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Dems Don't Have a Policy Problem. It's a Marketing Problem.

Added: 22.06.2017 19:44 | 8 views | 0 comments

, Week
Democrats continued their 2017 run of being unable to win special elections in strongly Republican districts on Tuesday. These results have led people to ask what the Democratic Party must change if it is to take back Congress (and eventually the White House). I have what may be the most cynical answer, but one that is unavoidable: What the Democrats need is better marketing. That's really about it.

Can McConnell Defuse Ticking Obamacare Time Bomb?

Added: 22.06.2017 19:44 | 9 views | 0 comments

, DC Examiner
President Trump once compared Obamacare to a ticking time bomb, suggesting his predecessor set it to detonate after he left office. Congressional Republicans have certainly found that analogy apt when it comes to disassembling the healthcare law. Untangling its complicated web of subsidies and mandates is like deciding whether to cut the blue wire or the yellow wire. Every move you make could blow up in your face.

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Republicans Won on Tuesday. But Trump Didn't.

Added: 22.06.2017 19:44 | 10 views | 0 comments

, Washington Post
What we learned from Tuesday's special congressional election in Georgia is that there is no magical solution to the country's Trump problem. This will be a long fight. Karen Handel's victory over Democrat Jon Ossoff was not an endorsement of the president. It was a personal and party success achieved despite him

Congress Heads for a Showdown on Obamacare

Added: 22.06.2017 19:43 | 9 views | 0 comments

, The Atlantic
After days and weeks of breathless anticipation, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell is set to release a "discussion draft" of his chamber’s version of the wildly controversial (read: unpopular) AHCA. To clarify: What McConnell’s dropping is not an actual bill, with the devilish details of a plan laid out in expansive, if largely impenetrable legislatese. A discussion draft can be as specific or as vague as the leader sees fit, and vanishingly few outside of McConnell’s office know for certain what to expect: A document resembling actual legislation? A...

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Trump Admits He Has No Tapes Of Private Comey Talks; Tape Claim Was For 'Intimidation'

Added: 22.06.2017 19:32 | 8 views | 0 comments

U.S. President Donald Trump admitted Thursday he does not have tapes of his private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey, bringing to a close a mystery he personally created last month, when he suggested he had privately recorded their talks, The Washington Post reported. The president had suggested since he had fired Comey in April he had an audio record of their conversations, the report said, as a way to intimidate Comey.Over the past few weeks, neither Trump nor senior White House officials had confirmed to the public whether such tapes existed, the report said. Following a congressional investigator inquiry, Trump tweeted Thursday, “I did not make, and do not have, any...

IFTTT's Data Access Project brings government data to you

Added: 22.06.2017 19:13 | 6 views | 0 comments

The digital automation service now connects users to info from agencies and institutions like the Library of Congress, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Defense.

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