Ninety-two percent of Democrats are comfortable voting for Hillary

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton listens to questions during a roundtable discussion at a historic VFW post in Reno, Nev., on June 18.

What primary? 92 percent of Democrats are comfortable voting for Hillary. – The Washington Post | >by: Chris Cillizza |06/23/2015 | RePost: 07/26/2015 7:55:08 AM| Ninety-two percent. That’s how many Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents in a new NBC-Wall Street Journal poll said they could see themselves supporting Hillary Clinton for the party’s nomination in 2016, a stark sign of how little genuine resistance there is within the party to the […]

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Hillary Clinton on $15 minimum wage…

Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont

Rivals look to push Hillary Clinton on $15 minimum wage |MSNBC >by: Alex Seitz-Wald |07/22/15 03:04 PM| RePost: 07/26/2015 5:20:21 AM | A policy fissure is quickly opening in the Democratic primary over the minimum wage, with Hillary Clinton’s two main challengers taking advantage of her hesitancy to embrace the issue. Activists and labor unions have been pushing national Democrats to more than double the current federal minimum wage to […]

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The Democratic primary has officially begun

Democratic presidential candidates, from left, Bernie Sanders, Martin O'Malley, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Lincoln Chafee stand on stage during the Iowa Democratic Party's Hall of Fame Dinner, Friday, July 17, 2015, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

The Democratic primary has officially begun | MSNBC >by: Alex Seitz-Wald |07/18/15 12:19 AM—Updated 07/18/15 12:21 AM| RePost: 07/19/2015 1:28:08 AM| CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – After a slow start, the Democratic presidential contest officially began here Friday night [July 17, 2015]. In front of 1,300 activists, all five of the 2016 Democratic presidential candidates gathered for the first time in one place together. While sparks did not fly on stage, […]

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Hillary Clinton bucks trend, confronts NRA

Former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses supporters at an organizational rally on July 7, 2015 at the Iowa City Public Library in Iowa City, Iowa.

Hillary Clinton bucks trend, confronts NRA | MSNBC >By: Steve Benen | 07/10/15 11:20 AM| RePost:07/12/2015 2:21:37 AM | In the three weeks since the mass shooting in Charleston, two notable statewide gun measures have been signed into law. In Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker (R) scrapped his state’s 48-hour waiting period, and this week in Maine, Gov. Paul LePage (R) got rid of his state’s concealed gun permit requirement. The […]

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One More Teacher for Bernie …Hum!

One More Teacher for Bernie

 One More Teacher for Bernie | Peter Greene >by: Peter Greene Become a fan| Posted: 07/04/2015 3:57 pm EDT Updated: 07/04/2015 3:59 pm EDT | Teacher and writer; blogger, curmudgucation.blogspot.com | Re-Post: 07/05/2015 8:23:00 AM | Boy, I really don’t want to start wading into the 2016 Presidential election season yet, but it seems increasingly unavoidable. And besides, I’m a little excited about Bernie Sanders. Is he some kind of […]

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“Why America’s Emblems of Hate Matters” – it’s embarrassing

The "Ride for Pride" event in Brandon, Hillsborough County, June 26, 2015.

Why America’s Emblems of Hate Matter — and Their Disappearance Should Be Celebrated | Alternet >by: Brittney Cooper / Salon | 07/1/2015 | Noteworthy RePost: 07/03/2015 3:45:01 AM | Many have second-guessed the latest campaign against Confederate imagery. These critics miss the point. When I was sixteen years old, my high school debate partner and I found ourselves in an Effingham, Illinois, convenience store, very late one night, buying a […]

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Hillary Clinton won’t have to fight Obama’s battles on health care

Hillary Clinton won’t have to fight Obama’s battles on health care | MSNBC >by: Alex Seitz-Wald |06/25/15 06:14 PM | Noteworthy RePost: 07/01/2015 6:34:05 AM | If Hillary Clinton takes the oath of office on January 20, 2017, she’ll inherit a health care reform law that will be already seven years old and likely deeply entrenched, thanks in part to Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling upholding the subsidy system for state-based […]

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