Allen Thomas is the Democratic nominee. He is not a candidate of resentment. He is a candidate of aspirations.
Chaz Nuttycombe tells us HD 10 is a toss up. Wendy Gooditis, the incumbent Delegate for HD 10 is a responsive politician. in 2017, when she was first running, I wrote to her. She answered. Herself. That is what state level politicians do.
he could be the incumbent. She won the election in 2017. By a single vote. Or not. Unfortunately. She lost through bad luck. She is running again 2019.
Marc Friedenberg is not a politician. He is an academic. A particular kind of academic. He is a graduate of Columbia law school and an expert in cyber law and internet privacy. While in practice, he sued big banks for fraud. He saw the banks as centers of greed, corruption, and carelessness.
Members of Congress are rarely serious candidates for president. Of the Members of Congress with aspirations, only former Member of Congress Beto O’Rourke registers on the presidential seismographs. Take a look at him and the others – at my best effort at attempting to understand what kind of managers they are and might be.
Tom Malinowski interned for New Jersey Senator Bill Bradley. He went west for university and earned a Rhodes Scholarship at the University of California, Berkeley. He worked for New York Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, then left to earn an M.Phil. from Oxford. He worked for the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna and then the Ford Foundation. He worked in the State Department writing speeches for Secretaries of State Warren Christopher and Madelaine Albright. Under Clinton he became Senior Director of the National Security Council managing international communications and writing foreign policy speeches for the President. With Democrats out of office, he became the head of the Washington office of Human Rights Watch. For over a decade, he was a leading opponent of the US use of torture, of tyranny in Myanmar, and of groups like the Taliban.
Will the people of Mississippi respond to a woman who is ex-military, religious, and an African American civil rights lawyer? We can give Jennifer Riley Collins a chance to find out.
John Bel Edwards is Louisiana’s Democratic Governor. He is running for reelection. ohn Bel Edwards’ father was a sheriff. His grandfather, too. His great grandfather as well. One more thing. So is his brother. The Edwards family is in a Louisiana political Hall of Fame for this accomplishment.
Even the most powerful Senators have fewer employees than a big city mayor or a Cabinet Member. Senators actual work with other people is rarely visible. Senators don’t implement policy, don’t manage a lot of employees. Nevertheless, everything they do involves managing other people.
One of the Presidential candidates has been criticized for how she bosses. Look at the presidential candidates. Can we tell what kind of bosses they have been? Consider a mix of accomplishments and the implications of those accomplishments for how they worked as boss. For a few candidates, the most visible place where they bossed people was as a governor or other state official.