Category: National

The President Has Not Been Exonerated- In addition to demanding the release of the Mueller report, Congress must examine actions by William Barr that call into question the AG’s objectivity. By John NicholsTwitter

  https://www.thenation.com/article/mueller-barr-exoneration-trump-nadler/ Attorney General William Barr’s four-page summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s 22-month investigation into allegations of wrongdoing by the president and those around him was summed up by House Judiciary Committee member Jamie Raskin. “I don’t want to read the Cliff notes version of Macbeth,” observed Raskin. “I want to read Macbeth itself.” …

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‘There Is Going to Be a War Within the Party. We Are Going to Lean Into It.’

The Justice Democrats helped get Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez elected. Who are they after next? By DAVID FREEDLANDER February 04, 2019 David Freedlander writes about politics and culture. He lives in New York. Maybe you’ve heard the warning: The country is beset by a menace. A fringe conservative minority is holding Congress hostage, extracting radical policy concessions over the will …

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California Dems offer preview of party’s 2020 agenda

California Democrats are putting the finishing touches on what may be the most ambitiously liberal session in decades, offering a potential preview of the national party’s agenda ahead of the 2020 presidential contest. The legislature’s agenda this year includes expanding access to higher education and health care, parental leave, environmental initiatives aimed at reining in …

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DNC 2018 November Strategy

The IWillVote campaign An ambitious plan to reach 50 million American voters between now and Election Day. Together we’ll ask people to commit to vote, help them register, provide voter education and protection, and make sure they cast their ballot. Best Practices Institute The DNC is committed to providing state parties and candidates at all …

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Teixeira: Yes Trump’s Approval Rating Is Up, No That Doesn’t Mean the Democrats Won’t Succeed in November

by staff, February 20th, 2018 4:29 AM EST in http://thedemocraticstrategist.org/2018/02/teixeira-yes-trumps-approval-rating-is-up-no-that-doesnt-mean-the-democrats-wont-succeed-in-november/ The following article by Ruy Teixeira, author of The Optimistic Leftist and other works of political analysis, is cross-posted from his blog:  Trump’s approval rating has clearly gone up in the last month, from a little under 40 percent to a little under 42 percent, according …

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NYT- Can Democrats Follow #MeToo to Victory?- Reporter Thomas B. Edsall JAN. 18, 2018

 Many think the issue of sexual harassment — embodied in the #MeToo movement — will work to the advantage of Democrats in upcoming elections. A mid-December NBC News/Wall Street Journal Survey gave the party a three to one advantage over Republicans on the matter. But it is hardly guaranteed to do so. Views of sexual …

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Why we must Impeach Donald J. Trump

Donald Trump News, Analysis and Opinion from POLITICO Follow the latest news each day to see the reason we must Impeach click on the link http://www.politico.com/news/donald-trump              

Read LA Times Opinion Section, Apr. 2, 2017 “Our Dishonest President”

http://www.latimes.com/projects/la-ed-our-dishonest-president/

The Rundown from PBS, Nov. 11, 2016: Several Democrats facing 2018 re-election are from states Trump carried

WASHINGTON — A long list of Senate Democrats who face re-election in 2018 are from states Donald Trump won or nearly won on Election Day. That could mean a politically excruciating next two years for many of them, and for party leaders trying to chart a legislative path as the new age of Trump. The …

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The General Election was Nov. 8th- What do we need to do in the coming season?

What Democrats Need to Do David Leonhardt NOV. 10, 2016– NY TIMES Donald Trump’s victory is a political shock like no other that most Americans have experienced. The causes of the shock — that is, why the polls were wrong — won’t be clear until analysts have been able to sort through the returns. There …

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