Vice President Joe Biden is making all the right moves: consulting with his family, talking to his boss, checking in with major bundlers and seeing how loyal his staff and supporters are. The advice he will receive will be ever so jaded by self-interest. And his yes men will build a rationale for running that virtually guarantees victory. So, having gone “all in” for Hillary Clinton, h...

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August 21, 2015 Dear Secretary Clinton: Your Invisibles have vanished from the radar screens. In 2008, those (mostly) working class Democrats produced 50.3% of your total vote in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada. In a multi-candidate race where you collected 379,900 votes out of the 1.16 million Democrats who turned out, your Invisibles provided 191,000 votes or half your total vote....

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Back in 1879, Teddy Roosevelt climbed Mount Katahdin with two local woodsmen. He carried a 45 pound pack, lost one of his boots crossing a stream, and reached its summit wearing moccasins. In his diary, the 20-year old Roosevelt wrote “I can endure fatigue and hardship pretty nearly as well as these lumbermen.” Roosevelt, then a junior at Harvard, had spent his previous summers camping, canoei...

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The UCubed Survey targeted working class Democrats in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada. It is the first poll that focuses solely on infrequent Democratic primary voters who do not have a college degree — the quintessential definition of a working class Democrat. Its findings contradict the current national narrative about the contest for the Democratic nomination for President ...

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UCubed’s one-third of a million Facebook likes have produced 8.2 million engaged users and pushed our total reach to 105.1 million so far this year. Thanks for liking, sharing and commenting on our content.

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The Democratic Party of Maine wants to rename its annual fundraising dinner. It’s concerned that Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson no longer reflect “our values.” Jefferson wrote our Declaration of Independence, argued forcefully for the concept of separation of church and state, supported the adoption of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, concluded the Louisiana Purchase...

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Nine former or current Republican governors are running for president. Bet you can’t name all nine! Don’t worry. Their names are not important — most will be footnotes by February 2016. But what they did as governor is important. They robbed from the working class to make the wealthiest corporations in America even more profitable. And they did so under cover of law. The dirtiest little secr...

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Just as Donald Trump self-destructs, John Kasich enters the race. His timing could not be worse. One buffoon sticks his foot in his mouth once too often and another takes his place. Politico’s headline story this morning is all about John Kasich’s anger management issues. It cites, on the record, a half dozen Republicans describing his lack of self-control, his fiery temper, and his penchant f...

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China’s investors have lost $3.2 trillion in the last 26 days. As financial haircuts go, that’s a mass beheading. By contrast, Greece is about to default $263 billion in loans by failing to make a $3.8 billion payment to the European Central Bank. China’s stock crash is, literally and figuratively, a thousand times more serious than Greece’s failure to make a loan payment. China is...

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Listed below are 30 planks from the Democratic Socialists’ platform. These are ideas socialists have debated and dissected with dialectical intensity and promoted with the zeal of absolute certainty. Most Democrats would dismiss the planks below as the ravings of a lunatic fringe. And yet, that fringe now wants to determine the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee, rewrite the Democratic Pa...

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