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GOP House anarchy: Will it impact the 2016 elections?

Will this state of affairs have a bearing on the future of the Republican Party and outcome of the 2016 elections?


Sanders visits University of Chicago

"As a result of the disastrous decision in the Citizens United case, the American political system has become totally corrupted."


GOP: No bootstraps for you, baby!

The whole motley GOP crew is determined to do whatever it takes to deny workers and their children economic mobility.


Walker killed his own campaign with attacks on workers

"Scott Walker was a one-trick labor bashing pony and the novelty seems to have worn off even among Republican primary voters."


Trump: Climate change is “not a big problem at all”

Trump declared, "I consider climate change to be not one of our big problems. I think it's the weather."


Jeb's tax plan would still let hedge fund managers pig out

The American people are fed up with Wall Street and the right wing can't ignore it. 


Poll shows abortion issue hurts GOP in swing states

The poll highlights a critical bloc of voters who strongly support abortion rights and reject the anti-choice positions of GOP presidential contenders.


Immigration: Trump trumps the truth

Trump's purpose is demagogic, to toss red meat to the most extreme reactionary sections of the Republican Party base while spreading the poison of xenophobic racism around.


Donald Trump: success and excess

Trump has said some stupendously outrageous things in his bid for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, revealing the attitudes of extremely rich people.


Bill would restore voting protections in time for 2016 election

The bill, the Voting Rights Advancement Act, would ensure that voting rights are protected in the 2016 presidential election.

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