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[13 Dec 2018 | One Comment | ]

Day by day the news gets worse and worse for the Orange Menace and day by day more Democrats come to the fore hoping to replace him in 2020–presuming he isn’t ousted though impeachment or quits to keep his kids out of the slammer.
   What looks like 20 or more senators, present or past congresspersons, governors, mayors and dog-catchers are “talking it over with friends and family”–announcing without actually declaring.

There are almost as many theories about what it takes to beat Trump as there are candidates. Among the most popular are …

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Kentucky Supreme Court strikes down pension law that spurred teacher protests https://t.co/HvOX5D6doe pic.twitter.com/jUQirM9ssS— Talking Points Memo (@TPM) December 13, 2018

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Peter Strzok was removed from the Mueller probe BECAUSE of his inappropriate and politically biased texts. Now Mueller is saying that they weren’t an issue and that’s why his people deleted all of his messages before OIG could see them. Not buying it.https://t.co/izIG6nUBqF

— Jordan Schachtel (@JordanSchachtel) December 13, 2018

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Should Comrade Schakowsky talk about corruption since her husband is a convicted felon?

The GOP’s shameless #CultureOfCorruption is EXACTLY why the #ForThePeople agenda will focus on ending self-dealing and making sure Washington works for working people, not politicians’ pocketbooks. https://t.co/1fQRJLjfhi

— Jan Schakowsky (@janschakowsky) December 13, 2018

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Illinois women’s studies dept: Abolish ICE and police https://t.co/wxpo9f36XB #education #news

— Campus Reform (@campusreform) December 13, 2018

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Dollar Shave Club, Office Depot, https://t.co/V5Vf3Y9zQe, and other brands said they’d stop advertising with the controversial Fox News host last year. But once the social media boycotts ended, they went right back. https://t.co/1SzdDK3WPJ

— Fast Company (@FastCompany) December 13, 2018

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Getting ready to testify on the Hill today for @JudicialWatch about the Clinton Foundation/Uranium One scandal and cover-up issues. Hearing begins at 2 pm. https://t.co/l1W6IcURd8— Tom Fitton (@TomFitton) December 13, 2018

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* John Greenfield at StreetsBlog Chicago has a post up about the Pritzker transition’s Restoring Illinois Infrastructure Committee….
However, conspicuously absent from the committee are any dedicated pedestrian and bike advocacy organizations. ([Metropolitan Planning Council] does frequently voice support for better walking and biking conditions, but it has a broader mission of “shaping a more equitable, […]

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How do we know there was an original FBI 302 on Flynn that was different than the August 2017 one used as the basis for charging him with false statements? Comey testified he read the 302 as director. He was fired 3 months before the final one was file…

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* During the campaign, JB Pritzker unveiled his “plan to resist Trump”…
Donald Trump’s legislative agenda threatens to wreak havoc on the lives of Illinois families. Trump is actively working to dismantle health care in the United States, potentially stripping millions of families of their coverage and targeting those who need it most. He is waging […]