Robert Creamer: Lessons From the Massachusetts Defeat
The Massachusetts Senate race is a watershed event that has enormous implications for this political year. The media is making it a referendum on Obama and health care reform. But that interpretation is just flat wrong.
Dylan Loewe: Saving Health Care After Coakley
There is no sympathy to be had for Coakley. She should be deeply, deeply ashamed. But there is an option that could result in a health care bill that's better than it would have been had Coakley not lost Ted Kennedy's seat for the Democrats.
Cenk Uygur: Should Tim Kaine Be Fired?
You could have dismissed Virginia as leaning conservative and New Jersey as unique in their anger at Corzine. But there is no excuse for Massachusetts, and three is an undeniable trend. Is it fair to blame that problem on Kaine?
Ben Wyskida: How to Lose the Congress in 2010
A campaign with a bad message doesn't stand a chance, and the Democrats' plan to run on a platform of "don't rewind the clock to the Bush era" in 2010 is lackluster and uninspiring.
Mike Lux: A Question of Character
Democrats face the ultimate test of character: do we have the courage to head into the wind of the pontificating pundits and the culture-of-caution Democrats, and deliver the real change American voters are asking for?
Robert Scheer: What Massachusetts Got Right
Obama's opportunistic search for win-win solutions to our health care concerns and our larger economic problems is leading to a lose-lose outcome for the president and the country.
James Boyce: Today in Massachusetts
The activist part of the Massachusetts Democratic Party are really disgusted with what they see as the failure of the Democrats in Washington to do anything.