Democratic Party

Democrats' Agenda Is Getting Stale
Hold the applause on Elizabeth Warren's Netroots speech
July 21, 2014

Hold the applause on Elizabeth Warren's Netroots speech.

Farewell to Henry Waxman, a Liberal Hero
January 31, 2014

No living member of Congress has accomplished as much as he has.

More Partisanship: What We Need to Fix Congress
Stronger political parties would have avoided this week's shutdown
October 01, 2013

Stronger political parties, acting in their own interest, could avoid this week's self-inflicted wounds.

The Media Has Soured on Hillary Clinton in 2016. The Odds Haven't.
September 25, 2013

In the last several weeks, people have started to question the supposed inevitability of Hillary Clinton as the next Democratic presidential nominee.

James Clyburn to Democrats: Forget About Holding the Senate!
Focusing on the House is a better strategy. Here's why
August 29, 2013

In the ensuing fourteen months, Democrats and their assorted allies will spend tens of millions of dollars to protect their razor-thin majority in the United States Senate.

Why the Democrats Still Need Working-Class White Voters

For all the excitement about left-leaning demographics, a real majority party needs better numbers among blue-collar whites.

Democrats are Freaking Out about Obamacare. Good.
Questions about implementation are no sign of distress: They mean Congress is doing its job.
May 07, 2013

Congressional questions about implementation are no sign of distress: They just mean Congress is doing its job.   

A Democratic Landslide in 2014? Unlikely
But don't blame gerrymandering
April 05, 2013

When House Democrats failed to win a majority last November, despite winning the popular vote, many people recognized how difficult it would be to realize President Obama’s dream of retaking Congress in 2014. Just how difficult, though?

The Democrats' 2016 Contenders Are Betting on Gun Control
January 14, 2013

Several high-profile Democratic governors seem to think gun control is no longer an issue to avoid. Will they be proven right?

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