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Lawmakers circle deal on DACA, but it remains elusive - CNN

Google News - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 17:26

CNN

Lawmakers circle deal on DACA, but it remains elusive
CNN
But stars also seem to be increasingly aligning for a government funding fight at the end of the year, as conservative Republicans pursue hardline measures that would be difficult to pass while Democrats remain confident that they can hold out for a ...

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The Deep Roots of Jeff Flake's Break With Trump - POLITICO Magazine

Google News - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 13:45

Washington Post

The Deep Roots of Jeff Flake's Break With Trump
POLITICO Magazine
The GOP of the mid-20th century was not an ideological party. It was a coalition of conservative, moderate and even progressive factions. But while the Democrats could rely on organized labor to drive voter turnout, only the conservative faction of the ...
Democrats face risks and opportunity with Flake's exitWashington Post
Flake retirement could help GOP save the SenatePolitico
Jeff Flake, Victim of His Own Hubris?National Review
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LETTER: Speaking different languages - Leavenworth Times

Google News - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:09

Politico

LETTER: Speaking different languages
Leavenworth Times
Liberals were hawks. The two sides were totally opposed to each other. Attitudes have changed since then, but during the 24 years from Clinton's presidency through Obama's, liberals have moved to the left while conservatives have become more and more ...
It's Not 'Asymmetric Polarization' When Its DemocratsCommentary Magazine

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N Carolina Rep. Brisson Says He's Officially Joining GOP - U.S. News & World Report

Google News - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 12:03

N Carolina Rep. Brisson Says He's Officially Joining GOP
U.S. News & World Report
... of Wayne County said the move was a rebuke of Cooper and the state Democratic Party, "which are following the lead of the most extreme elements of the liberal, progressive movement, ultimately abandoning rural, conservative Democrats" like Brisson.

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Cooper picks unwise political fights - Stanly News & Press

Google News - Wed, 10/25/2017 - 11:10

Stanly News & Press

Cooper picks unwise political fights
Stanly News & Press
RALEIGH — During the 2016 gubernatorial campaign, Democratic politicians, progressive activists and left-leaning media outlets excoriated Pat McCrory and other North Carolina Republicans for elevating divisive social disputes above the issues that ...

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Democrats face risks and opportunity with Flake's exit - Washington Post

Google News - Tue, 10/24/2017 - 19:59

Washington Post

Democrats face risks and opportunity with Flake's exit
Washington Post
At the same time, Flake's move emboldened progressives who want the party, locked out of power at every level, to move further to the left — even as the national party plays defense in states won last year by President Trump. Before Flake's ...
Flake Drops '18 Senate Bid: What It MeansModern Times Magazine
Calling It Quits: Jeff Flake Is RetiringTownhall

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Why conservatives aren't buying Sen. John McCain's Trump-bashing - CNN

Google News - Tue, 10/24/2017 - 12:43

CNN

Why conservatives aren't buying Sen. John McCain's Trump-bashing
CNN
Mark Bauerlein is a professor of English at Emory University, senior editor of the journal First Things and author of "The Dumbest Generation: How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future; Or, Don't Trust Anyone Under 30.
The 'Never Trump' ConstructNational Review
He who must be namedWashington Post

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'America First' conservatives like Trump less than do traditional conservatives - Washington Post

Google News - Tue, 10/24/2017 - 12:40

Washington Post

'America First' conservatives like Trump less than do traditional conservatives
Washington Post
During the 2016 election, we saw a split emerge on the left, too, with progressive Democrats increasingly expressing criticism of the more moderate wing of the party. (Think Bernie vs. Hillary.) A new report ... On the left, there are the “solid ...
McConnell: 'We're not' abandoning revenue-neutral tax reformCNN
You can't make America great without killing the 401(k) and bringing back real pensionsThinkProgress

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It's Not 'Asymmetric Polarization' When Its Democrats - Commentary Magazine

Google News - Tue, 10/24/2017 - 12:31

Commentary Magazine

It's Not 'Asymmetric Polarization' When Its Democrats
Commentary Magazine
Perhaps because this was all was shrouded in aggressive language about immigrants and minorities, liberals didn't seem to notice that the inflexibly conservative Republican base had begun abandoning conservatism. The “asymmetric polarization” theory ...
Bannon Speech Surprises, Delights Typically Moderate California Republican PartyBreitbart News
GOP doom predicted if fails on 1 key issueWND.com
First Read's Morning Clips: Questioning Trump's Art of the DealNBCNews.com
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The Resistance So Far - The New York Review of Books

Google News - Tue, 10/24/2017 - 12:31

Breitbart News

The Resistance So Far
The New York Review of Books
... into the Trump administration, how are the Democrats doing as an opposition party? The first instinct of rank-and-file liberals is always to dismiss them as ineffective (just as, not coincidentally, it is the first instinct of conservatives to ...
Bannon Speech Surprises, Delights Typically Moderate California Republican PartyBreitbart News

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Wright is wrong about Texas: Austin is not Texas - American Enterprise Institute

Google News - Tue, 10/24/2017 - 11:50

Wright is wrong about Texas: Austin is not Texas
American Enterprise Institute
With his story about Texas and its political divides, Wright splits the state into two areas — an urban Texas of city dwellers that is “progressive, blue, reasonable, secular, and smug” and a rural region, or Trumpland, where “Paranoia and piety are ...

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Do Democrats Really Need Wall Street? - Common Dreams

Google News - Tue, 10/24/2017 - 09:02

Common Dreams

Do Democrats Really Need Wall Street?
Common Dreams
Halloween is coming and fear mongering seems to be the order of the day — not just on the part of Republicans, but apparently no less so on the part of “centrist” and conservative Democrats who are expressing growing anxiety about offending big donors ...

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The 'Never Trump' Construct - National Review

Google News - Tue, 10/24/2017 - 04:51

National Review

The 'Never Trump' Construct
National Review
And their candidates were not able to capture enough Independents and Democrats, or to motivate enough first-time or lapsed Republicans to register and turn out to vote, or to flip new demographic groups to conservatism. ... The far more numerous Trump ...

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Community Voices: What is the root cause of our divided nation today? - The Bakersfield Californian

Google News - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 18:00

The Bakersfield Californian

Community Voices: What is the root cause of our divided nation today?
The Bakersfield Californian
Most of us see our divided nation as Republicans vs. Democrats or liberals vs. conservatives or perhaps as progressives vs. libertarians. Each of these is a valid conflict. However, each is merely a surface symptom, not the root cause to be addressed.

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Do Democrats Really Need Wall Street? - BillMoyers.com

Google News - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 16:53

BillMoyers.com

Do Democrats Really Need Wall Street?
BillMoyers.com
A former Democratic operative writes in The New York Times that the party needs to drop FDR's progressive coalition and strengthen ties to Wall Street. ... Halloween is coming and fear mongering seems to be the order of the day — not just on the part ...

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The Dems May Stumble, The GOP May Crumble, They Don't Mean a Thing - Forbes

Google News - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:38

Forbes

The Dems May Stumble, The GOP May Crumble, They Don't Mean a Thing
Forbes
“Who is the real conservative?” they continue to ask when fewer and fewer voters are identifying as conservatives. All of this before we even get into personalities, which translated means that the Sanders folks hate the Clinton folks, and the ...

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Monday forum offers showcase to House District 117, 119 candidates - Online Athens

Google News - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 09:59

Online Athens

Monday forum offers showcase to House District 117, 119 candidates
Online Athens
In earlier forums, the four Republican candidates cast themselves as conservatives, while the two Democrats put themselves on the more progressive end of the political spectrum. In an Oconee County forum earlier this month, Wiedower, Lord and ...

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Democrats Are Letting the Climate Crisis Go to Waste - The Intercept

Google News - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 07:36

The Intercept

Democrats Are Letting the Climate Crisis Go to Waste
The Intercept
Instead, the country's most progressive Democrats have taken the GOP's advice of not politicizing the events of the last few months. “We have a lot of time to make that point,” climate hawk Sen. Sheldon ... The getaway car he references here (and in ...
Americans want a tax on carbon pollution, but how to get one?The Guardian

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The Right's newest target: Wimpy conservative media outlets - Washington Examiner

Google News - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 07:35

Washington Examiner

The Right's newest target: Wimpy conservative media outlets
Washington Examiner
Conservative critics of the left-leaning media are increasingly turning their fire on their own, accusing center-right outlets of playing along with Democrats and their campaign to portray hardened liberals as open-minded "progressives." Rumblings ...

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Can A Pro-Choice, Pro-Immigrant, Climate Change Believer Beat Roy Moore In Alabama? - TPM

Google News - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 06:04

TPM

Can A Pro-Choice, Pro-Immigrant, Climate Change Believer Beat Roy Moore In Alabama?
TPM
But he's proclaimed liberal positions in a way that's almost unheard of for Democrats running statewide in the Deep South, especially with the conservative Democrats who used to win in Alabama. It's also a marked contrast to how Jon Ossoff finished his ...

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