Category: Election

WaPo’s Rucker: ‘Privately,’ Trump Is Quite ‘Alarmed and Rattled’ with the Economy

WaPo’s Rucker: ‘Privately,’ Trump Is Quite ‘Alarmed and Rattled’ with the Economy

Although publicly, Donald Trump and his advisers wave off any suggestion of a recession for the US economy the reality is quite different in private, according to a prominent Washington Post reporter.

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The Debate: We Don’t Want Someone Just to Beat Trump

The Debate: We Don’t Want Someone Just to Beat Trump

I’m 19 years old, and earlier in the month attended a national conference for a youth organization that I am a part of.

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Prager Calls 2020 Democrats ‘Fraud,’ ‘Liar,’ ‘Slime’

Prager Calls 2020 Democrats ‘Fraud,’ ‘Liar,’ ‘Slime’

On his radio show, Dennis Prager called out the Democratic candidates as, "frauds," "liars," as well other various insults.

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Sanders on Climate Change: Bigger Issue than ‘ISIS or al Qaeda’

Sanders on Climate Change: Bigger Issue than ‘ISIS or al Qaeda’

"Four years ago I came here to Iowa and I was asked what is the major national security issue we face."

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Trump Losing His Base, Poll Finds

Trump Losing His Base, Poll Finds

Donald Trump has the approval of 85 percent or more of Republicans, but that is not the same as enthusiasm--and on that Democrats have a big gap.

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‘As Bad as This May Sound…’: MSNBC’s Ruhle Wonders If Beto O’Rourke Will Benefit from Post-Shooting Media Blitz

‘As Bad as This May Sound…’: MSNBC’s Ruhle Wonders If Beto O’Rourke Will Benefit from Post-Shooting Media Blitz

A MSNBC midday host mused on-air whether former congressman Beto O'Rourke would see a bump in his polls as a result of the media blitz he's experienced in recent days as a result of Saturday's mass shooting in O'Rourke's poll numbers.

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West Virginia Bets Big on Plastics, and on Backing of Trump Administration

West Virginia Bets Big on Plastics, and on Backing of Trump Administration

The state’s leaders want a federal loan guarantee to build a giant chemical storage plant that could cost as much as $10 billion.

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Voters Highly Politically Attuned, Support Immigrants, Survey Finds

Voters Highly Politically Attuned, Support Immigrants, Survey Finds

Voters are following politics in ways not witnessed before — three quarters at the highest level on a 0 to 10 ladder scale.

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It ‘Amazes Me’ They Spent More Time Attacking a ‘Wildly Popular’ Obama than Talking About Trump

It ‘Amazes Me’ They Spent More Time Attacking a ‘Wildly Popular’ Obama than Talking About Trump

A variety of political observers and strategists expressed confusion and dismay with how much President Barack Obama and his legacy came under fire from other Democrats during this week's CNN Democratic presidential debate.

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Gabbard, Harris Continue Feud Off Stage

Gabbard, Harris Continue Feud Off Stage

Democratic presidential rivals Tulsi Gabbard and Kamala Harris kept up the argument that began Wednesday evening during the Democratic presidential debate off-stage this week, as well.

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Opinions

The Real Reason Behind Russia’s Struggling Economy

By Eliyahu Setton

And no, it's not Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump, or the Communist Party.

An Age Limit on the Presidency?

By Janet Ybarra

Carter, who today is 95, came out to say that even 80 years old is too old to be up for the all of what job of president demands.

We Need to Get Rid of the Useless Penny

By Winston Wang

Pennies cause more even more trouble than they are worth — quite literally.

Brett Kavanaugh Has No Business Serving on the Supreme Court

By Janet Ybarra

If now we cannot have faith in that investigation which was supposed to have cleared him, perhaps now we can no longer have faith in Kavanaugh's service on that high court.

Lying About His Statements, Donald Trump Seems To Think He Leads North Korea

By Janet Ybarra

Trump appears to be confused with his dear friend, the autocratic Kim Jong Un. This isn't North Korea. Trump can't say something--anything--especially on tape and think he can pretend he never said it.

September Democratic Presidential Debate Recap

By Allison Hellman

Another month gone, another Democratic debate to usher in the fall season.

Defeat Judicial Appointment for Steven Menashi (and All Those Like It)

By Janet Ybarra

Every once in a while, a Trump judicial nominee comes forward who is even more noticeably worse than the rest. Steven Menashi is one of those.

We Have Met Our Greatest Security Threat, and It Is Us

By Janet Ybarra

As we stop to remember the solemn events of September 11, 2001, perhaps we can recall nothing more important than the great spirit of togetherness and national unity that the terrible terrorist attacks of that day engendered across the nation.

The Brexit Will Tear the United Kingdom Apart

By Thomas Brown

I confess that, while I was never really on board with Brexit, the breathless warnings from the pro-EU camp were enough to push me into the pro-Brexit side.

Winning 2020 Will Be Harder Than Trump Thinks

By Janet Ybarra

Donald Trump will have to deal with a very unique challenge which other incumbent presidents have not had to face, at least in modern times, as he seeks a second term. And that's before he faces a single Democrat....