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Entries Categorized as 'National Politics'

The Politics Of Race

November 19th, 2017 · 4 Comments · National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Colin McEnroe, who appears weekdays from 1 to 2 p.m. on WNPR-FM (90.5) writes about the disingenuous leanings of the two major political parties when it comes to fielding candidate diversity.

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Q Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Support Background Checks For Gun Purchases, Oppose GOP Tax Plan, Back Special Counsel

November 15th, 2017 · 6 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

From Q Poll: In the wake of another massacre, American voters today support 95 – 4 percent, including 94 – 5 percent among voters in households where there is a gun, universal background checks for gun purchases, according to a Quinnipiac University national poll released today.

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How To Reduce Shootings, Plus Himes: It Might Prevent The Next One … Or The One After That … Or The One After That

November 6th, 2017 · 36 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

Sandy Hook. Las Vegas. Sutherland, Texas. Donald Trump tossed out the default line “mental health” after the latest mass shooting. Some would argue, based on his first-year decisions in office, he knows an awful lot about that subject. Others describe it as a double standard. What if a guy named Mohammad blew up that church? […]

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Okay Class: Impeachment 101

November 4th, 2017 · 48 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events

Constitutional scholar Cass Sunstein is in high demand these days as talk of impeachment escalates. Whether any of this stuff potentially involving Donald Trump rises to that level depends largely on the findings of the special prosecutor Robert Mueller who has charged three people so far with likely more to come. Understanding the impeachment process […]

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Murphy: Mass Shootings Exclusive To America

October 3rd, 2017 · 53 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy writes in a commentary published by the Washington Post that in United States “we choose to be an increasingly distant outlier of exceptional violence.”

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It’s The ‘Baby’ Versus The ‘Bully’–Donald And Dick’s Twitter Duke Out

August 7th, 2017 · 3 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

Always titillating to read two septuagenarians blasting each other on Twitter. U.S. Senator Dick Blumenthal has joined a bipartisan effort to limit Donald Trump’s ability to can special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of the White House. The Donald tweeted and Dick responded.

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‘Trump Has Met The Enemy–Trump’

August 3rd, 2017 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events

Even the polling firm run by Scott Rasmussen, who’s been  accused of statistical bias on behalf of Republicans, has Donald Trump’s approval rating under 40 percent. Barack Obama never went that low. The latest figures for Trump include 23 percent who strongly approve of Trump’s performance and 49 percent who strongly disapprove. A new poll also surveys […]

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McCain Breaks From GOP, Healthcare Repeal Fails, Prior To Vote Murphy: Process ‘Nuclear Grade Bonkers’

July 28th, 2017 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, News and Events

With John McCain breaking ranks early Friday morning with two other Republicans, repeal of parts of the Affordable Care Act failed. Does this mean the Republicans seven-year crusade is toast? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it’s time to move on.

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