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Poll: 61 Percent of Democrats Say Republicans Are ‘Racist,’ ‘Bigoted,’ ‘Sexist’

A majority of Democrats — 61 percent — describe Republicans as “racist, “bigoted,” and “sexist,” according to a Monday-published poll commissioned by Axios. Thirty-one percent of Republicans describe Democrats the same way. The online poll surveyed 3,215 U.S. adults, and has a margin of error of three percentage points. Fifty-four percent of Democrats view Republicans as “ignorant,” with 49 percent of Republicans similarly viewing Democrats. Fifty percent of Republicans cast Democrats as “evil,” with 44 percent of Democrats doing the same with Republicans. Minorities of Democrats described Republicans as “fair”…

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Nancy Pelosi’s Mathematics Problem: Once and Potentially Future Speaker Struggles to Reach 218 Votes

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the top House Democrat and the only declared Democrat candidate for speaker, is reportedly having issues securing a majority of 218 votes in the new Congress that will be seated next year. That is the requisite number of members she needs to publicly cast votes for her on the Floor if she wants to regain the speaker’s gavel in the next Congress now that Democrats have retaken the House majority. Pelosi, who served as speaker before Democrats lost the House to Republicans in the 2010…

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Donald Trump Defends ‘Big Victory’ for Republicans in Midterm Elections

President Donald Trump defended his assertion that the results of the midterm elections were a “big victory” for Republicans. “To any of the pundits or talking heads that do not give us proper credit for this great Midterm Election, just remember two words – FAKE NEWS!” he wrote on Twitter. Despite losing Republican House seats, Trump said that his allies did very well overall. Republicans added to their majority in the Senate with two races still too close to call on Wednesday. “Those that worked with me in this incredible…

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WATCH: Nancy Pelosi Vows to Lead with ‘Transparency and Openness’ After Democrats Win House

After it was announced that Democrats would take back control of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi spoke out to congratulate her colleagues and commend the DNC chair. “Tomorrow will be a new day in America,” Pelosi affirmed as she thanked voters. “Remember this feeling, know the power to win.” “Today is more than about Democrats and Republicans,” Pelosi said. “It’s about restoring the Constitution and checks and balances to the Trump administration. It’s about stopping the GOP and Mitch McConnell’s assault on Medicare, Medicaid, Affordable Care Act,…

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Pelosi: Election About ‘Restoring’ Checks and Balances, What Dem Majority Means for Working Americans

While speaking on Election Night, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that the election is “about restoring the Constitution’s checks and balances” and “more than anything, it’s about what a new Democratic majority will mean in the lives of hard-working Americans.” Pelosi said, “Today is more than about Democrats and Republicans. It’s about restoring the Constitution’s checks and balances to the Trump administration. It’s about stopping the GOP and Mitch McConnell’s assault on Medicare, Medicaid, the Affordable Care Act, and the health care of 130 million Americans living with pre-existing medical…

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Connecticut ‘Sinkhole’ Democrats Vow Loyalty to Public Sector Unions

Democrat candidates in Connecticut partnered to pledge their loyalty to public labor unions Friday, vowing to continue the support that many say has been a large part of the economic downfall of the state. “We’re going to be fighting for you for the next four years,” said Democrat gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont at a get-out-the-vote effort, reported CT Mirror. “That I promise you —fighting for you for the next four years. That’s what we need to do.” Lamont, who is running against Republican Bob Stefanowski, joined with U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy…

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Poll: Immigration Is the Mobilizing Issue for GOP Voters in Midterm Elections

Immigration has now been the leading issue facing the nation for Republican and conservative voters for the past eight months, a new poll reveals. The latest Harvard/Harris Poll finds that for the eighth consecutive month, immigration is named as the number one priority in the country by Republicans, conservatives, and supporters of President Trump. A total of 51 percent of Republican voters say immigration is the most important issue in the country, while 52 percent of conservatives and 51 percent of Trump voters say the same. The poll reveals, again,…

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Donald Trump to Supporters: ‘We’re Tough as Hell But We’re Going to Stay Nice’

President Donald Trump urged his reporters to “stay nice,” unlike the “mob” of Democrats protesting his presidency. “Let’s stay being nice, right?” he said. “We’ll stay being nice because we are tough as hell, but we’re going to stay nice.” The president made his remarks during a political rally in Missouri on Thursday with Republican senate candidate Josh Hawley. He noted that the Democrats had “rigid ideology” and demanded “total conformity” in their opposition to his policies. “They’ve gone crazy, folks,” Trump said. “They’ve gone totally loco.” He said that Republicans could…

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6-in-9 Swing District Voters: Keep Migrant Caravan Out of the Country

Nearly 6-in-9 likely voters in swing districts across the United States say federal officials must keep a migrant caravan of at least 10,000 Central Americans out of the country. In a new poll by NumbersUSA, about 65 percent of likely voters in swing districts this election cycle say the migrant caravan headed to the U.S. to overwhelm the country’s asylum and immigration system needs to be kept out of the country. About 40 percent say “all of them” in the caravan should be stopped “from entering the country.” About 25 percent…

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PHOTOS: Democrat Women Go Nude to Protest GOP in ‘Grab Them by the Ballot’ Photo Shoot

Several Democrat women stripped to their skivvies for a photo shoot that is part of a campaign to urge people to vote against Republicans this election season. Ten women decided to pose nude with paper ballots covering their private areas in a Vermont studio on October 28 for a photo shoot called “Grab Them by the Ballot,” in the hopes they could convince people to cast their ballots for Democrats instead of Republicans this November. Dawn Robertson, 48, a Harvard Law School graduate and founder of a recruitment company, told the Daily…

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