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Blue State Blues: Nancy Pelosi Does a Poor Impression of Joe McCarthy

The best that could be said of Joe McCarthy, and the House Un-American Affairs Committee, is that they actually found some communists.

Politico: Joe Biden ‚Supercharged‘ America’s Opioid Crisis

Former vice president Joe Biden „supercharged“ America’s devastating opioid crisis through policies he backed as a U.S. Senator, cracking down on overdose prevention sites and making it riskier to call 911 if someone overdosed.

Beto O’Rourke Invokes Charlottesville ‚Very Fine People‘ Hoax on CNN

Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) invoked the „Charlottesville hoax“ — the claim that President Donald Trump called neo-Nazis „very fine people“ after riots in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August 2017 — on CNN Tuesday night.

Pollak: Democrats Have Abandoned Obama’s Language of Empathy on Abortion

Barack Obama, at least, understood that he had to acknowledge the complexity of issues like abortion. Democrats today are preaching the radicalism he practiced.

Democrat Lauren Underwood Accuses Trump Admin of Murdering Children

First-term Democrat Rep. Lauren Underwood of Illinois accused the Trump administration of murdering children during a hearing with Acting Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan on Wednesday.

California Sues Trump to Keep $1 Billion for Ghost Train to Nowhere

The State of California sued the Trump administration on Tuesday over the Federal Railroad Administration’s decision to cancel a nearly $1 billion grant for a high-speed railway that the state admits it no longer intends to build as planned.

CAIR Demands L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Apologize for Backing Jerusalem Embassy

The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) is demanding that Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti apologize for agreeing with the Trump administration’s decision to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem on a recent trip to Israel.

Pete Buttigieg’s Harvard Crimson Columns Reveal Left-Wing Foundations

Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, wrote a regular column for the Harvard Crimson during his years as a student that reveal an early attachment to the dogmas of the Democratic Party and some of its more radical themes.

Pollak: Democrats Can’t Figure Out an Answer to Trump’s Foreign Policy

„America First“ has been a success — which is why Democrats are struggling to come up with an answer to Donald Trump’s foreign policy.

Bernie Sanders: Trump a ‚Schoolyard Bully‘ on Iran

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) slammed President Donald Trump’s approach to Iran on Monday, calling him a „schoolyard bully“ and demanding, „No war with Iran!“