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Obama, Democratic Leaders to Plan Last Ditch Effort to Save Obamacare

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Barack Obama is set to meet with top Democrats next week to discuss plans to block the incoming Trump administration’s plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, POLITICO has revealed. The meeting, which will involve both House and Senate Democrats, is scheduled for 9:30 am on Wednesday on Capitol Hill and is

Reid Describes Democrats’ 2020 Contenders As An ‘Old-Folks’ Home’

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Minority leader Harry Reid will be retiring next week after he spent three decades in the Senate. He is 77 years old. According to Western Journalism, Reid has reportedly discussed his long political career in an interview with New York magazine. “I didn’t make it in life because of my athletic prowess,” he said. “I didn’t make it

Obama: Sanders ‘A Pretty Centrist Politician’ Compared to ‘Some of the Republicans’

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During an interview on Monday’s “Axe Files” podcast, President Obama argued Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) “is a pretty centrist politician” compared to “some of the Republicans.” Obama responded to a question on whether he was worried about the Democratic Party turning into the British Labour Party by saying he wasn’t because, “I think that, the

Survey Asks Democrats Who They Want To Run In 2020… Their Answers Are BRUTAL

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A survey conducted by  USA Today and Suffolk University which asked Democrat voters who they would like to see run for the presidential nomination in 2020 has showed that they want something new for the presidential nominations. According to Western Journalism, the poll result showed that Democrat voters wanted Joe Biden to seek the presidential post come 2020.

What This Hawaiian Elector Just Did Made Hillary’s Loss That Much Worse!

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Defeated Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is still mending her wounds from her loss during this year’s November 2016 election. It was learned that Clinton loss because she had the most faithless electors, a report from USA Politics Today said on Wednesday. According to the report, a Hawaiian elector has voted presidential candidate Bernie Sanders instead

Blue State Blues: Democrats’ Russian Hacking Story Affirms Hillary Clinton E-mail Scandal

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It is odd that the very people who insisted, prior to the election, that Hillary Clinton’s email “mistake” was a non-scandal are now claiming hysterically that a Russian hacking effort tipped the 2016 presidential election to Donald Trump. The kind of hacking that the White House, the Democratic Party, and much of the mainstream media are suddenly

Bernie Sanders: Trump Came Across as ‘Speaking From His Heart’

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Monday on MSNBC’s townhall with Chris Hayes, former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said President-elect Donald Trump won the presidency because voters are tired of politically correct rhetoric and perceived Trump as “speaking from his heart.” Sanders said, “I think he said he will not be politically correct. I think he said some

Former Bernie Sanders PAC Leader Charged with Fraud, Now Lobbying for Micronesian Interests

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A man who once ran a Bernie Sanders political action committee until he was brought under investigation for fraud by the feds is nowlobbying for Micronesian interests, according to a new report. Cary Lee Peterson, a lobbyist who was released from federal custody only last June, recently registered as a lobbyist on U.S. affairs with

The Hill: Democrat Blame Game Rages over Clinton Loss

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More delightful blue-on-blue action: Democrats lose their cool while fighting over what made Hillary Clinton lose to Donald Trump. From The Hill: Almost a month after Hillary Clinton’s loss to Donald Trump, recriminations are still flying among liberals and Democrats. At least one prominent Clinton loyalist has turned his fire on Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), arguing

Sanders on the Recount: ‘No One Expects There To Be Profound Change’

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Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” while discussing Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein initiating recounts of the presidential vote in the swing states of Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton supporting the effort, former Democratic primary candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said, “No one expects there to be profound

Dem Rep Cummings: ‘I Don’t Necessarily’ Think Dems Should Move Away From Identity Politics

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On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) said that he doesn’t “necessarily” think the Democratic Party should move away from identity politics, but that the party should “concentrate” on economic issues. Cummings responded to a question on Senator Bernie Sanders’ statement that the Democratic Party should move away from identity politics

CNN’s Sanders Stands By Her Non-White DNC Chair Comments — Time for a ‘Chair of Color’

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On Wednesday,  CNN’s Symone Sanders, a network political commentator and the former press secretary to Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), argued the next chairmanof the Democratic National Committee should not be white. Thursday on CNN, she doubled down on her call for a non-white chair, saying it was time for a “chair of

Bernie Sanders Calls for Democrats to Move Beyond ‘Identity Politics’

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said Sunday that Democrats should move beyond “identity politics” to connect with a larger share of voters, according to the Hill. “It is not good enough for somebody to say, ‘I’m a woman, vote for me.’ That is not good enough,” Sanders told a crowd at the Berklee Performance Center in

Sanders: Media and Establishment Don’t Understand ‘Tens of Millions’ of People Are Hurting, Not Racist or Sexist

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During an interview broadcast on Monday’s “Charlie Rose,” Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) stated of President-Elect Donald Trump’s election that the media and establishment don’t understand there are “there are tens of millions of people, who are not racists, who are not sexist, they’re hurting.” Sanders said that while he was surprised Trump won, he wasn’t

George Lopez: I’ll Give Trump a Chance… to ‘Suck My Ass’

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Comedian George Lopez may be one of the few celebrities who could acutally keep his promise to leave the United States following Donald Trump’s historic presidential election victory earlier this month. During an encounter with TMZ on Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport, the comedian was asked whether he would give Trump a “chance,” as

Democrat Disaster: Former Clinton Labor Secretary Robert Reich Threatens Creation of Third Party

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As Democrats are reeling from Tuesday night’s election loss, some in the party are calling for a split from the Democratic Party if it does not change. Bill Clinton former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich talked about creating a third party if the Democratic Party does not move in a more progressive direction. “The Democratic

Sanders Taking Active Role In Rebuilding Democratic Leadership

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., plans to move to a leadership role in the Senate next year, according to Michael Briggs. Briggs did not provide any details other than the fact that Sanders could be seeking the post of minority leader, which is expected to be filled by Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-NY once Sen. Harry Reid,

Obama Administration Gives up on Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)

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Donald Trump’s victory in Tuesday’s presidential election has prompted President Barack Obama to abandon the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement, the Wall Street Journal reported late Friday. According to the Journal, the White House had hoped to push the deal forward in the lame-duck session of Congress, assuming Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton had won the election. Her

CNN Cuts Ties With Donna Brazile After WikiLeak Email

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When Donna Brazile, interim head of the Democratic National Committee, made revelations about the primary debate questions to Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton while shewas employed by CNN, many of the Democrats got angry at her. Brazile, then a CNN contributor, emailed Clinton’s campaign staff last March about a question to be asked at a

5 Times Democrats Claimed U.S. Elections Are ‘Rigged’

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Democrats are aghast that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump would declare our election system “rigged,” and that he declined to state in the third presidential debate whether he would accept the result if he loses in November. Trump is both wrong, and right, about the “rigged” nature of the system: in a fair system, Hillary

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