When Texas Governor Rick Perry suggested that Texas could secede back in April 2009, he was roundly mocked. But it turns out he was something of a trendsetter on the right.
For Democrats who value their Congressional majority, the 2009 Election results might suggest a need for caution in pursuing major new liberal initiatives until the deficit is brought down.
Why not reach Independents at a place where most people turn to when they are seeking more information? That is, online, through search engines.
It didn't take long for the anti-worker far right to try to spin the results of the 2009 elections as a mandate for their pro-corporate agenda.
If Sean Hannity truly wants to be the "great American" he claims to be, he can start by being truthful to his listeners and by not rooting for his supposedly beloved America to fail under the current leadership.
Back in 2001, conservative media figures were adamant. Democratic Party victories at the ballot boxes during the off-year elections had little national significance.
Deeds was nominated because he seemed "electable." Then he lost to McDonnell. This "electability test" has a damaging effect on political discourse and ultimate electoral success.
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The real picture is anything but rosy for the GOP. The truly big race, in upstate New York, handed them a humiliating defeat in a solidly red district, where a Democrat hasn't won the House seat in over 100 years.
What you won't hear the spinners crowing about is the shocking punch to the gut the GOP took in upstate New York's 23rd Congressional District, where a Democrat won for the first time in over 100 years.
Yesterday's vote on same-sex marriage in Maine was a referendum on our collective humanity, and we don't look so great today. But was it a loss for Obama? Certainly not.
Bill Clinton, why don't you call anymore? How about you Governor Tim Kaine? It's election day in Virginia and the silence is deafening. For over two m...
To lose badly in Virginia says more than Mr. Deeds was not a good candidate. It says that the president does not have any coat tails, at least not today.
If this election serves as a reminder that pandering to right wingers is not a successful electoral strategy -- then Deeds will have done even more good for Democrats than if he had won today.
If the Republican Party had half a mind, they would look at Palin's history of party divisiveness, polarization and destruction and take heed.
All the president's men know that a Republican sweep in New Jersey and Virginia will strike fear in the hearts of those swing state Democrats who now hold the future of health care in their sweaty moderate hands.