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The problem with Blue Dogs is that they're fundamentally obtuse, so smug and secure in their superiority that they're unable to adjust to shifting political realities.
by kos
Comment Count 63 comments on Wed Nov 24, 2010 at 03:10 PM PST with 0 Recommends
November 3rd is the first day of the next election cycle. So, let's talk a little strategy about what Progressives need to accomplish. To draw from the lessons of previous mistakes and losses, like ...
by jsamuel
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Nov 03, 2010 at 01:32 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
Yeah yeah, the papers are all talking about the deadly Republican Wave, the chilling rebuke to Obama and the Democratic agenda and progressivism and civil society as we know it. Oh no, the ...
by bluehen96
Comment Count 72 comments on Wed Nov 03, 2010 at 06:02 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
The nation's most unpopular senator still refuses to own up to her failures . Speaking to Arkansas Public Radio in ...
by kos
Comment Count 104 comments on Sat Oct 30, 2010 at 04:30 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
When I was at Netroots Nation on Thursday, I pointed out why a majority in the House of members with D’s next to their names isn’t as valuable as a majority populated by Better Democrats:
by Mac DAlessandro
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Jul 27, 2010 at 10:10 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Given the light shone on the White House's disdainful views of organized labor after the recent pyrrhic Lincoln primary victory in Arkansas, we may be reaching a critical, and potentially perilous ...
by Vtdblue
Comment Count 476 comments on Fri Jun 11, 2010 at 03:35 PM PDT with 57 Recommends
In the wake of Sen. Blanche Lincoln's narrow renomination over challenger Bill Halter, and the subsequent spat between the White House and organized labor, ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 156 comments on Fri Jun 11, 2010 at 07:40 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
It was a tough loss, 10,000 votes. Bill Halter might have even upset Blanche Lincoln in the primary run-off had his stronghold of Garland County not dropped the number of polling places from 42 to 2,
by PaulLoeb
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Jun 10, 2010 at 02:17 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
As a follow to my dairy yesterday, AFL-CIO: "Labor isn’...
by TomP
Comment Count 79 comments on Thu Jun 10, 2010 at 09:26 AM PDT with 32 Recommends
Cross-posted at Politics and Other Random Topics Before starting this little rant, I'd like to say ...
by NMLib
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 07:00 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
This was the letter I just posted on Organizing for America. Emanuel's reprehensible comments--like anyone couldn't figure out who the anonymous White house figure was--on unions after Blanche ...
by Hoomai29
Comment Count 27 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 01:10 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Hi, folks. This is Adam Green with the Progressive Change Campaign Committee. Stephanie Taylor, one of my co-founders, just sent out this email to our members. She's on a plane, so I wanted to share ...
by AdamGreen
Comment Count 375 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 12:08 PM PDT with 332 Recommends
You just threw away a Senate seat for no reason. Labor will save money this year because they won't have to spend any money in the Arkansas general election, whereas they would ...
by ShadowSD
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 11:56 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
It wasn't a bad idea for Labor groups to pour money into a primary challenge to ...
by Benintn
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 10:02 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I expected to just post a reply on some blog about Blanche Lincoln's "win" over Bill Halter. But that would not give this issue the visibility it cries for. I have been involved in the Election ...
by patginsd
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 09:53 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
I'll be honest. I was kinda agnostic about the Halter-Lincoln race. On the one hand, Blanche Lincoln clearly backstabbed the labor movement in 2009 and 2010 and some of her comments on ...
by psychodrew
Comment Count 74 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 09:37 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Blanche Lincoln’s victory or as some are calling upset over Bill Halter I think gives some important lessons to those who think you can come in and decide local elections by trying to ...
by Forgiven
Comment Count 57 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 08:10 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
Bill Halter lost last night by four percentage points ... It might as well have been 20. I am confused, angered, upset, but most of all just absolutely stunned. I just do not understand how over ...
by ekimsitruc
Comment Count 99 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 08:24 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Someone at the White House decided to call Politico's Ben Smith to say ...
by rbc
Comment Count 128 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 08:15 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Duh...however, THE REPUBLICAN PARTY IS NOT FOR WORKING FAMILIES OR LABOR! ...
by vinkeith
Comment Count 70 comments on Wed Jun 09, 2010 at 07:29 AM PDT with 0 Recommends