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Bernie Sanders: Democrats’ Intransigence Is the Solution, Not the Problem (Video)

The refusal of progressives and Democrats to work with the GOP is not why the American Health Care Act failed, according to the Vermont senator.

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The GOP Crusade Against Health Care Is Class Warfare

The failed Republican bill would have handed the wealthiest Americans a massive tax cut, paid for by tossing 24 million people off health care insurance.

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No, Paul Ryan, ‘Growing Pains’ Didn’t Kill Your Bill

The House Speaker blamed Republicans for failing to grasp that the GOP was now a “governing party.” Rubbish.

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Did the Koch Brothers Take Down the GOP Health Care Bill?

Advocacy groups run by the billionaire siblings may have swayed enough Republicans to torpedo the American Health Care Act.

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House GOP Calls Off Trumpcare Vote and Kills the Bill

President Trump tells House Speaker Paul Ryan to pull the proposed American Health Care Act after Republicans fail to garner enough support to pass it.

Posted on Mar 24, 2017 READ MORE


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Obamacare Lite (Video)









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John Oliver Looks Into the Worst and Best of Obamacare (Video)

Using a thong metaphor, the “Last Week Tonight” host explains why Republicans’ plans to replace the flawed Affordable Care Act are disastrous.

Posted on Feb 27, 2017 WATCH & LISTEN


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Study: 43,000 Could Die Under Affordable Care Act Repeal

Remember death panels? Many of the most die-hard proponents of this lie, including some who went on to benefit from Obamacare, are about to meet the real death panelists.

Posted on Jan 24, 2017 READ MORE



Democrats Gear Up for Fight Against Future GOP Health Care Proposals

Republican lawmakers took the first step in unraveling the Affordable Care Act on Wednesday, prompting President Obama to urge fellow Democrats to fight any “Trumpcare” replacement.

Posted on Jan 5, 2017 READ MORE



Amid Public Backlash, House Republicans Abandon Plan to Gut Ethics Office

The House GOP faced rebukes from both sides of the aisle after announcing plans to effectively extinguish the Office of Congressional Ethics.

Posted on Jan 3, 2017 READ MORE



Iceland’s Pirate Party Has Been Handed a Mandate to Implement Progressive Policies

The country’s recent elections brought a radical change; Paul Ryan is very, very wrong about Obamacare and Medicare; meanwhile, the Time magazine cover featuring Donald Trump may be more subversive than many realize. These discoveries and more after the jump.

Posted on Dec 13, 2016 READ MORE


Samantha Bee Asks: ‘Is It OK for the President to Lie His ... Face Off 24 Hours a Day?’ (Video)

“The jury is still out on that,” says the “Full Frontal” host.

Posted on Dec 7, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN


Elizabeth Warren: Democracy Demands That We Work Together on America’s Agenda

The Massachusetts senator is ready to help President-elect Trump rebuild the U.S. economy. But if Republicans attempt to remove Wall Street regulations or gut the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, she will fight them.

Posted on Nov 11, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



FBI Reviews Hillary Clinton Email Case After New Information Surfaces

The heat is back on the Democratic presidential nominee. On Friday, FBI Director James Comey informed Congress that his team is assessing “emails that appear to be pertinent to the investigation.”

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In a Rigged System, Hillary Clinton Is Too Big to Indict

The Democratic presidential nominee got a pass this summer on her “extremely careless” handling of classified information while secretary of state. But now the FBI is reopening its investigation.

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The Ascendance of Hillary Clinton and Paul Ryan Will Mark a Win for Big Business and Wall Street

The Democratic candidate won’t be the only winner when Donald Trump and his fellow haters are defeated on Election Day (as looks increasingly likely).

Posted on Oct 17, 2016 READ MORE



Are Elections Less Important Than Ever in the Age of Trump?

What we do after Nov. 8 may be even more important than the ballots we cast.

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Donald Trump Is at War With Establishment Republicans

Donald Trump made it clear Tuesday that he wouldn’t sit idly by after several high-ranking Republicans publicly broke rank with their party’s presidential nominee in recent days.

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After Trump’s Sexist Remarks, Paul Ryan Still Endorses but Won’t Defend Candidate

The House speaker’s announcement following a Republican Party conference Monday angers Trump and GOP hard-liners.

Posted on Oct 10, 2016 READ MORE



Welcome to the Banana Republic of America?

Donald Trump pledged to put Hillary Clinton in jail if he wins the election. Presidents of the United States have not behaved this way before.

Posted on Oct 10, 2016 READ MORE



VP Debate: Tim Kaine Puts Mike Pence on the Defensive as Candidates Take On Issues, and Each Other

In what became a heated debate, Republican Pence played a more rational-seeming, diplomatic foil to the brash and bombastic Donald Trump, while Democrat Kaine continued Hillary Clinton’s line of attack against her rival for the presidency.

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Never Trumpers in Suburbia Remain a Problem for the Republican Establishment

Donald Trump is not yet in Barry Goldwater territory, and might never get there. But he threatens to create another GOP voting catastrophe everywhere outside the Deep South.

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Steve Bannon Is Trump’s New Anti-Establishment Attack Dog

If you thought the old campaign was wild and crazy, just wait for the new version, now that the Breitbart News muckraker has taken over as Trump’s chief executive.

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Donald Trump Will Leave a Lasting Stain on the GOP, Even if He Loses

If Republican leaders tell us such a man should be president, should the nation ever believe anything else they say?

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The Party That Lost Its Soul

Most of the GOP’s leaders thought they could domesticate Donald Trump and use him for their ideological purposes. Now they are confronting the consequences of being so profoundly wrong.

Posted on Aug 3, 2016 READ MORE



GOP Convention Live Blog: On Day 2, Republicans Focus on Clinton Over Planned Theme of Job Creation

Follow our live coverage of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Posted on Jul 19, 2016 READ MORE



House Democrats and Republicans Continue to Square Off Over Gun Control Legislation

Despite growing national attention on gun violence, Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives cannot seem to find common ground on gun control measures.

Posted on Jul 8, 2016 READ MORE



GOP Leaders Need to Put Country Before Party

It’s time for Republicans to admit that Donald Trump is incapable of even pretending to be an acceptable candidate for president. The question is which side of history they want to be on.

Posted on Jul 1, 2016 READ MORE



The Donzi Scheme

In 2000 Donald Trump told Fortune Magazine, “It’s very possible I could be the first presidential candidate to run and make money off of it.” That’s the goal. He’s got 4½ months to make as much money as possible.

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Truthdigger of the Week: Rep. John Lewis, Hero of the Capitol Sit-In for Gun Control

The civil rights leader inspired an unprecedented protest with fellow Democrats against legislative indifference to America’s long and tragic epidemic of gun violence.

Posted on Jun 25, 2016 READ MORE



C-SPAN Defies Paul Ryan’s Sit-In Blackout With Streaming App

The House speaker’s move to shut the public out of the Democratic gun control protest backfired when the public interest cable channel began broadcasting live footage from the House chamber. Meanwhile, social media are adding fuel to the fire.

Posted on Jun 22, 2016 READ MORE



Donald Trump’s Attacks on Freedom of Religion

Trump apparently wants to institute something akin to Jim Crow discrimination against Muslims, including those who are citizens of the United States. Is this what the Republican Party wants as well?

Posted on Jun 22, 2016 READ MORE


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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Has a Change of Heart, But Too Little, Too Late

The Democratic National Committee chairwoman and other corporate Democrats continue to betray the legacy of their party.

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‘Left, Right & Center’: A Movement for Peace

By Robert Scheer

Should Hillary Clinton be behaving as the Democratic nominee for president? Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer doesn’t think so and wants her to listen more to the progressive side of the party.

Posted on Jun 3, 2016 WATCH & LISTEN



Paul Ryan at Last Says Donald Trump Has His Support

House Speaker Paul Ryan apparently felt he had drawn out his highly public waiting game long enough, surprising precisely no one with his announcement on Thursday that he was throwing his support behind presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump’s presidential campaign.

Posted on Jun 2, 2016 READ MORE



The ‘Woman Card’ Brings a Wealth of Disadvantages

According to a recent Washington Post-ABC News poll, the notion that women are more privileged than men has serious traction: Thirty-eight percent of all men, and 34 percent of all white Americans believe that a candidate’s femaleness is a trump card (no pun intended).

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The GOP’s Veil of Unity

Having presumably sewn up the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump has entered the “three-card Monte” phase of his campaign, in which he shuffles his positions so quickly that the gullible patsy loses track.

Posted on May 13, 2016 READ MORE



The GOP’s Maddening Trump Conundrum

“No modern precedent exists for the revival of a party so badly defeated, so intensely discredited, and so essentially split as the Republican Party is today,” wrote George Gilder and Bruce Chapman in 1964.

Posted on May 12, 2016 READ MORE



Donald Trump’s Triumph Forces GOP Party Leaders to Make a Decision

So far, most Republican luminaries are choosing collaboration over resistance — although many have declined comment and seem to still be pondering what to do with the party’s presumptive nominee for president.

Posted on May 6, 2016 READ MORE


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