Category Archives: Elections

Are the political parties looking for clues from a 2005 special election in Ohio?

by Nathan Gonzales (Roll Call) Are Democrats in the early stages of their own tea party movement? It’s one of the biggest outstanding questions at this point in the cycle. But as we collectively look at the past for prologue, … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Congress, Democrats, Elections, Political parties, Politics, Thought-Provoking Analysis

Thomas Perez defeated Representative Keith Ellison in the battle to lead the Democratic Party in the age of Trump

Former Labor Secretary Thomas Perez—the candidate backed by the Democratic Party’s establishment—was elected chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Sunday, as its members chose a close ally of both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton to lead the out-of-power party … Continue reading

Posted in Candidates, Democrats, Donald Trump, Elections, Hillary Clinton, Political parties

Black Women in White America: Women’s History Revisited

In 1972, Dr. Gerda Lerner published her pioneering study “Black Women in White America.” That same year, Dr. Lerner and Dr. Joan Kelly Gadol were fighting to prove that women had a history worth recording by co-founding the oldest women’s … Continue reading

Posted in African-American, Candidates, Congress, Controversial, Democracy, Elections, Political parties, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, White House, Women

Trump’s Presidency: the German Perspective

by Dominik Meier and Inga Karten, Miller & Meier Consulting, Berlin, Brussels and Washington  (website) This Tuesday, Donald John Trump took the last hurdle on his path to the US presidency by securing a victory in the Electoral College. In … Continue reading

Posted in Border control, Congress, Democracy, Elections, European Union, Germany, Immigrants, Politcal Consulting, Political parties, Washington

Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say

By Craig Timberg The flood of “fake news” this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created and spread misleading articles online with the goal of punishing Democrat Hillary Clinton, helping Republican Donald Trump and undermining … Continue reading

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