Senior House Democrat Says “It’s Time” For Pelosi to Step Down

Democrats know that the 2018 elections are a do-or-die moment for their party. They’ve raised electoral expectations to the point where winning back the House majority isn’t reason for celebration, it’s a yawn-and-shrug event. And if it doesn’t happen? Well, the New York Times’ Frank Bruni writes: Howard Wolfson, who was one of the chief…
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Democrats’ Losing Streak Will Continue So Long As Pelosi Is In Charge

“What we are doing right now is not working,” Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan said following the 2016 elections. “Under our current leadership, Democrats have been reduced to our smallest congressional minority since 1929. This should indicate to all of us that keeping our leadership unchanged will simply lead to more disappointment in future elections.” Nearly…
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Pelosi Prevails Despite Democrats’ Decline

Democrats got torched on Election Day. More accurately, they’ve been torched the last three Election Days. Republicans now hold majorities in 68 out of 99 state legislative chambers, and have control of both chambers in 33 states. The party holds 33 out of the nation’s 50 governors’ mansions, up from just 19 eight years ago,…
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Identity Politics Has Failed, But Democrats Stand Behind It

The ascendency of Donald Trump to the highest office in the United States was sure to cause a crisis for liberalism. Inevitably, liberals—mostly those with their own blogs—would deign it necessary to figure out what went so wrong that a candidate like Hillary Clinton could get beaten by a candidate like Donald Trump. For several…
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