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How We Arrived at Government-Administered Primary Elections

As Bob Conner reported for IVN in 2014, New Jersey’s independents spent approximately $100 million to pay for primaries in which they could not vote between 2000 and 2013. 1,604 more words


Why The Black Lives Matter Campaign Matters To Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders is unlikely to be the Democratic nominee, but he is having an impact on the primary race in several ways. First, he has helped focus the Democratic discourse on economic questions. 982 more words

An Important Endorsement For Democratic Mayoral Candidate Jim Kenney

 By Pat Loeb

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There are more than two months left until the Philadelphia Mayoral Election but Democratic candidate Jim Kenney has already secured the votes of his biggest rivals. 191 more words


The Real Trainwreck

I’m just sitting here.  On my lunch break.  Listening to NPR.  Laughing my ass off.

I absolutely LOVE the presidential primary race here in the US.   26 more words


Oh, To Be A Fly On The Wall...

Later today, the Democrats on Capitol Hill will hold a luncheon and will “caucus”. That means they’re going to get together and discuss strategy. And they have a special speaker coming in to address them. 605 more words


Can Early AFT Endorsement of Clinton Save Her From Sanders and Benghazi?

On Saturday, July 11, 2015, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) endorsed Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination for president.

This news is no surprise, and the AFT’s “long, deliberative process” is pretty much window dressing. 1,006 more words

Randi Weingarten

Hillary, Bernie, and the Media

The topic of the sour relationship between Hillary Clinton and the national press has once again resurfaced; this time, however, the campaign seems willing to assuage the media’s appetite for more transparency from the Democratic frontrunner. 287 more words