The first Federal government shut down in 17 years. The prospect of the first ever default on our nation's debt. Why can't our political parties compr...
We are not delusional or naive enough to expect that getting to maybe will be an easy task. We recognize that over the past few years, compromise in Congress has become an oxymoron and bipartisanship a dirty word.
With great fanfare, we recently said goodbye to two female media icons, Oprah Winfrey and Meredith Vieira. As they retired from their current roles on television, I wondered if others admired their farewells as much as I did.
Perhaps President Abraham Lincoln's famous words of hope for a "... government of the people, by the people, for the people..." will yet ring true again -- with a little help from Russ Feingold and his growing movement.
In each of two new films being shown at Frameline's 35th San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, a man who has been in a relatively stable and loving relationship finds his life upended by petty lies and stupid moves.
Anthony Weiner wanted to get off, while Evan Bayh wants to get rich. Weiner serviced himself in public, while Bayh's abusing his public service. Guess which one will be a pariah in Washington and which will still attend all the right parties?
In the undeniably partisan climate of today's American political scene, the idea of Democrats and Republicans coming together definitely seems novel and different. But was it really?
A workable centrism needs to develop from ordinary people, not political insiders. Unfortunately, most people who succeed, or even survive, in politics do so by becoming insiders.
The Blue Dogs are right about campaign strategy in some conservative districts -- but they greatly overstate their case. Granularity is usually lost in our political narrative, and the numbers suggest subtle, diverging politics.
So, where should Democrats go next? How about to the three economic initiatives where bipartisan support is achievable and which would go a long way to putting some real juice in our now jobless recovery?
Indiana's election results can also be expanded to teach Democrats nationally a lesson about the political landscape and the future of the party itself. Here are 3 examples from Tuesday of how Dems can save the party by moving further to the left.
The establishment media has, thus far, allowed the deficit hypocrites to screech about fiscal responsibility one moment, and then frantically work behind closed doors in the next to ensure the deficit continues to inflate.
In a message posted to Facebook Saturday evening, the Indiana Young Democrats issued a statement of support for the Stonewall Democrats abstention fro...
While I've written about Ellsworth's anti-gay voting record and positions as well as his lack of support in progressive circles, with Bayh's backing and lots of arm twisting, Ellsworth became the official nominee last night.
Welcome to Bilerico Project, Blue Indiana and the Huffington Post's liveblog of the 2010 Indiana Democratic Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner. Feel free t...
Just a quick note to say that Thomas Cook from Blue Indiana and I will be liveblogging Indiana's Jefferson-Jackson Day dinner tonight for Bilerico Pro...