Author: Howie Klein

Blue America Endorsement: Nashville Needs A Political Change

People seem surprised when they find out that Nashville is a Democratic city and that Tennessee's 5th congressional district is safely blue. Obama won the district both times he...

Lessons From Marie Newman’s Big Win

Technically, you can't call Marie Newman "Congresswoman Newman" until January when the Speaker swears her in. But in IL-03-- a district where Trump didn't get to 40% of the vote...

Landslide Win For Kara Eastman Was Step One

It's relatively easy to point out that you don't agree with the person in power and declare your candidacy and hope more voters turn out on election day who agree with you than ...

Candidate Endorsement Alert In New Jersey: Hector Oseguera

New Jersey's 8th congressional district-- most of Hudson County, parts of Essex and Union counties and includes Hoboken, Elizabeth, Weehauken, West New York, half of Newark and ...

DCCC Lost All The Races Yesterday– But Progressives Did Well

Last night 3 important congressional races ended. Nancy Pelosi, Cheri Bustos and their DCCC need to think closely about what happened. One contest was a primary in Omaha and two...

Endorsement Alert– West Virginia Deserves Better

West Virginia was Bernie territory in the 2016 primary. Most people know that he beat Hillary in every single county, but fewer people know he also garnered more votes than Trum...

From An Economic Bottom Line To A Humanitarian Bottom Line

Marianne Williamson talks a lot about changing our country's priorities and going from an economic bottom line to a humanitarian bottom line. During her presidential campaign sh...

Candidate Mike Siegel Is Already Working For TX-10 Constituents

Some candidates-- whether incumbents or challengers-- are faring better than others during this pandemic. Candidates who have grown proficient on social media have vibrant campa...

Don’t Let Their Corruption Kill Off Our Champions

As you know, the DCCC has a rule about primaries. It was promulgated by Cheri Bustos and Nancy Pelosi: any political operative who works against an incumbent Democrat is cut off...

Jim Harper: The Pandemic Is NOT The Time To Let Up On Gun Safety

18 term Democratic Jim Visclosky is retiring from his northwest Indiana congressional seat-- a deep blue (D+8) seat where whomever wins the primary is the next member of Congres...

A Texas Progressive On The Verge– Meet Julie Oliver

Last year Julie Oliver was in the midst of a primary battle with another worthy challenger eager to take on crooked conservative incumbent Roger Williams in the gerrymandered 25...

Getting Shit Done For the People– A Guest Post By Montana Rep Tom Winter

During times of crisis we need our leaders to show up and fight for us. Not for corporations. Not for the powerful. For us, the people. Right now we are in the midst of a crisis...

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