Lindsay Beyerstein


Dean Steps Down as DNC Chair

By: Monday November 10, 2008 1:45 pm

Howard Dean at YearlyKos, 2006. This just in from the New York Times blog: "Howard Dean will not seek a second term as chairman of the Democratic National Committee, ending a tenure marked by an aggressive attempt to reshape the mission of the committee – and to court support by the so-called Netroots – but [...]

Cambell Brown to Palin Snipers: You Picked Her

By: Friday November 7, 2008 8:19 am

CNN anchor Cambell Brown has some harsh words for the McCain aides who are dishing the dirt about Sarah Palin to the press: You picked her.

Did Norm Coleman’s BFF Buy Sarah Palin’s Suits?

By: Thursday November 6, 2008 8:16 am

Two suit-related scandals rocked Republican politics in 2008. The first involved Sen. Norm Coleman and the second Gov. Sarah Palin. These sartorial scandals shared an unlikely epicenter: Neiman Marcus, Minneapolis.

Strangers on the A Train, Celebrating Obama

By: Wednesday November 5, 2008 11:15 am


A woman called Tamika from 145th St. single-handedly catalyzed a party on the downbound A Train last night. Pretty soon, she had everyone on the train doing shots from the same bottle of lime-flavored vodka and cheering.

Obama Wins, Harlem Celebrates

By: Wednesday November 5, 2008 9:46 am

As soon as CNN called the election for Barack Obama, I grabbed my camera and took the A Train to Harlem. Where else would you want to be when America elects its first black president?

UNITE HERE, There: NC Poll Captain Reports 90-95% Turnout in Precinct

By: Tuesday November 4, 2008 4:16 pm

Exciting report from North Carolina. Christina R. Bowers, captain of Precinct 25 in Charlotte reports that 90-95% of the registered voters in her rolls have cast ballots today.

Voters Inexplicably Dropped from Ohio Rolls

By: Tuesday November 4, 2008 12:59 pm

Election Protection is getting reports of Ohio voters whose names have mysteriously vanished from the voter rolls:

PA Voters May Be Forced to Cast Provisional Ballots, Despite State Law

By: Tuesday November 4, 2008 12:04 pm

Above the Law has a disturbing dispatch from Pennsylvania. Some voting machines have broken down and voters are casting their votes on paper ballots. According to ATL’s Elie Mystal, voters are being told that their emergency votees on paper will be counted as provisional ballots, not as ordinary votes:

Unite Here, There: Battleground North Carolina 3

By: Tuesday November 4, 2008 10:26 am

Meet Eunice Brice, a member of UH local 570 and a Charlotte native.

Today she’s helping UNITE get out the vote in her home town.

Eunice says she hasn’t an election day like this since Kennedy.

Masons for Obama

By: Tuesday November 4, 2008 10:12 am

I feel better knowing that Obama has the Illuminati vote locked up.