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These 7 Democratic primaries could determine the future of progressive politics in America - Mic

Google News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 10:08

Mic

These 7 Democratic primaries could determine the future of progressive politics in America
Mic
Many Democrats are hopeful that their party can retake the House of Representatives, take control of state governments and maybe even reclaim the Senate. As the party looks to try and claim a decisive victory over their Republican opponents, they'll ...

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Beyond the Madness: Donald Trump and the Resetting of America's Social Contract - HuffPost

Google News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 09:16

Beyond the Madness: Donald Trump and the Resetting of America's Social Contract
HuffPost
And yet more worrying in this regard, in its anti-statist and anti-democratic stance the Trump presidency is regularly reinforced by his Republican Party allies – allies who are prepared to gerrymander their way to power, and to hang on to that power ...

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McSally Luanches AZ Senate Campaign - DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

Google News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 07:13

McSally Luanches AZ Senate Campaign
DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)
"I absolutely refused to bow down to Sharia law," she said. "After eight years of fighting, I won my battle for the religious freedom of American servicewomen." She added, "After taking on terrorists in combat, the liberals in the Senate won't scare me ...

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Speeding to the Right - U.S. News & World Report

Google News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 06:06

U.S. News & World Report

Speeding to the Right
U.S. News & World Report
Yet despite liberal outrage about their career paths – and Democrats' attempts to make them the poster boys for highly ideological nominees the White House is racing to get on the court – experts say Senate Republicans voting in lockstep are likely to ...

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How to Turn a Red State Purple (Democrats Not Required) - Politico

Google News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 05:10

Politico

How to Turn a Red State Purple (Democrats Not Required)
Politico
More than half of the 40-member Alaska House of Representatives has been newly elected since 2012, most of them Democrats or independents, and they have remade the Democratic-independent caucus into a 22-18 majority. Not all of these newcomer state ...

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John Stoehr: It feels like we are approaching a tipping point impacting both parties - New Haven Register

Google News - Fri, 01/12/2018 - 00:07

John Stoehr: It feels like we are approaching a tipping point impacting both parties
New Haven Register
The Republicans are hypocrites. They've been playing both side of state's rights principle for years. I don't disagree, but I suspect something deeper is going on. It feels like we are approaching a tipping point impacting both parties. Republicans may ...

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COMMENTARY: Defining Dreamers has political ramifications - Delaware State News

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 22:31

Delaware State News

COMMENTARY: Defining Dreamers has political ramifications
Delaware State News
New Mexico has a Republican Latino governor. Ted Cruz's forbearers aren't from northern Europe. But more to the point here, Texas has a “white” population of 42.6 percent and a Latino population of 39 percent, with the balance either African-American ...

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GOP leaders feel squeeze as shutdown threat nears - Politico

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 19:33

Politico

GOP leaders feel squeeze as shutdown threat nears
Politico
Concerns are mounting over whether GOP leaders can wrangle the votes to avoid a government shutdown next week — with Republicans feeling pinched on the right and the left. Defense hawks in the GOP, who say short-term spending bills cripple the ...
The complicated calculus as Democrats debate whether to shut down the governmentVox
Democrats Preparing for 2018 ElectionsLos Angeles Blade

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Issa meltdown could pose strategic dilemma for Democrats - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 17:05

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Issa meltdown could pose strategic dilemma for Democrats
The San Diego Union-Tribune
The merits of these and other players were assessed over digital hot stoves. Harkey, a five-tool OC pol, has a husband-based financial scandal in the background. Chavez may be too moderate for the base. DeMaio, an openly gay conservative, could ride ...

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Trump hits the brakes on Senate immigration deal - The Hill

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 15:20

Trump hits the brakes on Senate immigration deal
The Hill
The Trump administration announced last year that they were ending the DACA program, giving Congress a March deadline to codify the Obama-era program into law. Both sides have appeared sympathetic to DACA recipients, but Congress has struggled to come ...

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Trump, Kushner meet with advocates on prison reform - The Hill

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 14:43

The Hill

Trump, Kushner meet with advocates on prison reform
The Hill
Invited guests Thursday included Matt Schlapp, board chair of the American Conservative Union; Brooke Rollins, president of the Texas Public Policy Foundation; Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R); Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback (R); and Koch Industries' lead ...

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The Progressive Case for Giving Trump His Stupid Wall - New York Magazine

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 13:37

New York Magazine

The Progressive Case for Giving Trump His Stupid Wall
New York Magazine
A “clean” DACA bill — one that simply provided Dreamers with legal status — could probably pass Congress with Democratic and moderate Republican votes. Add in an appropriation for border security and it definitely would. Negotiators aren't attaching ...
Democrats, GOP Far Apart On Immigration Deal, Raising Government Shutdown RiskHuffPost
Here are the key players in Congress on immigrationCNN
The Compromise On Immigration Is Clear, But The Parties Are Struggling To Get ThereFiveThirtyEight
Press Herald -POLITICO Magazine -Washington Post
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Donald Trump's judicial appointments may prove his most enduring legacy - The Economist

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 10:59

Donald Trump's judicial appointments may prove his most enduring legacy
The Economist
Republicans like originalists for various reasons. Social conservatives believe liberal justices invent constitutional justifications for socially progressive rulings such as those on abortion and gay marriage, while business types appreciate ...

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Mr. Jones has come to Washington. How will he act? - E&E News

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 09:27

E&E News

Mr. Jones has come to Washington. How will he act?
E&E News
Opposition to President Trump has solidified Democrats into a near-unified voting bloc. "We're in an era of high party unity and polarized congressional voting patterns, meaning that even though Jones is from a very conservative and very Republican ...

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Here are the key players in Congress on immigration - CNN

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 06:14

CNN

Here are the key players in Congress on immigration
CNN
Carlos Curbelo -- who has gone so far as to join Democrats in saying he won't support government spending without a DACA resolution. The Problem Solvers effort is also being shaped by co-chairmen New Jersey Democrat Rep. Josh Gottheimer and New York ...

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Trump and Kushner's Prison Reform Plan Not Expected to Reduce Sentences or Fix Prison Conditions - Newsweek

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 05:50

Newsweek

Trump and Kushner's Prison Reform Plan Not Expected to Reduce Sentences or Fix Prison Conditions
Newsweek
President Donald Trump will hold a listening session on prison reform Thursday that will focus on improving prisoner reentry–the process of preparing inmates for release–with a conservative approach, multiple people in talks with the administration ...

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Republicans Have Dramatically Ramped Up Their Attacks On Russia Probe In 2018 - HuffPost

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 05:45

HuffPost

Republicans Have Dramatically Ramped Up Their Attacks On Russia Probe In 2018
HuffPost
That's not the only irony in the GOP attacks. In addition to pretending Mueller and Rosenstein are patchouli-scented liberals, Republicans — who've long tried to align their party with law enforcement interests — have found themselves compelled to ...

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VA-02 Democrat Elaine Luria Possibly Not a Democrat - The Republican Standard

Google News - Thu, 01/11/2018 - 02:59

The Republican Standard

VA-02 Democrat Elaine Luria Possibly Not a Democrat
The Republican Standard
Perhaps Luria is the most liberal candidate the Democrats can put forward in VA-02? This seems likely given the military-oriented nature of the district. Yet Luria's Republican background seems oddly anachronistic against the “Big Blue Wave” theme that ...

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Democrats, GOP Far Apart On Immigration Deal, Raising Government Shutdown Risk - HuffPost

Google News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 22:16

HuffPost

Democrats, GOP Far Apart On Immigration Deal, Raising Government Shutdown Risk
HuffPost
In exchange for granting temporary legal status to immigrants who were brought to the United States as minors, the Republican bill would authorize construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. It would end a green card program allowing family ...
The complicated calculus as Democrats debate whether to shut down the governmentVox
The Compromise On Immigration Is Clear, But The Parties Are Struggling To Get ThereFiveThirtyEight
DACA injunction adds to limbo for 'dreamers' as Trump crackdown, Hill talks continueWashington Post
Los Angeles Blade -STLtoday.com
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Abdul: Indy council one day won't like what it just did - Indianapolis Star

Google News - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 14:26

Indianapolis Star

Abdul: Indy council one day won't like what it just did
Indianapolis Star
I am reminded of an adage, “Be careful what you wish for because you just might get it.” That line is most appropriate when I look at recent events in the Indianapolis City-County Council. City-County Councilor Stephen Clay managed with the help of ...

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