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Apr 09 2013
As vote looms, gun-control backers ratchet up pressure on Congress
Supporters of comprehensive gun control legislation are ratcheting up pressure on wavering lawmakers trying to clear the way for Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid to proceed with a bill in the face of mounting roadblocks from conservative members.Fox News (Online News)
Aug 22 2015
Bernie Sanders Adapts to His Sudden Popularity in Democratic Race
Bernie Sanders could barely get a forkful of his 16-ounce ribeye from plate to mouth before another stranger in the crowded steakhouse barged up to his table asking for a selfie.
Mailmen in town for a conference, the harried waitresses and wide-eyed diners all wanted their moment with the bespectacled, disheveled DemWall Street Journal (News)
Apr 17 2019
Trump Vetoes Measure to End US Involvement in Yemen War
President Donald Trump on Tuesday vetoed a bill passed by Congress to end U.S. military assistance in Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen.
In a break with the president, Congress voted for the first time earlier this month to invoke the War Powers Resolution to try to stop U.S. involvement in a foreign conflict.
The veto — the second in Trump's presidency — was expected. Congress lacksNewsmax (News)
Mar 19 2013
Assault weapons ban dropped from Senate gun bill
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday he hopes have a bill to address gun violence on the Senate floor soon after the Easter break, but confirmed that measure will not include the assault weapons ban.USA TODAY
Oct 13 2020
Democratic Warnings That Confirming Amy Coney Barrett Would Doom Obamacare Are Implausible and Confused
There is little reason to think Barrett would vote to overturn the Affordable Care Act, which in any case seems legally secure.
During Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearing today, several Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee worried that the 7th Circuit judge would vote to overturn the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Sens. Chris Coons (D–DelReason
Oct 12 2020
Amy Coney Barrett and the Alternative Elite
There’s something deeper and stranger about the opposition to Amy Coney Barrett than to other nominees. It’s not just the way she might change the ideological weight of the court, as a conservative replacing the liberal Ruth Bader Ginsburg. It’s not exactly her faith either, although that’s part of it. One senses that there’s an unsayable aspect to it. It’s not just her religion — she’sNational Review
May 28 2019
California, Rich In Delegates, Takes On New Importance For Crowded Democratic Field
This weekend, 14 presidential candidates will converge on San Francisco for the California Democratic Party's annual convention.
It will be the largest gathering of presidential contenders so far, and the latest sign that California's days of bringing up the rear of the presidential primary calendar are long gone.
California will hold its primary on March 3, along with severalNPR (Online News)
Apr 08 2020
We Lost the Battle, but We’ll Win the War
Twenty years ago, back during the last summer of the Clinton presidency, Joe Rogan appeared on Bill Maher’s late night talk show Politically Incorrect. He was joined by Harry Belafonte’s daughter Shari, a visibly drunk actress named Kari Wuhrer, and Socialist Party presidential candidate David McReynolds.
Early on in the program, McReynolds laid out his ambitious platform, citing NordicJacobin
Mar 01 2019
Gov. Jay Inslee Announces 2020 Democratic Presidential Bid
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will join the already-crowded field of Democratic candidates for president, he announced Friday.
“We went to the moon and created technologies that have changed the world — our country’s next mission must be to rise up to the most urgent challenge of our time: defeating climate change,” Inslee says in a video announcement.
The 68-year-old governor willTownhall
Aug 18 2020
Michelle Obama, Bernie Sanders Open Democratic National Convention With Case Against Trump
Democrats launched their general-election pitch during the first night of their virtual convention, presenting Joe Biden as someone who could heal a nation battling a coronavirus pandemic and civil unrest while criticizing President Trump’s handling of those upheavals.
Former first lady Michelle Obama, in Monday night’s keynote speech, described Mr. Trump as the “wrong president for ourWall Street Journal (News)