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 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...
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 ...
DNC: “We do not owe voters an impartial or evenhanded primary”
The DNC attorneys insisted to the judge that the charter requirements that elections be "impartial" and "evenhanded" were discretionary and not a requirement, in effect "We don't have to run an evenhanded primary, even if we say we're going to… To this day the DNC believes that if it wanted to 'go into back rooms' and 'pick the candidate,' this would 'have been their right,' and no one outside the organization would have any right to enforce the DNC charter or interfere in any other way."
Only One Democrat Left In Congress Who’s Opposed To LGBTQ Equality
Equal Rights for "the Gays" used to be a contentious issue for Democrats. The DCCC and leadership know-it-alls used to quietly counsel Democrats representing-- or running in-- s...
The Most Important Primaries Of 2018
Upgrading the Democratic Party is as essential and banishing the GOP from control of the House. It will help break a cycle where the voters go back and forth on which party is really the lesser of two evils
A More progressive Democratic Party In Rahm’s Chicago? Why Not!
Current IL-03 Rep. Dan Lipinski is part of an antediluvian machine and seeks only to please his donors. We're very glad that Marie Newman, has stepped up to represent actual people who live in her district.