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Election 2020

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It’s one of the best. Which means Medicare For All-advocates have a genuine policy challenge, not just a political one. Read more

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How the senator from Vermont is testing the pro-Israel establishment Read more

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Today on TAP: This fragmentation well into the primary season is unprecedented. Read more

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If separating immigrant children from their parents at the border upsets you, Michael Bloomberg’s policies separated black and brown children from their parents all across New York. Read more

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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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Patricia Roberts-Miller is the author of “Demagoguery and Democracy.” The University of Texas at Austin professor of rhetoric breaks downs how demagogues succeed in destabilizing societies—and what that means for the United States. Read more

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The scuffle in Nevada will look a lot like other fights with stakeholders in health care reform. Read more

Working in America

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This year’s presidential campaigns demonstrate the steadily increasing integration of political figures into pop culture, and vice-versa. Read more

Money, Politics and Power

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It seems like forever ago when Donald Trump promised to “Drain the Swamp” if elected president. Well, it turns out this was one of the biggest whoppers in modern American politics. Read more

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The use of a ‘tool’ rather than an app has not calmed fears of another bungled caucus night. Read more

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An unusual attack on a pro-labor candidate is all about Medicare for All. Read more

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Bernie’s authentic; Amy’s empathetic; Mayor Pete’s synthetic; Old Joe’s pathetic. I got no rhyme for Warren (or optimism for her prospects) but admiration nonetheless. 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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Today on TAP: Bloomberg or Sanders could beat Trump. 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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