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Dem Day at the State Fair 2018

Aug
16

Had a great time at this year's State Fair. Featured are a couple of pictures from the Dem get-together in the 'Budweiser Tent' during 'Dem Day'. There were only a few short speeches before everyone got to turn to the fair itself. On the stage were Juliana, JB and Sen. Durbin.

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Forget #BlueWave ...

May
08

Please stop calling it #BlueWave. If you really want to motivate people, start calling it something like #HouseOnFire or #Run4YourLives !

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The Legacy of Mondale and Dukakis

Jan
31

David Ormsby :

At this point, Clinton, despite being from Illinois, is generating nowhere near Obama-level of enthusiasm.

Let's hope things change.

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It's All About the Turnout

Nov
04

So the results are in and it looks like the Dems have once again done badly in an off-year election. Some go so far as to say that with such results the Dems are "in crisis".

I haven't looked carefully at the results -- has anyone yet? -- but I get the feeling just like last year's lost for Gov. Quinn, that victory wasn't due so much to an increase in number of the other side so much as a decrease in participation by the Dems.

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Ready for Hillary

Oct
26

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I guess the question regarding Hillary is whether she'll generate the kind of enthusiasm that will get people to the polls to vote for her. "Ready for Hillary" just isn't good enough. "Fired Up for Hillary" is what's needed.

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The "Pension Reform" Scam

Jul
10

"Pension Reform", "Pension Reform" -- that's what they're always saying. We hear it in the media; we hear it from the GOP. Hell, we even hear it from a few centrists Dems. The problem is that "Pension Reform" is nothing but a semantic cover-up. What the people using it really mean, is "Pension Cut", "Pension Cut" -- since that's what they'll really proposing. It's just that none of them are honest enough to admit it.

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Romney Does an Eagleton?

Jul
16

Weird thought: maybe Romney's holding back on revealing his tax returns because they're so bad, if they got out, he'd have to do an Eagleton.

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9th Congressional District Kick Off Rally

Jun
03

The 9th Congressional District Dems held a kick-off rally in Evanston today. Great chance to see a whole bunch of old friends -- including Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky who's speaking to the audience way in the back of this photo.

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