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With Smith's departure, Democrats see first real chance to win District 21 - San Antonio Express-News

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 18:17

San Antonio Express-News

With Smith's departure, Democrats see first real chance to win District 21
San Antonio Express-News
Dean Rindy, a media consultant for McFadden's campaign, rejected the idea that running to the center would appeal to crossover voters. The strategy that will win the district is to mobilize progressives, Rindy said, not convert conservatives. “The ...

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With Smith's departure, Democrats see first real chance to win District 21 - San Antonio Express-News

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 18:17

San Antonio Express-News

With Smith's departure, Democrats see first real chance to win District 21
San Antonio Express-News
Dean Rindy, a media consultant for McFadden's campaign, rejected the idea that running to the center would appeal to crossover voters. The strategy that will win the district is to mobilize progressives, Rindy said, not convert conservatives. “The ...

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George Latimer ceremonially sworn in as Westchester County executive by Gov. Cuomo - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 18:07

George Latimer ceremonially sworn in as Westchester County executive by Gov. Cuomo
The Journal News | LoHud.com
VALHALLA - New Westchester County Executive George Latimer said no Democrat or Republican, no conservative, liberal or moderate, need fear their voice won't be heard as he was ceremonially sworn in Sunday. "For those voices, all of our voices, should ...

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ACLU will spend big money to combat Trump policies in 2018 midterm elections: report - Salon

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 17:20

Salon

ACLU will spend big money to combat Trump policies in 2018 midterm elections: report
Salon
... where conservative Kris Kobach — who helped lead Trump's now-defunct voter commission — is running. Wisconsin's Republican Gov. Scott Walker's reelection will also be an important race for the group. Similar to the major Republican backer, the ...

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Lupe Valdez rolls out Democratic challenge to Gov. Greg Abbott - Chron.com

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 17:19

Chron.com

Lupe Valdez rolls out Democratic challenge to Gov. Greg Abbott
Chron.com
Mark White, appears to have the resources and organization to compete on a statewide basis — though his credentials as a conservative Democrat already have not pleased progressive and liberal party members, they said. Wearing a T-shirt emblazoned "The ...

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The Year of Wising Up - HuffPost

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 15:31

The Year of Wising Up
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They are what sociologists call ``cross-pressured.'' If they vote their conservative economic interests, they vote Republican. If they vote their progressive cultural values, they vote Democratic. President Trump's know-nothing politics clearly offends ...

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Democrat Running For Congress Announces $132000 Raised In Fourth Quarter - KRWG

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 11:52

Democrat Running For Congress Announces $132000 Raised In Fourth Quarter
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With its strong fourth quarter fundraising results, the Hildebrandt for New Mexico campaign has demonstrated that it has the ability to take its message of unity and forward thinking into both urban and rural, progressive and conservative communities ...

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Welcome to the Fifth Dimension - El Dorado News-Times

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 06:01

El Dorado News-Times

Welcome to the Fifth Dimension
El Dorado News-Times
“We must identify, expose, and replace politicians who ran as Republicans to get elected then once in office, began to legislate like democrats to please a progressive governor and his big corporate donors,” Morgan said in a news release. “The ...

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The quest for the anti-Trump - Frederick News Post

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 02:04

The quest for the anti-Trump
Frederick News Post
She has said that while she is pro-choice herself, being against abortion should not disqualify one from being a Democrat. If she runs in 2020, her challenge is to convince progressive primary voters that to get Middle America to accept a woman ...

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Should Democrats shake Trump's hand and make this deal? - CNN

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 16:51

CNN

Should Democrats shake Trump's hand and make this deal?
CNN
They should consider the way Republicans pushed through an unpopular massive corporate tax cut in the final days of 2017. Both elements should throw some cold water on every congressional Democrat who is thinking about striking any kind of deal with ...

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With 2018 midterms fast approaching, primary contenders fight for parties' futures - Chicago Tribune

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 16:14

Politico

With 2018 midterms fast approaching, primary contenders fight for parties' futures
Chicago Tribune
18 in Massachusetts, thousands of contenders, Republican and Democrat, will compete at every level of elected office below the presidency for the chance to appear on the ballot in November. Races Democrats once left uncontested are now brimming with ...
Republicans head to Camp David in search of agendaPolitico
Should Democrats shake Trump's hand and make this deal?WTVA
Pod Save America's Jon Favreau on Trump's “shitshow,” the GOP's “rot,” and the left's failuresVox
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The 2018 midterms are fast approaching. First up: primary fights for both parties' future. - Washington Post

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 14:00

The Guardian

The 2018 midterms are fast approaching. First up: primary fights for both parties' future.
Washington Post
Democrats have looked on with glee. “Whoever emerges will not only enter the general election badly damaged but also have to explain to voters why they supported a tax increase on the middle class and spiked health-care costs,” said Lauren Passalacqua ...
With 2018 midterms fast approaching, primary contenders fight for parties' futuresLaredo Morning Times
The Republicans are now the party of identity politicsThe Guardian
Politically Homeless: How Both Parties Are Leaving A Generation Of Christians BehindHuffPost
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Republicans to Elizabeth Warren: Please run for president - The Keene Sentinel

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 12:45

The Keene Sentinel

Republicans to Elizabeth Warren: Please run for president
The Keene Sentinel
She delights progressives who want to see Trump rebuked at every turn, and she energizes an already activated and angry Democratic base. But her hard-left posture, which makes her so popular among liberals — and could make her formidable in a ...
The Republicans are now the party of identity politicsThe Guardian
The GOP Needs a Populist ResetNational Review

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Republicans head to Camp David in search of agenda - Politico

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 07:03

Politico

Republicans head to Camp David in search of agenda
Politico
On top of all that, Republicans face tough votes ahead that will require Democratic support, likely resulting in compromises that divide the party and alienate the base. Congress is eyeing a massive bipartisan spending deal to increase funding for the ...
The Republicans are now the party of identity politicsThe Guardian
Politically Homeless: How Both Parties Are Leaving A Generation Of Christians BehindHuffPost
Democrat Outrage Over GOP Tax Cuts Unfounded, ImmoralPatriot Post
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10 Democratic Primaries To Watch In 2018 - HuffPost

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 06:16

HuffPost

10 Democratic Primaries To Watch In 2018
HuffPost
Lipinski's deviations from the increasingly progressive Democratic Party consensus have been enough for Newman to win endorsements from mainstream liberal groups, like NARAL Pro-Choice America, the Human Rights Campaign and New York Sen. Kirsten ...

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Progressive-Conservative Struggle Over Solid Waste Plan - WGLT News

Sat, 01/06/2018 - 01:49

WGLT News

Progressive-Conservative Struggle Over Solid Waste Plan
WGLT News
The vote was 4-1 along party lines with Republicans voting for the revision. The Republicans and the Democrat on the Land Use Committee all voiced support for the idea that plans matter and are intended to be implemented. That tenet makes the policy ...

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EDITORIAL: Byrne's legacy one to emulate - Asbury Park Press

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 16:50

NorthJersey.com

EDITORIAL: Byrne's legacy one to emulate
Asbury Park Press
Jump ahead 40 years and we have Murphy, himself elected by large margins and joined by a Democratic-controlled Legislature at a time when a strongly conservative Republican administration in Washington is fighting off scandal. Murphy should also be ...
Stile: Byrne guided New Jersey through a liberal transformationNorthJersey.com

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City of Cincinnati, labor group win key lawsuit over contracting - Cincinnati Business Courier

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 15:18

Cincinnati Business Courier

City of Cincinnati, labor group win key lawsuit over contracting
Cincinnati Business Courier
The so-called “responsible bidder” ordinance has been the subject of lawsuits and long-running disputes between council's progressive and conservative members since it was enacted in 2013. Mayor John Cranley, a Democrat, Republican council members Amy ...

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Democrats are testing the strength of Ohio Republicans in 2018 - Akron Beacon Journal

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 15:03

Akron Beacon Journal

Democrats are testing the strength of Ohio Republicans in 2018
Akron Beacon Journal
But Ohio's House races in 2018 (a mid-term election that tends to favor the party not in the White House) could rattle Republican's statewide supermajority, especially as conservatives brace for a blue wave of anti-Trump sentiment pushing progressives ...

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Albert R. Hunt: Impeachment mania undercuts Mueller probe - Salt Lake Tribune

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 14:03

Salt Lake Tribune

Albert R. Hunt: Impeachment mania undercuts Mueller probe
Salt Lake Tribune
... of the liberal Center for American Progress, who notes that more Americans favor impeachment proceedings than approve of Trump. “Why do we take the latter group seriously and ignore the former group?” Tanden said. “Tom is supporting an important ...

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