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Lessons from Georgia Special Election

The first real bellwether election of the Trump era, at least according to the media, finally concluded as Republican Karen Handel dispatched her Democratic opponent, Jon Ossoff in the special election for Georgia’s Sixth congressional district. As such, much will … Continue reading

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Israel’s Friend in the White House

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One of the most prevalent criticisms among many Republicans and his foe in the election of President Obama is that his administration had not supported Israel with the vigor of past administrations, some even questioning Obama’s support of the country.

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GOP Fails to Listen to Independents

The GOP Fails to Listen to Independent voters

A great find in Ezra Klein’s Wonkblog in the Washington Post. This week House Republicans will vote to repeal the Affordale Care Act (Obamacare) for the 31st time, now a merely symbolic vote as it has not chance of passing the Senate. This is getting ridiculous. 56% of Americans now opposed the GOP’s efforts to block the ACA, including 51% of independents (as opposed to 41% in favor of the GOP’s repeal efforts. The Republicans are digging their own grave as November nears, as their opposition to the President grows destructive to the country.

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