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Politico Magazine: When Is It OK for Democrats to Work With Trump? A Handy Guide

“In all likelihood, Democrats are going to have to pick their spots. But when is it OK to cooperate with someone who is viewed by most Democrats as the personification of bigotry and a tool of Vladimir Putin? Here is a handy guide for acceptable bipartisanship in Trump’s tempestuous Washington…”

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Politico Magazine: Memo to Ivanka: Flex Your West Wing Mojo

“If you have something to say about your dad’s environmental agenda, his budget priorities and his treatment of women and minorities, say it in front of a microphone, rally support from the public, increase your leverage and force his hand. Whispering in his ear doesn’t work…”

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Politico Magazine: The CBO’s Message to the GOP: You Don’t Have To Do This

“…the CBO says, relax. ‘The market for insurance purchased individually … would probably be stable in most areas under either current law or the legislation.’ In other words, action is a choice…”

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Real Clear Politics: Republicans Will Regret Trashing CBO on Health Bill

“…With all indications pointing to a bad score, Republican leaders are waging a campaign to discredit the CBO. Considering that the Republican Party has long claimed the mantle of fiscal responsibility, the CBO may not be the entity that ends up being discredited…”

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Politico Magazine: The Resistance Will Be … Underwritten By Corporations

“To maximize resistance to Donald Trump, Democrats need to win as many 2018 midterm election races as possible. And they can’t do it on $27 checks alone…”

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Politico Magazine: The Serious Case for Oprah 2020

“If Trump’s election has taught us anything, it’s that voters do treat celebrity and wealth as proof of accomplishment and credibility … But Democrats should be wary of trying to replicate the Trump fluke and thinking that the right celebrity is a shortcut to solving all that ails the party…”

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Politico Magazine: Democrats Should Not Fear the Nuclear Option

“If the operating assumption is that waging a filibuster means losing the filibuster, then the filibuster is already lost…”

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Politico Magazine: 6 Ways Not to Resist Donald Trump

“…before the progressive movement declares that it has a fully assembled Tea Party of its own, poised to neutralize Trump and take back Congress in 2018, it should pause and think hard about how best to build on this weekend’s success and how to avoid potential pitfalls…”

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The New Republic: Don’t Watch Donald Trump’s Inauguration

“A mass refusal to watch Trump on TV will deprive him of big ratings, which he routinely uses to create a false impression of widespread popularity…”

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Politico Magazine: No, Obama Probably Wouldn’t Have Beaten Trump

“…the Electoral College majority recoiled not only from her, but also from Obama’s implementation of his multicultural vision. Trump was able to flip six states Obama won in 2012, driving up white turnout while many of the minorities Clinton needed stayed home…”

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