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The answer to GOP dog whistles? Democrats should talk more about race, not less. - Washington Post

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 16:54

Washington Post

The answer to GOP dog whistles? Democrats should talk more about race, not less.
Washington Post
If they want to stay relevant on the ballot and win back centrist voters who defected to Trump, these critics say, liberals should avoid identity politics and focus on economic concerns. They're wrong. ... To test whether a combined race-class message ...

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Democrat James Smith plays up centrist appeal in bid for SC governor - Charleston Post Courier

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 10:19

Charleston Post Courier

Democrat James Smith plays up centrist appeal in bid for SC governor
Charleston Post Courier
COLUMBIA — In his bid to upset Republican incumbent Henry McMaster and become the first Democrat elected to the governor's office since 1998, state Rep. James Smith is trying to cast himself ... And with some of the endorsements Smith secured during ...

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Idaho as rock-solid conservative bastion not today's reality - Idaho County Free Press

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 09:18

Idaho as rock-solid conservative bastion not today's reality
Idaho County Free Press
Idaho as rock-solid conservative bastion not today's reality. Letters to the Editor. As of Tuesday ... #Just check out the 2018 Idaho Democrat Party platform and the Idaho Democrat candidate for governor (“progressive” Paulette Jordan). #The leftist ...

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Conservatives, Liberals and Progressives: What's the difference? - Thegardenisland.com

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 06:11

Conservatives, Liberals and Progressives: What's the difference?
Thegardenisland.com
These are questions I get asked frequently, and more recently specifically from my 87-year-old mother, an “Obama Democrat” living in Alabama. ... What about conservatives? Conservatives believe we live in a world governed by the law of the jungle and ...

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Tax Case Flips the Script for Democrats and the GOP But What About for Jurists? - ProPublica

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 05:01

ProPublica

Tax Case Flips the Script for Democrats and the GOP But What About for Jurists?
ProPublica
If the law were upheld, and, say, California or New York (both states where progressives dominate politics) decided to enact very high income-tax rates for the highest earners — for example, those receiving over $10 million annually — these people ...

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Results from the 2018 Libertarianism vs. Conservatism Post-Debate Survey - Cato Institute (blog)

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 19:15

Cato Institute (blog)

Results from the 2018 Libertarianism vs. Conservatism Post-Debate Survey
Cato Institute (blog)
Libertarian millennial attendees are far less partisan: only 19% initially identify as Republicans while 76% don't believe either the Republican or Democratic parties represent them. However, if libertarian independents had to pick, 60% would lean ...

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Trump may visit Sixth District as Congressional race heats up - Richmond Register

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 17:53

Trump may visit Sixth District as Congressional race heats up
Richmond Register
McGrath, a retired U.S. Marine Lt. Colonel and fighter pilot, may have been somewhat insulated from typical Republican attacks on Democrats because of her military career and impressive biography. But in the latest Barr ad, McGrath is heard saying at ...

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Race is on in 6th District - Glasgow Daily Times

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 17:52

Race is on in 6th District
Glasgow Daily Times
McGrath, a retired U.S. Marine Lt. Colonel and fighter pilot, may have been somewhat insulated from typical Republican attacks on Democrats because of her military career and impressive biography. But in the latest Barr ad, McGrath is heard saying at ...

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Here's what you need to know about Michigan's candidates for lieutenant governor - Michigan Radio

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 14:34

Michigan Radio

Here's what you need to know about Michigan's candidates for lieutenant governor
Michigan Radio
When he lived in Washington, D.C., Gilchrist was a political organizer for MoveOn.org, a liberal group that works on behalf of progressive candidates. He also ran Barack Obama's social ... She is also considered to be a more moderate conservative voice ...

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Research finds both liberals and conservatives are NIMBYs — especially if they own their home - ThinkProgress

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 13:31

ThinkProgress

Research finds both liberals and conservatives are NIMBYs — especially if they own their home
ThinkProgress
... a Republican appointee. But research finds that proponents of deregulation (conservatives) as well as proponents of more equitable housing policy for the poor (progressives) both oppose more housing in their own neighborhoods. ... As the New York ...

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Nancy Pelosi's Last Chance - The American Conservative

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 13:01

The American Conservative

Nancy Pelosi's Last Chance
The American Conservative
She's from the West Coast, representing one of the most liberal states in the country. She helped push the Affordable Care Act across the finish line in 2010 without a single GOP vote. She raises boatloads of cash for Democratic candidates and ...

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Stacey Abrams' record complicates 'radical' label from GOP - WFXL FOX 31

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 10:39

WFXL FOX 31

Stacey Abrams' record complicates 'radical' label from GOP
WFXL FOX 31
Much of Stacey Abrams' pitch could have come from any of the business-friendly Democrats or moderate Republicans who've occupied the Georgia governor's mansion for the last half century. Yet Abrams isn't one of those men: The Yale law graduate and ...

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Progressive Delusions - American Thinker

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 04:16

American Thinker

Progressive Delusions
American Thinker
Most of the people who both run and work for big corporations are left-wing, and those who claim to be conservative often have liberal views on everything except economics. This is especially true of tech companies such as Google, Twitter, Facebook ...

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Who's writing checks to Democrats in Central Valley House races? Bay Area liberals - Sacramento Bee

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 03:01

Who's writing checks to Democrats in Central Valley House races? Bay Area liberals
Sacramento Bee
But it also has a downside: opening them up to attacks from their Republican opponents that they are aligned with Bay Area liberals rather than their more conservative districts. That association can be damaging for politicians in the Central Valley ...

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'Liberal Women of Chesterfield County' works to change politics - WWBT NBC12 News

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 18:49

WWBT NBC12 News

'Liberal Women of Chesterfield County' works to change politics
WWBT NBC12 News
Members of the group volunteer, knock on doors, hand out flyers, register voters and campaign for progressive candidates. "I think part of ... Democrats. In the last election season, candidates backed by this organization have either come close to ...

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Mike Rosen column, no web - Colorado Springs Gazette

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 18:03

Colorado Springs Gazette

Mike Rosen column, no web
Colorado Springs Gazette
And this, no doubt, has contributed to the decline in public regard of the media which, polls show, has dropped to historic lows, especially among Republicans and conservatives. (Not surprisingly, Democrats and progressives hold the dominant liberal ...

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Stacey Abrams' record complicates 'radical' label from GOP - WTVC

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 16:44

WTVC

Stacey Abrams' record complicates 'radical' label from GOP
WTVC
Much of Stacey Abrams' pitch could have come from any of the business-friendly Democrats or moderate Republicans who've occupied the Georgia governor's mansion for the last half century. Yet Abrams isn't one of those men: The Yale law graduate and ...

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Stacey Abrams' record complicates 'radical' label from GOP - WTVC

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 16:44

WTVC

Stacey Abrams' record complicates 'radical' label from GOP
WTVC
Much of Stacey Abrams' pitch could have come from any of the business-friendly Democrats or moderate Republicans who've occupied the Georgia governor's mansion for the last half century. Yet Abrams isn't one of those men: The Yale law graduate and ...

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Stacey Abrams' record complicates 'radical' label from GOP - Uniontown Herald Standard

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 16:33

Stacey Abrams' record complicates 'radical' label from GOP
Uniontown Herald Standard
Much of Stacey Abrams' pitch could have come from any of the business-friendly Democrats or moderate Republicans who've occupied the Georgia governor's mansion for the last half century. Yet Abrams isn't one of those men: The Yale law graduate and ...

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Stacey Abrams' record complicates 'radical' label from GOP - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Mon, 08/20/2018 - 16:13

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Stacey Abrams' record complicates 'radical' label from GOP
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
In this July 26, 2018, photo, Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, center, is given a tour by apprentice coordinator Derrick Sample, left, during a campaign stop at the Ironworkers Local 709 apprenticeship shop in Pooler, Ga ...

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