Updating constituents about the shutdown, the new House Rep in CA-25 moves quickly to connect and communicate. While most freshman House members stayed in Washington, D.C. for additional orientation and education sessions last weekend, CA-25’s newly-inaugurated Rep. Katie Hill caught a red-eye flight back to her Southern California district to brief constituents on the status … Continue reading On Her 4th Day in Office, Katie Hill Flies Home, Hosts a Town Hall
Katie Hill's open communication as Congressmember-elect has CA-25 constituents excited about her first term as their Representative.
Background on the five Dem Committee Chairs who are going to be all up in Trump's business.
It seems prudent to put our current political trajectory into a broader historical context, but how can we do this considering that we are in the midst of such an unusual political atmosphere? Indeed, the 2016 election cycle has demonstrated that we need to revisit our conventional mores and standards for Presidential elections. In anticipating … Continue reading 2020: Using Reagan’s Tactics to Rally the Democratic Base
Two explosive reports detail how Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election to support Donald Trump.
Keener political hands than mine have noted that election night was cruel for Democrats in the Eastern Time Zone. Especially those of us who’d incautiously raised our hopes a bit high. Here in Ohio,we longed for redemption. In downtown Bowling Green “No Massacre Here,” dozens of volunteers, local committee members, and a few candidates gathered … Continue reading Swing State Saga: How We Fought on the Midterm Battleground
DemLabs' SeeSay experiment showed how we can crowdsource election integrity reporting.
Trump isn’t strong, powerful, or tough — he’s a guy who starts a fight at a club, knowing he rolled in with a security detail.
Comments due 12/17. If Trump succeeds, hundreds of thousands of tons of methane will be released - a gas with 86 times the planet-warming potential of CO2.
Bernie Sanders is going to run. Unfortunately, he has pissed off the largest Democratic demographic...35+ Black Women, and we aren't having it!
The House impeaches, but the Senate convicts & removes a president - requiring a 2/3 majority. Twenty Republicans would have to vote against Trump. Don't hold your breath.
On Thursday of last week, the Frankfurt Police Department raided six of the Bank's offices, after allegations of Russian money laundering, once again came to light.
Download | iTunes | Spotify Sophy and Kelly speak with three women running for Alderman in the Chicago Municipal Election in February 2019: Katie Sieracki in the 33rd Ward (00:28-20:50); Maggie O'Keefe in the 40th Ward (21:05-40:06); and Marianne Lalonde in the 46th Ward (40:22-53:36).
This piece was originally published in The Integrity Initiative There were famous religious dissidents in the former Soviet Union. New Christian opposition organizations have sprung up to continue their legacy, Kseniya Kirillova writes. A new Russian “socio-political club” called The New Orthodoxy was announced in Moscow in October. Its founders assert that the name originates … Continue reading New Dissident Movements in Russia have Christian Roots
The assault on voting rights in Wisconsin has been devastatingly effective. A rundown of what the GOP has done and how to mitigate the damage.
We are enabling our amoral, unboundaried, aspiring dictator of a President as we go about our daily lives, staying inside the lines, refraining from committing civil disobedience.
Download | iTunes | Spotify In the first segment Kelly speaks with former state legislative candidate Brett Pransky and with Sara Ridley from Action Together Lakewood about why the Blue Wave skipped Ohio in 2018 (or whether it really did) and what that means for 2020 (00:30-32:00). In the second segment Kelly chats with digital campaign strategist David Yankovich … Continue reading PODCAST: Lessons for 2020 (Two Broads Talking Politics, Episode 158)
A good Speaker can make all the difference in the US House. Here are some critical variables that factor in to making the right pick.
Comments and actions by Hyde-Smith betray her faulty character and deeply racist attitudes. Mississippi should elect Mike Espy to the Senate on Tuesday.
Kremlin attitudes toward the Trump Administration have been amplified by Russian media.
The cultural gap between urban and rural Oregon is at the heart of political differences in the state, as is the case across the US.
It's time to support Nancy Pelosi - LOUDLY and PROUDLY.
It started slowly, but one week out it's clear: the GOP was swamped in the midterms by a multi-hued Democratic wave.
Call your Senators and Representative and urge them to demand that Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker recuse himself.
This Veterans Day, let's take a look at the current state of the largest health care system in the United States: The Department of Veteran Affairs.
The magic mix of efficiency, honesty, elder experience & Millennial/Gen Z fervor delivered an inclusive victory in CA-25.
The timing of Jeff Sessions' forced resignation is purposeful: we're tired. But now more than ever, we have to show Trump that our Resistance is relentless.As a highly engaged Blue Wave activist, I woke up the morning after Election Day looking forward to a slight smidgen of normalcy. Kiss the kids. Drink some coffee. Have … Continue reading No Rest for the Wave: Massive Nationwide Protests Thursday at 5pm
An election official claimed my friend's provisional ballot would go uncounted, and be thrown in the trash. This is NOT true. Demand your ballot, and vote.
The brainchild of the black extreme right-wing personality Candace Owens, "blexit" is a false narrative meant to urge black voters to leave the Democratic Party.
Born in India & raised in working class Ohio, this Arizona doctor & cancer research advocate is vying to be AZ-08's Congresswoman.
Analysts see the Latino vote as the greatest chance as well as the greatest challenge of Beto’s campaign. In spite of the record turnout in Texas, the Latino vote remains uncertain.
Democrats may win big on Tuesday. I hope they do. But if they instead suffer poll-defying or otherwise suspect losses, they must challenge those results.
Kamala Harris, Gavin Newsom hold a rally for Katie Hill & Christy Smith ... and the Democrats in the audience put GOP crowds to shame.
Electing Republican Knute Buehler would be a huge mistake. Kate Brown is the Governor that Oregon needs. Here's why.
If Knute Buehler is elected, Oregon would have a Governor prone to misdiagnosing problems and offering solutions that won’t work.
I’ve been knocking on doors since March, meeting everyone I can to hear about the issues they are facing. My goal is to listen and learn how we can create solutions together to improve life in Idaho. I want to be sure I’m concentrating on the most important things so I can work across the … Continue reading Parties Divide. Issues Unite.
What does it take for Dave Brat (VA-07) to care about the members of our military and their families?
An Opinion on How to Save American Democracy In 4 Days #BallotsNOTBullets Let me start off by saying, that I'm not discrediting any other race here, I'm only stating what I know from personal experience, as a black woman in America. I'm 42 years old, I am educated with a degree from Franklin University in … Continue reading Think Like A Black Woman…Too
Download | iTunes | Spotify Kelly talks with Nick Knudsen, Editor-in-Chief of DemWritePress, about #WaveCast, the grassroots Twitter-based broadcast of the Blue Wave.
My opponent in NC-11 is a no-show in his district. Elect Phillip Price: I'll show up for you.
As its confrontation with the West grows, Russia's use of the elements of blackmail, both veiled and direct, in its diplomacy is increasing.
The Press Secretary wants to erase the onslaught of violent rhetoric that has been imposed upon us continually for the better part of three years.
As your Representative in Washington's 5th Congressional District, I will defend the Constitution and ensure that corruption is met with accountability.
Can we multi-task? Yes we can. Just look at the last two years.
Republican Secretary of State John Merrill adopts his party's favorite approach: anti-woman, anti-Democratic tirades on Twitter.
Let's Hope Florida - and America - gets off Scott-free this November.
Marsha Blackburn is a terrible Congressperson. Why would she be a better Senator?
Constituents in NY-19 must turn their backs on the hateful, race-baiting campaign of Republican John Faso. Luckily there is a stellar Democrat to vote for.
If you thought Jeff Flake was bad, just wait until you find out what Martha McSally is all about.
Daryl Boling, Democrat for PA District 152, describes how he wants to set a new standard for accessibility as a state representative.