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Democratic Strategy Archives

July 18, 2014 - Just Another Political Prop by Deacon Blues
July 11, 2014 - Mock Their Sorry Asses by Deacon Blues
July 7, 2014 - It's Time for the "Gimmick Speech" by Deacon Blues
July 5, 2014 - Holding SCOTUS and the "Faithful" Accountable by Deacon Blues
July 3, 2014 - GOP Runs The Country Without White House by Deacon Blues
June 10, 2014 - Cantor's Loss Helps Dems, Obama by Deacon Blues
June 4, 2014 - Bad Judgment From The White House by Deacon Blues
May 30, 2014 - Obama Treads Water by Deacon Blues
May 13, 2014 - Give Them A Reason To Vote Against Something by Deacon Blues
May 8, 2014 - Benghazi: Play or No Play? by Deacon Blues
May 5, 2014 - Find the Simple Message by Deacon Blues
May 5, 2014 - Cracks in the Wall by Deacon Blues
May 2, 2014 - Deal With The Long-Term Unemployed by Deacon Blues
April 30, 2014 - Rand Paul's Wild Side by Deacon Blues
April 27, 2014 - Dems May Survive 2014 After All by Deacon Blues
April 15, 2014 - Of Course They'd Shut Him Down by Steve
April 7, 2014 - Paul's Real Target Is Jeb by Steve
April 1, 2014 - Go On Offense by Steve
March 31, 2014 - Low Turnout Blues by Steve
March 16, 2014 - Dems Need To Start Distancing Themselves by Steve
March 13, 2014 - Thursday Odds and Ends by Steve
March 5, 2014 - The House GOP Should Be Held In Contempt by Steve
February 27, 2014 - Another GOP Self-Inflicted Wound by Steve
February 23, 2014 - Now He Wants To Be A Progressive by Steve
November 17, 2013 - President, or Party? by Steve
November 12, 2013 - A Real Challenge, or a Tone-Setter? by Steve
November 11, 2013 - A 2016 Democratic Intraparty Battle? by Steve
October 19, 2013 - The Upcoming Final Act by Steve
October 13, 2013 - Waiting Until The End by Steve
October 10, 2013 - Dealing With The Kids by Steve
October 9, 2013 - Stop Paying the GOP Zip Codes by Steve
October 8, 2013 - Sinking the GOP by Steve
October 1, 2013 - Stirring Things Up by Steve
September 29, 2013 - Living With Their Rhetoric by Steve
September 21, 2013 - Taking The Country Over The Cliff by Steve
September 6, 2013 - Closed Wallets by Steve
July 23, 2013 - The Numbers Start Slipping by Steve
July 21, 2013 - White House: Time to Talk About Jobs by Steve
July 7, 2013 - 2016 Is Not That Far Off by Steve
June 26, 2013 - Hacks in Robes by Steve
May 18, 2013 - Winning, In Spite Of Himself by Steve
May 8, 2013 - A Hard Look by Steve
January 21, 2013 - The Campaign Must Continue by Steve
January 12, 2013 - Makes Them Feel Powerful by paradox
January 9, 2013 - Tying Themselves Into Knots by Steve
January 5, 2013 - How I Hope Obama Doesn’t Negotiate Debt Ceiling by paradox
January 3, 2013 - Playing the Long Game by Steve
January 1, 2013 - Obama Fractures House GOP Caucus by Steve
December 31, 2012 - A New Year's Eve Present for the GOP by Steve
December 28, 2012 - Breaking Up The House (GOP) by Steve
December 21, 2012 - Time For A Democratic Wedge Issue by Steve
July 1, 2012 - Where Are Romney's New Voters? by Steve
June 4, 2012 - Chicago Gets It by Deacon Blues
March 3, 2012 - Weekend Ponderings by Steve
September 16, 2011 - Ill Equipped For Battle by Deacon Blues
September 14, 2011 - Pay Up, John Hagee by Deacon Blues
September 12, 2011 - Too Little, Too Late by Steve
August 14, 2011 - A "No" Vote for Obama by Steve
August 11, 2011 - Mr. President, Do Something Or Get Out Of The Way by Deacon Blues
July 12, 2011 - McConnell Kneecaps Himself by Deacon Blues
July 11, 2011 - Good Tone, But False Assumptions by Deacon Blues
July 10, 2011 - Boehner, McConnell Hand Obama The Advantage by Steve
July 8, 2011 - What Obama Could Say, But Won't by Deacon Blues
July 7, 2011 - What Obama Is Actually Proposing by Deacon Blues
June 21, 2011 - Health Care Reform's Demise by Steve
April 8, 2011 - Did The Dems Cave on the Policy Riders? by Deacon Blues
April 8, 2011 - GOP Holding Out To Kill Planned Parenthood by Steve
April 2, 2011 - No Progressivism, No Progress by Steve
February 21, 2011 - Can The GOP Leadership Really Negotiate? by Deacon Blues
February 19, 2011 - How Hard Can It Be? by Steve
February 14, 2011 - Obama's Budget Meets His Needs by Deacon Blues
January 3, 2011 - Focus the Debate Upon Jobs by Steve
December 5, 2010 - Blaming the Left? by Oly Mike
November 22, 2010 - The Bottom 99 Percent by Deacon Blues
November 20, 2010 - We’re On Crack by paradox
October 31, 2010 - Finding Their Own Way by Steve
October 30, 2010 - Going On Defense the Next Two Years by Steve
October 12, 2010 - No Message, No Mission by Deacon Blues
October 4, 2010 - Get The Video by Deacon Blues
September 21, 2010 - A Third Party Opening? by Deacon Blues
September 14, 2010 - GOP/Tea Party Platform Not Popular by Deacon Blues
September 11, 2010 - A Corporate Whore by Steve
August 31, 2010 - A Call To Come Home by Deacon Blues
August 30, 2010 - No Sound And Fury by Deacon Blues
August 21, 2010 - Focus On The Tax Deficit by Steve
July 13, 2010 - Labor Does What White House Should Be Doing by Steve
July 3, 2010 - Cleaning Up After Obama by Steve
June 25, 2010 - The Total Failure of Bipartisanship by paradox
June 18, 2010 - Taking A 2x4 To Them by Steve
May 5, 2010 - GOP Base Losing Steam by Deacon Blues
May 4, 2010 - Immigration: Have The Debate This Year by Deacon Blues
April 9, 2010 - A Progressive Off-Ramp? by Steve
March 26, 2010 - Authoritarian Bullies Don’t Lose Well by paradox
March 25, 2010 - A Lonely Place For The GOP by Deacon Blues
March 23, 2010 - Approval Spikes Upward for Health Care Reform Bill by Deacon Blues
March 21, 2010 - The World Didn't End With Stupak by Steve
March 18, 2010 - The Last Piece Towards Victory? by Deacon Blues
March 13, 2010 - For 2010, It Needs To Be About Jobs by Steve
March 11, 2010 - Make The GOP Filibuster Financial Reform by Deacon Blues
March 10, 2010 - Cry Me A River, John-Boy by Deacon Blues
March 4, 2010 - Healthcare Schizophrenia by Steve
March 2, 2010 - Primary Time by paradox
March 1, 2010 - The End of the World as We Know It by paradox
February 11, 2010 - Make Campaign Finance An Issue by Deacon Blues
February 10, 2010 - America: Built for Tanks & Banks by paradox
February 5, 2010 - Make Them Filibuster by Steve
January 23, 2010 - The Five Traitors by Steve
January 21, 2010 - The Gift That Is Scott Brown by Steve
January 20, 2010 - Adios, Joe by paradox
January 19, 2010 - Lesson Number One by Turkana
December 16, 2009 - The Age of the Executive by paradox
October 29, 2009 - Pressuring Wayward Dems by Steve
October 27, 2009 - Jolting Joe by Steve
October 8, 2009 - The Public Option Counter-Attack by Steve
July 24, 2009 - At Least Obama Called Us Bloggers by paradox
July 18, 2009 - Our Wonderful Senators by paradox
July 16, 2009 - Fight and Win Healthcare in August by paradox
July 9, 2009 - Absolutely No Excuses This Time by paradox
June 6, 2009 - The State of the Progressive Movement by eriposte
May 10, 2009 - To Serve the Country by paradox
May 8, 2009 - Don't Assume We're Dancing On Their Graves by Turkana
April 29, 2009 - Principles Matter, Not Ideas / Torture Memory Hole Update by paradox
February 24, 2009 - Pursue the Agenda, Forget the Reeps by Deacon Blues
February 4, 2009 - In Their Faces by Steve
January 30, 2009 - Stupid Democrats, and Presidents by Steve
January 27, 2009 - Beat Their Brains Out by Steve
November 12, 2008 - Al Gore is Not a Czar by paradox
November 11, 2008 - Those Clinton People [updated] by paradox
February 15, 2008 - Pelosi Fighting The Good Fight by Jeff Dinelli
January 30, 2008 - Greenwald on "Bipartisanship" by Turkana
December 22, 2007 - About the Democratic Party by paradox
November 14, 2007 - War Funding Bill Moves To Senate by Steve
November 13, 2007 - Reid: No More Rubber Stamps by Steve
November 7, 2007 - Morning Notes by Steve
November 6, 2007 - On the table? by Erin Alecto
October 25, 2007 - It's Their Funeral by Steve
October 25, 2007 - Clobber Them Again On SCHIP Versus Iraq by Steve
October 23, 2007 - Bush Facing SCHIP Defeat by Steve
October 17, 2007 - Afraid of Mr. 24%? by Steve
October 17, 2007 - GOP Whistling Past The Graveyard On SCHIP by Steve
October 15, 2007 - A Failed War by Steve
October 15, 2007 - Throwing Away An 84% Advantage by Steve
October 8, 2007 - Democrats To Cave - Once Again - On FISA by Steve
October 7, 2007 - News Flash: Fighting Back Works! by paradox
October 2, 2007 - No More Capitulations by Steve
September 25, 2007 - Grassley: Target Fellow Republicans Over SCHIP Rejection by Steve
September 24, 2007 - Getting Nowhere On Global Warming by Steve
September 22, 2007 - Iraq Blank Checks And Fiscal Irresponsibility by Steve
September 22, 2007 - What Now? by paradox
September 21, 2007 - Will SCHIP Save Democrats From Themselves? by Steve
September 21, 2007 - Reid: Botching Another Opportunity by Steve
September 18, 2007 - Public Trusts Hillary On Health Care by Steve
September 17, 2007 - Getting Universal Health Care Done by Steve
September 16, 2007 - Eli Pariser Steps Up by paradox
September 11, 2007 - Ho Hum by Steve
September 11, 2007 - Senate Foreign Relations Not So Easy For Petraeus by Steve
September 11, 2007 - MoveOn Didn't Help by Steve
September 7, 2007 - Time For Levin To Grow A Pair by Steve
September 6, 2007 - Make McCain Sell It by Steve
September 6, 2007 - Mid Day Update by Steve
September 1, 2007 - The Insane Criminality of Dick Cheney by paradox
August 31, 2007 - Warner's Decision Impacts Iraq Debate by Steve
August 29, 2007 - Can Al-Maliki And Democrats Help Each Other? by Steve
August 29, 2007 - Two Years Of Neglect by Steve
August 21, 2007 - Levin's Silliness by Steve
August 13, 2007 - Goodbye Karl; Hello Reality by Steve
August 11, 2007 - Democrats Say Getting a Clue on Iraq May Take Years by paradox
August 11, 2007 - Running Out the Clock in Quiet Desperation by paradox
August 8, 2007 - What The FISA Vote Says About September by Steve
August 7, 2007 - The "Political Advantage" Defense Mechanism by Steve
August 6, 2007 - Democrats' Selective Surrender On Data Mining by Steve
August 3, 2007 - Heading For An SCHIP Showdown by Steve
August 2, 2007 - Democrats Pass Tougher Ethics and Lobbying Requirements by Steve
July 31, 2007 - Will Stevens And The GOP Kill Ethics Reforms? by Steve
July 26, 2007 - Too Much Time Left for Bush—and Democrats by paradox
July 19, 2007 - 61% Want War Funding Tied To Timeline by Steve
July 19, 2007 - Reid: No More Debates For Now by Steve
July 19, 2007 - Folks Get Unruly by paradox
July 16, 2007 - No Replay Of 2002 by Steve
July 13, 2007 - Tie Trade Benefits, Safety, And Global Warming Together by Steve
July 12, 2007 - Democrats Should Send The Signal Now by Steve
July 11, 2007 - Senate Republicans Filibuster Against The Troops by Steve
June 26, 2007 - Voinovich Joins Lugar - The Dam Has Broken by Steve
June 26, 2007 - Taking Advantage Of The Schism by Steve
June 25, 2007 - In What Kind of Countries Does That happen? by paradox
June 14, 2007 - Up The Ante On The Energy Bill by Steve
June 12, 2007 - Democrats Need An LBJ Now by Steve
June 11, 2007 - Losing Independent Support by Steve
June 10, 2007 - Pentagon's Iraq Plan Offer Way Forward For Democrats by Steve
June 9, 2007 - Dear Dr. Dean: Can We Start to Think About Our Time, Please? by paradox
June 5, 2007 - Of Course Their Poll Numbers Are Tanking by Steve
June 3, 2007 - What are they thinking? by Erin Alecto
May 31, 2007 - Hello there! by Erin Alecto
May 25, 2007 - Notes On The Day After by Steve
May 24, 2007 - A Failed Democratic Strategy Got Us Here by Steve
May 24, 2007 - How Will Clinton And Obama Vote? by Steve
May 23, 2007 - Plan Now For The Fall Budget Battle Over Iraq by Steve
May 22, 2007 - Pelosi and Reid Stumble Back To Point A by Steve
May 21, 2007 - The Lost Opportunity by Steve
May 16, 2007 - Outrage Central by Steve
May 15, 2007 - Congressional Approval Falls To 29% by Steve
May 14, 2007 - Using DOJ As A Political Weapon - For Good by Steve
May 11, 2007 - Another GOP Sham On Iraq by Steve
May 6, 2007 - GOP Leadership Nervous About Mr. 28% by Steve
May 5, 2007 - Get Back To The Agenda by Steve
May 4, 2007 - A Futile Suggestion by Steve
May 2, 2007 - Make The GOP Find The Votes - If They Can by Steve
May 2, 2007 - What Should Democrats Do? by Steve
April 25, 2007 - Condi Gets Her Subpoena by Steve
April 25, 2007 - Enabling Failure by Steve
April 24, 2007 - What Housing Recovery? by Steve
April 20, 2007 - Staying In The Bunker by Steve
April 18, 2007 - GOP Stops Medicare Part D Reform, Supports Corporate Welfare by Steve
April 18, 2007 - Al-Maliki Gives Democrats A Hand by Steve
April 9, 2007 - The White House's Cheap Political Stunt On Pelosi's Syria Trip by Steve
April 3, 2007 - Pelosi Shrugs Off White House BS On Syria by Steve
April 2, 2007 - Why The Israelis Are Turning To The Democrats by Steve
March 26, 2007 - The Post-50 Monday Grab Bag by Steve
March 23, 2007 - Not The Realignment Rove Was Expecting by Steve
March 23, 2007 - Pelosi Gets 218-212 Victory On Iraq August 2008 Timeline - Bush Issues Veto Threat by Steve
March 22, 2007 - Senate Democrats Scared Of Their Shadows by Steve
March 21, 2007 - House Committee Votes To Issue Subpoenas by Steve
March 20, 2007 - It's Time To Draw That Line by Steve
March 15, 2007 - Let The GOP Sink On Iraq by Steve
March 15, 2007 - Rove And Gonzales Planned Attorney Purge In January 2005 by Steve
March 14, 2007 - Hillary's Iraq Policy: No Withdrawal by Steve
March 14, 2007 - At Least We Can Argue About The Pace Of Change by Steve
March 14, 2007 - Democrats Need To Keep Up The Pressure by Steve
March 13, 2007 - Voting Fraud? Really? by Steve
March 11, 2007 - Waxman Better Subpoena Halliburton Now by Steve
March 11, 2007 - White House Involved In Sacking Federal Prosecutors by Steve
March 8, 2007 - House Democrats Agree On Fall 2008 Withdrawal Timeline by Steve
March 7, 2007 - It's Time For Some "Accountability Moments" by Steve
March 6, 2007 - Jury Thought It Went Higher by Steve
March 6, 2007 - Gallup: Bush Drops To 33%; Nearly 6 In 10 Want Out In One Year by Steve
March 2, 2007 - A Little Clarity On Iraq And Health Care May Go A Long Way by Steve
March 1, 2007 - Bring Home The Guard - Now by Steve
February 26, 2007 - Public Supports Limits On Troop Deployment by Steve
February 26, 2007 - Let The GOP Live With Their Vote by Steve
February 22, 2007 - Senate Democrats Up The Ante by Steve
February 22, 2007 - GOP Wants Iraq Off The Table In 2008 by Steve
February 22, 2007 - An Alternative Iraq Policy For Democrats by Steve
February 20, 2007 - Powerless To Stop Fighting The Wrong Enemy by Steve
February 19, 2007 - Democrats Need To Use Failed War On Terror As Club Against GOP by Steve
February 17, 2007 - Are the Democrats on a Complicity Clock? by paradox
February 13, 2007 - Too Limp To Be In Congress by Steve
February 7, 2007 - Hang The Monday Vote Around The GOP's Neck by Steve
February 5, 2007 - Democrats Should Have "Plan B" Ready To Go On Surge Debate This Week by Steve
February 3, 2007 - Pandering For Naught To The War For Israel Machine by Steve
February 1, 2007 - Senate Passes Minimum Wage Boost by Steve
January 30, 2007 - White House Suppressed Government Scientists On Global Warming by Steve
January 26, 2007 - 28 GOP Senators Voted To Abolish Minimum Wage by Steve
January 25, 2007 - Afternoon Quick Hits by Steve
January 21, 2007 - Hope to End Iraq War: Republican Political Suicide Doesn’t Make Sense by paradox
January 16, 2007 - Democrats: Please Go On Tactical Offense by paradox
January 14, 2007 - Edwards Calls For Mass Opposition To The Surge by Steve
January 11, 2007 - AP Poll: 70% Oppose Escalation by Steve
January 11, 2007 - 61% Oppose Bush's Plan - What The Democrats Should Do by Steve
January 11, 2007 - Morning Update by Steve
January 4, 2007 - Cindy, Please Stop The Circus by Steve
January 3, 2007 - Morning Update by Steve
December 29, 2006 - More Aid For Iraq? Show Us The Money by Steve
December 27, 2006 - More Popcorn Please by Steve
December 26, 2006 - Dems Plan To Come Out Hard Against Big Oil by Steve
December 26, 2006 - Making Bush Pay For It by Steve
December 22, 2006 - The More Things Change . . . by Steve
December 15, 2006 - Pelosi Fulfills Campaign Promise On Intelligence Oversight by Steve
December 13, 2006 - Looking Back and Moving Forward: What's Next for the 50-State Strategy by Pluton
December 7, 2006 - A Bump In The Road by Steve
November 30, 2006 - A Broken Promise, Or A Necessary Concession? by Steve
November 29, 2006 - It's Time For Bush's Base To Pay The Bill For Bush's War by Steve
November 27, 2006 - Rove's Destruction Of The GOP by Steve
November 16, 2006 - Speaker Pelosi's Challenges by Steve
November 15, 2006 - Abizaid Snuffs McCain And Withdrawal Talk At The Same Time by Steve
November 15, 2006 - Tread Carefully Nancy by Steve
November 15, 2006 - Economic Fairness Will Be On The Table Next Year by Steve
November 14, 2006 - Turdblossom's Fall by Steve
November 14, 2006 - Bush Might Make It Easier For Democrats by Steve
November 11, 2006 - Play Saturday Night Strategist by Steve