Instead of destroying the political gatekeepers, we've merely handed the keys to the populists.
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Only Tulsi Gabbard Wants to Decriminalize Sex Work, but Other Dems Show Signs of Progress on the Issue
"If a consenting adult wants to engage in sex work, that is their right," Gabbard says.
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"These people are vicious," Trump said.
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A 'Danger to Liberty': Adam Schiff Invokes Alexander Hamilton as Democrats Take the Impeachment Stage
"President Trump corruptly abused the powers of the Presidency to solicit foreign interference in the upcoming presidential election for his personal political benefit," said Schiff.
President Donald Trump is still heading for an almost certain acquittal.
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The New Jersey senator was also willing to buck the establishment at key moments.
His case now heads to the Senate, where he will almost certainly be acquitted.
Justin Amash on Impeachment: Republicans Are Betraying the 'Principles and Values They Once Claimed To Cherish'
The libertarian congressman announced on the House floor that he will vote in favor of impeachment.
Trump is impeachable, but the process might exacerbate political tensions without resolving anything.
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Just like their counterparts in the Democratic Party do!
At House Impeachment Hearing, Legal Scholars Disagree on the Meaning of 'High Crimes and Misdemeanors'
The three witnesses for the Democrats said Trump clearly committed impeachable offenses, while the lone witness for the Republicans said he wasn't so sure.
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House Democrats say the president "endangered national security."
Harris blamed billionaires for her failure to make a dent in the 2020 presidential race.
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Congress Will Vote Today on Continuing Resolution That Hikes Spending, Extends Patriot Act Surveillance
Rep. Justin Amash and some progressive lawmakers are trying to block it, but most Democrats seem happy to hand more spying powers to a president they are investigating for abusing his power.
The partisan factions aren't fighting for anything more than the power to destroy each other.
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Americans are deeply divided about our political options and even about each other’s fundamental decency.
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Tulsi Gabbard Conspiracy Theories Go Mainstream as Hillary Clinton Accuses the Candidate of Being Groomed by Russia
Gabbard called Clinton "the queen of warmongers, embodiment of corruption, and personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party for so long."
Fellow Democratic candidates took aim over how Warren plans to pay for all the "free" stuff she's promising, her policy in the Middle East, and her thoughts on Trump's Twitter account.
A Department of Justice lawyer in every pot.
Does economic success deserve to be punished? The Democratic Party will have to answer in the coming primaries. Joe Biden is on the correct side of it.
Give the Republican Party control of the White House and Congress, and it's only a matter of time before Democrats discover the virtues of devolving authority to state and local governments.
Perhaps the biggest difference is how much trust the candidates place in individuals.
Democrats are happy to criticize the president's trade war—but many are tacitly endorsing the same protectionist views.
The leading candidates are even more hostile to free trade than Trump.
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Warren Wants 'Big, Structural Change' That Goes Beyond Anything Previous Democratic Administrations Have Proposed
Warren doesn't merely want to turn back the clock to the pre-Trump era. She wants to raise taxes and regulations far beyond the levels of the late Obama-Biden administration.
The 89-year-old former senator turned heads with his unique campaign strategy.
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Most Democratic candidates are to the left not just of Americans but of their own party.
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"The outsized power that the political parties hold can often be used in the wrong way to squelch our democracy and dissenting voices even within our own parties," says Gabbard.
Her brand of feminism has little appeal beyond a narrow band of white professional women.