Bernie Sanders Still Isn’t Winning

The Vermont Senator has vaulted ahead of Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire in a recent poll, but at this point that doesn’t mean a whole lot.

Should We Ignore Bernie Sanders?

Bernie Sander’s run for the White House will be a lot of fun, but he’s not going to win the Democratic presidential nomination.

The Unsinkable Hillary Clinton

Forget all the hype, Hillary has won the Democratic nomination already.

Rahm Emanuel’s Big Win

Rahm Emanuel’s reelection as Mayor of Chicago shows the limits of much of modern progressive politics.

Yes Hillary Clinton Is Good At Politics

While no politician is perfect, Hillary Clinton is good enough at politics to be president.

They say it’s a GOP Wave. Hope You’re a Good Swimmer

Many Americans voted to give control of both house of congress to the Republican party. Time will tell if this was a wise choice on their part.

Third Parties Will Never Work

The political media is periodically obsessed with third party runs for the White House, but in reality our two party system is here to stay.

Sorry Liberals, Andrew Cuomo Is Doing Fine

Some liberal commentators claim that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s smaller than anticipated reelection margin is bad news for him. They are completely wrong.

What Ferguson Means For Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton’s remarks on the events in Ferguson show that she’s running for president. But that doesn’t necessarily mean she will do a lot to tackle the issue of racial justice.

Will We See A Wave Election This Fall?

Despite predictions otherwise, don’t expect a major political sea change this year.

Eric Cantor’s Fall & Bogus Republican Bedtime Stories

The main stream conversation about Cantor’s fall is missing the point: Charles D. Ellison explains how.

Are The Democrats Unified After All?

Compared to their past, the Democrats of today are remarkably united.

The Grass Is Always Greener On The Other Partisan Side

One of the biggest myths in American politics is that the other side is always doing much better than you are.

Liberals Should Want Someone To Run Against Hillary

If liberals want their policy preferences respected they should work to get more people in the presidential race.

The Coming Democratic Battle Over Education Reform

Forget financial regulations or the NSA, the biggest division in the Democratic Party in the future will probably be over education reform.

28 Black People You Probably Don’t Know About (But You Should)— Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer might be most famous for saying “I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired”, but she should be remembered as the woman that saved the Democrat Party.