Who Can Get Under This Barr?

Trinidad native Shemika Charles holds a world record. Who is Shemika Charles—you ask? Ms. Charles is a 23-year-old performer whose claim to fame is holding the Guinness World Record for the lowest Limbo back-bend, (or whatever the verbiage) of 8.5 inches low and the longest distance walked in that contorted position—just over 10 feet. Not only…

SC-Sen: Jaime Harrison's (D) Internal Polling Has Him In A Two Point Race With Lindsey Graham (R)

Meant to post this yesterday: x New @harrisonjaime internal poll has him down 43-41 against @LindseyGrahamSC in #SCSen pic.twitter.com/rxSIvzaAZb— Jamie Lovegrove (@jslovegrove) July 27, 2020 Democrat Jaime Harrison’s Senate campaign released an internal poll on Monday finding him in a statistical tie with Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). The survey, conducted by veteran Democratic pollster Cornell Belcher, finds…

Karen Bass and media mischief in horse-race parlay making

Don’t care as long as we win. Prefer Harris, Warren, and Duckworth to stay in the Senate. Rice would make a better “heartbeat away” than Demings or any of the others. Democrats can’t keep defaulting to “party elders” or the corporatists. x NEW: Joe Biden’s VP candidates ranked by pick likelihood 1- Kamala Harris2- Susan Rice3- Karen…

Beto O'Rourke Launches GOTV Events Focused On Black Voter Turn Out In Texas

Received this e-mail from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered by People: Today, we're excited to share one of our most expansive efforts yet. Powered by People is joining the Texas Democratic Party and the Texas Coalition of Black Democrats to reach out and contact every Black voter in Texas through…

KS-Sen: Kris Kobach (R), “COVID-19 numbers are being cooked to hurt Trump”

From Oliver Willis at The American Independent: Republican Senate candidate Kris Kobach claimed in mid-July that tallies of the number of people who have been died after being infected by the coronavirus are being exaggerated to hurt Donald Trump. “I believe that the numbers are being cooked. The books are being cooked,” Kobach said on…

ALL ‘LIES’ MATTER

When founders, Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi began a movement, I am certain they knew it would be controversial. What they achieved was to set in motion the recognition of truth in three words, Black Lives Matter. To refute their assertion, primarily white Americans countered with All Lives Matter. What they failed to…

NC-Sen: NBC News/Marist Poll Has Cal Cunningham (D) Beating Thom Tillis (R) 50-41

Some very good news today out of North Carolina courtesy of NBC News/Marist’s latest poll: Among registered voters, Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, got the support of 51 percent, compared with 44 percent who backed Trump. In March, Biden had a 4-point advantage in a head-to-head matchup, 49 percent to 45 percent. Democratic Senate candidate…

SC-Sen: One Two The Lincoln Project's Coming For You

For those of familiar with the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, I hope you appreciated the reference in my title. Any way, here’s some big news out of South Carolina this week: The Lincoln Project, a powerful group of “never Trump” Republicans, will expand its operation to try and defeat some Senate Republicans — including Sen….