This week on BTL...we've got yet another Super Tuesday coming up, this time starring Pennsylvania. (Cue the moment we figure out that the Pennsylvania primary laws are legitimately undemocratic.) Then follow us through a rundown of the upcoming year's best Senate races - it's not even June and already it's drama as far as the eye can see in several key races! Plus we have the beginning of Veepstaes 2015, the latest on the New York primary results and election fraud accusations, the week in news about 90 year-olds, and so much more!
Dispatches from way out in Sandersland: Hillary Clinton's been rolling like a political behemoth and inevitable winner for years, but she’s having trouble convincing young voters to buy into that narrative. For the sake of larger party unity, we've compiled this list of our best, possibly condescending but absolutely imperative advice to Clinton's camp. Millennials will become the largest voting bloc in America in the next few cycles - any party or candidate that wants to be elected or relevant in the future needs to start earning their loyalty ASAP, and Clinton will need these energetic young voters to join her camp if she does in fact become the nominee.
An older woman's defense of the primary's young female voters. A guest post from this week's podcast guest, Carla Nordstrom.
Here’s a bold declaration: Despite the rancor accompanying this year's races and last year’s congressional session, there is only one issue worth voting on. It’s a deceptively simple issue too; massively important, but, oddly, still one a vast majority of Americans agree on.