Polling in New Hampshire and nationally shows the Massachusetts senator struggling with independents who plan to vote in the Democratic primaries.
Revolts, Reforms and Divides: An Independent Look at the 2016 Presidential Election by Jacqueline Salit
The Black Vote Shrinks, the Black and Independent Alliance Stalls With 52.1 percent of the vote, Maine became the first state
She is not going to move the voters with her oratory skills, or by making promises that everyone already predicts. She needs to narrow her communication gap with the voters by dispensing with the guarded persona that muddles her message--even though the content in her message is far more defined, corporeal, and nuanced than her opponent's rather murky "plans" (declarations only, no details).
I am an independent so that gives me more license to say what I am about to than if I was a Democrat, Republican, Green Party, or Libertarian.
That's why the ticket of Gary Johnson and William Weld is doing so well--for a third party. Regardless of whether or not one likes them--I do--they have done something important, something with long term consequences. These two ex-governors have been hammering on a central them--you can have BOTH social freedom and economic freedom.
It was in George Washington’s Farewell Address that he warned political parties would be “potent engines, by which cunning
Bernie, Barack and Bloomberg, the Three B's, could have used the chaos of this cycle to advance a new majoritarian, transpartisan, and multi-racial electoral coalition, one that is pro-reform and breaks with the endless regress of winning-at-all-costs. But they didn't.
I must keep in mind, too, the Supreme Court, for the next president will no doubt select more than one replacement. Merritt
It is unfair, and un-American, to be taxed while being denied the right to participate fully in the process to elect our representatives. The 1965 Voting Rights Act reformed our democracy in unprecedented ways. Without it, we are seeing various schemes to disenfranchise voters succeed.
A serious question for the Clinton-controlled Democratic Party: You guys know that independents -- the huge swath of America that you have consistently sidelined and disenfranchised -- are allowed to vote in the general election, right? Just checking.