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3 ways Bernie Sanders and his movement snuck into the first presidential debate

3 ways Bernie Sanders and his movement snuck into the first presidential debate
While many progressives might be missing Bernie Sanders, if you look hard enough, he was there Monday night.
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Millennials are now the largest living generation. Will they act like it on Election Day?

Millennials are now the largest living generation. Will they act like it on Election Day?
In a close election, millennials could cast the deciding votes. But will they show up at the polls?
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Could Texas Really Secede if it Wanted To?

Could Texas Really Secede if it Wanted To?
Attention has shifted to the upcoming Republican state convention in Texas and the debate over a pro-Texas secession plank to the party platform.
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Rep. Winkler, MN GOP Square Off on Campaign Finance In Tense Debate: Full Video

Rep. Winkler, MN GOP Square Off on Campaign Finance In Tense Debate: Full Video
Minnesota mailboxes will likely continue to be flooded with campaign flyers, many of them negative, that don’t disclose who paid for them because of what Rep. Ryan Winkler (DFL-Golden Valley) calls “campaign finance law loopholes.”
“The public deserves to know if you’re on their side or only care about the people who bought your election,” Winkler said, introducing his campaign finance disclosure provision that he said requires disclosure of “who is paying when you are trying to get somebody in office or out of office.”
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The Legacy of Paul Wellstone - Why We Do What We Do

The Legacy of Paul Wellstone - Why We Do What We Do
"In the last analysis, politics is not predictions and politics is not observations. Politics is what we do. Politics is what we do, politics is what we create, by what we work for, by what we hope for and what we dare to imagine." Reflecting on the legacy of Paul Wellstone...
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How to Become a Conservative in Four Embarrassing Steps

How to Become a Conservative in Four Embarrassing Steps
Not that we'd want to. But many Americans, perplexingly, have taken that path in the last ten years, as 27 percent of those polled now consider themselves 'mostly' or 'consistently' conservative, up from 18 percent in 2004.
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Secretary of State John Kerry’s Remarks on Departure of State Department Chief of Staff David Wade

Secretary of State John Kerry’s Remarks on Departure of State Department Chief of Staff David Wade
Secretary of State John Kerry’s longtime, trusted aide, David Wade has stepped down from his position as Chief of Staff. David Wade has been aide to John Kerry in a variety of capacities since he joined Kerry’s Senate staff in 1997 as a speechwriter.
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Obama Toasts Nation's Governors

Obama Toasts Nation's Governors
On February 22, 2015, President Obama delivered remarks at the National Governors Association Dinner at the White House.
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Mike McCarthy Joins Green Mountain Daily Blogosphere

I'm humbled and, to tell the truth, a bit surprised when I got the message that some of my favorite critics, philosophers and political know-it-alls thought I could swing it as a GMD Front Pager. Well Front Page, here I am.
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Potential Indictments in George Washington Bridge Probe May Be Handed Down in January: Sources

Yesterday, news leaked out about the Legislative Bridgegate panel's interim report. A few hours later, the other shoe falls heavily:
Multiple sources familiar with the investigation into last year's traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge tell NBC 4 New York at least half a dozen potential federal indictments in connection with the scandal may be handed down as early as January.
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