But all is not a bed of roses in the land of the Dems. With less than two months to go before the next Congress is sworn in, we still don’t know who the new Speaker of the House will be. That’s because there’s a growing insurgency among some of the freshman class and a few incumbents to oust Nancy Pelosi from her leadership perch. -Peter Fagen … Read More Pelosi’s Moment of Truth
At this past Wednesday’s “press conference” at the White House, CNN’s Jim Acosta, PBS’s Yamiche Alcindor and National Urban Radio’s April Ryan were verbally assaulted by Donald Trump for having the nerve to ask tough questions of him and demand he answer them. Later that day, Acosta had his press credentials revoked after a doctored… Read More It’s Time To Revoke Trump’s Press Credentials
The dust is still settling on last night’s election results, but for now here’s what we know: 1. Democrats have secured more than enough seats to retake the majority in the House of Representatives; 2. Republicans have added to their majority in the Senate (though at present there are still a couple of races that… Read More A Tale of Two Countries
From the start it was clear that Democrats had set their sights on the House. The field of candidates was diverse and strong, a stark contrast from previous election cycles. And, surprisingly, their messaging was disciplined. They ran on ostensibly two issues: healthcare and legislative oversight on the executive branch.… Read More A Tale of Two Countries
It’s all on you, people. Two days from now, millions of people will go to the polls and decide which party is best fit to run the country. On the one side, we have a president who is shamelessly dividing a nation with the most reckless rhetoric I’ve ever heard in my lifetime. On the… Read More Get Out and Vote!
America, we cannot let this be our epitaph. We cannot let this carnival barker define us. Even now, as I write these words, Trump is holding another rally – this one in Wisconsin – to whip his base into a frenzy. … Read More America, We Cannot Let This Be Our Epitaph
And here’s the rub: Warren didn’t need to do this. She’s an outstanding senator with a track record most politicians would be jealous of. Why on earth she would take Trump’s bait is beyond me.… Read More Elizabeth Warren Falls Into the Rabbit Hole