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Incoming Wisconsin Governor To Undermine Lame Duck Bills

After incumbent Wisconsin governor Scott Walker lost re-election to Democrat Tony Evers last November, the Republican-controlled state legislature passed a controversial bill stripping key powers away from both Evers and incoming Attorney General Josh Kaul. Under the new rules, Republicans can …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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There Are Real Signs The Tide Is Finally Turning Against Trump

It is impossible to make completely accurate predictions in politics. This is particularly true for Donald Trump, who is so predictably unpredictable that most pundits worth their salt have given up forecasting his political fortune.  In recent times however, there have been some extremely …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Over 60 Million People Voted For Democrats In The Midterms. That’s Catastrophic For The GOP

Paul Ryan spent part of Thursday whining about the “bizarre” California elections that saw Republicans get kicked out of seven (seven!) House seats in just that one state. This whining is part of a pattern of Republicans all across the country calling into question the legitimacy of the …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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MEMBERS ONLY: Beto Shouldn’t Run In 2020, But Not Because He Can’t Win

This week, outgoing Congressman Beto O’Rourke said he would not rule out running for president in 2020. While a tantalizing prospect, should Beto run, he may be missing an opportunity to build something else far more powerful in the long run…. To continue reading this article, please go here.Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The NRA Lost $55 Million In 2017

According to tax records obtained by The Daily Beast, the NRA’s income dropped $55 million, from $367 in 2016 to $312 million in 2017, ending in the red for the second year in a row after spending a substantial amount to elect Donald Trump. The lack of revenue comes from a decline in donations, bad […]

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Democrats On Track To Flip 40th House Seat

On Election Night, networks called California’s 21st congressional district for incumbent Republican David Valadao over Democratic challenger TJ Cox. The district, which encompasses parts of Fresno as well as the Central Valley, the state’s largest agricultural region, has not elected a Democrat to … Continue reading

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Mitch McConnell’s Shameless Op-Ed Totally Backfires

No other Republican has done more damage to the United States than Mitch McConnell. In 2010, before he became Senate Majority Leader, he famously said his party’s “top political priority should be to deny President Obama a second term.” Once he became Majority Leader, he rammed through the … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Florida Governor And State Races Likely Headed For Recounts

In the year 2000, a Democratic candidate with the initials “A.G.” conceded a close election in Florida only to find that the results were closer than he thought and demanded a recount. Now, 18 years later, a Democratic candidate with the initials “A.G.” conceded a close election in Florida only to … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Democrats Take The House In 2018 Midterms, Republicans Take Senate

It is now official, the Democrats will take control of the House in the 2018 midterms, and the Republicans will hold the Senate. We reported earlier that Fox News had called the House it for the Democrats, but now MSNBC has officially called it too.  Just minutes ago, MSNBC also called the … Continue reading

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Win or Lose (But Especially Win) the Midterms, The Fight Against Trump Isn’t Over

On Tuesday, a blue wave is going to demolish the Republican Party across the United States, up and down the ballot. From dog catcher to school boards to governor, Democrats are going to stomp on the GOP and send a clear message to the right that their embrace of Trump’s white nationalist fascism …Continue reading […]

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Michael Cohen Reveals Trump’s “Chilling” Racism Toward Blacks

In an interview with Vanity Fair, Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen revealed in detail just how deeply racist president of the United States really is. Speaking to Emily Jane Fox, Cohen provided extremely troubling statements made by Trump that go far beyond what we have heard in public. …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Chuck Schumer Can No Longer Be Senate Leader

One of my least favorite traits about Democrats is that we tend to get dissatisfied with our leaders pretty quickly. In the year following Obama’s inaugural, major news outlets were already writing articles saying Obama was disappointing them, despite the fact that he hadn’t even served a full term …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Blistering Report Finds Bernie Sanders’ “Our Revolution” An Internal Mess

After losing the Democratic nomination in 2016, Bernie Sanders started Our Revolution, an organization devoted to grassroots organizing and raising the profiles of progressive candidates. However, today’s POLITICO article by Edward-Isaac Dovere paints a bleak picture of an organization that may …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Trump Voters Are Whining They Want “Respect” Because They’re Terrified Of The Blue Wave

The cold wind of fear is gripping Trump country and it’s pretty damn funny. Paul Waldman writes: In the endless search for the magic key that Democrats can use to unlock the hearts of white people who vote Republican, the hot new candidate is “respect.” If only they cast off their snooty liberal …Continue reading […]

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Women Win Big in House Primaries Last Night

Last night’s primaries in Ohio, Indiana, North Carolina, and West Virginia garnered more attention for who lost rather than who won. In Ohio, Dennis Kucinich, the former Congressman and perennial Presidential candidate lost the nomination for governor this fall. Although his old presidential …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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The Intercept Refuses to Back Down from Likely False Story About Democratic Candidate

The Intercept, Glenn Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill’s online news publication, makes no bones about its contempt for the Democratic Party. Stocked with writers critical of the party’s dominant centrist wing, the publication has become a thorn in its side, as its articles emphasize their failures far …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Blue Wave Update: Republicans Fall Behind In Two Senate Races They Can’t Afford To Lose

It looks like Arizona and Nevada are on the brink of becoming beachfront property. Republican Senate candidates are stumbling under the weight of the Trump albatross around their necks just as a tidal wave of highly engaged Democratic voters appears ready to crash on top of them: Democratic …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Republican Nightmare: Trump Effect Could Cost Them House AND Senate

What happens when you enable a misogynistic bigot with the competence of a drunk Orangutan to become president? The answer, it seems, is fairly straightforward: electoral disaster at every level of government.  The New York Times reported today that since Donald Trump was elected, Republicans …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Even a Republican Win in Arizona’s Special Election Can’t Stop a Blue Wave

Last night Democrats lost a special election. Republican Debbie Lesko beat Indian-American ER physician Hiral Tipirneni by roughly 6 points to represent Arizona’s 8th district after Congressman Trent Franks resigned over charges of sexual harassment. Republicans had reason to expect …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Even a Republican Win in Arizona’s Special Election Can’t Stop a Blue Wave

Last night Democrats lost a special election. Republican Debbie Lesko beat Indian-American ER physician Hiral Tipirneni by roughly 6 points to represent Arizona’s 8th district after Congressman Trent Franks resigned over charges of sexual harassment. Republicans had reason to expect …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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