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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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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Clinton to stage major rally, will vow to back working Americans

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses the South Carolina House Democratic Women's Caucus and the South Carolina Democratic Women's Council at their Third Annual Day in Blue while campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination in Columbia,... Reuters/Chris Aluka Berry

Clinton to stage major rally, will vow to back working Americans | Reuters >By Jonathan Allen | Sat Jun 13, 2015 1:04am EDT| 06/13/2015 9:49:11 AM | NEW YORK | Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton stages the first big rally of her presidential campaign on Saturday, trying to cast herself as a fighter for ordinary Americans and build a clearer case for why she wants to lead the country. Running to be […]

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A Bill To Prohibit Creditors From Discriminating Against LGBT Consumers

Congressman Steve Israel from New York, and Senator Patty Murray from Washington State

Democrats Introduce A Bill To Prohibit Creditors From Discriminating Against LGBT Consumers – The New Civil Rights Movement [The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the nation’s consumer protection agency, enforces the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), which prohibits credit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or because you get public assistance. The law provides protections when you deal with any organizations or people […]

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Democrat tipped blogger about Scalise’s meeting with white nationalists

Newly elected House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) speaks to the media as Speaker of the House John Boehner (R) listens after House Republican leadership elections in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 19, 2014.

Democrat tipped blogger about Republican lawmaker meeting with white nationalists | Reuters   >by: Jonathan Kaminsky | NEW ORLEANS Wed 12/31/2014 11:18pm EST | RePost: 01/02/2015 5:21:15 AM | (Reuters) – The campaign manager of a Democrat who challenged U.S. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana tipped off a blogger that the Republican lawmaker had spoken to a white supremacist group in 2002. However, Democrat Gilda Reed did not expose […]

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James Carville: “Why do people vote against their interests?”

Voters

James Carville: Why do people vote against their interests? | TheHill >by: James Carville | 12/16/14 07:37 PM EST | RePost: 12/25/2014 2:55:00 AM| During my time as a political strategist, one of the most vexing problems was figuring out why so many people vote against their perceived interests. Commentators like myself have spent countless hours speculating on why so many people vote against their perceived interests, staying up late […]

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