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Past articles by Paul:

REVIEW: 'Run Hide Fight'

Fate has determined that Run Hide Fight follow on the heels of the January 6 attack on the Capitol. This will no doubt color the reactions of most viewers. It’s hard to sit through writer-director Kyle Rankin’s action thriller without noticing numerous points of relevance with the riot at the Capitol. → Read More

Obama Tells Story of Obamacare Without Mentioning Anything Biden Did

Barack Obama on Monday published a 13,000-word essay about passing the Affordable Care Act that only mentions Joe Biden once, when Biden sat silently. → Read More

Barrett Critics Can't Find a Single Law School Colleague to Oppose Her

Faculty from Notre Dame unveiled an open letter demanding Amy Coney Barrett withdraw her nomination to the Supreme Court, but the letter attracted zero signers from the law school. → Read More

Harris Claims Russian Interference Could Cost Her the White House

Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Sunday that the Russians could block her and Joe Biden from winning the November election. → Read More

We Watched Joe Biden’s Disastrous ‘Virtual Rally’ So You Don’t Have To

The coronavirus crisis has made virtual campaigning a necessity, but technical difficulties plagued Joe Biden’s "virtual rally" in Tampa Thursday evening. → Read More

Andrew Cuomo: GOP's Larry Hogan Is a Better Governor Than I Am

New York governor Andrew Cuomo (D.) said Tuesday that his Maryland counterpart Larry Hogan (R.) proved to be a better governor than he is, pointing to Hogan's acquisition of 500,000 coronavirus tests from South Korea for his state. → Read More

Biden Curses Out Autoworker

Former vice president Joe Biden told a Michigan autoworker he was "full of sh—" and "a horse's ass" Tuesday while the 2020 candidate was visiting a Fiat Chrysler assembly plant. → Read More

Chris Hayes: Black Voters Can't Join GOP Because of 'Structural White Supremacy'

MSNBC anchor Chris Hayes erased the existence of black Republicans Friday where he flatly asserted that there's "only one party" African Americans can be in. → Read More

Short-Lived: Bloomberg Quits Race After Spending More Than Half a Billion

Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg ended his run of record spending Wednesday, with American Samoa the only win in his presidential primary win column after a Super Tuesday bust. → Read More

Donna Brazile to RNC Chairwoman: 'Go to Hell'

Former DNC chairwoman Donna Brazile had some salty words for RNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel's contention that the Democratic establishment is pulling out all the stops to prevent Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) from being the party's presidential nominee. → Read More

Baltimore Democrat Catherine Pugh Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

Former Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh was sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of fraud, conspiracy, and tax evasion. → Read More

Bloomberg TV Segment Rips Entire Dem Presidential Field, Including Michael Bloomberg

Larry Sabato, director of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics, called the Democratic presidential debate "nasty, unruly, out of control." → Read More

Former DNC Chair 'Extremely Dismayed' at Bloomberg's Record on Race, Sexism in Workplace

Former chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee Donna Brazile said Sunday that Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg's history of racially discriminatory policies and mistreatment of women in the workplace has her "dismayed." → Read More

Chuck Todd to Biden: 'Can You Say This Is Not a Cookie-Cutter Campaign?'

Meet the Press anchor Chuck Todd on Sunday asked former vice president Joe Biden whether his campaign is faltering because he is playing it safe. → Read More

Omar Blames the U.S. for Floods in Other Countries

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) on Friday argued that Americans seeking to help refugees should first think about how America is to blame for their predicament. → Read More

MSNBC Reporter Calls Republicans at Trump Speech 'Bobbleheads'

NBC News reporter Peter Alexander said the Republican lawmakers who support President Donald Trump were reduced to being "bobbleheads" during his speech. → Read More

MSNBC Analyst: 'Iowa Caucus Is Essentially the Perfect Example of Systemic Racism'

MSNBC political analyst Zerlina Maxwell said Tuesday that Iowa's majority-white population makes its caucuses "the perfect example of systemic racism." → Read More

Dem Candidate Threatens Tracker With Lawsuit

Kimberly Graham, a Democratic Senate candidate in Iowa, confronted a tracker from America Rising over the weekend and threatened to sue her for harassment. → Read More

Rahm to Bernie Backers: Democrats Can Win Without You

Former Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel said Sunday that Democrats are better off appealing to swing voters with a reasonable candidate than committing to a strategy of turn out progressive voters by nominating Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.). → Read More

Dem Rep: You Hate to See 'Disrespectful' Tlaib Boo Hillary Clinton, a 'Pioneer for Women'

Rep. Cynthia Axne (D., Iowa) expressed her disappointment Sunday with Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D., Mich.)'s booing of twice-failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. → Read More