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Democrats despondent, GOP ecstatic as Florida midterm boosts Republicans - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 08:41

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Democrats despondent, GOP ecstatic as Florida midterm boosts Republicans
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Florida Democrats suffered a demoralizing defeat Tuesday that left them without any statewide elected offices, while Republicans proved they can still dominate the state in the Trump era as they extended their total control of Tallahassee for at least ...
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A new Democratic governor must decide how far he wants to lead California to the left - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 06:05

Los Angeles Times

A new Democratic governor must decide how far he wants to lead California to the left
Los Angeles Times
The majority of the state's modern-era governors have been Republicans. And the electorate was rarely as liberal as its national reputation — socially moderate but fiscally stingy, environmentally progressive but solidly behind get-tough-on-crime efforts.
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From Medicaid to minimum wage, even red state voters backed progressive measures - Washington Post

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 03:00
From Medicaid to minimum wage, even red state voters backed progressive measures  Washington Post

Voters in deeply red states elected some deeply conservative politicians in this week's midterm elections. But they also approved a litany of progressive ballot ...

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Here’s what did and didn’t work for Democrats - The Washington Post

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 03:00
Here’s what did and didn’t work for Democrats  The Washington Post

Democrats lost to President Trump in Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Ohio in 2016. Tuesday, they were delighted to see that the 2016 losses might ...

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Democrats take control of US House while Republicans add to Senate majority - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 01:23

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Democrats take control of US House while Republicans add to Senate majority
Minneapolis Star Tribune
To this end, the Democratic gains Tuesday came in many of the country's most affluent suburbs, communities Clinton carried, but they also surprised Republicans in some more conservative metropolitan areas. Kendra Horn, for example, pulled off ... Yet ...
Big question of the midterms: Have liberals finally realized the power of voting?Salon
Midterm Elections Live Results: Democrats Will Flip The House And Republicans Will Keep The SenateBuzzFeed News

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Democrats capture several governors' mansions from Republicans - Los Angeles Times

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 01:19

Los Angeles Times

Democrats capture several governors' mansions from Republicans
Los Angeles Times
Republicans have used their power in the states as a launchpad for conservative policies, empowering them to undermine President Obama's Affordable Care Act, his actions against climate change, organized labor and reproductive rights nationwide ...

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Democrats take House, breaking up GOP's total control of government - Washington Post

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 00:48

Washington Post

Democrats take House, breaking up GOP's total control of government
Washington Post
Democrats took control of the House Tuesday night, a victory that will transform a Republican-controlled chamber that supported and protected President Trump into a legislative body ready to challenge and investigate him. Victories in ... That mix will ...
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Dem Indiana senator loses, boosting GOP drive to keep SenateMinneapolis Star Tribune
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Democrats Capture Control of House; GOP Holds Senate - New York Times

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 00:27

New York Times

Democrats Capture Control of House; GOP Holds Senate
New York Times
Democrats harnessed voter fury toward President Trump to win control of the House and capture pivotal governorships Tuesday night as liberals and moderates banded together to deliver a forceful rebuke of Mr. Trump, even as Republicans added to their ...
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Arkansas and Missouri just approved big minimum wage increases, a liberal victory in red states - Washington Post

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 23:18

Washington Post

Arkansas and Missouri just approved big minimum wage increases, a liberal victory in red states
Washington Post
The wins are likely to embolden progressive activists to try to get minimum wage increases on the ballot in 2020 in other conservative states in the south and Midwest. Arkansas voted to increase the state's current minimum wage of ... But Arkansas is ...

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Republican Ben Cline defeats Democrat Jennifer Lewis in 6th District race - Roanoke Times

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 22:52

Roanoke Times

Republican Ben Cline defeats Democrat Jennifer Lewis in 6th District race
Roanoke Times
Del. Ben Cline retained Virginia's 6th District seat in Congress for Republicans on Tuesday, easily defeating Democrat Jennifer Lewis as dramatic battles for congressional seats occurred across the rest of the country. With 90 percent of the vote in by ...

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Republican Ben Cline defeats Democrat Jennifer Lewis in 6th District race - Lynchburg News and Advance

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 22:51

Lynchburg News and Advance

Republican Ben Cline defeats Democrat Jennifer Lewis in 6th District race
Lynchburg News and Advance
Lewis branded herself as a "bold progressive." The 37-year-old mental health worker and first-time candidate from Augusta County said she was fighting corruption in the federal government and promised not to be beholden to special interests. She hoped ...

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GOP holds Senate, Democrats on track to take House - Politico

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 22:37

Politico

GOP holds Senate, Democrats on track to take House
Politico
Democrats were on track to seize control of the House and cut into Republican-held governorships on Tuesday, while Republican victories in the Senate appeared likely to stanch a broader Democratic wave. Initial results late Tuesday suggested a midterm ...
Democrats eye House takeover to challenge Trump as GOP tries to hang onWashington Post
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Sen. Ted Cruz wins in race against Rep. Beto O'Rourke - KXAN.com

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 22:22

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Sen. Ted Cruz wins in race against Rep. Beto O'Rourke
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HOUSTON (KXAN) — Incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz was right all along, “There are more conservatives than liberals in Texas.” NBC News is ... That television and digital strategy worked in conjunction with a Republican "Get out the Vote" effort ...
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Cuomo Wins Third Term in New York as Democrats Consolidate Control in Albany - New York Times

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 21:09

New York Times

Cuomo Wins Third Term in New York as Democrats Consolidate Control in Albany
New York Times
Andrew M. Cuomo was resoundingly elected to a third term as governor of New York on Tuesday, riding Democratic enthusiasm in a deep blue state to beat back his Republican challenger and capture a victory for the party's old guard. In defeating Marcus J.
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Democrats eye House takeover to challenge Trump as GOP tries to hang on - Washington Post

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 19:34

Washington Post

Democrats eye House takeover to challenge Trump as GOP tries to hang on
Washington Post
A Republican House that has supported and protected President Trump would be replaced by a chamber eager to thwart his agenda and investigate his administration at every turn if Democrats prevail in Tuesday's midterm elections. ... If Republicans hold ...
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With Registration at All-Time High, California Voters Head to the Polls - KQED

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 16:43

KQED

With Registration at All-Time High, California Voters Head to the Polls
KQED
While Asian-Americans generally voted Democratic, those in Orange County are becoming even more progressive and politically active than their parents and grandparents, says Alex Kim, a Korean-American Republican who is currently the principal and ...

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Marie Claire's Election Day List Entirely Ignores Conservative Women - National Review

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 13:01

National Review

Marie Claire's Election Day List Entirely Ignores Conservative Women
National Review
The piece includes comments from former California senator Barbara Boxer, current California senator Kamala Harris, and New York Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand, but moderate Republican Susan Collins and conservative Joni Ernst (R., Iowa) are nowhere to be ...

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Progressive Caucus prepares to shake up Democrats after midterms - The Guardian

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 11:46

The Guardian

Progressive Caucus prepares to shake up Democrats after midterms
The Guardian
Moderates argue that a Democratic takeover will come from left-of-center candidates in Republican-leaning and conservative districts – not economic populists in the solidly liberal corners of the country. Progressive are making the case that a majority ...

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Stacey Abrams vs. Brian Kemp: Polls close in Georgia governor race - CBS News

Tue, 11/06/2018 - 11:06

CBS News

Stacey Abrams vs. Brian Kemp: Polls close in Georgia governor race
CBS News
As polls close in Georgia, Democrat Stacey Abrams is locked in a tight battle with Republican Brian Kemp that will determine whether she will become the first black female governor in the history of the United States. CBS News estimates the race is a ...
Torpy at Large: If you get the vapors, GA governor's race isn't for youAtlanta Journal Constitution

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