Politico: Morning Score

April 5, 2017

By: Elena Schneider Q1 FILINGS — Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp raised $1.6 million, has over $2 million on hand: It’s a first-quarter-of-the-off-year record in North Dakota (something you may be hearing a lot this year, as both parties’ fired-up bases attack records like ‘roided-up East German shot putters). Still: “The disclosure suggests Heitkamp, who will […]


Daily Kos: ‘People’s Filibuster’ turns out in 14 cities to urge that nominee Neil Gorsuch be rejected

April 1, 2017

By: Meteor Blades Lauren McCauley at CommonDreams writes: “… Gorsuch has ‘refused to outright state his stance on critical Supreme Court decisions certain to face challenges in upcoming years, such as Roe v. Wade.” However, many are concerned about the ultra-conservative, dark money groups backing his confirmation and what that could mean for the balance of the U.S. […]


The Hill: Shaun McCutcheon misstates his case for Judge Neil Gorsuch

March 31, 2017

By: Tiffany Muller  In his piece advocating for Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation to the Supreme Court this week, Shaun McCutcheon writes that the Supreme Court case named after him “empowers voters.” It’s a ridiculous, but unsurprising, claim. The decision was entirely about allowing a handful of big political donors to gain even more influence over our […]


Huffington Post: Tester Takes on Big Money in Big Sky Country

March 8, 2017

By: Tiffany Muller Unashamed by his transactional approach to politics, the 20th century Montana Copper King William Andrew Clark once brashly remarked, “I never bought a man who wasn’t for sale.” But generations of Montanans and US Senator Jon Tester have had something to say about Clark and the idea of buying off politicians. After […]


Roll Call: Georgia Democrat Scores Another Major Liberal Endorsement

March 3, 2017

By: Simone Pathe Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff is picking up yet another endorsement from a national liberal group in the race for the state’s 6th District. Democracy for America, a political action committee founded by former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean, is backing Ossoff, according to a statement obtained first by Roll Call. It’s the group’s […]


The Hill: Can Dems win Trump Cabinet pick’s seat?

March 2, 2017

By: Lisa Hagen Democrats are betting big that voter pushback against President Trump’s young administration can help them turn a Georgia special election into a House seat pickup. The suburban Atlanta seat left open by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has received a groundswell of interest from both parties. The historically red district […]