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Progressive Democrats are using small-money donations to outraise establishment opponents with deep-pocketed ... - Boing Boing

Google News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 12:53

Boing Boing

Progressive Democrats are using small-money donations to outraise establishment opponents with deep-pocketed ...
Boing Boing
In the fourth quarter, she pulled in $195,000, well more than the incumbent Republican Lloyd Smucker, whose haul was just $133,000. Christina Hartman, endorsed by EMILY's List and most of the top Democrats in Pennsylvania, brought in $185,000. For all ...
Lipinski challenger Newman gets backing from SEIU, EMILY's ListChicago Tribune

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Six Insurgent Candidates Just Out-Raised Their Establishment Democratic Opponents - The Intercept

Google News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:53

The Intercept

Six Insurgent Candidates Just Out-Raised Their Establishment Democratic Opponents
The Intercept
The fundraising upsets reflect a burst of progressive energy that is also powering Democrats more broadly. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, challenging Ted Cruz, once again out-raised the Texas senator. The National Journal counted some 30 Democrats out ...
Progressives gang up on LipinskiPolitico
Lipinski challenger Newman gets backing from SEIU, EMILY's ListChicago Tribune

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Tel Aviv Diary: Trump Widens the Partisan Divide over Israel - Newsweek

Google News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:15

Newsweek

Tel Aviv Diary: Trump Widens the Partisan Divide over Israel
Newsweek
What concerns many Israelis is a new report by th e Pew Research Center that reveals a growing partisan divide in America between Democrats and Republicans over support for Israel. In 1979, 45 percent of Democrats and 49 percent of Republicans said ...

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Partisanship and the Congressional Agenda - DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

Google News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 09:16

Partisanship and the Congressional Agenda
DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)
Democrats' core supporters have demanded that lawmakers force a solution by using their leverage on spending bills needed to keep the government open. While a bill would have to be bipartisan to pass the Senate, House conservatives are urging Ryan to ...

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Supports levies for North Kitsap schools - Kitsap Daily News

Google News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 05:01

Supports levies for North Kitsap schools
Kitsap Daily News
Whether conservative or liberal, libertartian or progressive, Democrat, Republican or Independent, the upcoming North Kitsap School District levies are propositions that we can all get behind and vote an overwhelming ”yes.” The levies are not new taxes ...

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Supports levies for North Kitsap schools - Kitsap Daily News

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Supports levies for North Kitsap schools
Kitsap Daily News
Whether conservative or liberal, libertartian or progressive, Democrat, Republican or Independent, the upcoming North Kitsap School District levies are propositions that we can all get behind and vote an overwhelming ”yes.” The levies are not new taxes ...

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The Abortion Memo - New York Times

Google News - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 18:55

New York Times

The Abortion Memo
New York Times
To: Democratic Party Leaders. From: Imaginary Democratic Consultant. Re: Late-Term Abortions. Dear Democratic Leaders,. Last week I watched as our senators voted down the Republican bill that would have banned abortions after 20 weeks. Our people hung ...

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Andrew White says past GOP donation was aberration – and to promote his business - Dallas News

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Dallas News

Andrew White says past GOP donation was aberration – and to promote his business
Dallas News
AUSTIN -- Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Andrew White, under fire since labeling himself "very conservative" last fall, gave money in 2005 to the Kentucky Republican Party, federal election records show. White said in a written statement Thursday ...

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The 5th Legislative District GOP Website is a Mishmash of Conspiracy Theories, Lies, and Insults - TheStranger.com

Google News - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 18:10

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The 5th Legislative District GOP Website is a Mishmash of Conspiracy Theories, Lies, and Insults
TheStranger.com
The district is large, dotted with lakes and mountains, and it gets whiter and more conservative the further south and east you get from Seattle. Politics in the 5th district lean well to the right of the city. Mark Mullet, a Democrat who was elected ...

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Longtime Trump Critic Frank Luntz Apologizes to President After State of the Union - Townhall

Google News - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 15:04

Townhall

Longtime Trump Critic Frank Luntz Apologizes to President After State of the Union
Townhall
Luntz summed up his frustration with the Morning Joe panelists (and hyper-partisan liberals in general) when he asked early on in the segment: "Why is it that everything he says drives the Left nuts?" Instead of offering a measured response to Luntz's ...

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The Reasons Why White Women Vote Republican—and What to Do About It - The Nation.

Google News - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 12:22

The Nation.

The Reasons Why White Women Vote Republican—and What to Do About It
The Nation.
“What's wrong with white women?” has become a common refrain in progressive political circles. Majorities of white women cast ballots for Donald Trump despite the fact that Trump faced a highly qualified female opponent who would have shattered the ...

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Contine's departure from Nevada Tax Department sets up Assembly run - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Google News - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 12:10

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Contine's departure from Nevada Tax Department sets up Assembly run
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Democrat Steve Sisolak, also a Clark County commissioner and governor candidate, was endorsed by a trio of progressive Democrats: Erin Bilbray, Jose Solorio and Kristal Glass. The three sit on the board of Nevada Progressive Coalition PAC. Democrat ...

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Two party state? - Northside Sun

Google News - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 11:30

Northside Sun

Two party state?
Northside Sun
The parameters of replicating Alabama and Louisiana Democratic victories here are tripartite: finding a candidate independent of national Democratic credos, socially conservative enough to satisfy caucasian concerns and, simultaneously, progressive ...

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The last of the moderates - The Economist

Google News - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 11:05

The Economist

The last of the moderates
The Economist
Yet her party, egged on by its progressives, had just shut down the federal government in a botched bid to protect a multitude of illegal immigrants. Ms McCaskill, a tough operator with a prosecutor's mind and a folksy manner, joined four other ...

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What is College Good For? Absolutely Nothing, Say Republicans (and Some Democrats) - Newsweek

Google News - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 08:00

Newsweek

What is College Good For? Absolutely Nothing, Say Republicans (and Some Democrats)
Newsweek
Last summer, a poll by the Pew Research Center found that 58 percent of “Republicans say colleges and universities are having a negative effect on the way things are going in the country.” College-educated voters used to identify with the GOP: Reagan ...

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Immigration Offer Casts Doubt on Deal - DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

Google News - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 07:20

Immigration Offer Casts Doubt on Deal
DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)
The conservative-leaning Cato Institute has called Trump's proposals "draconian restrictions on legal immigrants" that would exclude nearly 500,000 legal immigrants annually, cutting their numbers by nearly 50 percent. Without a deal, Democrats risked ...

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Conservatives are passing laws requiring public universities to protect free speech. It's probably a bad idea - Washington Examiner

Google News - Thu, 02/01/2018 - 00:18

Washington Examiner

Conservatives are passing laws requiring public universities to protect free speech. It's probably a bad idea
Washington Examiner
This perception is grounded in some verifiable facts. Over the last few decades, university faculties have been steadily moving to the Left and shedding conservatives. In 1990, university professors were 11 percent more liberal on average than the rest ...

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Two Democratic hopefuls outraise McClintock in fourth quarter - Union Democrat

Google News - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 23:35

Two Democratic hopefuls outraise McClintock in fourth quarter
Union Democrat
Two of three Democrats vying to unseat Republican U.S. Rep. Tom McClintock in California's Congressional District 4 outraised the five-term incumbent during the fourth quarter of last year, according to campaign-finance reports filed with the Federal ...

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Contine's departure from Nevada Tax Department sets up Assembly run - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Google News - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 22:33

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Contine's departure from Nevada Tax Department sets up Assembly run
Las Vegas Review-Journal
In one of the country's hottest Senate races, Republican Dean Heller's leading Democratic opponent outraised him nearly two to one, fueling Democrats' fight to flip the seat from red to blue and take back control of Congress. U.S. Rep. Jacky Rosen ...

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Division over Union: Local officials, residents weigh in on Trump'speech - Gainesville Times

Google News - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 22:25

Division over Union: Local officials, residents weigh in on Trump'speech
Gainesville Times
Trump talked of the nation as “we” in his address — a rhetorical change from former President Obama, who often spoke personally of his own achievements and ideas — and offered olive branches to Democrats on infrastructure spending and a path for ...

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