Russian Minority Party Wins Latvian Vote, Populists Surge

HELSINKI (AP) — An opposition party favored by Latvia’s large ethnic Russian minority has won the Baltic nation’s parliamentary election, but it’s expected to face difficulties forming a ruling coalition after a vote that saw new populist parties surge and government parties falter.

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New Yorker: Sen. Tom Cotton, Harvard’s Populist Champion

Senator Tom Cotton is the Harvard-trained lawyer who is helping lead the nation’s populist rejection of Harvard-style post-graduate elitism and all it stands for, says a complimentary profile in the New Yorker magazine.


‘We’re Ready to Fight’: Elizabeth Warren Calls for Campaign Finance Reform

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), a potential candidate for the 2020 presidential election, took on a populist tone in her speech at the Center for American Progress 2017 Ideas Conference on Tuesday as she called for the rooting out of money’s influence in politics and continued her resistance against President Donald Trump.

Warren denounced the influence of money in politics and the trend toward corporate consolidation in a passionate speech at a Center for American Progress conference.

Obama: I Am The Populist, Not Donald Trump

President Barack Obama defied the notion that Donald Trump was leading a populist revolution, quibbling with the media’s branding of the historic rise of the billionaire’s run for president.

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Breitbart Reporters Interviewed at Immigration Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Breitbart Texas team members travelled to the nation’s capital for an immigration briefing hosted by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS). Following a reception featuring Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL), three Breitbart journalists agreed to an interview with Peter “DaTechGuy” Ingemi at The National Press Club.

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WSJ: Rising Populist Movement Scares Corporate Titans

Chief executives at big American companies are increasingly frustrated by the populist tone of the presidential campaign, and concerns are mounting in boardrooms and corner offices that antibusiness rhetoric may solidify even after the November election.

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Donald Trump Is a ‘PINO’ — Populist in Name Only

As he often does, Rush Limbaugh said something important on his January 21 show: he observed that nationalism and populism were overtaking conservatism, and that the conservative elite did not like that at all, not one little bit.

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