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The Plight of the Political Convert - The New Yorker

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 15:00
The Plight of the Political Convert  The New Yorker

Corey Robin writes about political conversion, such as that of the former white supremacist Derek Black and the former Republican Max Boot, and why it doesn't ...

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Scot Ross to step down at One Wisconsin Now - Journal Times

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 13:35
Scot Ross to step down at One Wisconsin Now  Journal Times

MADISON — Scot Ross, gadfly to conservatives and a dependable source of biting comments on Republican maneuverings, is stepping down from his post as ...

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Quotation of the day on the fallacy that teachers unions strike for 'the kids'... - American Enterprise Institute

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 13:17
Quotation of the day on the fallacy that teachers unions strike for 'the kids'...  American Enterprise Institute

View related *content*: Carpe Diem …. is from Jason Riley's op-ed in today's Wall Street Journal “Teachers Unions Don't Really Strike for 'the Kids'“: When the ...

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

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 13:14
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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The Republican Party’s Best Hope for 2020? The Left’s Indignation - TIME

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 13:00
The Republican Party’s Best Hope for 2020? The Left’s Indignation  TIME

Here's how Lord Michael Ashcroft thinks Republicans and President Donald Trump can win the 2020 presidential election.

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Editorials From Around Oregon | Oregon News - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 12:56
Editorials From Around Oregon | Oregon News  U.S. News & World Report

By The Associated Press. Selected editorials from Oregon newspapers: _____. Mail Tribune, Jan. 22, on fentanyl bringing new urgency to drug deaths:.

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Ocasio-Cortez Rattles Pundits Across the Corporate Media Spectrum - Common Dreams

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 12:55
Ocasio-Cortez Rattles Pundits Across the Corporate Media Spectrum  Common Dreams

Few freshman members of Congress cause as much of a stir as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has. Articles about her are consistently the best-performing on ...

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Ocasio-Cortez Rattles Pundits Across the Corporate Media Spectrum - Common Dreams

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 12:55
Ocasio-Cortez Rattles Pundits Across the Corporate Media Spectrum  Common Dreams

Few freshman members of Congress cause as much of a stir as Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has. Articles about her are consistently the best-performing on ...

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Editorials from around Oregon - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 12:52
Editorials from around Oregon  Fort Worth Star Telegram

Selected editorials from Oregon newspapers: _____. Mail Tribune, Jan. 22, on fentanyl bringing new urgency to drug deaths: The crisis of opioid addiction has ...

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Democrats and their voters go left, counting on rest of country to follow as 2020 nears - GoDanRiver.com

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 12:00
Democrats and their voters go left, counting on rest of country to follow as 2020 nears  GoDanRiver.com

DES MOINES, Iowa — The last time Democrats scouted for a presidential nominee who could strip the White House from Republicans, the party supported ...

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This Is Nancy Pelosi's Finest Hour - The New Republic

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 11:29
This Is Nancy Pelosi's Finest Hour  The New Republic

Just a few months ago, it seemed like Nancy Pelosi's bid to become speaker of the House of Representatives was in trouble. While attacks from the right had ...

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Letter: Progressive liberals are more than just angry - Chesterfield Observer

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 11:03
Letter: Progressive liberals are more than just angry  Chesterfield Observer

A recent letter [“Progressive anger won't solve anything,” Jan. 2] tries to suggest the LWCC (Liberal Women of Chesterfield County) ladies substitute protest and ...

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Will the Church Honor Native American Kinship? - Sojourners

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 10:50
Will the Church Honor Native American Kinship?  Sojourners

Just as reports on the events around the march in Washington, D.C., centered whiteness, so has the commentary on Warren.

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Aaron Sorkin's Road to Nowhere - Jacobin magazine

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 09:48
Aaron Sorkin's Road to Nowhere  Jacobin magazine

Aaron Sorkin wants to give Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez advice. Yet The West Wing creator's worldview remains a vision of liberalism at its hollowest and most ...

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Analysis | The Daily 202: 10 sobering quotes from the new National Intelligence Strategy - The Washington Post

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 09:44
Analysis | The Daily 202: 10 sobering quotes from the new National Intelligence Strategy  The Washington Post

With Joanie Greve. THE BIG IDEA: Every four years, the National Intelligence Strategy attempts to do something that official Washington seems increasingly ...

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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg wades into presidential race - NBCNews.com

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 09:41
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg wades into presidential race  NBCNews.com

The 37-year-old Afghanistan veteran hopes to become the first openly gay president in American history.

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Nebraska's Hidden Progressivism - The American Prospect

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 09:34
Nebraska's Hidden Progressivism  The American Prospect

Despite GOP dominance in the heartland, a unique legislature, grassroots activism, and some forward-looking ballot measures have made for more nuanced ...

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Kamala Harris’s controversial criminal justice record, explained - Vox.com

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 09:30
Kamala Harris’s controversial criminal justice record, explained  Vox.com

Is Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) a progressive hero — or a relic of a “tough on crime” era going back to the 1990s and 2000s? The answer to that question could ...

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Kamala Harris's controversial record on criminal justice, explained - Vox.com

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 09:30
Kamala Harris's controversial record on criminal justice, explained  Vox.com

Kamala Harris's presidential campaign says she's a criminal justice reformer. Not everyone agrees.

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Young Voters Keep Moving to the Left on Social Issues, Republicans Included - The New York Times

Wed, 01/23/2019 - 08:47
Young Voters Keep Moving to the Left on Social Issues, Republicans Included  The New York Times

According to a new study, members of Generation Z are more open to social change than older generations, findings that could substantially reshape the ...

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