Democratic Politics

Democratic checks and balances were put in place for a reason – and this week we saw them in action
For democrats on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean, this has been a good week. And Lord knows, we haven’t had many of those
“Don’t just overlook the hard work that we did,” said one black woman who canvassed for Doug Jones.
That Black voters—and Black women in particular—were decisive in Doug Jones' upset should not be a surprise
Republican Roy Moore couldn’t overcome accusations of child molestation.
“You’ve got to pay attention — and vote,” the former president said.
But 58 Democrats voted for impeachment.
After Brexit, Trump, the rise of populism, fake news and alternative facts, and the recent sexual abuse cases, a strong, selfless
After Brexit, Trump, the rise of populism, fake news and alternative facts, and the recent sexual abuse cases, a strong, selfless