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Who is Paula Jean Swearengin? - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Google News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:21

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Who is Paula Jean Swearengin?
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Sanders landed 124,700 votes in West Virginia during the 2016 primary election, or 51.4 percent of the Democratic vote. He won every county in the state. With a similar platform as Sanders, Swearengin is hoping to garner that same enthusiasm among the ...

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Do Democrats Want an Anti-Trump, or Their Own Trump? - Politico

Google News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 05:03

Politico

Do Democrats Want an Anti-Trump, or Their Own Trump?
Politico
The Gwen Graham who ran in a conservative district in 2014 did sound less progressive than the Gwen Graham who's running in a statewide Democratic primary in 2018. She didn't complain much about Republican misrule then, and she doesn't talk much about ...

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After Garland Defeat, New Group Hopes to Draw Democrats to Judicial Battlefield - New York Times

Google News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 05:00

New York Times

After Garland Defeat, New Group Hopes to Draw Democrats to Judicial Battlefield
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Democrats learned the hard way in 2016 that the right is much more animated by judicial fights after Republicans' refusal to consider the Supreme Court nomination of Merrick B. Garland helped rally conservative voters behind Donald J ...
Three ways Democrats might blow the blue wave electionCharlotte Observer

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Who is Paula Jean Swearengin? - Beckley Register-Herald

Google News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 03:01

Beckley Register-Herald

Who is Paula Jean Swearengin?
Beckley Register-Herald
Sanders landed 124,700 votes in West Virginia during the 2016 primary election, or 51.4 percent of the Democratic vote. He won every county in the state. With a similar platform as Sanders, Swearengin is hoping to garner that same enthusiasm among the ...

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Two congressional leaders from New York is not too many - City & State

Google News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 22:39

City & State

Two congressional leaders from New York is not too many
City & State
One reason, according to progressive activists at the time, was that many leading Democrats, including Daschle and Gephardt, failed to articulate a clear alternative to the GOP, most notably by voting to authorize the Iraq war. Some analysts attributed ...

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What Would a Progressive America Look Like? - Creators Syndicate

Google News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 22:10

Creators Syndicate

What Would a Progressive America Look Like?
Creators Syndicate
In many essential respects, these are of a piece with the conflicting standards we increasingly see applied by the FBI and the Department of Justice, the Federal Election Commission and even the IRS — to Democrats or progressives versus Republicans or ...

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The Democrats' New New Deal - Commentary Magazine

Google News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 17:39

Commentary Magazine

The Democrats' New New Deal
Commentary Magazine
Thus, Democratic rhetoric about the virtue of private enterprise over public “investments” is credulously reprinted without the kind of scorn or skepticism reserved for dubious Republican talking points. Just in time for the 2018 midterms, Democrats ...

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How Democrats can ruin the blue wave, in three simple steps - Charlotte Observer

Google News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 14:47

Charlotte Observer

How Democrats can ruin the blue wave, in three simple steps
Charlotte Observer
Except, maybe, if Democrats remind voters why they voted Republican in the first place. That's happening, too. Maybe not enough to stop the wave, but enough that Democrats should worry. How can the inevitable become less than inevitable? Three steps ...

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May primary could determine whether Oregon Legislature's Democrats move left - OregonLive.com

Google News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:19

OregonLive.com

May primary could determine whether Oregon Legislature's Democrats move left
OregonLive.com
... status, meaning they would have the three-fifths vote required to pass tax bills without any Republican support. But Democrats are also fighting their own internal battle in the May 15 primary that could determine whether the House and in ...

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The Ghosts of 'New Democrats' Are Haunting Us - Common Dreams

Google News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 09:55

Common Dreams

The Ghosts of 'New Democrats' Are Haunting Us
Common Dreams
Clinton settled into the White House in early 1993 as the leader of pathbreaking New Democrats. Many media outlets hailed him as a visionary who had overcome left-leaning liberalism to set the party straight. Although candidate Clinton had criticized ...

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A Social Scientist on the Liberal-Left Biases of Social Scientists - National Review

Google News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 06:34

National Review

A Social Scientist on the Liberal-Left Biases of Social Scientists
National Review
After Trump won the Republican nomination, they paid a little more attention. But as soon as Hillary Clinton secured the Democratic nomination, they were right back to believing that Trump's defeat was more or less inevitable. I saw that there was this ...

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The Ghosts of 'New Democrats' Are Haunting Us - Truthdig

Google News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 16:40

Truthdig

The Ghosts of 'New Democrats' Are Haunting Us
Truthdig
Although candidate Clinton had criticized Republican trickle-down economics and spoken about the need for public investment by the federal government, as president he proceeded along the lines of what Washington Post economics reporter Hobart Rowan ...

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Hey Kevin Nicholson: Respect your combat service but that doesn't make you a conservative - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Google News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 12:45

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Hey Kevin Nicholson: Respect your combat service but that doesn't make you a conservative
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"For those who have said that leading Marines in combat in two wars does not qualify as conservative credentials need to look inside them and decide what they think conservative credentials are." Pursuant to Nicholson's instructions, I have looked deep ...

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Be progressive, Democrats, not merely liberal | Opinion - Sun Sentinel

Google News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 11:07

Sun Sentinel

Be progressive, Democrats, not merely liberal | Opinion
Sun Sentinel
When I was elected to the House of Representatives in 2002, the American left found itself in the wilderness. George W. Bush's approval ratings topped 80 percent. Republicans controlled both chambers of Congress, and the Clinton administration felt ...

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Why this political scientist thinks the Democrats have to fight dirty - Vox

Google News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 08:00

Vox

Why this political scientist thinks the Democrats have to fight dirty
Vox
Until now, there was no left-wing equivalent to the “Flight 93” essay, no rallying cry that urged Democrats and liberals to do whatever is necessary to win. But David Faris's new book, It's Time to Fight Dirty, is the closest anyone has come so far ...
Democrats strive to tighten their hold in several statesYahoo News
The May primary wars are about to beginWRCB-TV
Democrats Gear Up To Tighten Their Hold On State LegislaturesOPB News
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Peter Lucas: Where were progressives in Setti Warren's time of need? - Lowell Sun

Google News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 06:46

Peter Lucas: Where were progressives in Setti Warren's time of need?
Lowell Sun
It is not the first time liberal Democrat Setti Warren has been rebuffed by fellow progressives of the Democrat Party. The former mayor of Newton would probably have received a warmer welcome at the Republican Party convention in Worcester Saturday ...

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Where were progressives in Setti Warren's time of need? - Lowell Sun

Google News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 06:46

Where were progressives in Setti Warren's time of need?
Lowell Sun
It is not the first time liberal Democrat Setti Warren has been rebuffed by fellow progressives of the Democrat Party. The former mayor of Newton would probably have received a warmer welcome at the Republican Party convention in Worcester Saturday ...

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Paul Ryan vs. the House Chaplain Is Really Ayn Rand vs. Pope Francis - Daily Beast

Google News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 05:07

Daily Beast

Paul Ryan vs. the House Chaplain Is Really Ayn Rand vs. Pope Francis
Daily Beast
Since Republicans closed ranks around Ryan and quashed a move to obtain records of the matter, we may never know the truth. But if we look closer, this conflict reflects a much larger fight about Catholicism in America, with Conroy representing Pope ...

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Romano: What are the odds Florida can lead in a good direction for once? - Tampabay.com

Google News - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 14:48

Tampabay.com

Romano: What are the odds Florida can lead in a good direction for once?
Tampabay.com
The most conservative Republicans won't go for it. Neither will the most liberal Democrats. So who does that leave? Well, you. If you really do believe the country, and Florida in particular, needs a less ideologically driven vision, then you should be ...

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Why Conservatives Can Crush on Kanye Yet Hate Michelle Wolf - Village Voice

Google News - Mon, 04/30/2018 - 12:59

Village Voice

Why Conservatives Can Crush on Kanye Yet Hate Michelle Wolf
Village Voice
Sure, white conservatives applaud when Charles Murray tells them black people are their intellectual inferiors, but in their view that's just science (and free speech!), not anything to take personally. And anyway, it's the liberals who are the Real ...

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