who Is Sandra Siraganian?

Sandra Siraganian

Robert Niles: Why is a high-roller GOP player from Vegas and downtown LA dropping a grand on a Pasadena school board candidate?