But there is one part of our political process where Democrats can effect meaningful change without constitutional changes. This is the manner in which the party of progressives selects its nominees for president.
If there is a single word that best describes what is key to being a good friend, and also being a good Democrat, it is empathy. You care. You care about people who you know, and equally important, you care about those who you may not know, but who are in need of support.
History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes. I’ve been trying to figure out why our current political moment feels so familiar and the answer has been there the whole time. We never stopped fighting the 2016 campaign, the names of the characters have changed but the dynamics haven’t, nor have the issues.
The American republic is in crisis. Presidents abuse their power with impunity. Congress wallows in its dysfunction. The mechanism established by our Constitution to
It’s January of 2021 and in spite of a hard fought challenge from incumbent President Donald Trump, Democrats have managed to win the presidency
As a lifelong Democrat and now a high schooler, I have realized just how many of us there are in St. Louis, especially in
The professor shakes our hands and starts right off with his policy ideas. He admits that small talk and working a room are not
Sarah Huckabee Sanders handled herself with such dignity and fine reasoning in the Red Hen incident, but three days later at her press conference,
It’s understandable that there would be some excitement today in the world of Democrats. They won an inning, the one they play in the
If you’re a Republican, a standard criticism of Democrats is that they are bad with all things money – raising it, spending it, managing