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Lessons to be Learned from JFK v. Nixon

On this day in 1960, US Navy combat veteran John F. Kennedy becomes the youngest man and first Catholic ever to be elected president of…

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Takeaways From Tuesday’s Democratic Gains

No matter how you slice it, Tuesday’s election results were good news for Democrats. A statehouse pickup in Kentucky, an entire legislature flipping in Virginia…

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Sorry, Mick, We’re Not Getting Over It!

Make no mistake about it. Mick Mulvaney stood in front of a group of reporters in the White House press briefing room and admitted that,…

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Could Trump’s Disastrous Syria Decision Be the Final Straw for Senate Republicans?

For months I’ve been maintaining that regardless of what the Democratically-controlled House did regarding impeachment, Trump was safe. There was no way in hell Senate…

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Clement Vallandigham – the Golden Circle and Fighting Civil Rights

On this date in 1863 the quixotic Clement Vallandigham is soundly defeated in the Ohio governor’s race. As leader of the Copperheads, anti-war Democrats often…

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Pelosi Shouldn’t Take Trump’s Bait

So let me see if I get this straight. All Democrats have to do to get Trump to start cooperating with them is to hold…

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