Tag Archives: 2014 election

The Endorsement Of Sara Gideon

While in 2020 the race for the White House will get most of the press the most important contest is for control of the Senate. One of the best Democratic pickup opportunities is in Maine. Fortunately the Democrats have a great candidate and tellthetruthonthem.com is endorsing her today. Meet Sara Gideon. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Sara Gideon

The Endorsement Of John Hickenlooper

Hop aboard as I transport you to Colorado for a few hundred words. Colorado is a bluish-purple state in transition; but certainly not blue yet. It’s not the kind of place where an AOC-type Democrat can win in 2020. A pure progressive would get killed in a statewide general election so a somewhat conservative Democrat or someone who takes a middle of the road approach embracing the best parts of both the progressive and conservative political philosophies is in order. I contend that John Hickenlooper is the latter. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Endorsement Of John Hickenlooper

An Early Peak At The 2020 Senate Races

We are past Thanksgiving as I write this and past both Christmas and New Year’s as you read it. It’s the time for Senate retirement announcements along with declarations of candidacy for the presidency; both will impact the 2020 Senate elections. For the first business day of 2019 I’d like to offer a premature peak. Let’s explore. Continue reading An Early Peak At The 2020 Senate Races

2020 Democrats – House Members, Governors And Mayors

This entire article is tainted by a prejudice I have based on a lot of political experience. I think it is extremely difficult for a member of the House of Representatives or a mayor to be elected President of the United States. Post World War II we have not elected a member of the House or a Mayor. (Gerald Ford was not elected.) We have elected several Governors but I simply do not see that special candidate in this year’s field. With that in mind let’s take a look at Andrew Cuomo, John Delaney, Eric Gacetti, John Hickenlooper, Mitch Landrieu, Martin O’Malley, Duval Patrick and Eric Swalwell.    Continue reading 2020 Democrats – House Members, Governors And Mayors

Some Lessons From The Mid-Terms

We are on the eve of the Mississippi Senate runoff. The last few 2018 races are yet to be called but enough of the dust has settled to derive a lot of lessons. Let’s explore. Continue reading Some Lessons From The Mid-Terms