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Beto, shed some progressive idealism, exploit GOP divisions to make Texas a two-party state again [Opinion] - Houston Chronicle

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 13:53

Houston Chronicle

Beto, shed some progressive idealism, exploit GOP divisions to make Texas a two-party state again [Opinion]
Houston Chronicle
Tower's opponent, William A. Blakely of Dallas, was a conservative Democrat who many liberal Democrats adamantly opposed. In the end, many of them simply didn't show up to the polls, and Tower was able to win by splitting the conservative vote.

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Sometimes a ballot issue isn't really about the issue - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 12:01

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Sometimes a ballot issue isn't really about the issue
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Conservatives have placed the issue on the November ballot and are promoting it heavily, hoping to bring out a flood of conservative voters who, at the same time, would boost Republican Kevin Cramer to victory in his close Senate race with Democratic ...

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Sometimes a ballot issue isn't really about the issue - The Daily Freeman

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 12:01

The Daily Freeman

Sometimes a ballot issue isn't really about the issue
The Daily Freeman
Conservatives have placed the issue on the November ballot and are promoting it heavily, hoping to bring out a flood of conservative voters who, at the same time, would boost Republican Kevin Cramer to victory in his close Senate race with Democratic ...

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In this close race, progressives have barely lifted a finger for one of their own - NBCNews.com

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 09:15

NBCNews.com

In this close race, progressives have barely lifted a finger for one of their own
NBCNews.com
WASHINGTON — Whatever happens in next month's election, Democrats from different wings of the party are sure to fight over what the results mean for how the party should position itself in future elections. One of the top races likely to be parsed ...

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Their View: I will continue to serve 9th District interests - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 04:19

Their View: I will continue to serve 9th District interests
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
My mother, a former civics teacher, taught her students that, “A congressman's job is to be the voice for the people he/she represents in Washington, D.C.”. That is what I do! I grew up here, attending elementary, middle and high school in the 9th ...

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If you vote for Democrats Nov. 6, you'll be voting against America - Youngstown Vindicator

Sat, 10/27/2018 - 00:56

If you vote for Democrats Nov. 6, you'll be voting against America
Youngstown Vindicator
Thanks to the social policies of Newsom and his fellow “progressiveDemocrats, one of the world's prettiest cities has literally been turned into a s-hole. Los Angeles is not far behind. Democrats' ... And meanwhile, you have the super-liberal Newsom ...

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North Carolina was always less progressive than its reputation, this book suggests - News & Observer (blog)

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 23:13

News & Observer (blog)

North Carolina was always less progressive than its reputation, this book suggests
News & Observer (blog)
But most states can swing Democrat or Republican, liberal or conservative, on occasion. Is Wisconsin the state of progressive Robert La Follette, and Sens. William Proxmire, Tammy Baldwin and Russ Feingold? Or is the conservative state that elected Sen.

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Scott Walker's Toughest Campaign - Wall Street Journal

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 18:57

Wall Street Journal

Scott Walker's Toughest Campaign
Wall Street Journal
Democratic legislators fled to Illinois to deny Republicans a quorum to pass the reforms. They failed. They then tried to defenestrate conservative state Supreme Court Justice David Prosser in 2011. A liberal judge on the court accused him of ...

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Cesar Sayoc Politics: Voter Records Say He's a Republican - Heavy.com

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 13:16

Heavy.com

Cesar Sayoc Politics: Voter Records Say He's a Republican
Heavy.com
Progressive liberal left Hightaxes and Crime.Gillum can't ... Is he a Republican or Democrat? After all, there were twin theories that emerged after the packages were sent: Some people called him #magabomber because the packages were sent to critics of ...

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Letters to the Editor 10-27-18: Democrats, Republicans 'black face' and MCC picket - The Macomb Daily

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 12:21

The Macomb Daily

Letters to the Editor 10-27-18: Democrats, Republicans 'black face' and MCC picket
The Macomb Daily
It is decidedly liberal and progressive and wants to bring a Socialist agenda to America. It is radical, angry, violent and anti American and invites ... Donald Trump and many others on the right, including Fox News talking heads and noted conservative ...

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Is the Democratic Party Progressive Enough for Muslims? - The New Republic

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 11:56

The New Republic

Is the Democratic Party Progressive Enough for Muslims?
The New Republic
One of the best illustrations of this was the appearance of Khizr and Ghazala Khan at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. The Khans, parents of a U.S. Army captain killed in the Iraq War, didn't exactly fit the liberal mold: Khizr Khan was a ...

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GOP candidate Seth Grossman questions motive behind pipe bombs - Press of Atlantic City

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 09:00

Press of Atlantic City

GOP candidate Seth Grossman questions motive behind pipe bombs
Press of Atlantic City
ATLANTIC CITY — The two major party candidates for the 2nd district Congressional seat sparred Thursday night over questions about immigration, affirmative action, voting rights and the Donald Trump agenda at a debate here organized by two NAACP ...

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Tax reform's wealth-building for average Americans should define election - The Hill

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 08:00

The Hill

Tax reform's wealth-building for average Americans should define election
The Hill
Progressive Democrats — many of whom have morphed into a type of socialists — believe that government is the source of all wealth and good policy. They despise the Republican tax cuts and tax reform legislation because tax cuts mean that government ...

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Ann Coulter reacts to explosive devices sent in the mail: “Bombs are a liberal tactic” - Salon

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 21:53

Salon

Ann Coulter reacts to explosive devices sent in the mail: “Bombs are a liberal tactic”
Salon
Conservative lawmakers and commentators began to spread a conspiracy on Wednesday that the series of suspicious packages containing explosive devices addressed to top Democratic figures and CNN were sent to boost support for progressives two weeks ...
The Far Right Is Claiming That Letter Bombs Are a “Liberal Tactic”Slate Magazine

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Defuse America's Explosive Politics - Wall Street Journal

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 18:52

Wall Street Journal

Defuse America's Explosive Politics
Wall Street Journal
A Democratic nominee might say, “Whether they always succeed or not, Republicans do want to protect the liberties that have allowed this nation become the miracle of the world.” A Republican might say, “At its best and most sincere, the Democratic ...

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Cass Sunstein: The party, not the tribe, enforces political divisions - PostBulletin.com

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 18:01

PostBulletin.com

Cass Sunstein: The party, not the tribe, enforces political divisions
PostBulletin.com
About 14 percent of Americans fall within the most extreme categories on the left and the right: Progressive Activists (8 percent) and Devoted Conservatives (6 percent). The two groups live in different ... On immigration, sexual harassment and the ...

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The purple line - WORLD News group (press release)

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 13:48

WORLD News group (press release)

The purple line
WORLD News group (press release)
The question is whether Comstock can, like her predecessor Frank Wolf, tiptoe the line between the GOP's conservative base and the district's increasingly liberal-leaning voters, a task even more difficult than usual in the Donald Trump era. Republican ...

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The Far Right Is Claiming That Letter Bombs Are a “Liberal Tactic” - Slate Magazine

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 12:58

The Far Right Is Claiming That Letter Bombs Are a “Liberal Tactic”
Slate Magazine
Republicans just don't do this kind of thing,” Rush Limbaugh said, deploying his famous common sense to explain why the mail bombs received by prominent Democrats like Maxine Waters and Eric Holder this week must be part of a false flag operation ...

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Red-blue workshop aims at bridging the political divide - Albany Times Union

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 12:52

Albany Times Union

Red-blue workshop aims at bridging the political divide
Albany Times Union
We are, it has become commonly understood, a nation divided: Republican/Democrat, conservative/liberal, pro-Trump/anti-Trump. And those divisions are ... I definitely aligned with the old Republican Party, not so much with the current Republican party ...

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Big religion ghost: Would a 'blue dog Democrat' win Tennessee's US Senate race? - GetReligion (blog)

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 12:09

GetReligion (blog)

Big religion ghost: Would a 'blue dog Democrat' win Tennessee's US Senate race?
GetReligion (blog)
Eventually, it was crucial that many “blue dogs” were Democrats who angered Planned Parenthood. Meanwhile, we had a term for politicos who were conservative on economics and liberal on cultural and moral issues. They were “country club” Republicans.

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