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News Analysis: If Not Trump, Then Who? Pelosi Fuels Impeachment Debate With Long Implications

Posted by on Mar 13, 2019 in Clinton, Bill, Constitution (US), Democratic Party, House of Representatives, Impeachment, Johnson, Andrew, Mueller, Robert S III, Nixon, Richard Milhous, Republican Party, Senate, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel), Trump, Donald J, United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

By all but ruling out impeachment without waiting for the evidence, Speaker Nancy Pelosi may be setting a far-reaching precedent that will empower presidents for decades to come.
Source: New York Times

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There’s a Wave of New Prosecutors. And They Mean Justice.

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Bail, Brooklyn (NYC), California, Chicago (Ill), Crime and Criminals, Dallas (Tex), Democratic Party, Fines (Penalties), Houston (Tex), Kansas City (Kan), New Jersey, Philadelphia (Pa), Police Department (NYC), Prisons and Prisoners, Republican Party, San Antonio (Tex), Sentences (Criminal) | 0 comments

These district attorneys should make jail the exception and eliminate cash bail.
Source: New York Times

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The Democrats’ Best Response to Republican Power Grabs

Posted by on Dec 11, 2018 in Conflicts of Interest, Democratic Party, House of Representatives, Law and Legislation, Michigan, north carolina, Republican Party, State Legislatures, States (US), Trump, Donald J, Voter Registration and Requirements, Voting Rights Act (1965), Wisconsin | 0 comments

The best option goes beyond retaliation or restraint.
Source: New York Times

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The Monopolization of America

Posted by on Nov 26, 2018 in Antitrust Laws and Competition Issues, AT&T Inc, Brandeis, Louis D, Corporations, Democratic Party, Federal Trade Commission, Income Inequality, Klobuchar, Amy, Labor and Jobs, Mergers, Acquisitions and Divestitures, Republican Party, Standard Oil Co, Supreme Court (US), Taxation, United States Economy, United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

In one industry after another, big companies have become more dominant over the past 15 years, new data show.
Source: New York Times

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On Washington: ‘Kavanaugh’s Revenge’ Fell Short Against Democrats in the Midterms

Posted by on Nov 25, 2018 in Casey, Robert P Jr, Democratic Party, Kavanaugh, Brett M, Midterm Elections (2018), Republican Party, Supreme Court (US), United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

While Republicans cite the Supreme Court brawl as a factor in some Senate wins, Democrats say the fight did little damage and helped in the House.
Source: New York Times

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They Sat in Hypocrisy

Posted by on Sep 2, 2018 in Funerals and Memorials, McCain, John, Republican Party, Trump, Donald J, United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

Congressional Republicans made a show of honoring John McCain, even as they continue to reject his principles.
Source: New York Times

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Wife of Former N.R.A. President Tapped Accused Russian Agent in Pursuit of Jet Fuel Payday

Posted by on Sep 2, 2018 in American University, Butina, Mariia, Conservatism (US Politics), Foreign Students (in US), Gordon, J D, Gun Control, Keene, David A, Lobbying and Lobbyists, National Rifle Assn, Norquist, Grover G, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Putin, Vladimir V, Republican Party, russia, Sanford, Mark, Trump, Donald J Jr, United States, Virginia, Washington (DC) | 0 comments

Maria Butina surrounded herself with prominent American conservatives and dubious characters bent on making a fast buck. It was not always easy to tell one from the other.
Source: New York Times

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DeSantis Warns Florida Not to ‘Monkey This Up,’ and Many Hear a Racist Dog Whistle

Posted by on Aug 29, 2018 in Blacks, Democratic Party, DeSantis, Ron, Elections, Governors, Florida, Fox News Channel, Gillum, Andrew, Midterm Elections (2018), Race and Ethnicity, Republican Party, Trump, Donald J, United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

The Republican nominee for governor in Florida drew condemnation from Democrats for a comment about his opponent, Andrew Gillum.
Source: New York Times

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4 Takeaways from Tuesday’s Primaries

Posted by on Aug 29, 2018 in Arizona, Democratic Party, DeSantis, Ron, Elections, Governors, Elections, Senate, Florida, Gillum, Andrew, Governors (US), Graham, Gwen, McSally, Martha, Midterm Elections (2018), Oklahoma, Politics and Government, Primaries and Caucuses, Republican Party | 0 comments

Races for governor have often yielded centrist candidates. Voters in Florida, Oklahoma and Arizona chose a different route. And women, once again, made a strong showing in House races.
Source: New York Times

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What if Trump Did Actually Shoot Someone on Fifth Avenue?

Posted by on Aug 29, 2018 in Cold War Era, Gorbis, Marina, House of Representatives, Midterm Elections (2018), Putin, Vladimir V, Republican Party, russia, Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates, Senate, Trump, Donald J, United States Politics and Government | 0 comments

Your vote in the midterms matters, because Republicans in Congress won’t restrain the president’s excesses.
Source: New York Times

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