Tag: Marie Newman

There’s No Organized Effort Among Progressives In Congress To Defend Themselves From AIPAC

The US’s most powerful pro-Israel lobby group has been accused of putting support for Israel before American democracy after it declared its backing for the election...

AIPAC Is Targeting Donna Edwards

AIPAC has been one of the most venal forces in the 2022 election cycle this year, working with a handful of other shady players to launder Republican money into Democratic prima...

Congress’ Big Chill

I want you to look at this little box below from ProgressivePunch. It shows the two members of Congress who have the most progressive voting records.

They are just fractionally...

Corrupt Conservatives Move To Kneecap Another Courageous Progressive Voice

Let me start with something uninformed and typically stupid and misleading from three Politico senior reporters about the IL-06 congressional race, pitting progressive Marie New...

Blue America’s First Incumbent Endorsement Of 2022: Marie Newman

This is the third cycle in a row we've endorsed Marie Newman-- and she's gotten better and better each time. She didn't quite manage to beat Blue Dog incumbent Dan Lipinski the ...

The Republican Party Is Targeting Marie Newman

A few days ago, the NRCC announced ten new targets they're working on flipping. Most of the seats are held by a pack of conservative New Dems and Blue Dogs from the Republican w...

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 ...

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...

Your Zip Code Predicts How Long You’re Going To Live

This map of Chicago from The Economist on the right shocked me as the magazine makes the point that if you take a ride along Chicago's red line-- a rail service runnin...

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 ...

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