CO, CT, GA, MN Primaries Today: Competitive Contests for Direction of Both Parties

By: Tuesday August 10, 2010 12:30 pm

Tonight is one of the biggest nights remaining on the primary calendar, with primaries in Colorado, Connecticut, and Minnesota. There also is a primary runoff in Georgia. All four states feature important contests at the top spots on their ballots.

Accountability Now: Successes and Failures in Arkansas

By: Friday June 11, 2010 11:30 am

Ryan Grim and Sam Stein have an excellent piece on the coordinated efforts of various groups to support Bill Halter’s challenge to Blanche Lincoln. It represents the evolution of the efforts behind the Ned Lamont and Donna Edwards races, and now that the election is over, deserves some discussion.

Lessons Learned in VA and NJ: Is Rahm Emanuel Orchestrating 2010 Democratic Massacre?

By: Wednesday November 4, 2009 7:59 am

Rahm doesn’t think about Democratic turnout. His reputation for “winning a Democratic majority” rests on his ability as a self-promoter to take credit for victories that happened in spite of him. The truth is that his “act more like Republicans” strategy just hasn’t worked out, and we’re getting whiffs of the disaster it spells for Democrats who follow it.

Why is Daniel Inouye Raising Money For Senator Toobz?

By: Wednesday April 30, 2008 12:01 pm

So Daniel Inouye is traveling to Alaska to headline a fundraiser for Republican Ted Stevens. How delightful. Who needs a supermajority anyway?

After having backed Slummy Joe before he didn’t, you’d think Inouye would learn. But I guess he has his reasons

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