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Bernie Sanders to Republicans: Stop saying I support your tax bill - MyAJC

Google News - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 07:01

MyAJC

Bernie Sanders to Republicans: Stop saying I support your tax bill
MyAJC
Before the passage of the GOP's tax bill, the federal estate tax only affected taxpayers with more than $5.45 million in assets. The bill, as passed, doubled the exemption for the estate tax, but kept the tax itself in place. Sanders has proposed ...
Democrats in High-Tax States Plot to Blunt Impact of New Tax LawNew York Times

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Morning Spin: Stories to watch in Chicago and Illinois politics in 2018 - Chicago Tribune

Google News - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 06:03

Chicago Tribune

Morning Spin: Stories to watch in Chicago and Illinois politics in 2018
Chicago Tribune
Dan Lipinski, considered conservative for a Democrat, is trying to beat back a challenge from the Democratic Party's progressive wing in Marie Newman. Elsewhere, suburban Republican U.S. Reps. Peter Roskam of Wheaton and Randy Hultgren of Plano are ...

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The Word for 2018: Enough - RealClearPolitics

Google News - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 05:56

York Dispatch

The Word for 2018: Enough
RealClearPolitics
This applies not only to progressives and liberals but also to everyone else, from left to right, who would defend our democratic values and republican institutions. This may sound obvious, but it's not. Among Democrats, there are often irresistible ...
The story of 2017, a year of political extremes, in 29 piecesWashington Post
Congress returns to a full slate of difficult issuesBangor Daily News
'Extreme tribalism' claws at the RepublicansYork Dispatch
Sacramento Bee -Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)
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What has 'The Left' brought? - Manteca Bulletin

Google News - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 03:18

What has 'The Left' brought?
Manteca Bulletin
The Liberals, Progressives, and Democrats (The Left) are destroying this great country. The majority of problems facing this country are caused by The Left's distorted view of reality. The California of Reagan was the leader in this nation. After 40 ...

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Brown: Some suggestions for liberals in 2018 - Gainesville Sun

Google News - Tue, 01/02/2018 - 00:32

Gainesville Sun

Brown: Some suggestions for liberals in 2018
Gainesville Sun
... voters resurrected consumer confidence from the grave in which Barack Obama buried it. Now the stock market soars and the economy roars, unlike former President Obama's crummy economy that stalled to a pathetic 1.6 percent growth. Obamacare's ...
Tips for liberals in 2018Youngstown Vindicator
6 messages Democrats tried in Trump's first yearCNN
Many Americans are more emotional about Trump than ever as we head into 2018Rare.us
NOQ Report
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EJ Dionne: The road ahead in 2018 - Winston-Salem Journal

Google News - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 20:01

HuffPost

EJ Dionne: The road ahead in 2018
Winston-Salem Journal
Since electoral politics is about addition rather than subtraction, progressives ought to welcome the anti-Trump conservatives without expecting them to alter all their views. Again, none of this requires the left to abandon its purposes. Many ...
Why Progressives Shouldn't Assume Republicans Will 'Move On' From ACA RepealHuffPost
'Extreme tribalism' claws at the RepublicansYork Dispatch
'Extreme tribalism' clawing at the GOP as 2018 opensSacramento Bee
Blue Virginia (press release) (blog) -Townhall
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Bill de Blasio declares a 'new progressive era' in New York - Washington Post

Google News - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 16:48

Washington Post

Bill de Blasio declares a 'new progressive era' in New York
Washington Post
During a trip last month to meet with Democrats in Iowa, de Blasio told The Washington Post that he would campaign wherever the party needed him if it could help win Congress and state legislatures in the 2018 midterm elections. De Blasio has started ...

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Congress will return to a full slate of difficult issues - Washington Post

Google News - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 14:09

Washington Post

Congress will return to a full slate of difficult issues
Washington Post
“If Democrats don't hold the line and ensure dreamers get protected, the unity between the grass roots and the elected party will shatter,” said Ben Wikler, Washington director of the progressive group MoveOn.org. “Democrats and Republicans have ...

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EJ Dionne Jr.: The word for 2018: Enough - Madison.com

Google News - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 14:04

The National Interest Online

EJ Dionne Jr.: The word for 2018: Enough
Madison.com
WASHINGTON — With New Year's resolutions and almost everything else in life, it's essential — and often extremely difficult — to set priorities. This applies especially to politics, now dominated by the provocations and outrages that emanate daily ...
The GOP Is Dead. The GOP Rises Again.The National Interest Online
Ryan's Principled Entitlement Reform Vs. McConnell's Realism of Low ExpectationsThe Jack News

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Why Progressives Shouldn't Assume Republicans Will 'Move On' From ACA Repeal - HuffPost

Google News - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 13:16

HuffPost

Why Progressives Shouldn't Assume Republicans Will 'Move On' From ACA Repeal
HuffPost
Figuring out how Republicans plan to approach health care this year isn't easy. A little more than a week ago, just before Christmas, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said that his party would “probably move on” from full repeal of the ...
'Extreme tribalism' clawing at the GOP as 2018 opensSacramento Bee

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How Bothwell helped shape Asheville's progressive movement, then was left by it - Asheville Citizen-Times

Google News - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 12:49

Asheville Citizen-Times

How Bothwell helped shape Asheville's progressive movement, then was left by it
Asheville Citizen-Times
ASHEVILLE - When Cecil Bothwell moved to Western North Carolina he seemed to be a ready-made icon for the nascent 1980s progressive movement quietly bubbling around the region. Progressives were looking for a political outlet in a city run by moderates ...

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Jan Morgan Enters Arkansas Governor's Race On GOP Ticket - 5newsonline.com

Google News - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 11:45

5newsonline.com

Jan Morgan Enters Arkansas Governor's Race On GOP Ticket
5newsonline.com
“We must identify, expose, and replace politicians who ran as Republicans to get elected then once in office, began to legislate like democrats to please a progressive governor and his big corporate donors.” “We must demand roll call votes on all ...

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EJ Dionne: The word for 2018: Enough - Salt Lake Tribune

Google News - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 10:30

EJ Dionne: The word for 2018: Enough
Salt Lake Tribune
Since electoral politics is about addition rather than subtraction, progressives ought to welcome the anti-Trump conservatives without expecting them to alter all their views. Again, none of this requires the left to abandon its purposes. Many ...

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Which 2020 Democrat Won 2017? - Politico

Google News - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 07:38

Politico

Which 2020 Democrat Won 2017?
Politico
That crack ended up in an Republican National Committee opposition research dump titled “The Gillibrand Grift,” chronicling her shift from a relatively conservative upstate New York House member to her current progressivism. The same day that document ...

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Maryland politics: A 2018 preview - Baltimore Sun

Google News - Mon, 01/01/2018 - 06:01

Baltimore Sun

Maryland politics: A 2018 preview
Baltimore Sun
James Brochin's decision to run for Baltimore County executive should make his conservative 42nd district a virtual Republican lock, particularly given that the GOP already has a strong candidate in the race in Del. Chris West. Democratic Sen. John ...

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EJ Dionne: Enough is enough in 2018 - Winston-Salem Journal

Google News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 21:17

Observer

EJ Dionne: Enough is enough in 2018
Winston-Salem Journal
Since electoral politics is about addition rather than subtraction, progressives ought to welcome the anti-Trump conservatives without expecting them to alter all their views. Again, none of this requires the left to abandon its purposes. Many ...
2017: The Year of Progressive AmnesiaObserver
The Year in Party PoliticsThe Atlantic
How the GOP Tax Cut Will Shrink Your PaycheckTruthdig
The National Interest Online -Vox
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Democrats in High-Tax States Plot to Blunt Impact of New Tax Law - New York Times

Google News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 17:41

New York Times

Democrats in High-Tax States Plot to Blunt Impact of New Tax Law
New York Times
Democrats in high-cost, high-tax states are plotting ways to do what their states' representatives in Congress could not: blunt the impact of the newly passed Republican tax overhaul. Governors and legislative leaders in New York, California and other ...

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This new year, tell Trump: Enough - Washington Post

Google News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 17:40

Observer

This new year, tell Trump: Enough
Washington Post
With New Year's resolutions and almost everything else in life, it's essential — and often extremely difficult — to set priorities. This applies especially to politics, now dominated by the provocations and outrages that emanate daily from President ...
'Extreme tribalism' clawing at the GOP as 2018 opensSacramento Bee
2017: The Year of Progressive AmnesiaObserver
Democrats in High-Tax States Plot to Blunt Impact of New Tax LawNew York Times
DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog) -Truthdig -Vox
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The story of 2017, a year of political extremes, in 29 pieces - Washington Post

Google News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 14:08

Washington Post

The story of 2017, a year of political extremes, in 29 pieces
Washington Post
April 2: “The Trump-Hate Weather Vane,” by Olivia Nuzzi. The best of the multitudinous profiles of Jon Ossoff, a smooth and careful first-time candidate who, for half the year, was the political hope of the anti-Trump “resistance.” His defeat, the last ...
'Extreme tribalism' clawing at the GOP as 2018 opensMiami Herald
2017: A Year of Elite Amnesia and Mass Resistance in the USThe Wire

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The Year of the Donald, for conservatives? Really? - NOQ Report

Google News - Sun, 12/31/2017 - 13:48

NOQ Report

The Year of the Donald, for conservatives? Really?
NOQ Report
... dawn of a new Reaganesque “Morning in America” is to diminish the achievements of prior Republican Administrations and drop the measuring stick for conservatism all the way to the ground. If anything is noteworthy about Trump's first year, beyond ...

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