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Doug Thornell
Doug Thornell is a Senior Strategist at SKDKnickerbocker, a leading political consulting and public affairs firm based in Washington, D.C. and New York. He is the former spokesman for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and Senior Advisor to Congressman Chris Van Hollen (D-MD)

Entries by Doug Thornell

The Democrats' Koch Problem

(41) Comments | Posted February 22, 2014 | 5:59 PM

With less than seven months until the midterm elections, the biggest challenge Democrats face isn't the Affordable Care Act or the President's popularity, it's the millions of dollars being spent by the Koch brothers' financed groups, most notably Americans for Prosperity. If Democrats don't take them on directly and raise...

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Catering to the 10 Percent

(5) Comments | Posted April 11, 2013 | 1:53 PM

It's make or break time in the Senate to finally do something that will begin to address out of control gun violence in America. It's been four months since the tragedy at Sandy Hook and many Republicans in the Senate and the House are still summoning the courage to support...

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Dumb And Dumber

(6) Comments | Posted March 1, 2012 | 4:04 PM

"What you have just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul." This is a line from the comedy Billy...

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