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ICYMI: The GOP chooses white supremacy over democracy, and Biden has a novel take on the June debate

ICYMI: The GOP chooses white supremacy over democracy, and Biden has a novel take on the June debate

The GOP has a ‘candidate quality’ Senate problem—again You’d think they’d have learned their lesson from the last election. And yet … New study finds one-third of Congress is now iffy on democracy This will give you nightmares. The white supremacy strategy at the core of Trump’s plans for a second term If Trump has his way, racism will be super-sized. Cartoon: Georgia—the peach state Tough but fair. Powered by WPeMatico

Here’s how voters can combat the media’s pro-Trump bias

Here’s how voters can combat the media’s pro-Trump bias

Republicans have two distinct media advantages as November approaches: a propaganda machine on the right that creates and amplifies disinformation and a presidential candidate so flawed and broken that his outrageous behavior barely registers among corporate media anymore. Matt Gertz, senior fellow at Media Matters for America, illustrated how the media environment benefits Donald Trump by pointing to his remarks earlier this month that his administration would “root out” his political opponents that “live like vermin within the confines of…

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Proposed Texas GOP platform would lock Democrats out of statewide office

Proposed Texas GOP platform would lock Democrats out of statewide office

The platform was voted on Saturday, with tallies expected next week. Other planks call abortion homicide and gender-transition care “child abuse.” By Robert Downen and Renzo Downey, The Texas Tribune Republican Party of Texas delegates voted Saturday on a platform that called for new laws to require the Bible to be taught in public schools and a constitutional amendment that would require statewide elected leaders to win the popular vote in a majority of Texas counties. Other proposed planks of…

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Trump in 2016: ‘Drain the swamp!’ Trump in 2024: ‘Fill ‘er up’

Trump in 2016: ‘Drain the swamp!’ Trump in 2024: ‘Fill ‘er up’

Eight short years ago, a Washington outsider and political neophyte was barnstorming the country promising to diligently safeguard our national secrets and “drain the swamp” of corruption and the undue influence of wealthy interests. Today, that dude awaits trial on 40 felony charges for allegedly stealing, refusing to return, and irresponsibly sharing top secret government documents with a handful of random jabronis he was trying to impress. So let’s see how that other promise is going, shall we? Of course,…

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