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|Speak For Yourself, Mr. Vice President|
Perhaps it was overshadowed by the growing chaos in the House Republican Conference, but this has been a week also marred by back-and-forth media wars between journalists claiming inside knowledge that Vice President Joe Biden did or didn't personally ...
|Gallup's Withdrawal from Horse Race Polling: Good or Bad?|
Gallup has had it's share of critics among Democratic Party supporters in recent years, including contributors to TDS, who felt that bias was built into its methodology. For better or worse, however, Gallup, likely enjoys the highest name recognition ...
|The Radicalization of the Right on Guns|
There's been a lot of discussion about the reaction of Democrats--particularly the president and Hillary Clinton--to the Oregon massacre. But there's been less analysis o the radicalization of Republican views that has made both of them all but ...
|DCorps: Public Now Rejects Trickle-Down Economics, Seeks Inclusive Growth|
From a Democracy Corps E-Blast:
In May the Roosevelt Institute released its Rewriting the Rules economic agenda crafted by Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz. Since the report's well publicized release, the Roosevelt Institute has partnered with ...
|Progressives and Business: Exploring Common Ground Beyond Knee-Jerk Antagonism|
Democratic strategist Mike Lux, in his role as president of American Family Voices, has a HuffPo post reporting on his organization's recent summit of "forward-thinking business leaders and top leaders of the progressive movement in America."
Lux begins ...
|How Weak Economic Growth Serves the Wealthy...and the GOP|
Jeff Spross's "You know who likes lackluster economic growth? The rich" at The Week explains why "many economic elites actually have a vested interest in anemic job growth and a slack labor market." This is the kind of ...
|Why Dems Need a More Positive, Generous Message|
In "Watching Republicans Flail is Not a Strategy," Ruth Conniff, editor of The Progressive, reminds Democrats not to get distracted by the GOP presidential candidates' demolition derby. To thrive in 2016 Dems are going to need stronger messaging ...
|Dionne: GOP Should Be Held Accountable for 'Dangerous and Harebrained Absolutism' About Guns|
Washington Post columnist E. J. Dionne, Jr. calls out Republicans for their shameless pandering to the gun industry and commends President Obama for "politicizing" the latest mass shootings:
President Obama spoke some of the most important words of his ...