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Cuyahoga County Democratic Party Congratulates the Cleveland Cavaliers on their 2016 NBA Championship
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thumbnail www­.cuydem.com - The Democratic Party of Cuyahoga County congratulates Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, Dan Gilbert, Tyronn Lue, David Griffin and Len Komoroski on their spectacular achieveme...
Cory Booker calls Ohio Democrats to action
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thumbnail www.cleveland.com - New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker delivered a message Friday to the Ohio Democratic Party's Northeast Ohio luncheon that focused on policies "that actually produce returns on investment."...


PREVENTING GUN VIOLENCE
Senator's 15-Hour Filibuster Gains 'Path Forward' on Gun Control Measures
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thumbnail www­.nytimes­.com - Indeed, versions of the two amendments favored by the Democrats - one aimed at preventing individuals who have appeared on the government's terrorism watch list from buying guns and the second aime...
How the gun 'filibuster' went down, and Sen. Sherrod Brown's role
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thumbnail www­.cleveland­.com - WASHINGTON -- Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy started it. Then the majority of Senate Democrats, including Ohio's Sherrod Brown, took turns Wednesday and early Thursday, joining the "filibuster" to m...
Murphy: Gun control filibuster 'made a difference' with GOP
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Senate Democrats
thumbnail www­.politico­.com - Senator Chris Murphy speaks to reporters after waging an almost 15-hour filibuster on the Senate floor in order to force a vote on gun control on June 15, in Washington, D.C. | Getty Sen. Chris Mur...
Democrats Protest Orlando Shooting After Moment of Silence
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thumbnail abcnews­.go­.com - House Democrats criticized Republican leaders Monday evening for not taking action on gun control measures following a moment of silence for the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting. House Spe...
How the NRA and Conservatives Perverted the Meaning of the Right to Bear Arms
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Jamil Smith
thumbnail www­.slate­.com - Sunday night, when my son asked me why we shoot each other dead almost every day in America, I got to tell him that it's because we are "free." We are free to get a .223 caliber AR-15-style semi-au...


2016
Clinton's Latino Firewall
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thumbnail www­.politico­.com - The Bernie Sanders revolution of 2016 stalled when it reached Whittier, California. This Los Angeles suburb nestled against dry, scrub-covered hills was once Nixon territory: It spawned Richard Nix...
Hillary Clinton reportedly looking at Rep. Tim Ryan in her search for a vice president
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Henry J. Gomez
thumbnail www­.cleveland­.com - CLEVELAND, Ohio - Is there another Ohioan on Hillary Clinton's short list for vice president? U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan of the Youngstown area is among those under consideration, according to a new report...
The Republican Party is Addicted to Whiteness
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New Republic
thumbnail newrepublic­.com - Like any decent recreational drug, whiteness initially made the Republican Party feel good. It fueled a swing to the right that picked up many disaffected whites unhappy with the Democrats' embrace...
Lindsey Graham: I'm 'worried' Republican Party is 'cutting its own throat'
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thumbnail www­.businessinsider­.com - Sen. Lindsey Graham warned Thursday that the Republican Party may be "cutting its own throat" by "doubling down" on hardline immigration rhetoric. "I worry a lot about the GOP," Graham told "Fox & ...
Newt Gingrich is well on his way to full-blown McCarthyism.
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New Republic
thumbnail newrepublic­.com - Peter Beinart airs a concern I raised in late May: that as Republicans coalesce around Donald Trump, the media will revert to "defin[ing] objectivity as equidistance between the talking points of t...
Poll: GOP favorability falls to record low
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Brad Woodhouse
thumbnail thehill­.com - Less than one-third of Americans view the Republican Party favorably - the GOP's lowest rating in the nearly-seven-year history of Bloomberg Politics' national poll. Just 32 percent see the GOP fa...


TRUMP
Kasich calls Trump's comments on Obama 'outrageous'
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thumbnail www­.dispatch­.com - Ohio Gov. John Kasich has not been shy in saying that if doesn't see a change with Republican presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump, he won't be supporting him....
Donald Trump takes a new tack by accusing Iraq war vets of being thieves.
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New Republic
thumbnail newrepublic­.com - Peter Beinart airs a concern I raised in late May: that as Republicans coalesce around Donald Trump, the media will revert to “defin[ing] objectivity as equidistance between the talking points of t...
Donald Trump just totally wasted a critical six weeks of the general election campaign
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Chris Cillizza
thumbnail www­.washingtonpost­.com - Here are five GOP lawmakers who have taken issue with the ways their party's presidential candidate has reacted to the massacre in Orlando. (Sarah Parnass/The Washington Post) Donald Trump effectiv...
New Evidence Donald Trump Didn't Pay Taxes
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Donna Brazile
thumbnail www­.thedailybeast­.com - New questions about the integrity of Donald Trump's income tax returns, and new indications that he does not pay income taxes, arise from rulings in two tax appeals that Trump filed in the 1990s. T...
Trump Says He Will Delegate Judicial Selection To The Conservative Federalist Society
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thumbnail thinkprogress­.org - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has a message for members of his party who fear that he will appoint someone to the bench who is insufficiently conservative: chill! Trump’s not even ...
The 2016 map of battleground states now includes Utah. Will wonders never cease?
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Chris Cillizza
thumbnail www­.washingtonpost­.com - Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney delivers a speech criticizing Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the Hinckley Institute of Politics at the University of Utah in Sa...
The Trump Stops Here
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thumbnail go­.ohiodems­.org - For years, Republicans have exploited unfounded fears of immigrants, minorities, LGBTQ Americans, the poor, all for political gain. Donald Trump's rise is the culmination of that strategy -- he is ...
The Trump Show isn't funny. Time for GOP leaders to walk out.
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John Harwood
thumbnail www­.yahoo­.com - When I caught up with John Kasich yesterday in a Washington sports bar, I asked Ohio's governor if he could see himself supporting Donald Trump. He shook his head. "I’m waiting to see if at this po...
Trump's terror response has Republicans fretting anew
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thumbnail www­.politico­.com - Donald Trump's combative anti-terrorism speech Monday flouted the typical post-tragedy script and left Republican insiders fretting that the business mogul is unprepared to play a crucial president...
Virginia KKK Leader Endorses Trump: 'What He Believes In, We Believe In'
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thumbnail talkingpointsmemo­.com - The KKK leader, identified by WWBT only as 'Imperial Wizard,' also insisted his organization is not a hate group, telling the station's black anchor, 'We don't hate anyone.' Asked who he was suppor...
Donald Trump Accused of Using His Charity as a Political Slush Fund
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thumbnail www­.thedailybeast­.com - The Trump Foundation, Donald Trump’s nonprofit organization, is under fire for allegedly operating as more of a political slush fund than a charity. The foundation is accused of violating rules pro...


HUMAN RIGHTS
Republican Leaders Block Gay-Rights Bill After Orlando Attack
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thumbnail www­.vanityfair­.com - Less than three days after a popular gay club in Orlando became the site of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, Republican leaders in the House of Representatives blocked a vote on a propo...
Utah Republican Is Unlikely Star at L.G.B.T. Vigil for Orlando
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thumbnail www­.nytimes­.com - As a conservative Republican leader in Utah, Spencer Cox may be an unlikely luminary for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. But the lieutenant governor's speech at a candlelight ...
'Shaken': Gay Voices After Orlando
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thumbnail www­.nytimes­.com - I have not had an event move me like this since 9/11, leaving me feeling devastated to my very core. The massacre at Pulse was an attack on the L.G.B.T.Q. community, my friends, my family of choice...


VOTING RIGHTS
Ohio Will Make Voting Easier, But Not Until After The 2016 Election
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thumbnail thinkprogress­.org - Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) signed a bill this week to allow residents in the key swing state to register to vote online. But the new law includes a narrow voter ID provision, meaning that only resid...


#SMH
PORTMAN FLIPS AGAIN: Says His Position On Gun Sales To Terrorists "Unchanged"
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Ted Strickland
thumbnail www­.tedstrickland­.com - Portman still opposes stopping terrorists from buying weapons COLUMBUS, OH -- It's been less than 24 hours since Senator Portman's disastrous press conference call where he faced a barrage of quest...
Study Calls Snub of Obama's Supreme Court Pick Unprecedented
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Why Courts Matter OH
www­.nytimes­.com - WASHINGTON - How unusual is the Republican blockade of the nomination of Judge Merrick B. Garland, President Obama's pick for the Supreme Court? After a comprehensive look at every past Supreme Cou...
Paul Ryan Is Pretty Sure Welfare Recipients Are Not Working Hard Enough
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thumbnail thinkprogress­.org - Three months after apologizing for calling poor people "takers," House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) unveiled his plan to make life harder for them. Ryan delivered remarks about the plan, entitled A Bet...
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