Category: State Politics

How Trumpism is Faring in My Precinct

Tuesday was Election Day in Pennsylvania, but there wasn’t a whole lot to get excited about on the ballot out here in the Philly burbs. The main thing getting decided was who the candidates would be for school board elections…

Quote of the Day

Today’s quote is really more of an excerpt from Rev. William J. Barber II’s book THE THIRD RECONSTRUCTION: Moral Mondays, Fusion Politics, and the Rise of a New Justice Movement: Between 1865 and 1900, interracial alliances in every Southern state…

Chris Christie’s Day of Failure

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie had a good reason to be far from the Manhattan courthouse today where his pals Bill Baroni and Bridget Anne Kelly are being sentenced for their roles in the closing of lanes on the George…

Why Beshear Will Respond to Trump’s Speech

If you’re wondering why the Democrats selected former Kentucky governor Steve Beshear to deliver their response to Donald Trump’s speech in front of joint session of Congress on Tuesday, look no further than the Bluegrass State’s experience with Obamacare. According…

Governor Nathan Deal Is Sorry If You’re Offended

Conservative Republicans can be strange. Take their habit of mislabeling their opponents the “Democrat Party.” It means something to them. It doesn’t mean anything to Democrats except that they’ve mispronounced their name. Probably three-quarters of the point is to gain…

The Real Comey Effect

Back on October 12th while Donald Trump was staggering from the fallout surrounding the Access Hollywood tape, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee chairman Ben Ray Luján circulated a memo he had solicited from a man named Evan Coren. According to the…