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Albert Hunt: Democrats have a Gorsuch problem - Omaha World-Herald

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Albert Hunt: Democrats have a Gorsuch problem
Omaha World-Herald
But energized liberal activists, still smarting over the way Republicans blocked President Barack Obama's court nominee, Judge Merrick Garland, are threatening primary challenges next year against Democrats who don't oppose Gorsuch. Michael Moore, the ...
Progressive Groups Want Obamacare Win To Stiffen Democrats' Spine In Supreme Court FightHuffington Post
Hunt: Democrats have problem regarding Supreme Court nomineeOnline Athens
Dems Consider Deal to Confirm Gorsuch, Preserve FilibusterU.S. News & World Report
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Democratic leaders discuss Trump-era politics at UMass Amherst - wwlp.com

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Democratic leaders discuss Trump-era politics at UMass Amherst
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(WWLP) – A progressive political forum was held Saturday night in Amherst to put a focus on the liberal political agenda. Republican president Donald Trump has ushered in a new era of conservative policies and practices. So Congressman Jim McGovern and ...

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Violence Breaks Out at Pro-Trump Rally in California - Newsmax

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Violence Breaks Out at Pro-Trump Rally in California
Newsmax
Trump supporters demonstrate in Lake Oswego, Ore., on March 4 on a day of nationwide solidarity for President Trump. Though the rallies that day were peaceful, a similar rally in California on Saturday saw violence erupt when counter-protesters showed up.

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Michael Moore After GOP Healthcare Bill Fails: Time 'for the Resistance to Step Forward' - Breitbart News

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Michael Moore After GOP Healthcare Bill Fails: Time 'for the Resistance to Step Forward'
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Left-wing documentary filmmaker Michael Moore says Republican lawmaker's failure Friday to pass a bill to repeal Obamacare opens the door for Democrats and progressive pressure groups to rev up their opposition to President Donald Trump's agenda.

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Conservative Freedom Caucus Helped Stall Health Care Plan - Voice of America

Google News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 21:42

Voice of America

Conservative Freedom Caucus Helped Stall Health Care Plan
Voice of America
On the Democratic side, some conservative Democrats are members of the Blue Dog Caucus, while liberals are more likely to join the Congressional Progressive Caucus. Bipartisan groups include the Congressional Black Caucus, for African-Americans, and ...
The failure of the Republican health care bill reveals a party unready to governVox
Democrats, Advocates Celebrate Republicans' Failure To Repeal ObamacareHartford Courant
Trump delivers ultimatum to House Republicans: Pass health-care measure on Friday or he'll move onWashington Post
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Progressive Groups Want Obamacare Win To Stiffen Democrats' Spine In Supreme Court Fight - Huffington Post

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Progressive Groups Want Obamacare Win To Stiffen Democrats' Spine In Supreme Court Fight
Huffington Post
But rank-and-file progressives and the organizations that they represent are so terrified of handing the highest court over to another hard-line conservative ― and furious at Republicans' refusal to consider former President Barack Obama's nominee ...
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Event aims to close political divide - The Park Record

Google News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 18:03

The Park Record

Event aims to close political divide
The Park Record
"I'll be talking about what it means to me to be a liberal Democrat and what life experiences led me to that philosophy," she said. Butler hopes this event, which will also welcome Summit County Republican Party Chair Tal Adair as a panelist, will ...

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The failure of the Republican health care bill reveals a party unready to govern - Vox

Google News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 17:40

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The failure of the Republican health care bill reveals a party unready to govern
Vox
It broke virtually all of Donald Trump's campaign promises, and was opposed not just by Democrats but also by Republicans. Here, for instance, is what Michael Needham, head of the very conservative Heritage Action, wrote: “It is an awful bill that will ...
The Republican WaterlooThe Atlantic
Democrats, Advocates Celebrate Republicans' Failure To Repeal ObamacareHartford Courant
Trump delivers ultimatum to House Republicans: Pass health-care measure on Friday or he'll move onWashington Post
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The Republican Waterloo - The Atlantic

Google News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 16:38

The Atlantic

The Republican Waterloo
The Atlantic
Seven years and three days ago, the House of Representatives grumblingly voted to approve the Senate's version of the Affordable Care Act. Democrats in the House were displeased by many of the changes introduced by Senate Democrats. But in the interval ...
The Campaign To End Obamacare Has Officially FailedGOOD Magazine
Why the Most Anti-Obamacare Republicans May Save ItHuffington Post

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Democrats & Republicans v. conservatives - Lebanon Daily News

Google News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 12:13

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Democrats & Republicans v. conservatives
Lebanon Daily News
But many American progressives/liberals trace their political genesis to Democratic President (1913-1921) Woodrow Wilson. At Princeton University, Wilson, then a professor of political science, taught that there are no principled, even constitutional ...

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The GOP Sellout Of Working People - The American Conservative

Google News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 09:13

The American Conservative

The GOP Sellout Of Working People
The American Conservative
This bill takes the most vicious progressive stereotypes about conservatives and validates them. It's no wonder that according to the latest Quinnipiac poll this bill has just a 17 ... He said that policymaking is such a disaster — in large part ...

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Democrats Have a Gorsuch Problem - Bloomberg

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Bloomberg

Democrats Have a Gorsuch Problem
Bloomberg
Unlike President Donald Trump's budget or the Republican health-care plan, which are so flawed that it's easy for all Democrats to oppose them, backing Gorsuch may have some political appeal for Democrats from conservative states. That has inflamed ...
Under pressure, Dems hold back Gorsuch supportThe Hill
Dems Consider Deal to Confirm Gorsuch, Preserve FilibusterU.S. News & World Report
What you need to know about Michael Bennet and the Neil Gorsuch situationThe Colorado Independent
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Senate Republicans push through massive property tax shift as part of school reform plan - The Spokesman-Review

Google News - Fri, 03/24/2017 - 00:48

Senate Republicans push through massive property tax shift as part of school reform plan
The Spokesman-Review
Debate over the full budget continued late into the night, but was expected to pass on the same 25-24 vote as the school reform and tax plan, representing the split between the Republican-led majority caucus and minority Democrats. ... Conservative ...

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At Trump's urging, House Republicans to vote on health-care bill Friday even as they still whip for votes - Washington Post

Google News - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 19:48

Washington Post

At Trump's urging, House Republicans to vote on health-care bill Friday even as they still whip for votes
Washington Post
But lacking sufficient votes to pass it at this point, Republican leaders were still negotiating to see if they could convince enough conservatives to back the measure. “They're going to bring it up, pass or fail,” said Rep. Mike Simpson (R-Idaho ...
House Democrats find unlikely allies in House Freedom Caucus to sink GOP health care billWashington Times
GOP health care bill under fire in 5th District raceThe State

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How Hollywood's Crusade Against Conservatives is Intensifying - Heat Street

Google News - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 15:23

Heat Street

How Hollywood's Crusade Against Conservatives is Intensifying
Heat Street
It's simply “understood” that if you want to work in the entertainment industry, you have to keep your mouth SHUT if you go against the status quo which is unremittingly liberal and pro-Democrat. But more recently—specifically since Donald Trump ...

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Why Are Republicans So Relentlessly Cruel to the Poor? - AlterNet

Google News - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:51

Why Are Republicans So Relentlessly Cruel to the Poor?
AlterNet
Conservatives are more likely than liberals or progressives to believe in what is known as the “just world fallacy,” where people who suffer misfortune are viewed as somehow deserving their fates. Conservatives are also more likely than liberals or ...

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The filibuster with an asterisk - Washington Post (blog)

Google News - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:34

Washington Post (blog)

The filibuster with an asterisk
Washington Post (blog)
Getting to eight (for a total of 60) may be a challenge, but hardly impossible. If the filibuster fails, everyone gets what they want. Republicans get a conservative justice, liberals tell the base they tried, Democratic centrists protect their seats ...

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What you need to know about Michael Bennet and the Neil Gorsuch situation - The Colorado Independent

Google News - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 12:10

What you need to know about Michael Bennet and the Neil Gorsuch situation
The Colorado Independent
Republicans want to seat him. Heavyweights in Colorado's legal community want to see him on the bench. Democrats, fuming about how Republican leaders denied President Barack Obama's nominee Merrick Garland a nomination hearing, want revenge ...

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Dems Consider Deal to Confirm Gorsuch, Preserve Filibuster - U.S. News & World Report

Google News - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 11:00

Washington Times

Dems Consider Deal to Confirm Gorsuch, Preserve Filibuster
U.S. News & World Report
As Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch continued to cruise towards likely confirmation in a Republican-majority Senate, a group of anxious Democrats reportedly want to cut a deal with the GOP: They won't block a vote on Gorsuch if Republicans don't kill ...
Schumer backs filibuster of GorsuchPolitico
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Growing a Spine? Senate Dems May Filibuster Gorsuch NominationCommon Dreams
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New Bill Protects Global Warming Skeptics From Prosecution - Daily Caller

Google News - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 10:20

New Bill Protects Global Warming Skeptics From Prosecution
Daily Caller
The AGs have received thousands of documents from Exxon, including communications from conservative groups that oppose Democratic policies. Documents released show the AGs worked behind the scenes with environmentalists in the ... “I don't want to see ...

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