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The Latest Act in New York’s Redistricting Circus Is a Killer
For national Democrats counting on the state’s redistricting to help hold the House, the latest electoral maps, which pit progressives against each other in several districts, are a real gut punch.
May 16, 2022
The Fight for Abortion After “Roe” Falls
It will be a battle with 50 different fronts.
May 12, 2022
At the Ballot Box and Beyond in Cincinnati
While interest in electoral politics may be low among young people, many on the left are still fighting for change through other means.
April 29, 2022
The Democrats’ Losing Strategy
The last two Democratic administrations tried the “you don’t know how good you’ve got it” line and got trounced.
April 22, 2022
A Michigan Legislator Shows How to Shred GOP’s Hateful Politics
Mallory McMorrow’s address is one that Democrats would do well to study as they prepare for the 2022 midterm elections.
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March 15, 2022
How Progressives Won the School Culture War—in New Hampshire!
An upset victory last week in a red state suggests that the Republican Party’s game plan for attacking public education may not be a winning strategy.
Jennifer C. Berkshire
February 7, 2022
Democrats Are Facing an Uphill Battle
With the midterm elections on the horizon, the party is alienating its base and losing public confidence.
January 11, 2022
What a Progressive Champion From Rural Maine Can Teach Democrats About Winning
Chloe Maxmin can show Democrats new paths to victory.
Katrina vanden Heuvel
December 28, 2021
Why Democrats Started Fixating on Inflation
Anticipating an impact on their electoral fortunes, Democrats are hoping to get ahead on a pressing question.
November 16, 2021
The Coolest Member of the Senate Is Retiring
Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy has used comic books to fight for a ban on land mines and brought the Grateful Dead to the Senate Dining Room.