Patch has confirmed that Elizabeth Colbert-Busch, the sister of comedian Stephen Colbert, will seek the Democratic nomination
According to the Rutgers Center for American Women and Politics, women hold 16.8 percent of U.S. congressional seats -- 17
The chances for the Democrats to retake the House are now a lot better than the conventional wisdom has it, and my view is that for the sake of Obama's second term the entire party needs to re-orient itself to that possibility.
2012-08-28-scblog2.png The skyrocketing amount of money in politics is destroying the ability of public servants to do their jobs. I would be shocked if members of congress are able to devote even half of their daily schedule to the actual job for which they were elected.
As many former presidents could attest, political life is full of second acts. President Obama's is just beginning. How? By
Rep. Coffman refuses to support our commander in chief or our troops with anything other than conflicting rhetoric. Our nation should plan to begin, by Sept. 2010, withdrawal of combat units across Afghanistan.
We're living in a world where the behavior of right-wing lynch mobs clearly is far less about ideology, and far more about partisanship and racial hate.