Resist the Resistance! Impeachment Talk Could Cost Dems.
The Democrats’ Only Hope: Give Up Leftism for Lambism
Conor Lamb was plenty liberal—Obamacare, union support, more. But he didn’t check every box or play the identity politics game.
Smart Politics Is Local
To Retake Washington, Democrats Need to Inspire New Voters
Trump’s epic unpopularity gives the party a fairly straightforward path to follow.
Just How Many Conor Lambs Are Out There, Democrats?
Lamb was a talented candidate with a strong resume—and was given some key passes by the party and the press. Not clear how often that can be Xeroxed.
National Dems Absent From West Virginia Teachers’ Strike
The party eager to associate itself with teachers and workers kept a distance from the Mountaineer State. Those on the ground are grateful.
Democrat Flips Deep-Red Kentucky Seat
Trump won this district by 50 points. Linda Belcher just took this Kentucky House seat by 36—an 86-point turnaround.
Start Agitating Now! Open Up That 2020 Debate Stage
It’s not too early to say it. The groups that determine the rules governing presidential debates are in hock to the duopoly. A lawsuit challenging all that can changes things.
The Base vs. the Persuadables
Shutdown Split Shows the 2020 Tightrope Democrats Must Walk
The Democrats have two masters to serve—the true believers, and the people who keep electing the likes of Manchin and Heitkamp and Tester and McCaskill.