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Want politics to be more civil? Host a potluck through Voting Block - NorthJersey.com


Want politics to be more civil? Host a potluck through Voting Block
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Voting Block – a collaboration of newsrooms serving New Jersey, including The Record and NorthJersey.com – is working to bridge these political fissures and support more civil civic dialogue. As part of that effort, we're organizing “ Political Potlucks ...

Esai Morales Threatens Election Fraud Complaint If “Petty Politics” Continue At SAG-AFTRA - Deadline


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Esai Morales Threatens Election Fraud Complaint If “Petty Politics” Continue At SAG-AFTRA
Deadline
Esai Morales is on a mission. He's running for president of SAG-AFTRA, but more importantly, he says, he's on a crusade to change the union's culture. The union's current leaders, he says, have put their own “petty partisan politics over the needs of ...

Why Trump may be refocusing racial politics on Confederate memorials - Washington Post


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Why Trump may be refocusing racial politics on Confederate memorials
Washington Post
For six days, President Trump has been trying to figure out where the solid ground lies after the violent protests in Charlottesville on Saturday. His political and personal instinct has been to align with those who were in Charlottesville to oppose ...
Virginia's Confederate history also bubbling up in governor race CNN
Virginia Campaign Shaping Up as a Referendum on Confederate Monuments NBCNews.com
Trump 'Sad' Over Removal of 'Our Beautiful Statues' New York Times

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Rahm Emanuel: Trump administration is 'playing politics' with law enforcement - CNN


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Rahm Emanuel: Trump administration is 'playing politics' with law enforcement
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(CNN) Just hours after Attorney General Jeff Sessions criticized Chicago and its leaders for "lawless" sanctuary city policies, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel fired back, saying the administration is "playing politics" to promote its law enforcement policies.

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Michael Barone: What identity politics hath wrought - Washington Examiner


Washington Examiner

Michael Barone: What identity politics hath wrought
Washington Examiner
As he pointed out, this political violence — identity politics violence is a more precise term — began well before Saturday's horrifying events in Charlottesville, Va., and before the election of Donald Trump. Examples include the June 2015 murder by ...

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Steve Bannon Called 'American Prospect' To Talk About Politics - NPR


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Steve Bannon Called 'American Prospect' To Talk About Politics
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He says - kind of revealing his hand when it comes to his political strategy. "The Democrats," he said, "the longer they talk about identity politics, I got them. I want them to talk about racism every day." So clearly, he sees this as part of the ...
Report: Bannon calls white supremacists 'a collection of clowns' CNN International
Bannon calls far right 'clowns,' says enemies are 'wetting themselves,' in rare interview Fox News

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Trump isolated as US military, business and political leaders condemn racism - CNN


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Trump isolated as US military, business and political leaders condemn racism
CNN
(CNN) US President Donald Trump found himself more isolated than at any point in his presidency on Thursday, cast aside by business allies, condemned by prominent Republicans and the subject of a rare, if coded rebuke from two living predecessors.
Trump Isolation Grows as CEOs, Republicans Pull Away RealClearPolitics
Trump's Embrace of Racially Charged Past Puts Republicans in Crisis New York Times
Poll: 40 Percent Now Support Trump Impeachment NBCNews.com

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People who get Medicaid are made to feel powerless. That pushes them out of politics and toward fatalism. - Washington Post


People who get Medicaid are made to feel powerless. That pushes them out of politics and toward fatalism.
Washington Post
I began the project to figure out why people enrolled in Medicaid tend to participate in politics at low rates, even after we've accounted for other disadvantages like poverty and ill health. Previous research has found that recent Medicaid expansions ...

CEOs Long Avoided Politics. Trump Is Changing the Calculus. - New York Times


CEOs Long Avoided Politics. Trump Is Changing the Calculus.
New York Times
“Chief executives don't have the luxury of ventilating their personal political opinions, whatever they might be,” Mr. Elson said. “They shouldn't let their personal views influence their business decisions. If they really feel strongly about something ...

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Is Trump's Response To Charlottesville Really About Politics? - FiveThirtyEight


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Is Trump's Response To Charlottesville Really About Politics?
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micah (Micah Cohen, politics editor): Welcome, all. Today I want to talk about President Trump's continued insistence on treating the violence in Charlottesville — where white nationalists, neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan held a march, and a suspected ...
Trump defiant after outburst and GOP picks up pieces CNN
The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: 'Racism Is Evil' - The Atlantic The Atlantic
What the “Alt-Left” Trump Despises Was Actually Doing in Charlottesville Last Weekend Slate Magazine
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