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The Illusion Fueling the Post-Midterms Conservative News Machine - WIRED

Google News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 13:52

WIRED

The Illusion Fueling the Post-Midterms Conservative News Machine
WIRED
Still, for Republicans, the shady art of agitprop hinges on a steady tempest of deflection and denial—performed most skillfully by the likes of Fox News, The Daily Caller, and other conservative propaganda machines. "Kansas is dead to me," Ann Coulter ...

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Liberal Kevin de León found an unlikely stronghold in Republican California - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Google News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 08:03

Liberal Kevin de León found an unlikely stronghold in Republican California
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Kevin de León spent his longshot campaign against Sen. Dianne Feinstein arguing that she was not sufficiently fighting against President Trump and his conservative agenda in Washington. But when election night came, De León ended up garnering strong ...

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Why Do White Women Keep Voting for the GOP, and Against Their Own Interests? - Vogue.com

Google News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 07:36

Vogue.com

Why Do White Women Keep Voting for the GOP, and Against Their Own Interests?
Vogue.com
It's become something of a bleak Election Night ritual: assessing the exit polls and seeing that white women voters overwhelmingly threw their support behind conservative Republican male candidates. .... Payne notes that she's not attempting conversion ...

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2018 Massachusetts election: Why these voters chose Elizabeth Warren and Charlie Baker - MassLive.com

Google News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 05:28

MassLive.com

2018 Massachusetts election: Why these voters chose Elizabeth Warren and Charlie Baker
MassLive.com
On Tuesday, she cast her ballot for U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a progressive Democrat considering a presidential run, and Gov. Charlie Baker, a Republican. "I love what Charlie's doing locally," Lagasse said. "I hate what's happening on a national ...

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Did Trump Lose the Midterms? - New York Times

Google News - Thu, 11/08/2018 - 05:01

New York Times

Did Trump Lose the Midterms?
New York Times
Ross predicts the Republican congressional caucus will get even Trumpier. And Michelle celebrates Democratic victories even as she mourns the probable defeats of several prominent — and proudly progressive — red-state liberals. ... I'm a Catholic and ...

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From Medicaid to minimum wage, even red state voters backed progressive measures - Washington Post

Google News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 20:04

Washington Post

From Medicaid to minimum wage, even red state voters backed progressive measures
Washington Post
That effort started with making sure conservatives could get behind what had begun as a liberal cause. “We worked to get conservatives on board early,” Shakir said, including groups such as the U.S. ... Democrats generally have supported Medicaid ...

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A Big Night for Democrats, but Not Progressives - Wall Street Journal

Google News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 19:16

Wall Street Journal

A Big Night for Democrats, but Not Progressives
Wall Street Journal
These gains will strengthen Democrats' hand over redistricting after the 2020 census, effectively foreclosing conservative reform in the majority of states for the next four years, and advancing a liberal agenda on the local level that has foundered in ...

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The 'blue wave' down-ballot? Where Democratic candidates faltered, many liberal measures found success - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Google News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 18:36

The San Diego Union-Tribune

The 'blue wave' down-ballot? Where Democratic candidates faltered, many liberal measures found success
The San Diego Union-Tribune
The same pattern held in many other moderate- and conservative-leaning states: Liberal-backed ballot measures — especially those involving criminal justice reform or healthcare — had greater success than Democratic candidates. ... Democrats seized ...

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As Democrats take House, experts say partisan polarization will only get worse - WEAR

Google News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 17:42

WEAR

As Democrats take House, experts say partisan polarization will only get worse
WEAR
The GOP will still have free rein to confirm conservative judges and Trump political nominees in the Senate, though, potentially beginning with a replacement for resigning Attorney General Jeff Sessions who will be more willing to accede to the ...
Democrats will control NY government: Now what?WGRZ.com
Both sides won, both sides feel emboldened. That's not goodDallas News
Democrats' key hurdle in conservative states are nonvoters, not RepublicansQuartz
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Democrats will control NY government: Now what? - WGRZ.com

Google News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 17:31

WGRZ.com

Democrats will control NY government: Now what?
WGRZ.com
And even the last time Democrats won the majority in 2008, it was a tenuous hold that fell apart in 2009 when a coup led Republicans to briefly tangle for control. But it won't be that case in ... Andrew Cuomo with a mandate from voters to enact a ...

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Florida looks 'redder than blue' after midterms - Fox 35 Orlando

Google News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 17:28

WPEC

Florida looks 'redder than blue' after midterms
Fox 35 Orlando
(NSF) - After Tuesday's elections, Florida Republicans maintained a stronghold on the governor's mansion, are poised to sweep the state Cabinet races and are a recount away from ousting a U.S. senator who's the only statewide Democratic office-holder ...
A divided Florida tossed the win to the Trump brand. But Andrew Gillum made history.Miami Herald (blog)
Florida looks 'redder than blue' after GOP winsWPEC
Gillum 2020?Vox
Sarasota Herald-Tribune -UPI.com
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Both sides won, both sides feel emboldened. That's not good - Dallas News

Google News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 14:11

Dallas News

Both sides won, both sides feel emboldened. That's not good
Dallas News
... return of Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Democrat leadership to key committees. For liberals, Tuesday was a resounding referendum on President Donald Trump's excesses from the body of Congress that most closely represents how the majority of Americans ...

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Back to Blue in Connecticut - City Journal

Google News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 12:39

City Journal

Back to Blue in Connecticut
City Journal
... an impressive trifecta in Connecticut state government. Their gubernatorial candidate, Ned Lamont, prevailed over Republican Bob Stefanowski, and Democrats gained seats in the state house and senate, after net losses in the three previous election ...

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A divided Florida tossed the win to the Trump brand. But Andrew Gillum made history. - Miami Herald (blog)

Google News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 12:38

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A divided Florida tossed the win to the Trump brand. But Andrew Gillum made history.
Miami Herald (blog)
Progressive Democrats are still a new scary thing. ... In the anxious end, a divided Florida tossed the two big races to the Trump brand embodied by Scott from conservative Naples and by former congressman Ron DeSantis from conservative Ponte Vedra ...
Democrats despondent, GOP ecstatic as Florida midterm boosts RepublicansSarasota Herald-Tribune
Gillum 2020?Vox
'Soul crushing': Trump wave bewilders Florida DemocratsPolitico
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Here's what did and didn't work for Democrats - Washington Post

Google News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 10:50

Washington Post

Here's what did and didn't work for Democrats
Washington Post
None of these states would have been won, most likely, by a fire-breathing progressive. In these states, competent moderates, especially in Nevada and Kansas, were able to effectively paint the Republican as extreme. (In the case of Maine, the outgoing ...

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Who really won the midterm elections? - CNN

Google News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 09:50

Washington Post

Who really won the midterm elections?
CNN
(CNN) Democrats took back the House by a decisive margin, while the Republicans improved their standing in the Senate, in a midterm election that -- despite its significance -- exposed the limitations of both parties for 2020. CNN commentators weigh ...
Both sides won, both sides feel emboldened. That's not goodDallas News
Here's what did and didn't work for DemocratsWashington Post
Mid-term election results: What it all means for TrumpBBC News
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle -Vox
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Even after leading her party to House majority, Nancy Pelosi faces battle for speaker's gavel - Los Angeles Times

Google News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 09:39

Washington Post

Even after leading her party to House majority, Nancy Pelosi faces battle for speaker's gavel
Los Angeles Times
Several Democrats, including some incoming lawmakers, publicly distanced themselves during the midterm campaign from Pelosi, who is vastly unpopular with conservatives and less so with progressive liberals. Republicans successfully used her as an ...
Who really won the midterm elections?CNN
The winners and losers from the 2018 midterm electionsUSA TODAY
Here's what did and didn't work for DemocratsWashington Post
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Democrats despondent, GOP ecstatic as Florida midterm boosts Republicans - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Google News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 08:41

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Democrats despondent, GOP ecstatic as Florida midterm boosts Republicans
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Florida Democrats suffered a demoralizing defeat Tuesday that left them without any statewide elected offices, while Republicans proved they can still dominate the state in the Trump era as they extended their total control of Tallahassee for at least ...
Gillum 2020?Vox
'Soul crushing': Trump wave bewilders Florida DemocratsPolitico
Ron DeSantis Defeats Andrew Gillum In Tight Florida Governor's RaceNPR
New York Times -Orlando Sentinel -TIME
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A new Democratic governor must decide how far he wants to lead California to the left - Los Angeles Times

Google News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 06:05

Los Angeles Times

A new Democratic governor must decide how far he wants to lead California to the left
Los Angeles Times
The majority of the state's modern-era governors have been Republicans. And the electorate was rarely as liberal as its national reputation — socially moderate but fiscally stingy, environmentally progressive but solidly behind get-tough-on-crime efforts.
With Registration at All-Time High, California Voters Head to the PollsKQED

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Democrats take control of US House while Republicans add to Senate majority - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Google News - Wed, 11/07/2018 - 01:23

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Democrats take control of US House while Republicans add to Senate majority
Minneapolis Star Tribune
To this end, the Democratic gains Tuesday came in many of the country's most affluent suburbs, communities Clinton carried, but they also surprised Republicans in some more conservative metropolitan areas. Kendra Horn, for example, pulled off ... Yet ...
Big question of the midterms: Have liberals finally realized the power of voting?Salon
Midterm Elections Live Results: Democrats Will Flip The House And Republicans Will Keep The SenateBuzzFeed News

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