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Roots Action, a left-wing group founded in 2011, has a new report naming 15 centrist Democrats who “deserve to be primaried.” Among the ranks is DCCC chair Rep. Cheri Bustos, as well as Reps. Eliot Engel, Dan Lipinski, and Henry Cuellar, all of whom already have primary challengers.

One of the Best Ideas Any Democrats Have Had for a Long Time One of the Best Ideas Any Democrats Have Had for a Long Time

Reps. Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jaypal and Sen. Bernie Sanders unveiled a sweeping proposal on Monday that would cancel all $1.6 trillion in outstanding student debt in America, erasing a burden held by some 45 million Americans. It’s one of the best ideas anyone in the Democratic Party has had in a very long time.

4 People, Including 3 Children, Found Dead Near Texas-Mexico Border 4 People, Including 3 Children, Found Dead Near Texas-Mexico Border

America’s horrific immigration policy has a body count, and it keeps piling up.

Well This Is Awkward

Here is a photo, courtesy of journalist Steve Clemons, of Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren—colleagues, apparently friends, and currently rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination—sitting one row away from each other on a flight to Miami.

This Will Keep Happening This Will Keep Happening

It finally happened: our unstable olive loaf brain of a president nearly got us into a full-blown war with Iran at the behest of the hardline Islamophobes in both his real administration—John Bolton, Mike Pompeo, and so on—and his fake administration, the war-mongering clowns he watches on Fox News every day.

You'd Better Go on Steny Hoyer's AIPAC-Sponsored Trip to Israel or ELSE You'd Better Go on Steny Hoyer's AIPAC-Sponsored Trip to Israel or ELSE

A few months ago, we were forced to endure a long, miserable, national conversation where a bunch of people pretended that the pro-Israel lobby group AIPAC had no influence on American politics. A new Intercept story sheds some light on just how untrue that is.

How Delaware Explains What's Wrong With Joe Biden How Delaware Explains What's Wrong With Joe Biden

On Tuesday, Joe Biden once again fondly recounted his warm working relationship with a white supremacist responsible for some of the fiercest opposition to the Civil Rights Movement. Biden waxed poetic about former Mississippi Sen. James Eastland for calling him “son” and then hit with this line: “At least there was…

Mayor Pete Is Really Screwing Up In His Day Job Mayor Pete Is Really Screwing Up In His Day Job

The rise of South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has been one of the bigger surprises of the still-nascent Democratic primary. But running as a mayor—rather than a member of Congress, or a governor, or mysterious drifter—has its own unique set of challenges, as Buttigieg is quickly finding out.

The Most Cursed Senate Primary of All Time Is a Real Possibility The Most Cursed Senate Primary of All Time Is a Real Possibility

Folks, we are getting one step closer to the most awful U.S. Senate primary I could ever dream up becoming a reality: racist, homophobic, crypto-Nazi former Attorney General Jeff Sessions versus racist, homophobic alleged pedophile Roy Moore.

Mitch McConnell on Reparations Is Somehow Even Worse Than You Could Imagine Mitch McConnell on Reparations Is Somehow Even Worse Than You Could Imagine

Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on a bill to create a commission to study reparations. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was asked his opinion on reparations today, and it should surprise no one that he doesn’t take too kindly to it.

Joe Biden Is Reportedly Trying to Woo Lots of Republican Donors Joe Biden Is Reportedly Trying to Woo Lots of Republican Donors

This campaign season has already been so long that it’s sort of hard to believe we still haven’t even hit the first round of Democratic presidential debates. If you believe the word of New York supermarket magnate and top Republican donor John Catsimatidis, current frontrunner and former Vice President Joe Biden is…

2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care 2020 Democrats Want Labor to Know They Care

It took several decades and one final, disastrous election for Democrats to acknowledge they had taken union support for granted. Many of them appear to be betting on not making the same mistake again.

Trump Completely Undermines His Own Government's Case for War With Iran Trump Completely Undermines His Own Government's Case for War With Iran

You know how everyone in the Trump administration, a bunch of hawks in Congress, and the nitwits on Fox News are trying to set the stage for war with Iran over the country’s alleged attacks on Norwegian- and Japanese-owned oil tankers, a dispute in which both Japan and Norway have been reluctant to involve themselves?

This Is Wildly Racist Even for Tucker Carlson This Is Wildly Racist Even for Tucker Carlson

Tucker Carlson’s commitment to white nationalism has never really been in question, but in case you needed a refresher, he and a guest took a dive on Monday into the supposedly horrifying scenario where migrants from Central Africa “flood” into the United States from the Southern border.

Dems Stunned That Nobody Cares About All Their Doomed Bills Dems Stunned That Nobody Cares About All Their Doomed Bills

The Democratic House majority has passed a slew of bills so far this year, including some good ones that would expand voting rights, LGBTQ protections, and offer a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as kids.

A law firm representing Sandy Hook families has contacted the FBI after finding child porn in files Jones turned over, the Connecticut Post reported on Monday. Jones alleges he’s being framed, saying on Friday that he was sent malware which embedded child porn on the InfoWars servers.

The Myth of Corporate Allyship The Myth of Corporate Allyship

Last month, we saw a bunch of companies from Hollywood, the perceived heart of liberal culture, vacillate on whether to stop filming in Georgia after the state passed an extremely restrictive abortion law. Now, we have the familiar sight of corporations who donate to reactionary, anti-LGBTQ causes co-opting Pride.…

Save Us From 'Centrist' Democrats Spouting Mindless Clichés About Impeachment Save Us From 'Centrist' Democrats Spouting Mindless Clichés About Impeachment

One of the recurring themes in the many “will they or won’t they” impeachment intrigue stories about Nancy Pelosi and the House Democrats is the idea that Pelosi is protecting members in swing districts, particularly freshmen, from making a tough vote. The New York Times published a story on Sunday focusing on these…

Cheeses, Ranked Cheeses, Ranked

These are all the cheeses we could remember, ranked.

GQ and How Not to Talk About Men’s Bodies GQ and How Not to Talk About Men’s Bodies

There’s not a moment in my life that I can remember, even going back to when I was a kid, where I wasn’t a fat guy. I was a fat guy when I was a kid playing video games for hours on end, and I was a fat guy when I played organized sports all throughout my childhood and through high school.

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