Defund the Senate

Defund the Senate

Americans once again find their national well being captive to the depredations of the United States Senate. Alas, this is hardly the first time. Throughout its history the Senate has functioned as a barrier against needed social reform, and a bastion of reaction in a...
Democrats Have a Bench problem

Democrats Have a Bench problem

In 2008, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee attempted to recruit a governor, an attorney general, and four congressmen to run against Elizabeth Dole. When they came up short, most observers understood it as a recruiting failure. What is more striking in the...
Notes on the #NCSEN Democrats

Notes on the #NCSEN Democrats

Last week saw quarterly fundraising reports come out for Democratic candidates Jeff Jackson and Cheri Beasley. Jackson was first out of the gate, announcing that he had hauled in $900,000. Beasley took a few more days to release her money report, but when it came out,...

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