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Chelsea Manning's Senate bid: Cause for celebration or criminal Democrat candidate? - RT

Google News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 09:07

RT

Chelsea Manning's Senate bid: Cause for celebration or criminal Democrat candidate?
RT
“I don't think Manning has any chance of winning, but I am not sure winning is the point here,” Kiriakou said. “What Chelsea really wants to do – is to get her message out. Ben Cardin, who is the incumbent senator that she is running against, is really ...

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With Midterm Victory in Sight, Democrats Must Prepare to Ride the Wave - Observer

Google News - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 06:46

Observer

With Midterm Victory in Sight, Democrats Must Prepare to Ride the Wave
Observer
But it doesn't matter. Let Republican senators filibuster. Let Trump veto. But if Team Blue wins the House this year, it must pass every piece of progressive legislation possible in that chamber to show progressives that Democrats have heard them and ...
Expect a tight race in special election, but PA-18 remains solidly RepublicanThe Hill
Rep. Issa's abandoned district shifting left with anti-Trump fervorThe San Diego Union-Tribune
Democrats' confidence can be self-destructiveHerald-Mail Media
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Texas 'blue wave' could sweep in wave of gay elected officials - San Antonio Express-News

Google News - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 18:55

San Antonio Express-News

Texas 'blue wave' could sweep in wave of gay elected officials
San Antonio Express-News
By some measures, it could also increase the chances that Valdez or even Payne could become the Democratic Party nominee for governor, perhaps even end up with them in a primary runoff. Such developments would almost certainly draw national attention ...

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Warning: Biggest threat to freedom is corporations, not government - WND.com

Google News - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 16:25

WND.com

Warning: Biggest threat to freedom is corporations, not government
WND.com
For generations, American conservatives have been taught to defend free enterprise at all costs. Any hint of regulation of major corporations has been regarded as inevitably leading to socialism. And even the populist President Trump's main ...

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Does Presidential Character Matter in a Polarized Age? - History News Network (HNN)

Google News - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 12:48

Does Presidential Character Matter in a Polarized Age?
History News Network (HNN)
This is a message for Democrats and Republicans, progressives and conservatives. Nixon won the 1968 election running as the “New Nixon,” which projected a softer image to the voters. He avoided taking tough stands on issues until the last month of the ...

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Rep. Issa's abandoned district shifting left with anti-Trump fervor - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Google News - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 09:01

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Rep. Issa's abandoned district shifting left with anti-Trump fervor
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Today, Latinos make up 27 percent of the district, which trends significantly more liberal in San Diego County than Orange County. Democratic contenders appealing to those and other voters in November include Applegate, an attorney, Paul Kerr, a real ...

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Historians Have Long Thought Populism Was a Good Thing. Are They Wrong? - Politico

Google News - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 07:18

Politico

Historians Have Long Thought Populism Was a Good Thing. Are They Wrong?
Politico
While some Democrats supported an inflationary policy of redeeming war bonds with greenbacks, Republicans and conservative Democrats insisted on a hard-money policy that benefited bondholders. As a result, many of the North's once-sturdy independent ...

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What the 'Dreamer' fight is really about - Los Angeles Times

Google News - Sun, 01/14/2018 - 07:01

Los Angeles Times

What the 'Dreamer' fight is really about
Los Angeles Times
In the current age of identity politics, a new generation of progressive Democrats has recalibrated mass illegal immigration as a godsend. Over the last 20 years, it has vastly expanded the Latino vote as well as empowered ethnic tribunes. Immigration ...
Five hurdles to a big DACA and border dealThe Hill

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Low turnout forces BTV Republicans to convert planned caucus to candidate forum - BurlingtonFreePress.com

Google News - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 17:02

BurlingtonFreePress.com

Low turnout forces BTV Republicans to convert planned caucus to candidate forum
BurlingtonFreePress.com
Councilor Ali Dieng, who represents Ward 7, also came to speak to the Republicans. Dieng has already secured the endorsements of the Progressive and Democratic caucuses. "My vote is not about the parties. It's about the people I represent," Dieng said ...

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Welcome to America: Land of Lincoln and King, or “sh**hole nation”? - Salon

Google News - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 12:03

Salon

Welcome to America: Land of Lincoln and King, or “sh**hole nation”?
Salon
Those conservatives who spoke out most forcefully against Trump, including commentator Bill Kristol, Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona and Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts, are known NeverTrumpers who had long ago concluded that for reasons of principle or ...
Colorado's Senators Considered Key Players In Congress On ImmigrationCBS Local
Government Shutdown Nears But Congress, White House 'A Long Ways' From DACA DealHuffPost
Trump's 'Sh**hole' Comments Double Down on Identity PoliticsNational Review
Phoenix Business Journal
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Expect a tight race in special election, but PA-18 remains solidly Republican - The Hill

Google News - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 11:03

The Hill

Expect a tight race in special election, but PA-18 remains solidly Republican
The Hill
National Democrats are touting PA-18 as their latest opportunity to capture lightning in a bottle. They base their hopes on Trump's perceived unpopularity, an energized Democratic electorate and a Republican candidate they hope to paint as “ultra ...
Beyond the Madness: Donald Trump and the Resetting of America's Social ContractHuffPost

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Letters to the editor Saturday - Savannah Morning News

Google News - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 07:59

Savannah Morning News

Letters to the editor Saturday
Savannah Morning News
Now I would like to go out on thin ice and stereotype conservatives who mostly, but not in all cases, would like to conserve the past — some of which is good and some of which is bad. Likewise, some see the future as progress, which also can bring ...

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Left vs. Right: State pols set to battle over voter rights, guns and unions - NBCNews.com

Google News - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 07:54

NBCNews.com

Left vs. Right: State pols set to battle over voter rights, guns and unions
NBCNews.com
Voter registration: Progressive lawmakers want to make it as easy as possible for voters to cast ballots, and are increasingly looking to Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) to do so. The measure has not been embraced by Republicans. Under most AVR ...

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Don Roberts: Rollins has a change of heart on Senate run - Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Google News - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 04:08

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Don Roberts: Rollins has a change of heart on Senate run
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
Johnson has earned a shot with the Democrats because of his strong financial support, fierce party loyalty, and highly visible pubic opposition to Republican Sen. Susan Collins during Collins' last re-election campaign. Democratic Party sources have ...

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Letters: Stereotyping leaves out real nature of groups, people - Savannah Morning News

Google News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 22:10

Savannah Morning News

Letters: Stereotyping leaves out real nature of groups, people
Savannah Morning News
Now I would like to go out on thin ice and stereotype conservatives who mostly, but not in all cases, would like to conserve the past — some of which is good and some of which is bad. Likewise, some see the future as progress, which also can bring ...

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The GOP's lost opportunity on tax reform - The Denver Post

Google News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 14:01

The Denver Post

The GOP's lost opportunity on tax reform
The Denver Post
Only one did — Walter Jones of North Carolina; the other House Republicans voting “no” were mainly concerned about state and local tax deductions — meaning the Republican Party has essentially abandoned even a pretense of concern about the ...

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Democratic Defections Allow an Assault on Civil Liberties to Pass the House - The Nation.

Google News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:22

The Nation.

Democratic Defections Allow an Assault on Civil Liberties to Pass the House
The Nation.
It would have also signaled that Democrats have achieved clarity, and unity, on some basic values: such as respect for the Constitution, privacy rights and civil liberties. Noting that outspoken conservatives voted with progressive Democrats to block ...

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Grassroots progressive groups playing bigger roll in primaries - Arkansas Times (blog)

Google News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:48

Grassroots progressive groups playing bigger roll in primaries
Arkansas Times (blog)
Progressive Democrats energized by Trump's win are recruiting, training, and organizing like I've never seen before,” one consultant told our survey. “Women in particular are leading these efforts. Sanders supporters are prominent as well. They're ...

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How Gerrymandering Silenced North Carolina's Cities - CityLab

Google News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:44

How Gerrymandering Silenced North Carolina's Cities
CityLab
“There are a lot of ways to neutralize urban voters, and this is one of them,” says Democratic state Senator Terry Van Duyn. She comes from Asheville, a mountain city that is countercultural, outdoorsy, and assertive about its progressive values. “My ...

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Fewer adults labeling self 'conservative' since Trump - Hot Air

Google News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:41

Hot Air

Fewer adults labeling self 'conservative' since Trump
Hot Air
When asked over the past quarter-century, more Americans have considered themselves conservative than liberal, sometimes by as much as 20 percentage points. That's one reason why — have you noticed? — in recent years liberals have tried to re-brand ...

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