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Trump Embraces a Path to Revise U.S. Sentencing and Prison Laws - The New York Times

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Trump Embraces a Path to Revise U.S. Sentencing and Prison Laws  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump threw his support behind a substantial revision of the nation's prison and sentencing laws on Wednesday, opening a ...

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Yes, It Was A Blue Wave. No, It Doesn’t Matter For 2020. - FiveThirtyEight

Google News - Wed, 11/14/2018 - 03:00
Yes, It Was A Blue Wave. No, It Doesn’t Matter For 2020.  FiveThirtyEight

Welcome to FiveThirtyEight's weekly politics chat. The transcript below has been lightly edited. sarahf (Sarah Frostenson, politics editor): So we're here today to ...

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Some conservative students feel swamped by the blue wave - The State Press

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Some conservative students feel swamped by the blue wave  The State Press

Martha McSally campaign volunteers talk with students waiting in line to vote at the Palo Verde West polling location on ASU's Tempe campus on Tuesday, Nov.

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Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis - The New York Times

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Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis  The New York Times

Russian meddling, data sharing, hate speech — the social network faced one scandal after another. This is how Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg ...

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In challenge to Pelosi, Democrats see echoes of the House GOP's internal strife - Washington Post

Google News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 20:41

Washington Post

In challenge to Pelosi, Democrats see echoes of the House GOP's internal strife
Washington Post
The Democratic dissidents are so far nowhere near as well organized as the House Freedom Caucus, the roughly three dozen conservative hard-liners who frustrated the GOP leadership and blocked legislation, but they are threatening to use similar tactics ...
Pelosi allies warn against strife that plagued GOPThehour.com

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How Kyrsten Sinema Won Her Senate Seat and Pulled Off a Historic Arizona Triumph - New York Times

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New York Times

How Kyrsten Sinema Won Her Senate Seat and Pulled Off a Historic Arizona Triumph
New York Times
She transformed herself into a conservative Democrat who ran a disciplined campaign designed to attract Republican and independent voters who were frustrated with President Trump. And she capitalized on a changing Arizona, ... Some expressed concern ...

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Democrats Are Poised to Wipe Out Republicans' North Carolina Gerrymander In Time for the 2020 Election - Slate Magazine

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Slate Magazine

Democrats Are Poised to Wipe Out Republicans' North Carolina Gerrymander In Time for the 2020 Election
Slate Magazine
First, the RSLC, aided by conservative mega-donor Art Pope, funneled money into legislative races to swing control of the General Assembly. It worked: In 2010, Republicans seized control of both the North Carolina House and Senate for the ... Mapmakers ...

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Democrat Sinema wins Arizona Senate seat running as centrist - The News & Observer

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Democrat Sinema wins Arizona Senate seat running as centrist  The News & Observer

In a year of liberal challenges to Donald Trump, an avowed centrist scored the Democratic Party's biggest coup -- flipping a red state's U.S. Senate seat.

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'Though the electorate tilted Republican, the people polled favor progressive policies.' - DesMoinesRegister.com

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'Though the electorate tilted Republican, the people polled favor progressive policies.'
DesMoinesRegister.com
But a poll of 646 Iowans who voted last week finds a majority of both Republicans and Democrats don't want to see Republican officeholders doing many of the things they've promoted. Those include cutting more taxes on corporations and rich people ...

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Could Sherrod Brown be Rust Belt savior for Democrats against Trump in 2020? - Washington Examiner

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Washington Examiner

Could Sherrod Brown be Rust Belt savior for Democrats against Trump in 2020?
Washington Examiner
The liberal, populist Democrat managed to win a third term in culturally conservative Ohio, where the Trump coalition held together in state and federal contests and resisted the blue tide that swept Republicans from power across America. Now, as ...

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Democrat Sinema wins Arizona Senate seat running as centrist - WCJB

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WCJB

Democrat Sinema wins Arizona Senate seat running as centrist
WCJB
Sinema prevailed while the Democratic candidate for governor, David Garcia, ran as an avowed progressive and got trounced by Republican incumbent Doug Ducey. "Kyrsten was the perfect candidate for this race," said Democratic strategist Chad Campbell ...
Centrist Democrat Kyrsten Sinema flips Arizona Senate seatBangor Daily News

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The Border Wall - McCook Daily Gazette

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McCook Daily Gazette

The Border Wall
McCook Daily Gazette
I consider myself a bit conservative and vote Republican. Gene, though he has concealed it well over the years, has to be a staunch liberal, progressive, Democrat at heart. I'll use the term liberal in an attempt to be the least divisive and I honestly ...

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Divisions between progressives and moderates threaten to complicate Democrats' new House majority - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

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Daily Signal

Divisions between progressives and moderates threaten to complicate Democrats' new House majority
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Adam Green, co-founder of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, a liberal group, argues that the best way to help Democrats in red or purple districts is to vote on bold ideas, not “the lowest common denominator agreement between the two parties.”.
We Hear You: Democrats Take the House, Republicans Hold the Senate, Trump Declares VictoryDaily Signal
Midterms: Late results reveal Democrats 'blue wave' as party secures best election performance since 1974The Independent
The Myth of Trump and the Women's VoteAmerican Greatness
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A Week After the Election, Democratic Gains Grow Stronger - New York Times

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A Week After the Election, Democratic Gains Grow Stronger  New York Times

What seemed like a mixed result for Republicans has turned more grim as Democrats continue to pick up seats in the House and statewide gains come into ...

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Could Sherrod Brown be Rust Belt savior for Democrats against Trump in 2020? - Washington Examiner

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Could Sherrod Brown be Rust Belt savior for Democrats against Trump in 2020?  Washington Examiner

He may lack the star power and profile of other 2020 hopefuls, but Democrats are paying increasing attention to Sherrod Brown, U.S. Senator for Ohio, as they ...

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Democrat Sinema wins Arizona Senate seat running as centrist - The Associated Press

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Democrat Sinema wins Arizona Senate seat running as centrist  The Associated Press

In a year of liberal challenges to President Donald Trump, an avowed centrist scored the Democratic Party's biggest coup -- flipping a red state's U.S. Senate ...

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Analysis | The Trailer: How protesters will shape the Democrats' next election - The Washington Post

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Analysis | The Trailer: How protesters will shape the Democrats' next election  The Washington Post

In this edition: The muscular new left, a conversation with Richard Ojeda, and Ohio falling off the 2020 map.

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'Though the electorate tilted Republican, the people polled favor progressive policies.' - Des Moines Register

Google News - Tue, 11/13/2018 - 03:00
'Though the electorate tilted Republican, the people polled favor progressive policies.'  Des Moines Register

Election campaigns tend to play to party bases by framing issues in black or white. But many Iowa voters are more nuanced in their views.

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