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Washington Nov 5 (AP) In a stunning reversal of expectations and accepted political wisdom, Democrats not only held the US Senate in yesterday's elections, but gained seats in both houses of Congress.
by Crashing Vor
Comment Count 8 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 08:53 AM PST with 14 Recommends
The rich always vote for themselves. They go for their self-interest, their tax breaks, their liability escapes (think Wall Street). Meanwhile, they’ve relentlessly instructed the non-rich that they ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Nov 04, 2014 at 04:11 AM PST with 6 Recommends
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by claytoonz
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Nov 03, 2014 at 09:11 AM PST with 11 Recommends
Is it possible for voter suppression efforts to work....too well? This year, many states are holding elections after multiple years of election neglect. What is election neglect? Find out more ...
by suzq
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Nov 03, 2014 at 01:56 AM PST with 13 Recommends
I was reading all the commentary and looking at the polls getting depressed, and I thought: how could people consider voting for some of these right-wing nut jobs. Then I realized I really didn't ...
by Kelroy
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2014 at 09:37 AM PST with 0 Recommends
This are two Facebook Groups I belong to: Democrats Only , the other Republicans Suck. This post really got to me! I dont' know how many people this person represents but its why we lose. Its ...
by Jamesleo
Comment Count 18 comments on Sat Nov 01, 2014 at 02:55 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Yesterday, it was "doom and gloom" Now its "Too close to call" Either a lot can happen in 24 hours or, Ariana Huffington is not the journalist I thought she is. The Huffington Post use to be good. ...
by Jamesleo
Comment Count 47 comments on Sat Nov 01, 2014 at 08:38 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
10 Toss-ups and Reasons All 10 Can Go Blue! 2014 is turning into a remarkable year for Senate Midterm elections. 10 toss-ups! Can you believe it? This is all despite weak job approval for ...
by unabashed liberal
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Oct 31, 2014 at 05:10 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
"There is a war being waged on women's rights." "100% of Senate Republicans voted against the Paycheck Fairness Act." "Politicians are making laws that put your body into their hands." "The ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2014 at 06:44 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
We are in battle with one of the worst Republican parties many have seen in a lifetime. Yet some Democrats/Liberals are choosing to step on each other, when we need solidarity more than ever. ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 357 comments on Wed Oct 29, 2014 at 02:39 AM PDT with 172 Recommends
This afternoon, I received an envelope containing my official 2014 Pennsylvania absentee ballot. I attend school and currently reside in Philadelphia but maintain my official residence at my parents ...
by dfsly
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Oct 28, 2014 at 09:02 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
After Joni Ernst snubbed the editorial board of the Des Moines Register, it's not surprising that the paper endorsed Bruce Braley for senate today. After a two paragraph pox-on-both-their-houses ...
by blugrlnrdst
Comment Count 57 comments on Sun Oct 26, 2014 at 11:40 AM PDT with 131 Recommends
This morning, the editorial boards of both the Louisville Courier-Journal and the Lexington Herald-Leader gave ringing endorsements of Alison Lundergan Grimes for the U.S. Senate. In addition to ...
by blugrlnrdst
Comment Count 92 comments on Sun Oct 26, 2014 at 09:23 AM PDT with 322 Recommends
My somewhat lazy, apathetic vote counts JUST AS MUCH as a very enthusiastic (and misguided) vote from an insane right-winger! And when I say "lazy" I mean that I voted while sitting on my couch (...
by FightingRegistrar
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Oct 26, 2014 at 12:26 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Attempting to predict the outcome of the November 4th midterm elections, political observers have scratched their heads at the behavior of the youngest US demographic segment, the Millennials. ...
by bobburnett
Comment Count 46 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2014 at 06:16 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
It's a Fox Greatest Hits (Special Midterm Edition/Vol 2014). Media watchdog, Media Matters, has been collecting snippets from 'Fair and Unbalanced' talking heads for over a decade. They recently ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 14 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2014 at 07:52 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
When I was a kid in the Bronx during the late 1940's and early 1950's I remember being told that there were certain parks and playgrounds we couldn't go to because we might catch whooping cough or ...
by RationalPolitics
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2014 at 03:00 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
The vast majority of politicians run in whatever direction will get them the most votes. Liberals will pretend to be conservatives on pivotal issues (knowing that their base will still vote for ...
by murphthesurf3
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Oct 21, 2014 at 10:47 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
Yesterday, the DSCC "pushed back" (a.k.a. did damage control) after word spread that they did not purchase any new television ad time on behalf of Allison Grimes in Kentucky's senate race. From ...
by blugrlnrdst
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Oct 16, 2014 at 09:49 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
From an article in Democracy Now This excepts are from "Democracy Now" Not a Right Wing Rag . Amy Good and Juan Gonzalez practice good journalism Even their critics acknowledge ...
by Jamesleo
Comment Count 36 comments on Thu Oct 16, 2014 at 05:02 AM PDT with 20 Recommends