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The Democratic Party had a good midterm last month, by any reckoning. Interestingly, Republican turnout (51 million House votes) was much higher ... Read full story here

Democrats And Their War On The Secret Ballot

The secret ballot hasn’t always been a staple of American politics, but it was wisely instituted by most states around the 1890s as a way to forestall voter fraud via intimidation, vote buying, and blackmailing. Since then, it’s become ubiquitous not just in the United States but in most democratic countries, and one of the first things most...

Beto O’Rourke poses growing threat to fellow Democrats with 2020 hopes | US news

Rarely has a candidate lost a statewide election in America and immediately been declared a major contender for the next presidential race. Beto O’Rourke, the congressman who fell just shy of defeating the Texas senator Ted Cruz, appears to be the exception and his 2020 prospects are already sending ripples through what promises to be a remarkable and intense...

Was it Hispanics' 'moral failure,' or was it the Democrats'?

Hispanics, it's no secret, star in the long-running hit about demography leading to a permanent governing majority for Democrats. The story line is well ... Read full story here

Michigan Dems could elect first black chair

Bankole Thompson Published 10:51 p.m. ET Dec. 16, 2018 Bankole writes: "Lavora Barnes, who served as the 2012 statewide director for Obama’s reelection, announced her candidacy last week."(Photo: Michigan Democratic Party)The Michigan Democratic Party is standing on the threshold of...

Letter: Democrats’ health care reform is poor policy | The Brattleboro Reformer

Editor of the Reformer,The Progressives/Democrats (Left) argued any health care reform must insure pre-existing conditions. It's an emotional argument and political trick to gain voter's attention. Ninety-six percent of people who buy insurance are currently insurable and only four percent have pre-existing conditions.Republicans are scared of the issue for fear of being accused of abandoning people. The real...

Dems, White House refuse to budge over border wall as Friday shutdown looms

The Trump administration Sunday reaffirmed the president's insistence that he would allow a partial shutdown of the federal government if Congress does not provide $5 billion to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, with senior adviser Stephen Miller calling it a "fundamental issue.""At stake is the question of whether or not the United States remains a sovereign country,"...

Democrats Call for Migrant ‘Child Prison’ to Be Shut Down

Photo: Andres Leighton (AP)A Texas “tent city” that was supposed to temporarily house a few hundred undocumented migrant children has swelled to a permanent “child prison” for thousands and needs to be shuttered, Democratic lawmakers said on Saturday.Democratic U.S. Reps. Beto O’Rourke and Judy Chu joined U.S. Sens. Mazie Hirono, Jeff Merkley, and Tina Smith in touring...

Romania party boss calls rival’s comment on EU post treason

BUCHAREST, Romania — The leader of Romania’s ruling party has asked a party colleague to press charges against the country’s president for saying Romania wasn’t prepared to assume the European Union’s rotating presidency. Social Democratic Party chairman Liviu Dragnea alleged Sunday that President Klaus Iohannis committed treason when he questioned Romania’s readiness for the EU presidency...

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Train wreck a-comin'

The Democratic Party had a good midterm last month, by any reckoning. Interestingly, Republican turnout (51 million House votes) was much higher ... Read full...

Democrats And Their War On The Secret Ballot

The secret ballot hasn’t always been a staple of American politics, but it was wisely instituted by most states around the 1890s as...

Beto O’Rourke poses growing threat to fellow Democrats with 2020 hopes | US news

Rarely has a candidate lost a statewide election in America and immediately been declared a major contender for the next presidential race. Beto O’Rourke,...

Was it Hispanics' 'moral failure,' or was it the Democrats'?

Hispanics, it's no secret, star in the long-running hit about demography leading to a permanent governing majority for Democrats. The story line is...

Michigan Dems could elect first black chair

Bankole Thompson Published 10:51 p.m. ET Dec. 16, 2018 ...

Letter: Democrats’ health care reform is poor policy | The Brattleboro Reformer

Editor of the Reformer,The Progressives/Democrats (Left) argued any health care reform must insure pre-existing conditions. It's an emotional argument and political trick to...

Dems, White House refuse to budge over border wall as Friday shutdown looms

The Trump administration Sunday reaffirmed the president's insistence that he would allow a partial shutdown of the federal government if Congress does not provide...

Democrats Call for Migrant ‘Child Prison’ to Be Shut Down

Photo: Andres Leighton (AP)A Texas “tent city” that was supposed to temporarily house a few hundred undocumented migrant children has swelled to...

Romania party boss calls rival’s comment on EU post treason

BUCHAREST, Romania — The leader of Romania’s ruling party has asked a party colleague to press charges against the country’s president...