Just DeWitt – Louisiana 6th District Congressional Race

Justin DeWitt is running for Congress in LA 6th District. Sulphur, LA native, Justin DeWitt is new to politics. Like millions of Americans in an age of unprecedented corruption in the halls of power in Washington, DC, he is frustrated. The regular tax-paying Americans around him are being ignored while Republican members of Congress like…

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…

Why Single Payer? 18 Years in the System

“You’re born, you get Medicare. The end.” –Jim Hightower, at Saturday’s Healthcare Rally I’ve had a number of people ask me why I support Single Payer over other forms of Universal Coverage. The answer encompasses both practical and ideological reasons. First, let’s clear something up: Single Payer =/= socialized medicine. There are forms of Single…

Urge to Run – Tom Prigg is running to flip Pennsylvania’s 12th district

When you’re frustrated with how things work or don’t work, it’s easy to pick up your phone-pull up Twitter or Facebook-and like a football fan on Monday morning, pontificate about what the leaders and aspiring leaders of the nation should have done differently. It’s easy to forget that it’s people who make up the government:…

Randy Bryce is a torpedo aimed at the Speaker of the House

The highest profile non-incumbent congressional candidate is a union advocate, iron worker, cancer survivor, and army veteran from Wisconsin named Randy Bryce (who is not unchallenged — we’ll be talking to his primary opponent soon). I call him Randy because that’s his name and he’s a friendly guy who lets people do that, but in…