Democrats

This poll is expected to terrify Democrats before 2022

Only 31% of Iowans approved of the way Joe Biden carries out his duties as president, while 62% disapprove. Biden’s disapproval number is lower than the lowest ever measured by pollster J. Ann Selzer for former Presidents Donald Trump (35%) and Barack Obama (36%). Biden’s approval for the withdrawal of …

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Lack of BMU site costs Democrats votes

Excellent article by Riley Blake leading the local Democratic Party to consider the results of the Butte County recall election. James Aram, chairman of the Butte County Democratic Party, shared his feelings about the division of the nation and in this county and the need for greater unity of purpose, …

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Democrat avoids Kabul fallout

Republicans’ efforts to subject Democrats to the fallout of Kabul’s fall won’t necessarily hit voters – or instill fear in midterm candidates. Why is this important: Axios visited Virginia’s 7th District last week, where Rep. Abigail Spanberger is running for re-election in a prominent district. She focused only on selling …

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Pelosi deadlocked centrist Democrats with key vote ahead

WASHINGTON – Centrist House Democrats were locked in a stalemate over the weekend with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) On when to vote on a roughly $ 1 infrastructure bill Trillion dollars, jeopardizing the chamber’s ability to advance a large segment of President Biden’s agenda in votes expected earlier …

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Letters: We must accelerate the eradication of COVID-19; Texas Democrats fled the state, shirked their homework; Beside the GOP, the criticism of the Democrats laughable

The COVID variants are more deadly. Miraculously, we have accelerated the emergency use of vaccines to help fight COVID-19. Vaccines are not 100% effective and we are still learning how vaccines actually work in the general population. Now we have learned from the groundbreaking cases of our unmasked vaccines that …

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Democrats should relax owners

Not all owners are slumlord. There are even Democrats who hold leases and collect rents. Yet homeowners are the perceived enemy as Democrats fret about what to do about ending the federal moratorium on evictions. As of August 1, there is no longer a federal obstacle preventing landlords from evicting …

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Have the Democrats become a left party?

The current situation of the Democratic Party presents an apparent paradox. On the one hand, the ideological composition of the party has shifted to the left. In the quarter century since Bill Clinton’s first term in office, the party’s share of moderates has fallen from a plurality of 48 percent …

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Democrats run out of time to shape the Supreme Court

In recent weeks progressives have called for justice Stephane Breyer withdraw from the Supreme Court in order to give Joe biden a chance to appoint a younger liberal judge. But on Wednesday, the 82-year-old responded to the speculation by telling CNN he has no impending retirement plans and is still …

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Maine’s idea: vetoes create potential problems for Democrats

Recent headlines trumpeted Republican Paul LePage’s entry into the 2022 governor’s race against incumbent Democrat Janet Mills. If both candidates stay in place – and Mills surely isn’t going anywhere – the broad outlines of the results aren’t hard to discern. LePage, which benefited from multi-candidate fields in the plurality …

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Eric Adams wins New York mayor’s Democratic primary

The final round match between Mr Adams and Ms Garcia illustrated clear divisions within the Democratic Party in terms of race, class and education. Mr. Adams, who ran as a blue collar candidate, led all boroughs except Manhattan in the first-choice vote tally and was the overwhelming favorite of black …

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Trump District Democrats Release Big Fundraisers

House District Democrats worn by Donald Trump last year have raked in money in the second quarter as they brace for challenges that could determine majority control of their chamber. Why is this important: Democrats in these six “crossover” districts are among the most vulnerable in the country. Their races …

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Moderate Democrats condemn defense budget cuts

House Blue Dog Coalition leaders said they opposed calls for funding below the $ 753 billion national defense budget requested for fiscal year 2022, including $ 715 billion for the Pentagon . The position fuels an already complicated budget debate, where Democrats are divided and leading Republicans are pushing for …

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House of Commons Republicans oppose Democrat-led China bill

WASHINGTON, June 28 (Reuters) – Republicans on the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs said on Monday they opposed Democrat-led legislation aimed at boosting competitiveness with China and to push Beijing on human rights, meaning the panel will likely push the bill forward this week with only Democratic …

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Democrats ‘stigmatized’ policing profession, creating ‘crisis’ as crime rises across America, Banks Rep.

Left-wing Democrats have stigmatized the policing profession with anti-law rhetoric, creating a recruitment crisis as violent crime rises across America, Representative Jim Banks, R-Ind said on Sunday. Banks, head of the Republican Study Board, told “Fox News Sunday” presenter Chris Wallace that the funding alone would not help police departments …

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What does working class champion Eric Adams mean for Democrats?

He squarely challenged the left-wing leaders of his party on matters of law and order and public safety. He campaigned heavily in Brooklyn, Queens and the Bronx, often ignoring Manhattan neighborhoods in addition to Harlem and Washington Heights. And he called himself a blue-collar candidate with a keen personal understanding …

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Democrats focus on transgender community at LGBTQ summit

Democrats at state and national levels argued Wednesday for legislation that would extend more protections to the LGBTQ community, with a particular focus on transgender people. Speaking during The Hill’s “America’s Unfinished Business: An LGBTQ + Summit, “ Representative Ritchie Torres (DN.Y.), Co-Chair of the Congressional LGBTQ + Equality Caucus, …

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Why Democrats are losing the working class vote

In a new book, “The Tyranny of Merit,” Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel argues that Americans’ emphasis on success because of merit has poisoned what he calls “the common good.” Sandel continued Greater Boston to discuss his argument with Jim Braude. Sandel attacks a key sentiment that he believes dominates …

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The GOP doesn’t care that Trump planned a coup. Democrats?

TThanks to the explosive documents released by the House Oversight and Reform Committee just ahead of Tuesday’s January 6 insurgency hearing, Americans have a clear and unequivocal view of how far former President Donald Trump has gone to attempt to corrupt our democratic institutions, engage in a violent coup and …

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Nevada Democrats Feel Frustration and Hope | STEVE SEBELIUS

Frustration and hope. These are the currents that rock Democrats in Nevada these days, as longtime professional organizers come to terms with a state party taken over by progressive activists. Although the former party leader – former Senator Harry Reid – told the Nevada Newsmakers interview program that there was …

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Democrats still looking for a balance to curb drug prices

WASHINGTON – Democrats have pledged to pass legislation this year to lower prescription drug prices, but they still disagree on how to cut costs for patients and taxpayers while preserving the profits that drive investors to support potentially promising treatments. It’s about finding a balance: How big should Medicare be …

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Justice Department watchdog to investigate Democrats’ communications data entry

The Department of Justice’s internal watchdog will investigate efforts by the department during former President Donald Trump’s administration to seize Democrats‘ communications data in the United States House of Representatives, confirmed the watchdog. Department of Justice Inspector General Michael Horowitz said his office was beginning a review of “the Department’s …

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Senate Democrats worried about bipartisan infrastructure talks

Washington – Biparty group of senators work to craft agreement on infrastructure legislation, after President Biden negotiations completed with a team of Republican senators on Tuesday. But some Democrats have raised concerns about any deal that may be reached by this bipartisan group of moderates, fearing it will fail to …

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Tom Cotton: Democrats will pay the price for their policies

Senator Tom Cotton, R-Ark. joined “Fox News Primetime” to discuss the difference between “radical” Democrats‘ policies and what “normal Americans” care about. TOM COTTON: Democrats have realized that the conditions they are creating in the country and the results of their policies are not going to help them at the …

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Democrats and Republicans are concerned

Call it primary anxiety. New Jersey’s two main parties have shown symptoms – nail biting, overspending on attack ads – as tomorrow’s contests approach, when voters select the gubernatorial candidates and the 120 seats in the election. ‘Legislative Assembly. It is not too difficult to diagnose the source of the …

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German Christian Democrats fight populists in the East

TIT LITTLE The East German state of Saxony-Anhalt is led by a so-called “Kenya” coalition, made up of three parties whose colors correspond to that country’s flag: the conservative Christian Democrats (CDU), the Social Democrats and the Greens. But the infighting is so bad that it should be named after …

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