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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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Insider elected chair of the California Democratic Party, Sanders wing sings protest song

Though not a Bernie Sanders supporter, I thought his candidacy was important and that he represented and continues to represent an essential perspective in American politics. Lost among many who don’t follow politics obsessively is the importance of elections for … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders in 2020?

One poll only about a month old ranks Sen. Sanders among the most popular politicians in  the U.S. The Fox News poll put several names in the mix and 61 percent said they viewed Sanders favourably. Paul Ryan gets a thumbs … Continue reading

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Bernie Sanders should join the Democratic Party

I was among those not overly pleased that Sen. Sanders ran for president under the Democratic Party banner while really an Independent, and continues to call himself one after the election. He obviously did well against Mrs. Clinton, and his message … Continue reading

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Morning Headlines

New York Times: A “Cuban Missile Crisis” in slow motion The Hill: Democrats welcome Bernie takeover Roll Call: Funding deadline tests GOP strategy MSNBC: Is Trump Tweeting his way to WWIII? ABC News: Pence declares end to “strategic patience” on North … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton campaign gives mega-list to the DNC

Huffington Post is reporting today that Hillary Clinton’s campaign has turned over its mailing list to the Democratic National Committee (DNC). If you’ve never been intimately involved in an election campaign it’s hard to convey how exciting it is to … Continue reading

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Could Democrats have taken the Kansas 4th?

It’s a pretty safe bet that a lot of people feel Democrats didn’t do enough to help their candidate, James Thompson, in the Kansas special House election last week. He came in behind the Republican winner, Ron Estes, by a … Continue reading

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Politico: Dems to unveil populist agenda showing Sanders’ sway New York Times: Trump’s shift on Russia brings geopolitical whiplash The Hill: GOP infighting imperils agenda Roll Call: With enthusiasm high, Democrats school potential candidates on realities of running CNBC: Republicans … Continue reading

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Bend it like Bernie

By now we’ve all heard how the Democratic presidential nomination contest has turned nasty as Bernie Sanders, claiming he was responding to Hillary Clinton in kind, told a Philadelphia rally that Clinton was the one not qualified to be president. … Continue reading

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