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Nearly 15,000 Counter Trump Event With El Paso Rally to Reject 'Hatred and Bigotry'
"We're standing together to show them the truth about our border community. A border wall is not needed, there is no immigration crisis, and asylum seekers have rights."
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Rep. John B. Larson, D-Conn., accompanied by members of the House Ways & Means Committee, Social Security advocates, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 18, 2015, to announce the introduction of the Social Security 2100 Act. (AP Photo/Molly Riley) Views
A Huge Step Forward In The Quest To Expand Social Security
Social Security is the most universal, secure, fair and efficient source of retirement income that we have, providing a guaranteed, inflation-protected benefit that one will never outlive
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"It Can't Be Warren and It Can't Be Sanders": Wall Street Executives Make 2020 Preferences Known
"Wall Street likes Biden, Booker, Harris, Gillibrand, and Beto. Guess who they hate? Sanders and Warren. All the rest is commentary."
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The Factual Reporting About Beto by David Sirota That Stirred Epic Freakout
"I was portrayed as some sort of horrible villain dividing the Democratic Party for one tweet that said, 'I didn't know this...' And it became this huge controversy and people are freaking out."
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Christine Blasey Ford is sworn in before testifying the Senate Judiciary Committee with her attorneys Debra Katz, left, and Michael Bromwich, right, in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill Sept. 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo: Win McNamee / Getty Images) Views
The 'Year of the Woman' Forced Us to Take A Step Back for Every Step Forward. That Isn't Real Progress.
Focusing on the inclusion of women in politics is misplaced if the structures that promoted our exclusion don't change
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Flashback: John Kerry, Hillary Clinton, and Joe Biden Views
Flashback: Democrats’ Arafat Complex
I’ve been looking at lists of 2020 prospects for Democratic hopefuls to unseat Donald Trump in 2020 and getting flashbacks to pre-internet antiquity when those same Tussaud Museum pieces wagged animatronically from cathode-ray tube TV sets with a relevance as presumed then as it is now: John Kerry...
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Challenging 2020 Hype, Analysis of Beto's Voting Record Shows Texas Dem Often Sided With Trump and GOP
"You can look at Beto's record and think he's great. You can look at his record and think he's bad. That's your call. What's grotesque are those suggesting these votes shouldnt even be reported on," David Sirota wrote after his analysis sparked outrage on social media
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Bernie Sanders, unlike other potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, has a message that resonates with a wide variety of people. (Photo: Paul Weaver / Flickr) Views
Bernie Sanders Is a 2020 Favorite
“For those of us who believe in radically transformative political change, the choice is already clear—Bernie Sanders is the only viable option.”
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Updated: 'Draft Beto' Campaign Launches Just as O'Rourke Taken Off 'No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge' List
"It's clear that real climate leaders need to stand up to the fossil fuel industry in many ways, and that includes standing up to the full extent of the fossil fuel industry's influence on our politics."
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Trouncing Biden and Beto, Bernie Sanders Emerges as Clear Frontrunner in 2020 Straw Poll
"I think people in Washington are (again) underestimating the potential strength of a Sanders campaign (which could actually be part of his strength again)."
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