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America's Billionaires Political Power Index

Darrell M. West has produced a list of  America’s top billionaires with the most political power  for a upcoming book called Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust… 46 more words

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Vote Obama

When Barack Obama was elected as the President of the United States four years ago it signified the beginning of a new era for American politics: an era of change and of progress. 608 more words

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The Republicans: Freeloading off the political system for twenty years

via The Republicans: Freeloading off the political system for twenty years.

WED SEP 03, 2014

by echochamberlain

In the last twenty years, there have been three occasions when the Republicans have won national elections, but received less votes than the Democrats.

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Hillary Clinton criticizes Obama's foreign policy doctrine

Maggie Haberman reports for Politico:

‘[...] Obama’s foreign policy doctrine as a whole has been slammed as too slow to respond, too passive instead of proactive, especially as crises have unfolded everywhere from Ukraine to the Gaza Strip. 283 more words

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Former Clinton advisor: How Democrats lost their way chasing Wall Street cash

Bill Curry, former White House advisor to Bill Clinton, writes for Salon:

‘[...] In the late ’70s, deregulation fever swept the nation. Carter deregulated trucks and airlines; Reagan broke up Ma Bell, ending real oversight of phone companies. 368 more words

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From Public Service to Lobbyist: The Revolving Door Is on Auto Pilot

David Dayden writes for The Fiscal Times:

‘Political debate between the two parties often boils down to whether citizens benefit from government actions. But one group of people always make out handsomely. 180 more words

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