I was wondering when this would come up. As a lot of us remember, John McCain was very close to leaving the Republican party in 2001 and becoming either a Democrat or, much more likely, an independent a la Jim Jeffords who would caucus with the Democrats. The Hill gives the story another shake and talks to folks like Daschle and others who were in on the negotiations.
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On Wednesday I noted how critical it is that Democrats go on offense to protect democracy in this country. This…
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As the end of 2020 approaches, TPM is celebrating its 20th anniversary. And, in honor of that, we’re doing something…
|November 25, 2020 2:05 p.m.
President Trump has been laying the groundwork for years at this point. Even if he had won the election, he’d…