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McConnell on reparations for slavery: Not a 'good idea' - KLEW

Google News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 17:23
McConnell on reparations for slavery: Not a 'good idea'  KLEW

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday rejected reparations for slavery in part because it would be hard to know whom to pay. The Kentucky ...

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Sean McElwee's media influence - Columbia Journalism Review

Google News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 14:22
Sean McElwee's media influence  Columbia Journalism Review

Sean McElwee is, first and foremost, an expert yeller. He yells on Twitter, he yells at politicians, he yells in spirited debate with friends at a weekly happy hour he ...

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Your Illinois News Radar » Question of the day - The Capitol Fax Blog

Google News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 14:05
Your Illinois News Radar » Question of the day  The Capitol Fax Blog

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019. * Senate Republican Leader Bill Brady said at the City Club today that he believes the Republicans will find a “really good” candidate to ...

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Primary challengers looking to repeat AOC magic face uphill battle in 2020 - Center for Responsive Politics

Google News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 13:52
Primary challengers looking to repeat AOC magic face uphill battle in 2020  Center for Responsive Politics

Old fundraising challenges and new DCCC rules disadvantaging primary challengers give Democratic incumbents a clear advantage in 2020.

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Leftists Have Turned Obama Into Mitt Romney - New York Magazine

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Leftists Have Turned Obama Into Mitt Romney  New York Magazine

The left has recently accused Obama of redistributing wealth upward and undercutting Elizabeth Warren's attacks on business. Both claims are false.

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2019: The Best and Worst Legislators - Texas Monthly

Google News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 10:01
2019: The Best and Worst Legislators  Texas Monthly

They called it the kumbaya session, but we still found plenty of scoundrels and statesmen.

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Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders Jockey for Position With Liberal Voters - The Wall Street Journal

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Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders Jockey for Position With Liberal Voters  The Wall Street Journal

Democratic presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders are largely competing for the same pool of liberal voters who want big changes in ...

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Are Libertarians Just Moderates? - The Liberator Online

Google News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 09:24
Are Libertarians Just Moderates?  The Liberator Online

What is a moderate in today's political environment? When someone describes themselves as “fiscally conservative and socially liberal,” they are often seen as ...

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Study: TV News Hides Radicalism of 2020 Democratic Candidates - NewsBusters

Google News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 07:50
Study: TV News Hides Radicalism of 2020 Democratic Candidates  NewsBusters

Even though the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have championed some of the most radical policy proposals ever seen in American politics, the vast ...

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Progressive Middle School Principal Announces Run Against Bronx Democrat - HuffPost

Google News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 07:30
Progressive Middle School Principal Announces Run Against Bronx Democrat  HuffPost

Jamaal Bowman, the founder and principal of a public middle school in the Bronx, launched a progressive challenge against Rep. Eliot Engel, a 16-term ...

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Partisan control shapes state policies - Sampson Independent

Google News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 06:59
Partisan control shapes state policies  Sampson Independent

To the ears of politically engaged North Carolinians, it may sound strange to hear claims that changes in partisan control don't yield significant changes in state ...

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Why the Right Abandons Democracy in Favor of Authoritarianism - Washington Monthly

Google News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 06:30
Why the Right Abandons Democracy in Favor of Authoritarianism  Washington Monthly

There is a theme that has been emerging since the Tea Party was formed in reaction to Barack Obama's election. It has most recently been articulated in ...

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Why Do We Have Massive Income Inequality? - LA Progressive

Google News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 04:33
Why Do We Have Massive Income Inequality?  LA Progressive

Massive Income Inequality -- It's possible that we shall see a reversal of income inequality through a strengthening of anti-monopoly laws.

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Court Packing Won't Happen, but Calling Out the Court as Partisan Can Work Just as Well - Pacific Standard

Google News - Tue, 06/18/2019 - 02:31
Court Packing Won't Happen, but Calling Out the Court as Partisan Can Work Just as Well  Pacific Standard

More than any other president in recent history, Donald Trump is *content* to let his cabinet seats sit empty. At one point this year, almost 40 percent of key ...

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As Sanctuary City Bill Dies, Question Arises: How Progressive Is Hawaii? - Hawaiipublicradio

Google News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 21:52
As Sanctuary City Bill Dies, Question Arises: How Progressive Is Hawaii?  Hawaiipublicradio

A bill designating Honolulu as a sanctuary city died on Thursday, prompting the question: how progressive is Hawaii? States, counties and cities across the.

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George F. Will: To beat Trump, Democrats must practice a politics of modesty - Salt Lake Tribune

Google News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 20:37
George F. Will: To beat Trump, Democrats must practice a politics of modesty  Salt Lake Tribune

Washington • “It is a great advantage to a president,” said the 30th of them, “and a major source of safety to the country, for him to know he is not a great man.”.

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Partisan control shapes state policies - The Wilson Times

Google News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 20:31
Partisan control shapes state policies  The Wilson Times

RALEIGH — To the ears of politically engaged North Carolinians, it may sound strange to hear claims that changes in partisan control don't yield significant ...

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Billionaire conservative donors will now give to Democrats—to guard against progressive upstarts like AOC - TheBlaze

Google News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 20:16
Billionaire conservative donors will now give to Democrats—to guard against progressive upstarts like AOC  TheBlaze

A political action committee affiliated with Charles and David Koch has announced its intention to focus energy on supporting a specific type of Democratic ...

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End Result for Flag Amendment Will Define Us - Newsmax

Google News - Mon, 06/17/2019 - 17:29
End Result for Flag Amendment Will Define Us  Newsmax

Led by our president, it's now time to renew the debate over what kind of a nation we are, and whether we understand the enduring principle that respect, ...

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