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Do Americans avoid ideology? - Vox

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 11:30

Vox

Do Americans avoid ideology?
Vox
In Uncivil Agreement, Lilliana Mason notes the “team” mentality that defines partisan polarization: “Democrats and Republicans have chosen ideological teams, and their sense of belonging to one side has divided them more powerfully than their policy ...

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Is the Texas House conservative enough? This lawmaker spent $300K to push it right - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 07:03

Fort Worth Star Telegram

Is the Texas House conservative enough? This lawmaker spent $300K to push it right
Fort Worth Star Telegram
That group has worked through the years to put uber-conservative Republicans and a new leader in the chamber, where efforts such as the one to determine where transgender Texans may use the restroom have played out and died. Stickland waded into the ...

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Seven Republican Districts in California Favored Clinton. Can Democrats Flip Them in November? - New York Times

Fri, 06/01/2018 - 05:00

New York Times

Seven Republican Districts in California Favored Clinton. Can Democrats Flip Them in November?
New York Times
The 2016 outcome was more about “depressed Republican turnout and heightened Democratic turnout” than “some major shift in partisan preferences,” according to Mark Petracca, associate dean for the School of Social Sciences at the University of ...
How 3 Races in California Could Cost Democrats Control of the House of RepresentativesNew York Magazine

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Suffolk GOP taps Assemb. Dean Murray for 3rd district Senate race - Newsday

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 21:31

Newsday

Suffolk GOP taps Assemb. Dean Murray for 3rd district Senate race
Newsday
“Dean has led the fight perilously in debates . . . to protect Long Island taxpayers against the liberal-progressive New York City agenda of Mayor Bill de Blasio,” said Jesse Garcia, Brookhaven GOP chairman. Murray was chosen before about 100 party ...

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Liberals battle Democratic establishment in California swing district - Washington Examiner

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 19:17

Washington Examiner

Liberals battle Democratic establishment in California swing district
Washington Examiner
IRVINE, Calif. — The proxy fight between liberals and establishment Democrats flared up during a debate in southern California, days ahead of the state's Tuesday primary. Democrats running to take on Republican incumbent Mimi Walters in the 45th ...

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One Reform to Save America - New York Times

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 18:57

New York Times

One Reform to Save America
New York Times
There were liberal Republicans from places like the Northeast and conservative Republicans from the West. ... A district in Southern California, for example, might elect a Bernie Sanders-type progressive, a centrist business Democrat and a conservative.

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Senior Obama Advisors Ignore Massachusetts' Millionaire's Tax Ballot Measure During Boston Visit - Forbes

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 18:00

Forbes

Senior Obama Advisors Ignore Massachusetts' Millionaire's Tax Ballot Measure During Boston Visit
Forbes
With Republicans controlling all branches of the federal government, Democratic governors, state legislators, and mayors are best situated to enact progressive policies in the short term. One could argue that the top-down approach by liberal activists ...

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TOM CAMPBELL COLUMN: To what tribe do you belong? - Statesville Record & Landmark

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 15:39

Statesville Record & Landmark

TOM CAMPBELL COLUMN: To what tribe do you belong?
Statesville Record & Landmark
Many went so far as to define themselves as “North Carolina Democrats,” a tribal subset more moderate or conservative than the more liberal national tribe. When the Republican Party emerged and inched within numerical parity, many cheered, ... Part of ...

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Gwen Graham isn't running from her congressional record, despite the critics - Tampabay.com

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 11:07

Tampabay.com

Gwen Graham isn't running from her congressional record, despite the critics
Tampabay.com
"Graham stood with Republican leaders over President Obama and Florida Democrats," said a TV ad in May sponsored by a Super PAC that supports her rival, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum. "Gwen Graham is not the progressive she claims to be.".

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How a surge of progressive energy could backfire on Democrats in California - CNN

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 06:21

CNN

How a surge of progressive energy could backfire on Democrats in California
CNN
Trump's actions have been met by a surge of progressive activism in the state, and Democrats are hoping the state's June 5 primary will deliver an opening blow at the ballot box that would send a message to Trump and eventually deprive Republicans of ...
'No Party Preference' overtakes Republican in Democrat dominated CaliforniaVallejo Times Herald
Four reasons Democrats could lose the midtermsSan Marcos Daily Record (press release)
Not all county supervisor candidates are equally progressiveIowa City Press Citizen
The Guardian
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Progressive groups looking toward LI congressional primaries - Newsday

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 06:00

Newsday

Progressive groups looking toward LI congressional primaries
Newsday
It helps that in both Long Island districts where an incumbent Republican congressman is up for re-election, all the Democrats in the primaries are running as progressives in a year when the left wing of the party is pushing for pre-eminence. ... There ...

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Trump Against the Tide - New York Times

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 05:45

New York Times

Trump Against the Tide
New York Times
To sum up, both social media and the progressive direction of the Obama years helped lay the groundwork for the progressive/multicultural normative context that Trump would later enter and threaten to smash. For liberals, Trump and his supporters were ...

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Lisa Brown hopes Trump-fueled progressive enthusiasm will turn the tides of the 5th District and sweep her into Congress - Pacific Northwest Inlander

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 05:11

Pacific Northwest Inlander

Lisa Brown hopes Trump-fueled progressive enthusiasm will turn the tides of the 5th District and sweep her into Congress
Pacific Northwest Inlander
... of voters — moderates and independents, at least, and probably some conservatives — while at the same time fighting off messages being pushed by the state Republican Party and other conservative groups that she's an "ultra-liberal career ...

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Liberals' worst nightmare: a second supreme court pick for Trump - The Guardian

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 02:02

The Guardian

Liberals' worst nightmare: a second supreme court pick for Trump
The Guardian
Brian Fitzpatrick, a professor of law at Vanderbilt University Law School, said Republican vows to overturn Roe v Wade, the supreme court's 1973 ruling that legalized abortion in the US, are more designed to energize conservative voters than they are ...

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In District 5, Trash-Talking Republicans Keep Primary Race Down and Dirty - NJ Spotlight

Thu, 05/31/2018 - 00:46

NJ Spotlight

In District 5, Trash-Talking Republicans Keep Primary Race Down and Dirty
NJ Spotlight
Lonegan has called McCann a liberal masquerading as a conservative, while McCann has called Lonegan a liar and an opportunist. Both claim to ... The DCCC remains committed to Gottheimer, a relatively conservative Democrat, and has backed another ...

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'No Party Preference' overtakes Republican in Democrat dominated California - Vallejo Times Herald

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 21:07

Iowa City Press Citizen

'No Party Preference' overtakes Republican in Democrat dominated California
Vallejo Times Herald
Voters choosing no party affiliation have overtaken Republicans in Democrat-dominated California, marking a troubling slide for the GOP in the nation's most populous state that a generation ago was home to the Reagan Revolution. ... Still, it is ...
Four reasons Democrats could lose the midtermsSan Marcos Daily Record (press release)
Not all county supervisor candidates are equally progressiveIowa City Press Citizen
The political battle for Arizona tells a story of America's changing demographicsThe Guardian
Daily Democrat -DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)
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Nowlan: A dilemma for Illinois' Christian conservatives - Peoria Journal Star

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 17:45

Peoria Journal Star

Nowlan: A dilemma for Illinois' Christian conservatives
Peoria Journal Star
Contrary to conventional wisdom that Illinois is a blue (Democratic) state, Republicans have been successful in winning a number of statewide offices in recent elections — Judy Baar Topinka for comptroller twice, Mark Kirk for U.S. Senate, Dan ...

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'No Party Preference' overtakes Republican in Democrat dominated California - The Mercury News

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 16:02

The Mercury News

'No Party Preference' overtakes Republican in Democrat dominated California
The Mercury News
Voters choosing no party affiliation have overtaken Republicans in Democrat-dominated California, marking a troubling slide for the GOP in the nation's most populous state that a generation ago was home to the Reagan Revolution. ... Still, it is ...
Oddly, neither political party reflects the values of black votersThe Hill
Four reasons Democrats could lose the midtermsSan Marcos Daily Record (press release)
Not all county supervisor candidates are equally progressiveIowa City Press Citizen
The Guardian
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Less Roseanne Barr, more Tom Wolfe — Republicans need new celebrities - USA TODAY

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 15:52

USA TODAY

Less Roseanne Barr, more Tom Wolfe — Republicans need new celebrities
USA TODAY
While he didn't consider himself a political “conservative,” Wolfe reached the top of the American literary world by exposing liberal snobbery through wit and erudition, as opposed to many of today's right-leaning “celebrities” who traffic in crass ...
Roseanne Reboot Is Dead. Will Real Time with Bill Maher Be Next?: Reason RoundupReason (blog)

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To what tribe do you belong? - Richmond County Daily Journal

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 13:23

To what tribe do you belong?
Richmond County Daily Journal
Many went so far as to define themselves as “North Carolina Democrats,” a tribal subset more moderate or conservative than the more liberal national tribe. When the Republican Party ... Part of the reason why Republicans gained such a foothold in North ...

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