Democrats Will Rue Their Decision Not to Negotiate on Tax Reform

Republicans accomplished what once seemed impossible, passing the largest federal tax reform package in decades. The landmark legislative victory put sizable tax cuts in the stockings of the middle class and larger wages under the tree of workers. But to hear Democrats tell it, they were the recipients of a Christmas miracle. In their minds,…
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Despite Democrat Doom and Gloom, GOP Tax Reform is Already Putting More Money in Americans’ Pockets

“I have said that this was stiff competition by some of the other things they have put forth, is the worst bill in the history of the United States Congress,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said of the Republicans tax proposal. Never mind the fact that Congress once passed the Alien & Sedition Acts (allowed…
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Senior House Democrat Says “It’s Time” For Pelosi to Step Down

Democrats know that the 2018 elections are a do-or-die moment for their party. They’ve raised electoral expectations to the point where winning back the House majority isn’t reason for celebration, it’s a yawn-and-shrug event. And if it doesn’t happen? Well, the New York Times’ Frank Bruni writes: Howard Wolfson, who was one of the chief…
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Democrats’ Losing Streak Will Continue So Long As Pelosi Is In Charge

“What we are doing right now is not working,” Democratic Rep. Tim Ryan said following the 2016 elections. “Under our current leadership, Democrats have been reduced to our smallest congressional minority since 1929. This should indicate to all of us that keeping our leadership unchanged will simply lead to more disappointment in future elections.” Nearly…
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The Congressional Baseball Shooting Must Unite Us, Not Further Divide Us

Democrats won Thursday night’s Congressional Baseball Game decisively, beating the Republicans by a final score of 11-2. But the score didn’t matter in the least. What mattered was gather to honor Republicans’ missing second baseman, Rep. Steve Scalise, who was still in critical condition after being wounded by a gunman at practice in Alexandria, Va.…
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Democrats’ Broke the Health Care System, Now They’re Lying to Keep it That Way

Obamacare was a bill built on lies so it’s fitting that Democrats must now turn to lies to keep their signature legislative accomplishment afloat. Given the law’s slow-motion self-destruction, it’s easy to forget the lengths that President Obama went to in order to get the bill over the finish line. “If you like your health…
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Memo to Democrats: If Everything is an Outrage, Nothing Is

Congressional Democrats are stuck between a rock and a hard place. On the one hand, as Seattle Mayor Ed Murray told Politico, the party is attempting to understand “how far left their base has careened in just the past few weeks.” But on the other hand, they’re attempting to save the 10 Senate Democrats running…
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Democrats Doing Themselves No Favors In Run-Up to 2018

We’re less than two months past Republicans’ smashing victory in the the 2016 elections. And we’re still weeks away from when Members of the 115th Congress will be sworn in. So of course it feels like the perfect time to begin thinking about the 2018 elections. We know what you’re thinking: Isn’t it way too…
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Pelosi Prevails Despite Democrats’ Decline

Democrats got torched on Election Day. More accurately, they’ve been torched the last three Election Days. Republicans now hold majorities in 68 out of 99 state legislative chambers, and have control of both chambers in 33 states. The party holds 33 out of the nation’s 50 governors’ mansions, up from just 19 eight years ago,…
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Identity Politics Has Failed, But Democrats Stand Behind It

The ascendency of Donald Trump to the highest office in the United States was sure to cause a crisis for liberalism. Inevitably, liberals—mostly those with their own blogs—would deign it necessary to figure out what went so wrong that a candidate like Hillary Clinton could get beaten by a candidate like Donald Trump. For several…
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