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Bipartisan effort would ban bidding war for Redskins stadium - Houston Chronicle

Google News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 00:58

Houston Chronicle

Bipartisan effort would ban bidding war for Redskins stadium
Houston Chronicle
The idea is to prevent the jurisdictions from competing against each other with lucrative offers of public assistance for the new facility. The team's current lease at FedEx Field in suburban Maryland ends in 2027 and it is exploring new potential ...

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Who's to blame for the government shutdown? A look at the political fallout (so far) - PBS NewsHour

Google News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 00:18

Vox

Who's to blame for the government shutdown? A look at the political fallout (so far)
PBS NewsHour
Did Democrats come out looking good or bad by refusing to vote with Republicans to avoid a shutdown? It depends on your point of view. President Donald Trump hammered Democrats, accusing them of favoring protections for undocumented workers over ...
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A reckoning for #NeverTrump? Trump's first year has not been a disaster - Washington Examiner

Google News - Sat, 01/20/2018 - 00:14

Vox

A reckoning for #NeverTrump? Trump's first year has not been a disaster
Washington Examiner
The Trump-sympathetic parts of the conservative movement are right that the president's first year has produced some policy victories, and that it didn't turn out that Donald Trump was a secret ideological progressive bent on passing liberal policy ...
Senate Democrats say they're willing to shut down the government over DACAVox
Who's to blame for the government shutdown? A look at the political fallout (so far)PBS NewsHour
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PX: Could Aftab Pureval upset Congressman Steve Chabot? See why it's possible - Cincinnati.com

Google News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 22:42

Cincinnati.com

PX: Could Aftab Pureval upset Congressman Steve Chabot? See why it's possible
Cincinnati.com
Alex Triantafilou is right. The Hamilton County GOP boss said on Twitter last week that Clerk of Courts Aftab Pureval wouldn't be able to "quack his way to Congress" if the Democratic star decides to challenge Steve Chabot. This time, it'll take a lot ...

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DMV Pols Push Bipartisan Effort to Ban Bidding War for Redskins Stadium - CBS DC

Google News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 18:52

CBS DC

DMV Pols Push Bipartisan Effort to Ban Bidding War for Redskins Stadium
CBS DC
RICHMOND, Va. — Three politicians in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are teaming up across partisan lines, seeking to prevent their governments from waging a bidding war with public money to build a new stadium for the Washington ...

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AU of T historian and sociologist look back at Trump's year of chaos - News@UofT

Google News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 17:31

News@UofT

AU of T historian and sociologist look back at Trump's year of chaos
News@UofT
He had few major victories on the legislative front, despite working with a Republican-controlled Congress. The big exception was a tax law designed for corporations and the wealthy, which the Republicans railroaded through Congress to finally get a ...

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Democrats, don't veer left if you want to win - The Denver Post

Google News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 17:11

The Denver Post

Democrats, don't veer left if you want to win
The Denver Post
This suggests that there's an energized Democratic base and a divided Republican one. The victories offer Democrats a guide to success in the midterm congressional elections and statehouse races this fall: Pick off a handful of seats in conservative ...
Albert R. Hunt: Democrats, don't veer left if you want to winSalt Lake Tribune

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Small-town activists fueled by the Women's March take aim at midterm elections - Washington Post

Google News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 16:10

Washington Post

Small-town activists fueled by the Women's March take aim at midterm elections
Washington Post
With a recent influx of retirees and second-home owners from coastal cities, the Methow Valley is a relatively progressive island in the Republican stronghold of Okanogan County, where the local economy is still trying to recover from the collapse of ...

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Virginia Senate backs 'ban the box' legislation for public employment - Richmond.com

Google News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 15:52

Richmond.com

Virginia Senate backs 'ban the box' legislation for public employment
Richmond.com
The liberal Democrat in Maryland, conservative Republican in Virginia and left-leaning independent District of Columbia Council member have introduced legislation to set up an interstate compact barring any public spending on incentives for a new ...

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Women Aren't Just Marching Against Trump—They're Running Against Trumpism - The Nation.

Google News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 15:30

The Nation.

Women Aren't Just Marching Against Trump—They're Running Against Trumpism
The Nation.
What matters now is who else is on the ballot. The 2018 mid-term elections will be a critical test for the president's Republican Party and, if patterns hold, they could see a turn in the electoral math sufficient to check and balance the president in ...

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Pod Shut Down America - Commentary Magazine

Google News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:08

Commentary Magazine

Pod Shut Down America
Commentary Magazine
Kristoff and the cadre of progressive opinion-makers who agreed with him had a point. To the extent that millions of conservative talk-radio consumers had become convinced that a shutdown designed to “de-fund” the Affordable Care Act had any chance of ...

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Bipartisan effort would ban bidding war for Redskins stadium - Los Angeles Times

Google News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 13:04

Bipartisan effort would ban bidding war for Redskins stadium
Los Angeles Times
Three politicians in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are teaming up across partisan lines, seeking to prevent their governments from waging a bidding war with public money to build a new stadium for the Washington Redskins. The liberal ...

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Bipartisan effort would ban bidding war for Redskins stadium - Tampabay.com

Google News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 12:33

Bipartisan effort would ban bidding war for Redskins stadium
Tampabay.com
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Three politicians in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia are teaming up across partisan lines to try and prevent their governments from waging a bidding war with public money to build a new stadium for the Washington ...

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Anti-abortion Democrats navigate divide between March for Life and the Women's March - National Catholic Reporter

Google News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:34

National Catholic Reporter

Anti-abortion Democrats navigate divide between March for Life and the Women's March
National Catholic Reporter
Day is one of many progressives who oppose abortion while also touting left-leaning views on other issues, a position she says is increasingly tenuous in today's polarized political climate. "A lot of Democrats believe in science, climate change and ...
Both sides in abortion debate to mark anniversary of Roe v. Wade rulingPress Herald

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Albert R. Hunt: Democrats, don't veer left if you want to win - Salt Lake Tribune

Google News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 09:16

Salt Lake Tribune

Albert R. Hunt: Democrats, don't veer left if you want to win
Salt Lake Tribune
Instead, these candidates emphasized other progressive bona fides. Jones campaigned aggressively for black votes as the former federal prosecutor who convicted the Ku Klux Klansmen who killed African-American girls in the 1963 Birmingham church bombing ...

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The Resistance Is Turning Its Fire on a Conservative Democrat - New York Magazine

Google News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 08:19

New York Magazine

The Resistance Is Turning Its Fire on a Conservative Democrat
New York Magazine
To this point, the “resistance” movement has focused its fire on Republicans. But like the conservative activists who mobilized against Obama, liberals have decided to set aside their House-taking project long enough to do a bit of house-cleaning. And ...

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Year-Old 'Resistance' Now Sets Sights on the Ballot Box - NBC4 Washington

Google News - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 07:14

NBC4 Washington

Year-Old 'Resistance' Now Sets Sights on the Ballot Box
NBC4 Washington
The post-inauguration marches and this year's encores - not just the main event in Las Vegas, but in gatherings of varying sizes across the country and overseas - bookend a year of activism that has helped deliver electoral victories for liberals. They ...

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One Thing They Can Agree On — They Need to Listen - New York Times

Google News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 19:13

New York Times

One Thing They Can Agree On — They Need to Listen
New York Times
She tried to give the audience a sense of how Mr. Katulis, the liberal Democratic yin to her conservative Republican yang, would answer the questions posed, as well as conveying her own views. Some partisan listeners objected. But such experiences ...

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Chicago Democrats throw Lipinski under the bus — and blame Trump - Politico

Google News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 17:05

Politico

Chicago Democrats throw Lipinski under the bus — and blame Trump
Politico
Gutierrez later told POLITICO his remarks had "nothing to do" with Madigan or the redistricting process the state Democratic party controls. Rather, he said, they were a commentary that Lipinski had exported a part of his district, around a trademark ...

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Trump tries to stop the Democratic wave from crashing Pennsylvania - CNN

Google News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 16:15

CNN

Trump tries to stop the Democratic wave from crashing Pennsylvania
CNN
Conservative groups are already investing heavily in the race, with the Joe Ricketts-funded 45Committee pumping $500,000 into ads and Ending Spending saying it will spend $1 million. The Congressional Leadership Fund, a Paul Ryan-aligned super PAC, is ...
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