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In a Wall Street Journal op-ed, Ted Cruz admits he’s a corporate shill but like Matt Gaetz’s procurer, Joel Greenberg, prior crimes don’t count if you can get a pardon, even from the press. But hey Ted, confession is good for the soul because you don’t have to rely on the...

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  • April 30, 2021

Because not wanting to be accountable for perhaps something more felonious like manslaughter is so on brand for Republicans. The detectives confront him with what they know, starting around 1:10 and building through 1:15 https://t.co/JSVjUYabLB — Helen Kennedy 🌻 (@HelenKennedy) February 24, 2021 This video clip of the SD AG...

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  • February 25, 2021

So what will the new conservative boogeyman be now that Republicans are finally starting to accept that Donald Trump is a lame duck à l'orange?  Well, conservative media have always played the hits from the ‘90s till today, so they’re bound to cue up a few oldies to keep the...

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  • November 25, 2020

What?!? In a candidate forum with the South Carolina Senate race contenders, Senator Lindsey Graham has said he did not believe there was systemic racism in his state, insisting young black people would be safe, “as long as they're conservative.” Graham made the comment during what was initially going to be another...

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  • October 10, 2020

Trump probably created more “diers” today with a crowd who wanted to celebrate something probably not miraculous, but the product of magical thinking. x WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump makes 1st public appearance since hospital release; White House won't say if he's still contagious with virus.— Jonathan Lemire (@JonLemire) October 10,...

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  • October 10, 2020

Back at the beginning of the year, Trump assassinated Qassem Soleimani, the commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and a close confidant of the Iranian ayatollah. Undoubtedly Soleimani was responsible for a lot of terror attacks and the deaths of Americans, but Trump didn’t kill him because of that. (Trump...

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  • September 14, 2020

Louis Gohmert has truly earned his designation as America’s dumbest congressman. Just a few highlights:  He justified an oil pipeline by saying caribou warm up to it; blamed the Aurora shooter on a high school graduation that didn't talk about God; entered an SNL skit into the Congressional record; spouted baseless theories in the...

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  • August 28, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D. NJ), in support of Mike Espy’s (D. MS) U.S. Senate campaign: Mike Espy (D. MS) This November, we have an extraordinary opportunity to flip a historically red seat and make history by electing Mississippi's first Black U.S....

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  • August 23, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senate candidate, Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA), in support of Shreveport Mayor Adrian Perkins’ (D. LA) U.S. Senate campaign: Friend, I've spent my whole life in the South, so believe me when I tell you: Southerners are hungry for change, and that change is...

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  • August 6, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D. NV) in support of Jaime Harrison (D. SC), Mike Espy (D. MS) and Adrian Perkins (D. LA) U.S. Senate campaigns: Most Southern states may have been reliably Republican for decades — but this year, Democrats are poised to beat the odds...

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  • July 29, 2020

Yesterday’s Trump presser only needed a whiteboard and a Sharpietm to draw the path to a quarter-million US deaths. x The U.S. has now confirmed 4 million coronavirus cases — just 15 days after hitting 3 million. Federal health officials have said the actual number of cases is likely 10 times higher...

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  • July 24, 2020

http://www.gravismarketing.com/… Gravis Marketing shows Trump with only a small lead in South Carolina, a state that has not supported a Democrat for President in the last 40 years. In the state of South Carolina where a Democratic nominee for President has not won since Jimmy Carter in 1976, a new...

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  • July 19, 2020

More Trump shtick, recycling old material, but he still loves trucks. The president is ranting about shower heads, dishwashers, and light bulbs. Now Fox News is fact-checking IMPOTUS*. x Cool. Now do one for the weight of 135,000 dead Americans. And 30 million unemployed workers. https://t.co/kKPThOG7za— The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) July...

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  • July 16, 2020

The choice of Mt Rushmore for a campaign event has avoided the hoopla Trump has wanted over parades as well as his desire to call troops in to disperse demonstrators. It is designed to add another election stunt to another event scheduled for tomorrow in DC. I refuse to give...

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  • July 3, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D. NY) in support of Cal Cunningham (D. NC), Jaime Harrison, Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) and MJ Hegar’s (D. TX) U.S. Senate campaigns: Picture this: It’s January 2021, and the following Democrats are being sworn in to the Senate: Senator...

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  • June 22, 2020

Will possibly outting Lindsey Graham hurt his reelection chances this year?  My extremely jaded, cynical view says “No.”  It seems to be an open secret that Graham is gay, or so we are told from some who live in SC.  Therefore, if most SC voters know but keep voting for...

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  • June 7, 2020

The Atlantic has a good piece out about the upcoming U.S. Senate race between incumbent U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R. SC) and former South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Jaime Harrison (D. SC). It’s worth the read but Adam Harris emphasizes how Harrison could pull off an upset win: When we...

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  • May 30, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former gubernatorial candidate, Stacey Abrams (D. GA), in support of Jaime Harrison’s (D. SC) U.S. Senate campaign: Last week, I endorsed Jaime Harrison for U.S. Senate in South Carolina. Jaime is a strong leader for the people of South Carolina, and will help restore hope...

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  • May 27, 2020

GOP bafflegab cannot outweigh actual numbers, but they will continue to inhabit the GOP’s disinformation campaign through November. Swing states remain the key. x .@PressSec: Every state is better off than South Korea. SK ➡️ 258 DeathsUS ➡️ 82,380 Deaths These 32 states are NOT better off than South Korea...

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  • May 12, 2020

The Hill had a piece this week that goes into how U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham’s (R. SC) full embrace of Trump might be putting his re-election bid in danger: Graham’s alliance with Trump has helped him avoid a nasty primary fight, while fueling Democratic efforts to unseat him in November....

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  • May 10, 2020

I have some more suggested reading for you all. The Jewish Insider released a piece late last week profiling the upcoming U.S. Senate race in South Carolina between incumbent U.S. Senator, Leningrad Lindsey Graham (R. SC), and former South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman, Jaime Harrison (D. SC). The race is...

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  • April 14, 2020

All of Trump’s infomercial yesterday went down the tubes because he can’t be confronted with his own words, especially when he thinks only his base listens to Sean Hannity. x The MAGA geniuses are responding that Metro area of Seoul is actually 25 million. So, the argument is he was...

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  • March 31, 2020

Trump continues to push his disinformation, aside from not knowing how big Seoul is.  And still there’s no national stay-at-home order 160,000+ US cases, 3,000+ deaths with aggregated testing claims versus tests per capita.  For several days Trump touted meaningless statistical blather saying “US testing was more in eight days than South...

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  • March 31, 2020

Pam Keith entered her first-ever race as a Florida candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2016. She was green back then but even so, the Miami Herald endorsed Keith, noting that “This long-shot candidate brings one of the freshest perspectives to Florida politics heard in a long time. She is accomplished, credible—and has been...

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  • March 17, 2020

Joe Biden did what he always does, disregard the advice of a particular sect. In this case, Jim Clyburn was the recipient of Biden's “love.” This isn't new even as many like to disregard his proclivity to undermine or trivialize the intelligence of some. Joe Biden, true to form x...

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  • March 1, 2020

Big Votes Coming Up! South Carolina Saturday, Then Super Tuesday! photo: PDA’s Alan Minsky and Dr. Bill HonigmanSay, “We Want Bernie For President” In solidarity,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Mike F., Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Donna, and Janis—your PDA national team. Our Empowered Movement Is Growing All Across...

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  • February 27, 2020

Some big news: Musician John Legend will campaign for Sen. Elizabeth Warren in South Carolina next week, appearing in at least two events for the Massachusetts Democrat in Orangeburg and Charleston on Wednesday. He is also expected to perform, according to a Warren aide. Legend tweeted last month that he would be voting for Warren in the...

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  • February 21, 2020

Republished from Apollo Corner, aside from a non-scientific poll that has been added to the DailyKos version below. To be clear, Gov. Kristi Noem (R-SD) is, to the best of my knowledge, not actually a meth addict. However, the South Dakota state government recently unveiled one of the most poorly-designed...

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  • November 18, 2019

According to this article from the SC newspaper The State, Pete Buttigieg has his work cut out for him when it comes to black Democratic voters in SC. Buttigieg focus groups found being gay ‘a barrier’ for some black South Carolina voters Internal focus groups conducted by Pete Buttigieg’s presidential...

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  • October 25, 2019
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