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May 8 primary elections: live results for West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, North Carolina - Vox

Google News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 13:45

Bloomberg

May 8 primary elections: live results for West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, North Carolina
Vox
Manchin, who is considered to be one of the most vulnerable Senate Democrats in the general election, is facing a primary challenge from progressive candidate Paula Jean Swearengin. Some West .... Republicans in the state say that already shaky outlook ...
GOP Voters Stick to Pro-Trump Candidates in Senate PrimariesBloomberg
Big GOP names win primaries to spar w/Dems in Nov.OneNewsNow

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Democratic platform committee meeting highlights divisions amid calls for unity - Uprise RI (blog)

Google News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 09:58

Uprise RI (blog)

Democratic platform committee meeting highlights divisions amid calls for unity
Uprise RI (blog)
“This is the kind of thing that actually fractured the Republican Party when the Tea Party got in there. Now we have a Democratic Party that is fracturing even more, because of the progressivisms on this. We need to become more toward the middle. What ...

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Americans want progressive policies. It's time Democrats stood up for them. - The News Journal

Google News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 09:58

The News Journal

Americans want progressive policies. It's time Democrats stood up for them.
The News Journal
I'm also a member of the Wilmington Democratic Party. The progressive movement that Albright describes in his editorial does not, in my opinion, reflect what is really going on in the Democratic Party. Progressive candidates are not the liberal ...

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The dangers of a resurgent left - The Week Magazine

Google News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 05:35

The Week Magazine

The dangers of a resurgent left
The Week Magazine
In the original thread, as well as in subsequent responses to critics, Millhiser showed that he recognizes that attempting to replicate FDR's own failed effort overcome conservative opposition to the New Deal by packing the court with liberals could ...

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LETTER: Amazed by distorted, misinformed points of view - Peninsula Daily News

Google News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 05:20

LETTER: Amazed by distorted, misinformed points of view
Peninsula Daily News
It's not just black and white. The right-left, conservative-liberal, Republican-Democrat, taking sides-issue-thingy. Take me for instance. I relate to the progressive liberal Democrat wing but I also have some conservative values, even some libertarian ...

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LETTER: Amazed by distorted, misinformed points of view - Peninsula Daily News

Google News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 05:20

LETTER: Amazed by distorted, misinformed points of view
Peninsula Daily News
It's not just black and white. The right-left, conservative-liberal, Republican-Democrat, taking sides-issue-thingy. Take me for instance. I relate to the progressive liberal Democrat wing but I also have some conservative values, even some libertarian ...

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California's Governor Candidates Debate: Here's A Look At The Six Contenders - Capital Public Radio News

Google News - Tue, 05/08/2018 - 03:05

Capital Public Radio News

California's Governor Candidates Debate: Here's A Look At The Six Contenders
Capital Public Radio News
The other leading Republican, Assemblyman Travis Allen, hasn't raised a lot of money. And polls indicate that he's struggling to catch the leading candidates. But he's lit a fire among conservatives, tea party groups and Trump supporters who love his ...
TONIGHT AT 6:30 PM: California Gubernatorial DebateKSBW The Central Coast
California's Governor Race Has Bond Investors WorriedBloomberg

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Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the leftest of them all? - City & State

Google News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 21:52

City & State

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the leftest of them all?
City & State
She also pointed out that Cuomo only recently urged the Independent Democratic Conference to reunify with mainline Democrats, after years of letting the breakaway caucus give Republicans de facto control of the state Senate. “It's not that he doesn't ...

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Despite Trump tweet, internal polls reportedly show Blankenship surging in WV - WJLA

Google News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 18:05

WJLA

Despite Trump tweet, internal polls reportedly show Blankenship surging in WV
WJLA
President Donald Trump waded into West Virginia's brutal Republican Senate primary Monday, about 24 hours before polls open, but it was unclear how the president's attack on a self-proclaimed “Trumpier than Trump” will play with the party's pro-Trump ...
Primary races to watchWashington Examiner
What you should know about the wild West Virginia primary electionsThinkProgress
It's Don v. Don in West VirginiaFox News

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All the Observer's picks for Charlotte and Mecklenburg primary races - Charlotte Observer

Google News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 16:08

DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

All the Observer's picks for Charlotte and Mecklenburg primary races
Charlotte Observer
Incumbent Republican Robert Pittenger has repeatedly embarrassed his district, such as when he told the BBC amid the Keith Scott protests that protesters “hate white people because white people are successful and they're not.” Though we don't agree ...
Rightward Tilt of GOP Primaries a WorryDTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)
How social pressures drive the partisan education gapThe Hill
What's At Stake In The First Big Primary Day Of 2018FiveThirtyEight

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Fight for $15? Try for $12? It depends on Sen. Joan Hartley. - The CT Mirror

Google News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 15:05

The CT Mirror

Fight for $15? Try for $12? It depends on Sen. Joan Hartley.
The CT Mirror
In a Senate evenly split for the past two years, the assumption is they need all 18 Democratic senators and the tie-breaking vote of the lieutenant governor. And that means doing business with Sen. Joan V. Hartley of Waterbury, the conservative ...

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Trump-West 2020: Why Trump will dump Draggin' Energy Mike for Dragon Energy Kanye on the ticket - MyStatesman.com (blog)

Google News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 12:08

MyStatesman.com (blog)

Trump-West 2020: Why Trump will dump Draggin' Energy Mike for Dragon Energy Kanye on the ticket
MyStatesman.com (blog)
'Fear Itself,' by Ira KatznelsonIra Katznelson examines how Franklin D. Roosevelt won approval for the New Deal, and at what cost.https://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/07/books/review/fear-itself-by-ira-katznelson.html). Importantly, despite some small ...

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Matt Rothschild expresses fears, hopes for democracy - Winchester News Gazette

Google News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 10:38

Winchester News Gazette

Matt Rothschild expresses fears, hopes for democracy
Winchester News Gazette
In the past, he said, liberals and progressives often have used the “fascist” label on those they don't agree with, but up until Trump took office, Rothschild said, he never used that term. But Trump, with his “ultra-nationalized message,” represents ...

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Every May 8 primary election you should know about, briefly explained - Vox

Google News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 07:00

Vox

Every May 8 primary election you should know about, briefly explained
Vox
Who are the Democrats? Incumbent Sen. Sherrod Brown, who was first elected in 2006. Perennial presidential or vice presidential dark horse. Who are the Republicans? Rep. Jim Renacci, endorsed by President Trump, and Cleveland businessman Mike Gibbons ...
The circus rolls into townPreviewing the year's first multi-state primary election dayThe Economist (blog)

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Rightward Tilt of GOP Primaries a Worry - DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

Google News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 06:35

DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

Rightward Tilt of GOP Primaries a Worry
DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)
In Ohio, Republicans are certain to nominate someone more conservative than outgoing GOP Gov. John Kasich, a 2016 presidential candidate, moderate and frequent Trump critic. Even Kasich's former running mate, Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor, has pledged to unwind ...

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Trump push for conservative judges intensifies, to Democrats' dismay - Reuters

Google News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 06:06

Reuters

Trump push for conservative judges intensifies, to Democrats' dismay
Reuters
Michigan's two Democratic senators voted in November to confirm Joan Larsen to the 7th Circuit. Liberal activists doubt the White House is serious about compromise on judicial nominations. “Those few examples show that when Democratic home state ...

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Wrong-Way Democrats: Will a 'Blue Dog' Blue Wave Pave the Way for Future Disaster? - AlterNet

Google News - Mon, 05/07/2018 - 04:08

Wrong-Way Democrats: Will a 'Blue Dog' Blue Wave Pave the Way for Future Disaster?
AlterNet
Two Republican incumbents are retiring -- Rep. Darrell Issa and Rep. Ed Royce -- while a third, Rep. Dana Rohrabacher, faces a serious GOP challenger. With an overcrowded field of Democrats, it's possible that Republicans could finish first and second ...

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Dems face pressure to focus on economy, not Trump - The Hill

Google News - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 17:14

The Hill

Dems face pressure to focus on economy, not Trump
The Hill
Some Democrats in Congress agree. Rep. Raul Grijalva (D-Ariz.), a co-chairman of the Congressional Progressive Caucus (CPC), is warning his colleagues not to settle for an agenda that merely “sand[s] down the rough edges of the status quo” and goes ...

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Wrong-way Democrats: Will a “blue dog” blue wave pave the way for future disaster? - Salon

Google News - Sun, 05/06/2018 - 12:09

Salon

Wrong-way Democrats: Will a “blue dog” blue wave pave the way for future disaster?
Salon
Congressional primaries in California are less than a month away, with at least seven Republican-held seats seriously in play this November (according to Cook Political Report, and targeted by Swing Left), the most of any state. Four of those seats are ...

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Ohio primary: The wacky, bitter battle to replace Gov. John Kasich - Cincinnati.com

Google News - Sat, 05/05/2018 - 23:23

Cincinnati.com

Ohio primary: The wacky, bitter battle to replace Gov. John Kasich
Cincinnati.com
The result: a nasty, expensive fight on the Republican side, with each candidate trying to out-conservative the other. Meanwhile, Democrats are debating nothing less than the future of their party. Do they want a wonky, mainstream liberal, or will they ...

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