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Opportunity for change - Newsday

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 16:24
Opportunity for change  Newsday

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Jewish Centrists Flexing Muscles For Pelosi | Jewish - Jewish Week

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 16:07
Jewish Centrists Flexing Muscles For Pelosi | Jewish  Jewish Week

JTA Washington — Nancy Pelosi's efforts to reclaim the House speaker's job got a boost from a New Jersey Democrat, Josh Gottheimer, who is a leader of a ...

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House Democrats scrap proposed tax rule after criticism from progressive caucus - The Washington Post

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 16:04
House Democrats scrap proposed tax rule after criticism from progressive caucus  The Washington Post

They will not advance “supermajority” rules requiring three-fifths majorities to approve tax hikes for most taxpayers.

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Criminal Justice Bill Will Go Up for a Vote, McConnell Says - The New York Times

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 15:10
Criminal Justice Bill Will Go Up for a Vote, McConnell Says  The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky reversed course on Tuesday and said that the Senate would vote on a criminal justice bill before the ...

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The Scott Walker Years: Taxpayer-Centered Reforms in Wisconsin - Daily Signal

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 14:09
The Scott Walker Years: Taxpayer-Centered Reforms in Wisconsin  Daily Signal

The Republican governor's loss to Democrat Tony Evers in the Nov. 6 election marks the end of an era of sweeping conservative reforms in Wisconsin.

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The Point: Opportunity for change - Newsday

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 12:31
The Point: Opportunity for change  Newsday

Good afternoon and welcome to The Point! Not a subscriber? Click here. Daily Point Meet the new class The newly empowered State Senate Democrats put ...

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Blue on Blue: Democrats Already Fighting Each Other on Healthcare, Court-Packing Scheme - Townhall

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 10:25
Blue on Blue: Democrats Already Fighting Each Other on Healthcare, Court-Packing Scheme  Townhall

As Republican Congressional leadership learned the hard way after their party's 2010 electoral romp, keeping a sprawling new majority on track and in check ...

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Pelosi's top job in 2019: Referee fights between rival Democrats - Finger Lakes Times

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 09:52
Pelosi's top job in 2019: Referee fights between rival Democrats  Finger Lakes Times

WASHINGTON —Progressive Democrats are eager to set the agenda in the new House majority, but they're about to face resistance from a large faction of ...

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Remembering Progressive Patriotism — Jewish Journal - Jewish Journal

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:27
Remembering Progressive Patriotism — Jewish Journal  Jewish Journal

“The investigation into Donald Trump's alleged dealings with Russia presents the Democrats with their best chance in a half-century to become the natural party ...

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Congress to confront climate/health care nexus - Yale Climate Connections

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:05
Congress to confront climate/health care nexus  Yale Climate Connections

By rejecting carbon pollution pricing and Obamacare compromises, might congressional Republicans give rise to a 'Green New Deal' and 'Medicare-for-all'?.

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COLUMBIA GAS in Beacon Hill HOT SEAT — WALSH wants fairness in POT BIZ — PATRICK on BETO O'ROURKE - Politico

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:02
COLUMBIA GAS in Beacon Hill HOT SEAT — WALSH wants fairness in POT BIZ — PATRICK on BETO O'ROURKE  Politico

GOOD MORNING, MASSACHUSETTS. COLUMBIA GAS BACK IN THE HOT SEAT — Columbia Gas CEO and President Steve Bryant is back in the hot seat ...

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“Donald Trump is destroying truth”: Scholar Jason Stanley on the rhetoric of American fascism - Salon

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 07:00
“Donald Trump is destroying truth”: Scholar Jason Stanley on the rhetoric of American fascism  Salon

Last Friday, the public became aware of more details about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into the Trump-Russia scandal. Donald Trump has ...

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Is the U.S. Political System Really ‘Structurally Biased’? - National Review

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 06:30
Is the U.S. Political System Really ‘Structurally Biased’?  National Review

The U.S. looks pretty good compared with other countries or its own recent past.

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Michigan Democrats stay quiet in lame duck. Some say it's part of a plan. - Bridge Michigan

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 06:20
Michigan Democrats stay quiet in lame duck. Some say it's part of a plan.  Bridge Michigan

Party activists want Gretchen Whitmer and other incoming Dems to lash out as Republicans seek to rein in their power. But party insiders urge patience as they ...

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Ethan Kessler: March of the anti-intellectuals - The Michigan Daily

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 00:13
Ethan Kessler: March of the anti-intellectuals  The Michigan Daily

Activism, no matter the issue at stake, entails sacrificing resources and effort in pursuit of some larger cause. This stands in stark contrast to ignorance, and an ...

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Go With Your Gut, Mr. President: You Called US Defense Spending "Crazy," and You Were Dead On - Antiwar.com

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 00:00
Go With Your Gut, Mr. President: You Called US Defense Spending "Crazy," and You Were Dead On  Antiwar.com

When he's right, he's right. Look, I've been critical of this president too many times to count, but – unlike most mainstream media pundits – I'm willing - Maj.

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George and Kellyanne -- DC's odd couple | Commentary - Charleston Post Courier

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 23:45
George and Kellyanne -- DC's odd couple | Commentary  Charleston Post Courier

As much as I enjoy reading liberal newspaper columnists and listening to the high-minded rants of TV's progressive pundits, I must admit I enjoy even more, ...

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Massachusetts Legislature Not Left Enough, Left-Wing Group Says - NewBostonPost

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 23:24
Massachusetts Legislature Not Left Enough, Left-Wing Group Says  NewBostonPost

Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo supported the liberal agenda 77 percent of the time in key votes during the current legislative session, a left-wing.

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Fighting Democrats' Dirty Politics - American Greatness

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:33
Fighting Democrats' Dirty Politics  American Greatness

By Karin McQuillan| 2018-12-10T22:33:51+00:00 December 10th, 2018|. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook FacebookShare to Twitter TwitterShare to ...

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