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Lawrence Lessig Reaches Goal, Will Run for President

Harvard professor Lawrence Lessig announced on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos that he will run for the Presidency. The campaign finance reform activist had a self-imposed goal of one million dollars. He said that if he didn’t reach the goal, he would not run for the Presidency. Lessig’s main, […]

Sen. Bernie Sanders to Reportedly Announce Presidential Run on Thursday

Days after CNN’s Nia-Malika Henderson reported on Inside Politics that a Sen. Bernie Sanders (D/I-VT) presidential announcement could be coming, news broke today that Sen. Sanders will reportedly announce a presidential bid on Thursday. Sanders is a self-proclaimed socialist who caucuses with the Democrats in the Senate. The news today […]

Could Open Primary Bring Down Hawaii Incumbents?

In Hawaii, two of the state’s statewide officials could be defeated in their primary and join an unusually small list of defeated incumbents. Governor Neil Abercrombie and Senator Brian Schatz, both Democrats, could be brought down thanks to a proposal that many Democrats support. Hawaii uses an open primary, meaning […]

2016 Democratic Primary Comes to Netroots Nation

Liberal activists and bloggers have converged in Detroit for the annual Netroots Nation. The event is the closest thing to the left’s version of CPAC, an important gathering of conservatives. This year, the 2016 Democratic primary is informally beginning. The three main potential candidates, Hillary Clinton, Elizabeth Warren, and Vice […]