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House Republicans claim an annual salary of $450,000 is middle class
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That's rich! Republicans suddenly believe that one percenters are barely struggling to be in the middle class, party officials revealed. On Thursday, House Republicans issued a fact sheet about their new tax cut plan that referred to Americans earning $45 ...[Read more]
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Bernie Sanders warns of international oligarchy after Paradise Papers leak
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Bernie Sanders has warned that the world is rapidly becoming an “international oligarchy” controlled by a tiny number of billionaires, highlighted by the revelations in the Paradise Papers. In a statement to the Guardian in the wake of the massive lea ...[Read more]
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Clinton Campaign Had Additional Signed Agreement With DNC In 2015
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NPR has learned that Hillary Clinton's campaign had an agreement, separate from one also signed by Bernie Sanders' campaign, providing control over party decisions in exchange for relieving DNC debt. ...[Read more]
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Four Viral Claims Spread by Journalists on Twitter in the Last Week Alone That are False
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Just in the last week alone, there have been four major factually false claims that have gone viral because journalists on Twitter endorsed and spread them: three about the controversy involving Donna Brazile and the DNC, and one about documents and email ...[Read more]
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Angela Davis: ‘Democratic Party Is Just as Linked to the Corporate Capitalist Structure as the Republican Party’
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Previously on The Root, we reported on scholar and freedom fighter Angela Davis' recent comments about the 2016 presidential election and the ensuing social media controversy that followed. ...[Read more]
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Sanders campaign slams Clinton-DNC fundraising agreement
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Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign on Monday accused Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign of possibly violating campaign finance laws through its joint fundraising agreement with the Democratic National Committee. Brad Deuts ...[Read more]
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Elizabeth Warren: Democratic Party Primary was Rigged
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) says she agrees with Donna Brazile's claim that the Democratic primary was rigged against Bernie Sanders by Hillary ...[Read more]
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Donna Brazile Confesses that DNC Rigged Primaries
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On November 2, Donna Brazile published an excerpt from her upcoming book, “Hacks,” in Politico. In the passage, Brazile outlines how she first discovered the joint fundraising agreement between Hillary Clinton's campaign and the DNC that created the H ...[Read more]
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Inside Hillary Clinton’s Secret Takeover of the DNC
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I would get to the bottom of whether Hillary Clinton’s team had rigged the nomination process, as a cache of emails stolen by Russian hackers and posted online had suggested. I’d had my suspicions from the moment I walked in the door of the DNC a mont ...[Read more]
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Top Trump Pollster: No Question Bernie Sanders Would Have Won
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At a Harvard University Institute of Politics event on Monday, Tony Fabrizio—the chief pollster of Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign—argued there is "no question" that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) would have defeated Trump in the general electi ...[Read more]
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Medicare for All isn’t just about expanding health coverage. It’s about expanding freedom
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In US landscape, enacting a single-payer system would be one of the most liberating policy advances the US has seen in decades. While other types of incremental health reforms (including Obamacare) claim to move toward universality and affordability, only ...[Read more]
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