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Trump Should Remember Lincoln When Thinking About Immigration

Michael Lucchese

Right-wing media exploded earlier this month when President Trump appeared to have made a deal with congressional Democrats to enshrine the legal status of certain classes of undocumented aliens living in the United States.

Iowa representative Steve King tweeted that the President’s “base is blown up, destroyed, irreparable, and disillusioned beyond repair.” Many on the right are furiously arguing this is the worst moment of the Trump administration thus far.

On the contrary, if this deal truly explodes the President’s base, this could be one of the most shining moments of these early months of the Trump Presidency. Continue reading “Trump Should Remember Lincoln When Thinking About Immigration”

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The Lost Left

Hayden Couvillion

Over the past two weeks the politics of the center-left have come back into focus. First with the release of the new media platform, Verrit, followed quickly thereafter with the leaked excerpts of Hillary Clinton’s new book, What Happened.

Each of these events on their own are one-off stories of a disgruntled member of the political class, yet together they form a fuller picture of an unsure Democratic party clinging to a message that failed to resonate with voters. Continue reading “The Lost Left”

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