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Former Illinois Congressman Lane Evans is the subject of a new biography. Devin Hansen of Rock Island says it took eight years, plus two years to find a publisher, to finally release “Guts: The Lane Evans Story.” Herb Trix reports.
MOLINE, Illinois – It’s a full-fledged battle between the White House and the Democrats in the House.
President Donald Trump called the Impeachment Inquiry launched by House Democrats a “kangaroo court” preventing House Committees from receiving testimony from key officials involved in the Administration’s dealings with Ukraine.
Storytime with Stephanie Taylor, author of "I Can Change Everything" New Dominion Bookshop, Charlottesville, VA. Saturday, November 02 from 11:00am to 12:00pm. The Saturday before Election Day, join us for a special Storytime with Stephanie Taylor, who will be reading...
A political book offers a history of the populist left in America from 1988 to the present.
Newly elected Democrats in the House of Representatives spent June 27 with the sinking feeling that it was happening again: Their party was going to cave to President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on a viscerally emotional issue.
It took less than a century for the Party of FDR to become the Party of Fear Itself. Democrats once earned decades of good will simply by being brave — in launching they-said-it-couldn’t-be-done programs to fight the Great Depression and then fighting off an actual Axis of Evil in World War II.
What happened to progressives in politics? Cenk Uygur and Ryan Grim, hosts of The Conversation, break it down.
Ryan Grim describes how Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senator Dianne Feinstein resisted activist pressure to escalate the fight against Kavanaugh
When Democrats retook the House in the 2018 midterms, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer hailed it as a triumph of Democratic strategy. “Having a Democratic House puts our caucus in a much better position when it comes to both holding the president accountable and getting things done,” Schumer, who lost three Democratic seats in his own chamber, told Politico. “As in the last two years, the secret to our success will be unity.”
Democracy Now!: Democratic Divide: Ryan Grim on the New Progressives in the Party at Odds with the Establishment
As the 2020 election heats up and calls for President Trump’s impeachment continue, we look at the deepening divide within the Democratic Party with Ryan Grim, Washington, D.C., bureau chief for The Intercept. He is the author of the new book “We’ve Got People: From Jesse Jackson to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the End of Big Money and the Rise of a Movement.”