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Today money isn’t the mother’s milk of politics; it is their politics.

– Rep. Charlie Rangel from And I Haven’t Had a Bad Day Since: From the Streets of Harlem to the Halls of Congress

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Guns for Me, Not for Thee

Not too long ago, Democrat Charlie Rangel said members of Congress “deserve and need” people with firearms protecting them in the U.S. Capitol building, but he does not want… 1,109 more words


…That’s how we make an appeal to what is right and decent, and without anger. I did it for the framers of the Constitution, who intended that we would treat each other in a civil way.

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Out first job as Democrats must be not to do any more harm. True, we have to remain vigilant in getting rid of programs that don’t work.

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Lewis Is WAY Out Of Line

From where I sit, some 2,344 miles from the US Capitol building, Georgia Representative John Lewis is dead wrong. Period. His incendiary comments made over the weekend have fanned flames of racist proportions and have drawn into question the positive actions he took in the fight for civil rights some fifty years ago. 551 more words

I tell them I can yield on a lot of in which my district is not particularly emotionally involved. The liberal part of my party might have an ideological problem with some of these concessions, but if you can exploit the glaring need for decent education and employment opportunities, I’ll take the hit as the price of politically practical consensus.

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