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You Hustled It, You Bought It - Is This the Dawn of a New Political Alliance in Red States Mississippi's Thad Cochran survived his Senate primary runoff by a hair last night, in large part due to ...
by Partisan Hack
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Jun 25, 2014 at 08:49 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
In the name of “compromise,” Senator Joe Manchin went on Morning Joe and called for a “Simpson Bowles template” to fix the government shutdown / debt ceiling debacle. In doing so, Manchin ...
by S Kitchen
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Oct 14, 2013 at 08:23 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The Chicago Tribune reported today that Miguel Diaz has resigned as the United States' ambassador to the Vatican. One of the names being floated as his replacement is Congressman Dan Lipinski of ...
by louisxiv
Comment Count 39 comments on Thu Jan 10, 2013 at 07:01 AM PST with 6 Recommends
This is now several days old, but I hadn't seen it diairied yet. Congressman Mike McIntyre has held on to beat David Rouzer in the redrawn 7th Congressional district that includes Wilmington, NC. ...
by jerakami
Comment Count 14 comments on Mon Nov 19, 2012 at 01:43 AM PST with 19 Recommends
This is the kind of message that needs to be shown in my home district (PA-18). His first ad was too blue-doggish for me, but please talk more about Social Security and where the money goes after ...
by musicsleuth
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Oct 01, 2012 at 08:37 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Uploaded with ImageShack.us So I normally don't donate to Blue Dogs because even though I like that our party is a big tent party and we can legitimately make that argument, I do have my limits. ...
by poopdogcomedy
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Sep 12, 2012 at 11:17 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
In an effort to fulfill his destiny as the Southern Joe Lieberman, Artur Davis has accepted a speaking role at the upcoming GOP Convention. Former congressman Artur Davis, who officially seconded ...
by justmy2
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Aug 16, 2012 at 08:38 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Last night was not fun. In Illinois, progressive congressional candidate Ilya Sheyman lost to Brad Schneider by 8% -- 47% to 39% -- while other candidates got 14% of the vote. Honestly, a lot of ...
by BoldProgressives
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Mar 21, 2012 at 02:41 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Remember, as long as someone is a Democrat, it is much better to support them without question. A Democrat in office is always better than a Republican, even if they act like a Republican. At ...
by justmy2
Comment Count 22 comments on Sun Jan 01, 2012 at 04:56 AM PST with 20 Recommends
A common sentiment around here is that a Democrat can win anywhere, and I mean ANYWHERE, as long as we articulate what we are for. If we are proud of our liberalism, then we can win any race we try ...
by thematt523
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Nov 22, 2011 at 01:05 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Cross-posted at Minnesota Progressive Project . A bit of this gets Minnesota-centric, but it's broadly ...
by ericf
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Nov 02, 2011 at 08:48 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
Corporations have taken over all three branches of government. WE THE PEOPLE must unite, fight strategically, and get our country back. It won't be quick, but here's a skeleton roadmap. First ...
by Imzaa
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Aug 01, 2011 at 06:45 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Maybe I haven't been looking closely enough. Or maybe I'm overinterpereting the importance of this. Either way, it seems like it should be shared. There is something called the Blue Dog ...
by WePartyPatriots
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Jun 21, 2011 at 04:22 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Cecil Bothwell, a member of the Asheville City Council, has declared that he will challenge Rep. Heath Shuler in the Democratic Primary in 2012.
by cultjake
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue May 10, 2011 at 10:06 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
I am not sure I really get it. What is so new about the Tea Party? The more I listen to these people, the more they simply sound like the radical right wing of the Republican Party that has been ...
by mckevin
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Apr 21, 2011 at 03:38 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
When the Democrats came to power in 2006, everyone was sure there was going to be some challenging of George W. Bush’s policies. Surely there would be hearings! Surely there would be a check ...
by Hysteria
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Nov 16, 2010 at 08:52 PM PST with 6 Recommends
All these diaries about whether Obama is a Blue Dog or not are beside the point. At bottom, it's really not about his politics, but rather about his personality. His politics will depend ...
by accumbens
Comment Count 152 comments on Wed Nov 10, 2010 at 08:48 AM PST with 1 Recommend
[http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2010/11/9/919204/-Oh-no!-Obamas-a-Blue-Dog-(or-whatever)! Bob] talk about ignorance Bill Clinton was [http://www.house.gov/melancon/BlueDogs/ Blue Dog] - ...
by disrael
Comment Count 10 comments on Wed Nov 10, 2010 at 08:16 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Good lord, people, get a hold of yourselves. Mini-update He may or may not be a "Blue Dog" by definition, but my point is he is not, and never has been, a liberal.
by Bob Johnson
Comment Count 862 comments on Tue Nov 09, 2010 at 06:27 PM PST with 390 Recommends
No way, Third Way. Democrats need to stand up for and aggressively pursue Democratic values. We did not lose this election because of the people who voted against us. We lost this ...
by greywolfe359
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Nov 05, 2010 at 11:59 AM PDT with 6 Recommends