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October 24, 2018


In a special "Mike Lux, the Politics Guy" collaboration with American Family Voices, Mike outlines how the Democrats can win on immigration... Bipartisan reforms that will solve the immigration mess have been on the table for years, to no avail. What gives? The GOP is...

April 11, 2017

The way Syrian dictator Assad treats his country’s people is an outrage, just as the way Saddam Hussein treated his people had been before the Iraq War, but I’m not buying Donald Trump’s sudden outbreak of compassion for the children gassed by Assad last week. He didn’...

April 1, 2017

This article originally appeared at The Huffington Post.

Today Mike Lux Media is launching a new video series: “Mike Lux, The Politics Guy.” Having navigated the twisted world of DC politics for three decades, an old political hand like me can offer a bit of insight int...

January 29, 2017

The grassroots-led resistance is the most heartening and hopeful thing I have ever seen in my 40 years in politics. Fueled not by organizations or politicians or donors or celebrities, but by regular folks throughout America, we are seeing hopeful tangible signs that T...

December 13, 2016

I have been thinking a lot about the song Pete Seeger wrote in 1969 called “Quite Early Morning” where he sings, “You know it’s darkest before the dawn and it’s this thought that keeps me moving on...”

1969 was a pretty rough year for American progressives. 1968 had see...

December 10, 2016

It is Human Rights Day today, and with Donald Trump about to become our next president, we have to wonder whether the Trump administration and State Department will do anything positive at all on that issue. The early signs aren’t exactly what you’d call hopeful:

• Trum...

November 14, 2016

I have held off posting anything publicly on the election because with an event which combines this level of surprise with this traumatic a nightmare, I wanted to take some time to reflect, analyze, and hear what others were thinking before I rushed in and vomited my e...

November 7, 2016

I am in the politics business, so the Fall of a presidential election year is what you might call my busy season. Four years ago in October, though, in the middle of all that craziness, I took a several-day break because of news from home that my brother Kevin had a st...

October 31, 2016

I have been involved in politics a long time, knocking on doors as a kid in the first presidential race I was involved in for George McGovern back in 1972. I am also a student of American history, enough that I wrote a book about it. There have been a lot of strange an...

October 11, 2016

We know exactly what Donald Trump’s strategy is: Take this election straight into the gutter, keep it there, and make voters so disgusted that his diehard fanatics — the only ones he has left — will carry the day. That is his only chance, and we shouldn’t let him bring...

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