Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tag: midterm elections

Addressing redeemable Trumpers: Offsetting the Blarney, upping midterm pressure

The electoral field, thanks to history’s most vulnerable president, is wide open – handing the left a great opportunity for a stunning harvest.

After an ‘educator spring,’ teachers storm elections

“Angry educators are flooding down-ballot races.”

A socialist woman of color just turned the entire Democratic Party...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s shocking upset is the surest sign yet that the Democratic Party’s future lies in its left flank – and in challenging capitalism head-on.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on why she wants to abolish ICE and upend...

In an interview, the left primary challenger discusses everything from how Democrats have failed to protect working class interests to the need for a Marshall plan for Puerto Rico and why her democratic socialist message is catching on.

‘Progressive’ Democrats need to reconnect with the American people; regain their...

Progressive Democrats must make the restoration of this government to one “Of the people, by the people and for the people” their main objective.

Despite prosecutor’s attempts to stop her, Georgia woman keeps registering voters

Jim Crow endures in Georgia as voter suppression efforts persist across the state. But get-out-the-vote activists are undaunted.

California’s low turnout suggests voters need a better reason to show...

Still, there are signs of progress that could lead to increased turnout come November, including 1,800 women running for federal and state offices.

Candidates backing Medicare For All come out victorious in primaries

Candidates supporting Medicare For All are beating their party-backed opponents in both red and blues states.

Voter turnout is everything

Voter turnout will determine who wins control of Congress next November, and who becomes president in 2020. Turnout is everything.

West Virginia teachers help vote out longtime foe of state’s unions

The teachers handed Republican state Sen. Robert Karnes his defeat as many participated in the GOP primary.

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Straw poll shows Sanders in the lead with environment and healthcare as top priorities

“While a lot will change between today and the first contests next year...there is no doubt that, in 2020, Democrats are better positioned to nominate an unapologetic champion for progressive values for President than we’ve been in decades.”

Putting out a Garbage Fyre: How reproductive rights advocates countered a week long anti-choice...

“What it’s about is reproductive and pregnancy outcomes and valuing them all...We need to be a society that values that decision for you because we’re a society that values healthy outcomes."

Trump, go back where you came from

Don't let this presidential pickpocket use cruel verbal assaults to distract you from the truth.

Trump campaign is selling plastic straws to ‘make straws great again’

"Now you can finally be free from liberal paper straws that fall apart within minutes and ruin your drink."

How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...