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Convention News — Raging Against The Machine

Following months of preparation, two of Rhode Island’s more progressive politicos — Rep. Aaron Regunberg (D-Providence) and former Rep. David Segal (D-Providence)* — have been taking an active role this week in shaping the future of the Democratic party. Edward Fitzpatrick writes about Regunberg’s efforts on the Rules Committee to eliminate the much maligned superdelegate

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Obama Talking Point Three — Prosperity And Growth

If you want a robust economy, and a job, put a Democrat in the White House. Some facts from Uncle Bill. You see, we believe that “we’re all in this together” is a far better philosophy than “you’re on your own.” (Cheers, applause.) It is. So who’s right? (Cheers.) Well, since 1961, for 52 years

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Obama Talking Point Number Two — Medicare

Let’s get back to President Obama’s ‘Secretary of Explaining Stuff.’ Romney and Ryan have repeatedly accused the President of robbing Medicare of $716 billion. Here’s how President Clinton framed the response at the DNC convention in Charlotte. Here’s what really happened. There were no cuts to benefits at all. None. What the president did was

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