|Center for American Progress
|Engaging Youth Voters Beyond Marriage Equality|
Findings from a poll of young pro-marriage-equality voters illuminate ways that future progressive campaigns can be responsive to youth voices. ...
|Making Progress: 10 Years of Ideas, Action, and Change|
Today, as the Center for American Progress celebrates its 10th anniversary, we look at the impact CAP has had on the country. ...
|The Top 13 Women of Color to Watch in 2013|
These 13 women of color are leaving their mark on everything from politics to entertainment to health. ...
|Martin Unchained: Radical Reformer, Nonviolent Militant|
This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we should remember the true Dr. King and free him from a reconstructed history that never was. ...
|Democracy, Democratic Governance, and Transparent Institutions in the American Interest|
The Center for American Progress and the Center for Strategic and International Studies have collaborated to promote progressive and democratic governance around the world. ...
|Comparing Conservative and Progressive Investment in America's Youth|
Conservative groups' funding advantage has helped the right communicate with young Americans and develop leaders despite the fundamental issue-area differences between conservative movement fundamentals and the Millennial generation. ...
|3 Lessons the 2012 Election Taught Us About the Progressive Coalition|
Ruy Teixeira explains why the 2008 presidential outcome was not a fluke and how the progressive coalition has made an impact in 2012. ...
|The Obama Coalition in the 2012 Election and Beyond|
With President Obama's re-election, a progressive multiracial, multiethnic, and cross-class coalition has clearly emerged, albeit in an early and tenuous stage. ...
|LIVESTREAM: Katha Pollitt Explains Why We Need to Reclaim Abortion Rights|
On Wednesday November, 5 at 7pm EST, Pollitt joins MSNBC’s Irin Carmon and the New School’s Terri Gordon for a live event.
|Mitch McConnell's Freighted Ties to a Shadowy Shipping Company |
After drugs were found aboard the Ping May, a vessel owned by his wife’s family’s company, Colombian authorities are investigating.
|The Missing Women of Afghanistan |
After 13 Years of war, Afghan women are still fighting for basic human rights.
|Is Ukraine Slipping Into Illiberal Democracy?|
Nicolai N. Petro
The terms “pro-European” and “anti-European” no longer serve as useful reference points in Ukrainian politics—the real issue in this election was war or peace.
|Will Washington, DC, Legalize Pot?|
Polls show strong support for an initiative there. And it’s on the ballot in Oregon and Alaska, too.
|These 3 Men Have Been Locked Up For Almost 20 Years. Are They Innocent?|
In 1996, the NYPD charged George Bell, Gary Johnson and Rohan Bolt in the brutal Davis-Epstein murders, but the evidence was never airtight.
|Vote Working Families Party to Pressure Andrew Cuomo|
In New York State, the best way to end corruption, reform politics and counter inequality is to keep the WFP strong.
|Finally, a Verdict on Blackwater's Nisour Square Shooters|
Accountability for the massacre in Iraq is a start—but we should also be talking about reducing reliance on private military contractors.
|What Are Republican Donors Thinking?|
Under Obama, the richer are richer than ever, but Wall Street isn’t repaying the favor.
|How Racism Stole Black Childhood|
People who are black and poor aren’t allowed to be young and irresponsible.
|Campaign for America's Future
|The Democratic Strategist
|Creamer: GOP Fears, Suppresses African American Voters|
The following article, by Democratic strategist Robert Creamer, author of "Stand Up Straight: How Progressives Can Win," is cross-posted from HuffPo:
North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis didn't have any problem jamming through a so-called "voter ID" law ...
|Meanwhile, Back in the States|
As we near election day, after months of speculation about U.S. Senate races, it's good to remember there are important downballot elections, and not just for statewide offices. State legislative races are hanging fire, too, and I
|Political Strategy Notes|
Greg Sargent has a "hopeful but realistic" interview with Guy Cecil, the executive director of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, at the Plum Line.
The Upshot's Nate Cohn reveals "Why Polls Tend to Undercount Democrats," cites "extensive research, ...
|DCorps: If Dems Hold the Senate, Here's Why|
From a DCorps e-blast:
Reason #1 African American turnout surprised everyone. Black voters are now high turnout voters even in off-year elections -- we saw this in Virginia last year and James Carville says it will happen in Louisiana ...
|Brownstein: Dems' Must Turn Out Educated Single White Women|
All indications are that Democrats are doing a good job in mobilizing African American voters, or rather the African American communities are doing it for themselves. It would be good to see some encouraging indicators that the same is ...
|Early Voting in Big Easy Bodes Well for Landrieu|
From "Early voter turnout explodes in New Orleans; could be good sign for Mary Landrieu" by Robert McClendon at The Times-Pacayune:
New Orleanians have been voting early in droves, according to the Orleans Parish registrar of voters.
|A 'Magic' Number for the Midterms|
One of the great hobbies of political junkies everywhere is the search for the magic indicator, the polling statistic that predicts more accurately than any other who is going to win. At CNN Politics, Peter Hamby reports ...
|Political Strategy Notes|
So how close is the battle for Senate control at this political moment? Princeton Election Consortium's Sam Wang sees seven Senate races within 3 percentage points --- a hell of a lot better for Dems than was supposed ...