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Last Week Tonight: John Oliver- The Filibuster

Source:The New Democrat  “John Oliver explains why filibusters exist, why they shouldn’t, and why it’s stupid to drink coffee like a cat.” From Last Week Tonight I guess my question for John Oliver would be: does he want to end the … Continue reading

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The Onion: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi- ‘Concerned Outspoken Leftist Faction of Party Could Harm Democrats Reputation As Ineffectual Cowards’

Source:The New Democrat  “Admitting she had worries about the rise of left-leaning activist groups within her party, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi expressed concerns Thursday that outspoken progressives could do permanent damage to Democrats’ reputation as ineffectual cowards. “They mean well, … Continue reading

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CNBC: Squawk Box- Maya MacGuineas- ‘The Debt Limit Deal is The Worst Budget in History’

Source:The New Democrat  “Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, joins “Squawk on the Street” to discuss the budget deal brokered between the White House and Congress, which raises the debt ceiling.” Watch the interview at CNBC … Continue reading

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Bill Whittle: Scott Hahn- Why Donald Trump: ‘Told ‘The Squad’ of 4 U.S. Lawmakers to Go Back Where They Came From’

Source:The New Democrat  “President Trump told U.S. Representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib — known collectively as ‘The Squad’ — to go back where they originally came from and to fix the broken, corrupt governments in … Continue reading

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The Week: Opinion- Ryan Cooper: ‘The Case For Paying Congress A Lot More’: Because Government Doesn’t Waste Enough Money?

Source:The New Democrat  “A common populist attitude in American politics is the idea that public service should not pay well. By this view, being a politician shouldn’t be about grubby paycheck comparisons, but instead high-minded public virtue. State legislators in … Continue reading

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The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: Jon Stewart- ‘Won’t Let Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Off Easy’

Source:The New Democrat  “Mitch McConnell says Jon Stewart is ‘bent out of shape’ for asking Congress to extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. Here to comment is Jon Stewart.” Source:The Late Show With Stephen Colbert: Jon Stewart- ‘Won’t Let Senate … Continue reading

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CNN: Jon Stewart- ‘Chokes Up, Gives Angry Speech To Congress: Telling Congress To Do Their Jobs?

Source:The New Democrat  “Former late night host and 9/11 first responders advocate Jon Stewart chokes up and slams Congress over health care for the 9/11 first responders during the hearing for reauthorizing the 9/11 victim compensation fund. ” Source:CNN: Jon … Continue reading

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