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'Trumpism' has taken over GOP - Coos Bay World

Google News - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 17:49

Coos Bay World

'Trumpism' has taken over GOP
Coos Bay World
“(3) The Republican Party is a threat to democratic values and the rule of law.” Their thesis, essentially, is that Trumpism poses such a severe threat to the Republican Party and the nation that it must be thwarted. And the only way to achieve this is ...

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Nancy Pelosi Is An Asset, Not A Liability, For Democrats In Midterms - HuffPost

Google News - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 17:16

HuffPost

Nancy Pelosi Is An Asset, Not A Liability, For Democrats In Midterms
HuffPost
It also found that most Obama-Trump voters who currently plan to stay with the GOP are more conservative on cultural issues ― but progressive on economics. Even if they tried, Democrats couldn't convince these voters that Democrats are more “nativist ...

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If Republicans Are Doomed in 2018, It's Not Because Some Gerrymandered Districts Got Redrawn - Reason (blog)

Google News - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 16:20

Reason (blog)

If Republicans Are Doomed in 2018, It's Not Because Some Gerrymandered Districts Got Redrawn
Reason (blog)
And it will be because voters of all stripes are still angry at the status quo—and for now at least, Republicans are the status quo." Whatever its effects, redistricting reform is a worthwhile project for both parties to pursue before the next round ...

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Why A Judicial Race In Wisconsin Is A Big Deal For Midterms - BuzzFeed News

Google News - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 13:22

BuzzFeed News

Why A Judicial Race In Wisconsin Is A Big Deal For Midterms
BuzzFeed News
State Democrats see the Wisconsin Supreme Court race as a test of their ground game, building a machine that can take advantage of progressive energy to turn out voters in the state in November. Though the party hasn't officially endorsed Dallet, the ...

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John Paul Stevens: What Is the Justice's Political Party? - Heavy.com

Google News - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 10:17

Heavy.com

John Paul Stevens: What Is the Justice's Political Party?
Heavy.com
According to The Los Angeles Times, he was “a Midwestern Republican with a background in corporate and antitrust law” when he joined the Supreme Court. However, that does not tell the full story. The newspaper noted that he left a “liberal legacy” on ...

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Why New York's Andrew Cuomo has a race on his hands - CBS News

Google News - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 05:01

CBS News

Why New York's Andrew Cuomo has a race on his hands
CBS News
He quickly made an alliance with Republicans in the state senate, which controls a majority due to a breakaway group of Democratic lawmakers who Cuomo stayed on good terms with. This may have seemed like smart politics at the time. However, the ...

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Banks kicks off re-election effort - Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Google News - Tue, 03/27/2018 - 01:04

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

Banks kicks off re-election effort
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
First-term U.S. Rep. Jim Banks formally launched his re-election campaign Monday – and Democratic congressional candidate Courtney Tritch immediately accused him of “fear-mongering.” Banks, R-3rd, did not mention Tritch by name while speaking to about ...

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Republicans Are Ripe for 'Roseanne' Revival - Morning Consult

Google News - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 16:41

Morning Consult

Republicans Are Ripe for 'Roseanne' Revival
Morning Consult
Just 36 percent of Republicans feel as though their political views are represented on television — a number that drops to 19 percent when considering broad representation in pop culture. That's compared to 57 percent of Democrats who believe their ...

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Cynthia Nixon's campaign should study the strategies of successful Hollywood conservatives - NBCNews.com

Google News - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 12:59

NBCNews.com

Cynthia Nixon's campaign should study the strategies of successful Hollywood conservatives
NBCNews.com
With her electoral bid based on progressive politics, Nixon is reviving the liberal left's older tradition of Hollywood political activism. But because she is actively seeking office, Nixon must also apply the tactics that has made the Hollywood right ...

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Democrats might depend on racial demographics to win midterms - New Pittsburgh Courier

Google News - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 11:00

New Pittsburgh Courier

Democrats might depend on racial demographics to win midterms
New Pittsburgh Courier
Emory University's Andra Gillespie tells the Tribune believes that party identification is racially polarized, with Republicans being disproportionately white and Democrats being disproportionately of color. “But not all Whites are Republicans, and not ...

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Column: The party of Trump is not the party of Lincoln - Long Beach Press Telegram

Google News - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 10:05

Long Beach Press Telegram

Column: The party of Trump is not the party of Lincoln
Long Beach Press Telegram
Our far right-wing correspondent Ralph Jacobs, who falls for and then passes along every fake and false conservative Internet meme, video and cocktail napkin joke he sees, checks in this week with a link to a video. It's the same sort of thing we've ...

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Election 2018: Democrats are confident but there are plenty of stumbling blocks - Michigan Radio

Google News - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 09:15

Election 2018: Democrats are confident but there are plenty of stumbling blocks
Michigan Radio
There are plenty of liberals who don't want a so-called moderate or blue-dog Democrat as a candidate. They're Bernie Sanders supporters, for example, who feel like this election is their chance to move the party to the left. In 2016 we saw Progressives ...

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GOP senators fuel Justice Kennedy retirement talk - The Hill

Google News - Mon, 03/26/2018 - 06:00

The Hill

GOP senators fuel Justice Kennedy retirement talk
The Hill
Senate Republicans are privately saying they hope Justice Kennedy announces his retirement in the coming months, before the fall midterm elections, arguing the move would give Republicans something to rally their base as they work to maintain control ...

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This Democratic Senator Has a Plan to Make College Debt-Free for All - New York Magazine

Google News - Sun, 03/25/2018 - 21:03

New York Magazine

This Democratic Senator Has a Plan to Make College Debt-Free for All
New York Magazine
But when it comes to a progressive priority, even liberals scurry around, wondering what the pay-for is — and I just reject the premise of a totally unfair debate. Democrats have to stand on principle and say, “If you're going to load up the most ...

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A Progressive Approach to Jobs Polls Well with Conservative Voters - Care2.com

Google News - Sun, 03/25/2018 - 14:33

Care2.com

A Progressive Approach to Jobs Polls Well with Conservative Voters
Care2.com
Nevertheless, Republicans still liked the idea. 52 percent of Americans liked the policy compared to just 29 percent who didn't (the rest were unsure.) “Even with explicit partisan framing and the inclusion of revenue in the wording, it was one of the ...

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I'm not unhappy Rick Saccone lost in Pennsylvania. He insulted my mother. - Bangor Daily News

Google News - Sun, 03/25/2018 - 12:23

Bangor Daily News

I'm not unhappy Rick Saccone lost in Pennsylvania. He insulted my mother.
Bangor Daily News
She answers proudly: “New York City.” She's also a proud Democrat, who voted for Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. We disagree about politics, but we both love America and want to make this country great. We just have different ideas about the best ...

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This Liberal Sports Radio Host Thinks He Can Take Down Mitch McConnell - Politico

Google News - Sun, 03/25/2018 - 07:41

Politico

This Liberal Sports Radio Host Thinks He Can Take Down Mitch McConnell
Politico
During Mitch McConnell's fifth reelection campaign, in 2014, he called into Kentucky Sports Radio unannounced. When Matt Jones, the show's host and founder, welcomed the senator onto the program, it was hard to miss the hint of smug satisfaction in his ...

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Dislike her. Disavow her. But don't count Nancy Pelosi out - Los Angeles Times

Google News - Sun, 03/25/2018 - 07:20

Los Angeles Times

Dislike her. Disavow her. But don't count Nancy Pelosi out
Los Angeles Times
The moderate Democrats who denounced Pelosi as too progressive — call them Conservatives Lite — mostly lost in races where Republicans had a conservative extreme option, a.k.a. the tea party. After the "great shellacking" of 2010 came a dribble of ...

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Thiessen: Political animosity is extreme on both sides - Spartanburg Herald Journal

Google News - Sun, 03/25/2018 - 03:10

Spartanburg Herald Journal

Thiessen: Political animosity is extreme on both sides
Spartanburg Herald Journal
My mother is a liberal Democrat, and I can tell you: She does not hate America or God. Quite the opposite; she is one of the most patriotic people I know. She grew up in Nazi-occupied Poland, fought with the Polish underground, was taken to Germany as ...

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No, liberals don't hate America. And conservatives are not racists - VVdailypress.com

Google News - Sun, 03/25/2018 - 03:01

No, liberals don't hate America. And conservatives are not racists
VVdailypress.com
My mother is a liberal Democrat, and I can tell you: She does not hate America or God. Quite the opposite; she is one of the most patriotic people I know. She grew up in Nazi-occupied Poland, fought with the Polish underground, was taken to Germany as ...

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