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Victorious progressives are optimistic post-election - ithaca.com

Google News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:22

ithaca.com

Victorious progressives are optimistic post-election
ithaca.com
In a place that leans as heavily liberal as Tompkins County, electoral victory for the Democrats is not exactly uncommon; even with a batch of newcomer candidates unaccustomed to the political environment, Democratic candidates ran completely unopposed ...

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That was quick: Progressive says DEMOCRAT sex abusers should stay - Conservative Review

Google News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 15:14

That was quick: Progressive says DEMOCRAT sex abusers should stay
Conservative Review
Democracy 2017: I am sincerely arguing that we should not force a Democrat to resign for sexually abusing a woman, because I know Republicans never will, and that once the first Democrat goes, R's next move is finding shady Ds from states with R ...

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Republicans are weaponizing the tax code - Vox

Google News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:10

Vox

Republicans are weaponizing the tax code
Vox
The crucial thing to realize is that this tax reform effort reflects more than the normal conservative allergic reaction to progressive taxation — going far beyond undoing the modest progressive grains achieved by Presidents Obama and Clinton. Three ...
Dems seize on GOP's Obamacare attack to awaken the left on taxesPolitico
This Tax Bill Is Now a Health Care BillNew York Times
GOP tax plan: I'm a conservative and I see three major flawsUSA TODAY
National Review -New York Magazine
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Testing Progressives, Centrist Dems Team Up with GOP to Deregulate Banks - The American Prospect

Google News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 09:13

The American Prospect

Testing Progressives, Centrist Dems Team Up with GOP to Deregulate Banks
The American Prospect
“It's incredibly discouraging to see a bunch of Democrats join hands with Wall Street Republicans and announce their support of a wish list for bank lobbyists,” says Kurt Walters, campaign director of Rootstrikers, a progressive advocacy organization ...

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Reading the tea leaves of Prop P's easy victory – and where it was defeated - St. Louis American

Google News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 08:45

St. Louis American

Reading the tea leaves of Prop P's easy victory – and where it was defeated
St. Louis American
There now appear to be four parties: black establishment Democrats, black independent activists, white progressive Democrats, and white conservative Democrat-Republicans. ... They took with them their progressive political values – which helps explain ...

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GOP Braces for Extended Ala. Clash - DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

Google News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 07:08

PolitiFact

GOP Braces for Extended Ala. Clash
DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- With President Donald Trump standing on the sidelines, Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore and his allies on the ground in Alabama are bracing for an extended conflict — not with Democrats, but with their own party in ...
Blogger misleads in post tying a Roy Moore accuser to Democrats, Doug JonesPolitiFact
Why Roy Moore's Supporters Are Standing By Their ManThe Daily Caller
Long Before Assault Allegations, Roy Moore Betrayed ConservatismThe Federalist
Raw Story
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7 ways Democrats are misreading the November 7 results - Salon

Google News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 06:04

Salon

7 ways Democrats are misreading the November 7 results
Salon
On election night, Jennifer Psaki, former communications director for the Obama White House, told CNN viewers that Ralph Northam's victory in the Virginia gubernatorial race proved that Democrats must reject any "litmus tests" from the party's ...
Lessons to be learned from Virginia's electionGreenville Daily Reflector
The Virginia gubernatorial election is a victory for progressivesThe Massachusetts Daily Collegian
EJ Dionne: Trump's real constituency, the Super Rich (Gazette)Charleston Gazette-Mail
Sioux City Journal
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Lessons to be learned from Virginia's election - Greenville Daily Reflector

Google News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:55

Reason

Lessons to be learned from Virginia's election
Greenville Daily Reflector
In each state, there is a remembrance of a long dominance by mostly conservative Democrats that was swept aside by the growing strength of conservative Republicans. Today large parts of both states are rural and with small ... If they are clever they ...
Money in Politics Apparently Isn't So Bad When Democrats WinReason
How Democrats Can Extend the Winning Streak Into 2018New York Times
The Virginia gubernatorial election is a victory for progressivesThe Massachusetts Daily Collegian

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Homemakers are just as likely to be Democrats as Republicans - Deseret News

Google News - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 00:09

Deseret News

Homemakers are just as likely to be Democrats as Republicans
Deseret News
“People assume that homemakers are conservative and, thus, that choosing to stay at home is a conservative choice,” said Karpowitz in an email. “But in fact, people who describe themselves as homemakers are both conservative and liberal in their ...

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Dems seize on GOP's Obamacare attack to awaken the left on taxes - Politico

Google News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 17:28

Politico

Dems seize on GOP's Obamacare attack to awaken the left on taxes
Politico
Senate Republicans' decision to strike at Obamacare in their tax legislation may be just what Democrats and progressive organizers need to rally an otherwise distracted base. The liberal activists who besieged the ... Part of Senate Democrats' recipe ...
GOP tax plan: I'm a conservative and I see three major flawsUSA TODAY
Republicans aim to gut Obamacare and pass tax cuts in one billMic
Trump Argues That GOP Tax Bill Should Do More to Help Out the RichNew York Magazine

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No, The Electoral College Isn't Rigged to Favor Rural Trumpism - Reason

Google News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 14:03

Reason

No, The Electoral College Isn't Rigged to Favor Rural Trumpism
Reason
A simple examination of recent electoral results reveals that there is no reason to believe that Republicans or conservatives are the exclusive beneficiaries of these constitutional features. Rather, the much-discussed Republican-leaning rural states ...

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GOP ready to pass tax bill — without Trump's help - Politico

Google News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 13:17

Politico

GOP ready to pass tax bill — without Trump's help
Politico
... for the tax package. “I don't think we'll lose anybody,” Hoyer told reporters. “I think the consensus conclusion of almost every Democrat — pro-business Democrat, conservative Democrat — is that this bill is not good for the country, is not good ...
GOP tax plan: I'm a conservative and I see three major flawsUSA TODAY
Republicans aim to gut Obamacare and pass tax cuts in one billMic
Trump Argues That GOP Tax Bill Should Do More to Help Out the RichNew York Magazine

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The Constituencies of the 21st Century - U.S. News & World Report

Google News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:35

U.S. News & World Report

The Constituencies of the 21st Century
U.S. News & World Report
The first was to tap wealthy donors in order to better compete with Republicans – leading to the party's dominance today by Wall Street, Hollywood, trial lawyers and Silicon Valley. ..... The irony and incoherence of the "centrism" debate is that ...

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Blogger misleads in post tying a Roy Moore accuser to Democrats, Doug Jones - PolitiFact

Google News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:43

PolitiFact

Blogger misleads in post tying a Roy Moore accuser to Democrats, Doug Jones
PolitiFact
In response to the Washington Post article about Republican Alabama U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore having relationships with teenage girls in the past, some articles surfaced accusing one of the women of having political motivations. The conservative ...

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A Polarized Country Is Worse for Democrats Than Republicans - VICE

Google News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:38

VICE

A Polarized Country Is Worse for Democrats Than Republicans
VICE
Republicans also maintained control of the Senate even though they got fewer votes than Democrats because less populated states get just as many Senate seats as high-population deep-blue states (a Wyoming Senate vote counts roughly 67 times as much ...

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7 Ways Democrats Misread the Election Results - LA Progressive (press release) (blog)

Google News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 08:02

Laurinburg Exchange

7 Ways Democrats Misread the Election Results
LA Progressive (press release) (blog)
What do a former Republican doctor, a Goldman Sachs executive turned Bernie-style economic populist, a transgender heavy metal singer, and a Virginia socialist have in common? They all won as Democrats. ... On election night, Jennifer Psaki, former ...
Democrats: Fight Trump, not each otherLaurinburg Exchange
Money in Politics Apparently Isn't So Bad When Democrats WinReason
The Virginia gubernatorial election is a victory for progressivesThe Massachusetts Daily Collegian
New York Times -The Nation.
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Liberals 'move on' from defending Bill Clinton's sexual conduct - Washington Examiner

Google News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 07:58

Washington Examiner

Liberals 'move on' from defending Bill Clinton's sexual conduct
Washington Examiner
In Alabama, Republican Roy Moore is being abandoned by the national party because of credible allegations that he had inappropriate relationships with girls as young as 14, with one woman claiming sexual assault. Even former President ... "The party ...
How Roy Moore's Misdeeds Are Forcing an Awakening on the LeftPOLITICO Magazine
I Believe JuanitaNew York Times

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Greg Kesich: Election identity crisis – Will the real Maine please stand up? - Press Herald

Google News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 04:04

Greg Kesich: Election identity crisis – Will the real Maine please stand up?
Press Herald
The Democratic Party, as it was assembled by Franklin Roosevelt in the 1930s, is a coalition of groups, like organized labor, farmers and social progressives, working in common cause despite some conflicts. Since 1964, the Republican Party has been an ...

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Trump's real constituency: the ultra rich - Las Vegas Sun

Google News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 02:52

USA TODAY

Trump's real constituency: the ultra rich
Las Vegas Sun
Rather than just celebrate the good news, Democrats and anti-Trump Republicans should move next to undermine Trump's key asset. He needs to be ... Admittedly, doing this will be harder for conservatives than for progressives. After all, many ...
GOP tax plan: I'm a conservative and I see three major flawsUSA TODAY
Trump's true constituency: the super richSan Francisco Chronicle
Dionne: Trump's real constituency is the super richChattanooga Times Free Press

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Opinion: Message from Virginia - Fight Trump, not each other - Hickory Daily Record

Google News - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 00:33

Reason

Opinion: Message from Virginia - Fight Trump, not each other
Hickory Daily Record
Peggy Noonan, Wall Street Journal columnist and former speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan, talked to Virginia Republicans in the days after the election. Her conclusion: “The Democrats had a big night Tuesday, and the president of the United ...
Money in Politics Apparently Isn't So Bad When Democrats WinReason
The Virginia gubernatorial election is a victory for progressivesThe Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Democrats: Fight Trump, not each otherAnsonrecord
New York Times -The Union Leader -The Nation.
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