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Nancy Pelosi Endorses Hillary Clinton: ‘She Is The Best’

Nancy Pelosi says “It’s wonderful that she’s a woman,” about Hillary Clinton. In an interview with Good Morning America’s George Stephanopoulos, Pelosi adds, “It’s fabulous that we would have a woman president and I believe she will walk into that Oval Office one of the best prepared people to do so in our country’s history, however, it’s because she is the best, not because she’s a woman.”

Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) hugs Hosue Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) (R) as they speak to members of the media July 14, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

Small Tent: Webb Considers Leaving Democrat Party, Running As Independent

Democratic presidential candidate Jim Webb is considering leaving the Democratic Party to run as an independent nominee, asserting that the Democratic Party is helping frontrunner Hillary Clinton win her bid for the presidency. Former Sen. Webb’s campaign released initial information about his possible exit from the Democratic Party when sending out details about a press conference he is holding on Tuesday at the National Press Club.

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Hillary Clinton: Alabama Voter ID Law ‘A Blast from The Jim Crow Past’

On Saturday, taking a page out of the Barack Obama racism playbook, Hillary Clinton accused Alabama Republicans of returning the state to the era of Jim Crow laws, snapping that the state’s closing of 31 driver’s license offices was “discriminatory and demeaning.” She failed to mention that Jim Crow laws were enforced by Democrats from 1877 to 1965.

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Democratic Debate: Jim Webb Talks Tough on China, Iran

When his Democratic opponents were ranting about how the United States should not have gone to Iraq, recycling talking points from the first few years of the last decade, Jim Webb, the former U.S. Senator from Virginia, articulated a vision for the future of America’s role in the world.

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Biden’s Problem: Just One Sitting VP Elected President Since 1837

Joe Biden is running against history. According to the report from Smart Politics founder Eric Ostermeier, just one sitting vice president has been elected president in the past 175 years, while seven others have run and lost. That lone sitting vice president to be elected president was George H.W. Bush in 1988.

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Socialist Bernie Sanders to Address Liberty University

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is taking his message to one of the most conservative colleges in the U.S., Liberty University. The Vermont socialist is slated to address the evangelical university on September 14, as part of the

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The Nuclear Option: The Democratic Primary Needs Joe Biden

So who does hold the trump card for Democrats? Who is the one Democrat who could keep all of Hillary Clinton’s supporters and mop up all the voters dissatisfied with her — all the while remaining at least marginally acceptable to the broader American electorate?

Only one man: Joseph R. Biden.

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Sanders’ Popularity Growing Across the Internet, Study Suggests

Following recent media attention showcasing Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is adding to his popularity and drawing large crowds during his travels through Iowa, a new study reveals he’s also the only presidential candidate – either Republican or Democrat – to drastically increase his internet presence across multiple media platforms.

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The Real Elizabeth Warren Stands up to Trash Wall Street

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass) has not commanded much public attention since Hillary Clinton started channeling Warren’s book, Fighting Chance, which claims the “system is rigged” against the middle class because it is controlled by and for the elites who tilt the game in their favor. But in a bold effort to take all the oxygen out of the Clinton campaign, Senator Warren (D-Mass.) laid out a bare-knuckles legislative road map on Wednesday to kick Wall Street in the teeth.

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