Biden, Eastland and rejecting the cult of civility

There is a cult of civility taking root in the media and Democratic establishment. Some fetishize “get-alongism,” feting those who promise to calm the horses and restore comity in the political…

Face The Nation: SC Dems, Clyburn Fish Fry and Biden’s Buddies

South Carolina Democrats had a big week. Senators Elizabeth #EDub Warren and Cory Booker along with Mayor Pete Buttigieg and former Congressman Beto O'Rourke were interviewed by Soledad O'Brien at…

Hardball: Leadership helping Elizabeth Warren (E-Dub) Gain on Bernie

Jamal on "Hardball with Chris Matthews" discussing what he thinks is behind a new Morning Consult poll that shows Elizabeth Warren gaining traction while Bernie Sanders is falling back.

Face The Nation 6/2/19: Mueller Statement and AG Barr interview

Jamal on "Face the Nation" with CBS's Margaret Brennan and Jan Crawford, USA Today's Susan Page, and Ramesh Ponnuru. They discussed Crawford's interview with AG William Barr and special counsel…

The Hill: Impeachment Politics Are Tricky

The immediate politics for President Trump aren’t clear cut, but they seem to be for the rest of the Republicans. If half of what Robert Mueller laid out in his report concluding the Trump-Russia…

The last Republican patriot, or the first?

Special counsel Robert Mueller laid out clear evidence of obstruction of justice in his report to Attorney General William Barr on the Russian intrusion into America’s 2016 election campaign, yet…

Enjoy the ‘summer of love,’ Democrats

  Even when you’re trailing behind, running for president is fun. Anybody who doesn’t believe that either doesn’t love politics or has never been out on the trail. There are parades and fairs,…

Wale: “I can’t even f*ck with no artist that f*ck with (Trump)”

DC rapper and activist Wale puts it out there on gentrification, the future of DC "Go-Go" and the "finesse" Trump is running out of the White House.    

Watergate prosecutor Richard Ben-Veniste criticizes handling of Mueller report

Jamal interviewed former Watergate special prosecutor Richard Ben-Veniste on Hill TV's "Rising" who said Robert Mueller's report on election meddling shows enough evidence to suggest President Trump…

4 weeks ago
#JoeBiden is singing my song. Infrastructure investment, national competitiveness, inclusion. This is an outcomes based agenda that brings Americans together. We’ve been sidetracked by the Trump #GOP culture war diversion agenda for so long. Let’s go!
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“Biden should definitely be preparing to run again,” said Democratic strategist Jamal Simmons. “It’s easier to stop the train than start it late, and a lame-duck president won’t get many things passed.”
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Biden is so refreshing. He’s the return of real political adulthood. It’s the art of the possible. Lots of things are bad but let’s focus on the most important things that we are able to fix.

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