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Economic populism was the most underreported story of the midterms and
will be the cornerstone of any new Democratic majority.
The GOP's one-party rule has created a constitutional crisis that threatens America's future. By pulling the right lever on November 7, voters can throw this party out of office.
While Democrats on the national level dream of a landslide, in
California, the party is facing another electoral debacle.
Harold Ford has wooed and wowed white conservatives in Tennessee with a mash-up of star power, earthy eloquence and a contrarian right-wingery that has driven the GOP to take drastic measures.
As Democratic Congressional candidates in Arizona embrace comprehensive immigration reform, conservative Republicans are no longer winning on their "militarize the border" message.
The road to the Democrats' renewal runs through Ohio, and
Sherrod Brown is on it, looking for the towns his party forgot and the
voters who got away.
Key primary races in Maryland, Rhode Island and even New York are
making the Iraq War what it should be in every 2006 political contest:
the central issue.
As the Democratic Party embraces Ned Lamont, it must also embrace
his antiwar message: It proved a winning strategy for Connecticut, and
will be for the midterm elections.
The Lamont/Lieberman Democratic primary race is a referendum not only on the Iraq War but on a new vision for the Democratic Party.
In the ultimate swing district of the ultimate swing state, Patricia
Madrid is trying to unseat New Mexico Representative "Leather" Heather
Wilson. Is her Mountain State liberalism potent enough to win?
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