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Bernie Sanders' Superdelegate-Flipping Strategy Is Doomed

Susan J. Demas | Posted 04.22.2017 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

Sanders lost big in New York. To clinch the nomination, he'd have to win roughly 60 percent of the remaining pledged (not super) delegates, with primaries in unfavorable states like Pennsylvania and Maryland looming. In other words, Sanders is now a complete long-shot.

Democrats Push Emergency Reform Bill To Prevent Another Flint Water Crisis

The Huffington Post | Tyler Tynes | Posted 03.17.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats led by their Michigan delegation are pushing to reform the states's emergency financial manager law in the wake of the F...

Here's What Congress Is Doing About Lead Pipes In Flint And Elsewhere

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 02.27.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress might soon take action to help cities avoid another water lead poisoning crisis like the one in Flint, Michigan. "We make certa...

Brenda Lawrence Wins Michigan Congressional Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Democrat Brenda Lawrence defeated Republican Christina Conyers in Tuesday's midterm election. Lawrence and Conyers were facing off to represent Mic...

Laura Bassett

These 5 Women Of Color Are Set To Make Congress A Little More Diverse | Laura Bassett | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

The U.S. Congress is a notoriously white, male and middle-aged legislative body. But the House of Representatives is expected to become a bit more div...

Obama Countdown; Clinton Spin: Press Release Tea Leaves

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

The delegate countdown is revealing on both sides. Clinton press releases portray a two-person race. Obama's portray the race as a solitary time trial. In any case, he'll reach the number Tuesday.