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The Cynicism Of Georgia’s Stacey Abrams

December 13, 2018 |
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In one state and for one candidate, the 2018 midterm election isn’t over.

Georgia Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Stacey Abrams lost to Republican Brian Kemp by 54,723 votes, 50.2% to 48.8%.  Turnout was 3.9 million, the biggest ever in a Peach State governor’s race.

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March 08, 2018 |
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Tuesday’s Texas primaries were supposed to show “rising Democratic enthusiasm,” in the words of National Public Radio’s Jessica Taylor, following reports that more Democrats were participating in early voting than Republicans in the state’s 15 most populo...
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March 01, 2018 |
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Talk of a Democratic midterm sweep may be premature. In recent weeks, the chance that Republicans will hold or even expand their Senate majority was boosted by two unexpected events: North Dakota Rep. Kevin Cramer decided to challenge Democratic incumbent...
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February 22, 2018 |
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President Trump has shown he has a finger on the nation’s pulse. But he often fails to read it correctly, missing obvious opportunities to advance his cause. ...
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February 15, 2018 |
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If you think American politics is confrontational and ugly today, here’s some context. Feb. 15 is the 220th anniversary of the first brawl in the House. ...
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February 08, 2018 |
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The only certainty about the 2018 House elections is that Republicans will lose seats. This will not be the rare election like 2002, when Republicans gained eight seats, or 1998, when Democrats picked up five.  ...
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February 01, 2018 |
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The mainstream reviews of President Trump’s first State of the Union address Tuesday are begrudgingly glowing. NBC’s Savannah Guthrie said “it was optimistic; it was bright; it was conciliatory.” ...
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January 25, 2018 |
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The swiftness with which events erupt in Washington and then disappear is enough to raise doubts about Einstein’s theory that nothing moves faster than the speed of light.  ...
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January 18, 2018 |
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In a Wall Street Journal interview last week, President Trump said if he were to “terminate” the North American Free Trade Agreement, it “would be frankly a positive for our country.” ...

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