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It's pretty clear to me that Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid hates democracy, at least within the Democratic Party, and that he at least tacitly supports the destruction of Social Security. I'm ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Mar 06, 2015 at 03:11 PM PST with 12 Recommends
2 large, corporate owned newspapers are available throughout Wisconsin, The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and The Wisconsin State Journal. Both endorsed Scott Walker both in 2010 and during the recall. ...
by Puddytat
Comment Count 107 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2014 at 01:03 PM PST with 305 Recommends
The Chicago Sun-Times, historically the "Democratic" newspaper in Chicago, will endorse Republican candidate for Governor of Illinois Bruce Rauner. However, Rauner himself owned a 10% stake in ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Oct 17, 2014 at 11:09 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Hi everyone. This is Patricia Maher, the Democratic candidate running in NY-2 against Peter King. The campaign has been going very well and before I answer the questionnaire for why the Daily Kos ...
by Patricia Maher For Congress
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Sep 18, 2014 at 09:30 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Democracy For America announced its endorsement of Tim Sheridan for Congress in California's 42nd Congressional District earlier this year as a "€œforward looking leader who will fight to ensure ...
by Sheridan for Congress CA 42
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Aug 18, 2014 at 08:40 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
"You see the red? That's the Republicans. They're lower than us by a lot. But guess what. That line, it waves up and down, but it's pretty steady. Don't you think so? Look at our line. It looks like ...
by ericf
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat May 03, 2014 at 11:26 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
I just wanted to take a minute to say thank you to the Daily Kos community for your ...
by Daylin Leach
Comment Count 24 comments on Thu May 01, 2014 at 10:18 AM PDT with 96 Recommends
cross-posted at MN Progressive Project , with some editing for non-Minnesotans h/t Daily Kos Elections . The Tom Emmer campaign has released internal poll results for the Republican primary showing ...
by ericf
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Apr 24, 2014 at 01:30 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
On Tuesday, the Progressive Change Campaign Committee who helped propel Elizabeth Warren into the Senate, endorsed Sen Brian Schatz (D-HI). The PCCC has 4,285 local Hawaii members and nearly 1 ...
by Karen from Maui
Comment Count 5 comments on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 12:56 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Silly idioms aside, seemingly re-energized by the announcement that Rep. Gerlach is not running for re-election, Dr. Manan Trivedi officially is pursuing the District 6 seat for a 3rd time. (Trivedi ...
by SpringCityPADem
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Feb 24, 2014 at 11:36 PM PST with 4 Recommends
I just wanted to put up a quick post because this is a big deal. Jon received the endorsement of the Victory Fund, a major national supporter of LGBT candidates. The Victory Fund only endorses ...
by ScottSolomon
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Jan 21, 2014 at 04:28 PM PST with 3 Recommends
Cross-posted from The Prairie Badger Personally, I think that Mary Burke, a member of the Madison School Board who is currently running against Republican Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker as a ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun Oct 13, 2013 at 11:58 PM PDT with 7 Recommends
My son and I have been invited to speak at the Sierra Club endorsement of John Liu for NYC mayor on City Hall steps Sept. 3rd, 1-2 PM. Some background. I have been a political activist since ...
by mole333
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Sep 02, 2013 at 02:33 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
Mortal blow to his opponent in a state where every candidate backed by both labor and environment wins. In a setback to Colleen Hanabusa's ambitions to primary progressive Senator Brian Schatz, the ...
by Karen from Maui
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Sep 01, 2013 at 12:33 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
cross-posted at MN Progressive Project . For non-Minnesota readers, the incumbent DFL (Democratic Farmer Labor Party) Secretary of State (SOS) Mark Ritchie isn't running for reelection, leaving an ...
by ericf
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 08:33 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
If you're wondering how an overt right-wing extremist like Gov. Paul LePage (R-ME) could get elected in Maine, it's because, in 2010, he received 38.3% of the vote in a race where three other ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 4 comments on Sun Jun 16, 2013 at 04:06 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
Crossposted from Hillbilly Report. Rand Paul is moving ahead with his 2016 Presidential campaign right on schedule. Next stop, South Carolina. Yes, today Paul is making his presence felt in one of ...
by RDemocrat
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Apr 30, 2013 at 01:04 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
I give up on my opposition to the "Draft Schweitzer" movement that is being organized by DailyKos and other progressive organizations. While Schweitzer is progressive on some issues, such as health ...
by DownstateDemocrat
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 07:37 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
The Barnstable Senior Center in Hyannis was packed Saturday when Ed Markey made his Cape Cod debut as a candidate for John Kerry’s US Senate seat. He was welcomed with standing ovations and ...
by 51percent
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Feb 25, 2013 at 06:41 AM PST with 9 Recommends
You may remember a mention of the Simon-Rest Committee on Caucuses and Endorsement in this video where DFL Chair Ken Martin explains the DFL Party, which is the Democratic Party in Minnesota: On ...
by ImpeccableLiberalCredentials
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed Nov 14, 2012 at 06:17 AM PST with 2 Recommends