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One wide-open question about Doug Jones: What kind of senator will he be? - Washington Post

Google News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 19:45

New York Times

One wide-open question about Doug Jones: What kind of senator will he be?
Washington Post
Jones, who will narrow the Republican majority in the Senate to 51 to 49 when he is sworn in, will arrive in Washington in the next few weeks with unusual influence for a freshman member of the party out of power. Democrats are looking to strengthen ...
Once a Long Shot, Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate RaceNew York Times
Good News, for NowThe Weekly Standard
Doug Jones's Victory Shows the Way Forward for Democrats in the SouthNew York Magazine
USA TODAY -Conservative Review -Los Angeles Times
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Readers, calm down. This is about Trump, not conservatives. - WGRZ-TV

Google News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 18:35

WGRZ-TV

Readers, calm down. This is about Trump, not conservatives.
WGRZ-TV
USA TODAY's Editorial Board works on consensus, and we're lucky enough to have a variety of opinions ranging from progressive liberals, to centrists, to conservatives, to libertarians. It keeps every member in check, makes for colorful discussions and ...

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Readers, calm down. This is about Trump, not conservatives. - KING5.com

Google News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 18:26

KING5.com

Readers, calm down. This is about Trump, not conservatives.
KING5.com
USA TODAY's Editorial Board works on consensus, and we're lucky enough to have a variety of opinions ranging from progressive liberals, to centrists, to conservatives, to libertarians. It keeps every member in check, makes for colorful discussions and ...

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Readers, calm down. This is about Trump, not conservatives. - KSDK

Google News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 18:24

KSDK

Readers, calm down. This is about Trump, not conservatives.
KSDK
USA TODAY's Editorial Board works on consensus, and we're lucky enough to have a variety of opinions ranging from progressive liberals, to centrists, to conservatives, to libertarians. It keeps every member in check, makes for colorful discussions and ...

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'If It Doesn't Work, Blame Us' - The Atlantic

Google News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:21

The Atlantic

'If It Doesn't Work, Blame Us'
The Atlantic
Conservative activists recoiled at that language, complaining that Republicans were surrendering the argument over taxation to the progressive vision embodied for years by former President Barack Obama. And while the new agreement does not go as low as ...
Doug Jones's stunning victory could be the beginning of the end of tax reformVox
Historian Nancy MacLean on the right's ultimate goal: Rolling back the 20th centurySalon
Overnight Finance: GOP leaders strike deal on tax bill, expect vote next week | Corporate rate edging higher | Some ...The Hill
Rewire -The Courier-Journal
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Doug Jones's Victory Shows the Way Forward for Democrats in the South - New York Magazine

Google News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 17:16

USA TODAY

Doug Jones's Victory Shows the Way Forward for Democrats in the South
New York Magazine
The best thing about being able to deploy a relatively progressive Democrat like Doug Jones rather than a conservative like Fob James isn't just that Jones won't be a functional Republican in Congress (though that's a large bonus). It's that Democrats ...
The Bubble: Right plays Alabama blame game while left rejoices Roy Moore lossUSA TODAY
Once a Long Shot, Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate RaceNew York Times
Why did Doug Jones win in Alabama? He can thank people of colorLos Angeles Times
Politico -pharostribune.com -Fox News
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A Win In Alabama Won't Translate Unless Texas Democrats Can Turn Purple Counties Blue - KUT

Google News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 16:07

KUT

A Win In Alabama Won't Translate Unless Texas Democrats Can Turn Purple Counties Blue
KUT
Something happened last night that hasn't happened in 25 years: The state with "Heart of Dixie" stamped on its license plate elected a Democrat to the U.S. Senate. The question is whether Doug Jones' victory in Alabama is an anomaly or a turning point ...
Democrats' field growing crowded as filing for 2018 races ends MondayChron.com
The Republican Party's Major Policy Platform Is the Pursuit of EvilAdvocate.com
Who's In: Here Are The Candidates Who've Filed In 2018's Top Texas RacesTexas Public Radio
San Antonio Express-News
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A Win In Alabama Won't Translate Unless Texas Democrats Can Turn Purple Counties Blue - Texas Public Radio

Google News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 16:02

Texas Public Radio

A Win In Alabama Won't Translate Unless Texas Democrats Can Turn Purple Counties Blue
Texas Public Radio
Something happened last night that hasn't happened in 25 years: The state with "Heart of Dixie" stamped on its license plate elected a Democrat to the U.S. Senate. The question is whether Doug Jones' victory in Alabama is an anomaly or a turning point ...

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Gerrymandering as a right-wing plot is a myth - Lagniappe

Google News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:55

Lagniappe

Gerrymandering as a right-wing plot is a myth
Lagniappe
Although we're led to believe it is a GOP plot to rig elections, progressive liberals would have the most to lose, particularly in Alabama, if gerrymandering were declared unconstitutional. The more radical liberal ideologues come from gerrymandered ...

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Senator Bernie Sanders Opposes Impeachment Of President Donald Trump - The Liberty Conservative

Google News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:26

The Liberty Conservative

Senator Bernie Sanders Opposes Impeachment Of President Donald Trump
The Liberty Conservative
Impeachment has become a hot button topic for liberal and progressive activists. In their view, the President is wrecking America with his constant criticisms of the mainstream media and unconventional political approach. In some of the most extreme ...

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Wisconsin Dems say Alabama results show they have momentum; Republicans dismiss that idea - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Google News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 15:01

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin Dems say Alabama results show they have momentum; Republicans dismiss that idea
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Bannon backed Moore and Tuesday's results were viewed as a setback for Bannon. Brandon Moody, a Nicholson campaign spokesman, tried to keep the focus on Baldwin. "Now, more than ever, Republicans in Wisconsin need to be focused on defeating liberal ...

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A Win In Alabama Won't Translate Unless Texas Democrats Can Turn Purple Counties Into Blue - KUT

Google News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 14:10

KUT

A Win In Alabama Won't Translate Unless Texas Democrats Can Turn Purple Counties Into Blue
KUT
Last night, something happened that hasn't in 25 years: the state with 'heart of dixie' stamped on the license plate elected a Democrat to the U.S. Senate. The question is whether Doug Jones' victory in Alabama is an anomaly or a turning point. His ...

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Brevard Democrat enters the race for Congress - The Mountaineer

Google News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 04:45

The Mountaineer

Brevard Democrat enters the race for Congress
The Mountaineer
When asked if he was a liberal, moderate or conservative Democrat, Woodsmall said he prefers the term “progressive.” “We need to make progress in this country, and we are not doing that now,” he said. Woodsmall is not independently wealthy, but hopes ...

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Ex-nonprofit executive to run for governor as Democrat - Arkansas Online

Google News - Wed, 12/13/2017 - 04:11

Arkansas Online

Ex-nonprofit executive to run for governor as Democrat
Arkansas Online
He said Tuesday that he doesn't recall why, as a 20-year-old college student, he voted in the Republican primary in 1998, but he always has voted for the best candidate. Henderson declined to call himself a moderate, liberal or progressive Democrat ...

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Kentucky-Leverett connection is reviewed, discussed - The Recorder

Google News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 22:57

The Recorder

Kentucky-Leverett connection is reviewed, discussed
The Recorder
“This is amazing work.” Robertson was referring to Hands Across the Hills, a project of the Leverett Bridging Committee that brought 11 people from Letcher County, Kentucky, to Leverett in October to have structured interactions with 18 residents. The ...

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Doug Jones's stunning victory could be the beginning of the end of tax reform - Vox

Google News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 22:43

UK Progressive Magazine

Doug Jones's stunning victory could be the beginning of the end of tax reform
Vox
But Republicans haven't done a great job of meeting their ambitious legislative deadlines so far. They have some big problems to fix in the final bill, and every change shifts around tens of billions or hundreds of billions of dollars. It could get ...
Susan Collins and the Duping of CentristsUK Progressive Magazine

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Once a Long Shot, Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Race - New York Times

Google News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 22:39

New York Times

Once a Long Shot, Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Senate Race
New York Times
And solidifying Mr. Jones's victory were the Republican-leaning Alabamians who chose to write in the name of a third candidate rather than back one of the two major party nominees. Over 20,000 voters here cast write-in ballots. To progressive voters ...
Doug Jones's Victory Shows Why Democrats Must Compete EverywhereNew York Magazine
Democrats are jubilant — and newly confident about 2018 — as Alabama delivers win on Trump's turfWashington Post
Doug Jones got more money from Alabama voters than Roy Moore didVox
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Republican backed by LePage wins Lewiston mayoral race - Bangor Daily News

Google News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 22:13

Bangor Daily News

Republican backed by LePage wins Lewiston mayoral race
Bangor Daily News
LEWISTON, Maine — City Councilor Shane Bouchard narrowly won Lewiston's mayoral runoff election on Tuesday, keeping the seat in Maine's second-largest city in Republican hands and beating back a second straight challenge from progressive activist Ben ...

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Doug Jones declared victor in Alabama race for Senate; Roy Moore may seek recount - Washington Post

Google News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 22:12

Washington Post

Doug Jones declared victor in Alabama race for Senate; Roy Moore may seek recount
Washington Post
BIRMINGHAM, ALA. — In a stunning setback for the Republican Party, Democrat Doug Jones was elected Alabama's next senator Tuesday, flipping a deeply red state after a campaign that showcased the increasing power of sexual misconduct allegations and ...
Democrat Doug Jones Wins Alabama Special Election Senate RaceRefinery29
Abortion Could Be Deal-Breaker In Alabama Senate Race For Many Torn GOP VotersNPR
Roy Moore, Doug Jones and the issues: A voter's guide to the Alabama Senate electionMontgomery Advertiser
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GOP congressman's support for pro-gun law repels longtime donor - NorthJersey.com

Google News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 18:11

GOP congressman's support for pro-gun law repels longtime donor
NorthJersey.com
Rodney Frelinghuysen's reelection, a deep-pocketed, longtime donor said Tuesday that he'd rather support Mikie Sherrill, a Democratic candidate in the race for New Jersey's 11th Congressional District – and that he won't be the last donor to jump ship ...

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