Given Mike Ross’s long history of collaboration with the Republican Party, the reasonable choice on Election Day for progressive residents of Arkansas is Josh Drake.
America needs every voter who sincerely believed in the promises of 2008 to push to make sure that those promises are fulfilled. If Rahm Emanuel won’t do anything about the Blue Dogs, then the Democratic rank and file should.
The term Blue Dog, which once shone as a beacon to corrupt politicians that they could have their cake and eat it too, is now becoming a liability. Progressive Democrats are finally catching on that they need to go after the parasitic Blue Dogs, and can turn a Blue Dog affiliation into political poison.
Charlie Melancon is right that Louisiana deserves better – Louisiana deserves better than to have a Blue Dog Democrat as the only alternative to David Vitter.
Congressional leadership agrees to Blue Dog Democrat demands in return for a lack of any commitment from the Blue Dogs. How is that a deal?
The right wing Blue Dog Democrats say they are worried that people think that Americans deserve affordable and accessible health care.
In this Year of Obama, Congressman Michael Arcuri should have been a shoe-in for re-election. Instead, with 44 percent of precincts reporting, it’s 50.5 percent for Richard Hanna, the Republican challenger, and 49.5 percent for incumbent Arcuri.