american-politics

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Want to win the culture war? Choose your words wisely | Opinion

BY: - May 16, 2022

Democrats have every opportunity to occupy the high ground -- especially if the message is disciplined.

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Alito just threw the Dems a midterm lifeline. Will they use it? | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - May 5, 2022

Mobilization for future elections, fueled by stories of women denied control of their bodies, is the best hope for pro-abortion advocates.

Biden on leaked draft opinion on abortion: The ‘right to choose is fundamental’

BY: - May 3, 2022

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Tuesday that his administration “will be ready when any ruling is issued” on abortion rights, after the nation was rocked by the leak of a draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court that confirmed the court is planning to overturn access to abortion. “I believe that a woman’s right […]

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Funeral Held At Washington's National Cathedral For Former Secretary Of State Albright

Hillary Clinton keeps getting it right | Dick Polman

BY: - May 2, 2022

She had faults as a candidate, but she was absolutely right about the danger posed by Donald Trump and his followers.

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We have the tools to build an extraordinary civilization. We ought to use them | David DeWitt

BY: - May 1, 2022

We must cleanse the toxins in the bloodstream of America's body politic, and move toward a vision of something equitable, just, verdant, and prosperous for all of us.

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Are we all floating in the soup of hatred and violence? | Frank Pizzoli

BY: - May 1, 2022

From one end of the country to the other, hate is metastasizing. We have to speak up and confront it.

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What the Founders meant by ‘virtue,’ and how it could save our politics now | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - April 29, 2022

A word that's become synonymous with morality had a more totemic meaning to the Revolutionary generation.

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We can’t overlook the danger posed by Christian nationalists | Chuck Ardo

BY: - April 28, 2022

Although they describe themselves as “patriots,” Christian nationalists reflect an un-American view that only their conservative interpretation of Christianity and its role in the political and social life of the country is valid.

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America has the best politicians money can buy. Let ‘em show it | Frank DeFilippo

BY: - April 28, 2022

Let's treat our pols like NASCAR treats its drivers. Put sponsorships patches on their suits, so we know where they stand.

3 big reasons why the Biden climate agenda is floundering

BY: - April 24, 2022

Biden’s signature climate bill has gone nowhere in the U.S. Senate, he’s called for more domestic fossil fuel production to combat rising gas prices.

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Congress needs to make health care subsidies permanent | Opinion

BY: - April 20, 2022

Like other families of children with disabilities and special health care needs, our thoughts never stray too far from concerns that our kids have continued access to the resources they need to thrive.

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‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’ sheds light on abortion politics in Pa. | Fletcher McClellan

BY: - April 19, 2022

Abortion rights are on the ballot this year. The movie underscores the importance of safe, legal access.