John McCain’s Passing Symbolizes Diminishment of US Senate, Potential Renewal of Bipartisanship

Senator John McCain was independent-minded. He believed members of Congress were from a branch of government that was co-equal to the presidency, and that they could and should stand on principle, or seek grand compromises, despite partisan pressures, on issues as difficult as health care, immigration, gun violence. Like his colleague Edward Kennedy, he was... Continue Reading →

Democratic Leaders for the Future

It's time for progressives to turn the page from mourning Hillary Clinton's loss, Bernie Sanders' loss, and Donald Trump's win. Here are 10 national Democratic leaders for the future. Among them, according to Mother Jones: CA. Senator Kamala Harris, MN Senator Amy Klobuchar, NJ Senator Cory Booker, NY Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, CO Gov. John Hickenlooper. The problem... Continue Reading →

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