The Democratic nominee is betting on the basic decency of the American people, their hunger for a discussion of issues and their desire for real change.
It's time for candidates to focus on issues missing from the debate so far: the bloated military budget, an exit from Bush's "war on terror," our failing infrastructure and the deepening financial crisis.
Routinely ridiculed as a political eccentric, Kucinich is a braver progressive than most. As he fights for his political life, he deserves our support.
Maryland progressive activist Donna Edwards upset veteran Congressman Al
Wynn in a Democratic "fight for the soul of the party" primary,
confirming that sentiment for change extends well beyond
With the Congressional race under way, the essential question is: will the Democrats be more progressive post-Bush?
Is America ready for a nonideological problem solver with liberal views on gun control, gay rights and abortion?
Democratic campaigns are refining the art of reaching more people.
This could be the year that Democrats finally let the people play a role in politics.
Throw polls and pundits out the window: the race will be decided not by kingmakers but by the voters themselves.
As Democratic candidates strive to keep their messages upbeat and cheerful, they should take a lesson from the environmental movement on the power of fear to motivate political change.