The results of the few prominent elections held this past Tuesday struck me as generally favorable to the progressive cause, but not exactly evidence of a sea-change in national politics.


Voting patterns in a mere handful of states simply aren’t enough to signal a major shift.


But columnist E.J. Dionne BEGS TO DIFFER:


The center of gravity in American politics moved left in Tuesday’s off-year elections.


Republicans took a big step back from the tea party. An ebullient progressive was elected mayor of New York City. And a Democrat was elected governor of Virginia after campaigning unapologetically as a ...

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The results of the few prominent elections held this past Tuesday struck me as generally favorable to the progressive cause, but not exactly evidence of a sea-change in national politics.

Voting patterns in a mere handful of states simply aren’t enough to signal a major shift.

But columnist E.J. Dionne BEGS TO DIFFER:

The center of gravity in American politics moved left in Tuesday’s off-year elections.

Republicans took a big step back from the tea party. An ebullient progressive was elected mayor of New York City. And a Democrat was elected governor of Virginia after campaigning unapologetically as a ...

Read more