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Dem Rep. Ryan: State of Politics ‘Like a Banana Republic’

Thursday on “MSNBC Live,” Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH), a 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, took aim at what is going on in Washington, D.C. and politics in general, saying it seems “like a banana republic.” Ryan argued that politicians are focusing

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Dem Rep. Ryan: Third-trimester Abortions a ‘Non-issue’

Thursday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) downplayed the issue of so-called third-trimester abortions, which has been at the forefront recently given legislation passed in New York State and remarks made by Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA). “The reality

Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) on 'Morning Joe,' 4/18/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Anti-Pelosi Dems Not Diverse Enough

Representative-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) said on Monday evening that the group of Democrats seeking to block House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) from regaining her Speakership is too conservative and not diverse enough.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez addresses the crowd gathered at La Boom night club in Queens on November 6, 2018 in New York City. With her win against Republican Anthony Pappas, Ocasio-Cortez became the youngest woman elected to Congress. (Photo by Rick Loomis/Getty Images)

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.”

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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.

Cedric Richmond (Melinda Deslatte / Associated Press)