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National Democrats Want to Make Judicial Elections the Next Crest in the Blue Wave - Daily Beast

Google News - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 04:49

Daily Beast

National Democrats Want to Make Judicial Elections the Next Crest in the Blue Wave
Daily Beast
Former Vice President Joe Biden did a robocall on Monday. Eric Holder's group, the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, has spent $165,000. Tom Steyer's organization is running a get-out-the-vote operation. And a pro-business advocacy group has ...

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New Jersey's Midterm Congressional Contest Attracts 51 Contenders - NJ Spotlight

Google News - Tue, 04/03/2018 - 01:02

NJ Spotlight

New Jersey's Midterm Congressional Contest Attracts 51 Contenders
NJ Spotlight
“Both districts are gerrymandered to be Republican seats, but demographic changes in the 2nd have made that district somewhat bluer than it was initially configured in 2011,” she said. “The 11th is also Republican, but these voters tend to be socially ...

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Otsego resident sees Trump as 'opportunistic' - Oneonta Daily Star

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 19:34

Oneonta Daily Star

Otsego resident sees Trump as 'opportunistic'
Oneonta Daily Star
Government leadership under the Trump administration is shedding uncertainty on issues including health care, the economy and the civil discourse, according to Dr. James Dalton, a Democrat from the town of Otsego. Dalton, who voted for Hillary Clinton ...

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Home » Nation » Panel on faith, faithful in politics called needed in 'polarized world' - The Pilot

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 15:58

The Pilot

Home » Nation » Panel on faith, faithful in politics called needed in 'polarized world'
The Pilot
Panelists participate in a March 26 discussion at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington on "Faith and the Faithful in U.S. Politics." Pictured from left to right are Peter Wehner, a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in ...
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Panel on faith, faithful in politics called needed in 'polarized world' - Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 14:46

Crux: Covering all things Catholic

Panel on faith, faithful in politics called needed in 'polarized world'
Crux: Covering all things Catholic
Representing the conservative side was panelist Peter Wehner - a senior fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center and director of its Faith Angle Forum, and a former speechwriter for President George W. Bush and the co-author of City of Man ...
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Sinclair defends itself over uproar after local news anchors read anti-'false news' screed - USA TODAY

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 14:10

USA TODAY

Sinclair defends itself over uproar after local news anchors read anti-'false news' screed
USA TODAY
Democrats have also chided FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, a Trump-appointed Republican, for supporting TV ownership rule changes that would make it easier for the merger to pass regulatory scrutiny. After their requests, the FCC inspector general began an ...

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Studies: Democratic politicians represent middle-class voters. GOP politicians don't. - Vox

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 09:00

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Studies: Democratic politicians represent middle-class voters. GOP politicians don't.
Vox
And because of the ideological sorting that has taken place in Congress over the past 50 years — with the dying out of both conservative Southern Democrats and liberal-leaning Northern Republicans — voters' responsiveness to elite opinion has ...

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Progressive black women overlooked in Democrats' push to win NJ races in Trump midterm - NJ.com

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 06:56

NJ.com

Progressive black women overlooked in Democrats' push to win NJ races in Trump midterm
NJ.com
The presence of Van Drew, one of the most conservative Democrats in Trenton, has made the 2nd Congressional District one of the House seats most likely to flip in November. House Democrats need to win 23 districts now represented by Republicans to win ...

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What Is Illiberalism? Answering Joshua Muravchik - National Review

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 06:35

National Review

What Is Illiberalism? Answering Joshua Muravchik
National Review
He seems to believe that the ideological composition of Freedom House is virtually unchanged since the Cold War, a healthy mix of conservatives, centrists, and moderate liberals. In our February essay, “Freedom House Turns Partisan,” Gonzalez and I ...

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Long-Shot Contenders Crowd Connecticut Gubernatorial Race - Hartford Courant

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 06:01

Hartford Courant

Long-Shot Contenders Crowd Connecticut Gubernatorial Race
Hartford Courant
“How many dyed-in-the-wool progressives will get moved by this campaign? I don't know,” he said. “I'd like the moderate Democrats to be moderate again.” Another lesser-known candidate using social media to try to stay relevant is Micah Welintukonis, a ...

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Robert B. Reich's Recipe for a Just Society - New York Times

Google News - Mon, 04/02/2018 - 05:02

New York Times

Robert B. Reich's Recipe for a Just Society
New York Times
Reich's proposals would make a good starting point for a new progressive political project. What is puzzling, however, is his insistence that a politics of the common good can or should be nonpartisan. Time and again, he draws a sharp distinction ...

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Crawford County Trump supporters undeterred by drama - Meadville Tribune

Google News - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 06:56

Meadville Tribune

Crawford County Trump supporters undeterred by drama
Meadville Tribune
Their concerns continue to grow even as they search for ways to cultivate a political landscape that will be more responsive to their priorities. Across the board, voters wondered whether those with which they disagree can view issues objectively and ...

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“Conservative” Gov. Kasich Praises Anti-gun March; Gets Liberal-NeoCon Boost for 2020 White House Bid - The New American

Google News - Sun, 04/01/2018 - 03:33

Conservative” Gov. Kasich Praises Anti-gun March; Gets Liberal-NeoCon Boost for 2020 White House Bid
The New American
This pandering to the Left is what has always endeared Kasich to the “progressive” chattering classes and made him the go-to guy for the establishment media hounds looking for a Republican who can put forward a “moderate,” “centrist,” “compassionate ...

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Two-party system is an ailment infecting politics - The Asbury Collegian

Google News - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 23:41

Two-party system is an ailment infecting politics
The Asbury Collegian
Democrats and Republicans face the same challenge every two years: finding what their platform will be as a party en masse. As we saw in 2016, Democrats struggled to determine whose policies should be embraced in the party platform: the centrist and ...

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Letter to the editor: Trumpist candidates on notice - Ashland Daily Tidings

Google News - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 21:30

Letter to the editor: Trumpist candidates on notice
Ashland Daily Tidings
(3) The Republican Party is a threat to democratic values and the rule of law. Their thesis, essentially, is that Trumpism poses such a severe threat to the Republican Party and the nation that it must be thwarted. And the only way to achieve this is ...

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Democrats Are Christians, Too - New York Times

Google News - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 14:15

New York Times

Democrats Are Christians, Too
New York Times
Generations of white evangelicals have been conditioned to see evangelicalism as so synonymous with Republican politics that the idea of a non-Republican political option for religious voters simply does not exist. Rather than contemplate this ...

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No, the HOPE Scholarship Didn't Kill Great Society Liberalism - New York Magazine

Google News - Sat, 03/31/2018 - 12:24

New York Magazine

No, the HOPE Scholarship Didn't Kill Great Society Liberalism
New York Magazine
Cohen certainly offers a challenge to the conventional wisdom that HOPE was Miller's great progressive accomplishment, to be balanced against his later political apostasies. That is presumably why he, and the Post, decided it was an argument worth ...

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EDITORIAL: The 'Earl of Outspokenness' ends 30-year run as state rep - MDJOnline.com

Google News - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 19:47

MDJOnline.com

EDITORIAL: The 'Earl of Outspokenness' ends 30-year run as state rep
MDJOnline.com
Outnumbered by Democrats, Ehrhart started the Republican Daily Briefing, in which the Republican caucus reviewed and read every bill that was filed. Since they didn't have the votes, their only chance to make a difference was to be smarter and better ...

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The Final Surrender of Anti-Trump Conservatism - New York Magazine

Google News - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 09:07

New York Magazine

The Final Surrender of Anti-Trump Conservatism
New York Magazine
One of the ways in which this editorial was misguided was in its assumption that only liberals had ideological criteria for a president. It made sense, at the time. Since the New Deal, Republican presidents had largely stood pat or advanced progressive ...

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Walmart's appeal is gaining among Democrats - CBS News

Google News - Fri, 03/30/2018 - 05:30

CBS News

Walmart's appeal is gaining among Democrats
CBS News
Democrats also say they now view Walmart in a positive light, while five years ago their perception was negative. The shift is notable for its large swing in just five years but also because it came without eroding support among Republican-leaning ...

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