Gubernatorial elections

Scott Walker speaks at an inauguration ceremony at the state capitol in Madison, Wisconsin.

And the Most Disturbing Presidential Candidate of 2015 Award Goes to… And the Most Disturbing Presidential Candidate of 2015 Award Goes to…

Not, somehow, Donald Trump.

Dec 30, 2015 / John Nichols

John Bel Edwards

How a Democrat Can Win in the South How a Democrat Can Win in the South

John Bel Edwards’s surprise victory in Louisiana offers a lesson to Democrats: Campaign fiercely, mobilize urgently.

Nov 23, 2015 / John Nichols

Democracy Beats Oligarchy

Democracy Beats Oligarchy Democracy Beats Oligarchy

Last week’s local victories send a powerful signal that our democracy is not for sale.

Nov 10, 2015 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

Matt Bevin, Jack Conway

Warning From Kentucky: Managerial Democrats Can Lose to Extreme Republicans Warning From Kentucky: Managerial Democrats Can Lose to Extreme Republicans

A Republican referred to as “Kentucky’s Trump” just beat a mainstream Democrat in a race the Democrats should have won.

Nov 4, 2015 / John Nichols

How Andrew Cuomo Sold Out New York City Renters to a Pack of Wealthy Landlords

How Andrew Cuomo Sold Out New York City Renters to a Pack of Wealthy Landlords How Andrew Cuomo Sold Out New York City Renters to a Pack of Wealthy Landlords

As protesters camp out in Albany to demand better protections for renters, lawmakers cop out on their consituents with a lukewarm rent regulation agreement.

Jun 25, 2015 / Breaking News / Sarah Jaffe

Voting booth

Voter Participation Is at Historic Lows. It’s Time to Rethink GOTV. Voter Participation Is at Historic Lows. It’s Time to Rethink GOTV.

Non-voters are more progressive than voters as a whole. My new campaign will get them to the ballot box.

Jun 22, 2015 / Rep. Keith Ellison

Not So ‘Fresh’: Political Careerist Scott Walker Has Been Running for a Quarter-Century

Not So ‘Fresh’: Political Careerist Scott Walker Has Been Running for a Quarter-Century Not So ‘Fresh’: Political Careerist Scott Walker Has Been Running for a Quarter-Century

The 2016 contender is running well because he’s the ultimate political insider.

Feb 1, 2015 / Blog / John Nichols

Why Tonight Is Not Just About Senate Control

Why Tonight Is Not Just About Senate Control Why Tonight Is Not Just About Senate Control

Yes, the fight for control of the Senate matters. But so do the gubernatorial races.

Nov 4, 2014 / Blog / John Nichols

The Republican Governors Thank You for Your Donation

The Republican Governors Thank You for Your Donation The Republican Governors Thank You for Your Donation

Your retirement account is bankrolling politicians to whom you’d never dream of sending a check.

Jan 14, 2015 / Feature / Jamie Raskin

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