This Mika Covington makes some great points in this blog about the 2014 Elections and about the Democratic Party. This was displayed last night by the progressive wing of the party in the vote on the budget bill to keep the government open. The establishment of the party however caved and voted against the American people by voting with the Republicans for that awful bill.
Originally posted on In the Eyes of Mika:
Post-Election: Progressive Values Needed
This past election in November did not go the way many progressive Democrats would have liked. I know I am one of many who were deeply disappointed in the results along with the voter turnout. Specifically in Iowa, nearly all of our candidates lost.
The Iowa House stayed in the control of the Republicans and the Iowa Senate fortunately took another seat and is Democratic plus one. Federally, the House will have nearly a super majority of Republicans (250) and the Senate will be in the control of the Republicans (55).
However, if you look at the states you might see a different story. For instance, in the two states where ‘Personhood’ amendments were on the ballot they were rejected. They were not…
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