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Thursday Open Thread | Meet Mike Espy

Mike Espy has been around Democratic Party politics for awhile.

Now, he’s one of the Democratic Nominees for Senate in Mississippi (due to retirements, both Mississippi Senate seats are up for election in November.) 933 more words


Living in history

This is how it happens: people, places, or simply the tide of current events sweep by and my innate geekiness about history and American government go into overdrive. 616 more words

'We did it together!' Leah Vukmir to face Sen. Tammy Baldwin after US Senate primary victory

PEWAUKEE/DELAFIELD —  State Senator Leah Vukmir, a close ally to Gov. Scott Walker, defeated Kevin Nicholson, a former Marine who cast himself as a political outsider in Wisconsin’s Republican primary for U.S. 1,468 more words


California Democratic Party endorses Kevin de León, snubs Cryptkeeper

Reuters photo

Hopefully, come January 2019, these will be the two U.S. senators for the great state of California, the vanguard of national change that scares the unholy living shit out of the mouth-breathing, knuckle-dragging, MAGA-cap-wearing teatards among us. 1,243 more words

Small States Have A Much Bigger Voice On Supreme Court Nominees

Analysis by Ronald Brownstein

(CNN) — President Donald Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to The United States Supreme Court triggered confirmation battle on Monday night may shine a harsh spotlight on the Senate’s historic bias in favor of small states. 1,878 more words


Cryptkeeper's support low for an incumbent in new statewide poll

Could 85-year-old “Democratic” U.S. Sen. Dianne “Cryptkeeper” Feinstein finally be forced into a long-past-due retirement? She polls at only 36 percent among the state’s electorate, with a whopping 46 percent of the voters still undecided, and only she and actual Democrat… 974 more words