Dear Hillary, Do What You Want

Without bloviating as Mark Penn or Bradley Honan and Arick Wierson did recently, I would like to take a moment to speak to Secretary Clinton. Hillary, you have made yourself a political icon. Your enemies have made you a straw-man. Two years after you defeated Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, a hostile press,  massive voter suppression that continues…

Front Line Series: January Contreras AG candidate in Arizona

January Contreras is the Democratic candidate for Attorney General of Arizona The state of Arizona is being actively contested as Democrats try to take advantage of backlash from Republican overreach and changing demographics. One incredibly important race that can’t be forgotten is the race for the top prosecutor in the state—the Attorney General. In 2018 Democrats…

The End of Roe?

On June 27th Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement and the possibility that his replacement could be the majority vote in a decision that could overturn the landmark case of Roe Vs. Wade became a near certainty. June 27, 2018 will always be one of those days I will always remember; that day you can…

Running Toward History – Alexandra Chandler MA03

Alexandra Chandler is competing for the  Democratic nomination for the 3rd congressional district in Massachusetts with candidates with greater name recognition locally than she has. But in troubled times like these, Chandler represents a new wave of aspiring policy makers. She’s got an impressive resume—her 13 years analyzing intelligence for the Navy will be incredibly valuable…

Defining the Putin Doctrine: Michael Isikoff talks about RUSSIAN ROULETTE

In reading Russian Roulette: The Inside Story of Putin’s War on America by David Corn and Michael Isikoff (authors of Hubris: The Inside Story of the Spin, Scandal and the Selling of the Iraq War), we find hiding between the prose — The Putin Doctrine. The Putin Doctrine is: use information warfare against enemy states to divide…

On the Road With Sean Carrigan – Democrat For SC-02

The Democrats in 2018, contrary to popular belief, are running on what they are for. Democrats across the United States are running on various versions of fairer wages, funding for education and infrastructure, and universal access to health care. However, there is one race where I am pleasantly invested in someone running against something: the…

A New Generation of Leaders: Jess Phoenix is running for Congress

In 2018 there are an unprecedented amount of candidates on the Democratic side that come from a scientific background and I was thrilled to be joined by one of them for Earth Day. Jess Phoenix is one of three Democratic candidates vying to unseat Representative Steve Knight in California’s 25th district and with a chorus…

GOP War on the Working Class – Vermont

The latest example of the Republican Party choosing the donor class over the American workers manifested in Vermont. In a state with a population of less than 624,000, about 30 thousand of them are employed by the state and Vermont State Employee Association (VSEA) represents about 6,000 of them. Under the claim of budget cuts,…