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It’s An April Ryan/Sarah Huckabee Sanders Death Match, And You Know That White Lady Ain’t Winning

Is it bad that I want to see a Sarah Huckabee Sanders / April D. Ryan Deathmatch every day? It’s only been a few days since the last round but I feel like the consistent disrespect that Sarah Huckabee Sanders and the entire PussyGrabber [...]
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Mao as Object of Steamy Desire? It’s Riling Up Some in China

Dorothy Solinger, a political-science professor who specializes in Chinese politics at the University of California, Irvine, said some people in China still want Mao “to remain above the fray and be superhuman.” “It could be that [...]
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For Luigi Di Maio, It’s Now or Never to Lead Italy. Unless It’s Later.

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Mr. Maio’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement won about a third of the vote, by far the most for any single party. But the right-wing and populist League, led by the equally ambitious Matteo Salvini, 45, emerged as the leader of a [...]
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Senate Sunday: In Tennessee, It’s Former Gov. Phil Bredesen Vs. Actual Crazy Person Marsha Blackburn

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Being a crazy rightwing teabagger may not be the winning formula Marsha Blackburn assumed. Here’s some encouraging news for your Senate Sunday: Former Tennessee Governor Phil Bredesen has a ten-point polling lead over US Rep. Marsha “Why [...]
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Inside the EPA: ‘It’s just a slow-motion train wreck’

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Environmental Protection Agency employees are talking about “backstabbing” and “civil war,” worrying about leaks or wondering whether to leak, pondering quitting while fearing that the mushrooming scandals surrounding Administrator [...]
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‘It’s Very Difficult to Overestimate the Potential Danger John Bolton Could Put Us In’

3 weeks ago | 0 comment
Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. John Bolton has advocated for war with Iran and North Korea. He loathes the United Nations, disdains international law and still thinks the 2003 U.S. [...]
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Challenge for female candidates: ‘It’s hard to beat an incumbent, period’

4 weeks ago | 0 comment
Political newcomer Marie Newman had millions of dollars in outside spending behind her and the full embrace of women’s and abortion rights groups — and still came 2,000 votes shy of knocking off Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) last week. But [...]
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Fargo, North Dakota, It’s A Beautiful Day!

1 month ago | 0 comment
Thanks to you, darling terrible ones, we are on our way from Montana to our nation’s dumb capital to take your guns, kiss the #teens on their faces, and pass out “Impeach” hats like candy! Having survived the crunchy tundra that is the [...]
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Senate Sunday: In Florida, It’s Bill Nelson Versus Voldemort

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‘Not a Death-Eater’ may not be the best campaign slogan, but it’s a start Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R-Mount Doom) is gearing up to run for the US Senate this fall. He hasn’t declared yet, in part because he said he wanted to wait for [...]
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‘It’s almost nasty’: Dems seek crackdown on sleeping in the Capitol

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A bloc of House Democrats is calling for an ethics investigation into the widespread practice of lawmakers sleeping in their offices, arguing it’s an abuse of taxpayer funds. More than two dozen members of the Congressional Black Caucus [...]