TCG Weekly Digest – October 16th, 2015

Week ending October 16, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Obama will keep US troops in Afghanistan. No end to that war as he had hoped. GOP split on Paul Ryan in hunt for Speaker Hillary gives strong debate showing; Sanders too. Tensions rise in wake of knife attacks and……

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TCG Weekly Digest – October 9th, 2015

Week ending October 9, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy drops out of Speaker race Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal is reached but fight in Congress ahead Russia bombs US backed rebels;  NATO now ‘ready to send troops’ Polls Trump now leads in major swing states:……

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Is There an Interim Solution for Syria That Would be Accepted by All?

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by (TCG Member) David Avital and Marc Engberg Russian President Vladimir Putin recently stated that the U.S. lacks a coherent Syria policy and is instead adopting a “wait and see” approach which will not help to resolve the Syrian civil war. His argument that the U.S. has yet to produce a practical alternative to the regime……

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TCG Weekly Digest – October 2nd, 2015

Week ending October 2, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Russia’s entry into Syrian conflict creates new complexity; Russian planes targeting anti-ISIS, anti-Assad forces, killing some US allies Jobs report is lackluster Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas abandons Oslo Peace accord Major Afghan city, Kunduz, falls to Taliban- Afghan govt forces……

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The Common Good Weekly Digest

To sign up for the Weekly Digest, click here. Week ending January 15, 2016 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community The Economy U.S. stocks plummeted again Friday, capping another volatile week of trading amid continued concerns that a slump in the global economy could spread to American shores. Renae Merle and Jonnelle……

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TCG Weekly Digest – September 25th, 2015

Week ending September 25, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Polls Scott Walker out – Rubio gains:  Scott Walker’s decision to abandon the presidential race appears to boost Senator Marco Rubio.  A recent CNN/ORC poll shows Rubio shooting to 4th place at 11%, by inheriting support from some of Walker’s……

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TCG Weekly Digest – September 18th, 2015

Week ending September 18, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Polls Dems:  Clinton leads in Florida but Sanders still ahead in New Hampshire poll.   Florida: Clinton 55%, Sanders 18%, Biden 17%, O’Malley 2%, Chafee 1%, Webb 1% ,  PPP Poll RealClearPolitics [More] New Hampshire:  Sanders 35% Clinton 31% Biden……

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TCG Weekly Digest – September 11th, 2015

Week ending September 11, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Polls Hillary Clinton’s lead is down 10 points since August, and Joseph Biden has climbed. Clinton 37%   Sanders 27%   Biden 20% O’Malley 3%   Webb 2%   Chafee 1% In the same poll, Clinton loses to or ties leading Republicans: Carson 51%……

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TCG Weekly Digest – September 4th, 2015

Week ending September 4, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Polls REPUBLICANS: Carson rising. Nationally, Carson polling 2nd with GOP voters. #1  Trump  27.2%;  #2  Carson  13.2%  (Real Clear Politics average) [More])  Carson beats Trump head-to-head match ups.  Carson 55%, Donald Trump 36% Trump beats all other GOPers by d…

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TCG Weekly Digest – August 28th, 2015

Week ending August 28, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Polls Dems beat most of the top Republican challengers in a general election, if held today: Mike Allen from Politico predicts Biden will not run, but Biden outperforms other Dem candidates: Biden thrashes Bush 45-39%.  Biden tops Trump 48-40% and……

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TCG Weekly Digest – August 21st, 2015

Week ending August 21, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Polls Rubio leads Clinton in key swing states: Florida: Rubio 51, Clinton 39. Rubio up by 12 Ohio: Rubio 42, Clinton 40. Rubio up by 2 Pennsylvania: Rubio 47, Clinton 40. Rubio up by 7 (Quinnipiac, 8/20/15) President Obama job……

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TCG Weekly Digest – August 15th, 2015

Week ending August 15, 2015 Weekly roundup about our democracy and The Common Good community Republican Primary Race Trump is still ahead in Iowa post-debate: He is up by 8 points. Carson, Walker and Cruz follow [CNN/ORC] Trump leads Rasmussen poll by 7 points, followed by Bush, Rubio and Walker. [Rasmussen] Democratic Primary Race Bernie Sanders……

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