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Taxes and Health Care Aside, Views on Trump Central to US Election - Voice of America

Google News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 08:25

Washington Post

Taxes and Health Care Aside, Views on Trump Central to US Election
Voice of America
In some urban, liberal strongholds, the progressives' views could prove decisive in House elections, but their positions have yet to gain widespread national prominence. It is an intraparty fight ... Democratic agenda. But Republicans are also arguing ...
The Daily 202: Playing 'catch-up,' progressive groups to spend $10 million on digital ads for state legislative racesWashington Post
Senate Leadership Fund launches $6 million ad buy across six battleground statesNBCNews.com

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The public thinks the Supreme Court is more liberal than it is - Vox

Google News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 07:20

Vox

The public thinks the Supreme Court is more liberal than it is
Vox
But a 2016 Harvard University-designed survey, the Cooperative Congressional Election Study, found a quarter of Republicans found the Supreme Court to be “very liberal” or “liberal,” whereas only a fifth of Democrats saw the Court as “very conservative ...
Progressive groups ratchet up pressure on Sen. Collins to vote against Kavanaugh nominationPress Herald
Liberals to Collins: Vote No on Kavanaugh or We'll Give $800000 to Your Next ChallengerNew York Magazine
Kavanaugh Fight Has Red State Dems Ducking for CoverRealClearPolitics
Lewiston Sun Journal -Washington Times
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Does Obama Motivate Democrats Anymore? Or Just Republicans? - FiveThirtyEight

Google News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 06:09

FiveThirtyEight

Does Obama Motivate Democrats Anymore? Or Just Republicans?
FiveThirtyEight
micah (Micah Cohen, politics editor): With former President Barack Obama's return to the campaign trail in the last week or so, here's our overarching question for today: Who does Obama motivate more in 2018, Democrats or Republicans? I'm thinking ...
The Limits of Obama's LegacySlate Magazine
Slowik: Obama's return sure to fire up voters from both political partiesChicago Tribune

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America Is Living James Madison's Nightmare - The Atlantic

Google News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 05:31

The Atlantic

America Is Living James Madison's Nightmare
The Atlantic
... monied classes, and sought to consolidate national power. As the historian Sean Wilentz has noted, the great movements for constitutional and social change in the 19th century—from the abolition of slavery to the Progressive movement—were the ...

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Trump, Cruz, O'Rourke and three myths about Texans - New Jersey Herald

Google News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 01:37

San Antonio Current

Trump, Cruz, O'Rourke and three myths about Texans
New Jersey Herald
But Republican dominance in Texas in recent decades -- abetted by aggressive gerrymandering and voter suppression -- obscures the liberal tradition of Democrats like House Speaker Sam Rayburn and President Lyndon Johnson, a tradition that may be ...
Beto O'Rourke is Likeable, Liberal and Shoots From the Hip, But It Will Take More Than That to Beat Ted CruzSan Antonio Current
David Hogg and other activists are trying to drive a wedge between Trump and Ted Cruz in one of the tightest Senate ...Business Insider

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Beto O'Rourke can save the GOP - TribTalk

Google News - Wed, 09/12/2018 - 01:09

TribTalk

Beto O'Rourke can save the GOP
TribTalk
That's why electing a progressive Democrat is Republicans' best long-term hope for a conservative Congress. In the largest study of its kind, Princeton and Northwestern Universities analyzed thousands of ... On the one hand you have O'Rourke driving ...
Trump, Cruz, O'Rourke and three myths about TexansNew Jersey Herald
David Hogg and other activists are trying to drive a wedge between Trump and Ted Cruz in one of the tightest Senate ...Business Insider

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The unprecedented number of women running for governor in 2018 - Vox

Google News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 20:23

Vox

The unprecedented number of women running for governor in 2018
Vox
Progressive groups are very excited about Abrams, but she's not exactly a political outsider; she served as the former minority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives and had a lot of support from national Democrats. Hawaii governor's race ...

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John Jay LaValle wades into Conservatives' leadership fight - Newsday

Google News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 20:07

Newsday

John Jay LaValle wades into Conservatives' leadership fight
Newsday
LaValle, in a letter on GOP stationery, said he was “gravely concerned” because the minor party since 2010 has endorsed more than 50 Democratic candidates. “They have empowered the progressive liberals by cutting backroom deals with the Democrats ...

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Will Florida Take a Left Turn? - Wall Street Journal

Google News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 18:31

Washington Post

Will Florida Take a Left Turn?
Wall Street Journal
With a Bernie Sanders-backed progressive facing off against a populist conservative favored by Donald Trump, the Florida gubernatorial race might turn out to be a dry run for the 2020 presidential election. But first, it could set the ... In the five ...
GOP candidate for Fla. governor spoke at racially charged eventsWashington Post
DeSantis leaves congress to focus on governor's raceFox 35 Orlando
Fla. Rep. DeSantis, running for governor, resigns House seatThe Mercury News
Sun Sentinel -WGCU News -Tampa Bay Times
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Is New York Progressive Enough for Cynthia Nixon? - The New Yorker

Google News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 17:15

The New Yorker

Is New York Progressive Enough for Cynthia Nixon?
The New Yorker
“I'm running because I know not every Republican is a bigot but every bigot voted for Donald Trump!” Clouds threatened .... Since 2008, a group of Democratic state legislators called the Independent Democratic Conference has insured a conservative ...

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Will Andrew Gillum's Christian Progressive Running Mate Help Him Win Evangelicals? - New York Magazine

Google News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 13:31

New York Magazine

Will Andrew Gillum's Christian Progressive Running Mate Help Him Win Evangelicals?
New York Magazine
To be fair, there has always been a small but hearty share of white Evangelicals who reject the capture of their churches by the conservative movement and the GOP, and there are also less-observant folk who self-identify as Evangelicals but don't ...
GOP candidate for Fla. governor spoke at racially charged eventsWashington Post
Fla. Rep. DeSantis, running for governor, resigns House seatThe Mercury News
Should your tax dollars pay for political campaigns?Sun Sentinel
Tampa Bay Times -WGCU News -RT
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POLITICO Playbook PM: When a Democratic lawmaker raises money for a Republican incumbent … - Politico

Google News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 12:49

Politico

POLITICO Playbook PM: When a Democratic lawmaker raises money for a Republican incumbent …
Politico
HENRY CUELLAR invited supporters to a breakfast fundraiser for REPUBLICAN TEXAS REP. JOHN CARTER this morning in San Antonio at Mi Tierra Cafe. The invite sent from a Cuellar political staffer links to a “John Carter Conservative for Congress” ...
The Daily 202: Playing 'catch-up,' progressive groups to spend $10 million on digital ads for state legislative racesWashington Post
Rogue billionaires are giving the GOP and Democrats a migraineMcClatchy Washington Bureau
Can California Democrats Flip the House in November?The Nation.
National Post
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Illinois Primary: Democratic Congressman Wins Tight Race, GOP Governor Survives - Here And Now

Google News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 11:43

Here And Now

Illinois Primary: Democratic Congressman Wins Tight Race, GOP Governor Survives
Here And Now
Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner only narrowly eked out a primary victory over a conservative challenger. Still, Rauner is probably the most endangered GOP gubernatorial incumbent in the country. This fall he'll face billionaire venture capitalist J.B ...

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The Daily 202: Playing 'catch-up,' progressive groups to spend $10 million on digital ads for state legislative races - Washington Post

Google News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 09:37

Washington Post

The Daily 202: Playing 'catch-up,' progressive groups to spend $10 million on digital ads for state legislative races
Washington Post
The GOP took over many state legislatures during the wave years of 2010 and 2014, and now Democrats are trying to capitalize if the pendulum swings their way in 2018 because of backlash to President Trump. Liberal major donors, who were often ...
Democrats even with GOP in Florida Senate spending since primaryNBCNews.com
The Limits of Obama's LegacySlate Magazine
Rogue billionaires are giving the GOP and Democrats a migraineMcClatchy Washington Bureau
The Nation. -Politico -National Post
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The Next 3 Days: What's At Stake In The NH, RI, And NY Primaries - wgbh.org

Google News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 08:25

Washington Post

The Next 3 Days: What's At Stake In The NH, RI, And NY Primaries
wgbh.org
With less than two months left until national congressional elections, the last states are holding their primaries this week—leaving little time for the final sprint of campaigning in New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and New York. Compare it to Texas ...
The Last 2018 Primary Briefing: New Hampshire, Rhode Island And New YorkFiveThirtyEight
Rhode Island primary: Democrats' divisions play out in key racesWashington Post

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Cynthia Nixon has little chance of winning, but she put New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on the defensive - CNBC

Google News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 08:00

CNBC

Cynthia Nixon has little chance of winning, but she put New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on the defensive
CNBC
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo holds a huge lead over his primary challenger Cynthia Nixon in major public polls and appears to be a massive favorite to defeat the activist and actress on Thursday in a statewide race that has garnered national attention.

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Interview With Dinesh D'Souza: His “Death of a Nation” Exposes Democrats' “Big Lie” - The New American

Google News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 07:57

Interview With Dinesh D'Souza: His “Death of a Nation” Exposes Democrats' “Big Lie”
The New American
In an explosive new film that Rotten Tomatoes' critics gave a “zero percent” rating, but audiences gave a “90 percent” score, conservative commentator Dinesh D'Souza exposes the Democratic Party's “big lie” that President Donald Trump, Republicans, and ...

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Progressive groups ratcheting up pressure on Collins ahead of Kavanaugh vote - Biddeford Journal Tribune

Google News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 04:18

Biddeford Journal Tribune

Progressive groups ratcheting up pressure on Collins ahead of Kavanaugh vote
Biddeford Journal Tribune
Collins has voted for Supreme Court nominees put forward by Democratic and Republican presidents, including liberal justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor and conservatives Neil Gorsuch, John Roberts and Samuel Alito. The Supreme Court is ...
Democratic Frustration Over the Supreme Court Finally Boils OverThe Atlantic
The Kavanaugh Hearings Are Over. Now What?New York Times
How the battle over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court confirmation is affecting campaigns in MinnesotaMinnPost
Townhall -Politico -New York Times
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Media's Trump bias obvious - The Hutchinson News

Google News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 03:08

Media's Trump bias obvious
The Hutchinson News
Or stated another way: “the media aren't the enemy of the people”--especially if they (the people) are liberals, socialists, progressives, or Democrats. According to the media, everything that conservatives, Republicans, or President Trump do is ...

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Nancy Floreen shouldn't divide the Democrat vote in Montgomery County's executive election - The Diamondback

Google News - Tue, 09/11/2018 - 01:34

The Diamondback

Nancy Floreen shouldn't divide the Democrat vote in Montgomery County's executive election
The Diamondback
Despite its high concentration of Democrats, Montgomery County isn't necessarily a progressive haven. After all, President Trump's conservative Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, comes from the mean streets of Bethesda, which in his memory was ...

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