Two-term Congressman James Lankford (R-OK), who has consistently opposed all legal protections for LGBT Americans because he believes sexual orientation is a "choice," announced Monday that he will run for U.S. Senate this November.
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) dismissed concerns that a majority-minority district may go unrepresented for an entire year, suggesting that delaying the special election until November would not hurt citizens because Congress gets nothing done in the fall anyway.
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Job creation through infrastructure spending. Universal background checks for gun sales. Immigration reform. Raising the minimum wage. A new poll suggests these progressive priorities are prescriptions for political success. Maybe Democrats should think about taking their medicine.