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The Most Important Races in Tuesday's Primaries - Slate Magazine

Google News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 20:35

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The Most Important Races in Tuesday's Primaries
Slate Magazine
Primary voters head to the polls in Texas, Arkansas, Kentucky, and Georgia on Tuesday, to decide the latest battles in the ongoing war between the Democratic establishment and the progressive wing of the party. ... Democrats are hoping Fletcher's more ...
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These 7 Women Could Help Democrats Win Congress. (And Here's How the Republicans Plan to Stop Them.)New York Times
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Obama, Gina Haspel, Texas: Your Monday Evening Briefing - New York Times

Google News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 18:06

New York Times

Obama, Gina Haspel, Texas: Your Monday Evening Briefing
New York Times
Andrew Cuomo over his progressive rival, Cynthia Nixon, in New York's Democratic primary for governor. Both Clintons are treading ... And Mr. Blankenship wants to run as a third-party candidate for Senate in West Virginia, having lost the Republican ...

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Move over tea party: 'Progressive' Democrats also a force in ousting moderate incumbents - Allentown Morning Call

Google News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 15:15

Allentown Morning Call

Move over tea party: 'Progressive' Democrats also a force in ousting moderate incumbents
Allentown Morning Call
Republican state Sen. Randy Vulakovich and Democratic state Rep. Dom Costa may hail from different political parties. But they share a few things in common: Both were police officers. Both represent parts of Allegheny County. And both are middle-of ...

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The Universal Notebook: Handicapping the gubernatorial hopefuls, hopeless - The Forecaster

Google News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 13:40

The Forecaster

The Universal Notebook: Handicapping the gubernatorial hopefuls, hopeless
The Forecaster
Moody ran as a middle-of-the-road independent eight years ago, insisting he was neither a liberal nor a conservative. Now the LePage team body mechanics have souped up Moody as “a lifelong conservative.” So which is it, Shawn, were you lying then or ...

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What Happens in Georgia Could Have National Implications for Years to Come - RollingStone.com

Google News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 11:08

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What Happens in Georgia Could Have National Implications for Years to Come
RollingStone.com
Abrams, who grew up poor in Mississippi and served six years as both the first black Democratic leader in the state House and the first woman, hopes to scale up those "firsts" in November by upsetting the Republican nominee – most likely long-serving ...

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Don Blankenship announces third-party Senate bid in West Virginia - NBCNews.com

Google News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:29

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Don Blankenship announces third-party Senate bid in West Virginia
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Don Blankenship, the colorful and controversial Republican who recently came up short in West Virginia's Senate primary, announced Monday he will throw his hat back in the ring with a third-party bid. That is, if Blankenship's candidacy is legally ...
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Our Opinion: Contrarian blocs challenge political parties' platforms - The Wilson Times

Google News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 10:00

Our Opinion: Contrarian blocs challenge political parties' platforms
The Wilson Times
Yes, there are liberal conservatives and conservative liberals. The Blue Dog Coalition, a caucus of centrist and family-values Democrats chaired by U.S. Rep. Jim Costa of ... more competitive races and less polarization. As for party chairs and ...

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Female candidates to play a starring role in Tuesday's primaries - NBCNews.com

Google News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 09:47

Female candidates to play a starring role in Tuesday's primaries
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female contest is the runoff in Texas' 7th congressional district, where Lizzie Fletcher (who's backed by EMILY's List and is the preferred choice among national Democrats) faces off against Laura Moser (who's favored by progressive groups). .... as ...

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The still-raging controversy over Al Franken's resignation, explained - Vox

Google News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 06:20

Vox

The still-raging controversy over Al Franken's resignation, explained
Vox
Many progressive men didn't see the fall of Al Franken over sexual misconduct allegations as the loss of a Democratic senator. It was the loss of a progressive icon. And they haven't moved on. I know this because they still email me about it. “As a ...

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Juan Williams: Trump gives life to the left - The Hill

Google News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 06:05

The Hill

Juan Williams: Trump gives life to the left
The Hill
Andrew Cuomo (D), has set back progressive causes by working too closely with Republicans and conservative Democrats in the state legislature. "We're a blue state, we're a proudly Democratic state, but we have a governor in there who governs like a ...

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Primary Briefing: Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky And Texas - FiveThirtyEight

Google News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 05:47

New York Times

Primary Briefing: Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky And Texas
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how much more Republican or Democratic a jurisdiction is than the country overall — to give you an idea of how competitive each general election will be, as well as whether the parties are choosing the candidates with the best chance to win in ...
These 7 Women Could Help Democrats Win Congress. (And Here's How the Republicans Plan to Stop Them.)New York Times
Democratic dread: Party tries to keep California's odd election rules from denying them HouseVentura County Star
Too Many Good Candidates a 'Nightmare Scenario' for California DemocratsTimes of San Diego
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Madaleno, staunch liberal and policy wonk, hopes to build on Montgomery Co. base in Maryland governor's race - Baltimore Sun

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Baltimore Sun

Madaleno, staunch liberal and policy wonk, hopes to build on Montgomery Co. base in Maryland governor's race
Baltimore Sun
Richard S. Madaleno stood on stage at a candidates' forum in a Baltimore tap room surrounded by a formidable field of rivals seeking the Democratic nomination for governor: Ivy League grads. Accomplished lawyers. ... That's because of the Democrats ...

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Hillary and Bill Clinton Go Separate Ways for 2018 Midterm Elections - New York Times

Google News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 05:00

New York Times

Hillary and Bill Clinton Go Separate Ways for 2018 Midterm Elections
New York Times
Andrew M. Cuomo of New York in a contested Democratic primary, her spokesman, Nick Merrill, confirmed — a move sure to enrage liberal activists seeking Mr. Cuomo's ouster at the hands of Cynthia Nixon, the actress turned progressive insurgent. Mrs ...

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Party Nominations for Statewide Elections Come Into Focus - Gotham Gazette

Google News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:26

Gotham Gazette

Party Nominations for Statewide Elections Come Into Focus
Gotham Gazette
This week the Democratic and Republican state parties will hold their conventions, nominating candidates for the four statewide positions of governor, lieutenant governor, comptroller, and attorney general. It is also an ... After laying out a ...

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Women Wanting to Save the GOP Need to Step Up - OZY

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OZY

Women Wanting to Save the GOP Need to Step Up
OZY
There's a progressive celebrity challenging the incumbent Democratic governor. The conservative, establishment Republican is folding his campaign to a Republican who admits to not voting for President Trump. And for good measure, and because it's New ...
5 questions voters will answer in Tuesday's runoff electionsDallas News
These 7 Women Could Help Democrats Win Congress. (And Here's How the Republicans Plan to Stop Them.)New York Times
Parties Trade State House Special Election WinsPoliticsPA
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Contrarian blocs challenge political parties' platforms - The Wilson Times

Google News - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 19:42

Contrarian blocs challenge political parties' platforms
The Wilson Times
Yes, there are liberal conservatives and conservative liberals. The Blue Dog Coalition, a caucus of centrist and family-values Democrats chaired by U.S. Rep. Jim Costa of ... more competitive races and less polarization. As for party chairs and ...

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5 questions voters will answer in Tuesday's runoff elections - Dallas News

Google News - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 15:09

Dallas News

5 questions voters will answer in Tuesday's runoff elections
Dallas News
Because he has personal views against abortion (he says as governor he would support abortion rights) and was an elder at a church that's against gay marriage, White has been dogged by questions from progressives about his trustworthiness. Many ...

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Bernie Sanders: Establishment Dems 'don't generate excitement' - NBCNews.com

Google News - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:31

Bernie Sanders: Establishment Dems 'don't generate excitement'
NBCNews.com
Progressive candidates had an impressive showing last Tuesday in state's like Pennsylvania and Nebraska. Some members of the party, however, worry nominating more liberal candidates could hurt Democrats' chances in the general election.

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Democratic dread: Party tries to keep California's odd election rules from denying them House - Ventura County Star

Google News - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 19:16

Ventura County Star

Democratic dread: Party tries to keep California's odd election rules from denying them House
Ventura County Star
Competitive congressional districts across Southern California are packed with qualified, enthusiastic and well-financed candidates touting progressive policies and promising stiff resistance to President Donald Trump's agenda. The only ... Super PACs ...
Too Many Good Candidates a 'Nightmare Scenario' for California DemocratsTimes of San Diego
Dems try to salvage chances to unseat climate science foeE&E News

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Black, Female and Running for Governor: Can She Win in the South? - New York Times

Google News - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 14:46

New York Times

Black, Female and Running for Governor: Can She Win in the South?
New York Times
Ms. Abrams, a former minority leader of the Georgia House, is also testing a risky campaign strategy: that a Democrat can win a statewide election in the Deep South without relying on the conservative-leaning white voters long considered essential ...

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