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Democrats Election

Finally, the Democrats Learn How to Fight

Carla Seaquist | Posted 09.04.2012 | Politics
Carla Seaquist

I just want a fight -- a decent defense of the Democratic agenda. And now we have it -- finally -- at the 11th hour: President Obama and Congressional Democrats are returning fire, pretty effectively. But is it too late?

Have Democrats Lost Faith In Faith-Based Outreach?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Daniel Burke Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) As Democrats conduct a grim postmortem on Tuesday's (Nov. 2) elections, some liberal leaders s...

The Party of Non-Voters -- Why Our Election Day Volunteering Matters More Than Ever

Paul Loeb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Loeb

These are people who would vote Democrat if they only got to the polls, which means it's up to the rest of us to convince them. We don't have to change their minds. We just have to get them to participate.

What Obama and the Democrats Have Not Done

Stanley Kutler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanley Kutler

Unlike the Democrats of 1934, Democrats now focus on their local campaigns and have failed to offer the nation a coherent message. They should have the microphone, but they do not.

Sam Stein

Plouffe: No Evidence That 'Professional Left' Flap Will Hurt Dem Turnout

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama's former campaign manager David Plouffe said on Thursday that he has seen no evidence that the White House's very high-profile fights ...

An Antidote to the 'Enthusiasm Gap': Good Organizing

Jeremy Bird | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeremy Bird

The past week alone has shown clear signs the enthusiasm-gap theory made popular by the chattering class is overblown.

Sam Stein

Axelrod: Abortion Will 'Certainly Be An Issue' In The Election

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

White House Senior Adviser David Axelrod said on Monday that the debate over abortion -- specifically, the extreme views of some Republican candidates...

Sam Stein

Kaine: Socialist Taunts Hurt Tea Party More Than Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DNC Chairman Tim Kaine took to the National Press Club on Wednesday to gloat about the showing of Democrats in primary contests the night before. In t...

Democrats Suddenly Thinking About Jobs Programs

Washington Post | Michael D. Shear and Paul Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats on Capitol Hill began a nervous debate Wednesday about the course President Obama has set for their party, with some questioning whether the...

Sam Stein

Trumka: Democrats Are Inviting A Repeat Of 1994

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the top union leaders in the country warned on Monday that the Democratic Party risked suffering electoral losses of historic proportions if th...