Entries by Doug!

Stayed in Mississippi a day too long

Just when I think I’m out… During a campaign stop in Tupelo, Mississippi, on Nov. 2, (Republican Senate candidate) Hyde-Smith said, “If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row,” referring to a man next to her who was identified as a local rancher. [….] “Obviously I’d like to ask […]

Arizona hey won’t you go my way

The Arizona race could still go to Sinema: Republicans filed a lawsuit Wednesday night to challenge the way some Arizona counties count mail-in ballots as election officials began to slowly tally more than 600,000 outstanding votes in the narrow U.S. Senate race — a task that could take days. Republican Rep. Martha McSally and Democratic […]

And I know if I don’t, I’ll go out of my mind

I stopped reading all the “kids don’t vote” hot takes, because they were rotting my brain, and I suggest everyone do the same: Harvard’s Institute of Politics reports that approximately 31% of young people aged 18 to 29 turned out to vote in the 2018 midterm elections, an extraordinary increase over the 2014 elections and […]

You can’t say we’re satisfied

Tester wins in Montana, so it’s probably going to be a 54-46 Senate. If Florida and Arizona had gone the other way (barring a change in recount, which could change things in FL, less likely in AZ), it would have been an ok night. And Indiana, Missouri, and ND were always going to be tough. […]

Wanna be starting something

Thanks again to everyone who donated. We gave to just about every Democratic challenger who flipped a seat last night. (I think it’s actually all but one — Max Rose, who had the most surprising win of anyone, in a not under-the-radar district.) Thanks a lot for the postcards too! And thanks to Maze Dancer […]