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Real Talk | Building a new leftist electorate - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Google News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 00:54

Real Talk | Building a new leftist electorate
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
However, ultimately, the results of the 2018 midterm election create another opportunity for darker peoples along with white liberals, progressives and radicals to form a leftist historic bloc to transform the U.S. into a modern anti-racist social ...

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NH Voices: Chuck Douglas -- Big win for taxpayers - The Union Leader

Google News - Mon, 11/19/2018 - 00:01

The Union Leader

NH Voices: Chuck Douglas -- Big win for taxpayers
The Union Leader
The “Yes on NH 1” Political Action Committee included a former Republican Mayor of Manchester, Ray Wieczorek, and a former Democratic Mayor of Manchester, Sylvio Dupuis. Representatives in the legislature included Bob Backus from Manchester, who is a ...

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Don't be gullible with your politics - Valdosta Daily Times

Google News - Sun, 11/18/2018 - 18:39

Don't be gullible with your politics
Valdosta Daily Times
People who would never fall for a pyramid scheme, faux sweepstakes or an email saying if you send $100 to a foreign address you will receive $1 million in return, will fall for just about anything that anyone says about Democrats if they are a ...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez targets incumbent Dems - Axios

Google News - Sun, 11/18/2018 - 12:21

Axios

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez targets incumbent Dems
Axios
Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) endorsed a national campaign on Saturday that seeks to find progressive Democratic candidates to run against incumbent Democrats deemed too conservative or out of touch with their home districts.
Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Effort To Primary Members Of Her Own Party In 2020The Daily Caller

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In War Over Words, Republicans Continue Easily To Defeat Democrats - FlaglerLive.com

Google News - Sun, 11/18/2018 - 11:22

FlaglerLive.com

In War Over Words, Republicans Continue Easily To Defeat Democrats
FlaglerLive.com
Yet liberals are timid about using the liberal label. Instead they either often cite their “conservative” credentials, for example on spending, or use the word “progressive,” as their chosen new label. Liberals are not progressives on issues of war and ...

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UK leader warns ousting her won't make Brexit talks easier - nbc25news.com

Google News - Sun, 11/18/2018 - 10:00

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UK leader warns ousting her won't make Brexit talks easier
nbc25news.com
LONDON (AP) — Britain's besieged Prime Minister Theresa May warned Sunday that a leadership change wouldn't make Brexit negotiations easier, as opponents in her Conservative Party threaten to unseat her and the former Brexit secretary suggested she ...

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In War Over Words, Republicans Continue Easily To Defeat Democrats | FlaglerLive - FlaglerLive.com

Google News - Sun, 11/18/2018 - 03:00
In War Over Words, Republicans Continue Easily To Defeat Democrats | FlaglerLive  FlaglerLive.com

The Republican Party lost ground in the Congressional and state elections earlier this month, but the GOP continues to triumph in the all-important contests over ...

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Real Talk | Building a new leftist electorate - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Google News - Sun, 11/18/2018 - 03:00
Real Talk | Building a new leftist electorate  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

The 2018 midterm election was transformative. The blue wave was darker, deeper and broader than pundits expected or recognized on election night.

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Column: Eager Progressives May Have to Grin and Bear It - Valley News

Google News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 22:32

Valley News

Column: Eager Progressives May Have to Grin and Bear It
Valley News
... out in the Democratic Party and among political pundits. Is success more likely if the party swings sharply to the left or should liberals tack more toward the middle? The striking success of some unapologetic progressives, ... The GOP, aided and ...

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Democrats seek to turn Hyde-Smith's comments into a surge in black turnout in Mississippi Senate runoff - WZVN-TV

Google News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 18:32

Democrats seek to turn Hyde-Smith's comments into a surge in black turnout in Mississippi Senate runoff
WZVN-TV
Then a progressive blogger posted videos in which Espy's opponent in the late-November runoff, Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, said she'd attend a "public hanging" if invited by a supporter, and that suppressing the votes of college students might be ...

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Democrats seek to turn Hyde-Smith's comments into a surge in black turnout in Mississippi Senate runoff - CNN

Google News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 18:27

CNN

Democrats seek to turn Hyde-Smith's comments into a surge in black turnout in Mississippi Senate runoff
CNN
Then a progressive blogger posted videos in which Espy's opponent in the late-November runoff, Republican Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, said she'd attend a "public hanging" if invited by a supporter, and that suppressing the votes of college students might be ...

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Andrew Gillum Concedes to Ron DeSantis in Florida Governor's Race - New York Times

Google News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 18:26

New York Times

Andrew Gillum Concedes to Ron DeSantis in Florida Governor's Race
New York Times
Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee and mayor of Tallahassee, conceded the Florida governor's race on Saturday to Ron DeSantis, a former Republican congressman closely allied to President Trump, saying he was satisfied with a recount that had ... a ...

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Democrats, Don't Procrastinate on America's Health - New York Times

Google News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 14:30

New York Times

Democrats, Don't Procrastinate on America's Health
New York Times
Although Republicans picked up Senate seats, the 2020 and 2022 Senate maps still allow the possibility of a workable Democratic majority. Democrats must be ready. The process of writing the A.C.A. began years before it passed. Democratic legislators ...

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Midterms Aside, Big Donors See a Leftward Path to Beating Trump - New York Times

Google News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 11:36

New York Times

Midterms Aside, Big Donors See a Leftward Path to Beating Trump
New York Times
WASHINGTON — As the debate rages among Democrats about how best to position the party to defeat President Trump in 2020, many big donors are signaling early support for expanding and firing up the party's liberal base rather than backing centrist ...

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Andrew Gillum Concedes to Ron DeSantis in Florida Governor’s Race - The New York Times

Google News - Sat, 11/17/2018 - 03:00
Andrew Gillum Concedes to Ron DeSantis in Florida Governor’s Race  The New York Times

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Andrew Gillum, the Democratic nominee and mayor of Tallahassee, conceded the Florida governor's race on Saturday to Ron DeSantis, ...

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Democrat Sinema wins Arizona Senate seat running as centrist - Houston Chronicle

Google News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 22:55

Houston Chronicle

Democrat Sinema wins Arizona Senate seat running as centrist
Houston Chronicle
In a year of liberal challenges to President Donald Trump, an avowed centrist scored the Democratic Party's biggest coup -- flipping a red state's U.S. Senate seat. Rep. Kyrsten Sinema won the Arizona Senate seat being vacated by Republican Jeff Flake ...

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Letter: Democrats lack the grace of Conservative GOP - Buffalo News

Google News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 17:53

Letter: Democrats lack the grace of Conservative GOP
Buffalo News
Democrats win back the House of Representatives. What do Conservative Republicans do? They accept the results! It's a new day. They go on with their lives. No rioting, no looting, no fires, no breaking windows, no police cars overturned, no threatening ...

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Republican Brian Kemp Will Be the Next Governor of Georgia - Mother Jones

Google News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 17:27

Mother Jones

Republican Brian Kemp Will Be the Next Governor of Georgia
Mother Jones
The election was a clash of progressive policies versus ultra-conservative ones, with Abrams running as a liberal Democrat and Kemp embracing the anti-immigrant fervor of President Donald Trump. In the end, she came much closer than any Democrat ...

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Selected readings from the left and from the right - Tampa Bay Times

Google News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 14:05

Selected readings from the left and from the right
Tampa Bay Times
Decorated veterans running for office as Republicans are a statistic; decorated veterans running as Democrats are a feature story. You can read about the disappearance of liberal Republicans on a regular basis but the absence of conservative Democrats ...

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For First Act in Power, Democrats Consider Making Their Own Agenda Impossible to Pass - New York Magazine

Google News - Fri, 11/16/2018 - 13:47

USA TODAY

For First Act in Power, Democrats Consider Making Their Own Agenda Impossible to Pass
New York Magazine
For one thing, while progressives are committed to increasing the discretionary income of the bottom 80 percent, that does not necessarily mean keeping their tax rates frozen at historically low levels. ... After all, there are other forces that could ...
Democrats owe Pelosi the chance to be Speaker. Their plot to deny her of it is foolish.USA TODAY
In challenge to Pelosi, Democrats see echoes of the House GOP's internal strifeWashington Post
Yes, the campaign to take down Nancy Pelosi is sexist — not to mention a terrible ideaSalon
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