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Can a Democrat Win in Virginia's Fifth District? - National Review

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 06:34

National Review

Can a Democrat Win in Virginia's Fifth District?
National Review
It includes the liberal bastion of Charlottesville but is otherwise dominated by rural and small-town Piedmont counties. Republican Tom Garrett won the district handily in 2016, but his retirement leaves Virginia's fifth an open seat, and Democrats see ...

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Axios AM - Axios

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 06:04

Axios

Axios AM
Axios
They envision President Obama and Michelle Obama locking arms with the Clintons, the Bidens, and Democratic congressional leaders to crank up a presidential-election-sized campaign. They feel confident every rich liberal in America would help fund this ...

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Blue wave poses governing risks for Dems - The Hill

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 06:00

The Hill

Blue wave poses governing risks for Dems
The Hill
A blue wave in November could do more than knock out the House GOP's majority — it could also cause turmoil within the Democratic caucus next year. As a progressive wave grips the party — producing upset primary wins in places like Boston and the ...

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Michael Bloomberg and the Case of the Homeless Republicans - The American Prospect

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 05:05

The American Prospect

Michael Bloomberg and the Case of the Homeless Republicans
The American Prospect
No one better embodies the homeless Republicans than Michael Bloomberg, who has recently been reported as mulling a race for president as a Democrat. According to ... Bloomberg and Klarman are only the most conspicuous examples of a large group of ...

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The Liberalism of the Religious Right - New York Times

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 21:29

New York Times

The Liberalism of the Religious Right
New York Times
Conservatives who attend church have more moderate views than secular conservatives on issues like race, immigration and identity. By Emily Ekins. Ms. Ekins in ... They think the religious right has compromised its Christian values in order to attain ...

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How the South's New Progressives Are Taking On the GOP - Rolling Stone

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 13:10

Rolling Stone

How the South's New Progressives Are Taking On the GOP
Rolling Stone
In Georgia, Florida and Texas, straight-talking liberals are topping the Democratic tickets for the first time in history — and Stacey Abrams, Andrew Gillum and Beto O'Rourke are campaigning circles around the race-baiting greed-heads who have ...

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The Limits of the New South - Splinter

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 12:05

Splinter

The Limits of the New South
Splinter
The downfall officially started when uber-conservative Jesse Helms broke the mold in 1972 and joined the new Republican Party. It was then that the liberals that called themselves North Carolina Democrats were first forced to stare at the bed they'd ...

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The centre can holdFar-left candidates have not triumphed in the Democratic primaries - The Economist

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 12:03

The centre can holdFar-left candidates have not triumphed in the Democratic primaries
The Economist
... Michael Capuano, a ten-term incumbent, in her Democratic primary. Three months earlier, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez pledged that her victory over Joseph Crowley, a 20-year incumbent, was “the beginning” of Medicare for All and other progressive ...

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For Red-State Democrats, Accusation Against Kavanaugh Scrambles Midterm Calculus - New York Times

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 10:01

New York Times

For Red-State Democrats, Accusation Against Kavanaugh Scrambles Midterm Calculus
New York Times
Yet there is rising confidence among many leading Democrats that, at the very least, the claim of sexual misconduct deprives Republicans of a potent issue to wield against senators who vote no. Any Republican attacks over Judge Kavanaugh in a ... would ...
Christine Blasey Ford's colleagues describe her as honest and rigorousLos Angeles Times
Anita Hill Mess Helped Elect Feinstein. Now Kavanaugh Mess Has Her in Hot Seat.Daily Beast
Susan Collins wants more testimony from Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of sexual assaultTimes Record
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The Shrinking CA GOP—Too Conservative or Too Moderate? - Fox and Hounds Daily

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 09:10

The Shrinking CA GOP—Too Conservative or Too Moderate?
Fox and Hounds Daily
With word that conservative Assemblyman Travis Allen is considering a run for California Republican Party chairman against a more moderate former Assemblyman David Hadley, the question that has echoed in party confabs for decades rises again. Is the ...

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A Better Way to Fight “Corporate Welfare” - The New Republic

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 06:01

The New Republic

A Better Way to Fight “Corporate Welfare”
The New Republic
It's been expanded by Democratic and Republican presidents alike, growing dramatically in both the size of the credit and total cost of the program, and ultimately assuming the role of the largest anti-poverty program for the non-aged. Democrats and ...

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Colorado governor candidates Polis, Stapleton challenge state's moderate streak - The Coloradoan

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 20:31

The Coloradoan

Colorado governor candidates Polis, Stapleton challenge state's moderate streak
The Coloradoan
Meanwhile, voters in this year's governor's race will essentially choose between unabashed progressive Democrat Jared Polis and Republican Walker Stapleton, who spent the run-up to his party's primary election tying himself to President Donald Trump ...

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What's the Matter With Westchester? - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 18:47

Wall Street Journal

What's the Matter With Westchester?
Wall Street Journal
Relatively moderate candidates beat progressive challengers in gubernatorial primaries in Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota, but Democratic primary voters in Vermont and Georgia selected a transgender and a female African-American nominee who have ...
Byron York: GOP hopes political storm easesThe Mercury

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Liberals need to take back the American flag - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 14:06

Jackson Clarion Ledger

Liberals need to take back the American flag
Jackson Clarion Ledger
The appropriation of the flag is not the fault of those who wave it at every opportunity. liberals and progressives have the same opportunities to display and take pride in it, but have shied away from the flag, thinking it too corny, too conservative ...

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The 2018 Election So Far - LA Progressive (press release) (blog)

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:35

LA Progressive (press release) (blog)

The 2018 Election So Far
LA Progressive (press release) (blog)
Primaries in New York State reveal the strength and limits of activist liberalism among Democrats. Governor ... But insurgent candidates for the state legislature defeated a group of conservative Democratic incumbents, who had been voting with Republicans.
As midterms loom, GOP hopes political storm weakens, changes courseWashington Examiner

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The startup that's quietly working to make America more progressive - Fast Company

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 10:29

Fast Company

The startup that's quietly working to make America more progressive
Fast Company
Now, Swayable is gearing up for the midterm elections, where the team is aiming to help predominantly progressive candidates swing voters their way–like it recently did with the Democratic nominee for Florida governor, Andrew Gillum. Swayable partnered ...

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It's not Trump's America or Trump's flag. Liberals, take back our most enduring symbol. - USA TODAY

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 07:46

USA TODAY

It's not Trump's America or Trump's flag. Liberals, take back our most enduring symbol.
USA TODAY
The appropriation of the flag is not the fault of those who wave it at every opportunity. liberals and progressives have the same opportunities to display and take pride in it, but have shied away from the flag, thinking it too corny, too conservative ...

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Bloomberg may run for president as a Democrat, but would he be embraced on the left? - Las Vegas Sun

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 05:02

Bloomberg may run for president as a Democrat, but would he be embraced on the left?
Las Vegas Sun
SEATTLE — Michael Bloomberg is actively considering a campaign for president as a Democrat in 2020, concluding that it would be his only path to the White House even as he voices stark disagreements with progressives on defining issues including bank ...

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Collins among handful of Republican senators calling for hearing on accusations against Kavanaugh - Press Herald

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 21:41

Press Herald

Collins among handful of Republican senators calling for hearing on accusations against Kavanaugh
Press Herald
Susan Collins of Maine was among the small group of Republican senators on Monday who called for the Senate Judiciary Committee to hold a hearing on a sexual assault accusation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. ... He would replace Anthony ...
Susan Collins wants more testimony from Kavanaugh and the woman who accused him of sexual assaultTimes Record
Kavanaugh allegations revive fervor over crucial Supreme Court pickKXLY Spokane
Trump Should Have Nominated a Woman to the Supreme CourtNew York Magazine
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Bloomberg considers running as Democrat in 2020 - Santa Fe New Mexican

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 19:37

Santa Fe New Mexican

Bloomberg considers running as Democrat in 2020
Santa Fe New Mexican
SEATTLE — Michael Bloomberg is actively considering a campaign for president as a Democrat in 2020, concluding that it would be his only path to the White House even as he voices stark disagreements with progressives on defining issues including bank ...

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