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Liberal Judge Wins Wisconsin Supreme Court Seat, Buoying Democrats - New York Times

Google News - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 22:51

New York Times

Liberal Judge Wins Wisconsin Supreme Court Seat, Buoying Democrats
New York Times
Rebecca Dallet, a Milwaukee County Circuit judge favored by liberals, was elected on Tuesday to the Wisconsin Supreme Court, The Associated Press reported, reducing the hold of conservative justices over the state's highest court. Judge Dallet's defeat ...
Liberals just won a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court by a huge marginVox
Progressive Judge Wins Big in Wisconsin Special ElectionNew York Magazine

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Liberals just won a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court by a huge margin - Vox

Google News - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 21:54

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Liberals just won a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court by a huge margin
Vox
Liberal candidate Rebecca Dallet has won election to the Wisconsin Supreme Court, according to Decision Desk. Dallet defeated her conservative opponent for the open seat, Michael Screnock easily, and her victory will cut the conservative majority on ...
Liberal Judge Wins Wisconsin Supreme Court Seat, Buoying DemocratsNew York Times
AP: Dallet wins Wisconsin Supreme Court raceWBAY

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Where Will Conservatives Draw the Line on Trump? - Commentary Magazine

Google News - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 12:49

Commentary Magazine

Where Will Conservatives Draw the Line on Trump?
Commentary Magazine
If the GOP is Trump's party now, then it is also a progressive party. Conservatives should not pretend that the president is trying to ignite a serious policy conversation. He is salving his fragile ego by attacking a perceived enemy and leveraging the ...

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Sticks and stones may break my bones, but reality is probably going to hurt you - Price Sun Advocate

Google News - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 06:55

Price Sun Advocate

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but reality is probably going to hurt you
Price Sun Advocate
But, I would like people to attack my arguments, not me. I have a progressive bend. I admit that, and make no apologies for it. I went to the Democratic State Convention when I was 18 and have been a devoted progressive all my life. I say progressive ...

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National Democrats Want to Make Judicial Elections the Next Crest in the Blue Wave - Daily Beast

Google News - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 04:49

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National Democrats Want to Make Judicial Elections the Next Crest in the Blue Wave
Daily Beast
Republicans have taken notice of the Democratic efforts. “Liberals and progressives, like Eric Holder, have an organized effort to pick off partisan state Supreme Courts to short-circuit the legislative branches of government to rig the system to their ...

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National Democrats Want to Make Judicial Elections the Next Crest in the Blue Wave - Daily Beast

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Daily Beast

National Democrats Want to Make Judicial Elections the Next Crest in the Blue Wave
Daily Beast
Former Vice President Joe Biden did a robocall on Monday. Eric Holder's group, the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, has spent $165,000. Tom Steyer's organization is running a get-out-the-vote operation. And a pro-business advocacy group has ...

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New Jersey's Midterm Congressional Contest Attracts 51 Contenders - NJ Spotlight

Google News - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 01:02

NJ Spotlight

New Jersey's Midterm Congressional Contest Attracts 51 Contenders
NJ Spotlight
“Both districts are gerrymandered to be Republican seats, but demographic changes in the 2nd have made that district somewhat bluer than it was initially configured in 2011,” she said. “The 11th is also Republican, but these voters tend to be socially ...

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Otsego resident sees Trump as 'opportunistic' - Oneonta Daily Star

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 19:34

Oneonta Daily Star

Otsego resident sees Trump as 'opportunistic'
Oneonta Daily Star
Government leadership under the Trump administration is shedding uncertainty on issues including health care, the economy and the civil discourse, according to Dr. James Dalton, a Democrat from the town of Otsego. Dalton, who voted for Hillary Clinton ...

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Home » Nation » Panel on faith, faithful in politics called needed in 'polarized world' - The Pilot

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 15:58

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Home » Nation » Panel on faith, faithful in politics called needed in 'polarized world'
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Panelists participate in a March 26 discussion at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington on "Faith and the Faithful in U.S. Politics." Pictured from left to right are Peter Wehner, a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in ...
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Panel on faith, faithful in politics called needed in 'polarized world' - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 14:46

Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Panel on faith, faithful in politics called needed in 'polarized world'
Crux: Covering all things Catholic
Representing the conservative side was panelist Peter Wehner - a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and director of its Faith Angle Forum, and a former speechwriter for President George W. Bush and the co-author of City of Man ...
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Sinclair defends itself over uproar after local news anchors read anti-'false news' screed - USA TODAY

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 14:10

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Sinclair defends itself over uproar after local news anchors read anti-'false news' screed
USA TODAY
Democrats have also chided FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, a Trump-appointed Republican, for supporting TV ownership rule changes that would make it easier for the merger to pass regulatory scrutiny. After their requests, the FCC inspector general began an ...

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Studies: Democratic politicians represent middle-class voters. GOP politicians don't. - Vox

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 09:00

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Studies: Democratic politicians represent middle-class voters. GOP politicians don't.
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And because of the ideological sorting that has taken place in Congress over the past 50 years — with the dying out of both conservative Southern Democrats and liberal-leaning Northern Republicans — voters' responsiveness to elite opinion has ...

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Progressive black women overlooked in Democrats' push to win NJ races in Trump midterm - NJ.com

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 06:56

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Progressive black women overlooked in Democrats' push to win NJ races in Trump midterm
NJ.com
The presence of Van Drew, one of the most conservative Democrats in Trenton, has made the 2nd Congressional District one of the House seats most likely to flip in November. House Democrats need to win 23 districts now represented by Republicans to win ...

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What Is Illiberalism? Answering Joshua Muravchik - National Review

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 06:35

National Review

What Is Illiberalism? Answering Joshua Muravchik
National Review
He seems to believe that the ideological composition of Freedom House is virtually unchanged since the Cold War, a healthy mix of conservatives, centrists, and moderate liberals. In our February essay, “Freedom House Turns Partisan,” Gonzalez and I ...

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Long-Shot Contenders Crowd Connecticut Gubernatorial Race - Hartford Courant

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 06:01

Hartford Courant

Long-Shot Contenders Crowd Connecticut Gubernatorial Race
Hartford Courant
“How many dyed-in-the-wool progressives will get moved by this campaign? I don't know,” he said. “I'd like the moderate Democrats to be moderate again.” Another lesser-known candidate using social media to try to stay relevant is Micah Welintukonis, a ...

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Robert B. Reich's Recipe for a Just Society - New York Times

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 05:02

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Robert B. Reich's Recipe for a Just Society
New York Times
Reich's proposals would make a good starting point for a new progressive political project. What is puzzling, however, is his insistence that a politics of the common good can or should be nonpartisan. Time and again, he draws a sharp distinction ...

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Crawford County Trump supporters undeterred by drama - Meadville Tribune

Google News - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 06:56

Meadville Tribune

Crawford County Trump supporters undeterred by drama
Meadville Tribune
Their concerns continue to grow even as they search for ways to cultivate a political landscape that will be more responsive to their priorities. Across the board, voters wondered whether those with which they disagree can view issues objectively and ...

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“Conservative” Gov. Kasich Praises Anti-gun March; Gets Liberal-NeoCon Boost for 2020 White House Bid - The New American

Google News - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 03:33

Conservative” Gov. Kasich Praises Anti-gun March; Gets Liberal-NeoCon Boost for 2020 White House Bid
The New American
This pandering to the Left is what has always endeared Kasich to the “progressive” chattering classes and made him the go-to guy for the establishment media hounds looking for a Republican who can put forward a “moderate,” “centrist,” “compassionate ...

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Two-party system is an ailment infecting politics - The Asbury Collegian

Google News - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 23:41

Two-party system is an ailment infecting politics
The Asbury Collegian
Democrats and Republicans face the same challenge every two years: finding what their platform will be as a party en masse. As we saw in 2016, Democrats struggled to determine whose policies should be embraced in the party platform: the centrist and ...

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Letter to the editor: Trumpist candidates on notice - Ashland Daily Tidings

Google News - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 21:30

Letter to the editor: Trumpist candidates on notice
Ashland Daily Tidings
(3) The Republican Party is a threat to democratic values and the rule of law. Their thesis, essentially, is that Trumpism poses such a severe threat to the Republican Party and the nation that it must be thwarted. And the only way to achieve this is ...

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