The Battle for the Senate

The fight to dislodge Donald Trump from the presidency has sparked unprecedented interest in the 2020 Democratic primary, drawing dozens of candidates,...

discovered 4 months ago on Rolling Stone via Yahoo News
John Nichols: Pocan's right: Trump is breaking the GOP brand

Congressman Mark Pocan, the Town of Vermont Democrat who co-chairs the Congressional Progressive...

discovered 4 months ago on Wisconsin State Journal
Bernie Sanders’ Strength With Latino Voters Threatens Joe Biden’s Coalition

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is threatening former Vice President Joe Biden's lead with Latino voters...

discovered 4 months ago on HuffPost via Yahoo News
Why the economy will not save Trump

Republicans are counting on a strong economy and energized base to re-elect President Trump. Economists who study such things agree but the major polls...

discovered 4 months ago on The Washington Times
Cory Booker is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how...

Who is Cory Booker? Family: Booker is not married but is dating actress and activist Rosario Dawson....

discovered 4 months ago on Business Insider via Yahoo News
Opinion | Why is Canadian political commentary so unimpressive? Blame weak voter data.

There exists no publicly available evidence suggesting LGBT rights, Scheer’s supposedly ambiguous...

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The Democratic Debates Are a Fantasy World

Presidents can’t wave a magic wand and make single-payer insurance happen. Voters deserve to know how the 2020 candidates would really govern. The next...

discovered 4 months ago on The Atlantic
POLITICO’s 2020 election forecast

A new congressional map in North Carolina also eases Democrats’ path somewhat, pending a final resolution from the courts... big prize — the White House — is still too close ...

discovered 4 months ago on Politico
Who wins 2020? Predictions for Every Election & Key Races

Introducing POLITICO’s 2020 Election Forecast: ratings for every national contest, from all 538 votes in the Electoral College, down to the 435 House districts ...

discovered 4 months ago on Politico
POLITICO predicts the 2020 election

The 2020 forecast comes after a successful 2018: Of 435 House races, POLITICO only rated 22 as “toss-ups” and missed just three contests in which we...

discovered 4 months ago on Politico
Here's the plan to subvert the Electoral College without amending the Constitution

If you think the Electoral College should be scrapped because it sometimes results in getting a...

discovered 4 months ago on Boing Boing
Monday Letters to the Editor

▪ Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton by 14 percentage points in South Carolina during the 2016 presidential election. ▪ We didn’t necessarily vote for...

discovered 4 months ago on The State
When Republicans' hostility toward democracy gets overt

Donald Trump has spent much of his presidency promoting a map of the United States featuring...

discovered 4 months ago on MSNBC
Democrats' wins come with a warning sign: African American voters

Democrats are riding high after unseating GOP Gov. Matt Bevin in Kentucky and winning back...

discovered 4 months ago on NBC NEWS
The Republican Plot Against the Popular Will

Republicans have no shortage of tools to accomplish this. Partisan gerrymandering allows lawmakers to entrench themselves with highly favorable maps, a...

discovered 4 months ago on New Republic
Trump's well-oiled campaign has everything planned — except Trump

President Donald Trump fiddled for months with a 2020 election message that would be ready for...

discovered 4 months ago on MSN News
Our NJ political analysts recap the Murphy Midterms, lessons from Kentucky, and Trump’s public...

Can Americans still have a sensible and friendly political discussion across the partisan divide?...

discovered 4 months ago on NJ.com
Virginia Needs Electoral College Equivalent

Looking at a map of Virginia after the election, it is appalling that approximately 5% of the land mass of the state controls the electoral process. Virginia ...

discovered 4 months ago on The Harrisonburg Daily News-Record
Debunking two viral (and deeply misleading) 2019 maps

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin's all-but-certain loss and Democrats' takeover of the Virginia state House and Senate -- Republicans, from President Donald Trump on down, have sought to downplay the ...

discovered 4 months ago on CNN.com
Opinion | The Anti-Republican Trend

Democrats flipped the state House of Delegates and Senate in Virginia, which means they will control the entire state government for the first time in 25...

discovered 4 months ago on The Wall Street Journal
Perspective | The Democrats are moving left. Will America follow? 32 perspectives on the party’s...

You can see it in the policy positions being discussed and embraced by Democrats, many of which go...

discovered 4 months ago on Washington Post