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Guest column: Finding common ground - Bend Bulletin

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 00:30
Guest column: Finding common ground  Bend Bulletin

Deschutes County is politically drifting to the west side of the Cascade Range, so to speak, leaving neighboring counties behind — or so the 2018 election ...

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Abernathy: Democrats risk misreading the meaning of the midterms - The Ledger

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 00:06
Abernathy: Democrats risk misreading the meaning of the midterms  The Ledger

Whether last November's 40-seat pickup by Democrats in the House of Representatives represented a convincing win or an underperformance, it most certainly ...

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Henry Olsen, Washington Post: Counter-revolution to populism is only second chapter in global political saga - Waco Tribune-Herald

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 23:30
Henry Olsen, Washington Post: Counter-revolution to populism is only second chapter in global political saga  Waco Tribune-Herald

It's not just in the United States. The counterrevolution to populism is happening all over the world, and it's turning the old left-right political axis on its head.

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Henry Olsen, Washington Post: Counter-revolution to populism is only second chapter in global political saga - Waco Tribune-Herald

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 23:30
Henry Olsen, Washington Post: Counter-revolution to populism is only second chapter in global political saga  Waco Tribune-Herald

It's not just in the United States. The counterrevolution to populism is happening all over the world, and it's turning the old left-right political axis on its head.

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Will Asheville try to stop the state from splitting it into districts? - Asheville Citizen-Times

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 23:07
Will Asheville try to stop the state from splitting it into districts?  Asheville Citizen-Times

The Asheville City Council revealed it is renewing its opposition to a Republican-backed law to split the city into electoral districts.

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Will Asheville try to stop the state from splitting it into districts? - Asheville Citizen-Times

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 23:07
Will Asheville try to stop the state from splitting it into districts?  Asheville Citizen-Times

The Asheville City Council revealed it is renewing its opposition to a Republican-backed law to split the city into electoral districts.

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House Oversight Committee adds Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, other progressives to its ranks - CNN

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 22:14
House Oversight Committee adds Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, other progressives to its ranks  CNN

The powerful House Oversight Committee, which is expected to be at the center of investigations into President Donald Trump's administration, is getting several ...

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Sarah Sanders: White House not listening to Ocasio-Cortez 'on much of anything,' including doomsday prediction - Fox News

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 20:39
Sarah Sanders: White House not listening to Ocasio-Cortez 'on much of anything,' including doomsday prediction  Fox News

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders derided New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's recent claim that the world will end in 12 years due ...

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So Listen: The eventual split of the two-party system - The Post

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 20:29
So Listen: The eventual split of the two-party system  The Post

The parties are slowly crumbling from within – that's good for everyone.

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The Trans Ban Ruling Shows the Right-Wing's Long Game Is Working - Advocate.com

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 19:20
The Trans Ban Ruling Shows the Right-Wing's Long Game Is Working  Advocate.com

Evangelicals and conservatives banded together to vote for a man they likely found repellent. That coalition will pay them dividends for generations.

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How Senate Republicans can overcome Dems' nominations blockade - Washington Examiner

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 18:12
How Senate Republicans can overcome Dems' nominations blockade  Washington Examiner

Republicans are wisely considering a Senate rules change to speed confirmation of presidential nomination.

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Democrats and their voters have shifted left as 2020 nears. They’re betting the rest of the country follows. - The Washington Post

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 17:02
Democrats and their voters have shifted left as 2020 nears. They’re betting the rest of the country follows.  The Washington Post

For years, Democratic presidential candidates have been skittish about taking liberal positions. The caution has given way to confidence.

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Democrats and their voters have shifted left as 2020 nears. They’re betting the rest of the country follows. - The Washington Post

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 17:02
Democrats and their voters have shifted left as 2020 nears. They’re betting the rest of the country follows.  The Washington Post

For years, Democratic presidential candidates have been skittish about taking liberal positions. The caution has given way to confidence.

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AOC’S 70 Percent Solution Shows US the Progressive Majority Has Been There All Along - Common Dreams

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 16:41
AOC’S 70 Percent Solution Shows US the Progressive Majority Has Been There All Along  Common Dreams

On several occasions, now, progressive candidates have endorsed the idea that we should tax the rich more, in contrast to the Republicans who have been on a ...

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Joshua Heath | Nancy Pelosi, Political Genius - Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 16:33
Joshua Heath | Nancy Pelosi, Political Genius  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

Mark my words: The president is going to fry. As the government shutdown goes into its second month, and 800,000 federal workers continue to feel the squeeze ...

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This Conservative Talk Show Host Still Does the Radio Version of Blackface - VICE

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 16:16
This Conservative Talk Show Host Still Does the Radio Version of Blackface  VICE

'Walton and Johnson,' which has been on the air in the South for over 35 years, features stereotypical gay and black characters voiced by one of the white hosts.

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Which Democrats are running in 2020? - BBC News

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 15:51
Which Democrats are running in 2020?  BBC News

The number of Democrats lining up to try to take on President Donald Trump as he seeks re-election is growing by the week. So who's running and what are ...

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Which Democrats are running in 2020? - BBC News

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 15:51
Which Democrats are running in 2020?  BBC News

The number of people trying to prevent President Donald Trump from being re-elected is growing by the week.

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George Latimer talks Trump effect, politics and 'government that produces results' - The Journal News | LoHud.com

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 14:31
George Latimer talks Trump effect, politics and 'government that produces results'  The Journal News | LoHud.com

'Every dialogue is what Trump is doing, not what's happening at other levels down the line,' county executives says.

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Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government. - Florida Politics

Tue, 01/22/2019 - 14:06
Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government.  Florida Politics

Charlie Crist, Kathy Castor demand end to government shutdown.

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