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Hillary Clinton Makes It Official 0

Hillary Clinton’s announcement was as inevitable as the coming of springtime — and with the way the weather has been, the coming of springtime seemed a lot iffier for a while. But now it’s official: Hillary Clinton is running for president of the United States. Now that she’s answered the question of if she’s going […]

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Posted on: 04-16-2015
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Front-Runners and Long Shots 0

“I could’ve been a contender,” is one of Hollywood’s most famous lines, said by Marlon Brando, playing a boxer in “On the Waterfront.” But hardly anyone in either major political party is quoting Brando. Sixteen people are either running, preparing to run or mentioned seriously as candidates for president of the United States in 2016. […]

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Posted on: 04-9-2015
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It’s Not a Matter of Perspective 0

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is one of those people who can make something seem like what it isn’t. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which he signed in a behind-closed-doors ceremony out of view of the press on March 26, led to a week of controversy and protests. Pence, to calm the firestorm, decided to […]

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Posted on: 04-2-2015
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Battle of the Budgets 0

The good news is that members of the House of Representatives had a rare moment of bipartisan cooperation. House Speaker John Boehner approached Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and worked out a joint approach to fixing a long-standing problem with payments to doctors who treat Medicare patients. It was rare as it was beautiful. “The door […]

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Posted on: 03-26-2015
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Donna Brazile to moderate bipartisan panel on prison reform 0

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2015 Washington, DC — On March 26, 2015, Donna Brazile will moderate a panel at the Bipartisan Summit on Criminal Justice Reform hosted at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. The panel will include Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) and former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives of the House Newt […]

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Posted on: 03-25-2015
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End the Gridlock and Confirm Loretta Lynch 0

It’s been more than 130 days since President Barack Obama nominated Loretta Lynch to replace U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. Although Ms. Lynch is superbly qualified, she needs the support of four Republican senators to become the next attorney general. She can probably garner those votes, but the challenge is to wait for a floor […]

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Posted on: 03-19-2015
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DNC Vice Chair Donna Brazile Statement on Oregon’s Historic Automatic Voter Registration Law 0

Washington, DC– Yesterday, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown signed an historic piece of legislation into law, creating an automatic voter registration system in the state. In support of this important day, DNC Vice Chair of Voter Registration and Participation Donna Brazile released the following statement: “The law signed yesterday by Governor Brown represents a watershed moment […]

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Posted on: 03-17-2015
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Police, get friendly with community 0

With the ongoing protests over the shooting death by police of black teenager Tony Robinson in Madison, Wisconsin, the racist chanting of fraternity members at the University of Oklahoma, and now the inexcusable shootings of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, it’s safe to say that the always-strained race relations in this country are being […]

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Posted on: 03-13-2015
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Can Hillary Survive This New ‘Scandal’? 0

Former U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton confronted the controversy that’s enveloped Washington, D.C., over the private email account she used exclusively when secretary of state. Like all issues that capture the attention of our partisan-obsessed Congress, this one has been politicized. Those opposed to Clinton will not believe her no matter what she says, and those […]

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Posted on: 03-12-2015
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The Price of Freedom Is Vigilance 0

This week, the U.S. Department of Justice released two reports: one that exonerated Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson in the killing an 18-year-old unarmed black youth, Michael Brown, and a separate 105-page report on its investigation into Ferguson’s police department following Brown’s tragic death. The second report was disturbing. Here’s why: Among its findings: […]

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Posted on: 03-5-2015
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