victory

Francisco Franco is still in Madrid waiting for his COVID shot, but previous guy seems full of the usual disinformation. He’s drawing attention away from his failure in Georgia and trying the same scam in Arizona, only this time, it’s “a group of conspiracy theorists running a sham audit.” Apparently election audits can be...

More
  • April 25, 2021

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff (D. GA) in support of U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan’s (D. NH)  re-election campaign: Sen. Maggie Hassan (D. NH) 1,017 votes. That was the margin in Democrat Maggie Hassan's U.S. Senate election in New Hampshire in 2016. Well now Maggie is up...

More
  • February 3, 2021

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff (D. GA) in support of U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto’s (D. NV) re-election campaign: Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D. NV) Democrats just took control of the Senate, and Mitch McConnell and the GOP are already scheming to restore their power in 2022....

More
  • February 1, 2021

Some Mississippians want to secede from the Union? Okay, just kidding. We need all our states — even the ones that prevent us from passing universal health care and adopting a sane climate policy. We can’t let them secede. Maybe we can let them “succeed,” however. The Washington Post: As...

More
  • November 11, 2020

8pm ET join us as we celebrate with the victory speeches of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. x YouTube Video “Our democracy is only as strong as our willingness to fight for it, to guard it, and never take it for granted,” Harris opens with, quoting Rep. John Lewis. As...

More
  • November 8, 2020

 Count every vote. #CountEveryVote x Remember that America is a democracy. Every vote deserves to be counted, no matter what Trump and Republicans say https://t.co/HcHI6D5t0N— Barbara Malmet (@B52Malmet) November 3, 2020 x #BREAK Election eve and Twitter has labeled a Trump tweet as misleading. Removed ability for tweet to be retweeted....

More
  • November 3, 2020

Trump’s con represents the worst kind of contradiction when rigging an election by suppressing the vote is anchored in a systematic combination of lies and disinformation. Yet all the GOP has left are long odds for Trump. The issue will be whether in the margins — will there be enough Trump voters...

More
  • October 30, 2020

“Trump's odds of victory will decrease rather quickly, absent a sharp increase in his poll numbers.” Trends will out, and then there’s this bit of unhingery, as Trump bails on a 60 Minutes interview, because reasons… Likely Lesley Stahl asked more than a few uncomfortable questions. This recalls his historic comments to...

More
  • October 20, 2020

At WaPo, Phillip Bump throws more cold water on our optimism, but we all need to be confronted with the probabilities. Try Bump’s interactive tools to convince yourself of the quantitative realities. There will be Senate-flipping and a Biden landslide, but there still and always remain possible bad news. James Carville...

More
  • October 13, 2020

Governor Steve Bullock (D. MT) has been kicking Trump’s ass lately. First, there was this: A federal judge ruled Friday that the Trump administration's leading steward of public lands has been serving unlawfully and has blocked him from continuing in the position. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris said U.S. Bureau...

More
  • October 1, 2020

Hell yeah: A federal judge ruled Friday that the Trump administration's leading steward of public lands has been serving unlawfully and has blocked him from continuing in the position. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris said U.S. Bureau of Land Management acting director William Perry Pendley served unlawfully for 424 days...

More
  • September 26, 2020

538 has a new web page up, 2020 Election Forecast, which shows the current state of vote predictions state by state, and is updated daily. It starts with 24 maps showing the combination of states that give either candidate a win. Right now, there are 5 winning combinations for Trump...

More
  • September 12, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D. NJ), in support of Mike Espy’s (D. MS) U.S. Senate campaign: Mike Espy (D. MS) This November, we have an extraordinary opportunity to flip a historically red seat and make history by electing Mississippi's first Black U.S....

More
  • August 23, 2020

The GOP national convention will be even more Trumpist than 2016 as many major party figures will not be participating. The list of speakers is more about trying to spin Trump success from so many failures as well as a brand promotion for post-presidency Trump enterprises. This infomercial will feature more...

More
  • August 23, 2020

Received this e0mail today from U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D. OH) in support of Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins’ (D. LA) U.S. Senate campaign: Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight says control of the Senate is a “toss up,” and POLITICO says the race for the Majority is “too close to call.” Democrats only need to...

More
  • August 21, 2020

Paul Kane at The Washington Post has an op-ed out where he highlights a “confluence of events” that give Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) an edge in taking out vulnerable corrupt U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler (R. GA) in the upcoming special election: Warnock, as senior pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church,...

More
  • August 9, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D. MA), in support of State Auditor Nicole Galloway’s (D. MO) gubernatorial campaign: Nicole Galloway (D. MO) Folks, The last few months have made it clear just how much it matters who America’s governors are — not just...

More
  • August 3, 2020

I stumbled across this online meme recently, and it sparked something deep within my black, bloodless knot of a heart. My immediate, visceral reaction? FUCK YEAH, I would. People talk about the supposed enthusiasm gap between Donald Trump’s and Joe Biden’s supporters. To some degree, they may have a point...

More
  • August 3, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley (D. OR) in support of Jon Ossoff (D. GA) & Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaigns: I've written to you about Jon Ossoff and Rev. Raphael Warnock before. They're both running for the U.S. Senate in Georgia. Yes, both. That's right: Two Senate...

More
  • July 31, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D. MA), in support of Mike Espy's (D. MS) U.S. Senate campaign: It’s not news to Mississippians, especially to Black Mississippians, that our government has left the state behind. For decades, Mississippi’s Republican leaders in Washington have sided...

More
  • June 29, 2020

Nina Turner appeared on stage soon after Bernie Sanders was declared the landslide winner of the Nevada caucus. She made it clear there was a lot of work still to do even with the continual incoming flak. Her speech is well worth listening to because it is clear it is...

More
  • February 29, 2020

x Hundreds of kids in Texas are spending Christmas Eve taking care of each other. Freezing cold, insufficient food, water, medical attention, hygienic resources. No contact with their parents. Many as young as 1. pic.twitter.com/JJ1OC9KZur — Charles Finch (@CharlesFinch) December 24, 2019 x Are you calling the kids your husband...

More
  • December 25, 2019

received this e-mail today from the League of Conservation Voters in support of Sara Gideon (D. ME), Cal Cunningham (D. NC) and Ben Ray Lujan’s (D. NM) U.S. Senate campaigns: With so much national attention focused on defeating the Trump administration and winning back the White House, critical races are...

More
  • December 9, 2019

Some Biden supporters who didn’t like my latest diary about Joe Biden got me thinking.  One commenter in particular thought it would be better if I focused on Andy Beshear’s electoral victory in the Kentucky governor’s race instead of running down Joe Biden.  I’m not entirely sure what Beshear’s race...

More
  • November 8, 2019

Take this with as many grains of salt as you want but… Reuters “MOSCOW (Reuters) – The Russian Ministry of Defense said on Sunday it had no reliable information on the U.S. operation that killed Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, state-run RIA news agency reported after U.S. President Donald...

More
  • October 27, 2019

OK.  My mood took a nose dive when I saw this last public poll in Kentucky on the upcoming governor’s race: Mason-Dixon poll: Matt Bevin and Andy Beshear tied in race for Kentucky's governor A new survey conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Strategy shows Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and Democratic Attorney General Andy Beshear deadlocked in...

More
  • October 20, 2019

Mike Pence is sooooo cute! Did you catch him the other day, down in Georgia, stumping for Brian Kemp? Boy, after 2 ½ years if getting more and more insignificant in Trump’s shadow, he really let his insecurity flag fly high. He told the crowd, “Stacey Abrams has Barack Obama and Oprah Winfrey coming to...

More
  • November 3, 2018

By  Mike Fox for Alan, Mike H., Deb, Janis, Dan, Kimberly, Bryan, Dr. Bill, and Shayna—Your PDA National Team Mike Siegel Wins Victory For Voting Rights! Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) endorsed Mike Siegel for Congress in TX-10. Texas is known for voter suppression. Incumbent Senator Ted Cruz is notorious for...

More
  • October 18, 2018

The Eight Amendment to the Irish Constitution, which is one of the strictest bans on abortion anywhere in the world, is projected to be repealed, as polls have closed in the Republic of Ireland, and, while no actual votes have been counted yet, an exit poll conducted for The Irish...

More
  • May 25, 2018
Available for Amazon Prime