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The Baseline Scenario: Opinion- James Kwak- The Importance of Fairness: A New Economic Vision For The Democratic Party

Source: The Baseline Scenario: Opinion- James Kwak- The Importance of Fairness: A New Economic Vision For The Democratic Party Economic fairness and social justice even is a good debate in the Democratic Party and it seems to becoming from two wings … Continue reading

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The Week: Opinion- Ryan Cooper- ‘Democrats Should Embrace The Freedom Not To Choose’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I’m not trying to sound insulting here (but don’t mind if I do) but what Ryan Cooper wrote in The Week this week (ha, ha get it) could’ve been written … Continue reading

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The Young Turks: Panel- What Will Happen After Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid Retires?

It must be a slow news day if I’m blogging about the retirement of a U.S. Senator. Even Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, the most powerful Democrat in Congress and most powerful Democrat in Congress since 2005. Leader Harry Reid … Continue reading

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PBS: Video: NewsHour: Shields and Brooks on CPAC and Homeland Security Shutdown

. As far as CPAC, the one thing I respect about that group is that they do actually bring in lets say Classical Conservatives or Conservative Libertarians and actual Libertarians. It’s not just about mushy-middle establishment Republicans who always play … Continue reading

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Roll Call: Congress: Tamar Hallerman & Niels Lesniewski: Senate Democrats Show Limits of GOP Control

Roll Call: Congress: Tamar Hallerman & Niels Lesniewski: Senate Democrats Show Limits of GOP Control For all of you non-political junkies, first of all I’m wondering why you’re reading this at all, but secondly this piece is for the average … Continue reading

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Roll Call: Congress: Niels Lesniewski: Odd Couples Push Criminal Justice Overhauls: The World’s Greatest Deliberative Body

Roll Call: Congress: Niels Lesniewski: Odd Couples Push Criminal Justice Overhauls: The World’s Greatest Deliberative Body It shouldn’t be surprising that both John Cornyn and Ted Cruz are in favor of real criminal justice reform that reduce sentencing for people … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Jonathan Capehart- “John Boehner Needs to Follow His Own Advice on DHS Funding”: How Senate Democrats Should Try to Fix Another GOP Mess

Washington Post: Opinion- Jonathan Capehart- John Boehner Needs to Follow His Own Advice on DHS Funding It is not often that I agree with House Speaker John Boehner on anything and I’ll let you judge for yourself how often that … Continue reading

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