In a rousing speech to the cheering New York Democratic delegation here Thursday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo called New York the "progressive capital of the nation."
Democrats have made the arguments they needed to about the fundamental difference in values between the two parties. Now that the table is set, Joe Biden and Barack Obama need to finish the meal.
In the tale of two party conventions, Massachusetts Republicans will find their decades-long challenge.
Can you imagine the reaction on the right if an Obama-supporting Super PAC ran an ad featuring Canadians demanding higher taxes on the rich? Cries from the Fox News cabal about filthy foreigners tampering with the sacred trust of American elections would be positively deafening.
Photo Credit: Youth Radio By Malachi Segers You can’t spend much time at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina th...
Photo Credit: AYESHA WALKER/Youth Radio First Lady Michelle Obama takes center stage at the DNC. By Denise Tejada The day after Michelle Obama addr...
It's time for Jim Rogers and Duke Energy to dump ALEC. Thirty-eight major corporations have already left ALEC, so what is Duke waiting for? Mr. Rogers tells us that we'll know in "due time." That time is now.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu was kind enough to find time to address my questions on the city's response to Isaac, and the lessons learned from a Category 1 that lingered over the region for days.
Clinton's 48-minute national policy teach-in at the Democratic Convention in Charlotte endorsing President Obama's reelection may have been the greatest piece of political oratory of the 21st century so far.
The Democratic Party continues to be the party of hope and change, but not in the way you think. People are hopeful because this party represents the changing face of America. We are a different people now than we were in the 1800s, or even the 1900s, and we require a party that gets that, that reflects that.
Michelle Obama brought the WOW factor to the Democratic Convention. She spoke with style, sense and substance. She was beautiful and brilliant. She...
Where the conventions were once a confluence of ideas, it's no secret they have come to strive for spectacle, turning earnest debates for improving th...
Clinton's speech finally provided a clean answer to two questions the Democrats have had trouble answering: Are you better off today than you were four years ago? And how come Barack Obama didn't change Washington?
Clinton's magic, which is so woefully lacking in Obama, is his rapacious hunger for the spotlight and a genuine love of politics and politicians. Clinton absorbs it all like an addicted sponge, while Obama rejects it all like a saturated sponge.
What we saw on the convention floor in Charlotte was the real Democratic Party. It was hostile to religion and not very friendly to Israel. And that part is no joke.
I wrote and recorded this song for freedom fighters everywhere. It was inspired by Woody Guthrie's "This Land Is Your Land" and the simple phrase -- "it's about time" -- uttered by NYC-based filmmaker/video director Ernie Fritz about the Occupy movement.