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Did Democrats lose their leverage on DACA? - CNN

Google News - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 01:53

CNN

Did Democrats lose their leverage on DACA?
CNN
One Republican aide said that if lawmakers can reach a compromise in the time the continuing budget resolution buys them, leverage won't change much from the end of December. But closer to March is less forgiving for Democrats. "I don't think it's a ...

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Martin: The danger of "what-aboutisms" - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Google News - Fri, 12/22/2017 - 00:03

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Martin: The danger of "what-aboutisms"
Chattanooga Times Free Press
A friend recently told me over lunch that unless he knew me personally he would have a hard time believing I leaned right politically. Sort of surprised, I asked him if that was because I'm not a card-carrying Republican. Given today's tribal climate ...

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A Conservative Nonprofit That Seeks to Transform College Campuses Faces Allegations of Racial Bias and Illegal ... - The New Yorker

Google News - Thu, 12/21/2017 - 17:30

The New Yorker

A Conservative Nonprofit That Seeks to Transform College Campuses Faces Allegations of Racial Bias and Illegal ...
The New Yorker
Turning Point casts itself as a grassroots response to what it perceives as liberal intolerance on college campuses. Kirk has called college campuses “islands of totalitarianism”; he and his supporters contend that conservatives are the true victims of ...

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Rep. Ives: GOP should kick Rauner to the curb - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Google News - Thu, 12/21/2017 - 09:11

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Rep. Ives: GOP should kick Rauner to the curb
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Ives said Rauner should have pushed to add state funding "for some of the downstate communities that were only spending $6,000 to $7,000 per pupil, but not do this huge funding rewrite." And Ives insisted that she could win a general election with her ...

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Giambra makes his case for governor to a skeptical state GOP - Buffalo News

Google News - Thu, 12/21/2017 - 06:00

Buffalo News

Giambra makes his case for governor to a skeptical state GOP
Buffalo News
Paladino, the 2010 Republican-Conservative candidate for governor, won that year's GOP primary against another moderate Republican — former Rep. Rick A. Lazio. He claimed the intraparty contest with close to two-thirds of the vote, and 94-to-6 percent ...

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Dems Struggle to Rally Against GOP Court Confirmations - RealClearPolitics

Google News - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 22:57

RealClearPolitics

Dems Struggle to Rally Against GOP Court Confirmations
RealClearPolitics
“The progressive movement is just slow to the fact that this is a huge crisis playing out, and it needs to be fought with the same intensity as health care or the crisis with DACA,” Fallon said. The disparity was laid bare in 2012 when Senate ...
Public opposition to tax bill grows as vote approachesCNN
National (US) Poll - December 19, 2017 - U.S. Voter Economic Outlook Hi | Quinnipiac University ConnecticutQuinnipiac University Poll
DECEMBER 2017 NBC News/Wall Street Journal Survey Int - WPSDWPSD

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Bill de Blasio Wants to Be Heard. Is Anyone Listening? - New York Times

Google News - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 18:55

New York Times

Bill de Blasio Wants to Be Heard. Is Anyone Listening?
New York Times
The bill will deeply affect New York City, but on Tuesday Mr. de Blasio was a time zone away, talking up his two-pronged plan to remake the Democratic Party and then retake Congress in 2018. Buoyed by his own re-election last month — he volunteered ...

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Woah, Dems might actually have a shot at Cathy McMorris Rodgers' seat - Pacific Northwest Inlander (blog)

Google News - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 16:37

Pacific Northwest Inlander (blog)

Woah, Dems might actually have a shot at Cathy McMorris Rodgers' seat
Pacific Northwest Inlander (blog)
For example, you could see a scenario where liberal bastions like Seattle vote even more overwhelmingly for Democrats, while conservative areas like Spokane County remain stubbornly Republican. Vote margins would change, but the outcomes wouldn't. But ...

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Opinion | Democrats should run a 50-state strategy - The Breeze

Google News - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 14:55

The Breeze

Opinion | Democrats should run a 50-state strategy
The Breeze
This strategy requires, more than anything else, presenting the voters in conservative America with not only a reason to vote against Republicans, but a reason for why they should go further and support Democrats. Although Moore's immoral conduct was ...
Democrat Doug Jones says Trump shouldn't resign over misconduct allegationsCBS News
Sorry AL.com, there's no 'burning' progressive movement in Alabama just because we rejected Roy MooreYellowhammer News
How Democrats turn an Alabama fluke into a ground gameThe Hill
The Daily Dot -WIAT 42 -AL.com
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Divorce Conservatism From the Republican Party - New Republic

Google News - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 14:05

New Republic

Divorce Conservatism From the Republican Party
New Republic
We're so used to thinking of conservative and Republican as synonymous that we forget that this is fairly recent alliance. For the century after the Civil War, both the Republican and Democratic parties were ideologically heterogenous. There were ...

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Dear Democrats, Ownership Isn't Theft - National Review

Google News - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 13:15

National Review

Dear Democrats, Ownership Isn't Theft
National Review
Red and Blue America are once again like ships passing in the night. A conservative hears the language of “theft” and laughs. I'm not stealing from anyone if I'm allowed to keep more of my own cash. The progressive hears the same word and nods. After ...

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Democrats: We Can Win Suburban Republicans With a Progressive Platform - New Republic

Google News - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 13:09

New Republic

Democrats: We Can Win Suburban Republicans With a Progressive Platform
New Republic
If Schatz is right, the GOP is compounding an existing problem with suburban voters. Earlier this week, The New York Times reported that “from Texas to Illinois, Kansas to Kentucky, there are Republican districts filled with college-educated, affluent ...
Opinion | Democrats should run a 50-state strategyThe Breeze
Democrat Doug Jones says Trump shouldn't resign over misconduct allegationsCBS News
How Democrats turn an Alabama fluke into a ground gameThe Hill
Seymour Tribune -The Daily Dot
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The GOP Probably Isn't Going to Shut Down the Government to Save Obamacare - New York Magazine

Google News - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 12:23

New York Magazine

The GOP Probably Isn't Going to Shut Down the Government to Save Obamacare
New York Magazine
Other sources of controversy include the House's demand for spending cuts to pay for renewed funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and a wrangle over reauthorization of the government's warrantless surveillance program (which has ...

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Rosie O'Donnell faces conservative backlash after offering to pay GOP senators - EW.com

Google News - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:56

EW.com

Rosie O'Donnell faces conservative backlash after offering to pay GOP senators
EW.com
Rosie O'Donnell is facing a backlash after offering, via Twitter, to pay U.S. senators Susan Collins and Jeff Flake $2 million each in exchange for their “no” vote on the Republican tax bill which appears headed toward passage in Congress. The ...
Susan Collins - The HillThe Hill
18 U.S. Code § 201 - Bribery of public officials and witnesses | US Law | LII / Legal Information InstituteLegal Information Institute
ROSIE on Twitter: "so how about this i promise to give 2 million dollars to senator susan collins and 2 million to ...Twitter
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The Senate's Rejection of Export-Import Bank Critic Shows How Entrenched Crony Capitalism is in Washington - Reason (blog)

Google News - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:15

Reason (blog)

The Senate's Rejection of Export-Import Bank Critic Shows How Entrenched Crony Capitalism is in Washington
Reason (blog)
... the Senate's refusal to confirm him demonstrates how entrenched, and indeed how bipartisan, corporatist interests in federal government are. For all his faults, President Donald Trump has appointed a number of reformist, free-market-minded ...

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Republican tax bill is 'government for sale', say Democrats - BBC News

Google News - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 11:13

BBC News

Republican tax bill is 'government for sale', say Democrats
BBC News
Democrats have labelled the Republican tax bill "government for sale" as Congress sent the historic measure to the president's desk. Donald Trump is expected to sign his first major legislative achievement - the biggest rewrite of the US tax code in a ...
6 Reasons for Progressives to Stop Worrying and Love the GOP Tax ScamNew York Magazine
Blowing Up the Deficit Is Part of the PlanThe Atlantic
Graham: Tax plan even a Democrat could loveBoston Herald
Media Matters for America (blog) -Washington Post -NPI's Cascadia Advocate (blog)
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6 Reasons for Progressives to Stop Worrying and Love the GOP Tax Scam - New York Magazine

Google News - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 09:09

New York Magazine

6 Reasons for Progressives to Stop Worrying and Love the GOP Tax Scam
New York Magazine
No matter how well Democrats do in 2018 and 2020, there (almost certainly) won't be 60 progressive votes in the Senate for the foreseeable future. The upper chamber gives too much power to heavily white, rural, right-leaning states for liberal ...
Blowing Up the Deficit Is Part of the PlanThe Atlantic
GOP borrows 'Obamacare' playbook to defend tax bill: You'll like it once you see itCNN
Greed has won: US Senate passes final version of Republicans' depraved tax scamNPI's Cascadia Advocate (blog)
Washington Post -Bloomberg -The Guardian
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What Will It Take To Beat Trump? The Case for a Generic Democrat - POLITICO Magazine

Google News - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 05:08

HuffPost

What Will It Take To Beat Trump? The Case for a Generic Democrat
POLITICO Magazine
Various progressive groups that have pressed the Democratic Party to shift leftward, such as MoveOn, Indivisible and the Working Families Party, have taken some credit for pouring resources into Alabama and boosting base turnout (just as they did after ...
Opinion | Reclaiming The New SouthBayou Brief (press release)
Democrats Are Still In DenialHuffPost

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Fox News too liberal? Don't worry, One America News is here to help - Salon

Google News - Wed, 12/20/2017 - 05:01

Salon

Fox News too liberal? Don't worry, One America News is here to help
Salon
The emergence of Donald Trump as the Republican standard-bearer dramatically reshaped online conservative media in 2016 and continues to do so today. When Fox News Channel began to falter in the ratings after a series of sex scandals, leadership ...

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