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Looking to VA05: Democrat Roger Dean Huffstetler Out with Powerful Introductory/Biographical Video

The 2010 Tea Party wave replaced dozens of thoughtful Democratic Party politicians with #alternativefacts, (climate) science-denying, extremist Republicans. Those Republicans have been damaging the...

NY Times Journalistic Malpractice re: Women’s March(es) 2018?

Tweets are read 100s or 1000s of times more than the items they link to. Headlines are read 10s to 100s of times more than...

MLK, Jr. Day Massacre (of Democratic Legislation) in the Virginia Senate

In the November 2017 election, Virginia Democratic candidates strongly outperformed Virginia Republicans. In terms of Commonwealth-wide, both in terms of the three top races...

Are Youth Sports Non-Partisan?

by Adam Siegel In terms of passionate environments, sports perhaps can make politics look like a calm environment. From European soccer hooligans to crowds rioting...

Stand Up Democrats — for DREAMers, for CHIP, for Puerto Rico, for Robert Mueller

In Virginia, the Democratic Party victory margin for governor was a whopping 9 points. In Alabama, of all places, the Democratic Party candidate, Doug Jones,...

With 50 down, the path to 51 …

Today's stunning events, providing a generation of voters (and door knockers, post-card writers, phone callers) the bluntest "every vote counts" example, should turn our...

Steyer Power Played a Big Role in Virginia’s Huge 2017 Democratic Victories

Today's stunning news -- an electoral recount leading to a Democratic Party one seat victory in the last House of Delegates' race -- means...

Glorifying “Bipartisanship” Is a Plague on Our House; Today’s GOP Is the Real Problem

We (at least many of us) have a romantic ideal of politics: open and free elections after a thoughtful and idea-dominated campaign; elected representatives...

Viewing Terry McAuliffe’s Enviro Record with Clear Eyes: In Sum, He Has NOT Been...

by Adam Siegel Recently, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has been making some news when it comes to climate change. When climate-science denier Donald Trump declared...

A Bipartisan Virginia Election Lessons Identified Commission: An Imperative for McAuliffe Action Before He...

Around the world, democratic institutions are under siege.  Whether we're talking about a) Putin's investments to damage democracy globally; b) unprincipled #FakeNews/#AlternativeFacts purveyors happily...
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