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Hoffman: Want to combat political polarization? Trust the teens - Houston Chronicle

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 16:22

Houston Chronicle

Hoffman: Want to combat political polarization? Trust the teens
Houston Chronicle
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee dominated the newshour by praising President Barack Obama for his response to the Ebola crisis and criticizing U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz for his political leanings. As a conservative Republican, I turned to my friend, a ...

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Democratic grassroots strength to face test in 2018 midterms - myCentralOregon.com

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 13:09

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Democratic grassroots strength to face test in 2018 midterms
myCentralOregon.com
Dan Lipinski with a more liberal rival. While it's too early to say the Indivisible movement may have the effect on Democrats that the Tea Party had on Republicans in 2010 — when conservative enthusiasm helped the GOP retake the House but later led to ...

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Democratic grassroots strength to face test in 2018 midterms - WIMS AM 1420

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 11:46

WIMS AM 1420

Democratic grassroots strength to face test in 2018 midterms
WIMS AM 1420
These progressive soldiers helped flip 15 Virginia state House seats to Democrats in 2017 and got out the vote for Democrat Doug Jones in the December Alabama U.S. Senate race. They have now turned their eyes to the 2018 midterms. There are two big ...

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Former NYT Editor: I Have A Little Obama Doll In My Purse To Help Me Cope With The Trump Presidency - Townhall

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 08:33

Townhall

Former NYT Editor: I Have A Little Obama Doll In My Purse To Help Me Cope With The Trump Presidency
Townhall
There are many examples of the 2016 election breaking some people more than others. For progressives, the Democratic Party chose Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders, so defeat was not a shocker. Clinton wasn't left wing enough; that's why she lost ...
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Democratic grassroots strength to face test in 2018 midterms - ABC News

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 07:28

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Democratic grassroots strength to face test in 2018 midterms
ABC News
Dan Lipinski with a more liberal rival. While it's too early to say the Indivisible movement may have the effect on Democrats that the Tea Party had on Republicans in 2010, when conservative enthusiasm helped the GOP retake the House but later led to ...

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GUEST ESSAY: Both political parties should believe in 'openness' - Glens Falls Post-Star

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 06:03

Glens Falls Post-Star

GUEST ESSAY: Both political parties should believe in 'openness'
Glens Falls Post-Star
The political landscape is more polarized than ever and there seems to be little common ground for conservatives and progressives. Transparency — keeping the light on the people's business — ought to be something everyone can agree on. Instead ...

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SUNSHINE WEEK 2018: Sunshine always right - News Courier

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 05:04

SUNSHINE WEEK 2018: Sunshine always right
News Courier
The political landscape is more polarized than ever and there seems to be little common ground for conservatives and progressives. Transparency — keeping the light on the people's business — ought to be something everyone can agree on. Instead ...

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Brother of late Toronto Mayor Rob Ford new PC party leader - mySanAntonio.com

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 03:01

Brother of late Toronto Mayor Rob Ford new PC party leader
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TORONTO (AP) — The new leader of Ontario's conservative party is the brother of late Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who became famous for smoking crack cocaine. The Progressive Conservatives elected Doug Ford as the party's new leader Saturday ahead of the ...

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Guest column/A free press protects your right to know - The Steubenville Herald-Star

Sun, 03/11/2018 - 00:07

The Steubenville Herald-Star

Guest column/A free press protects your right to know
The Steubenville Herald-Star
The political landscape is more polarized than ever and there seems to be little common ground for conservatives and progressives. Transparency — keeping the light on the people's business — ought to be something everyone can agree on. Instead ...

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The Missing Obama Millions - New York Times

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 16:12

New York Times

The Missing Obama Millions
New York Times
Three percent voted for a third-party candidate. We would hardly urge Democratic strategists to abandon Obama-to-Trump voters. However, Obama-to-nonvoters are a relatively liberal segment of the country who have largely been ignored. They are mostly ...

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Sunshine always right - Theadanews

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 08:15

Theadanews

Sunshine always right
Theadanews
It is a basic American right. The political landscape is more polarized than ever, and there seems to be little common ground for conservatives and progressives. Transparency — keeping the light on the people's business — ought to be something ...

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Open government is our right - Gardnernews.com

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 02:15

Open government is our right
Gardnernews.com
The political landscape is more polarized than ever and there seems to be little common ground for conservatives and progressives. Transparency — keeping the light on the people's business — ought to be something everyone can agree on. Instead ...

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This Democrat Has Earned Pro-Life Americans' Trust - Now He Needs Our Help - Townhall

Sat, 03/10/2018 - 00:01

Townhall

This Democrat Has Earned Pro-Life Americans' Trust - Now He Needs Our Help
Townhall
One of those courageous Democrats was Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-IL). With an 88 percent party unity score according to CQ, Congressman Lipinski is not short on liberal street cred. He opposed the Republican tax reform bill, he voted to uphold the ...

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Sunshine is always the right choice - Delmarva Daily Times

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 13:18

Delmarva Daily Times

Sunshine is always the right choice
Delmarva Daily Times
Instead, conservatives want to reveal the secrets of liberals and liberals want to expose the actions of conservatives. More: Crisfield caught between federal rules, local concerns on Carvel Hall renewal. More: Should GOP have drafted its health care ...

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William March: Three candidates gearing up for Tampa mayor's race - TBO.com

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 12:42

TBO.com

William March: Three candidates gearing up for Tampa mayor's race
TBO.com
Ed Turanchik says he's raised more than $100,000 in his first month as a candidate for mayor of Tampa and plans a kickoff fundraiser with a diverse host committee ranging from conservative Republicans to liberal Democrats. The committee, which he said ...

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William March: Three candidates gearing up for Tampa mayor's race - Tampabay.com

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 12:35

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William March: Three candidates gearing up for Tampa mayor's race
Tampabay.com
Ed Turanchik says he's raised more than $100,000 in his first month as a candidate for mayor of Tampa and plans a kickoff fundraiser with a diverse host committee ranging from conservative Republicans to liberal Democrats. The committee, which he said ...

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Republicans have dominated state races for years. A new liberal Super PAC wants to change that. - Vox

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 08:00

Vox

Republicans have dominated state races for years. A new liberal Super PAC wants to change that.
Vox
A liberal Super PAC, Forward Majority, is digging up dirt on hundreds of incumbent Republicans running in local races across the country, deploying opposition research to try to improve Democrats' dismal numbers in state legislatures in 2018. Co ...

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Gerrymandering Pennsylvania - The Weekly Standard

Fri, 03/09/2018 - 00:36

Gerrymandering Pennsylvania
The Weekly Standard
State legislative elections are easily overlooked, but they can carry enormous consequences for policy and politics, even on the national level. Democrats were reminded of this truth the hard way in 2010, when Republicans took control of state ...

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Why GOP Is Spending Millions on a Soon-to-Vanish Seat in Trump Country - New York Times

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 20:17

New York Times

Why GOP Is Spending Millions on a Soon-to-Vanish Seat in Trump Country
New York Times
Never mind that this southwest Pennsylvania seat — which envelops suburban Pittsburgh and hugs the West Virginia border — will most likely cease to exist by the November election or that the man occupying it will be shopping for new constituents ...

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House Democrats' campaign arm now backing Dan Lipinski against liberal primary challenger - Washington Examiner

Thu, 03/08/2018 - 18:56

Washington Examiner

House Democrats' campaign arm now backing Dan Lipinski against liberal primary challenger
Washington Examiner
It's one in a string of baffling decisions made by the DCCC as Democrats fight to flip the House, or at the very least put a dent in the sizable Republican majority. The House campaign arm wouldn't lend a hand to Lipinski when asked late last month ...

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