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Stop Blaming Dysfunction on "Both Sides"

3 years agoUS Politics / Liberal : Tapped

For years, liberals have argued that polarization his little to do with the Democratic Party—which they see as largely centrist—and everything to do with a Republican Party, which has moved far to the right since the 1970s. Recent research from political scientists Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal, who have measured polarization and ideological shifts in Congress, confirms that theory.
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Poll: Green Party Pull Two Points Ahead of Liberal Democrats

Politics / US Politics : Big Government (3 days ago)

The Green party has polled two points ahead of the Liberal Democrats in a national poll on general election voting intentions. The latest YouGov poll for The Sun puts the Green party on 8 percent, and the Liberal Democrats on 6 perc... Read Post

A House Divided

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (2 years ago)

Ambers largely blames political polarization in the House on redistricting: [U]ltimately, both the Democratic and Republican parties are responsible for the strategy that has so polarized this chamber of Congress in the first place.... Read Post

Elizabeth Warren: An Honest and Courageous Woman in a Cowardly and Centrist Democratic Party

Politics / US Politics : Huffington Post: Politics Blog (3 days ago)

What does the Democratic Party stand for nowadays? We're the Anti-war Party, right? Okay, stop laughing. We're a foil to the corporatists in the GOP, correct? We'll stand up for the middle class and ensure that the same people who c... Read Post


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