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  • How the Democrats Went Nuts in Three Months (Will Pelosi lose the House - again?)

    02/17/2019 11:26:18 AM PST · by Libloather · 51 replies
    National Review via Yahoo ^ | 2/15/19 | Michael Brendan Dougherty
    The Democrats swept to power in Congress by campaigning in a way that has been successful for Democrats for generations. “Republicans will take away your health care,” they said, after having focus-grouped it. Now we are preparing for a 2020 campaign in which Donald Trump and Republicans can as easily advertise to the public: “Democrats will take away cows, and your car.” What happened to Democrats? Back in November, it looked like Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic House caucus had found the perfect plan for their party in the era of Trump: Avoid talking about impeachment and stick to simple...
  • Publicly supporting President Trump is becoming incredibly dangerous... ( Sad Dog Story )

    Publicly supporting President Trump is becoming incredibly dangerous... Many people know of @randalthom of #FrontRowJoes fame... While Randal was live-streaming at the Amy Klobuchar event someone was on his farm murdering his Husky “Donald J Trump”...
  • Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar refutes Trump questioning whether climate change is real

    02/11/2019 12:30:28 PM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 99 replies
    ABC "News" ^ | February 11, 2019 | by Cheyenne Haslett (D-ABC)
    Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Monday refuted President Donald Trump's questioning whether climate change is real because it was snowing heavily when she announced this weekend she's running for president. "Okay. That is so wrong," Klobuchar said on ABC's "Good Morning America" in her first network TV interview since declaring, pushing back on the president's tweet that it was "bad timing" that she talked "proudly" of fighting global warming "while standing in a virtual blizzard of snow, ice and freezing temperatures." "I'm sorry if it still snows in the world but the point is that we know climate change...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Monday 2/11/2019

    02/11/2019 4:45:11 AM PST · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/11/2019 | Nextrush/Self
    Chinese government media has produced a video purported to be that of a Muslim Uighur musician reported to have died in a Chinese detention facility. The video dated Sunday shows Abdurehim Heyit saying he is in good health..... The ISIS holdouts are under assault from the US backed Kurdish forces in eastern Syria in what is reported to be the final assault to take the Islamic State out..... Senator Amy Klobuchar, Democrat Senator from Minnesota, announced her candidacy for President Sunday..... Politics in Israel and Supreme Court Justice Hanan Melcer, chairman of the Central Elections Committee, ordered a probe into...
  • Amy Klobuchar Declares That Global Warming is An "Existential Threat"

    02/10/2019 9:35:01 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 88 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 10, 2019
    Klobuchar announced her candidacy on Sunday in Minneapolis, where scores of supporters stood out in steady snowfall and frigid temperatures. President Trump on Sunday mocked Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) for launching her presidential campaign in wintry conditions in Minnesota, tweeting that she "looked like a Snowman."
  • Trump pokes fun at Klobuchar's climate-change stance as she announces candidacy in snow

    02/10/2019 6:55:32 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 44 replies
    Fox News ^ | 10 FEB 2019 | Samuel Chamberlain
    President Trump poked fun at Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Sunday for vowing to tackle climate change as she kicked off her 2020 presidential campaign in a snowy, freezing Minneapolis park. "Well, it happened again," Trump wrote on Twitter Sunday evening. "Amy Klobuchar announced that she is running for President, talking proudly of fighting global warming while standing in a virtual blizzard of snow, ice and freezing temperatures. Bad timing. By the end of her speech she looked like a Snowman(woman)!" Klobuchar previously endorsed the so-called "Green New Deal," a massive Democratic legislative program that promises to combat climate change, in...
  • The Democrat Party’s Descent Into Full-Throated Fascism is Now Complete

    02/10/2019 6:00:48 AM PST · by EyesOfTX · 35 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | David Blackmon
    Today’s Campaign Update (Because The Campaign Never Ends) This was a really important week, and it is crucial that we all understand why. This was the week when the mask of socialist fascism came complete off the ugly face of the national Democrat Party, and there is no going back, hard though they will try. Simply put, all the Democrats had to do over the next two years to have a real shot a regaining all levers of power in our nation’s capital was not be batsh*t crazy, and they couldn’t do it. The can’t help themselves. This is, after...
  • Today Elizabeth Warren, sometimes referred to by me as Pocahontas, joined the race for President.

    02/10/2019 7:11:23 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 62 replies ^ | 2:54 PM - 9 Feb 2019 | Donald J. Trump ‏ Verified account @realDonaldTrump
    Today Elizabeth Warren, sometimes referred to by me as Pocahontas, joined the race for President. Will she run as our first Native American presidential candidate, or has she decided that after 32 years, this is not playing so well anymore? See you on the campaign TRAIL, Liz!
  • Elizabeth Warren Announces Presidential Candidacy To A Collective Yawn

    02/10/2019 10:49:54 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/10/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    Yesterday’s “big announcement” from Massachusettes Senator Elizabeth Warren was exactly what everyone has known for ages. She’s officially running for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president. Of course, it’s looked and sounded as if she was running for president since she first won her seat in the Senate. So what was her overarching message defining why she should be elected? America is a terrible place because of all the rich people and she’s going to teach them a thing or two. (CNN) Sen. Elizabeth Warren officially launched her 2020 presidential campaign Saturday at a rally in Lawrence, Massachusetts, using...
  • Did Amy Klobuchar talk about global warming at her presidential announcement today?

    02/10/2019 12:52:19 PM PST · by political1 · 79 replies
    Just a question since it was snowing so much at her announcement. Amy Klobuchar.
  • Former Klobuchar staffers complain of mistreatment, temper

    02/08/2019 4:14:45 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 58 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/08/19 | Lisa Hagen and Rachel Frazin
    Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) is facing scrutiny over her treatment of congressional staff and her workplace demeanor, just days ahead of her decision about whether she will run for president in 2020. A number of former staffers who worked for Klobuchar spoke anonymously to BuzzFeed News, accusing the senator of often berating staff over small mistakes and creating a hostile work environment. BuzzFeed interviewed eight former aides and reviewed dozens of emails. A spokesperson for Klobuchar did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Hill. BuzzFeed reported that Klobuchar often yelled, threw papers and flung objects and...
  • Hillary Clinton is meeting with possible 2020 Democrats

    01/04/2019 2:08:51 PM PST · by simpson96 · 50 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/4/2019 | Dan Merica
    he former secretary of state and 2016 Democratic presidential nominee has talked about the 2020 election with Sen. Kamala Harris, Sen. Cory Booker, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, according to two sources close to Clinton, and there are plans for her to talk with other contenders. The meetings with Clinton are a sign that potential Democratic presidential candidates see value in her endorsement. Clinton maintains a devoted group of supporters around the country (she won over 65 million votes just two years ago) and a strong fundraising network. The sources close to...
  • Will the 2020 female candidates be spared the Hillary Clinton 'likable enough' BS?

    01/04/2019 2:11:55 PM PST · by simpson96 · 10 replies
    The Week ^ | 1/4/2019 | Peter Weber
    McSweeney's had a wry, Onion-like tongue-in-cheek response to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) entering the 2020 presidential arena: "I Don't Hate Women Candidates — I Just Hated Hillary And Coincidentally I'm Starting To Hate Elizabeth Warren." But it was anchored in reality. "The 2020 presidential campaign is expected to include the largest field ever of female candidates, all of them campaigning in the wake of the defeat of the first female nominee of a major party," say Annie Linskey and David Weigel at The Washington Post. And like Warren, they'll probably all "feel compelled to come up with an answer" to...
  • Dems worry: Top three candidates in polls are all white men

    12/26/2018 6:04:14 PM PST · by EdnaMode · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | December 26, 2018 | Amie Parnes
    Democrats are worried that they have a problem: The three people leading polls in the very early stages of their presidential race are all white men. The party traditionally battles over identity politics and wants to be seen as promoting diversity. Its last three nominees have been Barack Obama, who became the nation’s first African-American president, and Hillary Clinton, the first woman to win the popular vote. Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), and Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) are this year’s top-tier candidates, according to a recent and very early Des Moines Register/CNN/Mediacom poll. It showed that 32...
  • Facebook reeling after damning NYT report

    11/15/2018 10:06:57 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 70 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/15/18 | Harper Neidig and Ali Breland
    Facebook is being hit with fresh criticism from Capitol Hill as lawmakers reacted harshly Thursday to a New York Times investigation that detailed the company’s efforts to wield influence in Washington after becoming aware of Russia-linked activity on its platform during the 2016 presidential campaign. The explosive article laid out how Facebook’s leadership was reluctant to confront the Russian efforts on its platform and was unprepared for the subsequent firestorm and fallout, which involved the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Specifically, the Times reported that the tech giant used a Republican opposition research firm called Definers Public Affairs to accuse liberal financier...
  • Trumpism is winning, and that's terrifying

    10/08/2018 12:58:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 74 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | October 8, 2018 | Michael D'Antonio
    To many, Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the US Supreme Court is not just a victory for President Donald Trump, but for Trumpism at large. And it is this fact that unsettles so much of the nation. Trump's presidency is marked not by political ideology but by personality. As former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a Republican, told CNN's Fareed Zakaria, "We the people" has been replaced by "me the president." This Trumpian way of operating values winning over decency and power over unity. It is also a force that has proven to be both effective and infectious, and its malevolence...
  • As Kavanaugh Hearings Loom, One Senate Democrat Regrets Abolishing Filibuster

    09/03/2018 2:21:38 PM PDT · by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas · 20 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 09/03/2018 | Kevin Daley
    “I would’ve liked to see 60 votes, no matter what the judge is,” Klobuchar told NBC. “I don’t think we should’ve made that change, when we look back at it. But it happened because we were so frustrated, because President Obama wasn’t able to get his nominees.” But Klobuchar added that neither party is likely to reimpose the filibuster over judicial nominations, since doing so would cede a huge tactical advantage.
  • With Kavanaugh on track for confirmation, Democrats regret triggering 'nuclear option'

    09/03/2018 4:55:33 AM PDT · by kevcol · 42 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 2, 2018 | Stephen Dinan and Valerie Richardson
    With attempts to attack Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh’s record failing, Democrats over the weekend mounted a last-ditch bid to derail his confirmation to the Supreme Court by claiming that the vetting process is so bad that it demands a do-over. ... Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Minnesota Democrat, expressed remorse that her party eviscerated the power of the filibuster five years ago, leaving them no path to stop Judge Kavanaugh, barring Republican defections. Ms. Klobuchar, who voted with fellow Democrats in 2013 to trigger the “nuclear option” and curtail the filibuster, said she would support reverting to the 60-vote rule should her...
  • Klobuchar to Champion Sexual Assault Bill After Franken Allegations

    11/19/2017 3:04:08 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 13 replies ^ | 11/18/17 | KSTP Staff
    Sen. Amy Klobuchar will help champion a sexual assault bill that was originally introduced by Sen. Al Franken. The change comes after a Los Angeles radio anchor said Franken forcibly kissed her during a 2006 USO tour. Leeann Tweeden also said Franken posed for a photo with his hand on her breasts as she slept. Abby Honold, a sexual assault survivor and advocate, announced Saturday that Klobuchar's office would help champion the bill. "Happy to announce that my legislation for sexual assault victims will be championed by @amyklobuchar's office," Honold's tweet read. Klobuchar's office confirmed the senator planned to sponsor...
  • Klobuchar: If Moore Wins He Can Be Expelled After an Ethics Committee Investigation

    11/12/2017 8:13:22 PM PST · by bkopto · 121 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/12/2017 | pam key
    Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) discussed the report in The Washington Post that accused former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore engaged in inappropriate sexual conduct. She said if Moore were to win in the December 12 U.S. Senate special election, he could be expelled if an ethics committee finds wrongdoing in an investigation. Klobuchar said, “We may not have much choice on that, but we have choice on something else. That is that you can expel a senator once they are in with two-thirds of the vote after the ethics committee does an...