Ronnie Shows

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Shows, a Democrat, represented Mississippi’s 4th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1999-2003

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April 6, 2023

Rural Americans Demand More from Medicare

I’ve been involved in politics since the 1970s, and I have consistently urged Democrats to advocate for rural Americans. Ignoring these populations has led to the demise of the Democratic Party in parts of the…

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February 8, 2023

Could Digital Threats Keep Dems Out of Power in 2024?

The Intercept, the progressive newspaper, is reporting that two digitally-focused companies at the forefront of Democratic campaigns, known as NGP VAN and EveryAction, have been taken over by a British private equity firm and are laying off…

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July 15, 2022

To Please Progressives, Democrats Dismiss Their Own Accomplishments

Of course, the awful mass shooting at a Fourth of July parade highlights the need for additional common-sense regulation that will make it harder for unstable Americans to get access to weapons of war. Democrats…

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June 5, 2022

Biden Has Handled Ukraine Exceptionally, Democrats Should Talk About It

The greatest national security challenge to the U.S. since the September 11th attacks is unquestionably the Russian war against Ukraine and it is a useful reminder that the world is a dangerous place. In some…