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Trump Schedules Town Hall Event at Exact Same Time as Biden’s on Thursday 14.10.2020 Truthout.com
The separate town halls came about after Trump announced last week he would not take part in a virtual ...
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John Hickenlooper sees a bipartisan future in the Senate. Is that possible? 4.10.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
U.S. Senate candidate John Hickenlooper has an unfailing belief in bipartisanship that some progressives worry is naiveté at a time when Democrats are being outmaneuvered in a deeply partisan Senate.
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The Spot: Democrats get on the same page on family leave, and Gardner casts COVID relief vote 11.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
I recently received an email with the subject line, “Democratic Colorado State Legislators Endorse Paid Leave.”
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Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick blames the presence of Confederate monuments at the Texas Capitol on Democrats after being urged to remove them 18.8.2020 Raw Story
In response to a letter by Democratic state senators urging the removal of Confederate monuments and symbols at the Texas Capitol, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick blamed Democrats on Monday for past discrimination in the state and said the party is not committed to a “sincere” or “serious conversation” about the future of the monuments. He […]
Sanders Is Not Another McGovern. I Know – I Worked on McGovern’s Campaign. 26.2.2020 Truthout.com
Sanders Is Not Another McGovern. I Know – I Worked on McGovern’s Campaign.
Senate acquits President Donald Trump of two articles of impeachment — but it’s not bipartisan 6.2.2020 Raw Story
All Senate Democrats will vote to support the conviction and removal of President Donald Trump. To make matters worse, the conviction votes of the Senate will be bipartisan, thanks to Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) who decided that he will vote to convict. Conservative Democrats were even willing to vote for impeachment less than 24 hours […]
Nancy Pelosi missed a big opportunity in impeachment — but she still has time to fix it 26.1.2020 Raw Story
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has her reasons for limiting her impeachment articles to offenses stemming from the abuses and violations related to Ukraine. Unfortunately, she declined to pursue a broader impeachment approach that recognizes multiple provable, serious violations of the Constitution. Speaker Pelosi overruled Chairs of Committees, including the Judiciary Committee, and other senior lawmakers […]
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'It's Happening': Republicans Ask SCOTUS To Overturn Roe V. Wade 3.1.2020 Crooks Liars
Reproductive rights advocates on Thursday seized on an amicus brief signed by more than 200 Republican members of Congress, as well as two conservative Democrats, asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider overturning Roe vs. Wade as the latest example of the assault on women's freedom. The brief was signed by 168 members of the House and 39 senators. Two House Democrats joined their Republican colleagues, led by House Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) in the effort—Reps. Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) and Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.). Lipinski drew the ire of progressive Democrat Marie Newman, who is challenging him in the 2020 primary. "His position in Congress jeopardizes the health of women in IL-03 and across the country," Newman tweeted . "My opponent does not trust women and is not fit to represent us." The brief was filed ahead of the court's hearing on June Medical Services v. Gee, concerning a Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospital—one of numerous ...
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Two right-wing Democrats join Republicans in asking Supreme Court to consider overturning Roe v. Wade 3.1.2020 Raw Story
“It’s happening, people. This is what’s at stake in 2020.” Reproductive rights advocates on Thursday seized on an amicus brief signed by more than 200 members of Congress, including two conservative Democrats, asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider overturning Roe vs. Wade as the latest example of the assault on women’s freedom. The brief was signed by […]
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‘Exactly why some people hate Democrats’: Progressives rip moderates for proposal to censure, but not impeach, Trump 11.12.2019 Raw Story
“If you can’t move to impeachment on something like this, frankly, we just shouldn’t take your ideas seriously.” Progressive Democrats in Congress directed contempt at several of their centrist colleagues for holding a meeting Monday where they discussed censuring President Donald Trump for his alleged attempt to bribe the Ukrainian government rather than impeaching him. […]
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Incumbent Democrats Are Facing Serious Primary Challenges From Progressives 9.12.2019 Truthout.com
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks into a microphone while Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley watch
Competitive Democratic primaries are putting real pressure on incumbents to adopt progressive priorities.
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King, Tapper Attack Trump Jr. for Criticizing Vindman, ‘Tweeting Whatever He Wants’ 20.11.2019 NewsBusters
Amidst the break between Tuesday’s two impeachment hearings and their near-universal condemnation anyone who isn’t either a Democrat or witness, CNN hosts John King and Jake Tapper took issue with the legitimate ability of Donald Trump, Jr. to offer firm disagreements with the impeachment process and witness Lieutenant Colonel Alexander ...
Teen Vogue Surveys Politics of 20 Youths; Not One Conservative 23.10.2019 NewsBusters
You pretty much know that the leftist hive of Teen Vogue would exclude conservatives in its survey of youth politics when the synopsis of each young person from 16 to 24 featured is prefaced by the sentient being's preferred pronouns. Preferred pronouns, of course, are one of the easy symbols to recognize that any such article would act as if conservative or Republican youth would be considered to be creatures from another world thus not even within the Teen Vogue realm of being considered for ...
Column: The Democrats' Wall Street wing hates Elizabeth Warren. They hated the New Deal too 27.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Wall Street Democrats' fear of Elizabeth Warren reminds us that they opposed the New Deal too.

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Meghan McCain erupts after View co-hosts agree with Schiff on impeachment: ‘He doesn’t need you! He needs me!’ 27.9.2019 Raw Story
“The View” erupted in shouting after co-host Meghan McCain attacked House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff. The California Democrat has drawn mixed reviews of his decision to paraphrase President Donald Trump’s conversation with Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelensky, which Schiff recast as a mob boss shaking down a hapless victim. “I think if you have to […]
AM Joy Guest: Waiting To Impeach ‘At The Ballot Box’ Is Dangerous 21.9.2019 Crooks Liars
An AM Joy panel discussed the reluctance of moderate and conservative Democrats to support impeachment, even as each day brings new alarming information about Donald Trump’s attempt to strong-arm Ukraine into boosting his re-election chances by digging up dirt on Joe Biden’s son. Guest Jeff Hauser, executive director of the Revolving Door Project , warned that any continued reluctance to impeach Trump except “at the ballot box” in 2020 gives Trump time to do something even worse than he already has. “Over the next 15 months or so, Donald Trump has all sorts of opportunities to undermine the fairness of the next election,” Hauser said. He pointed out that before the 2018 midterm elections, Trump sent the military to the southern border, claiming that was needed to protect the United States from a caravan of refugees fleeing violence in Central America. Given that the refugees “posed literally no national security threat,” Hauser continued, it proved that Trump was "willing to use the military as a prop to ...
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Moderate Democrats Urge Party Leaders to Come Together Immediately to Address Election Security 6.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"We are less than five months away from the start of the next federal election, and there is no time for partisan games," members of the Blue Dog Coalition wrote in a letter.
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Trump, Republicans Ridiculed As Federal Deficit, $3.7 Trillion Spending Hit Record Highs 13.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Fiscal conservatives and Democrats alike ridiculed GOP congressional members and President Trump's tax cuts after federal spending hit a $3.7 trillion record and the budget deficit climbed to $867 billion so far this fiscal year.
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'Where Are the Fiscal Conservatives?': Senate GOP Continues to Blast Bipartisan Budget Deal Ahead of Vote 1.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"They all thought debt was bad when it was President Obama's debt," said GOP Senator Rand Paul. "They're not interested in the debt now that Republicans are complicit."
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‘This isn’t funny’: Warren tells Dems to ‘stop using Republican talking points’ on Medicare for All 31.7.2019 Raw Story
At the second round of debates among the Democrats seeking the White House in 2020, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) scolded conservative Democrats for using Republican talking points against Medicare for All. “Look, let’s be clear about this. We are the Democrats. We are not about trying to take away health care from anyone. That’s what […]
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