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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...

Does Silence on Roy Moore Imply Consent?

We simply don't have a pause from one Team Trump corruption situation to another Team Trump corruption situation, to @EPAScottPruitt violating the law in...

R-t F–king Virginians: GOP dirty tricks team at work against environmentalists ….?

Ratfucking is an American slang term for political sabotage or dirty tricks. R-tF—king to suppress the vote … a long, true GOP campaign tactic. From flyers telling people (frequently minority communities) that to...
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