Democrats

Shirley Chisholm

Shirley Chisholm Made the Democratic Party of Today Possible Shirley Chisholm Made the Democratic Party of Today Possible

“I ran because somebody had to do it first,” said the African-American woman whose presidential campaign won a primary, secured delegates, and was placed in nomination 44 years ago...

Jun 6, 2016 / John Nichols

Clinton Super Tuesday Win

Hillary Clinton Will Claim a Historic Victory Tuesday Night—and the Media Should Cover It That Way Hillary Clinton Will Claim a Historic Victory Tuesday Night—and the Media Should Cover It That Way

But Sanders and his voters deserve time to think about their next steps, too.

Jun 6, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Florida voting lines

Are Black Voters Invisible to Democrats? Are Black Voters Invisible to Democrats?

High turnout among African Americans was crucial to Democratic victories in 2008 and 2012—so why are they being ignored this time around?

Jun 6, 2016 / Steve Phillips

Obama Flips on Social Security—a Big Win for Bernie Sanders

Obama Flips on Social Security—a Big Win for Bernie Sanders Obama Flips on Social Security—a Big Win for Bernie Sanders

The president’s call to strengthen the program is a change of heart, and a breathtaking salute to the Vermont senator.

Jun 3, 2016 / Naked Democracy / William Greider

Liberalism Is Under Attack From the Left and the Right

Liberalism Is Under Attack From the Left and the Right Liberalism Is Under Attack From the Left and the Right

From feeling the Bern to cheering The Donald, Americans are done with acquiescing to the political establishment.

Jun 2, 2016 / Steve Fraser

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders

What Hillary Clinton Can Learn From Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump What Hillary Clinton Can Learn From Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump

Trump and Sanders both communicated leadership through narratives that animated outpourings of enthusiasm that have so far eluded Clinton.

Jun 22, 2016 / Marshall Ganz and Hahrie Han

Bernie Sanders

The Sanders Campaign Can Still Win a Future to Believe In The Sanders Campaign Can Still Win a Future to Believe In

Its ideas and energy can lead to an era of progressive governance—if it keeps its eyes on the prize.

Jun 2, 2016 / Editorial / The Editors

Tom Tomorrow cartoon

This Campaign Is So Confusing This Campaign Is So Confusing

Notes from the road to the White House.

Jun 1, 2016 / Tom Tomorrow

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders

Neither Bernie nor Hillary Truly Addressed Economic Inequality Neither Bernie nor Hillary Truly Addressed Economic Inequality

Because both candidates’ platforms fell short on the worst and oldest inequity: the racial wealth gap. Here’s how to fix that.

Jun 7, 2016 / Vishnu Sridharan

John Koskinen

Republicans Have a Dangerous New Weapon Republicans Have a Dangerous New Weapon

Nobody likes paying taxes, but impeachment proceedings are wildly inappropriate.

Jun 1, 2016 / Ted Gup

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