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JUSTIN SALTERS: What we need are more political moderates - The Bakersfield Californian

Google News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:28

The Bakersfield Californian

JUSTIN SALTERS: What we need are more political moderates
The Bakersfield Californian
And, more often than not, my partners end our conversations with some variation of, “If only we had more conservatives/progressives in Sacramento, Congress, etc.” I disagree. Despite their control of the House of Representatives, Senate and White House ...

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Doug Jones got more money from Alabama voters than Roy Moore did - Vox

Google News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 16:00

Slate Magazine

Doug Jones got more money from Alabama voters than Roy Moore did
Vox
It's entirely possible that deeply conservative Alabama could end up electing a Democrat to the Senate for the first time in 25 years — so progressive groups and Democrats across the country have poured a ton of time and money into Tuesday's special ...
The “Movement” Against Roy MooreSlate Magazine
The Comprehensive Case against Roy MooreNational Review
Alabama voters choose between alleged child abuser and man who jailed KKK in surprisingly tight raceThe Independent
Gladstone Observer
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This Democrat running for Congress attended a Ted Cruz fundraiser. But 'didn't give a dime.' - Miami Herald

Google News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 14:08

Miami Herald

This Democrat running for Congress attended a Ted Cruz fundraiser. But 'didn't give a dime.'
Miami Herald
Last year, long before he became a congressional candidate running in a Democratic primary, Ken Russell attended a Miami fundraiser for Ted Cruz's presidential campaign. But he says he didn't give the conservative Republican a dime. At the time a newly ...

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A Primary Challenge to a Right-Wing Democrat in Illinois Divides the Resistance - The Intercept

Google News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 12:47

The Intercept

A Primary Challenge to a Right-Wing Democrat in Illinois Divides the Resistance
The Intercept
Anti-choice, skeptical of LGBT rights, and often on the side of anti-immigrant efforts, Lipinski's record is far out of step with his district, which went for Bernie Sanders by roughly eight points in the Democratic primary, and to Hillary Clinton by ...

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Brian Kolb is first Republican to enter 2018 governor's race - Albany Times Union

Google News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 11:58

Albany Times Union

Brian Kolb is first Republican to enter 2018 governor's race
Albany Times Union
Kolb told the Daily News Tuesday that "there's been rumors out there for years," but "I've been a strong and ethical leader." It's unclear whether Kolb's early announcement will deter other potential GOP candidates. Businessman and former candidate for ...

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The Republican Party's Major Policy Platform Is the Pursuit of Evil - Advocate.com

Google News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:11

Advocate.com

The Republican Party's Major Policy Platform Is the Pursuit of Evil
Advocate.com
I hereby declare that yes, indeed, the Democratic Party is at this point the right wing party in America. Oh, now before you get cocky and start sniffing your red roses, let me explain this to you. You see, the Democratic Socialists of America are the ...
Democrats' field growing crowded as filing for 2018 races ends MondayChron.com

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Franklin County contingent returns from canvassing Ala. voters - GazetteNET

Google News - Tue, 12/12/2017 - 00:39

GazetteNET

Franklin County contingent returns from canvassing Ala. voters
GazetteNET
On Friday, they had driven south to work in and around Montgomery for Democratic candidate Doug Jones. “It's a moral dilemma for a lot of people there. I think everybody there who pays attention to politics is well aware that this is of nationwide ...

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Franklin County contingent returns from canvassing Ala. voters - The Recorder

Google News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 23:18

The Recorder

Franklin County contingent returns from canvassing Ala. voters
The Recorder
A Democratic win in the deeply conservative state would narrow the Republican margin of control in Congress, which is why progressive leaning groups have sent help to Jones. Esworthy said he spoke with voters who preferred, rather than voting for a ...

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GOP hopeful's petition challenged - MyWebTimes.com

Google News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 22:12

MyWebTimes.com

GOP hopeful's petition challenged
MyWebTimes.com
Mohammad's spokeswoman, Celeste Aguzino, called the challenge "frivolous." "We're proud of the dozens of supporters who walked door-to-door collecting petitions to make sure Neill got on the ballot," Aguzino said in a statement. "People across the ...

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Rauner rips 'unholy trinity' as profiting from Cook County property tax system - Chicago Tribune

Google News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 18:23

Chicago Tribune

Rauner rips 'unholy trinity' as profiting from Cook County property tax system
Chicago Tribune
Berrios chairs the Cook County Democratic Party, which endorsed Pritzker in August. “They are totally in bed with each other and it's wrong,” Rauner said, as he repeated a Friday call for Berrios to step down. “We've got to break up this cabal.” Asked ...

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The Comprehensive Case against Roy Moore - National Review

Google News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 15:13

National Review

The Comprehensive Case against Roy Moore
National Review
Do Moore's defenders not realize the extent to which religious freedom in this nation depends on a host of progressive judges and government officials complying with lawful court orders? For example, the ability to hire and fire pastors according to ...
Alabama voters choose between alleged child abuser and man who jailed KKK in surprisingly tight raceThe Independent
“The Entire Democratic Party Is Trash”The Hayride

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Centrism is a privilege - The Panther

Google News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 14:52

The Panther

Centrism is a privilege
The Panther
While there is value in recognizing opposing viewpoints and reaching compromises, the Republican Party has become too conservative for this to be possible. This has created a situation in which liberals who follow the moderate, compromising path – as ...

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Progressives plea to supporters: 'run for something' - Chron.com

Google News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:58

Chron.com

Progressives plea to supporters: 'run for something'
Chron.com
"Texas progressives are energized and running for office in record numbers across the state," the group states on the website. "We have candidates to challenge Republicans in every statewide office and congressional seat, but there are still ...

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Progressives plea to supporters in Texas: 'Run for something' - Chron.com

Google News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:58

Chron.com

Progressives plea to supporters in Texas: 'Run for something'
Chron.com
"Texas progressives are energized and running for office in record numbers across the state," the group states on the website. "We have candidates to challenge Republicans in every statewide office and congressional seat, but there are still ...

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Final Push for Alabama Senate Race - DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

Google News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:43

Fox News

Final Push for Alabama Senate Race
DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)
Ultimately, Republicans from Moore to Trump himself are betting on a simple bottom line: Most Alabama conservatives simply won't defect to a Democrat. "If Alabama elects liberal Democrat Doug Jones, all of our progress will be stopped cold," Trump says ...
Should conservatives vote for Roy Moore?Fox News
Roy Moore's horror showPolitico
Abortion Could Be Deal-Breaker In Alabama Senate Race For Many Torn GOP VotersNPR
STLtoday.com -Breitbart News -The Nation.
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Conservative college students in Minnesota face insults, threats for political views - Fox News

Google News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 13:11

Fox News

Conservative college students in Minnesota face insults, threats for political views
Fox News
Police, who set up barricades to protect students attending the speech and eventually arrested one protester after the event, urged conservatives to leave the venue as inconspicuously as possible, and Faupel ended up having to sneak out a back door ...

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Why Do Modern Political Parties Fear Using Impeachment? - The Liberty Conservative

Google News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 12:36

The Liberty Conservative

Why Do Modern Political Parties Fear Using Impeachment?
The Liberty Conservative
Liberals often cite his control of the nuclear arsenal as a reason to fear the worst. The view is he is a racist sexual predator who is hellbent on destroying the United States of America. So if this is all true, impeach him. But Democratic leadership ...

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I'm a liberal blogger. Chad Prather is a conservative comedian. Can we talk? - ChicagoNow (blog)

Google News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 11:00

I'm a liberal blogger. Chad Prather is a conservative comedian. Can we talk?
ChicagoNow (blog)
Since when do Democrats and Republicans speak civilly to each other? But I knew the polarizing mistake of dismissing people based on their political beliefs. Last winter, I “unfriended” a friend who is far to the right. He and I spent most of the ...

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Should conservatives vote for Roy Moore? - Fox News

Google News - Mon, 12/11/2017 - 04:03

Fox News

Should conservatives vote for Roy Moore?
Fox News
At least four of the women are Trump supporters, Republicans, or vocally devout Christians. Additionally, there are at least thirty persons who have corroborated details of the accusations. On the one hand, if we do not support Moore, the nation will ...
Roy Moore's horror showPolitico
Maine Voices: Partisan divide may benefit Moore, as it did TrumpPress Herald
Alabama Democrats Encounter the Weirdest Sensation: An Election That MattersDaily Beast
PBS NewsHour -New York Times
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Conservative group quietly championing criminal justice reform - Houston Chronicle

Google News - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 21:38

Conservative group quietly championing criminal justice reform
Houston Chronicle
Diversion programs were among many of the solutions that Kim Ogg, a progressive Democrat, promised before winning election last year as Harris County District Attorney. She said there are two big reasons that people in both parties care about the ...

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