Tag: Senate

Election Night’s In The Books

I had hoped last night would be a repudiation of divisiveness, that the angels of our better nature would have set the path to a brighter day. But it didn’t. Just the opposite, as with a few exceptions (see ya Kobach!) more moderate/establishment Republicans went down and Trump-style firebrands won. So the question becomes, where

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Who Will the Ford/Kavanaugh Hearings Help?

The conventional wisdom so far has been that the Kavanaugh confirmation theatrics helped Republicans in the midterms by motivating conservative voters. Any #bluewave depends at least in part on higher enthusiasm and turnout on the left, so the thinking goes an uptick in GOP enthusiasm may negate that advantage. Polling numbers in the immediate days

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The Real Constitutional Crisis

For the record, my concerns about election night aren’t really about winning. When push comes to shove, I believe the American people (at least enough of them) will see through the lies, misinformation and cowardice of Donald Trump and this Administration and vote accordingly. And if it turns out they don’t, if after everything we’ve

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