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KY Legislative Session Off to Highly Contentious, Probably Anti-Labor, Potentially Gridlocked Races

KY Legislative Session Off to Highly Contentious, Probably Anti-Labor, Potentially Gridlocked Races
In Kentucky, the inevitable fight for ideological control has begun with newly elected Republican Governor Matt Bevin at the helm. On Tuesday, the state legislature began its session with a bevy of political infighting as Democrats and Republicans battled for committee membership and leadership positions.
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Democrats, Get Ready to Lead: Holly Schepisi Was Not All Wrong – Process Matters

Democrats, Get Ready to Lead:  Holly Schepisi Was Not All Wrong – Process Matters
On December 17th the Assembly Judiciary Hearing released 4 proposals to amend the constitution. Republican Judiciary member Holly Schepisi repeatedly called into question cramming these proposals, each complex and important, into one hearing tightly controlled with limited time for testimony and debate. “It’s government as its absolute worst,” she said. And she was not entirely wrong.
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Take a Sneak Peek at CO's November Ballot

Take a Sneak Peek at CO's November Ballot
Ballots for the November 3 coordinated election will arrive in Coloradans’ mailboxes in just over a week. But if you can’t bear to wait that long and need to get your hands on it sooner, the Secretary of State’s office has just the tool for you. Coloradans can now take a sneak peak at their ballots by going to GoVoteColorado.com. Here’s how.
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Can Biden Run for President with TPP Around His Neck?

Can Biden Run for President with TPP Around His Neck?
Vice President Joe Biden is considering a run for president. But Biden is currently working behind the scenes to push the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which most (if not all) core Democratic-aligned groups will likely oppose. Can Biden run for president as a Democrat after pushing TPP on us?
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Video: Why Are So Many Millennials Excited About Bernie Sanders?

Video: Why Are So Many Millennials Excited About Bernie Sanders?
Why Are So Many Millennials Excited About Bernie Sanders? At 73 years, Bernie would be the oldest President to serve, but a huge contingent of his supporters are young enough to be his grandchildren. How and why are the classic populist messages resonating with this group of voters? Must see video.
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The Persistently Strange Political Culture of Today's GOP

The Persistently Strange Political Culture of Today's GOP
It now seems clear that the Iran deal will stand. So when Speaker of the House John Boehner declares, "Our fight to stop this bad deal, frankly, is just beginning," we confront again the strange nature of the political culture that now drives the Republican Party.
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Liberty U Evangelical Alumnus Speaks in Tandem Support of Sanders and Spirit

Liberty U Evangelical Alumnus Speaks in Tandem Support of Sanders and Spirit
Full Transcript and Audio of Reddit user/Liberty University alumnus @SinCityShrink, aka Jim "an evangelical" who supports Bernie Sanders for President.
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Clinton Campaign 'Getting Nervous' as Sanders Lead Increases

Clinton Campaign 'Getting Nervous' as Sanders Lead Increases
Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said Saturday that he thinks the Hillary Clinton campaign is "getting nervous about the kind of energy and enthusiasm our campaign is bringing forth."
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Another Prick in the Wall; Littwin on Trump’s Immigration Bomb

Another Prick in the Wall; Littwin on Trump’s Immigration Bomb
OK, I admit it it, I’m a silver-lining kind of guy. And so when I read Donald Trump’s round-up-the-illegals-and-ship-‘em-out manifesto – a point-by-point policy paper to follow up on his illegal-immigrants-as-rapists commentary — I knew we were finally getting somewhere.
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Bernie Burns Up the Trail in Portland With 28K Supporters, 15K in Seattle 24 Hours Earlier

Bernie Burns Up the Trail in Portland With 28K Supporters, 15K in Seattle 24 Hours Earlier
Shattering a day-old record, 28,000 backers of Bernie Sanders on Sunday filled all the seats and crowded into overflow areas outside the Moda Center sports arena where the NBA’s Portland Trail Blazers play.
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