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We’ve reached an inflection point on the gun debate, with Republicans openly talking about passing laws to limit people’s access. That doesn’t mean that will happen. There’s only one person who can push the party to support gun-control laws, and it’s President Trump.

And as the mass shootings in El …
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It took a shooter all of 32 seconds to spray 41 rounds outside a popular bar in Dayton, Ohio, this month, an attack that killed nine people and injured 27. A lightning-fast response from nearby officers prevented a far higher toll: When police shot him dead, the killer still had dozens of bullets …
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Which right-wing pundits got angriest about the New York Times’ history-of-slavery project?
Newt Gingrich. Paul Morigi/Getty ImagesOver the weekend, The New York Times rolled out the printed version of The 1619 Project, a sprawling …
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How Trump Is Reshaping American Opinion - The Atlantic
The president is reshaping Americans' political views, just not the way he intended.

One of the most enduring descriptions of presidential power comes from Teddy Roosevelt, whose description of the office as a “bully pulpit” reflected his conclusion that its true worth was not its constitutional …
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20 hours ago by curiousstranger
The real GOP
One of the most persistent myths in politics is that Trump is an aberration for the Republican party. According to this theory, most Republicans — …
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21 hours ago by curiousstranger
Momofuku’s Secret Sauce: A 30-Year-Old C.E.O. - The New York Times
In the kitchen at Bar Wayo, Ms. Mariscal tested new dishes from Fuku, the company’s fast-casual fried chicken chain.

In the kitchen at Bar Wayo, Ms. Mariscal tested new dishes from Fuku, the company’s fast-casual fried chicken chain.

Bar Wayo, like all the other Momofuku restaurants, has an open …
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Colorado commission votes 8-1 to adopt zero-emissions vehicle mandate after three-day hearing – The Colorado Sun
Colorado’s Air Quality Control Commission voted to approve the state’s adoption of the zero-emissions vehicle mandate on Friday morning after a …
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Opinion | How an Online Mob Created a Playbook for a Culture War - The New York Times
The powerful lesson of a 5-year-old harassment campaign: How to wage a post-truth information war.
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2 days ago by curiousstranger
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With pressure mounting on him and some other Democrats to switch from their languishing presidential campaigns to key Senate races — and with one of them, John Hickenlooper, potentially giving in to the pressure — Beto O’Rourke on Thursday explained why he’s not following suit.

“There have even been …
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Have Democrats Forgotten How to Do Oversight?
Some advice from old pros on how—and why—to go after the myriad misdeeds of Trumpworld

August has arrived, and not a moment too soon for the Democrats …
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2 days ago by curiousstranger
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The Post reports that there is no Trump administration plan in the event of a recession: "Trump has a somewhat conspiratorial view, telling some confidants that he distrusts statistics he sees reported in the news media and that he suspects many economists and other forecasters are presenting …
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3 days ago by curiousstranger
Mind your MANRS: Internet Society names and shames network operators that bungle their routing security • The Register
The Internet Society has stepped up its long-running effort to improve routing security with a new online stats engine.

The MANRS Observatory – named …
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4 days ago by curiousstranger
America's Mass Shooting Epidemic Is the Result of Republican Minority Rule | GQ
A clear majority of Americans and Democrats support stricter gun control—the GOP has been blocking it for decades, and the results have been murderous.

Over this past weekend, America experienced yet another double-header mass shooting, with a total of 29 dead and 53 injured.

On Saturday in El Paso, …
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Washington Post - O'Rourke says running for Senate "would... | Facebook
O'Rourke says running for Senate "would not be good enough" for El Paso.

This is exactly the kind of attitude that has Democrats in the spot they are.
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4 days ago by curiousstranger
John Hickenlooper to end his 2020 presidential campaign
John Hickenlooper, the beer entrepreneur turned politician who touted a talent for “bringing people together” to heal a divided country, will end his …
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5 days ago by curiousstranger
Edgewater Public Market Aims for Early Autumn Opening | Westword
The municipality of Edgewater takes up less than a square mile of land just west of Sloan's Lake, completely surrounded by Denver, Wheat Ridge and …
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5 days ago by curiousstranger
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There are lots and lots of high-profile Democrats running for president; there are not many high-profile Democrats running for Senate. And the pressure to change that is becoming more overt, as a party hopeful of winning back the presidency in 2020 confronts difficult math when it comes to also …
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5 days ago by curiousstranger
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For the first time in 20 years, Democrats are entirely on the offensive in state legislative battles just before a redistricting cycle — and just in the nick of time for the future of their party.

This is the last election cycle before redistricting could lock them out of power in key states for …
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Trump Officials Send Mixed Signals On Citizenship And Apportionment After Census : NPR
Recent statements by Census Bureau and Justice Department officials have raised the question of whether the Trump administration plans to diverge from more than two centuries of precedent in how the country's congressional seats and Electoral College votes are divvied up.

Since the first U.S. census …
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When my airplane dipped beneath the clouds, I could finally see the earth: interminable horizon, crisscrossing bands of interstate, the cities of the plains, home to more than 7 million souls. Landing in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex feels like drifting down to reality; if everything is bigger in …
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