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Not Just Red vs Blue: What the Teacher Strike May Reveal About W.Va.'s Political Landscape - West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 17:58

West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Not Just Red vs Blue: What the Teacher Strike May Reveal About W.Va.'s Political Landscape
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
More than half of our governors have been Democrats. But, as political science professor Rob Rupp explained, the Democrats in the Mountain State have traditionally been a populist party, pro-labor and socially conservative. Rupp, a professor at West ...

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A Pennsylvania Victory Highlights the Democratic Party Divide - Texas Monthly

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 17:16

Texas Monthly

A Pennsylvania Victory Highlights the Democratic Party Divide
Texas Monthly
The Democratic Party last won a majority of the seats in the U.S. House in the elections of a decade ago amid the worst national economic recession since the big one that swept the GOP out of power in 1932. Texas Democrats are coming up on a quarter ...
Republicans are wrong about Conor LambAmerican Enterprise Institute
Trumpism Doesn't Divide GOP Voters — But Conservatism DoesNew York Magazine
Progressives Have the Right Plan to Win in NovemberThe Nation.
The Atlantic -National Review -Slate Magazine
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Dana Rohrabacher's Last Stand: California Conservative's Fate Could Hinge on Cannabis Vote - Leafly

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 16:31

Leafly

Dana Rohrabacher's Last Stand: California Conservative's Fate Could Hinge on Cannabis Vote
Leafly
California's conservative firebrand and cannabis legalization champion is facing the toughest re-election fight of his life. The Republican stalwart has enjoyed a ballot-proof seat for 30 years. But suddenly he finds himself vulnerable—and the ...

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Democrats Should Run On Impeachment - Rasmussen Reports

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 15:18

San Francisco Chronicle

Democrats Should Run On Impeachment
Rasmussen Reports
First, Democrats should nationalize the midterm elections the way Newt Gingrich did with his "Contract for America" in 1994. Conservatives vote Republican because they think Democrats favor redistributionist policies like a more progressive tax system ...
Democrat's apparent win in GOP stronghold holds lessons for CaliforniaSan Francisco Chronicle
Democrats' civil war flares after Lamb's upset win - POLITICOPolitico
Republicans Are Wrong About Conor LambBloomberg
New York Times -The Atlantic -New York Magazine
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Marin Voice: GOP benefits as Democrats veer further to the left - Marin Independent Journal

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:25

Marin Voice: GOP benefits as Democrats veer further to the left
Marin Independent Journal
... the ascendant progressive wing of the Democratic Party. They are its political litmus tests. As proof, in late February, the California Democratic Party declared that Sen. Dianne Feinstein is not sufficiently liberal to win its endorsement in the ...

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GUEST VIEW: Sunshine is always right - Niagara Gazette

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:14

Niagara Gazette

GUEST VIEW: Sunshine is always right
Niagara Gazette
The decisions being made, the dollars being doled out and the records being kept by city hall, the county commission, the board of education or the utility district all belong to liberals, conservatives, Republicans, Democrats, independents ...

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'We have to make this change:' Dems ponder disavowing Pelosi after Lamb - McClatchy Washington Bureau

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:57

McClatchy Washington Bureau

'We have to make this change:' Dems ponder disavowing Pelosi after Lamb
McClatchy Washington Bureau
When the elderly man who had just opened his door to Conor Lamb launched into a tirade about Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic candidate was ready with an answer. “We need a new generation of leadership,” he said one afternoon last month, part of a well ...

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Believe it or not, here's how American liberals and conservatives share a common foundation - Yellowhammer News

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:30

Yellowhammer News

Believe it or not, here's how American liberals and conservatives share a common foundation
Yellowhammer News
This shift (among others) would result in the political divisions that persist today, with progressives associating with the Democrats and conservatives with the Republicans. Even such a cursory overview can shed some light on the current political ...

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The only way out of this mess - The Hill (blog)

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:33

The Hill (blog)

The only way out of this mess
The Hill (blog)
Beyond the typical complaints about campaign fundraising, filibusters and gerrymandering, Ron Brownstein wanted to understand why Washington was becoming increasingly polarized. In The Second Civil War, Brownstein detailed how progressives and ...

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ZACHARY: Sunshine always right - Richmond Register

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 09:08

Richmond Register

ZACHARY: Sunshine always right
Richmond Register
The political landscape is more polarized than ever and there seems to be little common ground for conservatives and progressives. Transparency — keeping the light on the people's business — ought to be something everyone can agree on. Instead ...

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Open government a right we should all demand - Sampson Independent

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 07:00

Sampson Independent

Open government a right we should all demand
Sampson Independent
The political landscape is more polarized than ever and there seems to be little common ground for conservatives and progressives. Transparency — keeping the light on the people's business — ought to be something everyone can agree on. Instead ...

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In Chicago, a Democratic Incumbent Is Targeted by the Left - U.S. News & World Report

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 06:17

U.S. News & World Report

In Chicago, a Democratic Incumbent Is Targeted by the Left
U.S. News & World Report
Some liberal activists have discussed the need for new political tactics on the left that could rival the conservative Tea Party movement, which pushed the Republican agenda to the right with challenges to incumbents. Lipinski, who inherited a heavily ...

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In Chicago, a Democratic incumbent is targeted by the left - Reuters

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 06:12

Reuters

In Chicago, a Democratic incumbent is targeted by the left
Reuters
Democrats need to pick up 24 seats from Republicans to take control of the U.S. House of Representatives. But first, they must contend with an energized left wing trying to define the party through the candidates on its ticket. Lipinski's Chicago-area ...
Team Obama Joins the Democratic Pile On Against a Wounded Blue DogSlate Magazine

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In Chicago, a Democratic incumbent is targeted by the left - Reuters

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 06:12

Reuters

In Chicago, a Democratic incumbent is targeted by the left
Reuters
Lipinski is among more than a dozen congressional Democrats facing credible challengers, mostly with progressive agendas, in nominating contests that will decide the party's candidates for the November midterm elections. Democrats need to pick up 24 ...

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Why you should use party affiliation to make dating decisions - The Diamondback

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 00:33

The Diamondback

Why you should use party affiliation to make dating decisions
The Diamondback
Washingtonian recently published a piece describing how conservative millennials are having a tough time dating in progressive Washington, D.C. A reporter for a conservative media company told Washingtonian, "The political divide has gotten so wide ...

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Democrats' civil war flares after Lamb's upset win - Politico

Google News - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 19:19

Politico

Democrats' civil war flares after Lamb's upset win
Politico
“He didn't run on an identity politics, one-size fits all message,” said Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.), co-chairman of the Blue Dog PAC, the fundraising arm for the conservative Democratic coalition. “He ran on the Blue Dog message.” For the Blue Dogs ...

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HRC Trying to Toss Antigay Democrat off the Ballot - Advocate.com

Google News - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 17:33

Advocate.com

HRC Trying to Toss Antigay Democrat off the Ballot
Advocate.com
The Human Rights Campaign and other progressive groups are going all in for Illinois congressional candidate Marie Newman, who's opposing U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski in the Democratic primary next Tuesday. Lipinski, who holds the Chicago-area Third ...
Democrats' Abortion ProblemSlate Magazine

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Sunshine is always right - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Google News - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 15:45

Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Sunshine is always right
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
The political landscape is more polarized than ever and there seems to be little common ground for conservatives and progressives. Transparency — keeping the light on the people's business — ought to be something everyone can agree on. Instead ...

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Republicans Are Wrong About Conor Lamb - Bloomberg

Google News - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 15:02

Bloomberg

Republicans Are Wrong About Conor Lamb
Bloomberg
His first campaign ad showed him shooting an AR-15, which many liberals would like to ban. He favors drilling for natural gas and wants to raise the minimum wage to $10 an hour, rather than the $15 an hour other Democrats want. And he did, as Ryan's ...
Why Democrats Should Worry About Conor Lamb's VictoryRollingStone.com
How a Democrat Succeeds in Trump CountryNew York Times
The hack gap and Conor Lamb's victoryMedia Matters for America (blog)
National Review -Slate Magazine -HuffPost
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Sunshine always right - Black Hills Pioneer

Google News - Thu, 03/15/2018 - 13:39

Black Hills Pioneer

Sunshine always right
Black Hills Pioneer
The decisions being made, the dollars being doled out and the records being kept by city hall, the county commission, the board of education or the utility district all belong to liberals, conservatives, Republicans, Democrats, independents ...

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