Tag Archives: Democratic Party

Bernie Sanders, the not-so-social Democrats and the not-so-democratic Socialists

By Seán Patrick Donlan As the California Democratic primary finally, mercifully, approaches, the drama intensifies. At this point, that tension has little to do with the procedures by which the party selects its presidential candidate. Their nominee was already decided … Continue reading

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Should Democrats dump Dixie?

By Robert Mann The questions were inevitable after U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu’s downfall sounded a sad coda for the Democrats’ already sagging fortunes in the midterm elections: Is the Democratic Party dead in the South? Should they give up on … Continue reading

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Sen. Elbert Guillory promotes GOP with fear, bigotry

By Robert Mann There’s still a month left in 2014, but the prize for the year’s most egregious act of fear mongering in Louisiana politics clearly goes to state Sen. Elbert Guillory, R-Opelousas. Guillory has this year produced two campaign videos … Continue reading

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The GOP and Latinos: Will immigration reform change their relationship? Not likely

By Robert Mann Having lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections, some Republican leaders in Congress have finally decided to tack a different course this week by throwing their support behind major immigration reform. To … Continue reading

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