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.
Walden's absence on the trail *may* be because he's the architect behind the GOP effort to strip Americans of health coverage.
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan's budget priorities show where his heart is - and it's not with the people. He faces a November re-election challenge from Democrat Ben Jealous.
Download | iTunes | Spotify Kelly speaks with three women running for US Congress: Mary Gay Scanlon in Pennsylvania 05 (00:28-16:25); Dr. Kyle Horton in North Carolina 07 (16:33-33:04); and Mallory Hagan in Alabama 03 (33:11-53:41).
As I move through America and share my stories with you as an openly gay man of color, I have the great fortune to learn and grow from the many reader comments I receive. It has been both cathartic and inspiring to see messages telling me that these chronicles are helping some people learn, while … Continue reading Chronicles of an Outsider: Volume 4
The patriarchy is targeting Oregon's progressive female Governor. Republican Knute Buehler would take Oregon backwards. She must win.
Knute is anti-vaccination. He's anti-immigrant. He earned an 'F' from the League of Conservation Voters. He won't share his complete tax returns. Just Say NO to Knute. Republican Knute Buehler, a physician and two-term state representative, is running against Oregon’s current Governor, Kate Brown. Brown and Buehler offer a stark contrast for Oregon’s future. Buehler … Continue reading The Top 10 Reasons to Just Say No to Knute Buehler for Oregon Governor
Contributor J.L. Whitehead ponders a scenario where Democrats lose this November.
The Democrat running in purple CA-25 House district deftly threads political needle between reform advocates, gun owners.
Trump doesn't like protests outside the White House, so the admin is trying to impede our right to peaceably assemble. There are 3 days left to comment. Do it. While you still can.
Amy McGrath (KY), Mikie Sherrill (NJ), Abigail Spanberger and Elaine Luria (VA), MJ Hegar and Gina Ortiz Jones (TX), Chrissy Houlahan (PA) and Elissa Slotkin (MI) are all within striking distance of flipping their districts blue.
I'm Phillip Price. I am running to give Western North Carolina a voice in Congress instead of a rubber stamp for the agenda of the rich and powerful.
Download | iTunes | Spotify Sophy and Kelly talk the Politics of New Mexico with Marg Elliston, the Chair of the New Mexico Democratic Party (00:56-10:14) and with candidates Deb Haaland, who is running for US Congress in the 1st District (10:31-24:10), and Melanie Stansbury, who is running for the NM House in District 28 (24:28-50:25).
Download | iTunes | Spotify Kelly and Sophy speak with 4 Democratic nominees for state legislative seats: Jessica Karjala, the current representative in Montana House District 48, who is running for re-election (00:38-20:42); Kathleen James, running in Vermont House District Bennington-4 (21:00-36:01); Daryl Boling, running in Pennsylvania House District 152 (36:18-51:55); and Don Allan, running in Delaware House District … Continue reading PODCAST: Jessica Karjala, Kathleen James, Daryl Boling & Don Allan (Two Broads Talking Politics, Ep. 131)
Named by Maria Butina as one of her handlers, Simes exposes his allegiances to Trump & Russia.
I am David Wilson Brown, candidate for Congress in NC-10 and I care about the well-being of everyone in my district. Dear conservative friends and neighbors, I am not your enemy. I am not a socialist or a communist. I am not for taking your money to give to someone else. You work hard for … Continue reading Dear Conservative Friends: I Want to Represent You in Congress