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Democratic Party’s Anti-Bernie Elites Maintain Power by Blaming Russia

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Norman Solomon – After Hillary Clinton’s devastating loss nearly six months ago, her most powerful Democratic allies feared losing control of the party. Efforts to lip-sync economic populism while remaining closely tied to Wall Street had led to a catastrophic defeat. In the aftermath, the party’s…

We Need a New Democratic Party

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Robert Reich – As a first step, I believe it necessary for the members and leadership of the Democratic National Committee to step down and be replaced by people who are determined to create a party that represents America – including all those who feel…

Democrats Win American Public Opinion Over Republicans With Conventions

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By Glynn Wilson – Public opinion survey results in the wake of the national political party conventions over the past two weeks back up what knowledgeable commentators said at the time. The convention shows still matter in swaying public opinion at the margins, and the Democratic…

Bernie Sanders Nominates Hillary Clinton for President

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… Will the American public buy Bill Clinton’s version of reality or Donald Trump’s Idiocracy? – The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – It was a historic moment on Day Two of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia when Senator Bernie Sanders stood up with the…

Can Hillary Convince Voters She’s the Optimistic Candidate?

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… By John L. Micek – PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – After four days of doom and gloom in Donald Trump’s America, Democrats have a deceptively simple task to accomplish with their convention this week: Namely, convincing broad swaths of voters that Hillary Clinton and her new running mate,…

Bernie Sanders Calls on Progressives to Run for State and Local Office

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… In a speech webcast Thursday night from Burlington, Vt., Sen. Bernie Sanders, who won more than 10 million votes in the 2016 Democratic primary, urged supporters to begin the work of organizing politically “at the local and state level in an unprecedented way.” “Election days come…

Look Which Political Party is Crying Now

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… Making Sense – By Michael Reagan – Look which party is blowing itself up now and struggling to unify behind a single candidate. Hint: It’s not the Republicans. After all those months of worrying and complaining about having too many candidates, the GOP finally found its…

Donald Trump is No Ronald Reagan

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… Making Sense – By Michael Reagan – Now comes the hard part. Now comes the part where Donald Trump has to appeal to everyone in the U.S. Trump will rack up lots of easy votes in the fall with his rabid fan base — older grumpy…

Bernie Sanders Supporters Begin to Plan Post Election Movement

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share… What happens to the Bernie Sanders political “revolution” if Hillary Clinton wins the most delegates in the primary and becomes the Democratic Party’s nominee? Last week in Rome, Sanders was quick to tell ABC News that he would go back to his day job as a…

The Big Idea That Could Bring Disaffected Voters Back to the Polls

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By William Greider – At his inauguration in 1981, Ronald Reagan declared that “government is not the solution — government is the problem.” The election of 2016 will tell us whether the American people are ready to overthrow the tyranny of that reactionary proposition. I know it’s…

New Poll Shows Biden Faring Better Than Clinton in General Election, With Trump Increasing His Lead in Republican Field

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Glynn Wilson – While Vice President Joe Biden has only hinted that he might run for president against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, a new Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday shows Biden might fare better against any of the Republicans…

Democratic Party Reclaims Edge in Favorable Ratings as Republicans Drop

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Help promote a free and independent watchdog press. Share…By Andrew Dugan WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the 2016 presidential race increasingly dominates political news, Gallup is now reporting that the Democratic Party has regained it historical edge over the Republican Party in favorability ratings, a fact which may have implications for the White House race. As…