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National Character Counts Week

This is “National Character Counts Week” in the United States and that means a presidential proclamation. I give you, President Donald Trump: “We celebrate National Character Counts Week because few things are more important than cultivating strong character in all … Continue reading

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Could VP Pence survive a Trump crash to fight another day?

I’ve been watching the Medici family saga on Netflix recently and have come to the conclusion that the Trump’s and their allies are like a really, really dim-witted version of the famous, and ruthless Italian family. I had a good … Continue reading

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State Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi to challenge in NY-22 congressional district

New York State Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi announced Wednesday that he will seek his party’s nomination to challenge Republican Rep. Claudia Tenney next year in the upstate 22nd congressional district. Tenney is a freshman member of the House, having won election … Continue reading

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Randy Bryce for Paul Ryan’s Wisconsin congressional seat

Is it possible that everything we thought we knew about politics in America is wrong, that the Democratic Party should stop hiding behind the supposed need to promote a slightly left of centre agenda because that’s where, they say, the … Continue reading

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New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu for President! Why Not?

We want Mitch! We want Mitch! Okay, maybe not yet, but soon. Amie Parnes at The Hill writes this week that “Democrats looking for new blood to revitalize their party are taking a close look at New Orleans Mayor Mitch … Continue reading

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Oh great and glorious Oz

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Trump is certainly afraid of something

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The future of the Democratic Party (video)

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Setting the table for Comey’s testimony (video)

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Karen Handel: “I do not support a livable wage” (GA-6th CD special election)

Well, there’s one she wishes she could get back, but there are no do-overs in politics. Karen Handel, the Republican candidate in the Georgia 6th special House election, blurted out a pretty bad sound bite in a recent debate with … Continue reading

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Putin: Hackers could have framed Russia (yeah, that’s the ticket!)

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New York Gov. Cuomo rolls up his sleeves for the midterms

The New York Daily News is reporting today that for the first time Gov. Cuomo “will be actively involving himself in the effort to flip control of the U.S. House of Representatives to the Democrats by focusing on key races in New … Continue reading

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Older female politicians should just go away. Amirite?

Bernie Sanders loses the Democratic nomination and then goes on a campaign-style tour with the head of the DNC. Hillary Clinton loses an election and we are now being told leading Democrats would like her to simply disappear. As The … Continue reading

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HRC offers thoughts on the future of the Democratic Party

I know we are not supposed to pay any attention to anything Hillary Clinton says. She lost an election to a moron and should go find a dark room to sit in for the rest of her life. Mostly she … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton is a private citizen and can do and say anything she wants. Full stop

After Hillary Clinton’s commencement address at Wellesley last week, tongues were flapping that she was considering another run at the presidency or that she was at the very least trying to position herself as leader in the opposition against Donald … Continue reading

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Ted Cruz caught in campaign violation. Big yawn

In a world in which Donald Trump is president, no one is going to pay much attention to a campaign fundraising violation by another Republican candidate in last year’s political primary. The Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Thursday said that … Continue reading

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Trump administration lies about not cutting Medicaid (video)

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Hillary Rodham Clinton addresses graduates at her alma mater, Wellesley College – full remarks (video)

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Obama talks walls (video)

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Trump asks NSA and DNI to influence Russia investigation

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