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thinking about the krassenstein brothers in this difficult time
Thinking about the Krassenstein brothers in this difficult time
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fish in a barrel here but kirk doesn t link to the interview itself in it buttigieg says explicitly that he is
Fish in a barrel here, but Kirk. doesn't link to the interview itself. In it Buttigieg says *explicitly* that he is talking only about Dem party dinners named after Jackson/Jefferson, not "blotting him out of the history books."
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this april story on the stop sanders dems was very good as is every story but since it went up biden got in an
This April story on the “stop SandersDems was very good, as is every @jmartNYT story. But since it went up, Biden got in, and, well. Sanders is down 5 points from his pre-Biden heights.
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repeating myself a bit but when the former vp is below 30 and the 2016 runner up is below 20 you see why many
Repeating myself a bit, but when the former VP is below 30% and the 2016 runner-up is below 20%, you see why many candidates can imagine themselves breaking out and beating them.
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new monmouth poll of dems in early states biden 26 bernie 14 harris 14 warren 9 buttigieg 6 klobuchar 5 beto 3
New Monmouth poll of Dems in early states:

Biden - 26%
Bernie - 14%
Harris - 14%
Warren - 9%
Buttigieg - 6%
Klobuchar - 5%
Beto - 3%
Gabbard - 2%
Yang - 2%
Williamson - 1%
Bennet - 1%
Castro - 1%
Delaney - 1%
Hickenlooper - 1%
Ryan - 1%
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love too be an independent watchdog
love too be an independent watchdog
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powerful steve buscemi in 30 rock energy
powerful "Steve Buscemi in 30 Rock" energy

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hes not going to sign a bill that doesnt have money for the wall if he gives in now thats the end of 2019 in t
"He’s not going to sign a bill that doesn’t have money for the wall... if he gives in now, that’s the end of 2019 in terms of him being an effective president. That’s probably the end of his presidency."

- Lindsey Graham, January 2
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did you write this tweet between shifts at the steel mill
Did you write this tweet between shifts at the steel mill
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attn trolls it s not doxxing to identify people who appeared in public at a rally and have given media intervi
Attn trolls: It's not "doxxing" to identify people who appeared in public at a rally and have given media interviews about their beliefs.
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last month flake joined every senate r to confirm john bush who wrote birther blog posts as a federal judge
Last month, Flake joined every Senate R to confirm John Bush, who wrote birther blog posts, as a federal judge.
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my brain keeps returning to the sentence a transgender heavy metal singer defeated the author of virginias ant
My brain keeps returning to the sentence “a transgender heavy metal singer defeated the author of Virginia’s anti-trans bathroom bill."
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warren explaining the wealth tax how many people here own a home most hands go up youve been paying a wealth t
Warren explaining the wealth tax: "How many people here own a home?" Most hands go up. "You’ve been paying a wealth tax for years. They just call it a property tax. I just want their tax to include the diamonds, the yachts, and the Rembrandts."
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if the people who wrote this bill were proud of it they wouldnt be forcing this vote in the dead of night mitc
"If the people who wrote this bill were proud of it, they wouldn’t be forcing this vote in the dead of night." -- Mitch McConnell, 2009
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if trump doesn t watch out key republicans may pronounce his comments disappointing before donating to his re
If Trump doesn't watch out, key Republicans may pronounce his comments "disappointing" before donating to his re-elect and voting for him.
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advice from an obama admin econ policy vet democats should never again allow republicans to complain that we c
Advice from an Obama admin econ policy vet: "Democats should never again allow Republicans to complain that we can’t afford a particular social program because of its deficit implications. 'We can't afford it' is over."
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there s a trump tweet for everything
There's a Trump tweet for everything.
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