Opinion: not embracing progressive policies is political suicide for the Democratic Party

Progressive climate justice group Sunrise Movement protests outside a government building. Photo credit: Sunrise Movement.
January 13, 2021

As Democrats across the country celebrated President-elect Joe Biden’s victory over Republican incumbent Donald Trump, many overlooked the substantial number of seats lost in the House of Representatives....

Congressional communications director discusses room for bipartisanship in the House of Representatives

Digitally modified photograph of members of the freshman class of Congress pose for a photo opportunity on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018.
February 27, 2019

After eight years in the minority, Democrats took control of the U.S. House of Representatives on November 6, 2018, flipping 39 seats. They now control 235 out of the 435 total voting seats. Calling the...

Midterm Madness V: What’s Next?

Midterm Madness V: What's Next?
December 20, 2018

What 2018 tells us about the Democrats’ 2020 strategy The conversation about the Democrats’ strategy to take on Trump in 2020 is centered on two types of swing states: the rust belt and the sun...

Midterm Madness Part IV: What Happened

Midterm Madness Part IV: What Happened
December 20, 2018

Democrats took the House and Republicans held the Senate, but so much more happened on Nov. 6. When the blue wave crashed down, the fundamental balance of power in dozens of states was shifted in ways...

Midterm Madness Part II: What to Know

Midterm Madness Part II: What to Know
October 25, 2018

Will the House of Representatives flip on Nov. 6? Are Democrats doomed in the Senate? In Part II of Midterm Madness, I will explain the various political battlegrounds of 2018 from a macroscopic view....

2018 midterms could double the number of African American governors in American history

Infographic displaying the disparity between the number African Americans in American and in Congress, especially amongst women. Source: census.gov.
October 22, 2018

Former NAACP leader Ben Jealous, former Georgia Assembly Minority Leader Stacey Abrams and former Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum are all running for Governor in Southern states in 2018. All of them are...

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