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Tag: Democrats

7 ways Democrats misread the election results

Here are seven important lessons from the November 7 results that a lot of Democrats seem to have missed.

2017 Elections mark the dawn of change

Tuesday’s wins point a path towards even greater gains in midterm elections next year, which can deal a death blow to Trump’s heartless agenda.

GOP, Democrats spin tax plan

Leaders in both parties make false and misleading claims about the GOP’s $1.5 trillion tax cut plan.

Dems want to ditch leaders and move left; they’re right

On the left, at least, the voters are once again way ahead of the politicians.

Leading Democrats are way behind the public on health care

60 percent of Americans support single payer health care. So why is the party leadership dragging its feet?

America now has 6 political parties

Whoever can put together elements of a governing coalition among these six parties will win future elections.

Do Democrats really need Wall Street?

A former Democratic operative writes in The New York Times that the party needs to drop FDR's progressive coalition and strengthen ties to Wall Street. He's dead wrong.

How to rebuild progressive politics in rural America

Progressives and Democrats aren’t giving nearly the amount of attention they should to rural America if they hope to truly impact the elections.

As Sanders prepared Medicare bill, health care lobbyists bankrolled Senate...

Since 2010, Democratic senators who have refused to sponsor the bill have raised twice as much insurance industry cash as those who support the legislation.

Democratic senators join up to embrace single-payer by co-sponsoring Sanders’ “Medicare...

This new surge of Democratic support for single-payer health care may just be the beginning.

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Bernie Sanders is now backing Randy Bryce – which could be very bad news...

Sanders’ endorsement of Bryce comes at a time when the former union organizer and steelworker is rising in the polls in his bid to unseat House Speaker Paul Ryan.

Respect existence or expect resistance

“It’s time that we take responsibility for our own lives … that we create a world which gives us the power to act, instead of hoping that other people will solve problems.”

Congressman apologizes for nude selfie

Barton announced his re-election bid earlier this month and has no intention of resigning.

The rules according to Trump

Women rise against centuries of assault and sexual harassment. Yet a man accused of such crimes remains in the White House.

Costa Rica runs 300 days on renewable energy

Costa Rica has achieved something incredible and shown the rest of the world what’s possible with renewable energy.

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