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How the GOP has made a practice of lowering the bar and normalizing bad behavior

Maureen Dowd has a good column. From the column:

Conservative author Charlie Sykes told The Post, … “every time something like Montana happens, Republicans adjust their standards and put an emphasis on team loyalty.

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Will IL-17 Be a Battleground in 2018?

Despite a strong showing by Donald Trump in Illinois’ 17thCongressional District, local Republicans still see defeating Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, D-Moline, as a tough task.

I wrote about it for Illinois Radio Network/Illinois News Network. Check out the story here.

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Save This Tool for Contacting Congress

Save this convenient web site that shows you how to contact any member of Congress.

The very first post on OTYCD was about how to find your three members of Congress. 61 more words

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Democrat Nina Turner: 'everyday Americans are being left behind because it’s Russia, Russia, Russia'

  Ohio Democratic State Senator Nina Turner appeared on State of the Union today and, according to this story, when she was asked about the report that Jared Kushner attempted to set up back channel communications with Russia she said “no one in Ohio is asking about Russia” because they have other concerns about their lives which are more important to them. 320 more words

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The Paris Accord Wasn't the Only Thing That Set Trump Apart From Other World Leaders

The Independent Journal Review https://goo.gl/IpdSWm

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Judging by the quality of the pics from the G7 summit, the photographer is apparently an anarchist.

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JFK's Living Legacy, Peace Corps: Part of what makes America Great

Photo:   https://jfkcentennial.org 

John F. Kennedy had a Presidency cut short by tragedy. On May 29, 2017, had he lived, he would be 100-years old. That seems hard for me to believe when I see photos of his young and handsome face. 3,767 more words

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