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A Short, Sad History Of Soon To Be Irrelevant Paul Ryan

Yes, folks, you read that headline correctly. In a story broken by Axios this morning, Paul Ryan, the 54th Speaker of the House of Representatives, will retire from Congress at the end of this current session, becoming the first sitting Speaker to forgo re-election in an election year since …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Democrats May Ride the Blue Wave to Defeat Ted Cruz

There are few politicians more widely disliked than Ted Cruz, the junior Republican Senator from Texas. Former House Speaker John Boehner said he’s “never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life.” Senator Lindsey Graham joked that “if you killed Ted Cruz on the floor of the …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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The Sexist Roots of the “Nancy Pelosi Problem”

When Conor Lamb won his special election in Pennsylvania last week, he distanced himself from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, calling for new leadership if the Democrats retake Congress in November. Since Lamb won by only a handful of votes, this may have been shrewd strategizing on his …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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John Boehner Just Called Trump’s Presidency “A Disaster”

I keep saying it: Republicans are the purest example of a political animal in existence. While running for or holding office, they toe the party line and chant the party mantra, all for the purpose of bringing themselves and their “Grand Old Party” into positions of power. Even the Freedom Caucus, …Continue reading Continue Reading […]

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