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Letter: Democrats lack the grace of Conservative GOP - Buffalo News

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 17:53

Letter: Democrats lack the grace of Conservative GOP
Buffalo News
Democrats win back the House of Representatives. What do Conservative Republicans do? They accept the results! It's a new day. They go on with their lives. No rioting, no looting, no fires, no breaking windows, no police cars overturned, no threatening ...

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Republican Brian Kemp Will Be the Next Governor of Georgia - Mother Jones

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 17:27

Mother Jones

Republican Brian Kemp Will Be the Next Governor of Georgia
Mother Jones
The election was a clash of progressive policies versus ultra-conservative ones, with Abrams running as a liberal Democrat and Kemp embracing the anti-immigrant fervor of President Donald Trump. In the end, she came much closer than any Democrat ...

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Selected readings from the left and from the right - Tampa Bay Times

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 14:05

Selected readings from the left and from the right
Tampa Bay Times
Decorated veterans running for office as Republicans are a statistic; decorated veterans running as Democrats are a feature story. You can read about the disappearance of liberal Republicans on a regular basis but the absence of conservative Democrats ...

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For First Act in Power, Democrats Consider Making Their Own Agenda Impossible to Pass - New York Magazine

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 13:47

USA TODAY

For First Act in Power, Democrats Consider Making Their Own Agenda Impossible to Pass
New York Magazine
For one thing, while progressives are committed to increasing the discretionary income of the bottom 80 percent, that does not necessarily mean keeping their tax rates frozen at historically low levels. ... After all, there are other forces that could ...
Democrats owe Pelosi the chance to be Speaker. Their plot to deny her of it is foolish.USA TODAY
In challenge to Pelosi, Democrats see echoes of the House GOP's internal strifeWashington Post
Yes, the campaign to take down Nancy Pelosi is sexist — not to mention a terrible ideaSalon
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The Lingering Ghost of the North Carolina Republican Supermajority - Splinter

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 10:36

Splinter

The Lingering Ghost of the North Carolina Republican Supermajority
Splinter
Since 1898, North Carolina's General Assembly had largely been a one-party operation, and the Democratic Party was the massive umbrella under which progressives and conservatives elbowed each other for space. It wasn't until 1972 that North ..... What ...
California Got Even Bluer in the MidtermsNew York Magazine
Orange is the new Blue?: GOP incumbent defeated in California's 45th district; Democrat takes lead in 39thThe Mercury News
New gridlock, same old divisions in CongressLas Vegas Sun
Conservative Review -Washington Post
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GOP megadonor Miriam Adelson is winning a medal. But are Republicans losing the political money war? - Center for Public Integrity

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 05:09

Center for Public Integrity

GOP megadonor Miriam Adelson is winning a medal. But are Republicans losing the political money war?
Center for Public Integrity
But Adelson's Presidential Medal of Freedom — which liberals are mocking as an award for the $113 million Adelson and her billionaire casino mogul husband, Sheldon Adelson, contributed to conservative candidates, super PACs and other political ...

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New gridlock, same old divisions in Congress - Las Vegas Sun

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 05:00

Washington Post

New gridlock, same old divisions in Congress
Las Vegas Sun
Nothing of substance is likely to pass Congress over the next two years in part because Democrats have no need to make deals with Republicans (helping President Donald Trump) and Republicans have lost their leverage. ... Democrats in the House will ...
In challenge to Pelosi, Democrats see echoes of the House GOP's internal strifeWashington Post
Democrats owe Pelosi the chance to be Speaker. Their plot to deny her of it is foolish.USA TODAY
Yes, the campaign to take down Nancy Pelosi is sexist — not to mention a terrible ideaSalon
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GOP peaceful, Dems are party of 'uncivil loons': Letters to the editor - GoErie.com

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 03:00

GOP peaceful, Dems are party of 'uncivil loons': Letters to the editor
GoErie.com
The Democratic Party is not the party of Kennedy. It has been hijacked by a bunch of progressive, America-hating, dangerous and uncivil loons. That party has two sets of rules — one set for them and another for those who don't agree with them. The ...

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Unequal Justice: Ginsburg's Ribs and the Future of SCOTUS - Progressive.org

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 03:00
Unequal Justice: Ginsburg's Ribs and the Future of SCOTUS  Progressive.org

The biggest story coming out of the U.S. Supreme Court these days is no longer the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh. It's the tumble Ruth Bader Ginsburg took in ...

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GOP megadonor Miriam Adelson is winning a medal. But are Republicans losing the political money war? - The Center for Public Integrity

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 03:00
GOP megadonor Miriam Adelson is winning a medal. But are Republicans losing the political money war?  The Center for Public Integrity

This article is co-published with TIME. Introduction. President Donald Trump will today present the nation's highest civilian honor to Miriam Adelson, one of the ...

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For First Act in Power, Democrats Consider Making Their Own Agenda Impossible to Pass - New York Magazine

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 03:00
For First Act in Power, Democrats Consider Making Their Own Agenda Impossible to Pass  New York Magazine

Nancy Pelosi just unveiled a list of changes to procedural rules in the House, which Democrats plan to implement once they take power in January.

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Letter: Democrats lack the grace of Conservative GOP - Buffalo News

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 03:00
Letter: Democrats lack the grace of Conservative GOP  Buffalo News

Hmm … OK! Democrats win back the House of Representatives. What do Conservative Republicans do? They accept the results! It's a new day. They go on with ...

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Poor Children Win in Florida as Gillum, Democrats Lose - Newsmax

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 14:59

Newsmax

Poor Children Win in Florida as Gillum, Democrats Lose
Newsmax
Given the choice between a white Republican who supported a program to help black and low-income children and lower taxes — Ron DeSantis — and a black liberal progressive Democrat — Andrew Gillum — who wanted to abolish the program and raise taxes ...

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The War Over Words: Republicans Easily Defeat the Democrats - Common Dreams

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 12:43

Common Dreams

The War Over Words: Republicans Easily Defeat the Democrats
Common Dreams
Yet liberals are timid about using the liberal label. Instead they either often cite their “conservative” credentials, for example on spending, or use the word “progressive,” as their chosen new label. Liberals are not progressives on issues of war and ...

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California Got Even Bluer in the Midterms - New York Magazine

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 11:56

New York Magazine

California Got Even Bluer in the Midterms
New York Magazine
While there's something of a debate going on (spurred by some mad spinning from Republicans) about the extent to which Democrats can claim a “wave” election victory this year, there's not much doubt about it in the nation's largest state. California ...
Max vs. Media: The moderate still grasps for breathDaily Free Press (blog)
For Colorado Republicans, a case of the bluesComplete Colorado

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The women's movement in US politics is misunderstood - UPI.com

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:19

UPI.com

The women's movement in US politics is misunderstood
UPI.com
In South Dakota, voters also elected a Republican female governor and rejected progressive-backed measures that would have revised campaign finance and lobbying laws as well as increased taxes on tobacco products. As a scholar of politics and social ...
3 ways the women's movement in US politics is misunderstoodThe Conversation US

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Texas State students were likely a key factor in flipping this conservative county to Democrats - Texas Tribune

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 08:09

Texas Tribune

Texas State students were likely a key factor in flipping this conservative county to Democrats
Texas Tribune
The change in Hays County was mirrored in other counties across the state as well. Democrats flipped Tarrant County, long considered the most conservative urban county in the country, and suburban Williamson County. Republicans also lost some of their ...

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The War Over Words: Republicans Easily Defeat the Democrats - Common Dreams

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 03:00
The War Over Words: Republicans Easily Defeat the Democrats  Common Dreams

The Republican Party lost ground in the Congressional and state elections earlier this month, but they continue to triumph in the all-important contests over ...

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The Republican Party Needs to Embrace Liberalism - The Atlantic

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 03:00
The Republican Party Needs to Embrace Liberalism  The Atlantic

Classical liberal values have disappeared from the right and are now disappearing from the left. Someone needs to adopt them. Why not the GOP?

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Poor Children Win in Florida as Gillum, Democrats Lose - Newsmax

Thu, 11/15/2018 - 03:00
Poor Children Win in Florida as Gillum, Democrats Lose  Newsmax

Three weeks ago in this space, I asked whether blacks in Florida would vote for a liberal black candidate over the educational interests of their children.

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