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Despite GOP Death Threat, Beto Doubles Down on "We're Going to Take Your AR-15" Promise

"Hell yeah, we're going to take your AR-15 and your AK-47."

Eoin Higgins ·


Detroit Man Who Suffered From Mental Illness and Diabetes That Trump Deported to Iraq—a Country He Had Never Even Been To—Found Dead

"The Trump administration deported a man to Iraq who was not born there, never lived there, he came to the US as a child, he spoke no Arabic, and had type 1 diabetes. He died."

Eoin Higgins ·


'Racism at Work': Texas Mounted Police Lead Handcuffed Black Man Through Streets on a Rope

"If it was a white man, he wouldn't have been treated that way."

Eoin Higgins ·


Beto O'Rourke Rips Media for Failing to Connect Trump Rhetoric to El Paso: 'You Know the Sh*t He's Been Saying...Members of the Press, What the F*ck?'

"It's these questions that you know the answers to. I mean, connect the dots about what he's doing in this country. He's not tolerating racism, he's promoting racism."

Jake Johnson ·


Bernie Sanders Dominates as Analyses of Fundraising Data Show Vermont Senator With Widespread Support Across Nation

The data "contradicts both the mainstream narrative and some national polling data that suggest that only a centrist Democrat could succeed in this political environment."

Eoin Higgins ·


The First Democratic Debate Was a Circus

Key policy questions were left hanging as the conversation flitted from topic to topic

Ryan Cooper ·


We Don’t Need 23 Presidential Candidates. There’s Another Important Role to Fill

Dear Democratic presidential candidates: If you truly believe your own righteous rhetoric, some of you ought to be spending your time and energy in another vital pursuit—winning control of the Senate

Eugene Robinson ·



Let Prison Inmates Vote

Mass incarceration is now a bipartisan concern. Its effects on our democracy should be, too

Robert P. Alvarez ·


For Democrats, So-Called ‘Purity Tests’ Can Be a Good Thing

When powerful people complain about "purity tests," it means they're being pressured in ways they don't like

Alan MacLeod ·

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