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Are We Sick of Winning Yet? A Resistance Report Card

Are We Sick of Winning Yet? A Resistance Report Card
As US democracy faces its deepest crisis since the Civil War, it isn’t easy to keep track of all the moving parts. As Donald and his enablers move on multiple fronts to degrade our democratic norms, traditions, and institutions into cheap tools for a white nationalist mob led by a would-be strongman, we need a scorecard to keep track of where we stand – and to avoid the kind of disorientation or dismay that their daily “shock and awe” psychological warfare campaign is meant to achieve.
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Is Bernie's Hat Going Into the Ring?

Is Bernie's Hat Going Into the Ring?
Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, the longest-serving independent member of the U.S. Congress, will announce his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday, Vermont Public Radio reported on Tuesday. He will release a short statement and hold a campaign kickoff event in subsequent weeks, the radio said, citing several sources. The senator's office did not respond to a request for comment.
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Biden Hints at Third Presidential Run, 'No Obvious Reason' Not To

Biden Hints at Third Presidential Run, 'No Obvious Reason' Not To
Vice President Joe Biden has all but thrown is hat into the ring for a third presidential run in 2016. He says there's "no obvious reason" not to run, and he wants to "[give] ordinary people a fighting chance to make it."
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Another Prominent TX Republican Switches to the Democratic Party

Another Prominent TX Republican Switches to the Democratic Party
Judge Lawrence Meyers, first elected to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals as a Republican in 1992, has had enough. As of today, Judge Meyers is a Democrat. Judge Meyers will be running as a Democrat in the special election for Texas Supreme Court, Place 6, against Justice Jeff Brown (R) this fall.
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Plan D: Options for Obama if All Goes South in 2014

Plan D: Options for Obama if All Goes South in 2014
Sad but true, there are about a hundred Republican members of the Congress who are more interested in pursuing their extreme right-wing agenda than governing the country. It involves destroying as much of the old New Deal infrastructure as possible by “starving the beast”, with no regard to the harm done to the poorer and less healthy Americans in the process.
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Dissension, Disarray Among CT Democrats Prior to 2014 Elections

This year's municipal elections have displayed a disturbing level of incompetence and internal dissension among Democrats that should be troubling to Dan Malloy and his political team going into next year's gubernatorial election.
In New Haven, the Democratic Town Committee - "under new management" since the pro-City Hall machine was deposed in 2011 and 2012 -- missed a key filing deadline that nullified all the party's candidate endorsements, forcing even endorsed candidates to petition onto the primary ballot. For a few days, local party leaders -- who had mistakenly mailed the paperwork
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