Thousands of progressive bloggers and social media activists met at the annual Netroots Nation gathering in Las Vegas, Nevada July 22-25 and left determined not to allow the gains of 2008 to be lost in this year's elections.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The latest poll, conducted by Kentucky-based CN/2 and published on its website July 22, indicates far-right Republican senatorial candidate Rand Paul holds a slight lead over Democrat Jack Conway.
As the November elections get closer Republicans have another reason to worry.
On Chicago's southwest side, a renewed call for independent and progressive politics takes hold, and a new teachers' union president challenges school closing policy.
Who is Rand Paul?
Patriot Marion Melissa Burns marched on July 4th with this message, ""Bill Gates Sr. is right! He and his son should pay higher taxes. Vote yes on I-1098 in November. Tax the rich."
WASHINGTON-- Rep. Joe Barton, R-Tex, has plunged the Republican Party into turmoil with his blurted apology to the CEO of BP for what he called President Obama's "shakedown" of the oil giant, possibly changing the midterm election dynamics.
The June primary election, which brought mixed results, revealed deep anti-corporate and anti-establishment political cross currents among California voters.
June 8 primaries happened in many different states with many different candidates. But all had the same message. The battle lines are drawn. It's Main Street versus Wall Street. And it's about jobs.
"We don't have the luxury of all this whining and agonizing. We've got to turn the agonizing into organizing."