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Samantha Bee: Democrats, Don’t Let Panic Make You Abandon Principles or the People Who Voted for You

The “Full Frontal” host thinks that the Democratic Party should “invite working-class white people to the party,” but it shouldn’t necessarily try to do so by following the Republican Party’s lead.

Posted on Dec 13, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


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How Much Damage Did James Comey Do?

The FBI director’s actions likely will not be enough to elect Donald Trump as president. But it may have hurt Democrats’ chances of taking control of the Senate.

Posted on Nov 7, 2016 READ MORE



Save America From Donald Trump to Fix America, or, Did Your Mother Drop You on Your Head?

America is drowning, and voting for Hillary Clinton is the equivalent of rescuing it. It is the stiff arm to deal with a hysteria that will otherwise sink us.

Posted on Nov 2, 2016 READ MORE


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That Time I Was Investigated for Voter Fraud

If you think such fraud is an unprosecuted crime, tell that to the Maryland investigators who knocked on my door in 2014.

Posted on Oct 25, 2016 READ MORE



Is Your Vote Being Thrown in the Trash?

Provisional ballots, meant to ensure that all Americans can exercise one of their most essential of rights, often are tossed out.

Posted on Oct 17, 2016 READ MORE



Low Voter Turnout Will Benefit Donald Trump the Most on Election Day

If you care who wins the election next month, get off the couch, go down to your polling place and vote.

Posted on Oct 4, 2016 READ MORE



Which Voters Show Up When States Allow Early Voting?

One-third of voters took advantage of early-voting options in 2012. But does so-called “convenience voting” increase turnout overall and minority turnout in particular?

Posted on Sep 25, 2016 READ MORE



Donald Trump Makes a 360-Degree ‘Pivot’ to Prove He’s No Flip-Flopper

The Republican presidential nominee is not going to change. No matter how many times he reshuffles his campaign, he is who he is. It’s delusional to pretend otherwise.

Posted on Aug 23, 2016 READ MORE



These Blue-Collar College Students Vote for the United States

Interviews at one “working-class” school turn up distaste for both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump but hope for the future. That optimism, however, is challenged by the poisonous campaign being fought for the presidency.

Posted on Aug 19, 2016 READ MORE



New Survey Finds That 85 Percent of Bernie Sanders Supporters Now Plan to Vote for Hillary Clinton

The survey, conducted by the Pew Research Center and released last week, also shows that 9 percent of Sanders supporters intend to vote for Donald Trump.

Posted on Jul 13, 2016 READ MORE


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Matt Taibbi Warns That an ‘Even Less Responsive Oligarchy’ Could Follow a Trump Defeat

Another terrifying movement has risen in response to right-wing demagoguery; a University of Michigan professor is suing the U.S. government over “the law that killed Aaron Swartz”; meanwhile, five lawyers are responsible for 440 death sentences. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Jul 4, 2016 READ MORE



I Have a Big Idea for Hillary

Hillary Clinton needs a big idea that gives her presidential candidacy a purpose and rationale—and, if she’s elected, a mandate to get something hugely important done.

Posted on Jun 20, 2016 READ MORE


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Huge Majority of Americans Are Frustrated, Angry, Helpless—You Name It—Due to 2016 Elections

Americans do not see either the Republicans or the Democrats as particularly receptive to new ideas or the views of the rank-and-file membership, according to a recent poll.

Posted on Jun 2, 2016 READ MORE



In California, Hillary Clinton’s Strategy Depends on Black Voters

While African-Americans constitute less than 6 percent of the Golden State’s population, they can turn out at the polls in large numbers. 

Posted on Jun 1, 2016 READ MORE



How the Internet Is Empowering the Grass Roots and Transforming Democracy

While super PACs and superdelegates have been the focus of the public’s attention and frustration, an overlooked narrative is how eager people—especially the young—experience and participate in the political process in nontraditional ways.

Posted on Jun 1, 2016 READ MORE


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Is the 2016 Election Already Being Stripped and Flipped?

Disturbing signs of the time-tested “strip and flip” strategy for stealing elections have already surfaced in 2016. Will they ultimately decide the outcome, as they have in too many recent elections?

Posted on Apr 4, 2016 READ MORE



Sanders Must Reach More Minority Voters Not ‘Feeling the Bern’

The Bernie Sanders movement is gaining momentum. But his message of justice, economic equality and accountable governance is not being heard by enough black or Latino Americans.

Posted on Mar 6, 2016 READ MORE



41 Percent of Donald Trump Supporters Want to Bomb Aladdin and Jasmine (Video)

Public Policy Polling asked U.S. voters if they favored bombing “Agraba.” Some 30 percent of Republicans said “Yes!” What do they have against the fictional Disney city?

Posted on Dec 20, 2015 READ MORE


VIDEO: Chris Hedges and Ralph Nader on the Complicity of Bernie Sanders

“If he doesn’t go electorally in a serious way to win, then [Bernie Sanders] is setting up millions of Americans, and young Americans, for a huge morale collapse,” Nader explains.

Posted on Nov 10, 2015 WATCH & LISTEN


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Supreme Court Preview: The Pope Casts a Long Shadow Over the New Term

Francis’ full-throated opposition to the death penalty puts him at the opposite end of the moral universe from Scalia, Thomas and Alito.

Posted on Sep 29, 2015 READ MORE



The Clinton Deal

Open letters are the next new thing, so let’s imagine Hillary Clinton sending a simple note to all voters.

Posted on Mar 12, 2015 READ MORE


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The Screw You Strategy (Video)









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The Real Reason Behind the Democrats’ Big Midterm Losses

The president blames himself for the Democrats’ big losses Election Day. I respectfully disagree.

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Fear Is Why Workers in Red States Vote Against Their Economic Self-Interest

Last week’s massive spill of the toxic chemical MCHM into West Virginia’s Elk River illustrates another benefit to the business class of high unemployment, economic insecurity, and a safety-net shot through with holes.

Posted on Jan 16, 2014 READ MORE



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How Texas’ Voter ID Laws Affect Women

It’s no secret voter ID laws were drafted with minorities in mind, but they’re not the only ones who could have their voice suppressed by such legislation. This fall in Texas, women may also face difficulties exercising their right to vote.

Posted on Oct 19, 2013 READ MORE


Voter Turnout in L.A.









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