2018 Is Looking Good For Democrats, But What About Nancy Pelosi?

Things are looking good for Democrats in 2018, but there’s some speculation that Nancy Pelosi’s position at the head of the party in the House could be in danger.

Conor Lamb’s Win Sets Off Debate Inside Democratic Party

Conor Lamb’s win in Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District has set off an inevitable debate inside the Democratic Party about how to approach the upcoming midterm elections.

Democrats Facing Blowback From The Left Over Deal To End Shutdown

The deal that led to the end of the Federal Government shutdown isn’t sitting well with the progressive wing of the Democratic Party.

Democrats Battling Over Party’s Future

After seven years that mostly consisted of losing elections, there’s a battle going on over which direction the party should head.

Democrats May Be About To Flip Montana’s At-Large House Seat

There’s a Special Election in Montana tomorrow, and the Democratic candidate is performing far above expectations.

Senate Democrats Split On Strategy For Gorsuch Nomination

Senate Democrats are divided on how to approach the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, making it likely that he’ll be confirmed.

Tom Perez Elected DNC Chairman

A new head for the DNC at a time when the Democratic Party finds itself reeling and eager to take on Donald Trump.

After Election Losses, Democrats Battle For Some Top Leadership Positions

In what seems like a replay of the primary battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, some top Democratic Party leadership positions may be in jeopardy.

No, The Democratic Party Is Not ‘Decimated’

Reports of the demise of the Democratic Party have been greatly exaggerated.

Polling Shows Democrats Less Engaged In The 2016 Campaign Than Republicans

A new poll shows that Democratic voters are less engaged in the 2016 campaign right now than Republicans are, but that probably doesn’t mean that much for next year.

Elizabeth Warren Once Again Tells Us She’s Not Running For President

Once again, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren says she isn’t running for President, and has no plans to do so.

Elizabeth Warren Isn’t Running For President, But Don’t Expect The Speculation To End Soon

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is not running for President, and she is unlikely to change her mind on that. Nonetheless, the speculation that she is will continue for some time to come because it suits her interests and the interests of others.

In The Wake Of Midterm Losses, Some On The Left Say Democrats Should Write Off The South

Some on the left are suggesting Democrats should write off the South for the foreseeable future, but that would be as foolish as Republicans assuming that their dominance in the region will last as long as Democratic dominance did in the century after the Civil War.

Can Hillary Expand The Electoral College Map In 2016? In An Important Sense, It Doesn’t Matter

An adviser close to Hillary Clinton is talking about expanding the Electoral College map in 2016, but even without such an expansion the GOP faces an uphill battle.

Election Losses Lead To Debate Inside Democratic Party

Another round of election losses is leading Democrats to contemplate the direction they should take going forward.

A (Mostly) Solid Republican South, At Least For Now

The GOP is dominant in the Southern United States, but it’s unlikely to last as long as Democratic dominance of the region did.

Minimum Wage Initiatives Win At Ballot Box, But Fail To Help Democrats Politically

Increasing the minimum wage proved to be popular at the ballot box Tuesday, unsurprisingly, However, it did not help Democrats on the same ballot.

Democrats Starting To Worry About Turnout In The Midterms

Democrats are starting to worry that low turnout could turn a good year for the GOP into a very good year.

Social Issues Now Benefiting Democrats

Once something that generally benefited Republicans, social issues are now becoming a wedge issue for Democrats.

Democrats Have A 2014 Voter Enthusiasm Problem

If current trends holds, Democratic candidates are going to have a problem turning out voters in November.

Is Same-Sex Marriage Now A Wedge Issue For Democrats?

Is support for marriage equality now an issue that can benefit Democrats at the polls?

Brian Schweitzer Hits Hillary Clinton Over Wall Street Ties

A prairie populist challenger for Hillary Clinton?

A Democratic Lock On The Electoral College

The Democrats have a big advantage in the Electoral College, at least for now.

The Democratic Party Joins The GOP In Abandoning Civil Liberties

Based on its recently passed platform, the Democratic Party has given up any pretense of putting civil liberties ahead of “national security.”

New York Times Calls On Democrats To Reject Pelosi

The New York Times has joined the mostly muted chorus calling on Democrats to select someone other than Nancy Pelosi as their new Minority Leader. In all likelihood, their call will go unheeded.

Biden To Democratic Base: “Stop Whining”

Vice-President Biden has a message for the Democratic base — stop complaining and just support us already.

Trust In Congress Hits All-Time Low, Both Parties Despised

Public trust in Congress is at an all time low, again, and the public doesn’t trust either party to fix things.