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Paul Manafort's Role in the Republicans' Notorious 'Southern Strategy'

Sue Sturgis Facing South
After getting his start in Republican presidential politics working for President Gerald Ford, former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort (right) went on to work for the Reagan campaign where he deployed the so-called "Southern Strategy" of building white support for the GOP through dog-whistle appeals to racism against African Americans.

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Law & Oranger

Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation is circling closer to the Oval Office. As the investigation progresses, we will see Trump throw more people under the bus.

A Dizzying Week of Trump-Russia Revelations

Ryan Lizza The New Yorker
This week’s disclosures moved the theorizing about Trump and Russia one step closer to becoming a politically devastating blow to Trump’s Presidency.

Mueller Is Following the Money

Mark Sumner Daily Kos
There is an increasing sense of desperation in the White House, which is related directly to the fact that Mueller is looking into things that start with a dollar sign.

Tell the Truth and Shame the Devil

Michael Winship
A political party cannot investigate itself. And clearly, Chairman Nunes no longer has the credibility to run the House investigation.
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