Democrats’ Shutdown Collapse Highlights Intra-Party Problems

Politico’s Bill Scher put it best: “Democrats are living their own version of Groundhog Day. Every day, they wake up and realize they are still in the 2016 presidential primary.” More than a year after the 2016 elections the party is still facing an internal struggle between its left-leaning faction, with Sen. Bernie Sanders as…
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Liberals Groups Are Already Warning Democrats Not to Work With Republicans on Tax Reform

A lot has changed in the thirty one years since the last tax reform bill was passed through Congress. Mail went from stuffed mailboxes to electronic inboxes, cell phones went from brick sized rarities to pocket-sized computers, and social media went from water cooler talks to Facebook posts. But perhaps the biggest change is political…
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Democrats Just Sabotaged Their Best Hope for 2020

Well that was quick. Once the do-no-wrong darling of Democrats, and the inevitable front-runner for the party’s 2020 presidential ticket, Sen. Elizabeth Warren suddenly finds herself being minimized by key party leadership. So how did the progressive lion get muzzled? Simple. A poll. Earlier this week, a Politico/Morning Consult poll found that 43 percent of…
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Trump’s Recent Actions Show Democrats Have Been Fighting a Fiction

As with most presidential elections, the most recent one left about half of Americans pleased, and another half displeased. Of course, those moderate adjectives fail to do justice to the response of some anti-Trumpers, who absolutely melted down on November 9th. Institutions of higher learning were especially distraught. Princeton issued a statement offering to “hold…
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