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First wave of 2020 panic: Is Biden vs. Bernie really the best Democrats can do?

In case you thought the Democrats’ massive win in the midterms — a pickup of 40 Home seats, and counting — meant that the weirdness and bitterness of the 2016...

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How did Larry Hogan, Maryland’s Republican governor, survive the blue wave?

The votes have been hardly in when the Washington Publish began explaining why Republican Gov. Larry Hogan gained re-election in deep blue Maryland. It was...

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Playing nice is not an option, Democrats: It never works. It’s time to stand up for something

Within the wake of the midterm elections, there’s super strain from all instructions for Democrats to play nice with Donald Trump and the Republicans...

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Progressives, moderates and (most of all) pundits: Get over yourselves, already?

What if we had an election and no one gained? Or fairly, what if no one might agree about who gained? We entered a brand new part of the post-truth cycle this...

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Do Americans really hate “political correctness”? Another misguided attempt at balance falls flat

Author Yascha Mounk has a brand new story at the Atlantic with a title assured to seize consideration: “Americans Strongly Dislike PC Culture.”...

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Democratic moderates fear the “socialist left” will wreck the party: They want to keep that gig

No political group in the current historical past of the world has had a present for snatching defeat from the jaws of victory fairly like the Democratic Get...

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Some fear Democrats are veering too far left: But does centrism have a future?

Is the Democratic Social gathering shifting too far left, too quick? With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez now a nationwide determine, lower than a month after her...

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Democrats have an ideology — government as a force for good. To win, they must embrace it

As Matt Grossmann and David Hopkins vividly underscore of their ebook “Asymmetric Politics: Ideological Republicans and Group Interest Democrats” (Salon...