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BBC PoliticsDec 15, 2019
General election 2019: Jeremy Corbyn apologises over heavy Labour defeat
In letters to two Sunday papers, the Labour leader admits the party came up short in Thursday's poll.

BBC PoliticsDec 14, 2019
Former Labour MP Phil Wilson: Jeremy Corbyn lost me my seat
Phil Wilson, who lost his seat in Sedgefield in the election, says Labour's leadership need to "man-up".

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Drudge ReportDec 14, 2019
Victorious Boris urges Britain to move past Brexit divide...




(Second column, 1st story, link) Related stories:
'Not my prime minister', protesters march...
Johnson Joins Trump in Redefining Conservatism...
Republicans agree to massive spending bill, despite record deficits...



The Daily BeastDec 14, 2019
The GOP Stops Pretending It Wants Black Votes — or for Black Folks to Vote at All
Where once the GOP was an inhospitable place for black and other people of color because it supported racially disastrous policies but gave lip service to caring about "black issues," it has since ceased bothering to pretend it cares about inclusion.

There was already a decades-high pile of evidence proving Republicans oppose democracy before the House took up the Voting Rights Advancement Act last week. The partisan vote on the bill—which saw nearly every Republican refuse to restore anti-discriminatory protections to the 1965 Voting Rights Act—nonetheless reaffirmed GOP investment in a compromised democratic facsimile that excludes black voters. 

Conventional contemporary punditry holds that Republican voter suppression tactics that target black and brown Americans—closures of polling sites, purges of voter rolls, and strict voter ID laws—are due not to racial resentments but those groups' Democratic reliability. Racist GOP voter disenfranchisement, according to this thinking, is less a manifestation of white conservative bigotry than colorblind power grubbing. But it's more probable that Republican hostility to black voting rights is about both G

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