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What to Make of VP Pick Tim Kaine's Reversal on TPP
In a representative democracy, the idea is that the representatives should support the preferences of their constituencies. This is what is happening with the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential pick, Tim Kaine has reversed his position from supporting TPP to...
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Clinton's VP Pick Fails to Inspire Progressives
For a candidate who must persuade American voters that she is fully committed to fully addressing the precarious economic position of tens of millions of Americans, Hillary Clinton’s “safe” choice of the pro-corporate centrist Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine may prove to be anything but sound judgment to...
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Hillary-Kaine: Back to the Center
Hillary Clinton’s VP choice, Tim Kaine, is well liked Inside the Beltway, partly because he bends to pressure from Wall Street, DLC-style “centrists” and the austerity-pushing mainstream media
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Does Hillary Get It?
If Clinton and the Democratic Party don’t recognize the nation's political realignment, they’re in for a rude shock
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Sanders on Kaine's Conservatism: "His Political Views Not My Political Views"
Bernie Sanders weighs in on DNC leaks, calls for party chair to step down, and refuses to use word "progressive" when it comes to Clinton's chosen running mate
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Tim Kaine Has a Troubling Record on Labor Issues
Hillary Clinton’s VP pick is a well-regarded senior Democrat, but he has split with labor on the TPP, banking regulation, and even “right-to-work” laws.
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Clinton's F-You to Progressives: This is How Trump Could Become President
Nominating a political clone like Sen. Tim Kaine is exactly the wrong thing to do if you want a higher turnout
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Clinton Inflames Progressive Base with Choice of Tim Kaine as Vice President
"If Clinton has reached out to Bernie supporters, it appears that she has done so to stick triangulating thumbs in their eyes. "
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Clinton Must Go Bold – and Go Left – For VP
Word is that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will announce her vice presidential choice on Friday , and rumors that she’s going with a “safe” pick should worry Democrats. In this political climate, a search for “safety” could put her candidacy in serious danger. Change vs. the...
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Hillary’s VP Choice Will Show If “Unity” Talk Is Just Hot Air
When he introduced Christian conservative Mike Pence as his running-mate on Saturday , Donald Trump made a point of acknowledging that “party unity” was a reason for his choice. Pence, who’d endorsed Trump’s main rival, “Lyin’ Ted Cruz,” is beloved by the Republican Party’s loyal base of religious...
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