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  • Steve King Vows to Run for Tenth Term

    Rep. Steve King at CPAC 2016 (Gage Skidmore)Representative Steve King said only death could keep him from running for a tenth term in 2020 in his Iowa district despite multiple controversies that have put him on the wrong side of his own party. “Thirteen days out we were up 18…

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  • Sanders Hits Back at Trump Over Jewish ‘Loyalty’ Comments

    Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at the Presidential Gun Sense Forum in Des Moines, Iowa, August 10, 2019. (Scott Morgan/Reuters)Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders returned fire on Tuesday after President Trump accused Jewish people who vote Democratic of being disloyal. “I think any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat, I…

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  • Why Kamala Harris Is Fading in the Democratic Primary

    Sen. Kamala Harris speaks at the 2019 Iowa Democratic Wing Ding in Clear Lake, Iowa, August 9, 2019. (Gage Skidmore)There’s her backtracking on busing and her waffling on Medicare for All, not to mention her prosecutorial scandals. Anew national CNN poll of the 2020 Democratic primary has some pretty brutal…

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  • Trump’s Trade Critics Don’t Offer Better Options

    (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)Democrats are right to disagree with Trump. Too bad they don’t bring any good ideas to the table. Democrats running for president have certainly not hesitated to criticize President Trump’s trade policies. There is a good reason for the rhetoric. Several recent studies, from researchers at Harvard, Columbia, the…

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  • Ocasio-Cortez: The Electoral College Is a ‘Scam’

    Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) participates in a House Oversight Committee hearing, July 15, 2019. (Erin Scott/Reuters)Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) on Monday called the U.S. Electoral College “a scam” that negatively affects minorities. “We’re coming to you live from the Electoral College,” the New York Democrat said in a video on…

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