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The 2014 elections produced many interesting and unusual results. A prime example of this involves the states of New Hampshire and Maine. New Hampshire is generally considered to be the most ...
by ProudNewEnglander
Comment Count 54 comments on Tue May 19, 2015 at 06:00 AM PDT with 29 Recommends
Part 1: the State Legislature This diary is the second part in my series of analyzing the 2014 election results in Maine. My first diary analyzed the state legislative results. This diary will look ...
by ProudNewEnglander
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Mar 31, 2015 at 06:26 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
The Democrats' 2014 election debacle left no room for doubt: Something is seriously wrong with the Democratic Party. Consider this: * In the 2013-4 Congress, Republicans violated ...
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2015 at 09:11 AM PST with 13 Recommends
This diary is the first in a series that will examine the 2014 election results in Maine. This diary will look at both houses of the state legislature. For each district, I will examine the voting ...
by ProudNewEnglander
Comment Count 13 comments on Fri Dec 12, 2014 at 07:00 AM PST with 10 Recommends
After giving some consideration to why Democrats may have done so badly in last November's elections, there are several faulty Democratic assumptions that have come to mind. Some of these were ...
by wdrath
Comment Count 56 comments on Thu Dec 11, 2014 at 09:02 AM PST with 19 Recommends
Hoo boy did we Democrats lose in 2014. Even pessimists were taken by surprise by how HARD the Democrats were slammed! Not only were all close races taken decisively by the GOP but even safely blue ...
by GirlMedic
Comment Count 16 comments on Fri Dec 05, 2014 at 01:31 AM PST with 5 Recommends
You've probably seen it mentioned before, but it bears repeating: There wasn't much good news for Democratic _candidates_ in the election several weeks ago, but there were a number of victories ...
by David Jarman
Comment Count 43 comments on Sun Nov 23, 2014 at 02:59 PM PST with 44 Recommends
Craig Barnes is an essayist, historian, lecturer, author, playwright, and radio host, who resides in Santa Fe, NM. This talk was given two days after the devastating elections on November 4, 2014. ...
by Craig Barnes
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 10:03 AM PST with 2 Recommends
In the wake of these midterm elections, the topic of the white working class vote has come up fairly often around here. One suggestion that was come up is for Democrats to embrace economic populism, ...
by DROzone
Comment Count 49 comments on Sun Nov 16, 2014 at 09:26 PM PST with 28 Recommends
There’s a rough consensus about why Democrats were pulverized in the midterm elections: losing Democratic candidates didn’t have a succinct positive message. To understand this problem, it’s ...
by bobburnett
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Nov 14, 2014 at 06:06 AM PST with 4 Recommends
The Washington Post reported yesterday that voter suppression laws are likely already deciding elections. Catherine Rampell writes that enough voters were turned away by the plethora of suppression ...
by Doctor Jazz
Comment Count 62 comments on Tue Nov 11, 2014 at 09:39 PM PST with 146 Recommends
Today, President Obama made his first major pronouncement in support of net neutrality, nearly six years into his term. My main question is, what took him so long?
by DarkScholar82
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 05:24 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Several issues have been bothering me since the November 4 elections… Perhaps a separate diary should be devoted to each of them. But I will try to compress them in this one post. So bear with me.
by Gaius Septimus
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 04:10 PM PST with 6 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
316 Million Americans. 215 Million eligible to vote (according to U.S. Census Bureau). 153 Million registered to vote. Some 62 million were declared unregistered or no longer registered by their ...
by Jeff Berry
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 02:11 PM PST with 13 Recommends
I don't know if this will work but it might. We know that in every election cycle, especially in the "Battleground States" or "Swing States, the mass media gets flooded with adds. Most people don't ...
by Jamesleo
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Nov 08, 2014 at 05:54 AM PST with 4 Recommends
The newly minted Georgia State House Representative for District 132 Bob Trammell. Several of you may recall my diary from May 23, 2014 ...
by TexDem
Comment Count 387 comments on Fri Nov 07, 2014 at 07:30 AM PST with 34 Recommends
In terms of pure horse race, the Democrats on Tuesday took an electoral drubbing, losing all the major races ...
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 433 comments on Sun Nov 09, 2014 at 09:00 AM PST with 83 Recommends
The analysis of the results can lead to call 2014 a Republican wave year, but looking at them carefully, this is not the impression that I have. There is not doubt that 2014 has been a year with a ...
by abgin
Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Nov 07, 2014 at 02:34 PM PST with 2 Recommends
The recent elections represent a defeat for not only the Democratic Party, but also the American people, particularly the middle and working classes. Here's how it happened...
by DarkScholar82
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 05:19 PM PST with 2 Recommends