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To Stop Trump, Democrats Can Learn From the Tea Party

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New York Times~ Today is the first day of the 115th United States Congress. In less than three weeks, this Congress will join with President-elect Donald J. Trump to claim a mandate they do not have for policies that most Americans do not support. Together, they will seek to enact a bigoted and anti-democratic agenda, threatening our values and endangering us all. But Americans have the power to resist this […]

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The New Yorker- This week saw an apparition that has not been observed for at least eight years in Washington D.C.: bipartisanship. Seven weeks after the election and five months after intelligence officials began circulating their suspicions that Russia had hacked the Democratic National Committee, the Obama Administration issued sanctions against Russia for interference in the American electoral process. President Barack Obama has been rightly criticized for his laggard response […]

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Hill Leaders Call for ‘Day of Action’ in New Session of Congress

Bernie in Washington WASHINGTON – Warning that congressional Republicans are about to “ram through a budget bill” to “throw our health care system into chaos,” Senate and House leaders called Wednesday for a nationwide “day of action” to mobilize grassroots support for programs that help millions of working families. Senate and House Democratic Leaders Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) were joined by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), the new leader […]

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Trump Is Desperately Seeking A Latino For His Cabinet

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Mother Jones- California’s Abel Maldonado, who reportedly pitched a reality-TV show about his family, is among the top contenders for USDA. President-elect Donald Trump triumphed in politics after a long stint as reality TV star. And now, as he scrambles to fill his final cabinet slots, Trump is taking a close look at a Republican who tried his best to move in the opposite direction. Meet Abel Maldonado, who runs a […]

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