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Slate: Issac Chotiner Interviewing Norm Ornstein- The Fight Over Antonin Scalia’s SCOTUS Replacement

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Slate: Issac Chotiner Interviewing Norm Ornstein- The Fight Over Antonin Scalia’s SCOTUS Replacement I would love to say I’m even surprised to see Senate Leader Mitch McConnell and Chairman Chuck … Continue reading

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The Federalist: Opinion- David Harsanyi- Republicans, Don’t Be Hypocrites On The Filibuster

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Senate Republicans, have all the motivation in the world to not only be in favor of the filibuster, but to want to keep it even though they’re current in the … Continue reading

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The New York Times: President Obama’s 2016 State of The Union Speech

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The New York Times: President Obama’s 2016 State of The Union Speech I believe President Obama, gave one of his best speeches tonight. Because it wasn’t a laundry list of … Continue reading

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POLITICO Magazine: Jesse Rifkin- Paul Ryan and The Long History of Political Beards

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: POLITICO Magazine: Jesse Rifkin- Paul Ryan and The Long History of Political Beards When I first saw new Speaker of The House Paul Ryan and his new beard I guess … Continue reading

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The Nation: Opinion: John Nichols- President Obama Is Right- This Unauthorized War Needs to Be Debated by Congress

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: The Nation: Opinion: John Nichols- President Obama Is Right- This Unauthorized War Needs to Be Debated by Congress I believe the only impressive point that President Obama made in his … Continue reading

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The Onion: House Speaker Paul Ryan Discovers Half-Finished Escape Tunnel Leading Out of Speaker’s Office

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review: The Onion: House Speaker Paul Ryan Discovers Half-Finished Escape Tunnel Leading Out of Speaker’s Office After spending a few months trying to lead the Tea Party and rest of the … Continue reading

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Brookings Institution: Fix Gov- Molly E. Reynolds: Can Speaker Paul Ryan Keep His Promise of Amendment Opportunities For the Rank and File?

‘The House returns to Washington this week with several important tasks left to complete before the end of the year—including legislation that funds discretionary federal programs through next September. In this post, Molly Reynolds evaluates Speaker Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) promise … Continue reading

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The Onion: John Boehner To Paul Ryan: ‘I Was Once Young And Beautiful Too’

Source: The Onion: John Boehner To Paul Ryan: ‘I Was Once Young And Beautiful Too’ Anyone worried about looking too cute and too young for their age, I got a healthier way to age than to take up tobacco and … Continue reading

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Senator Rand Paul: Senator Paul Speaks Out Against Budget Agreement: 10/29/15

Source: Senator Rand Paul: Senator Paul Speaks Out Against Budget Agreement: 10/29/15 I actually agree with a lot of what Senator Paul said here. But he gets a couple of things wrong here. The new spending in the Bipartisan Budget … Continue reading

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CBPP: Robert Greenstein- Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support

  Source: CBPP: Robert Greenstein- Budget Deal, Though Imperfect, Represents Significant Accomplishment and Merits Support Looks like the parents for the House Republicans finally came home from their long extended vacation and took control over their house and children. But … Continue reading

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