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Sparks family fears ACA repeal without replacement: Sarah Mahler

By Sarah Mahler, Progressive Democrats of America, Reno Chapter - Special to the RGJ  The very thought of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with nothing to replace it is a chilling prospect for many Americans.  For many Nevadans, it’s also personal.   No one is...

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Ellison holds edge in DNC race survey

By Ben Kamisar and Owen Eagan - The Hill As Democrats head to Atlanta this weekend to vote on their party’s next chair, the race to lead the Democratic National Committee chair is coming down to its two leading candidates. Rep. Keith Ellison (Minn.) has the edge over...

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Bill de Blasio: Why I’m supporting Keith Ellison for DNC chair

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) speaks during a news conference Feb. 1. (Alex Wong/Getty Images) By Bill de Blasio - The Washington Post Bill de Blasio is mayor of New York. Like many Democrats, I’ve spent a lot of time since Nov. 8 wondering what went wrong. Though...

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Retro is cool but not when it comes to national policies!

By Donna Smith, Executive Director - Progressive Democrats of America Healthcare In America's Donna Smith talks about "repeal and no replace". AND constituents are keeping the pressure on elected officials as town hall meetings spread across America. Donna Smith is a...

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My country was destroyed

By Tima Kurdi | MEDIUM.COM The story below is from Tima Kurdi, whose sister-in-law and two nephews drowned en route to Greece on their way to seek refuge from the Syrian war. I am the aunt of Alan Kurdi, the Syrian boy who tragically drowned September 2, 2015. The...

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The Democratic Party Needs Keith Ellison

Getty image By Richard Trumka President, AFL-CIO and María Elena Durazo Vice Chair, Democratic National Committee; General Vice President, UNITE HERE | Huffington Post The American people have faced stagnant wages and rising inequality for decades. Many Americans...

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