Opinion


A Memo to Our Democratic Presidential Candidates

from Medium Primary debates are about two things. First, candidates need to distinguish themselves from the rest of the field — something some of you did more successfully than others in Miami. Second, and more important, these events are about delivering a message that will position your candidacy as our […]


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A Message from Mary Mancini – July 31, 2018

GREAT NEWS! Democratic early voting turnout has increased 28% in Tennessee! Williamson County saw an increase of Democratic turnout of 350%. Blount County, a 260% increase. Sumner, 182%. Henderson, 57%. And the list goes on and on. Don’t be left out. Election Day is this Thursday, August 2nd. Make your […]


A Message from Mary Mancini July 25, 2018

It’s been over a week since Trump publicly went on the world stage and sided with Vladimir Putin over our own intelligence agencies. So far, the Republicans who are supposed to represent Tennesseans in Congress haven’t done much to stand up for us against a foreign adversary. Rep. Diane Black, […]

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A Message from Mary Mancini July 16 2018

“We’ll be blunt: We’re experiencing a crisis, and the world is watching. The fight to maintain our democracy is going to take everything we’ve got. President Trump made it clear this morning that his loyalties lie with a hostile foreign power who attacked our country, rather than with the men […]


How Democrats can wipe out the GOP and fix America

by Ryan Cooper via theweek.com With their huge improvements in special elections across the country, it looks increasingly probable that Democrats will win big in the 2018 midterms, and perhaps take control of both Congress and the presidency in 2020. That raises a logical question: In an ideal world, what […]

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No, he never asked us to stop future election interference- by digby

“I wrote about yesterday’s intelligence hearing for Salon this morning: Tuesday’s televised annual Global Threat Hearing before the Senate Intelligence Committee seemed like a rare and special event. What used to be considered routine and ordinary in American political life — open hearings with government officials testifying about the issues […]