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Friday Talking Points -- A Warning For Complacent Democrats

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.05.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Will Michelle Obama follow in Hillary's footsteps and eventually run for the Senate in Illinois? We certainly hope so.

Here's Why Establishment Democrats Just Repeatedly Broadcast That Party Unity Is 'Falling Apart'

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 07.15.2016 | Politics

The first email showed up around 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday promising readers a “FREE anti-Trump sticker” to celebrate Bernie Sanders’ endorsement of ...

Republican Unity

Jeff Danziger | Posted 06.16.2016 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Hillary Embarks Upon Operation 'Democratic Party Unity'

Rich Rubino | Posted 06.13.2016 | Politics
Rich Rubino

Political parties are at a comparative advantage when they unify behind their Presidential nominee. Predictably, supporters of the presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton will do everything possible to heal the chasm with the progressive left.

Bernie Sanders for Senate Democratic Leader

Conan Neutron | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
Conan Neutron

The votes are in. Hillary Clinton is going to be the nominee for President for the United States. Rather than fracture a Democratic Party that so desperately needs unity right now to face down the threat of Donald Trump, I suggest Bernie Sanders be the next Senate Democratic Leader of the United States of America.


Chris Weigant | Posted 05.23.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

PUMAs, for those who have forgotten the 2008 Democratic primary race, were the supposedly-numerous Hillary Clinton supporters who refused to back Barack Obama. The name stood for "Party Unity My Ass!" which was also their rallying cry. This year, they may be replaced by the "Bernie Or Bust!" crowd, or (to coin a neologism) the BOBs.

Whoever Wins The Democratic Primary Is Responsible For Party Unity

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.20.2016 | Politics

So, that happened. As you may have heard, for the first time in the storied history of Las Vegas, plans went awry. Last weekend, the Nevada Democratic...

The End Of Hillary Clinton's 2008 Campaign

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.27.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Hillary Clinton worked for party unity, but only after a very hard-fought and contentious primary season. I offer these reminders up, because now she finds herself in the opposite role. And it seems like everyone's memory has gone fuzzy when recalling the final two months of the 2008 race.

Chicago 1968... Cleveland 2016?

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.06.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Could this be the year when Republicans see some sort of replay of what the Democrats went through in 1968?

Donald Trump Is No 'Good Soldier'

Rich Rubino | Posted 08.24.2016 | Entertainment
Rich Rubino

Trump is proving that he is not a "good soldier" for the Republican Party. Ironically, This may actually help him with grassroots conservatives and Independent voters who themselves are conservatives first and Republicans second.

Can Britain's Conservative Landslide Cross the Pond?

Julianne Shinto | Posted 05.11.2016 | Politics
Julianne Shinto

The victory hangovers have yet to wear off for my colleagues in the U.K. But my U.S. counterparts are already asking, "How can we replicate the sweeping conservative victory here, in the States?" I have the answer and I haven't been quiet about it in the least.

Like Rockefeller, Jeb Bush Will Pay a Political Price

Steven Kurlander | Posted 08.18.2012 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

Just as Rockefeller predicted, over the last half century the GOP has evolved into a party characterized by dangerous social -- and now fiscal -- extremism, masked in a cloak of apparent respectability.

Let's Be Blue -- A Plea for Partisanship

Bill Folman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Folman

Yes, yes, I know we are all a bunch of enlightened, Obama-style post-partisans, and isn't that wonderful -- but we are missing an opportunity here.

Cecilia and Identity Politics

Carrie Tuhy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Carrie Tuhy

I don't know if Cecilia is ready to throw her support to Obama yet--she was too busy preparing for pre-school for me to ask this morning--but I think she'd be inspired by his life story.

Media Hype over Clintoniacs in Need of a Pair of Glasses

Bart Motes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bart Motes

Note: This post was written by a great friend, Hans Laursen. During the primaries, Hans was as passionate in his support of Hillary Clinton as I was o...

A Historical Perspective On Divided Democratic Conventions

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Don't buy into the media narrative that this is some sort of "divided party" -- because today's Democrats aren't. All true Democrats are pulling hard to defeat the legacy of George W. Bush.

To My Fellow Hillary Supporters: Why We Must Unify Behind Obama

Larry Hirsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Hirsch

If we want to enhance Hillary's legacies we must join her on the campaign trail for Barack Obama. Our country needs a Democratic president -- our future depends on it.

Together Again: Hillary And Barack Plan Joint Appearance Next Week In DC

New York Daily News | Michael Saul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton will join Barack Obama for a joint appearance in Washington next week to persuade her donors to begin giving to the Democrats' nominee...

Hoppin' the Hillary Bandwagon

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

All this fawning, hypocrisy and phoniness over Hillary is making me want to puke. What is it about Democrats and bandwagons? This one is so full it's about to tip.

Pennsylvanians Revel In The "Bitter" Truth

Laura J. Mansfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Laura J. Mansfield

"Bitter? No, why should I be bitter? I'm an American." That's how they were feeling after the Obama rally in Harrisburg, PA, today, the week of the primary. "Not Bitter, no. I'm reinvigorated!"