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What I learned in nine months of running for U.S. Congress

By Alexandra Chandler Special to The Sun For the last nine months, I was a Democrat candidate for Massachusetts’ 3rd Congressional District. What I learned in nine months of running for U.S. Congress Worth reading.

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GOP Has At Least Four Actual Nazi Sympathizers On Their Ballot

The next time someone tries to tell you that “both sides are equally bad,” please inform them that the Republican Party has at least four candidates one can reasonably assume are Nazi Party sympathizers. And the Democratic Party does not. via GOP Has At Least Four Actual Nazi Sympathizers On Their Ballot This should be […]

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Trump says, without proof, that Mueller team will meddle in midterm elections

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump alleged Tuesday — without providing any evidence — that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation will meddle in the midterm elections to benefit Democrats. via Trump says, without proof, that Mueller team will meddle in midterm elections In Trumpland, anything good is the result of his being perfect; anything bad is the […]

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The Republican Party’s Generational Bet

The GOP is doubling down on its older white base—and hoping the more diverse Millennials don’t show up to the polls. via The Republican Party’s Generational Bet TLDR; The GOP has nothing to offer anyone, except identity politics.

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Moderates Go Down In Key House Primaries As National Democrats Fret

A trio of moderate Democrats went down to more liberal opponents Tuesday night in key House primaries, the latest skirmishes… Moderates Go Down In Key House Primaries As National Democrats Fret This is the most underreported story of the 2018 election cycle. DCCC backed moderates are being pushed out by more liberal candidates. State and […]

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Russia Sees Midterm Elections as Chance to Sow Fresh Discord, Intelligence Chiefs Warn

WASHINGTON — Russia is already meddling in the midterm elections this year, the top American intelligence officials said on Tuesday, warning that Moscow is using a digital strategy to worsen the country’s political and social divisions. via Russia Sees Midterm Elections as Chance to Sow Fresh Discord, Intelligence Chiefs Warn This did not get the […]

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Establishment Republicans mystified by their base should look at Ed Gillespie’s campaign

Establishment Republicans mystified by their base should look at Ed Gillespie’s campaign polls in Virginia have been surprisingly close, and the key campaign theme for Gillespie has been an unhinged allegation that electing Northam governor will lead to Virginia’s citizens being terrorized by the Salvadoran gang MS-13. It sounds too stupid to be true, but […]

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Howard Dean: I’m running for DNC chair

Howard Dean: I’m running for DNC chair The last time the Dems saw an uptick in support from rural whites was when Dean was DNC chair. He did it by having people organize in red states. He was criticized for getting Blue Dogs elected.