Democrats should ditch cable news

Democrats Should Ditch Cable News

Turn the debates into a progressive showcase instead of an inquisition

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Jay Inslee points to Democrats’ real problem: Mitch McConnell

Jay Inslee Points To Democrats' Real Problem: Mitch McConnell

Even if the Democrats win the Senate, the filibuster stands in the way of their big plans.

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Democrats Must Give Up ‘Center Is Better’ Myth

Democrats Must Give Up 'Center Is Better' Myth

On the night Democrats won control of the House of Representatives in the 2018 midterm elections, the soon-to-be House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said those who

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Castro argues for impeachment: We'll tell voters 'Moscow Mitch' let him off

Castro Argues For Impeachment: We'll Tell Voters 'Moscow Mitch' Let Him Off

Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro argued fiercely for Democrats to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump during Wednesday's debate, saying it would play in Trump's favor if they didn't.

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Elizabeth Warren: Why Run for President Just to Talk About What Can’t Be Done?

Elizabeth Warren: Why Run For President Just To Talk About What Can't Be Done?

Senator Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday made her argument that Democrats should nominate a presidential candidate who will fight for sweeping change.

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Bernie Sanders says he's ready for Democrats to stop being afraid of 'big ideas'

Bernie Sanders Says He's Ready For Democrats To Stop Being Afraid Of 'big Ideas'

As far as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is concerned, there is no such thing as being too ambitious when it comes to dealing with climate change. When talk turned to the Green New Deal, some of the more moderate Democratic presidential candidates, like former Rep. John Delaney of Maryland and former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, were critical of the plan, calling it unrealistic. Moderator Dana Bash then asked Rep. Tim Ryan of Ohio what he thought of Sanders' idea to end new gas-powered car sales by 2040. He explained he wants to create a "chief manufacturing officer" who would work with government departments, the private sector, and investors to "dominate the electric vehicle market." All this set off Sanders, who responded, "I get a little bit tired of Democrats afraid of big ideas. Republicans are not afraid of big ideas -- they could give $1 trillion in tax breaks to billionaires and profitable corporations, they could bail out the crooks on Wall Street, so please don't tell me we cannot take on the fossil fuel industry. Nothing happens unless we do that." Sanders didn't stop there. "We've got to ask ourselves a simple question," he continued. "What do you do with an industry that knowingly, for billions of dollars in short-term profits, is destroying the planet? I say that is criminal activity that cannot be allowed." "I didn't say we couldn't get there 'til 2040, Bernie," Ryan retorted, adding, "You don't have to yell. All I'm saying is we have to invent our way out of this thing, and if we're waiting 'til 2040 for a ban to come in on gasoline vehicles, we're screwed. So, we better get busy now." Sanders agreed that something has to be done, fast. "On this issue, there is no choice: We have got to be super aggressive if we love our children and if we want to leave them a planet that is healthy and is habitable," he said. Catherine Garcia

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Democrats Urged to 'Oppose This Takeover' as McConnell Rushes to Confirm 19 Right-Wing Judges Before Recess

Democrats Urged To 'Oppose This Takeover' As McConnell Rushes To Confirm 19 Right-Wing Judges Before Recess

"Senators must put an end to this blatant disrespect to our judicial system, traditions, and democracy."

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Democrats sound alarm on

Democrats Sound Alarm On "massive" GOP Senate Advantage In 2020

"If nothing changes, Democrats will never have more than a hope and a prayer."

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Freshmen House Democrats raise more money than GOP opponents

Freshmen House Democrats Raise More Money Than GOP Opponents

The Republican pathway for recapturing House control in next year's election charges straight throug...

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Democrats had a winning 2018 playbook. They should use it to beat Donald Trump in 2020.

2020 Democrats Should Use Proven 2018 Playbook To Beat Donald Trump

Generals often fight the last war — and the same applies to political parties that try, however myopically, to learn lessons from the l...

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Democrats denounce Trump's attack on Cummings: 'These are not the words of a patriot'

Democrats Denounce Trump's Attack On Cummings: 'These Are Not The Words Of A Patriot'

Democratic lawmakers are condemning President Trump's attacks against House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), calling

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McConnell under fire for burying election bills in 'legislative graveyard'

McConnell Under Fire For Burying Election Bills In 'legislative Graveyard'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is under fire from Democrats for repeatedly blocking election security legislation in recent days.

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Scarborough during Mueller hearing: 'Jesus, forgive me for ever being a Republican'

Scarborough During Mueller Hearing: 'Jesus, Forgive Me For Ever Being A Republican'

Former GOP lawmaker and current "Morning Joe" co-host Joe Scarborough tweeted during former special counsel Robert Mueller's Wednesday testimony and asked to be forgiven for his previous party affiliation.

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Mueller agrees lies by Trump officials impeded his investigation

Mueller Agrees Lies By Trump Officials Impeded His Investigation

Former special counsel Robert Mueller told Congress Wednesday that he generally agreed that lies by Trump campaign officials and administration officials impeded his nearly two-year investigation.

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Lawyers say pipe bomb mailing suspect radicalized by Trump tweets, Fox News.

Lawyers Say Pipe Bomb Mailing Suspect Radicalized By Trump Tweets, Fox News

The man who pleaded guilty to sending pipe bombs to CNN and prominent Democrats across the nation last year was radicalized by Fox News and President Trump's tweets, his lawyers have reportedly argued in a memo.

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By Republican Standards, Almost Nothing Is Racist

By Republican Standards, Almost Nothing Is Racist

When Democrats are accused of anti-Semitism, Republicans understand that coded language can be hurtful. But Trump's racist comments get a pass.

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'This Man Can Beat Trump': Sanders Viewed Most Favorably of 2020 Democratic Candidates

'This Man Can Beat Trump': Sanders Viewed Most Favorably Of 2020 Democratic Candidates

New Gallup poll shows Sen. Bernie Sanders has better image than Joe Biden in eyes of Democratic voters

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AOC is driving more social media traffic than any Democratic presidential candidate

AOC On Twitter: More Social Media Traffic Than Any Democrat Candidate


David Bauder Associated Press

NEW YORK – Judging b...

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Mueller hearings to highlight 'shocking evidence of criminal misconduct' by Trump, Democrats say

Mueller Hearings To Highlight 'shocking Evidence Of Criminal Misconduct' By Trump, Democrats Say

The former special counsel is set to appear before the Judiciary and Intelligence committees on Wednesday.

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Susan Collins’ disapproval rating spikes in new poll ahead of targeted 2020 re-election bid

Susan Collins' Disapproval Rating Spikes In New Poll Ahead Of Targeted 2020 Re-election Bid

The Kavanaugh vote has seemingly led Collins to lose Democrats, while winning back Republicans who saw her as not conservative enough.

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