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Wisconsin Supreme Court primary: Michael Screnock, Rebecca Dallet advance to April 3 general election - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin Supreme Court primary: Michael Screnock, Rebecca Dallet advance to April 3 general election
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Screnock is a conservative jurist who received a big financial push from Republicans late in the primary while Dallet courted liberals and moderates. Madison attorney Tim Burns, who vowed to rule as a "progressive" from the bench, was eliminated ...
Dallet says she will keep up the fightWMTV
Michael Screnock and Rebecca Dallet advance in Supreme Court raceMadison.com

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Sorry, America: Mitt Romney Is Not Here to Save You - Vanity Fair

Google News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 19:20

Vanity Fair

Sorry, America: Mitt Romney Is Not Here to Save You
Vanity Fair
But here's the other reason progressives should stop being disappointed in Romney: he's a Republican. Flake, Corker, McCain, Graham, Collins and Sasse are all Republicans. Stop pretending they are something else. If you're going to hate-tweet at Romney ...

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Look At Progressive Haters To See The Conservatism - The Republican Standard

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The Republican Standard

Look At Progressive Haters To See The Conservatism
The Republican Standard
They are claiming it is just their political bloc caving in to expansion allowed under the Obama-era Affordable Healthcare Act (ACA) and Governor Ralph Northam's progressive agenda. Though, House Republicans were able to get work requirements passed ...

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What conservatives should like about Larry Krasner's criminal justice ideals - R Street

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What conservatives should like about Larry Krasner's criminal justice ideals
R Street
Until recently, criminal justice reform was considered a “liberal” project, with little Republican input. But conservatives quickly realized that limiting government expansion through the prison system aligns with their principles more so than ...

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Selling Out or a Smart Strategy? A Fight Brews Over Democratic Values in Congressional District 21 - The Texas Observer

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The Texas Observer

Selling Out or a Smart Strategy? A Fight Brews Over Democratic Values in Congressional District 21
The Texas Observer
The question was illustrative of a deep divide that has emerged in the Democratic primary in the 21st Congressional District. On issues such as immigration, health care and education, should candidates in this longtime Republican stronghold — which ...
'A little homework' needed as early vote beginsKTRK-TV

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What conservatives should like about Larry Krasner's criminal justice ideals | Opinion - Philly.com

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What conservatives should like about Larry Krasner's criminal justice ideals | Opinion
Philly.com
Until recently, criminal justice reform was considered a “liberal” project, with little Republican input. But conservatives quickly realized that limiting government expansion through the prison system aligns with their principles more so than ...

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Progressive group targets GOP moderates on immigration - The Hill

Google News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:43

The Hill

Progressive group targets GOP moderates on immigration
The Hill
The targeted ad also comes as many moderate Republicans who've openly supported a path forward for Dreamers voted in favor of a wide-ranging budget deal that did not include immigration provisions. Immigration activists are incensed at what they ...

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Candidates For Arizona's 8th Congressional District Make Their Cases In Shortened Cycle - KJZZ

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Candidates For Arizona's 8th Congressional District Make Their Cases In Shortened Cycle
KJZZ
Tipirneni, a physician new to politics, is hoping for a long shot: that Arizona's very conservative 8th Congressional District will flip. The upcoming special primary election has several well-known Republican candidates, and the voter registration ...

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'The Democratic Party cannot try to be Republicans-light.' Ohio Matters Bonus Episode: Jerry Springer/Steve Koff and ... - cleveland.com

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'The Democratic Party cannot try to be Republicans-light.' Ohio Matters Bonus Episode: Jerry Springer/Steve Koff and ...
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CLEVELAND, Ohio - Television personality Jerry Springer thinks Democrats have to run on progressive values to win in 2018, instead of trying to be a less-conservative version of the Republican Party. Springer joined the Ohio Matters team for a 20 ...

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Four Conservative Politicians Facing Major Challenges in the Midterms - Truth-Out

Google News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 09:22

Four Conservative Politicians Facing Major Challenges in the Midterms
Truth-Out
Not every conservative politician in danger right now is in the Republican party, either. In Chicago, Representative Dan Lipinski is one of the last remaining conservative Democrats -- a pro-life, anti-union, anti-living wage congressman being ...

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Listen to me: You're wrong! I'm right! - Las Vegas Sun

Google News - Tue, 02/20/2018 - 05:01

Listen to me: You're wrong! I'm right!
Las Vegas Sun
On the left, there has been some outrage at conservative voices on the New York Times op-ed pages. But as a progressive, steeped in the liberal worldview, I must say I often learn a lot — however painfully — from these conservatives with whom I ...

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Conservative writers out of their depth - Citrus County Chronicle

Google News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 22:07

Conservative writers out of their depth
Citrus County Chronicle
After reading a few weeks worth of conservative drivel from various sources in the Opinion section, it seems to me that the caliber of conservative voices are almost hilarious in their complete and unwavering ignorance of what is actually happening ...

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Can Marie Newman Unseat Conservative (D) Dan Lipinski? - Millennial Politics (press release) (blog)

Google News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 15:27

Millennial Politics (press release) (blog)

Can Marie Newman Unseat Conservative (D) Dan Lipinski?
Millennial Politics (press release) (blog)
Though the vast majority of Democratic excitement for the 2018 midterms is aimed at retaking the House of Representatives from the GOP, it's important to recognize that not all Democrats are worth getting excited about. Case in point? Dan Lipinski, who ...

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Rush Limbaugh Is More Progressive on Immigration Than Anyone on Capitol Hill. Seriously. - Reason (blog)

Google News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 14:10

Reason (blog)

Rush Limbaugh Is More Progressive on Immigration Than Anyone on Capitol Hill. Seriously.
Reason (blog)
Nor is this about protecting native jobs and wages because, research has repeatedly shown, immigrants compete with other immigrants, not natives. In short, anti-immigration animus in the GOP has less to do with ideological restrictionism and more to do ...
How Immigration Could Motivate Democrats In 2018NPR

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Democratic Socialist Kareem Kandil seeking Pennsylvania state house seat in suburban Pittsburgh - PGH City Paper

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PGH City Paper

Democratic Socialist Kareem Kandil seeking Pennsylvania state house seat in suburban Pittsburgh
PGH City Paper
Pennsylvania's 30th State House District isn't the most conservative district in the region, but it still supports Republicans. State Rep. Hal English (R-Hampton) has represented the North Hills district since 2013, and though the district has become a ...

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Trump, Partisanship Front And Center In Wisconsin Supreme Court Race - Wisconsin Public Radio News

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Wisconsin Public Radio News

Trump, Partisanship Front And Center In Wisconsin Supreme Court Race
Wisconsin Public Radio News
During a recent debate hosted by the Milwaukee chapter of the Federalist Society, he introduced himself as an "unshakeable champion of liberal, Democratic and progressive values," before turning his attention to the conservative lawyers and judges in ...
Three seek seat on Wisconsin Supreme Court in primary TuesdayMadison.com
'UPFRONT' recap: Candidate's parents contribute to potential competitor's campaignWISN Milwaukee

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How Immigration Could Motivate Democrats In 2018 - WABE 90.1 FM

Google News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 12:33

WABE 90.1 FM

How Immigration Could Motivate Democrats In 2018
WABE 90.1 FM
In the early 1990s, Republican and Democrats were almost entirely in sync with how they felt about immigrants' contributions to the country, but as Democrats have become more progressive, Republicans have become more conservative. Among 2016 voters who ...

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The Crisis and the Political Parties - The Atlantic

Google News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 09:31

The Atlantic

The Crisis and the Political Parties
The Atlantic
And there are the lunatic fringes in both parties who flutter with every wind of emotion. They naturally fluttered to the New Deal at the start. As a matter of fact, when the new social problems began to arise a half century or more ago the individual ...

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Mostly unknown Democrats, Republicans vie to replace Texas Rep. Joe Barton - Dallas News

Google News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 08:00

Dallas News

Mostly unknown Democrats, Republicans vie to replace Texas Rep. Joe Barton
Dallas News
But Sanchez has positioned herself as a gun-carrying, fiscally conservative Democrat who supports a strong national defense. She is concerned about high-speed rail. She said she'd have no problem getting along with Republicans and Democrats alike, as ...

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Elizabeth Warren On Her Journey From Low-Information Voter - The Intercept

Google News - Mon, 02/19/2018 - 07:06

The Intercept

Elizabeth Warren On Her Journey From Low-Information Voter
The Intercept
As the '80s wore on and her research on bankruptcy progressed, she started waking up politically. At the time, though, the two parties had yet to separate entirely along ideological lines, as some deeply conservative and racist Democrats still held ...

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