Democrats Have Veered Left on Immigration Debate

It wasn’t that long ago that Democrats supported an immigration proposal that looked much like the one that has currently been put on the table by Republicans. The so-called Gang of Eight, led by Democrat Sen. Chuck Schumer, included three key planks: A path to citizenship for certain unlawfully present aliens, increased border security (including…
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Democrat Dissension on Display in Response to Trump’s State of the Union

In his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Donald Trump was relentlessly positive about the good things that could be accomplished if we set aside our differences and work together. “This is, in fact, our new American moment,” he said, adding that “all of us, together, as one team, one people, and one…
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Democrats Have Little to Show for Their #Resistance

While President Trump and Congressional Republicans celebrate the closing of a successful 2017, Democrats have little to show for their #resistance. True, they’ve successfully managed to present a unified front of opposition to Republicans at every turn. But it’s come at the expense of anything resembling a positive, forward-looking agenda. Rather than commit to actual…
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How Democrats Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Shutdown

While most Americans are frantically trying to get their holiday decorations up, cookies baked and presents purchased, Congress is also feeling the squeeze. With just days before the Christmas recess Republicans are working hard to get their tax bill to President Donald Trump’s desk while also striking a deal with Democrats to keep the government’s…
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Brazile’s Revelation of DNC Misdeeds Re-Opens Old Wounds for Democrats

Despite running one of the worst presidential campaigns in history, Clinton still can’t come to grips with the idea that she lost. Almost immediately following her stunning defeat she began searching for a scapegoat, blaming “a vast Russian conspiracy,” “voter suppression,” the “Comey letter,” the media who covered Comey’s investigation “like it was Pearl Harbor,”…
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Democrats are “Openly Panicked” By Gillespie’s Comeback in Virginia Gubernatorial Race

With less than two weeks until Election Day for Virginia’s gubernatorial race, Democrat panic is beginning to reach a fever pitch. This race was supposed to be the “sure thing” that helped them reverse a trend of embarrassing special election losses. Never mind that this should be Democrats to lose. After all, the state supported…
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The Dawn of the Berniecrats

The center of power in the Democratic Party has shifted dramatically in Bernie Sanders’ direction following Hillary Clinton’s loss in the 2016 presidential race. And as power has shifted so too has the party’s agenda. But to what end? After all, Sanders has become the de facto leader of the Democratic Party despite fervently stating…
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Sanders’ Leads the Democrat Lemmings Off the Healthcare Cliff

“These are simply not tax rates that I can responsibly support or urge the Legislature to pass,” Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin said in 2015 after dropping his hoped-for vision for single-payer healthcare. “In my judgment, the potential economic disruption and risks would be too great to small businesses, working families and the state’s economy.” Bernie…
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Hillary Clinton Is Still Fighting for the Soul of the Democratic Party. She’s Losing

Democrats may fashion themselves to be progressives, but they can’t seem to progress beyond the contentious 2016 election that nearly tore their party in two. The latest event to drag them back through the past is the upcoming release of Hillary Clinton’s memoire—“What Happened”—an epic attempt at shifting blame to anyone and everything but her…
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Democrats Have a Hillary Problem and a Bernie Problem

Democrats have settled quickly into their role as an opposition party, throwing up roadblocks to any and all policy ideas in the name of undermining the Republican Congress. That’s not surprising. What is surprising is that they have so embraced their role as a force of opposition that they’ve taken to attacking their own would-be…
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