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It isn't the DNC that's pushing Joe Biden. It's our fear.

You don’t exactly have to scour the internet to see Democrats are concerned about Joe Biden’s seemingly indestructible lead in the 2020 presidential election. There are certainly indicators that his lead has shrunk and Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, and Kamala Harris have all survived Biden’s entrance into the race and are the only candidates to poll at 5% or higher since he formally joined in April, but that doesn’t mean any of them are really challenging him. 1,873 more words

2020 Election

2020 is Not 20/20

Now that the 2018 midterms are finally, blessedly behind us, the 2020 presidential campaign can officially begin—and, with it, the mother-of-all-$64,000 questions:  Who will be sworn in as commander-in-chief on January 20, 2021? 370 more words

That Time We Elected a Black President

This midterm election was historic in so many ways. Young voters went out in record smashing numbers, the house is democratic majority (the air suddenly smells like peach… im-peach-ment!), there were DOZENS of firsts for POC and non cis white men elected, and honestly I cried tears of joy this morning. 844 more words

An American Role Model

A Natural Leader

John McCain is known to the American people as many things such as a war hero, a politician, and most importantly, a leader. 897 more words

Something Nice to Say

I suppose you’ll regard me a sentimental old fluff, but I’ve always had a soft spot for politicians who say nice things about their opponents.  Partisanship in Washington, D.C., and elsewhere has grown so absolute in recent years, mutating into more and more of a zero-sum blood sport, that it feels outright quaint when some senator or other puts in a good word for a colleague of the other party—especially when he or she has no particular reason to do so. 767 more words


In 16 years of working in politics the only time I was conflicted about winning was my 2008 work against John McCain. It is not that John McCain was moderate, he absolutely was not. 608 more words

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