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Here’s the latest news today out of Pennsylvania: Lou Barletta, the Republican Party’s Donald Trump-endorsed nominee for U.S. Senate in 2018, is running for governor of Pennsylvania. Barletta, 65, becomes the most prominent figure to enter a 2022 governor’s race that Republicans have won every time in the past half-century...

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  • May 17, 2021

If the previous guy doesn’t run, the 2024 POTUS field seems “wide-open” with dark horses, stalking horses, mudders, and nags. With a seven figure advance, the Pence memoir is going to need a lot of bulk purchasers. And we know how reliable John Bolton’s thinking has been. John Bolton, Donald...

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  • April 21, 2021

Truly a tool, as the Inspector General reports are coming and Previous Guy’s going to be in the barrel. Donald Trump was a tool in a long-running Russian campaign to weaken the United States. That’s been documented in Republican-led investigative reports, and now it has been updated with new evidence, thanks to the U.S....

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  • March 24, 2021

Yep, he’s running scared: Republican strategists aligned with Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) on Monday launched an outside group aimed at hitting Democrat Stacey Abrams over her possible 2022 gubernatorial run. The independent group, dubbed “Stop Stacey,” says it will work to uncover what it called the former gubernatorial candidate's “shady voter groups that...

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  • February 1, 2021

Schaden-Friday never fails! Needless to say, this is one of the more bizarre (and sad) things I’ve ever seen. x pic.twitter.com/GgwnkrGz9U— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 11, 2020 < p class=”is-empty-p”> NARRATOR: “President Trump created millions of jobs, saved the economy from a worldwide pandemic, and led the effort to...

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  • December 12, 2020

A theater of the absurd: fascinating are the last hours of the Trump administration’s disinformation campaign, as Trump goes round the bend. He now complains that Democrats don’t believe in science, again. And Trump caravans trying to run Biden campaign buses off Texas roads is “hot”. After his praise for turning...

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  • November 1, 2020

Now that’s what I’m talking about: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced endorsements for more than 150 Democrats running in local races across the country. Sanders said the 172 contenders he endorsed Friday would be strong advocates for the progressive movement and that victories at the local level will help lay the foundation...

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  • October 12, 2020

Doesn’t sound like a safe incumbent to me: x NEW from me tonight at 10 on @WJTV . Sen. @Cindyhydesmith won't commit to debating @MikeEspyMS  at this time. Take a listen. pic.twitter.com/Ot6NldJoHw— Gerald Harris (@GeraldHarrisTV) October 8, 2020 Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who less than a week ago said she...

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  • October 10, 2020

The New York Times has a piece out about the U.S. Senate race about how Maine House Speaker Sara Gideon (D. ME) is running a strong campaign to unseat the incumbent U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R. ME): Her challenger is a smooth campaigner, fluent and assured about issues like Medicaid...

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  • September 28, 2020

This happened this week: Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jon Ossoff raised more than $4.7 million last month, a total his campaign said marked the highest single-month fundraising total of any Georgia candidate in Senate history. “Georgians from all walks of life are united behind Jon’s message of rebuilding an economy...

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  • September 6, 2020

In a new article, David A. Fahrenthold, Joshua Partlow, and Jonathan O'Connell review the Trump U grift and draw parallels to the Trump University debacle and the Trump presidency itself during the pandemic. The virus doesn’t care, and we’ve seen how despite the usual disinformation ploys Trump is on the path...

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  • July 25, 2020

I feel like I am assigning you all summer reading but then again, I will be taking off for the 4th of July weekend (every please be safe this weekend). With that said, here’s a must read piece that came out earlier this week from Glamour profiling State Senator, Dr....

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  • July 2, 2020

There have been a lot of diaries here, and a lot of moaning among the punditocracy, about how Biden should be doing this, or how he needs to do that, or how he’s letting opportunities slip. But from where I sit (stand, squat) it looks to me like he knows...

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  • June 24, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee in support of Jamall Bowman’s (D. NY-16)  campaign: x YouTube Video As we see videos of the police shooting, beating, and driving through peaceful protesters — and even attacking reporters — we think about how we can redouble our mission...

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  • June 1, 2020

Here’s some encouraging news courtesy of CNN political analyst, Harry Enten: Poll of the week: A new national Fox News poll finds former Vice President Joe Biden with a 48% to 40% lead over President Donald Trump. The average of all polls taken at least partially this week have Biden up by a 48% to...

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  • May 25, 2020

Deep pockets and the cost of campaigning has contributed to a cash crunch as Bloomberg’s media buying combines with the scale of the upcoming super-Tuesday media markets. The price of victory is rising with the next two primaries, as the strategy of planning for a brokered convention features in Bloomberg’s...

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  • February 21, 2020

There is a dark cloud over this country.   A deep sinking sense of doom and that comes from fear and uncertainity.  Am I trying to be fatalistic.  NO.  I am trying to wake you up and see the writing on the wall.   He is one dictator with a bunch of...

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  • February 8, 2020

CBS News’s Bo Erickson is reporting that Joe Biden, one of over a dozen candidates seeking our party’s nomination, is open to the idea of picking a Republican to be his vice-presidential nominee if he were to win the Democratic presidential nomination: .@JoeBiden was asked if he would consider choosing...

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  • December 30, 2019

Former U.S. Senate Majority & Minority Leader, Harry Reid (D. NV), has been coming out of retirement and his presence in the upcoming 2020 Democratic Primary can certainly be felt. While out of office since 2017 and being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, the former Nevada Senator has made it his...

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  • December 19, 2019

There have been some challenges for the Harris campaign, including some being framed by RW and MSM, with a recent staff shake-up. Some of us want the Harris campaign to overcome difficult internal strife in a fluid and historic year. Many excuses are being made as money becomes more important and...

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  • November 30, 2019

Exactly what we need — another billionaire with more money than sense. Are the billionaires coming out of the woodwork just because they want to keep Elizabeth Warren from becoming president? It sure feels that way. NPR: Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is making a late entry into...

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  • November 24, 2019

Did you know that Michael Bloomberg’s entry into the Democratic presidential race upends it?  Really.  I’m not kidding.  I know because the Media tells me so.  And it is especially bad for Joe Biden.  Oh, it won’t help Pete Buttigieg either. Bloomberg takes the air out of Biden, political reporters...

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  • November 9, 2019

Philip Reeker, who, according to The Washington Post… “arrived at the Capitol shortly after 10:30 a.m., accompanied by his personal lawyer. According to an official working on the impeachment inquirer, Reeker gave his deposition under subpoena to get around an effort by the State Department to block him from appearing. Foreign...

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  • October 26, 2019

So Jared was using Whatsapp to communicate sensitive government business.  I don’t use it by my students do and its a fun application.  It’s like “Hey everybody, let’s get together for pizza tonight and maybe discuss some nuclear secrets. You never know what deals might come up.” “No man can’t...

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  • March 22, 2019

TRIGGER WARNING: The following blog post contains a video featuring flashing lights. Although I am not a physician, I strongly recommend against watching the video contained in this blog post if you suffer from epilepsy or any other medical condition that causes seizures upon seeing flashing lights.

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  • September 18, 2018
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