(The Daily Beast) Nearly two years of organizing, marching, candidate recruitment and unprecedented fundraising has led the Democratic party to a critical moment. On Tuesday, it can either reassert itself politically or fall short, prompting an utter and complete psychological meltdown. Most in the party believe that the path they will go down will be the former; that they will gain a majority in the … Continue reading What if Democrats lose today?
By Christopher Ingraham via The Washington Post – Senior staffers in congressional offices hold highly inaccurate assumptions about what voters in their districts actually want when it comes to policy. They tend to believe that voters support much more conservative policies than they actually do. And this stunning misperception can largely be explained by the disproportionate attention lawmakers and their aides lavish on donors and … Continue reading Congress Really is Out of Touch — Falsely Believing the Country is Ultra Conservative by Listening to Big Money Donors Over Constituents.
via Pew By: Matt Vasilogambros (Montana) – In the months leading up to this week’s registration deadline, Renee LaPlant has registered voters in the Blackfeet Nation in northwest Montana wherever she can: at grocery stores, public events or even at people’s homes on the Native American reservation. Each time she registers new voters, she asks whether they will want her to collect their completed ballot … Continue reading How to Remove Native Americans Right to Vote – Step by Step Process. Step 2:
via Politico Senate Democrats accepted an offer Thursday from Senate Republicans to confirm 15 lifetime federal judges in exchange for the ability to go into recess through the midterms, allowing endangered Democrats to campaign. The calculation by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and his caucus was simple: That Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) would be able to confirm roughly 15 judges if he kept … Continue reading Democrats agree to confirmations of 15 Trump judges — in hopes of taking back the Senate