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  • Blue State Blues: Trump Has the Saudis Where He Wants Them

    President Donald Trump has endured blistering criticism from the media and from his political opponents in both parties over his statement earlier this week expressing support for Saudi Arabia, even in the wake of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), a veteran and war critic, even called Trump “Saudi Arabia’s bitch.” In fact, the situation is exactly the reverse, and Gabbard should be praising Trump for advancing the cause of peace. Trump now has the Saudis exactly where he...

  • Blue State Blues: Donald Trump's Bipartisan To-do List

    The First Step Act could be the beginning of a joint effort to address challenges that have ready solutions but that, because of their political difficulty, need bipartisan support to pass.

  • You can't explain our politics by talking about 'red states' and 'blue states'

    For the last eighteen years of politics, ever since the presidential election of 2000, a “red state” vs. “blue state” framework has defined how Americans talk about politics. And the “red” vs. “blue” divide hangs ever present, driving countless headlines emerging from last weeks’ midterm elections. “Red states get redder, blue states get bluer,” read the headline affixed to E.J. Dionne’s latest at the Washington Post. “The red parts got redder and the blue parts bluer in a midterm election that...

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