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Whalen: Can Kamala Harris cure Democrats' Calif. curse? - Sacramento Bee

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 03:01
Whalen: Can Kamala Harris cure Democrats' Calif. curse?  Sacramento Bee

California may be America's most defiantly Democratic state, but the land hasn't been kind to the party's national hopefuls. Kamala Harris may end that, but can ...

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State legislature: Democrats still need the elephant in the room - Herald and News

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 03:00
State legislature: Democrats still need the elephant in the room  Herald and News

As the Oregon Legislature starts work this week, its leaders were saying all the right things about working together, respecting rural Oregon and doing what was ...

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Covington kids proxy targets for Trump - Boston Herald

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 01:42
Covington kids proxy targets for Trump  Boston Herald

One reason the treatment of the Covington kids resonated is that it echoes the treatment so many on the right have experienced. And it's no accident.

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Covington kids proxy targets for Trump - Boston Herald

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 01:42
Covington kids proxy targets for Trump  Boston Herald

One reason the treatment of the Covington kids resonated is that it echoes the treatment so many on the right have experienced. And it's no accident.

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Why not Michael Bloomberg? - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Fri, 01/25/2019 - 00:00
Why not Michael Bloomberg?  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A dysfunctional Democratic Party may be good for Republicans, but not for the nation.

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Counterpoint: With the economy humming, progressivism — aka Democratic socialism — is a likely loser - The State Journal-Register

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 21:17
Counterpoint: With the economy humming, progressivism — aka Democratic socialism — is a likely loser  The State Journal-Register

In this week's Point/Counterpoint, writers are addressing the question: Can a progressive Democrat win the presidency in 2020?Your father's Democratic Party ...

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Mayors could be the anti-Trump in 2020 - CNN

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 17:41
Mayors could be the anti-Trump in 2020  CNN

John Avlon says the mayors who are lining up to run for president in 2020 deserve a close look. The best mayors are nonideological problem solvers, governing ...

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Elizabeth Warren to propose new 'wealth tax' on very rich Americans, economist says - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 15:48
Elizabeth Warren to propose new 'wealth tax' on very rich Americans, economist says  Chicago Tribune

Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., will propose a new annual "wealth tax" on Americans with more than $50 million in assets, according to an economist advising her ...

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Analysis: Democrats outpaced Republicans with dark money in 2018 midterms - NBCNews.com

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 15:40
Analysis: Democrats outpaced Republicans with dark money in 2018 midterms  NBCNews.com

Democrats accounted for 54 percent of the $150 million spent by groups that don't disclose their donors.

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In interview, Bernie Sanders prioritizes class over race - NBCNews.com

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 12:47
In interview, Bernie Sanders prioritizes class over race  NBCNews.com

As NBC's Alex Seitz-Wald reported, potential 2020 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was in South Carolina this week trying to strengthen his ties with the ...

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Key Democrat Signals Caution on Seeking Trump's Tax Returns - Bloomberg

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 12:19
Key Democrat Signals Caution on Seeking Trump's Tax Returns  Bloomberg

The top tax writer in the House signaled he'll proceed with caution on requesting President Donald Trump's tax returns, despite pressure from liberal groups to ...

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State Democrats still need to work with GOP - Coos Bay World

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 12:00
State Democrats still need to work with GOP  Coos Bay World

As the Oregon Legislature prepared to start work this week, its leaders were saying all the right things about working together, respecting rural Oregon and doing ...

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Historic number of women aim for Madam President; experts credit #MeToo, recruitment efforts - Fox News

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 11:49
Historic number of women aim for Madam President; experts credit #MeToo, recruitment efforts  Fox News

Nearly a year before the 2020 presidential primaries formally begin, more women than ever from a major political party have announced their candidacy or ...

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What Happens When Dozens Of Wave-Year Freshmen Join The House? - FiveThirtyEight

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 10:55
What Happens When Dozens Of Wave-Year Freshmen Join The House?  FiveThirtyEight

It might be hard to tell at the moment, but there are freshmen Democrats in the House other than New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. While Ocasio-Cortez ...

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What Happens When Dozens Of Wave-Year Freshmen Join The House? - FiveThirtyEight

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 10:55
What Happens When Dozens Of Wave-Year Freshmen Join The House?  FiveThirtyEight

It might be hard to tell at the moment, but there are freshmen Democrats in the House other than New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. While Ocasio-Cortez ...

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As I See It: Finding common ground amid division - Corvallis Gazette Times

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 09:00
As I See It: Finding common ground amid division  Corvallis Gazette Times

Viewed through the lens of election returns, Benton and Linn counties appear to be divided by more than a river: Their politics are so polarized that they cancel ...

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SOLIS and a CODE OF SILENCE — LIPINSKI a Dem target — TONI losing ground - Politico

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 07:35
SOLIS and a CODE OF SILENCE — LIPINSKI a Dem target — TONI losing ground  Politico

01/24/2019 07:35 AM EST. Good Thursday morning, Illinois. My Internet was down this morning, so apologies for arriving a little later in your in box.

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How Pramila Jayapal's Inside-Outside Strategy Is Changing the Future of Progressive Politics - The Nation

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 07:00
How Pramila Jayapal's Inside-Outside Strategy Is Changing the Future of Progressive Politics  The Nation

The congresswoman is a lifelong organizer—and now she's one of the key players in Congress.

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We can’t allow Israel to be a prop for party politics | TheHill - The Hill

Thu, 01/24/2019 - 07:00
We can’t allow Israel to be a prop for party politics | TheHill  The Hill

Today, vocal support for Israel is increasingly shifting toward the right wing, and in today's political climate, when an issue is embraced by the right, it becomes ...

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