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Election 2022

'20 Electoral Votes as Well': The Mastriano Threat to Democracy Goes Beyond Pennsylvania

A primary night moment with one of Trump nation's most aggressive 'Big Lie' conspiracy theorists went viral online thanks to Democrats raising alarm bells about what a Republican victory for governor in Pennsylvania might mean for the future of the American Experiment.
Will Bunch ·


Progressive Summer Lee Declares Victory With Slim Margin in PA Primary

"The people took on the corporations and the people won," Lee said in a statement.

Jake Johnson ·


'We Have to Flip This Seat': After Senate Primary Win, Fetterman Shifts Focus to Beating GOP

"This is the most important race in the country," said Democratic U.S. Senate nominee John Fetterman. "Control of the Senate is going to come down to Pennsylvania."

Jake Johnson ·


AIPAC's Super PAC Spends Millions to Defeat Summer Lee, Other Progressives

Groups tied to the powerful anti-Palestinian rights lobby have run ads attacking Lee in Pennsylvania and former Bernie Sanders organizer Nida Allam in North Carolina.

Julia Conley ·


Neofascist Minority Rule by the GOP Is Laying Waste to the United States

If the Democratic Party is serious about preserving America as a constitutional republic, they better act fast and furiously to do so.

Thom Hartmann ·


'Bought and Paid for by You!': Fetterman Celebrates 200K Individual Donors in PA Primary

More than 99% of donors "have not given the maximum contribution and can give again and again," said the campaign.

Kenny Stancil ·


Rallying for Summer Lee, Sanders Rips AIPAC for Trying to 'Buy Elections'

"Talk about a corrupt political system," said Sen. Bernie Sanders. "And that is why Summer and so many of us are going to do everything that we can to put these super PACs out of business."

Jake Johnson ·


JD Vance, Backed by Trump and Billionaire Cash, Wins GOP Senate Primary in Ohio

"Vance is an out-of-touch millionaire who's made a career of bashing the working class and is the worst possible choice to represent Ohio," said Rep. Tim Ryan, who will face off against Vance in November.

Jake Johnson ·


'Terrifying': GOP Preparing 6-Week Federal Abortion Ban If They Win Back Congress

"A Democratic Senate chose to protect the filibuster instead of abortion rights," said one Democratic strategist. "The first thing a GOP Senate will do is toss the filibuster aside to effectively ban abortion nationwide."

Julia Conley ·


Young Rural Progressives Have a Message for the Democratic Establishment

"The future of progressive politics—and indeed our democracy—demands that we revive our relationship with rural communities," write Maine state Sen. Chloe Maxmin and her campaign manager.

Brett Wilkins ·


A Victory for Nina Turner Is Exactly What the Democratic Party Needs

A Turner win in Ohio’s 11th congressional district will revive the Democrats chances of holding onto the House and Senate in the Fall, as it will inspire young voters and the party’s progressive base who have become demoralized.

Alan Minsky ·

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