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And there’s not much evidence he’s made the sale. Read more

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Today on TAP: The practical challenge of UNITE HERE’s health plan Read more

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Devin Boone

The Silver State’s new workforce is younger and more likely to skew Democratic, but its members’ political affiliations are a bit opaque. Read more

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Jandos Rothstein

The presidential candidate is a mirror image of Trump. Read more

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A technocrat without a transformative vision. Michael Bloomberg’s presidential bid is all about his bank account. Read more

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A Sanders-Trump election would not be a face-off between left and right, but between democracy and incipient fascism. Read more

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Buttigieg settles on deficit hawkery as a closing argument in New Hampshire. It’s hard to think of a school of political thought with less credibility and less popularity. Read more

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Why this former two-term Massachusetts governor is running for president is anyone’s guess. Read more

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LGBTQ voters are well to Mayor Pete’s left. Read more

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There’s an appetite for progressive policies—but it’s complicated out there, and we need to engage voters one-on-one. Read more

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Unfortunately, the ‘most important Democratic debate so far’ really doesn’t change much. Read more

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Today on TAP: Two too alike despite their opposing parties Read more

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Not to vote for him, but to keep them from voting at all Read more

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The State of the Union as reality TV Read more

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Working America, an AFL-CIO community-based political program, finds ‘persuadable’ voters are open to at least some progressive policies. Read more

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Using a resolution of disapproval, Democrats can force every senator and representative to state their position on the Trump administration’s block grant scheme. Read more

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Early projections of who’s ‘electable’ have seldom been right. If you’re worried about electability, go register voters in swing states. Read more

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As revelations of Trumpian scandals continue to unfold, Elizabeth Warren will be best suited to turn them into a Democratic victory. Read more

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The proposal for ‘chained CPI,’ a cut to future benefits, during the Obama administration led to its widespread use in other areas of the government. Read more

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Today on TAP: Michael Bloomberg comes out against economic inequality Read more

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