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Muted backlash to Trump's bipartisanship signals warning for GOP - Washington Post

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 18:35

Washington Post

Muted backlash to Trump's bipartisanship signals warning for GOP
Washington Post
Republicans who dared to cut deals with Democrats have long had to fear retribution from conservative activists like Rick Manning, president of Americans for Limited Government. He had railed against a 2015 debt-ceiling compromise as “absurd,” and as ...
Bound to No Party, Trump Upends 150 Years of Two-Party RuleNew York Times
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Immigrant Action Divides Some Districts - DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 11:26

Immigrant Action Divides Some Districts
DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
Athens-Clarke County, home to the University of Georgia, once anchored a competitive congressional district that elected moderate Democrats. But Republicans divided Athens-Clarke into separate districts, diluting the influence of its liberal Democrats ...

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Trump Makes Nice With Dems,Confuses GOP - DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 11:23

Trump Makes Nice With Dems,Confuses GOP
DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump was in the mood to celebrate after cutting a big deal with opposition Democrats. Joshing with Northeastern officials in the Cabinet Room, Trump hailed New York Democrat Andrew Cuomo as "my governor" and ...

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The ordeal of democracy - Wisconsin Gazette

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 01:10

The ordeal of democracy
Wisconsin Gazette
The Democratic platform is actively pro-gay and Barack Obama came out this year in support of marriage equality for same-sex couples. Contrast this to the GOP platform, which supports a constitutional amendment on marriage that excludes same-sex ...

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Jonathan P. Baird: Democrats lost in America - Concord Monitor

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 00:24

Concord Monitor

Jonathan P. Baird: Democrats lost in America
Concord Monitor
Let me offer a suggestion: The Democrats must be the party of progressive change – not a status quo party. We already have one conservative party, the Republicans. Democrats need to provide a stark contrast to the Republicans. Clintonian triangulation ...

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Primaries important in selecting local leaders - Evening Observer

Sun, 09/10/2017 - 00:04

Primaries important in selecting local leaders
Evening Observer
Candidates include James Scott Dimmer, endorsed by the Democratic Party; Joseph Price, endorsed by the Republican, Conservative and Independence parties; Rachel Roberts, endorsed by the Democratic, Republican, Working Families, Independence and Women's ...

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Stephanie Grace: Mitch Landrieu may have the name, but some national Democrats intrigued by John Bel Edwards - The Advocate

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 19:02

The Advocate

Stephanie Grace: Mitch Landrieu may have the name, but some national Democrats intrigued by John Bel Edwards
The Advocate
It's one thing for a Southern Democrat to be elected mayor of a liberal city. It's quite another for one to win decisively in a conservative state. Some Louisiana Republicans see Edwards' 2015 victory as a fluke and blame it on opponent David Vitter's ...

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Liberal Groups Push Democrats To Slow Down Judge Confirmation Process - HuffPost

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 14:01

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Liberal Groups Push Democrats To Slow Down Judge Confirmation Process
HuffPost
A coalition of major progressive organizations has launched a campaign aimed at pressuring members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to slow down the confirmation process for federal judges, thereby limiting how many President Donald Trump can seat.

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Bound to No Party, Trump Upends 150 Years of Two-Party Rule - New York Times

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 13:29

New York Times

Bound to No Party, Trump Upends 150 Years of Two-Party Rule
New York Times
Now in the White House, President Trump demonstrated this past week that he still imagines himself a solitary cowboy as he abandoned Republican congressional leaders to forge a short-term fiscal deal with Democrats. Although ... “The truth is that he ...

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Is There An Urban Conservative Governing Philosophy? - The Republican Standard

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 13:14

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Is There An Urban Conservative Governing Philosophy?
The Republican Standard
There are only 11 cities on the right-of-center side of the liberal-conservative divide, and the study found conservative cities to be a lot less rock-ribbed conservative than liberal cities are liberal. This is hardly a ... In some parts of the ...

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In the Bronx, Young Progressives Challenge Establishment Dem - Observer

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 13:05

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In the Bronx, Young Progressives Challenge Establishment Dem
Observer
One City Council race in the Bronx pits a group of young progressives challenging a conservative Democratic senator from the old guard of Bronx politics. A group of first-time candidates is running to replace term-limited Bronx Councilwoman Annabel ...

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Liberal attacks, 'antifa' thugs threaten rights workers need - The Militant

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 10:50

Liberal attacks, 'antifa' thugs threaten rights workers need
The Militant
A facet of this crisis is the relentless resistance of liberal Democrats and media, some Republicans and the middle-class left against Trump's presidency. All tactics are fair game in their effort to get him indicted or impeached. ... Berkeley Mayor ...

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Kingston Dems have primary choices - Hudson Valley One

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 09:01

Hudson Valley One

Kingston Dems have primary choices
Hudson Valley One
In Ward 7, Patrick O'Reilly, who holds the Conservative and Independence Party lines, is seeking both the Democratic and Republican Party lines via Opportunity to Ballot. His opponent in the primary is Democrat Bryant Drew Andrews. In County ...

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Democrats attack religious liberty advocates ahead of major Supreme Court battle - Washington Examiner

Sat, 09/09/2017 - 00:01

Washington Examiner

Democrats attack religious liberty advocates ahead of major Supreme Court battle
Washington Examiner
Conservative Christian advocates faced new attacks this week just as several religious liberty controversies are speeding through the judiciary en route to the Supreme Court. The conservative Christian advocacy group Alliance Defending Freedom ... But ...

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EDITORIAL: More liberal lunacy: no disaster aid for conservatives - The Daily Progress

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 20:48

EDITORIAL: More liberal lunacy: no disaster aid for conservatives
The Daily Progress
We don't recall the liberal press scolding Democratic policies in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. In fact, it was the Republican Bush Administration that took the bulk of the blame for its botched relief efforts (blame that was, in large part, warranted ...

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Mark Lilla: The liberal vision for America is impaired by identity politics - NBC2 News

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 14:00

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Mark Lilla: The liberal vision for America is impaired by identity politics
NBC2 News
He drew a connection between some of the liberal media's coverage of diverse identities and a larger issue that affects progressives in America today: lack of vision. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- In a ... Identity politics is also trickling into the ...

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Mark Lilla: The liberal vision for America is impaired by identity politics - WENY-TV

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 13:53

Mark Lilla: The liberal vision for America is impaired by identity politics
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He drew a connection between some of the liberal media's coverage of diverse identities and a larger issue that affects progressives in America today: lack of vision. "A sum-total of stories about ... Identity politics is also trickling into the ...

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Mark Lilla: The liberal vision for America is impaired by identity politics - KITV Honolulu

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 13:51

Mark Lilla: The liberal vision for America is impaired by identity politics
KITV Honolulu
He drew a connection between some of the liberal media's coverage of diverse identities and a larger issue that affects progressives in America today: lack of vision. "A sum-total of stories about ... Identity politics is also trickling into the ...

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The Intellectual Roots of the Radical Right - lareviewofbooks

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 13:10

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The Intellectual Roots of the Radical Right
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AS WE FACE unprecedented threats to our democracy, it's common to hear people try to frame the moment in traditional, partisan terms as one in which they side with Democrats or Republicans, liberals or conservatives. Every day it seems that someone ...

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Getting People to Get Along, Even When They Disagree - New York Times

Fri, 09/08/2017 - 12:10

New York Times

Getting People to Get Along, Even When They Disagree
New York Times
We live in a time of great discord. Republicans and Democrats, conservatives and liberals, and fans and critics of President Trump not only disagree, they often despise each other. In a small way, however, I am trying to change that. I teach at Harvard ...

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