“What would Hillary Clinton have done? Her promises indicate she would have pursued policies like George Bailey, creating institutions that serve and help people realize possibilities so they can then serve the world. She would not have used the government as her cash cow, asking the taxpayer to underwrite her lengthy stays at her own resorts.” MORE
“Even though Democrats are defending a historically high number of Senate seats, including many seats in traditionally red states, Republicans have had substantial difficulty persuading quality candidates to run against Democratic incumbents next year. And given large Democratic statewide gains in local elections in Virginia and New Jersey last month, the chances of Democrats retaking the House have shot up ― a scenario many thought unthinkable just a year ago.” MORE
“Tom Steyer’s trove of data is fueling speculation about how the Democratic activist might use his new political power.” MORE
“If Democrats take back the House, they’ll immediately face pressure from their base to impeach Trump. But it may not be their best move.” MORE
“House Democrats this week are set to resolve a seemingly insignificant standoff with deceptively big consequences: deciding who would lead potential impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump should they take back the House.
Reps. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), two longtime members who both hail from power centers of the Democratic Party, are competing to be the top Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee. That’s the panel that historically holds the keys to the impeachment process.” MORE