By winning the Nevada Senate seat, the Democrats officially have the majority, but if we lose Senator Warnock’s seat, we’ll once again have to deal with a a 50-50 Senate. That mean sharing power with the Republicans AGAIN — negotiating… Read More ›
The Dems Deliver Yet Again
You know, at the start of this 117th Congress, not many people thought that the Democrats could get much done with a 50-50 split Senate and a Republican caucus hellbent on obstructing them. Yet here we are, having watched the… 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.
Manchin, Manchin, Manchin!
A lot of behind-the-scenes action involving Senator Joe Manchin spilled out into the open.
The Week’s Best Cartoons 5/29
A collection of great editorial cartoons covering this past week’s news.
Behind the Scenes Negotiating on Capitol Hill
When it is obvious that the Republicans aren’t governing in good faith, why are the Democrats taking the time to negotiate with them?
Let’s Talk About Joe Manchin
Senator Joe Manchin is in the news a lot now, because he represents the key 50th vote in the Senate. Let’s look at Manchin’s background to see what clues there are for how he might operate under President Biden.
All Eyes Are On the Senate
Three big news stories all converged on the Senate at the end of this week. Read up on all the details here.
Recap of Day 1 of the Impeachment Trial
Get caught up on the important points made on the first day of Trump’s second impeachment trial.
The Filibuster: Everything You Need To Know
Here’s everything you need to know about the filibuster: what it is, why it’s in the news, why people want to both keep it and nuke it, and more.
Inauguration Day!! Fun Things To Know About This Anticipated Day
Fun facts and information you’ll want to know to fully enjoy Biden and Harris’ inauguration today.
Let’s Check In On The Georgia Senate Races
The latest news about the Senate runoff races and GOP vs GOP infighting in Georgia.
What I’m Thankful For: Biden’s Cabinet Nominees
President-Elect Joe Biden’s Cabinet nominees signal a return to competence, expertise, and yes, good people. I am so grateful!
How Would a 50-50 Split Senate Work?
If the Democrats and Republicans each have 50 seats in the Senate, who leads? Here, I answer the most frequently asked questions about this scenario.
How To Help Win the 2 Georgia Senate Runoff Elections
The best guide to getting involved in the Georgia Senate runoff elections. Not only is there an activity to suit every personality, but this is a Georgia-centric list. Listening to local organizers is the key to winning!
Flip the Senate: Checking in on Arizona, North Carolina & Montana
Winning the White House without retaking the Senate is not what we want. Without the Senate, Joe Biden won’t be able to do much legislatively. Without the Senate, Mitch McConnell will pull every trick in the book to block every… Read More ›
None of the GOP Senators Deserve Their Jobs
We keep waiting to see when the Republican Senators might stand up for something. Some value they have that they won’t let Trump cross. And after the horrifying news of this weekend, we find that we’re still waiting. On Friday,… Read More ›
Battleground North Carolina: Let’s Flip the State Legislature
We can agree that Republicans have no business governing anywhere in the country, right? It’s not just that Trumpism seems to have infected politics at the state level, it’s not even that the Republican party doesn’t seem to have any… Read More ›
How to Help Re-Elect Senator Doug Jones
In order to flip the Senate this November, we need to flip 4 Republican seats. That’s while making sure we don’t lose any Democratic seats. And I’m sorry to say that the great Senator Doug Jones (D) from Alabama has… Read More ›
Is Lindsey Graham’s Senate Seat In Play?
I get it. No one likes Senator Lindsey Graham. He gets a lot of hate on social media, and let’s be honest, with good reason. He spoke out against Trump during the primaries, saying this: If we nominate Trump,… Read More ›