Tag: party

KENYA : Odinga's juggle between family and party in his Nyanza stronghold

April 30, 2021
Raila Odinga, who is campaigning in the August 2022 presidential elections, is trying to curb his siblings’ political ambitions. His elder brother Oburu Odinga and his sister Ruth Odinga are planning to run for the Siaya senatorial seat and the Kisumu governor seat, both located in the family stronghold of Nyanza. Source link

Join the party for our sister, Madame Vice President Kamala Harris

January 24, 2021
There is no way to have a celebration without “Celebration,” so take it away, Kool & the Gang. We have some ideas about music Kamala likes—she has posted several playlists in the past, so today I’m sampling a few from one she posted for Black Music Month back in 2017, well before she ran for

Zimbabwe: Khupe Still Party Leader, Engaging Madhuku Over Mwonzora’s ‘Poll Theft’

December 30, 2020
EMBATTLED MDC-T former interim leader Thokozani Khupe is reported to be still in charge of the opposition party and waiting for legal opinion from her lawyer, Lovemore Madhuku, her spokesperson has confirmed. Khupe Sunday tried in vain to stop delegates attending party’s chaotic extraordinary congress from voting accusing former interim secretary-general Douglas Mwonzora of rigging

No autopsy. No soul-searching. The GOP embraces its status as party of racist misogynist fascists

December 19, 2020
“The Republican Party needs to stop talking to itself,” read the document. “We have become expert in how to provide ideological reinforcement to like-minded people, but devastatingly we have lost the ability to be persuasive with, or welcoming to, those who do not agree with us on every issue. Instead of driving around in circles

For Bill Clinton, at DNC, a Chance to Address a Party That Has Left Him Behind

August 18, 2020
Mr. Clinton remains a complicated figure in many parts of the country. The emergence of the #MeToo movement prompted a reappraisal among some on the left about the various accusations of sexual misconduct lodged against him, not just the affair with Monica S. Lewinsky that he eventually admitted to, but allegations of harassment or assault

Black Women Asked Their Party for What They Wanted. What Happens After the Kamala Harris Pick?

August 13, 2020
Halliestine Zimmerman, a 71-year-old retired accountant in Mauldin, S.C., has cast a ballot in every election since she came of voting age, having watched her mother work to get more African-Americans to vote in the 1950s.“We are just benefiting from that — from our mothers,” she said on Wednesday, the morning after Kamala Harris was

Inside the Democratic Party—Excitement? Exhaustion?

August 3, 2020
Opportunities provide excitement A lot of this week will look at large races like those for the U.S. Senate and the presidency, but these same strategies apply to every race. The first rule of generating excitement around any candidate is simple: Narrow down the items you want to excite voters with to a small list—three is

Nope, Dems are not in disarray over party platform and Medicare for All

July 28, 2020
“The sea change that’s underway could swell as a result of this initiative,” Norman Solomon, national director of RootsAction.org and a Sanders delegate, told Politico. “It’s a reasonable hope that historians will look back at the next couple of weeks as a time when hundreds of delegates stepped forward and said, ‘This is a red

‘Fed Up’ Republicans Are Jumping Off The MAGA Train As Trump Leads The Party Toward Defeat

July 11, 2020
Donald Trump often cites fake polls showing his support among Republican voters near 100 percent, but GOP lawmakers increasingly see the writing on the wall as Election Day draws closer. According to USA TODAY, Republican are backing away from Trump as his poll numbers collapse and they fear for their own political survival. The report

Starliner, Democratic Party, Holidays: Your Friday Evening Briefing

January 7, 2020
Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.Dec. 20, 2019(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest.ImageCredit...Julio Cortez/Associated Press1. It was a very quiet day in Washington.That would not usually be enough to warrant attention. But after one of the most intense weeks in…
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