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How America's Vision of Progressive Tax Reform Died - The Atlantic

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:08

The Atlantic

How America's Vision of Progressive Tax Reform Died
The Atlantic
The conservative revolution had its effect in the 1980s. Reagan had discredited the idea of progressive income-tax reform that had animated Democratic politics for almost a century. Although Presidents Clinton and Obama were able to raise rates ...

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Hugh Hefner & Donald Trump: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know - Heavy.com

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 09:55

Heavy.com

Hugh Hefner & Donald Trump: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
Heavy.com
“Well, if I ever ran for office, I'd do better as a Democrat than as a Republican–and that's not because I'd be more liberal, because I'm conservative,” Trump told Plaskin. “But the working guy would elect me. He likes me. When I walk down the street ...

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Populist victory in a conservative town - Illinois Times

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 09:20

Illinois Times

Populist victory in a conservative town
Illinois Times
With Bernie Sanders bringing new, highly energized voters into play, young people who had previously evinced zero interest in the old Democratic-Republican duopoly were rallying behind Bernie's grassroots populism. His revolutionary call to rein ...

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When the Out Party Runs Out of Luck - Rasmussen Reports

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 08:01

NBCNews.com

When the Out Party Runs Out of Luck
Rasmussen Reports
The main reason there are significantly more Republicans than Democrats listed is because eight of the 27 — close to a third of all the examples — were Republican incumbents who lost in what is really the only midterm wave in favor of the president's ...
Deep red pro-Trump town casts deciding votes to flip yet another seat blue in New HampshireShareblue Media

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Democrats need to put forward a tax plan too - Los Angeles Times

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 07:00

Los Angeles Times

Democrats need to put forward a tax plan too
Los Angeles Times
Goaded by President Trump, Republican leaders outlined a tax-reform plan this week that is marginally less generous to the wealthy than many conservatives would like. As the GOP struggles to cobble together an actual bill that can ... Rather than sit ...
Trump pitches massive tax cutsThe Hill
Trump, GOP Roll Out Tax PlanDTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
Here's what's in the Republican tax reform frameworkWashington Examiner
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Democrats welcome GOP keeping Obamacare repeal alive - Politico

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 05:13

Politico

Democrats welcome GOP keeping Obamacare repeal alive
Politico
And as much as they want to keep Obamacare intact, Democrats believe that political dynamic only boosts their chances of taking back the House and putting Republicans on defense in Senate races. "I think they are falling into an enormous trap of their ...
As GOP's repeal bill struggles, Democrats ask whether they gave it lifeWashington Post
Relentless Left, Retreating RepublicansTownhall
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McLean column: We need more political parties to spur action - Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 00:00

Glenwood Springs Post Independent

McLean column: We need more political parties to spur action
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Bernie Sanders ran for president as a Democrat while he generally identifies himself as either a socialist or progressive. President ... Republicans do not seem to have an idea of how to deal with Latinos, yet many Latinos are fiscally conservative ...

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Puerto Rican devastation could mean more Florida voters - Politico

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 23:17

Politico

Puerto Rican devastation could mean more Florida voters
Politico
But once in Florida, Puerto Rican voters have proven tough to motivate for the Democratic Party, despite being generally more aligned with liberals than conservatives. ... Bonilla acknowledged Democrats could stand to gain more than Republicans after ...

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Ronald Reagan Was Not an FDR Republican - The American Conservative

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 22:33

The American Conservative

Ronald Reagan Was Not an FDR Republican
The American Conservative
But does that mean—as Henry Olsen, my former colleague at the American Enterprise Institute and now at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, comes close to suggesting in The Working Class Republican—that Reagan was a New Deal conservative? ... And it ...

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Facts matter, so show your work - Hi-Desert Star

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 22:06

Facts matter, so show your work
Hi-Desert Star
Democratic socialism, to varying degrees, is working well in Canada, New Zealand, the Scandinavian countries and most of the EU. You can look it up. In high school geometry, we were asked to “show your work.” Mr. Nichols, do the same. Facts matter.

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Here's What Could Happen To Kids When CHIP Funding Expires, Because Their Health Care Is At Stake - Romper

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 18:20

Romper

Here's What Could Happen To Kids When CHIP Funding Expires, Because Their Health Care Is At Stake
Romper
Health care has been a flashpoint dividing Republicans and Democrats in Congress as conservatives have tried and tried and tried again to find a way to dismantle the Affordable Care Act — also known as Obamacare — since President Donald Trump took ...

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Trump pitches massive tax cuts - The Hill

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 18:13

Washington Examiner

Trump pitches massive tax cuts
The Hill
President Trump and congressional Republicans rolled out a sweeping tax overhaul proposal on Wednesday that won immediate praise from conservatives, uniting a party that had been divided over how to repeal ObamaCare. Business groups and the far-right ...
Trump, GOP Roll Out Tax PlanDTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
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Trump Proposes the Most Sweeping Tax Overhaul in Decades - New York Times

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 15:33

Washington Examiner

Trump Proposes the Most Sweeping Tax Overhaul in Decades
New York Times
In an apparent nod to the harsh political realities the tax plan faces and festering divisions among Republicans that have derailed the rest of his agenda, Mr. Trump made an explicit bid to Democrats to support the plan. However, Republican ...
Trump, GOP Roll Out Tax PlanDTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
Here's what's in the Republican tax reform frameworkWashington Examiner
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If the Left Wants to Win Elections, It Should Heed the Lessons of This Progressive Third Party - In These Times

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 14:46

In These Times

If the Left Wants to Win Elections, It Should Heed the Lessons of This Progressive Third Party
In These Times
Should left groups follow Bernie Sanders' lead and work within the Democratic Party; should they strike out with a third-party strategy; or should they eschew electoral work altogether in favor of strict movement building? ... In 1998, shortly before ...

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Industry Voices—ACA repeal's demise is more evidence that healthcare policy has moved to the left - FierceHealthcare

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:47

FierceHealthcare

Industry Voices—ACA repeal's demise is more evidence that healthcare policy has moved to the left
FierceHealthcare
Conservatives, meanwhile, are in disarray after a Republican-controlled Congress has repeated failed to repeal and replace the ACA. While Democrats agree on trying to provide coverage for all Americans, Republicans cannot even agree on what their ...

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Who is Doug Jones, and can he defeat Roy Moore in conservative Alabama? - Washington Post

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 11:27

Washington Post

Who is Doug Jones, and can he defeat Roy Moore in conservative Alabama?
Washington Post
The victory of former judge Roy Moore in Alabama's Republican Senate primary gives Democrats a choice — whether to actually compete for the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Democrats who have not .... Some of the progressive energy ...
Democrats suddenly wonder: Can they compete in Alabama?News & Observer
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"Progressive" Miami Beach Candidate Donated to GOP, Ted Cruz-Founded PAC - Miami New Times

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:01

"Progressive" Miami Beach Candidate Donated to GOP, Ted Cruz-Founded PAC
Miami New Times
But records show that until a few years ago, Samuelian solely donated to conservative candidates and groups, including Maverick PAC, which was founded by hard right GOP Sen. Ted Cruz. In fact, after moving to Florida in 2013, Samuelian registered as a ...

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Short Takes – Abdication - Fetchyournews.com

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 08:51

Short Takes – Abdication
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Their leadership is composed of geriatric, old Marxists and Progressives, products of the 1960's anti-Vietnam war era, still searching for the magic formula that will enable them to complete their socialization America, interrupted by Donald Trump ...

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Abdication - Fetchyournews.com

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 08:49

Abdication
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Their leadership is composed of geriatric, old Marxists and Progressives, products of the 1960's anti-Vietnam war era, still searching for the magic formula that will enable them to complete their socialization America, interrupted by Donald Trump ...

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Big Stakes in Redistricing Fight - DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 07:21

Big Stakes in Redistricing Fight
DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democrats and Republicans are poised for a Supreme Court fight about political line-drawing with the potential to alter the balance of power across a country starkly divided between the two parties. The big question at the ... People ...

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