New York Primary
“This campaign changed expectations about what’s possible in New York state," the progressive challenger to Gov. Andrew Cuomo said after her primary loss.
The ambitious new left wing wiped out a faction of breakaway Democrats in the state Senate.
Will it work? Thursday's Democratic primary should provide some answers.
From governor to state Senate and even party committees, the Empire State’s old party bosses are on the defensive.
Zephyr Teachout won, but Eric Kingson didn't.
On March 16, the media said it was over, and they're saying it's over now. But those who "do their own research" knew then that the movement had many contests left to win, and they know now that 19 states and 1,401 delegates are still available.
This was a week of goodbyes. On Tuesday, with big wins in the New York primary by Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the chances for Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders to win the nominations before the conventions didn't exactly leave the building, but they're headed for the exits. Later that night, Elizabeth Warren, in an epic Twitter rant, said goodbye to Ted Cruz's whining. In response to an email Cruz sent out about the "significant sacrifice" he was making by running, including that his "health and sleep are limited," Warren tweeted: "Know whose sleep is limited? Working parents who stay up worrying about getting kids thru college w/o big debt. @TedCruz blocked #refi." At least both agree on the importance of sleep. But the saddest goodbye came on Thursday with the news of Prince's death. He was an incredibly talented, versatile, gender-bending, glow-in-the-dark genius whose music was so undeniably human and irresistible - a force of harmony in a time of division. As he wrote in his song Baltimore, "Peace is more than the absence of war."
You're not excited? You're not alone...
Colbert pointed out that "Reince Priebus" is an anagram for "crisp bee urine." Without vowels, his name becomes: "RNC PR BS" -- which could indeed also be a very foreshortened version of his job description. But there it is.
The hijacking of America's 2016 zeitgeist by Trump's Conservative motor-mouthing gained public traction by preying on the fears and frustrations of those who know just enough to be ignorant, with or without a college education.