Opinion

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Trump's assassination talk sends Republicans running; creates opening for progressives

A crippled Trump campaign leaves an opening for Clinton and the Democrats to present a populist agenda that can appeal to his base in the heartland. 

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#NoBillNoBreak –25 hours of history

My phone fired off notifications from Facebook and Periscope about every five minutes,  signal flares from a body of people angered by a crisis of GOP gridlock and apathy.

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Clinton will need Sanders' "political revolution" if she's the nominee

Sanders: "Whether or not I win the nomination, we all must work together to unite the Democratic Party. We must come together to assure that the right wing does not capture the White House.

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Is the labor movement split over the 2016 presidential election?

There has been an unprecedented amount of unity around the AFL-CIO's raising wages agenda, pushing the major candidates for the same thing.

 

 

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Clear-cut progressive victory in New York City public advocate race

A progressive trend in the New York City elections for mayor, comptroller, borough offices and city council became even more clear-cut in the runoff Democratic Party primary for the third city-wide office - public advocate.

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Fiscal cliff or soaring inequality: Which is scarier?

In the early aftermath of World War II, the Truman administration was hell bent on reversing U.S. foreign policy from wartime cooperation to unrestrained hostility.

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Job growth the key to avoiding fiscal disaster

The media is absorbed now with trying to decide how close President Obama and House Republicans are to a deal that would avoid the "fiscal cliff" at the end of the year.

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Smiling, Romney stuck a dagger in your heart

That about sums up Mitt Romney's performance in Wednesday night's debate.

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Republicans lie about "Support our troops"

For a decade, Republicans have been screaming at Americans to "support our troops." But their actions sing a different tune.

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GOP willing to sabotage economy to win “last stand” election

Mitt Romney and his fellow Republicans are a cynical and calculating bunch. They are extremists the likes of which we have never seen in American politics.

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