Personally, this was quite a week for me. But it sure was one whopper of a week in politics. Let’s get to the good news and the best cartoons! Good News A Manhattan jury found Donald Trump liable for the… Read More ›
Popular Vote Compact: The Reason The Federalist is Freaking Out
So, a few days ago, the Federalist tweeted out an article with this ominous sounding post: “Democrats Are Dangerously Close To Changing Laws So Our President Is Elected By Popular Vote.” Besides making it clear that Republicans are terrified of… Read More ›
13 Ways You Can Help Register More Voters
The act of voting is a centerpiece of our American democracy. But before you can vote, you must be registered to vote. A conservative estimate from the Pew Charitable Trusts indicated that just over 1 in 5 eligible Americans are… Read More ›
Don’t Honor MLK Jr. with a Quote; Honor Him with Action
It’s not that I don’t find Martin Luther King Jr.’s words inspiring. I do. It’s just that posting a quote and calling it a day seems like a terrible way to honor the civil rights icon. I’m guessing he’d rather… Read More ›
Senate 2022: The Full List of Seats Up For Re-election
Here are all of the 2022 Senate races, separated by how competitive each seat is.
How Did That Headline Make You Feel?
How do you react when you read contradictory stories?
One Month To Go! How You Can Drive Turnout in Virginia
It’s all hands on deck to help drive turnout and keep Virginia blue! Election Day is November 2!!
When the News Gets Frustrating
Democracies can be frustrating. That’s part of the design.
The Republicans Are Playing Chicken
Defaulting on our debt would likely wreck the world economy. Here’s what’s going on.
7 Ways to Get Ready for National Voter Registration Day
A list of 7 easy-to-do ideas to help make National Voter Registration Day a success this year.
Reflecting on the Attacks on our Democracy
A reflection on who we were as a nation following 9/11 vs. who we are today, and how we move forward.
Election Calendar for September 2021
A list of all of the special elections happening in the U.S. in September 2021.
Could the 2024 Presidential Election Get Overturned?
The nightmare scenarios for 2024 are quite scary. But I know that what we accomplish in 2022 can lessen the chance that 2024 is a disaster.
How To Plug Into Stacey Abrams’ Hot Call Summer
Details about Stacey Abrams’ initiative to get the For The People Act passed in the Senate.
How To Help Keep Deb Haaland’s NM Seat Blue
Democrats need to build a better habit of turning out for special elections. Our next chance to help turn out voters is for Deb Haaland’s former seat in New Mexico.
The Fight For DC Statehood Heats Up
A short explainer about the fight to make Washington DC the 51st state in the union.
Where Are We With Biden’s Cabinet Nominees?
A quick rundown on President Biden’s Cabinet nominees. Who has been confirmed, who has been approved but not yet received a vote, and who is still stuck in committee.
It’s Time For a 2021 Gerrymandering Update
2021 is a big year for the census, redistricting, and who will ultimately be allowed to draw the map lines.
We Must Protect Voting Rights In Our Own States
Protecting voting rights needs to happen at both the federal and the state level. Here’s what’s happening in the states and how we can protect access to the ballot.
Let’s Honor MLK Jr. With Action, Not a Quote
Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. with a quote seems terribly insufficient. Here are my thoughts on how we can honor him properly, especially considering where this country is right now.