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Dem Rep Ryan: The Government Shutdown ‘Definitely Hurt’ Democrats

On Thursday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Representative Tim Ryan (D-OH) stated that the government shutdown “definitely” hurt Democrats from a negotiating standpoint. Ryan said, “I think it definitely hurt us. There’s no question about it. I think we went

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Democrats Try ‘Medicare for All’ as New Messaging

Democrat California Congressman John Garamendi is trying to unite Democrats around the idea that the first thing they would do, if and when they recapture Congress and the presidency, is to pass “Medicare for All.”


Dem Rep Ryan: Dems Get ‘Too Focused’ on the Minimum Wage

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) believed his party gets “too focused” on the minimum wage issue when they need to focus more on the working class. “[T]his is a criticism that I have, that we get too focused on the minimum

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House Democrats Re-Elect Nancy Pelosi as Leader

House Democrats re-elected Nancy Pelosi as their leader on Wednesday despite disenchantment among some in the caucus over the party’s disappointing performance in elections earlier this month.

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Black Caucus Member Criticizes Nancy Pelosi over Leadership Slots

A member of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has issued a warning against leadership changes introduced by Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), suggesting her proposals could decrease the group’s power while seemingly increasing her own.

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Tim Ryan: Congresses’ ‘Crunchiest’ Flake

A fawning New York magazine profile of Tim Ryan, Congressman from Ohio’s 13th District, praises the Democrat as a man of “ideas” and labels him “Congress’ crunchiest member.”

53 Congressmen Push Back on Car-grading Scheme

Back in September, we noted that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) were pushing a new scheme under which new cars sold in the U.S. would be given a letter grade assessing their “greenness,” prominently displayed