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Atlanta steps up bid for Democratic convention: ‘We’re going to get the DNC’

Killeen Daily Herald 08 Feb 2023
“We’re going to get the DNC,” Dickens told a crowd at an Atlanta Press Club event, adding that he’s optimistic Biden will send word of his decision about the Democratic National Convention soon after Tuesday’s State of the Union address ... The mayor and other Democratic leaders press Biden and his inner circle on the city’s bid every chance they get.
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Gallagher won’t challenge Metzger for Ulster County executive

Daily Freeman 07 Feb 2023
... Democratic county executive a chance to do her job.” ... 17 Democratic convention at which the party selected its standard-bearer, Metzger garnered 64.4% of the party vote while Gallagher received 29.7% of the vote ... Democrats will hold a party convention on Feb.
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Roger Wagner, Constitutional Convention delegate from Nashua, dies at 80

Independent Record 07 Feb 2023
The bipartisanship of the convention still stands out to her as a time when people perhaps knew each other better, and rural Montanans would elect a Democrat who they knew from their community ... He also enjoyed attending the Montana Democrats annual Mansfield-Metcalf dinner and sharing his opinions and influence as a Constitutional Convention member.
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Jackie Calmes: On the debt-ceiling crisis, take it from moderate Republicans: Be afraid, be very afraid

The Marshall News Messenger 07 Feb 2023
Instead, Republicans set conditions for their votes — when a Democrat is in the White House. Conventional wisdom holds that we’ve seen this movie before, that once again the nation will go to the brink of default but not over the cliff, that cooler heads will prevail.
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Opinion: The State of the Union shouldn’t be self-care for presidents

The Los Angeles Times 07 Feb 2023
The speech is played out, exhausted. It needs a reboot ... Obama, as gifted an orator as the nation has seen in a long time, gave one conventional, shapeless State of the Union address after another ... In 2020, amid the worst of the pandemic, Democrats made a virtue of necessity and pared down their party’s convention, adding pre-recorded segments ... Rep.
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Biden's State of the Union speech will channel historian Jon Meacham's faith in the United States

Yahoo Daily News 07 Feb 2023
6 insurrection ... At the behest of the Biden campaign, he spoke at the 2020 Democratic National Convention ... To those who know him, the 53-year-old historian’s orotund voice can almost be discerned in Biden’s frequent invocations of a unique national destiny, a trope more indebted to conservative hero Ronald Reagan than to contemporary Democrats ... ....
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PATRICK LAWRENCE: The Press Reckoning on Russiagate

Consortium News 07 Feb 2023
It began with the generals, who were alarmed by Trump’s foreign policy platform and stood very visibly against it — open letters in the Times, speeches at the 2016 Democratic Convention in Philadelphia, and so on — all this in the name of national security ... Adam Schiff, the Hollywood Democrat, had taken up active roles in the ruse.
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Biden 2024? Most Democrats say no thank you: AP-NORC poll

The Associated Press 06 Feb 2023
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger wants his state to become an early presidential primary host — just not in 2024, as President Joe Biden and the Democratic Party are pushing ... That's decidedly harder than Atlanta's push to win the 2024 Democratic convention, a decision that will be made entirely within the party.
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Key Republican wants Ga. as early primary state — in 2028

Metro USA 06 Feb 2023
Raffensperger’s position highlights the Democrats’ challenge in reordering their nominating calendar to elevate racially diverse electorates and de-emphasize Iowa and New Hampshire ... That’s decidedly harder than Atlanta’s push to win the 2024 Democratic convention, a decision that will be made entirely within the party.
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On the debt-ceiling crisis, be afraid

The Bryan Eagle 06 Feb 2023
Instead, Republicans set conditions for their votes — when a Democrat is in the White House. Conventional wisdom holds that we’ve seen this movie before, that once again the nation will go to the brink of default but not over the cliff, that cooler heads will prevail.
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'This is evil': Sam Smith's Satan-inspired Grammy's performance sparks outrage among conservatives, as Ted Cruz ...

The Daily Mail 06 Feb 2023
Sam Smith sparked fury among conservatives last night after they lit up the Grammy's stage with a Satan-inspired rendition of the hit-song 'Unholy' ... 'This... In follow-up posts, the GOP politician took the opportunity to take shots at embattled President Joe Biden and the Democratic party, where joked the act was a 'preview of the DNC Convention.' ... .
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She was reported to the police for spraying invasive lanternflies. Now she's been honored by Yale.

York News-Times 06 Feb 2023
Aaron Henry, chair of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party delegation, reading from a document while seated before the Credentials Committee at the 1964 Democratic National Convention, Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Aug ... Barbara Jordan delivers keynote address at Democratic National Convention.
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A Progressive Perspective: An Update on Hughes vs. Benson Race

The Trentonian 06 Feb 2023
On Monday Night Football in the 70s and 80s, the broadcast team was Frank Gifford, Howard Cosell, and “DandyDon Meredith ... I’ve written previously that Hughes’ chances of defeating Benson at the upcoming March 5th Democratic Endorsement Convention were slim and he faced an uphill battle to defeat Benson off the party line in a primary ... “Ms ... ....
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Israel's Right lied about the court, lust for despotic rule - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 06 Feb 2023
The mistake of the Center-Left, similar to liberals all over the world, is to politely engage in populist gaslighting ... (credit ... This is a situation that is widely codified in international law, which is hard to enforce but taken seriously by the democratic world. Its basis is the 1949 Geneva Conventions, regulated by the UN Charter ... .
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Democrats deliver blow to Iowa and New Hampshire

Raw Story 05 Feb 2023
Democratic National Committee chair Jamie Harrison speaks before introducing U.S ... Iowa Democrats react ... The DNC’s Rules and Bylaws Committee approved sanctions on states holding contests outside of the DNC’s approved calendar, cutting half of the state’s delegates to the 2024 Democratic National Convention.

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