John Kasich tries to throw a monkey wrench into the Trump presidency

From a CNN reporter with an incredibly good name: First on CNN: John Kasich starts new political chapter By Dana Bash, CNN | Updated 4:40 PM ET, Friday, February 10, 2017 Washington (CNN)Just three weeks into Donald Trump’s presidency, associates of former Republican primary rival John Kasich are already positioning him as the GOP’s Trump …

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Carly Fiorina for Senate?

From The Washington Post: Carly Fiorina confirms it: she is considering challenging Sen. Tim Kaine By Jenna Portnoy | February 8 at 5:42 PM Carly Fiorina, the former GOP presidential candidate, is considering challenging Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) next year. Her comments on a Portsmouth-based radio show popular among party activists marks the first time …

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How ’bout that? Hillary Clinton’s son-in-law shuts down hedge fund a month after she loses presidential election!

From Bloomberg: Chelsea Clinton’s Husband Closes His Hedge Fund by Saijel Kishan | February 8, 2017, 9:48 AM EST Eaglevale Partners, the hedge fund co-founded by Marc Mezvinsky, the son-in-law of Hillary and Bill Clinton, closed in December, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. Eaglevale, based in New York, is in the …

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Sit down and STFU!

From Camped on the Right: VP Joe Biden to Democrats: “It is Over” Yesterday, January 6th, 2017, during a joint special session of Congress to certify the results of the Electoral College, the presiding official, (VP Joe Biden), was interrupted several times by House Democrats, and, at the end, by a few disgruntled snowflakes in the …

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The difference between Republicans and Democrats on ‘Diversity’

The Wall Street Journal had a story this morning, New Congress Reflects Both Diversity of America and Difference Between Parties, which included numbers but missed the point. The House of Representatives that takes the oath of office on Tuesday will include its first Indian-American woman. The Senate will have a record number of women, including …

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Oh, wahhh! The media are upset that Donald Trump ditched the press pool again

I did not vote for Donald Trump, but so far, he’s impressing me. From CNN: Trump ditches press pool to play golf By Eugene Scott and Kevin Liptak, CNN | Updated 3:07 PM ET, Sat December 31, 2016 (CNN) President-elect Donald Trump ditched his press pool Saturday to play golf, the latest example of his …

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Yes, Barack Obama would have (probably) won a third term!

From The Washington Post: President Obama says he could have beaten Trump — Trump says ‘NO WAY!’ By Michael Kranish December 26 at 5:02 PM President Obama said in an interview released Monday that he could have beaten Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump “if I had run again.” In his most pointed critique yet, Obama …

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It doesn’t get much funnier than this!

I received an e-mail from the Donna Brazile, the interim Chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee: re: Russian interference in our elections From Donna Brazile democraticparty@democrats.org Call on Congress to begin an independent, bipartisan investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election: ADD MY NAME Dana — By now, Americans know beyond any reasonable doubt …

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Paul Krugman and #TrumpDerangementSyndrome

New York Times columnist and Nobel laureate Paul Krugman tweeted: How Republics End https://t.co/6X3xgZOgFe — Paul Krugman (@paulkrugman) December 19, 2016 And his column: How Republics End Paul Krugman | December 19, 2016 Many people are reacting to the rise of Trumpism and nativist movements in Europe by reading history — specifically, the history of …

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