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Democratic Strategy

Dems Did It to Themselves

Rick Horowitz | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Hey, Candidates: How'd that whole "Abandoning Obama" thing work out for you?

A GOP Wave? Thank the Democrats' Cave!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 12.25.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Election Night forecast: It won't be pretty. Here's part of why...

Jason Linkins

James Carville's Midterm Advice To Dems: Basically, Hope For The Best | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

The last time I recall famed Democratic strategist James Carville reacting to some special elections and responding with advice, it was September 2011...

Learn To Tell A Story

Stuart Connelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stuart Connelly

I am watching my six-year-old daughter in the saddle, working a mare out during perhaps her third horseback-riding lesson. The ring is open oval, with...

Vulnerable House Dems Declare Their Independence

AP | CRISTINA SILVA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

LAS VEGAS — Rep. Dina Titus has been a loyal soldier in pushing the Democrats' ambitious agenda, voting for health care legislation, extended un...

A Winning Democratic Message

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine


What Is the First Rule for Democratic Success in November?

Robert Creamer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Creamer

The first rule for Democratic success this November is the immutable iron law of politics: if you're on the defense you're losing. Who ever is on the offensive almost always wins elections.

Progressive's Advice for Obama: 'Jettison' Your Economic Team

The Nation | Katrina vanden Heuvel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Election results rarely have a single explanation. Yet it's pretty clear that Scott Brown's special election win in a state that last sent a Republic...

A Man of Peace Pushed Too Far: Yelling "Liar" in a Crowded Theater

Pete Cenedella | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Pete Cenedella

The people want a blockbuster in broad strokes, not a lengthy discussion of policy or a footnoted freakin' laundry list of the other side's missteps.

Sam Stein

"Red State" Democrats Dispute Clinton's Spin | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Officials at several state Democratic Parties are taking exception and disagreed with statements by Sen. Hillary Clinton that seemingly write off the ...