The right choice for today’s progressive movement

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Hillary Clinton is the right choice for today’s progressive movement — Medium   by: Ruben Gallego |11/16/2015 |RePost: 02/14/2016 10:06:03 AM| There has been a sea change in how Americans view progressive issues. Now we progressives have to change how we view ourselves. We have to get used to the idea that Democrats can win national elections as progressives — and that our leading candidate for president already reflects that reality. Our […]

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Chris Christie: another Republican refusing to make voting easier

Republican Presidential candidate Chris Christie files paperwork for the New Hampshire primary at the State House, Nov. 6, 2015 in Concord, N.H. Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty

Chris Christie vetoes bill to make voting easier | MSNBC >By Zachary Roth |11/09/15 01:04 PM—Updated 11/09/15 03:37 PM|RePost: 11/14/2015 12:51:23 PM| New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill Monday that would have made casting a ballot much easier in the Garden State, which has been plagued by low turnout. The measure, known as the Democracy Act, was passed in June by the Democratic-controlled legislature, and was strongly backed […]

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Liberal Wake-up call: Obama Slams Republicans

Obama Makes a Terrifying Point About GOP Candidates |BadGOP | Even after GOP candidates blatantly fail to demonstrate leadership, the GOP voters demonstrate a nightmarish lack of consequences … >by: Toni Matthews |11/03/2015 |RePost: 11/14/2015 2:50:13 AM | Originally published at The low expectations of Republican voters towards their own candidates coupled with their ultra-demands and suspicion of President Barack Obama should serve as a wake-up call to liberal […]

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Hillary Clinton Outlines Plan to Strengthen Communities of Color

[Exclusive] Hillary Clinton Outlines Plan to Strengthen Communities of Color – News & Views – EBONY [OP-ED] In a piece you will only find on, the Democratic front-runner lays out a plan to address economic, social and educational issues affecting African Americans >by: Hillary Clinton, 11/06/2015 |RePost: 11/07/2015 5:14:31 AM| When I started my life in public service four decades ago, it was to tear down the barriers that […]

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Senate passes budget bill and sends it to Obama

Senate passes budget bill and sends it to Obama – The Boston Globe >by: David M. Herszenhorn |New York Times  October 31, 2015|RePost: 11/02/2015 2:18:26 PM| WASHINGTON — The Senate approved a crucial bipartisan budget agreement early Friday that would avert a government default and end nearly five years of pitched battles between congressional Republicans and the Obama administration over fiscal policy. The measure, which was approved 64-35, now goes […]

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Impeaching Hillary Clinton, many GOP voters on board with it

Hillary Clinton holds out hope for Republican cooperation,…

Many GOP voters on board with impeaching Hillary Clinton | MSNBC >by: Steve Benen |10/30/15 10:46 AM |RePost: 10/31/2015 7:25:51 AM| It was just two weeks ago that Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) raised the prospect of impeaching Hillary Clinton, even though she hasn’t been elected. The far-right congressman is apparently so concerned about her email server management that he believes she would, literally on her inauguration day, be “subject to […]

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Alabama Proves Voter ID Laws Are Racist

  Alabama Proves Voter ID Laws Are Racist – Political Moll >by: Matthew Jensen |October 2, 2015 9:27 am |RePost: 10/25/2015 7:31:40 AM| Before gutting the Voting Rights Act, Chief Justice John Roberts asked if “the citizens of the South are more racist than the citizens of the North?” It didn’t take that long for him to get his answer. In 2013, the Supreme Court struck down key provisions of […]

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NC voter ID challenge, Judge refuses to dismiss

Judge refuses to dismiss NC voter ID challenge | The Charlotte Observer >by: Anne Blythe|10/23/2015 |RePost: 10/25/2015 4:06:21 AM| WINSTON-SALEM A federal judge on Friday refused a request from state lawmakers to dismiss a challenge to the N.C. voter ID law. U.S. District Judge Thomas Schroeder set the issue for a trial, tentatively in January. Attorneys for state lawmakers argued that a 2015 change to the ID provision of an […]

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Democrats back Clinton, say Benghazi probe mostly politics: poll

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets supporters at the conclusion of a ''Latinos for Hillary'' rally in San Antonio, Texas October 15, 2015. Reuters/Darren Abate

Democrats back Clinton, say Benghazi probe mostly politics: poll | Reuters  >by: Emily Stephenson| Wed Oct 21, 2015 8:58 AM EDT |10/21/2015 12:39:15 PM| WASHINGTON – White House contender Hillary Clinton heads into Thursday’s congressional hearing on the 2012 Benghazi attacks with most U.S. Democrats agreeing with her accusation that the Republican-led probe is politically motivated, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. Fifty-four percent of the 598 Democrats surveyed said they […]

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CIA Publicly Challenges Republicans For Inaccurate Information On Clinton Emails

CIA Publicly Challenges Republicans For Inaccurate Information On Clinton Emails (VIDEO) « by: Jenna LeFever on October 18, 2015 |RePost: 10/20/2015 1:47:34 PM | House Democrats on the Select Committee for Benghazi and the CIA are on the attack once more this week, after the CIA debunked statements made by Representative Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) in relation to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails. Top-ranking Democrat on the Select Committee, […]

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