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Hillary Clinton Warns That Ignoring Midterm Elections Will Have 'Dire' Effects
The 2016 presidential candidate told Rachel Maddow the November elections are the last good opportunity to stop President Trump.
How This Young Latina Candidate Is Shaking Up A New York Congressional Race
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez faces an uphill battle in Queens and the Bronx against powerful incumbent Rep. Joe Crowley.
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Conservative Midterm Candidates Are Trying To One-Up Each Others' Disturbing Ads
Midterm races around the country have some controversial candidates.
Trump’s Kiss Of Death
Recent elections show Trump’s endorsement of Republican candidates spells defeat polls.
Democrat Wins In GOP Stronghold
Democrat Conor Lamb pulled off a stunning upset in a deeply red Pennsylvania district.
10 Things We All Can Do to Save America: PART #1
rebel, skeptic, builder, seeker.
Nine more steps in our Action Plan to Save America coming soon. We must defend 12 currently Democratic seats in red and red
What Successful Students Do Differently
Lifestyle And they take breaks! You can not function at full capacity if you study for four hours straight. I like to abide
Who's To Blame When a Student Fails a Test?
Writer, University of Oregon alum, Preschool Teacher
I teach at a preschool and I find every way I can to work with my kids to make sure they take something away from each activity. Why should college be any different?
My 2014 'McLaughlin Awards' [Part 1]
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
Loath as we are to admit it, there was no single Biggest Winner Of 2014, because the award must be handed, collectively, to the Republican Party. A case could be made for Mitch McConnell, since he will win the biggest prize of any Republican next year: control of the United States Senate.
Midterm Election Lessons, One Month Later
Host of the Bob & Chez Show, Writer for Salon.com
When voters pass minimum wage hikes in four of the reddest states--Alaska, South Dakota, Nebraska, Arkansas--but still reject Democrats nationally and, perhaps more troublesome, even locally, that should tell you something. It also provides more clarity in terms of the lessons of this election.
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My Candidates Lost: Now What?
Humorist, Blogger, The Amy Situation
My family remains a bit lost as we figure out what to do post-midterms. Our 11-year-old who remained involved throughout the midterms is ready to move on. In the car the other day, she nudged me to find a new hobby.
'President' McCain and His 'Shadow Cabinet'
Daniel R. DePetris
National security guy, based in New York City.
John McCain would much rather have been elected president back in 2008, but for a man who was soundly defeated by Obama, being a Shadow President against that very same man is the perhaps the second-best thing that he could have hoped for.
Congressional Republicans Consider Using Short-Term Funding Bill To Pressure Obama
Congressional Republicans said Friday they are considering a series of showdowns over funding the government if President
Voter Suppression in the 2014 Midterm
Research finds that felon disenfranchisement laws have influenced the outcomes of both presidential and Senate elections. Such laws disenfranchised almost 6 million voters this year -- most of them poor and people of color.
Fight for Big Ideas: Expand Social Security
Democrats have historically been the party of Social Security and the champion of the middle class -- so what happened?
Don't Blame Me
The one accurate criticism I have of Obama is that he did not clearly and regularly label Republicans as obstructionists. In the end I blame Obama for not blaming anyone but himself. But at the same time, not evading personal responsibility is one of his greatest strengths. Go figure.
How the Lame Ducks Can Strike Back
Creator and Host of WAMU's The Big Fix ("America's Suggestion ...
The lame duck session gives ousted legislators a chance to do something they dare not have done before the election: propose legislation that actually benefits constituents even if it means upsetting contributors.
With Fear Of Being Sidelined, Tea Party Sees The Republican Rise As New Threat - NYTimes.com
WASHINGTON — As most Republicans were taking a victory lap the morning after the elections, a group of conservatives huddled
That Which Doesn't Kill Us...
Executive Director, Sierra Club
Yes, the election hurt. We feared it would be bad -- and it was worse. By now we've all heard the analyses of how and why the Democratic Party gave up control of the Senate and lost a bunch of other races around the country. For the Sierra Club, it's especially painful.
Midterm Results: We All Lose
Host/Producer, HuffPost Live
Let's face it, the status quo is sustained -- and the media should know better, that the more things "change," the more they stay the same.
In Midterms Aftermath, a Bright Spot in Ohio
John Wellington Ennis
Filmmaker, Activist, Father
Whatever new leadership rises from the smoldering rubble of Redfern's ODP, it will be clear that the party has to be inclusive, it must encourage many different voices to attract more supporters, and, like the college football that Ohio is so obsessed with, they have to work like a team.
Midterms, for Clinton Team, Aren't All Gloom
In the coming weeks, Hillary Rodham Clinton will stop delivering paid speeches. Read more on The New York Times
Obama To Host Congressional Leaders As Post-Election Battles Boil
By Reuters, Reuters
Friday's meeting is expected to focus on some major bills that must be passed promptly, once Congress begins its post-election
GOP's True Identity
Environmental newspaper columnist
At their own peril, Republicans have conflated deregulation of red tape bedeviling business with environmental regulations protecting public health. The electorate overwhelmingly support dispensing with the former, not with the latter.
Midterms 2014: An Extremely Brief Autopsy
Joseph A. Palermo
Author, historian, professor
The electorate that votes in midterm elections is older and whiter and looks more like the viewership of
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than anything that accurately reflects the true racial and ethnic diversity of this country.
The Wool Over Our Eyes
John Wellington Ennis
Filmmaker, Activist, Father
No one likes having the wool pulled over their eyes. Now imagine wealthy CEOs hiring millions of knitters to blanket your entire city with a massive wool sweater, soaked in gasoline. That's what dark money is.
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