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by BoldProgressives
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Dec 31, 2014 at 02:50 PM PST with 4 Recommends
...this being my modest contribution to the post-2014-midterms discussions... I feel we haven't quite come to terms with our site's collective, colossal failure in its main declared mission. It is ...
by Assaf
Comment Count 55 comments on Wed Dec 03, 2014 at 06:22 AM PST with 38 Recommends
Many Democrats examining what happened in the 2014 midterms are asking "what did the voters want?" But the right question is why did only 36.4 percent of potential voters bother to register and vote?
by davej
Comment Count 68 comments on Mon Dec 01, 2014 at 05:00 PM PST with 30 Recommends
But not the way many people here at Daily Kos think. Point of disclosure - I am not a fascist, mass murderer, or shill for Big Oil - although I have been accused of such for supporting continued ...
by johnnygunn
Comment Count 197 comments on Tue Nov 18, 2014 at 01:21 PM PST with 6 Recommends
You'd think after agreeing to bring up the Keystone XL Pipeline for a vote, Senator Mary Landrieu (D. LA) would be thanking Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D. NV). Well guess what: http://...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 45 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 02:59 PM PST with 16 Recommends
I'd call myself a member of the "Howard Dean-Elizabeth Warren" progressive wing of the Democratic Party, but I also get it when Dems sometimes fall short of all their progressive goals, and I've ...
by Tweedledee5
Comment Count 87 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 08:38 PM PST with 30 Recommends
This doesn't constitute a diary but I' m doing it anyway. I've been going over all of the information about the Midterms: Which demographic voted, which groups didn't vote and, two questions remain.
by Jamesleo
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 05:17 AM PST with 0 Recommends
(Click to enlarge) A couple articles inspired this cartoon. First, this piece from ...
by Jen Sorensen
Comment Count 112 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 06:50 AM PST with 130 Recommends
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by BrianMcFadden
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2014 at 02:50 PM PST with 47 Recommends
That, my friends, is how you lose elections PBS Just 36.4 percent of eligible voters turned out in 2014, the lowest in seventy years. Lowest turnout since WW2: ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 09:15 AM PST with 13 Recommends
1. Based on the belief that he had an obligation to give a fetus a chance for life, a judge in Washington, D.C., ordered a critically ill 27-year-old woman who was 26 weeks pregnant to undergo a ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 297 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 04:25 PM PST with 498 Recommends
Dear Disillusioned Young Voter, I hear you and all the others who 'stayed home' on Election Day 2014; I really do. The Democrats have been disappointing to nearly every one of us who voted them in,
by catleigh
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 01:47 PM PST with 8 Recommends
I'd guess that the final counts aren't in yet, but, once they are, I'd LOVE to know what effect gerrymandering had on this election. For instance: What were the total numbers of (Federal) votes per ...
by Konga
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Nov 07, 2014 at 04:21 PM PST with 1 Recommend
The circular firing squads use the historically low turnout to blame each other while failing to understand what truly drives turnout. What is true and what sparks Democratic/Progressive victories ...
by rblinne
Comment Count 22 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 07:35 AM PST with 8 Recommends
Here in Washington, DC, there is a buzz that republicans clobbered democrats last night. The beltway talking heads are using that " tide" reference again--just as they did in 2010. What the hell ...
by epforrester
Comment Count 5 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 02:29 PM PST with 1 Recommend
There's been and will continue to be a lot of hair-tearing over what happened last night, but the simplest factor in the 2014 midterms is one that no mainstream commentator is going to address: The ...
by Phoenix Woman
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 09:18 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Like you, I'm ready to move on from last night's suckfest but we still have a runoff in Louisiana and it might take a little while to figure out if Senator Mark Begich (D. AK) will be getting a ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 07:54 AM PST with 7 Recommends
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/11/05/us/politics/surveys-of-voters-signal-dismay-with-both-parties.html All right, there is no way to put a "positive spin" on the results from Tuesday's elections. But ...
by Jamesleo
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 04:44 AM PST with 15 Recommends
I love Barack Obama as my president. I agree with Paul Krugman. He - Obama - is one of the most effective, underappreciated Presidents in a long time. Plus, he's a really great human being. ...
by lojo
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 04:05 AM PST with 2 Recommends
There is a sprinkling of good news in the otherwise catastrophic 2014 Midterm Election: Oregonian and Alaskan(!) voters both passed recreational marijuana legalization ballot initiatives. They now ...
by Lawrence
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 01:15 AM PST with 7 Recommends