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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Donald Trump’s Immigration Plan And How It Could Affect The GOP

Donald Trump continues to lead in the polls and on Sunday released his first policy position — a conservative proposal on immigration.

What’s In Donald Trump’s Immigration Plan And How It Could Affect The GOP |NPR >by: Asma Khalid |08/17/2015 5:24 PM ET |RePost: 08/30/2015 11:03:44 AM | Donald Trump began his bid for president saying Mexican immigrants were “rapists,” bringing drugs, and “some, I assume, are good people.” And, Sunday he made headlines again talking about immigrants. He rolled out his first detailed policy position, and it was on immigration reform. […]


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Obama delays acting on immigration until after November elections – Spotlight

Undocumented immigrant watch Obama's immigration speech from New York.

Obama delays acting on immigration until after November elections   >by Roberta Rampton and Doina Chiacu |WASHINGTON Sat Sep 6, 2014 7:13pm EDT| Re-Post 09/07/2014 3:41:02 AM | (Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama reversed course on Saturday and delayed taking executive action on immigration reform until after November congressional elections, bowing to concerns it could cost his fellow Democrats control of the U.S. Senate. Obama had promised in a high-profile […]


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Exposed: The House GOP’s immigration plan: ‘Deport ‘em all’

The House GOP’s immigration plan: ‘Deport ‘em all’   >by Steve Benen | 08/04/14 08:00 AM—Updated 08/04/14 09:02 AM | Re-Post 08/05/2014 | For two years, House Republicans have been under pressure to tackle legislation related to immigration. Late Friday night, the wait ended – the GOP majority finally held votes on the issue. They just weren’t the vote the American mainstream had in mind. Early in July, many congressional […]


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Spotlight: When the immigration debate turns farcical

Immigration reform supporters cheer at a rally on the National Mall in Washington

When the immigration debate turns farcical >by: Steve Benen | 02/11/14 09:16 AM | MSNBC | Re-Post February 12, 2014 | Repost| As the debate over immigration reform has unfolded, Republicans have made a series of demands – increased enforcement, bipartisan talks, piecemeal legislating, etc. – all of which Democrats have accepted. Yesterday, however, some GOP officials came up with new conditions that took the process to silly depths. To […]


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