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What Does This Country Demand of Black Women in Politics?

Kamala Harris something of a political soul mate. When Ms. Harris announced her White House bid in Oakland, Calif., in January, Ms. Breed was one of the 20,000 supporters there loudly celebrating, and she endorsed the campaign from the beginning. But in the days since Ms. Harris dropped out of the race last week, Ms.…

The Politics of Exhaustion

Dec. 12, 2019Jeremy Corbyn at a campaign event on Tuesday.Credit...Oli Scarff/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesThere are two power blocs driving politics today. First, there’s the proletariat. These are the working-class voters who go to Trump rallies in the U.S. and powered Brexit and Boris Johnson’s campaign in the U.K. They see their best world receding…

FBI head rejects claims of Ukrainian 2016 interference | TheHill – The Hill

FBI Director Christopher Wray on Monday dismissed conspiracy theories pushed by allies of President TrumpDonald John TrumpFive takeaways from the Democratic debate Buttigieg, Warren square off on donors at Democratic debate Sanders, Biden spar over Medicare for All MORE — including some Republican members of Congress — that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election.Wray said in…

Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal – Politics

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Social Justice Is the X Factor in U.S. and EU Politics

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The Atlantic Politics Daily: If Impeachment Backfires

2. What if Democrats don’t need to be worrying at all? My colleague David Graham writes that one facet of impeachment is conspicuously unnoticed: It’s incredibly popular. “Roughly half the country not only disapproves of Trump’s job as president,” he writes, “but believes he ought to be removed from office, a sanction that has never…

The Atlantic Politics Daily: NATO’s Future

1. Nobody expected today’s testimonies to change minds on impeachment.But the way the hearings were structured seems to have made things even worse, Russell Berman writes: Exercising their rights in the majority, Democrats chose three witnesses and allowed Republicans to choose one. Read the rest.(Reuters)2. What’s it like to draft actual articles of impeachment? Elaine…

Bernie Sanders announces a daring new policy: Cats can have little a salami

Nobody wins in an unjust salami economy. Image: SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images By Jess Joho2019-12-08 21:49:42 UTC He's been saying it for years: Bernie Sanders is one of the most meme-able presidential candidates of our time.  Just one week into December and he's already announced a radical plan to bring everyone high-speed internet. Now,…