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Randy Bryce concedes, November 6, 2018.

George Petrovich

Instead of gloom, Bryce and his supporters seemed to exude an air of gritty resolve. more

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Carole Trone

The nailbiter was emblematic of midterm elections across the country on Tuesday that delivered mixed results. more

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“We can’t just go through their system as normal, trusting that they’ll take care of us. So we’re walking out.” more

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Yoichi Okamoto

Hubert Humphrey could have blown the whistle on Nixon, but didn’t. more

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Rainbow wave

Anthony Quintano

While Donald Trump rallies the rightwing base with flagrant appeals to fear, anger, and racism, the most diverse slate of candidates in U.S. history is poised to change the direction of the nation’s politics for a long time to come. more

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Ted Eytan

Unless candidates tell us how they’re going to pay for their healthcare promises, we better not believe them. more

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Demoralized teachers, overtested students, and lack of improvement from draconian policies are changing public opinion on education. more

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Among a slew of attacks on voters, the GOP’s longstanding effort to simply turn them off remains among the most effective. more

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Vote like your life depends on it. It just might. more

Magazine

Blue wavers may find it harder to cast a ballot this fall, due to a counter-wave of policies meant to suppress the Democratic-leaning votes of the poor, the young, and minorities. more

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John Fraser

The midterms are a battle for the soul of both parties. more

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The Republican Governors Association, under Wisconsin’s Scott Walker’s leadership, has run a number of hypocritical attack ads on the Georgian gubernatorial candidate. more

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U.S. Senate Candidate Kerri Evelyn Harris may have lost, but she’s helped kickstart a movement in the state that’s upending an entrenched centrist approach. more

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In Tuesday’s primary elections, Democrats offer a powerful answer to the rapacious politics that have exacerbated inequality across the country. more

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Democratic Convention

UT Austin Briscoe Center for American History.

After the establishment came down on the counterculture at the 1968 Chicago Democratic National Convention, the Democratic Party was never the same. more

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Celine McNicholas of the Economic Policy Institute talks about a new moment to imagine the power of organized labor. more

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Wisconsin farmers, like rural folks across America post-2016 election, are reclaiming their legacy as key players in the country’s progressive movement. more

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In the Midwest and across the country, the November election will test the Democrats’ messages of civility and progress against an entrenched Republican Party that has now fully embraced Donald Trump. more

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