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Democratic Impeachment Rebel Switching Parties

1 month ago   |   By Newser

Nancy Pelosi's caucus is looking to get a little smaller over Democrats' march toward impeachment: New Jersey Democrat Jeff Van Drew, an outspoken critic of the impeachment of President Trump, is looking to cross the aisle and join the Republican party. "It was supposed to be bipartisan, it was supposed...
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Jeff Van Drew party switch came as Democrats abandoned him

Jeff Van Drew party switch came as Democrats abandoned him

1 month ago   |   By Politico

PHILADELPHIA - Rep. Jeff Van Drew, the conservative New Jersey Democrat who is expected to soon become a Republican , found himself in an unfamiliar and troubling position in recent weeks: Watching support drop off from Democratic leaders in the state who had long tolerated his base-angering votes in the name of political expediency. Van Drew, who served nearly two decades in the state Legislature, was never popular with the party's progressive base in a state that's turned increasingly blue. He voted against gay marriage, increasing the minimum wage and numerous gun control measures. But...
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