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Editorial: Runoff candidates should give details, not platitudes - Albuquerque Journal

Google News - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 02:02

Editorial: Runoff candidates should give details, not platitudes
Albuquerque Journal
Even though city races are considered to be nonpartisan, distinct ideological differences give voters a clear choice between two qualified candidates – Keller is a progressive Democrat, Lewis a conservative Republican. Also in the runoff are two ...

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Progressive group invites candidates of all parties to multi-town forum - The Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Google News - Sat, 10/07/2017 - 00:04

Progressive group invites candidates of all parties to multi-town forum
The Adirondack Daily Enterprise
“Normally Voters for Change deals with issues, but we feel the issue is that in these times, the one place where maybe it's the least Republican versus Democrat or conservative versus liberal is on the local level.” So far, candidates have been slow to ...

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Yes, Hillary—and the Democrats—Do Have a Harvey Weinstein Problem - Daily Beast

Google News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 14:04

Daily Beast

Yes, Hillary—and the Democrats—Do Have a Harvey Weinstein Problem
Daily Beast
Hours after The New York Times released a report alleging numerous instances of sexual harassment by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, the Republican National Committee was capitalizing on the scandal, demanding Democrats return hundreds of thousands of ...
Harvey Weinstein and Democrats' deals with Hollywood's devilsWashington Post

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IG Report: Before 2013 IRS Targeted Progressives, Not Just Conservatives - TPM

Google News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 12:19

TPM

IG Report: Before 2013 IRS Targeted Progressives, Not Just Conservatives
TPM
The top Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee at the time of the 2013 report, Rep. Sandy Levin (D-MI), said in a ... He added: “Republicans used the faulty May 2013 report to demonstrate the so-called BOLO included criteria singling out ...
IRS targeted nonprofits with names including “medical marijuana,” “progressiveThe Cannabist
IRS Audit Counters Claims Of 'Witch Hunt' Targeting ConservativesNPR

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This conservative voter says ban the bump stock | Opinion - Sun Sentinel

Google News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 11:35

Sun Sentinel

This conservative voter says ban the bump stock | Opinion
Sun Sentinel
As a conservative and defender of the Second Amendment, I also understand that no amendment grants unlimited rights. There are already a number of rules and restrictions dealing with gun ownership — registrations, background checks and even bans of ...

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AEI hosts Fall 2017 Leadership Network Summit - American Enterprise Institute

Google News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 08:59

AEI hosts Fall 2017 Leadership Network Summit
American Enterprise Institute
Last month, AEI hosted more than 70 leaders from across the country for the Fall 2017 Leadership Network Summit. This is the sixth cohort of the exclusive leadership development and policy education program that brings together politically-diverse ...

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Biden Wants “Compromise.” Progressives Don't Want to Hear It. - New Republic

Google News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 06:00

New Republic

Biden Wants “Compromise.” Progressives Don't Want to Hear It.
New Republic
Early in his stump speech for Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones in Alabama on Tuesday, former Vice President Joe Biden began to wax nostalgic, recalling a bygone era in Washington when our politics were more cooperative. ... But Moulitsas also had ...

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Does the Republican Party really have a young person problem? - Washington Post

Google News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 05:38

Washington Post

Does the Republican Party really have a young person problem?
Washington Post
When asked to rate the Democratic Party on a 0-100 scale, where 100 is the most favorable rating, Republicans ages 18-39 gave the Democrats an average rating of 29.5 in 2016, while Republicans ages 65 and older gave the Democrats a rating of 21.7. Over ...

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USDA Nominee, Trump Ally, on Hold as Past Remarks Scrutinized - Bloomberg

Google News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 05:00

Bloomberg

USDA Nominee, Trump Ally, on Hold as Past Remarks Scrutinized
Bloomberg
On his personal blog, Clovis wrote that conservative candidates are “afraid of taking on race baiting” from liberals and progressives, who he said “are the real racists.” Clovis, an early backer of ... “Since day one, I've been concerned that Sam ...

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The Mysterious Female Conservative - National Review

Google News - Fri, 10/06/2017 - 04:19

National Review

The Mysterious Female Conservative
National Review
This fall, if you're lucky enough to hang your hat at the leafy, cloistered, and widely acclaimed Amherst College — checking in at #2 in the rankings of national liberal-arts colleges by U.S. News and World Report, with tuition at a mere $60,000 a ...

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Harvey Weinstein and Democrats' deals with Hollywood's devils - Washington Post

Google News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 18:11

Washington Post

Harvey Weinstein and Democrats' deals with Hollywood's devils
Washington Post
On most days, your average conservative probably feels at least mildly cranky about the left's lock on the entertainment industry. ... The truth is, the news that a famous Hollywood liberal may have sexually harassed generations of his female employees ...

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The Image of Alabama as the Bastion of Pure Conservatism - The New Yorker

Google News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 16:45

The New Yorker

The Image of Alabama as the Bastion of Pure Conservatism
The New Yorker
(As the state's chief justice, he was a constant source of embarrassment for progressive Alabamians, defying federal orders by keeping a giant monument of the Ten Commandments that he had erected inside a judicial building and telling probate judges to ...

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As GOP blinks, liberals urge Dems to demand more aggressive gun measures - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Google News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 15:54

Los Angeles Times

As GOP blinks, liberals urge Dems to demand more aggressive gun measures
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
... and even creating a national licensing system. It's a step many of them think is not only good policy but good politics, convinced that aggressive measures are both supported by most voters and will energize progressives. ... Many of them say the ...
Americans Are More Divided On Gun Control Than Gay Marriage Or AbortionNewNowNext

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As GOP blinks, liberals urge Dems to demand more aggressive gun measures - Kansas City Star

Google News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 15:54

USA TODAY

As GOP blinks, liberals urge Dems to demand more aggressive gun measures
Kansas City Star
... and even creating a national licensing system. It's a step many of them think is not only good policy but good politics, convinced that aggressive measures are both supported by most voters and will energize progressives. ... Many of them say the ...
Gun Control Is More Like Abortion Than Gay MarriageNew York Magazine
Americans Are More Divided On Gun Control Than Gay Marriage Or AbortionNewNowNext
Momentum builds for bump stock banThe Hill
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As GOP blinks, liberals urge Dems to demand more aggressive gun measures - McClatchy Washington Bureau

Google News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 15:53

McClatchy Washington Bureau

As GOP blinks, liberals urge Dems to demand more aggressive gun measures
McClatchy Washington Bureau
... and even creating a national licensing system. It's a step many of them think is not only good policy but good politics, convinced that aggressive measures are both supported by most voters and will energize progressives. ... Many of them say the ...

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In Targeting Political Groups, IRS Crossed Party Lines - New York Times

Google News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 15:03

Politico

In Targeting Political Groups, IRS Crossed Party Lines
New York Times
WASHINGTON — A federal watchdog investigating whether the Internal Revenue Service unfairly targeted conservative political groups seeking tax-exempt status said that the agency also scrutinized organizations associated with liberal causes from 2004 ...
Dems: Watchdog report confirms IRS scrutiny wasn't politically motivatedThe Hill
Audit indicates liberal nonprofits also got extra IRS scrutinyPolitico
Right-wing media “scandals” never end, they just fade awayMedia Matters for America (blog)

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Dems say IG report confirms IRS didn't engage in politically motivated targeting - The Hill

Google News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 12:09

The Hill

Dems say IG report confirms IRS didn't engage in politically motivated targeting
The Hill
Key Democratic lawmakers on Thursday praised a watchdog's report on the IRS' scrutiny of applications for tax-exempt status, saying the report confirms that the agency did not target groups for political reasons. The Treasury Inspector General for Tax ...

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House passes $1.1 trillion budget to advance tax reform - Washington Examiner

Google News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 11:55

House passes $1.1 trillion budget to advance tax reform
Washington Examiner
The GOP budget, dubbed the "Building a Better America Plan," passed in a 219-206 vote Thursday after hours of debate over alternative budgets proposed by Democrats, conservatives, progressives and other factions. Eighteen Republicans voted against it, ...

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Right On: The end of identity politics? Let's hope so - St George News

Google News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 09:10

St George News

Right On: The end of identity politics? Let's hope so
St George News
To Democrats' delight, Judis projected a future liberal majority of minorities and progressive whites. Party leaders saw his book as ... He also notes that Republican Sens. Marco Rubio, John Cornyn ... Sanders went on: “In other words, one of the ...

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Across the country, progressives are winning. Is that a sign for 2018? - Mic

Google News - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 08:36

Mic

Across the country, progressives are winning. Is that a sign for 2018?
Mic
These local level wins follow recent pick-ups by Democrats in state House races, where Democrats have beaten Republican in places as conservative as Oklahoma. And they are beginning to show “the fruits of our labor,” said Nina Turner, president of Our ...

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