Rep. Wasserman Schultz can save the day by evolving from being a shill for the Obama administration and the substandard leadership of Nancy Pelosi and congressional Democrats, into a visionary who can redefine the party's message and mission to capture the hearts and minds of American voters who are tired of ineffective governance in Washington.
By committing to the fundamental nature of the right to vote, our political leaders can instead focus on what they should do in elections: trying to earn votes from eligible voters, rather than trying to game voter eligibility and access.
I understand not speaking out on certain issues before their time. But this passage in Axelrod's book seems to have no purpose other than to try to sell more books, and it definitely could lead to questions about what Obama really thinks about a host of other issues.
As February is Black History Month, I am highlighting African-American women who have made significant contributions to the economy and culture of the United States.
After five years at the helm it's time the governor stops blaming others for our problems. It's time he comes home to do the job he was elected to do. If he can't do it here in New Jersey, he certainly can't get it done in Washington.
With its whirlwind of parties, politicking and press, a political convention is not as big as, say, the Olympics, but financially and symbolically it's important to the city nonetheless.
Leave him up there as a glaring symbol of what your party stands for. Let Americans know who you support. Who you defend. Who you reward with power. Who you call a "man of character."
I don't normally concern myself with where the party holds its nominating convention. Normally it doesn't matter much at all. I think this year might be a little different. I think it actually does matter for 2016.
Four FEC Commissioners last week provided yet another example of the urgent need to replace the FEC with a real campaign enforcement and oversight agency.
"You know, those rumors about you and lady friends ... they won't do you a bit of harm." Former President Art Hockstader to presidential candidate Wi...
We, Americans are a unique people. The majority of us come from somewhere else, and many of us grew up in households where we were exposed to a variety of cultures.
As one of the majority of Americans who voted for him twice, I am happy and proud that our president is this extraordinary, deepest thinking, coolest-headed, and tempered-spirit.
As a 1974 high school junior, I couldn't envision that a day would come 10 years later where I would join Hart's initial 1984 insurgent presidential campaign challenging establishment candidate VP Walter Mondale.
You can't win in electoral politics unless you do what Wasserman Schultz is criticized for doing. You just have to look like you're not doing those things. Everyone in politics knows that.
Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, underway this week in New York City, underscores the potential benefits of New York's proposed hosting of the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
This question of citizenship and political representation is as important today as it was then -- yet the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party is not even mentioned in many major U.S. history textbooks.