Archive | Midterms 2018

Cowardly Republican Mark Harris Trips Fire Alarm Fleeing From Reporters

Last month, the North Carolina Board of Elections unanimously refused to certify the election of Republican Congressman-elect Mark Harris, who beat his Democratic opponent, Dan McCready, by about 900 votes. Harris, the only representative not to be seated when the new Congress convened …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Incoming Republican Senator Already Under Investigation

Last night, Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced that he has launched an investigation into outgoing Republican Attorney General Josh Hawley, claiming that Hawley hired campaign staffers to run his office while using taxpayer dollars.  Hawley ran for Attorney General in 2016 with …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Democrats On Track To Flip 40th House Seat

On Election Night, networks called California’s 21st congressional district for incumbent Republican David Valadao over Democratic challenger TJ Cox. The district, which encompasses parts of Fresno as well as the Central Valley, the state’s largest agricultural region, has not elected a Democrat to … Continue reading

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Trump Reportedly ‘Furious’ About Midterm Losses, Retreats Into ‘Cocoon Of Bitterness’

While Trump and the GOP have been busy pretending that they ‘won’ the midterm elections last week, reality appears to finally be settling in with the president. According to reports in both the LA Times and the Washington Post, Trump is angry and despondent over the loss of the House, …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Mitch McConnell’s Shameless Op-Ed Totally Backfires

No other Republican has done more damage to the United States than Mitch McConnell. In 2010, before he became Senate Majority Leader, he famously said his party’s “top political priority should be to deny President Obama a second term.” Once he became Majority Leader, he rammed through the … Continue reading

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Marco Rubio Claims Democrats Trying To Steal Florida…By Counting Votes?

Marco Rubio was once viewed as a ‘moderate’ Republican — a Latino star with the potential to bridge party divide. After he was battered, humiliated and beaten by Donald Trump, Rubio has since revealed his true colors.  Having failed spectacularly to stand up to Donald Trump in any meaningful …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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BREAKING: Trump Fires Sessions, Replaces Him With Mueller Critic

The day after Trump and the Republicans lost the House in the 2018 midterms, the president has moved quickly to undermine the greatest threat to his tenure in the White House: the Mueller probe.  Today, Trump fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions (or “requested him to resign”) and replaced him … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Democrats Take The House In 2018 Midterms, Republicans Take Senate

It is now official, the Democrats will take control of the House in the 2018 midterms, and the Republicans will hold the Senate. We reported earlier that Fox News had called the House it for the Democrats, but now MSNBC has officially called it too.  Just minutes ago, MSNBC also called the … Continue reading

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Breitbart: Trump Isn’t A Fascist, Just A ‘Sentimental Nationalist’

On the Alt Right troll farm otherwise known as Breitbart, there is a truly amazing piece of fiction being run today as an “exclusive” that attempts to intellectualize Trump’s blatant fascism.  Breitbart hired 89 year old Berkeley professor A. James Gregor to pen the extraordinary piece …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Win or Lose (But Especially Win) the Midterms, The Fight Against Trump Isn’t Over

On Tuesday, a blue wave is going to demolish the Republican Party across the United States, up and down the ballot. From dog catcher to school boards to governor, Democrats are going to stomp on the GOP and send a clear message to the right that their embrace of Trump’s white nationalist fascism …Continue reading […]

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Michael Cohen Reveals Trump’s “Chilling” Racism Toward Blacks

In an interview with Vanity Fair, Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen revealed in detail just how deeply racist president of the United States really is. Speaking to Emily Jane Fox, Cohen provided extremely troubling statements made by Trump that go far beyond what we have heard in public. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Fox News Contributor: “Almost No Way” For Republicans To Hold The House

Fox News contributor Juan Williams has a very good piece out this week that spells out very clearly why Republicans are privately (and in some cases publicly) extremely worried about what is going to happen on November 6th during the midterms.  Williams, a 40 year veteran observer of American …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Liberals Do Not Understand The Deadly Game Republicans Are Playing

The disgraceful nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court reinforced a notion I have come to understand about America for some time now. Beneath the exterior presented to Americans via the news, America is not a country with two political parties. It is not a country governed by democratic … Continue reading

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The Rehabilitation Of George W. Bush Is Over

Having endured some of the most harrowing downsides from the Great Recession, there’s no reason I should ever give George W. Bush the benefit of the doubt, especially when we fold into the mix the disastrous Iraq War, his torture policy and all the rest of it. But I’ll be the first to admit that […]

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Blistering Report Finds Bernie Sanders’ “Our Revolution” An Internal Mess

After losing the Democratic nomination in 2016, Bernie Sanders started Our Revolution, an organization devoted to grassroots organizing and raising the profiles of progressive candidates. However, today’s POLITICO article by Edward-Isaac Dovere paints a bleak picture of an organization that may …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Women Win Big in House Primaries Last Night

Last night’s primaries in Ohio, Indiana, North Carolina, and West Virginia garnered more attention for who lost rather than who won. In Ohio, Dennis Kucinich, the former Congressman and perennial Presidential candidate lost the nomination for governor this fall. Although his old presidential …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Intercept Refuses to Back Down from Likely False Story About Democratic Candidate

The Intercept, Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill’s online news publication, makes no bones about its contempt for the Democratic Party. Stocked with writers critical of the party’s dominant centrist wing, the publication has become a thorn in its side, as its articles emphasize their failures far …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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New Reuters/Ipsos Poll Says Millennials Lean Republican, But That’s Not the Whole Story

Yesterday, Reuters/IPSOS released a new poll that, if you believe the headlines, could mean trouble for Democrats in the 2018 midterms. The poll is accompanied by a look into the primary for New Hampshire’s First District, where millennials appear wishy-washy as to which candidate to …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: The Democratic Party Is Doing Just Fine

In the year since Donald Trump’s election, former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau has become an important voice for the Resistance. With his White House colleagues Dan Pfeiffer, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor, he started Crooked Media, which produces the popular podcast Pod Save America. Over the past …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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