Tag: DCCC

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...

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...

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...

DCCC Plan To Destroy Progressive Campaigns Fails Miserably As Cheri Bustos’ Favorite Blue Dog Goes Down To Defeat

On Tuesday, the primary in Illinois' third congressional showed the failure of Cheri Bustos' toxic plan to defeat progressive challenges to Blue Dog incumbents who are out of sy...

Montana’s Open Congressional Seat Is Ready For Progressive Dem Tom Winter

There's a red hot 2020 race for Montana's one at-large congressional district to replace pugilistic multimillionaire Greg Gianforte. State Rep. Tom Winter is the progressive in ...

Kara Eastman Doesn’t Want Tom Steyer’s Money– She Donated It To Charity

"The fight happening now for the Democratic presidential nomination," wrote Norman Solomon, "largely amounts to class warfare. And the forces that have triumphed in the past are...

Is The DCCC Blacklist Backfiring?

A reminder: As soon as Blue Dog/New Dem Cheri Bustos grabbed the DCCC chair for herself, she instituted an aggressive new policy aimed at progressives challenging Blue Dogs and ...

Whose Side Is The DCCC On?

Cheri Bustos, the anti-democracy Blue Dog running the DCCC, is determined to make sure no more progressives get into Congress. Currently she is working against the election effo...

Don’t Let The Kochs Take Over The Democratic Party

No Democrats should be taking any Koch money for any reason. No one should be allowed to call him- or herself a Democrat if they do take Koch money.

Does The Democratic Party Need A Republican Wing?

"Beating Trump is not enough. We need to win up and down the ticket everywhere. To do that, we need to show what it means to be a Democrat."

DCCC May Be Playing Defense In 2020– Not Us… Meet Jon Hoadley

The experiment of the 1980s didn't work. It's time politicians of the past stop spinning fiction. Our future reality, together, can make a much better story.

College Young Democrats Organize Boycott Of Cheri Bustos’ DCCC

In their letter to Bustos, the Harvard Young Democrats wrote that "Primary challengers are essential to ensure that the Democratic Party is continually held accountable to the needs of our constituents. This blacklist policy is undemocratic and antithetical to our values of inclusion and diversity."

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