What is a Massachusetts Democrat? In the race to replace John Kerry in the U.S. Senate, it looks as though two members of the House of Representatives — Ed Markey of Massachusetts District 7 and Stephen Lynch of Massachusetts District 9 — will be the
Does the Americans Elect corporation have plans beyond electing its own candidate for President? It appears the answer is “yes.” On July 25 2011, Americans Elect directly responded to an individual who commented, “I would actually prefer to see some viable legislative candidates put forward.
Welcome to Thomas Friedman’s brain: The Problem: Barack Obama’s legislative agenda has been stymied by politicians to his right: President Obama has not been a do-nothing failure. He has some real accomplishments. He passed a health care expansion, a financial regulation expansion, stabilized the economy,
Back in March of this year, articles at Irregular Times and That’s My Congress assessed the progressive record of members of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. We were surprised to find that fewer than half of the more than 70 CPC members had acted progressively in
Yesterday, we considered the progressive record of the Congressional Progressive Caucus so far this year on a substantive basis, both in reference to an index of opportunities for progressive action in the House of Representatives of the 111th Congress and in comparison to a new
Now is the time for progressive Democrats in the states of Colorado, Indiana, Hawaii, Arkansas and North Dakota to begin to organize challenges to their disappointing incumbents in the Senate.