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Democratic and Republican Ideologies Undergo Dramatic Role Reversal

Rich Rubino | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Outliers who get elected are also usually the most electorally vulnerable in that they invariably represent states and Congressional districts inhospitable to their party's ideology. The Republican Party, once the liberal party is now the conservative Party.

Roby Out Raises Bright In Last Days of Campaign

Matthew Givens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew Givens

Campaign finance records filed with the FEC show that Republican Martha Roby has gained a commanding lead in fundraising momentum, especially during ...

Blue America: Down the Home Stretch

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

You may have read about Blue America's radio buy in Bobby Bright's Alabama district earlier in the week. Congressman Bright didn't like the idea of a ...

Obama Endorsement Still Better Than Bill Clinton Endorsement, Research Shows

Michael Maslansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Maslansky


Alabama 2nd Congressional District Recap

Matthew Givens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew Givens

Alabama's 2nd Congressional District had been held by the GOP for more than 40 years until 2008, when Democrat Bobby Bright beat his opponent Jay Love...

Bobby Bright Losing Ground In Alabama

Matthew Givens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Matthew Givens

Newly released poll results and political analysis by the New York Times indicate that Republican Martha Roby is gaining momentum and may be pulling a...

Two House Democrats Openly Campaign Against Pelosi

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Wednesday, Rep. Jim Marshall (D-Ga.) became the second congressional Democrat to signal will not vote in favor of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi keepin...

Ryan Grim

Bobby Bright Is First Dem Incumbent To Say He Won't Back Pelosi For Speaker (VIDEO) | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Bobby Bright, a Democrat from Alabama, became the first House Democrat to definitively say that he will not vote to make Nancy Pelosi the Speaker of t...

Arianna To Progressives, Middle Class: Obama's Not That Into You

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show" Wednesday night to discuss Democrats running from their own party and platform in their reelectio...

Time for the Pundits to Take a Deep Breath -- Why Democrats Will Not Be Routed In November

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

In 1994 Democrats were caught flat-footed by the GOP onslaught -- completely unprepared to mount a defense. This year there is a danger that the opposite will be true -- that fear and defeatism turn into self-fulfilling prophesies.

Friday Talking Points [136] -- Girding For Battle

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The battle looms. It is, in fact, right over a hill right in front of us. So, are Democrats girding their loins for the fight, and roaring their def...

Bobby Bright Speculates About Nancy Pelosi's Death: She 'Might Get Sick And Die'

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While it might be politically popular among Republicans to bash House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, one Democrat may have crossed a line. Alabama Rep. Bobb...

Congress Hack Attack: House Member Web Sites Hacked With Anti-Obama Language

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Several House members had their websites hacked overnight after President Obama's State of the Union Address. Around 6:30 a.m. Eastern, the sites of J...

Cantor & Nazism; H1N1 & Wall Street; Billionaires for Wealthcare

Mike Stark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Stark

I spent the day on the Hill interviewing Representatives about Wall Street and how they were able to jump the line to get the H1N1 flu vaccine before pregnant women and children.

Republicans Fiddle with Abortion While America Burns

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

The Republican strategy sounds like the demon child of Mao's Cultural Revolution and Stalin's five-year plans: a criminal intolerance of social differences combined with an outrageously failed economic policy.

2008 Alabama CD-02 General Election:
Love (R) vs Bright (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AL-02: Love vs Bright