Category Archives: Politics

GOP-aligned money pours into the Georgia 6th CD

Republicans really don’t want to lose the Georgia 6th congressional district. And it’s certainly an even bet they will be able to hold onto it, after a slew of Republicans managed to cobble together nearly as much vote as the … Continue reading

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Devin Nunes has some competition in the CA-22 CD

California Republican congressman Devin Nunes has a challenger. Fresno County Deputy District Attorney Andrew Janz announced his candidacy yesterday for the California 22nd Congressional District. The 33-year old Democrat will have a difficult time unseating Nunes who won by 68 … Continue reading

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Kasich’s interview with Anderson Cooper, his new book, and running for president again

When asked if he might run again for president, Kasich initially said no but quickly added, “If I need to do something to help my country, I’ll do it.” So, that’s not exactly no. Look, no national political figure, especially … Continue reading

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Sen. Warren flogs her new book and talks about Ann Coulter at Berkeley (at around 6:33 mark)

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France against Le Pen

Marine Le Pen’s far right, anti-immigrant National Front is doing a fine job of uniting France, notably almost all parties not the National Front. Regarding Le Pen’s recent relative success in the first round of elections, the New York Times … Continue reading

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Trump is in no position to threaten Republicans with primary challenges

In an interview with Dana Bash on CNN yesterday, Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.), a member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, discussed threats President Trump made in the form of potentially supporting a primary challenger against him in 2018. The … Continue reading

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What would get Obama back in the game?

Josh Earnest, the man with the best name ever for a White House press secretary, appeared on MSNBC today to talk about what it would take to get Barack Obama involved in substantive politicking again. One example he said would … Continue reading

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AG Sessions with George Stephanopolous talking “the wall” on This Week

It’s seems clear that the wall will happen in some way just barely significant enough for Trump to be able to lie about building it. And they will say that whatever counts as the wall will have been funded by … Continue reading

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The French election – a sigh of relief

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Morning Headlines

Politico: Republicans sound alarm on Trump’s troubles ahead of 2018 CNN Politics: Trump’s grand plans collide with 100-day mark The Hill: Trump team raises rhetoric against Iran New York Times: Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen advance in French election … Continue reading

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