Category Archives: Democratic Party

The Washington Post: Opinion- Karen Tumulty: ‘Joe Biden Learned The Hard Way There is No Middle Ground On Abortion’: Joe Biden’s Flip Flop Over The Hyde Amendment

Source:The New Democrat  “There has long been a relatively safe space for a Democratic politician, particularly a Catholic one, to inhabit on the morally fraught issue of abortion. It was the stance that then-Vice President Joe Biden took during a … Continue reading

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The Washington Post: Opinion- Karen Tumulty: ‘Joe Biden’s Biggest 2020 Competitor May Be Joe Biden’

Source:The New Democrat Plus “Former vice president Joe Biden has finally entered the 2020 presidential campaign. Columnist Karen Tumulty argues that he must prove that he isn’t a politician of a different era.” Source:The Washington Post: Opinion- Karen Tumulty: ‘Joe … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: FixGov- William A. Galston: ‘Is Medicare For All A Trap For Democrats?’

Source:The New Democrat To answer William Galston’s question: Medicare For All, is a trap for Democrat and I’ll explain why. Back in 1972 had the Democratic Party nominated Senator Edmund Muskie, who was a solid Progressive Democrat, but a Center-Left … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Jeet Heer: Sibling Rivalry: Democratic Socialists & Liberals

Source: The New Democrat What’s going on in the Democratic Party today reminds me of what was going on post-JFK assassination in the 1960s and into the 1970s. Even though I wasn’t born until 1975, of course I don’t remember … Continue reading

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The Hill: Opinion- Bill Press: Who’s The Real Liberal- Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat You want to talk about European social democracy and Far-Left socialist politics in America, or do you want to talk about Center-Left pragmatic progressive and liberal politics in America? If … Continue reading

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NBC News: NBC News-YouTube Democratic Debate. The Pragmatic Progressive Versus the Idealistic Socialist

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: NBC News: NBC News-YouTube Democratic Debate- The Pragmatic Progressive Versus the Idealistic Socialist If you’re familiar with what I wrote about Hillary versus Bernie on Friday, you should know where … Continue reading

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Jonathan Turley: Hardball With Chris Matthews: Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Answer The Difference Between a Socialist and Progressive

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress: Jonathan Turley: Hardball With Chris Matthews: Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Answer The Difference Between a Socialist and Progressive I’m going to answer Chris Matthews here on the difference between … Continue reading

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