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Franklin city council member, reserve deputy shares controversial Facebook post - The Republic

Google News - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 08:42

The Republic

Franklin city council member, reserve deputy shares controversial Facebook post
The Republic
A Franklin City Council member who also is a reserve sheriff's deputy shared a post on social media this weekend that referred to s***hole countries, Democrats, votes and the United States. Joe Ault, a Republican, shared a Facebook post Friday night ...

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Of state's reps in House, only four defend privacy rights - Madison.com

Google News - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 07:48

Madison.com

Of state's reps in House, only four defend privacy rights
Madison.com
Noting that outspoken conservatives voted with progressive Democrats to block the FISA bill, Congressman Ro Khanna trenchantly framed the issue: “When (Michigan Republican Justin Amash and North Carolina Republican Mark Meadows, the chair of the House ...

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A Dreamer Deal, Delayed - Slate Magazine

Google News - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 07:43

Observer

A Dreamer Deal, Delayed
Slate Magazine
Conservatives (and plenty of rank-and-file Republicans) in both the Senate and House did not care for the deal that had been negotiated: It offered protections not just to DACA beneficiaries but to the entire DACA-eligible population of Dreamers. To ...
With Midterm Victory in Sight, Democrats Must Prepare to Ride the WaveObserver
Rep. Issa's abandoned district shifting left with anti-Trump fervorThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Democrats' confidence can be self-destructiveHerald-Mail Media

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Why the Endowment Tax Is Unconstitutional - Inside Higher Ed

Google News - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 03:08

Inside Higher Ed

Why the Endowment Tax Is Unconstitutional
Inside Higher Ed
Kevin Brady, a Republican congressman from Texas and the lead sponsor of the Republican tax bill, claimed that the endowment tax “ensures that private endowments are placed on equal footing with private foundations.” Private foundations, which disperse ...

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Official shares controversial Facebook post; Mayor: comment doesn't reflect official views - Daily Journal

Google News - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 02:10

Daily Journal

Official shares controversial Facebook post; Mayor: comment doesn't reflect official views
Daily Journal
A Franklin City Council member who also is a reserve sheriff's deputy shared a post on social media this weekend that referred to s***hole countries, Democrats, votes and the United States. Joe Ault, a Republican, shared a Facebook post Friday night ...

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MSNBC Guest Defends Biden's 'Back in Chains' Comment About Romney - Washington Free Beacon

Google News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 20:04

MSNBC Guest Defends Biden's 'Back in Chains' Comment About Romney
Washington Free Beacon
Zerlina Maxwell, a frequent MSNBC guest and the director of progressive programming for Sirius XM Radio, defended former Vice President Joe Biden's 2012 charge that Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney wanted to put black people "back in chains ...

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Democrat Kennedy calls Republican Ives' gun crime solution ignorant and stupid - Chicago Tribune

Google News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 17:30

Chicago Tribune

Democrat Kennedy calls Republican Ives' gun crime solution ignorant and stupid
Chicago Tribune
Ives was the lone Republican candidate attending the event, which featured the leading Democratic candidates for governor. It was held by the Community Renewal Society, a progressive and faith-based group, at Old St. Patrick's Church in the West Loop ...
Kennedy Targets Gun Violence in IL RunDTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

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Maine Republican Party promoting 'fake news' sites that target Democrats - Press Herald

Google News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:55

Press Herald

Maine Republican Party promoting 'fake news' sites that target Democrats
Press Herald
But nine days later, he lost the runoff by 145 votes — a narrow defeat he and his supporters blame in part on the website's attacks, many of which were quickly recirculated on Facebook by the state Republican Party. Fake news — misleading stories ...

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Chelsea Manning vs. Ben Cardin: Battle of the sellouts - Conservative Review

Google News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:47

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Chelsea Manning vs. Ben Cardin: Battle of the sellouts
Conservative Review
This fight, of course, benefits the Republican Party tremendously. Not only does the GOP get to benefit from a cannibalizing primary that will pit the Democrat party's establishment wing against the radical identity politics of its more progressive ...
Chelsea Manning's Senate bid: Cause for celebration or criminal Democrat candidate?RT

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Bysiewicz Gets 1st Endorsement For Governor - New Haven Independent

Google News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:17

Bysiewicz Gets 1st Endorsement For Governor
New Haven Independent
That's one reason, Elliott said, he's working to ensure that not just all the Republicans in the legislature, but also conservative Democrats like Branford State Rep. Lonnie Reed, face opponents this year — Republicans in the general election ...

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City council member under fire for post about s***hole countries - Daily Journal

Google News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 15:02

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City council member under fire for post about s***hole countries
Daily Journal
A Franklin City Council member who is also a reserve sheriff's deputy shared a post on social media this weekend that referred to s***hole countries, Democrats, votes and the United States. Joe Ault, a Republican, shared a Facebook post on Friday night ...
Franklin councilor under fire for disparaging post about Democrats, immigrantsWISH-TV

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Chelsea Manning's Senate bid: Cause for celebration or criminal Democrat candidate? - RT

Google News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:07

RT

Chelsea Manning's Senate bid: Cause for celebration or criminal Democrat candidate?
RT
“I don't think Manning has any chance of winning, but I am not sure winning is the point here,” Kiriakou said. “What Chelsea really wants to do – is to get her message out. Ben Cardin, who is the incumbent senator that she is running against, is really ...

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With Midterm Victory in Sight, Democrats Must Prepare to Ride the Wave - Observer

Google News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 06:46

Observer

With Midterm Victory in Sight, Democrats Must Prepare to Ride the Wave
Observer
But it doesn't matter. Let Republican senators filibuster. Let Trump veto. But if Team Blue wins the House this year, it must pass every piece of progressive legislation possible in that chamber to show progressives that Democrats have heard them and ...
Expect a tight race in special election, but PA-18 remains solidly RepublicanThe Hill
Rep. Issa's abandoned district shifting left with anti-Trump fervorThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Democrats' confidence can be self-destructiveHerald-Mail Media
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Texas 'blue wave' could sweep in wave of gay elected officials - San Antonio Express-News

Google News - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 18:55

San Antonio Express-News

Texas 'blue wave' could sweep in wave of gay elected officials
San Antonio Express-News
By some measures, it could also increase the chances that Valdez or even Payne could become the Democratic Party nominee for governor, perhaps even end up with them in a primary runoff. Such developments would almost certainly draw national attention ...

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Warning: Biggest threat to freedom is corporations, not government - WND.com

Google News - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 16:25

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Warning: Biggest threat to freedom is corporations, not government
WND.com
For generations, American conservatives have been taught to defend free enterprise at all costs. Any hint of regulation of major corporations has been regarded as inevitably leading to socialism. And even the populist President Trump's main ...

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Does Presidential Character Matter in a Polarized Age? - History News Network (HNN)

Google News - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:48

Does Presidential Character Matter in a Polarized Age?
History News Network (HNN)
This is a message for Democrats and Republicans, progressives and conservatives. Nixon won the 1968 election running as the “New Nixon,” which projected a softer image to the voters. He avoided taking tough stands on issues until the last month of the ...

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Rep. Issa's abandoned district shifting left with anti-Trump fervor - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Google News - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 09:01

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Rep. Issa's abandoned district shifting left with anti-Trump fervor
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Today, Latinos make up 27 percent of the district, which trends significantly more liberal in San Diego County than Orange County. Democratic contenders appealing to those and other voters in November include Applegate, an attorney, Paul Kerr, a real ...

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Historians Have Long Thought Populism Was a Good Thing. Are They Wrong? - Politico

Google News - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 07:18

Politico

Historians Have Long Thought Populism Was a Good Thing. Are They Wrong?
Politico
While some Democrats supported an inflationary policy of redeeming war bonds with greenbacks, Republicans and conservative Democrats insisted on a hard-money policy that benefited bondholders. As a result, many of the North's once-sturdy independent ...

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What the 'Dreamer' fight is really about - Los Angeles Times

Google News - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 07:01

Los Angeles Times

What the 'Dreamer' fight is really about
Los Angeles Times
In the current age of identity politics, a new generation of progressive Democrats has recalibrated mass illegal immigration as a godsend. Over the last 20 years, it has vastly expanded the Latino vote as well as empowered ethnic tribunes. Immigration ...
Five hurdles to a big DACA and border dealThe Hill

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Low turnout forces BTV Republicans to convert planned caucus to candidate forum - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Google News - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 17:02

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Low turnout forces BTV Republicans to convert planned caucus to candidate forum
BurlingtonFreePress.com
Councilor Ali Dieng, who represents Ward 7, also came to speak to the Republicans. Dieng has already secured the endorsements of the Progressive and Democratic caucuses. "My vote is not about the parties. It's about the people I represent," Dieng said ...

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