Health Care Overhaul Unpopular in Suburban Districts

MO Dem dodges on Medicare for All after urging elimination of private insurance

A Democratic congressional candidate has backpedaled from her support of Medicare for All since launching her campaign, reflecting the proposal's political toxicity in swing districts that could determine the House majority in 2020.

Beacon Extra 1/23/20

Gabbard goes full Nasty Woman on Hillary and Davos billionaires lose faith in capitalism

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Nadler’s Folly

Column: Impeachment's target audience isn't moderate Republicans. It's left-wing Democrats

Rep. Jerry NadlerJerry Nadler must have missed the day in law school where they teach you about persuasion. The House Democrat made a critical error early in the trial of President Trump. He didn't just say that Republican senators, who voted to begin the proceedings without calling witnesses, were part of a cover up. He said they had committed treason: "So far, I'm sad to say, I see a lot of senators voting for a coverup. Voting to deny witnesses and obviously a treacherous vote. A vote against honest consideration of the evidence against the president. A vote against an honest trial. A vote against the United States."

Elizabeth Warren Should Do The Right Thing and Drop Out Now

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) is probably right that a female candidate doesn't stand a chance of beating President Donald J. Trump in the general election. That doesn't mean a woman can't win the Democratic primary. In fact, for all intents and purposes, a woman has already won the contest, and her name isn't Elizabeth Warren.

Adam Schiff Dazzles the Press

Mainstream media and liberal commentators said that Rep. Adam Schiff (D., Calif.) would be remembered for "generations to come" and was "dazzling," "masterful," "very, very good," "very, very powerful," "awfully impressive," "expert," "brilliant," "absolutely brilliant," and "virtuoso" in his opening statement for President Donald Trump's impeachment trial.

Chinese Propaganda Organ Defies Feds

Rep. Banks asks Justice Department to investigate media org

A Republican congressman is asking the Justice Department to investigate a Chinese propaganda organ that has defied a federal order to register as a foreign agent.