Given the generally dismal state of leadership contests in this country, it’s no wonder that I’ve been secretly coveting America’s hunt for a Republican presidential candidate. On the surface, it should be so much worse… Read More
Donald Trump – who accused the GOP of being “mean-spirited” toward immigrants as late as 2012 and donated more to Democrats than #Republicans in the mid-2000s – is nobody’s idea of a real conservative. Among other things, he is an enthusiastic backer of the US supreme court’s… Read More
Democrats Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state, and Martin O’Malley, former governor of Maryland, will appear at a lunch Monday in Kansas City, Mo., before the National Council of La Raza, an advocacy and… Read More
That means every candidate who declared before July 6 — a group of 14 contenders including former Florida governor Jeb Bush and real estate magnate Donald Trump — will have to reveal information about their assets and debts… Read More
When uber statistician, Nate Silver of the Five Thirty Eight Politics blog of The New York Times speaks, we listen. Although we are seven months away from election day, Nate deals in the world of… Read More
Mother Jones shows a remarkable chart from Ryan O’Donnell which shows how much in true lock step Republicans vote with one another. Democrats vote bluer, the more blue their district becomes.
New Rules from Bill Maher discusses the power of language and why the Democrats need to play as tough a game as the GOP.
by Robert Reich Prominent Democrats — including the President and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi — are openly suggesting that Medicare be means-tested and Social Security payments be reduced by applying a lower adjustment for… Read More