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The Key to Nancy Pelosi’s Legislative Agenda

(From Bloomberg) Pelosi must find a way to hold her fractious coalition together while positioning Democrats to recapture the Senate and the White House in 2020. Adding to her challenge, there are now cameras and smartphones in the proverbial...

Pelosi 2, Ocasio-Cortez 0

(From Politico) The first two battles led by Ocasio-Cortez and her Instagramming army of rebels ran smack into Pelosi’s establishment fortress. When Ocasio-Cortez made waves by loudly demanding a new committee tasked with drafting a “Green New Deal,” Pelosi quietly...

Voting Pelosi Off the Island

(From Real Clear Politics) According to lore or rumor, some ancient tribes used to place the old people on an ice floe and shove them into the frigid ocean. Whether this is true, I know not, but it is essentially...

For Democrats, Progressive Is The New Moderate

(From The Huffington Post) To believe that “moderates” were Tuesday’s big winners, you’d have to redefine what it means to be a moderate. Most Democratic winners, even those backed by Third Way, were advocates of expanded Medicare and Social Security,...

Nancy Pelosi says socialism is not ascendant in Democratic Party

Right. In many respects the Democratic Party has become the Socialist Party of the United States. I thought everyone, Democrats, Republicans, everyone else understood that already. It is also concurrently a corporatist party which makes it an interesting political...