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The future of the Democratic Party (video)

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Morning Headlines

New York Times: Democrats in split-screen: The base wants it all. The party wants to win. Washington Post: Trump sees Comey’s testimony as ‘complete vindication’ — and his fans agree The Hill: Economy emerges as bright spot for Trump CNN Politics: Sessions says … Continue reading

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More Campaign News

Governing: A new way to spot partisan gerrymandering CNN Money: Fox News removes false story on Seth Rich’s murder — six days after it was debunked Politico: Trump releases budget hitting his own voters hardest BuzzFeed: While you were watching … 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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No, Barack Obama is not “still the leader of the Democratic Party”

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WaPo’s Bob Costa talks about Trump’s first 100 days and whither the Democratic Party

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NYTimes’ Jeremy Peters says Democrats lack leadership

Never quite sure what these kinds of comments mean. Was Bernie Sanders on anyone’s radar as providing real leadership three years out from 2016? Was Donald Trump? Parties that lose elections are said to be “in the wilderness” until it … 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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