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Victory in sight for Democrats defying Warren on bank bill - Politico

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 05:10

Politico

Victory in sight for Democrats defying Warren on bank bill
Politico
Republicans and Democrats in the Senate are poised to pass a bill this week that would relax key banking regulations, steamrolling opposition from outspoken liberals like Sen. Elizabeth Warren who have built their careers calling for tougher oversight ...
This week: Congress takes up banking reform as gun debate stallsThe Hill (blog)

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The Primaries Project: What to expect in the 2018 Midterms - Brookings Institution (blog)

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 04:06

Brookings Institution (blog)

The Primaries Project: What to expect in the 2018 Midterms
Brookings Institution (blog)
Progressive Democratic candidates made up nearly 30 percent of Democratic primary candidates in 2016. Conservative Republican candidates made up 50 percent of Republican primary candidates in 2016. The top issues mentioned by Republican candidates in ...
The battle for Congress kicks off in TexasPolitico
Primaries shapes future for candidates and their partiesSan Antonio Express-News

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LOVETT: Key Republican claims bid for GOP governor nomination will wrap quickly - New York Daily News

Mon, 03/05/2018 - 04:01

New York Daily News

LOVETT: Key Republican claims bid for GOP governor nomination will wrap quickly
New York Daily News
ALBANY — The state GOP nominating convention is not until late May, but a key county Republican chairman said the bid for the governor's line could be over within days. Suffolk County GOP Chairman John LaValle said the momentum is for Dutchess County ...

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Purple of state of mind: NC Dems, GOP going all out for midterms - Charlotte Post

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 21:35

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Purple of state of mind: NC Dems, GOP going all out for midterms
Charlotte Post
Democrats entered this midterm with one goal: recruit a candidate in every single district to break the Republican supermajority this fall,” NCDP Chairman Wayne Goodwin said in a statement. “Thanks to a slate of quality, diverse candidates from the ...
When allies attack: Friction between Democrats, immigration advocatesThe Keene Sentinel

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How to Argue About the Oscars Like a Partisan Hack - POLITICO Magazine

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 06:56

POLITICO Magazine

How to Argue About the Oscars Like a Partisan Hack
POLITICO Magazine
The knee-jerk liberal take: A great illustration of just how awful white people are all the time. Even the ones who profess to be allies are secretly out to use minorities and appropriate their cultural contributions. It doesn't matter if you're ...

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When allies attack: Friction between Democrats, immigration advocates - The Keene Sentinel

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 06:34

U.S. News & World Report

When allies attack: Friction between Democrats, immigration advocates
The Keene Sentinel
WASHINGTON — Friction lingers between Senate Democrats and progressive advocacy groups after the chamber failed to advance a bipartisan bill last month to protect the young undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers. Tensions came to a breaking point ...
Congress' Immigration Push SputtersDTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

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As Primaries Begin, Divided Voters Weigh What It Means to Be a Democrat - New York Times

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 05:01

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As Primaries Begin, Divided Voters Weigh What It Means to Be a Democrat
New York Times
PALOS HILLS, Ill. — When Representative Daniel Lipinski, a conservative-leaning Democrat and scion of Chicago's political machine, agreed to one joint appearance last month with his liberal primary challenger, the divide in the Democratic Party was ...
Democratic Party's Abandonment of Pro-Life Incumbent Shows Fractures Within Partylegal Insurrection (blog)

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Is Conor Lamb the new model Democrat? Or will progressives come for him next? - Washington Examiner

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 00:20

Washington Examiner

Is Conor Lamb the new model Democrat? Or will progressives come for him next?
Washington Examiner
Lamb's position on guns (he supports no new legislation on gun control) and his public denunciations of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi could help Democrats take this seat. The question is whether Conor Lamb is an anomaly. Notably, he did not win ...

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LaHood's inflammatory ad push highlights ideological differences with Gonzales - San Antonio Express-News

Sun, 03/04/2018 - 00:12

LaHood's inflammatory ad push highlights ideological differences with Gonzales
San Antonio Express-News
'Mr. DA, are you a Democrat or Republican when you're seeking justice for my loved one that's dead?'” LaHood said. He recalled growing up in a time “where the Democratic Party was truly inclusive,” allowing its members to lean conservative or liberal ...

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Democratic Party's Abandonment of Pro-Life Incumbent Shows Fractures Within Party - legal Insurrection (blog)

Sat, 03/03/2018 - 20:07

legal Insurrection (blog)

Democratic Party's Abandonment of Pro-Life Incumbent Shows Fractures Within Party
legal Insurrection (blog)
Lipinski represents a largely Democrat district, yet he is as conservative as Democrats come: pro-life and he voted against Obamacare, same-sex marriage, and immigration reforms. At first, I thought, maybe Democrats aren't backing him because it's a ...

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