For Dems to Take Senate Majority, They’ll Need to Win These Contests in 2018

If Democrats can hold 48 Senate seats in 2018 and win three more seats, they'll take the majority. That will not be easy. Early odds are against it. Here are three Senate races where Dems are slightly favored, two longshots, and nine "must-wins." AZ: Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D) is running against a crowded and divided... Continue Reading →

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Another Chance for Community Organizing in 2018 and 2020

One of the biggest disappointments of Barack Obama's presidency was that it did not engender a new wave of community organizers to sustain the president's agenda, and protect his veto-proof majority in the Congress, 2009-11. This failure ultimately spawned distrust and disenchantment with the system among progressives and the Bernie Sanders "movement." What a hopeful,... Continue Reading →

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