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Editorial: Why doesn't Virginia do more to honor Westmoreland Davis? - Roanoke Times

Google News - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 00:02

Roanoke Times

Editorial: Why doesn't Virginia do more to honor Westmoreland Davis?
Roanoke Times
If not, meet Westmoreland Davis, who was elected governor of Virginia 100 years ago — and whose career is worth studying through the lens of today's politics. In 1917, Virginia, like other Southern states, was run by conservative Democrats ...

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Letter: Flake speech underplayed - Roanoke Times

Google News - Thu, 12/28/2017 - 00:02

Letter: Flake speech underplayed
Roanoke Times
... likely be the choice of Arizona Republicans. He is a conservative, but evidently not conservative enough for the righties of Arizona. However, he spoke for the principles of integrity, dignity and honesty of American political leadership, which ...

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Letters: The GOP and Christianity - The Advocate

Google News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 19:04

The Advocate

Letters: The GOP and Christianity
The Advocate
There is a lot of hostility to Democrats in Louisiana and in the conservative suburb I live in, though thankfully not in progressive New Orleans. I can understand why someone might wish that fewer of his or her hard-earned tax dollars went to the poor ...

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Right-wing Celebrities Play Fast and Loose With History - The American Conservative

Google News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 17:18

The American Conservative

Right-wing Celebrities Play Fast and Loose With History
The American Conservative
A new anthology of the writings of intellectual historian David Gordon contains a devastating review of Jonah Goldberg's Liberal Fascism. Reading it reminded me how bad GOP propaganda dressed up as “history” can really be. David takes no prisoners in ...

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Why Alabama Victory Could Be A Game Changer For Democrats, Minorities And Women - HuffPost

Google News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 16:46

HuffPost

Why Alabama Victory Could Be A Game Changer For Democrats, Minorities And Women
HuffPost
No individual contest in recent times has aroused my, and for that matter, the interest of literally the entire world, as the recent senate race between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones did. This was the seat vacated by Jeff Sessions when ...

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Commentary: Bridging divides among us is goal - Carolinacoastonline

Google News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 11:12

Commentary: Bridging divides among us is goal
Carolinacoastonline
On Nov. 7, seven liberals and eight conservatives met for seven hours in Cary as part of a workshop sponsored by Better Angels, which works to help Americans understand one another beyond stereotypes. In today's political climate, is it still possible ...

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Nothing in - The Outline

Google News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 09:56

The Outline

Nothing in
The Outline
Even examining only the most contentious districts, a progressive Democrat would be on the right side of all ten issues modeled. What we discovered here is along the lines of what Skovron has found in past research. In a study from March, Skovron and ...

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The Year in Party Politics - The Atlantic

Google News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 06:00

The Atlantic

The Year in Party Politics
The Atlantic
Exactly a year after their stunning defeat, Democrats showed up to state and local elections ready to win, and they did, taking the New Jersey and Virginia governors' mansions as well as a number of state House seats. In New Jersey, Democrat Phil ...
How Should the Dems Oppose Trump's Tax Cuts for the Rich?Newsweek
2017 Saw Limited Progress on Trump's Legislative AgendaVoice of America

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Conservatives' culture wars come to Silicon Valley - Politico

Google News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 05:38

Politico

Conservatives' culture wars come to Silicon Valley
Politico
... for themselves, while giving the short end of the stick to the rest of the country,” said Garrett Johnson, co-founder of the right-of-center tech group Lincoln Network, adding that many fellow conservatives are eager to "pick a fight" with Silicon ...

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Democratic base wants impeachment: But does anybody else? - Salon

Google News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 05:02

Salon

Democratic base wants impeachment: But does anybody else?
Salon
Given America's deeply divided media environment -- where conservative Republicans tune in to outlets tailored specifically to them while the rest of the country gets its news from mainstream sources -- getting Republicans to take impeachment seriously ...

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Letters to the Editor for Wednesday, December 27, 2017 - Lynchburg News and Advance

Google News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 04:03

Letters to the Editor for Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Lynchburg News and Advance
24 column in The News & Advance, doesn't seem to understand the basis for disagreement between his “progressive” viewpoints and the beliefs of those of us whom Hillary Clinton identified as “deplorables” in her electoral campaign, so let me try to ...

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The War Between Conservative Christians - Patheos (blog)

Google News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 00:26

Patheos (blog)

The War Between Conservative Christians
Patheos (blog)
I am not as concerned about the conflict among Republicans and Democrats as I am among my fellow conservative Christians. That, and not politics, is where my identity lies. On one side of the Christian conflict are those who are supporters of President ...

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Readers' Vent: Dec. 27, 2017 - Charleston Gazette-Mail

Google News - Wed, 12/27/2017 - 00:05

Readers' Vent: Dec. 27, 2017
Charleston Gazette-Mail
If your grandfather told you to only vote Republican he was just teaching you not to use your own brain. Vote however you want to vote, Republican or Democrat. Love your grandfather but vote your own mind. Don't be brainwashed. This administration ...

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Will Democrats Finally Start Listening to Black Women in 2018? - VICE

Google News - Tue, 12/26/2017 - 12:42

VICE

Will Democrats Finally Start Listening to Black Women in 2018?
VICE
Townsend isn't the only one fed up with that dynamic—a substantial number of web-age progressives of color have studied up on 90s-era “triangulating” Democrats who courted conservative voters while supporting policies that would end up having ...

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Turmoil: CA Democrats' Sexual Harassment Problem Cost Them Their Supermajority, Could Impact 2018 Midterms - Townhall

Google News - Tue, 12/26/2017 - 12:00

Townhall

Turmoil: CA Democrats' Sexual Harassment Problem Cost Them Their Supermajority, Could Impact 2018 Midterms
Townhall
Yet, Conyers and Franken blunted the attacks on Moore and the GOP. The left flank on the Democratic attack line was vulnerable with Conyers and Franken still in the mix. Once Conyers decided to exit, the dam broke for Franken, who grudgingly decided to ...

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Trump's real challenger could be a Republican (Editorial) - MassLive.com

Google News - Tue, 12/26/2017 - 11:45

MassLive.com

Trump's real challenger could be a Republican (Editorial)
MassLive.com
Former Vice President Joe Biden, who has increasingly seemed to have regretted not seeking the Democratic Party's presidential nomination in 2016, would also be on many lists. Considering that quintet, though, will be just scratching the surface ...
Here's how Trump escapes a midterms referendumOakwood Herald
Daily 202: 100 questions that will define 2018, from Mueller and the midterms to #MeTooBrinkwire (press release)

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How Should the Dems Oppose Trump's Tax Cuts for the Rich? - Newsweek

Google News - Tue, 12/26/2017 - 08:40

NJ.com

How Should the Dems Oppose Trump's Tax Cuts for the Rich?
Newsweek
I suppose the press justifies this by saying that the Republicans view it as a win, and the Democrats voted against it, making it accurate to score this as a W for the Republicans. The problem is that this framing continues to ignore the fact that the ...
2017 Saw Limited Progress on Trump's Legislative AgendaVoice of America
9 dubious claims about the Republican tax bill Trump just signedNJ.com
Against the odds, Trump's agenda owned 2017The Hill

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HAWES: Will tax bill turn out to be a gift for Republicans? - Goshen News

Google News - Tue, 12/26/2017 - 04:05

HAWES: Will tax bill turn out to be a gift for Republicans?
Goshen News
Progressives are upset that the bill eliminates the individual mandate, possibly ensuring the doom of the Affordable Care Act. They're also unhappy with a provision to allow oil drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The criticism ...

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Peter Morici: GOP's Alabama loss about economy - Tribune-Review

Google News - Mon, 12/25/2017 - 21:01

Peter Morici: GOP's Alabama loss about economy
Tribune-Review
As importantly, Trump's rants against political correctness and progressive personalities may bring thunderous applause at rallies. However, those have not translated into similarly large voter turnout among blue-collar, often conservative Christian ...

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Karl Rove and the despicable GOP elite - WND.com

Google News - Mon, 12/25/2017 - 18:27

Karl Rove and the despicable GOP elite
WND.com
The money the Republican Party finance arms – e.g., Republican National Committee (RNC), National Republican Senate Committee (NRSC) – withheld from Judge Roy Moore was money you had donated believing it would be used to elect true conservatives ...

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