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What are Democrats doing? I can tell you what Senator Whitehouse is doing

Senator Sheldon Whitehouse was just on Ari Melber’s show and with the sort of calm eloquence I am in awe of he talked about Trump’s upcoming Supreme Court nomination. And in discussing the crucial importance of this seat and this … Continue reading

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Money in politics: a reminder

And we’re not talking about dark money here. This is out-in-the-sunlight $$$. From Daily Kos Elections: • Senate: The Senate Leadership Fund, which is the main super PAC aligned with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and the GOP establishment, has … Continue reading

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Bitter laughter provided by Steve (he doesn’t like the diminutive) Mnuchin

“The Russian government operates for the disproportionate benefit of oligarchs and government elites,” said Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin. “Russian oligarchs and elites who profit from this corrupt system will no longer be insulated from the consequences of their government’s destabilizing … Continue reading

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