Because Hillary needs to win the general election support of Sanders voters, the Clinton team allowed the Bernie supporters to write much of the Democratic Platform. The result was a progressive victory.
Hillary Clinton’s decision to pass over populist Democrat Elizabeth Warren to name Virginia Governor Tim Kaine (dubbed “Vanilla Nic...
2016 will be different. First, more voters will be coming to the polls because of the Presidential election. Second, they will be better educated because there is now a blacklist of the most heinous vote-against-the-public, vote-for-the-funders offenders.
Can Klobuchar and Blunt for one time, just for one time inform themselves about international adoption as it plays out in the real world and not on the happy stage as it is set up and decorated by saviors, believers, deceivers, legal and illegal business people.
Terrorists use the media to communicate with their followers, recruits and potential targets. The Western media is only too willing to be used. ISIS ...
Hillary Clinton staggered out of the worst week of her 2016 presidential campaign with a three percent lead over Donald Trump. Nonetheless, it's likely she will move forward to a resounding victory in November. Here's what Hillary needs to do.
These are exciting political questions, eliciting no shortage of educated guesses and snarky tweets. But what's harder to find is real data. The public polling -- while not flawed -- ultimately just measures underlying partisanship or the hard ID of the different candidates.
For Bill Clinton, the political stars were aligned perfectly in his favor in 1992. The Democratic Party and the country were ready to gravitate to a centrist who would challenge traditional liberal orthodoxy. Contrariwise, Hillary is swimming against the political tide.
A struggle over the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) is taking place within the 187-member Democratic Party platform committee as they gather in Orlando to hammer out the details of the previously approved draft.
A half-century ago, there was a predictable quality to the way presidential nominees selected their running mates. They would do so at their nominati...
There's a big banking fight in front of us right now. It's a fight that could result in a huge win for families and a death knell for the predatory practices of an entire industry -- payday lending.
Although Bernie or Elizabeth would be the best choices, driving excitement on the trail and grassroots fundraising, and with their abilities to cut Trump to shreds, Hillary would be smart to look seriously at Chris Murphy (D-CT) as an alternative if neither of those work out.
As the stream of Republicans fleeing the Donald Trump candidacy becomes a flood, it does seem the appropriate metaphor to use -- the ships are leaving the sinking rat this time, not the other way 'round.
Senator Elizabeth Warren's recent speech on competition was compelling and well-delivered, showing her academic and political chops. To the surprise of many conservatives, she discussed her love of markets and her preference for market-based competition over regulation.
Depending on your politics, Warren may seem shrill, effective or, well, too effective. By some estimations, she would overshadow Clinton if added to the presumptive nominee's ticket. But if she is picked, look for Trump to pick Warren's equal.
With just over four months to go before the national elections, both Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump are limping into their party's conventions, which will be held later this month.