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The Onion: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi- ‘Concerned Outspoken Leftist Faction of Party Could Harm Democrats Reputation As Ineffectual Cowards’

Source:The New Democrat  “Admitting she had worries about the rise of left-leaning activist groups within her party, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed concerns Thursday that outspoken progressives could do permanent damage to Democrats’ reputation as ineffectual cowards. “They mean well, … 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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Brookings Institution: Fix-Gov- Vanessa Williamson: Back Without Popular Demand- Tax Cuts For The Wealthy & Tax Hikes For The Middle Class

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat If you’re going to talk about tax reform especially if you’re saying you’re proposing it which is what President Donald Trump and Congressional Republicans are saying that they’re doing, you … Continue reading

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The Baseline Scenario: Opinion- James Kwak- The Importance of Fairness: A New Economic Vision For The Democratic Party

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus Economic fairness and social justice even is a good debate in the Democratic Party and it seems to becoming from two wings in it. From the Bernie Sanders/Elizabeth Warren social … Continue reading

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The Hill: Report: Mike Lillis: Time For House Democrats to Elect New Leaders?

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger The Hill: Report: Mike Lillis: Time For House Democrats to Elect New Leaders? Nancy Pelosi has been the leader of the House Democrats for the last twelve years. Eight … Continue reading

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Associated Press: Raw Video- U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi: “GOP Ideology a Luxury We Can’t Afford”

Source: Associated Press: Raw Video- U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi: “GOP Ideology a Luxury We Can’t Afford?. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi- When House Republicans are able to work with each other and have a plan they are united behind. … Continue reading

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The New Republic: William Galston- ‘Forward Thinking’

“What can Obama and congressional Democrats do about the bad economy? Friday’s job growth numbers, reported by the Labor Department, present a sobering picture for President Obama and the Democrats. With the pace of hiring down and the unemployment rate … Continue reading

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The Democratic Strategist: William Galston- ‘Democrats Play Better on Defense’

Source:The Democratic Strategist  “Dec. 30 (Bloomberg) — William Galston, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Veronique de Rugy, senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, talk about the outlook for Congress once it convenes … Continue reading

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Erik Schneider: Have Congressional Democrats Found Their Voice Again?

Have Democrats found their voice and if so what took them so long? Sometimes it takes a good kick in the butt (like in November 2010) to wake you up. Sometimes you need competition from the other side and to … Continue reading

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