Black Church Ladies Will Decide the 2020 Democratic Primaries

Black Democrats will make up to a quarter of the nation’s Democratic primary electorate and are the core of the Party establishment’s support among voters. They are the most socially conservative and arguably pragmatic wing of the Democratic coalition, having backed the winner of every Democratic Presidential primary going back to Bill Clinton’s win in … Continue reading Black Church Ladies Will Decide the 2020 Democratic Primaries

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How Trump Could Benefit from Higher Voter Turnout in 2020

Many mainstream media takes regarding Trump's re-election prospects since the 2018 mid-term elections have centered on how he will suffer from high voter turnout given that it is widely expected that 2020 will see the highest Presidential election turnout in recent U.S history. The media often assume Democrats benefit most when turnout increases as it … Continue reading How Trump Could Benefit from Higher Voter Turnout in 2020

How Stacey Abrams Could Transform the 2020 Democratic Primaries

Stacey Abrams entry into Democratic primaries and caucuses would upend the fundamental calculus of the entire race and pose an existential threat to the campaigns of Kamala Harris, Joe Biden and Cory Booker. Potentially seeing her run away with their support among or splintering the vote of Black Democrats, the single most powerful constituency in … Continue reading How Stacey Abrams Could Transform the 2020 Democratic Primaries

The Revolution Has Already Won: Bernie Sanders and the 2020 Democratic Primaries

Senator Bernie Sanders, the most popular politician in America, is back and ready to continue the political revolution he started in 2016, where he upended the Democratic Party's entire policy agenda while winning more votes among Millenials than Hilary Clinton and President Trump did combined. Leaving Bernie as a force to be reckoned with that … Continue reading The Revolution Has Already Won: Bernie Sanders and the 2020 Democratic Primaries

Kamala Harris Is Still the Democrats 2020 Frontrunner

While the Democrats 2020 Presidential primary is set to be historically crowded, it is already apparent before she has even announced her candidacy that first-term Senator Kamala Harris has the clearest path to winning the nomination. Earning the chance to take on President Trump through a path of victories running through the South and her … Continue reading Kamala Harris Is Still the Democrats 2020 Frontrunner

How the Party of Lincoln Became the Party of Trump: A Timeline

1828: The Democratic party is formed by supporters of President Andrew Jackson, an agrarian populist from Tennessee. The party was most popular among small farmers and unskilled workers, particularly in the South and frontier west. The Democrats competed against the Whigs, who were strongest in New England and represented the interests of the East Coast’s … Continue reading How the Party of Lincoln Became the Party of Trump: A Timeline

The New South and the Future of the Democratic Party

Democrats strong performance in the South in the 2018 mid-term elections has profound implications for the party’s map in both the Electoral College, which elects the President and the U.S Senate. While the Democrats are faring less well in the industrial Mid-West thanks to a loss of support among White voters without college degrees, they … Continue reading The New South and the Future of the Democratic Party