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War and Peace and the 2020 Presidential Candidates
While we can't guarantee that candidates will stick to their campaign promises, we still must ask this vital question: What prospects for peace might each of them bring to the White House?
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Reinventing Beto: How a GOP Accessory Became a Top Democratic Contender for 2020
It's understandable that many progressives came out of 2018 with a favorable view of O'Rourke. Yet, overall, there's a good reason why even the candidate declines to call himself "progressive."
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'Political Reptilian Brains': Cuomo Blasts Democrats and the Left
"I'm like you, I'm like you! I'm going to get a tattoo and an earring and I'm growing a beard and I'm going to protest, I'm like you!"
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'Illuminating Exchange on Health Care' Reveals Beto Doesn't Think Insurance Industry Motivated by Greed
" Beto is anti Medicare for All, which last time I checked, had the support of the vast majority of Democrats and even a slim majority of Republicans."
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Born to Run? As Beto Enters 2020 Race, Progressives Still Unclear Where Texas Democrat Stands on Key Priorities
As one analyst put it, O'Rourke lacks "a clear political ideology, a signature legislative achievement, a major policy issue, or a concrete agenda for the country."
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No one can deny that Omar has endured a great deal of hateful Islamophobia. (Photo: Susan Walsh/AP) Views
The Slandering of Ilhan Omar
"As if her words have anything to do with the rising white supremacy that actually endangers Jews."
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Presidential candidates could bring much-needed attention to the idea by publicly supporting it. (Photo: Getty) Views
We Need Ranked-Choice Voting in the Presidential Primaries
The Democratic Party should signal to state lawmakers and party leaders that RCV would be welcome
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The Case for Sanders/Warren 2020: The Populist Dream Team Ticket to Win A Green New Deal
If the Left allows itself to be fractured between Sanders and Warren, a joint Biden/Beto ticket could win the Democratic primary and spell doom for the planet no matter what happens in the general election
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'Operation Divide the Left': Analysis Shows 2020 Online Disinformation Campaign Already Well Underway
"It looks like the 2020 presidential primary is going to be the next battleground to divide and confuse Americans."
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Showdown in El Paso: Trump and Beto’s Dueling Rallies and the Uncertain Future of the Wall
In the Lone Star State, a preview of the political battle to come
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