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3 reasons Lupe Valdez should ultimately win the Democratic nomination for governor - Dallas News

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 23:47

Dallas News

3 reasons Lupe Valdez should ultimately win the Democratic nomination for governor
Dallas News
For Republicans and Democrats, voters at the fringes of the political spectrum often dominate primaries. For Democrats, it means progressives and left-leaning liberals will outvote moderates and the rare conservative Democrat. Valdez — the first Texas ...
The Latest: Runoff in Democrats' longshot race for governorKIRO Seattle
Valdez, White heading to May 22 runoff for Democratic nodSan Antonio Express-News

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3 reasons Lupe Valdez could ultimately win Democratic nomination for governor - Dallas News

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 20:30

Dallas News

3 reasons Lupe Valdez could ultimately win Democratic nomination for governor
Dallas News
The former Dallas County sheriff's fundraising has been sluggish, resulting in a sparse campaign fund that hasn't allowed her to effectively reach voters. No campaign mailers, no television commercials and not enough volunteers to knock on doors in a ...

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Today in Conservative Media: If Democrats Don't Win Big in November, They Won't Accept the Election's Legitimacy ... - Slate Magazine

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 20:10

Today in Conservative Media: If Democrats Don't Win Big in November, They Won't Accept the Election's Legitimacy ...
Slate Magazine
Lots going on in conservative media Tuesday as the right—and everyone else—is still grappling with the implications of President Trump's proposed tariffs and the potential escalation of a trade war. (Early Tuesday evening, the tariff row coincided ...

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Democratic Establishment Split By Progressive Insurgents - AlterNet

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 20:02

Newsmax

Democratic Establishment Split By Progressive Insurgents
AlterNet
On the southwest side of Chicago, the appeal of progressive Marie Newman, who is running against conservative incumbent Democratic Rep. Dan Lipinski, has split the party's leaders. Longtime Illlinois representatives Luis V. Gutiérrez and Jan Schakowsky ...
Will Progressive Dems Sink the Whole Party in the Midterms?Newsmax

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Sen. Ted Cruz slams Rep. Beto O'Rourke as 'left wing liberal,' shrugs off anti-Trump anger - Dallas News

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 19:01

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Sen. Ted Cruz slams Rep. Beto O'Rourke as 'left wing liberal,' shrugs off anti-Trump anger
Dallas News
Both are expected to clear the primaries on Tuesday with little resistance, and even before polls closed, Cruz was framing the race as a bid by “angry” Bernie Sanders-style liberals to attack Texas' conservative values. “Congressman O'Rourke is a left ...
“He Is Fighting the Headwind of Deep Suspicions”: Will Ted Cruz's Unlikability Cost Him Texas?Vanity Fair
Democrats' big Texas turnout may not translate to many winsABC News

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Social Media and the Rise of the 'Consistent Liberal' - FAIR

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 15:35

FAIR

Social Media and the Rise of the 'Consistent Liberal'
FAIR
The creation of this conservative mass base helped shift the Republican Party to the right and sustained GOP control of the House of Representatives for most of the 21st century. The same period did not see the rise of a mass-audience progressive media ...

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Senate advances bank deregulation bill as Democrats break ranks - Politico

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 15:15

Politico

Senate advances bank deregulation bill as Democrats break ranks
Politico
Warren's amendments — if she has the opportunity to offer them — could prove to be tough votes for Democrats who support the underlying legislation and don't want to throw off the political balance among its co-sponsors. The Massachusetts progressive ...
Banking Debate Splits Democrats, But They Might All WinRoll Call
Senate takes first step toward passing Dodd-Frank rollbackThe Hill

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Inside the decline, fall and resignation of Nashville Mayor Megan Barry - CNN

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 11:31

CNN

Inside the decline, fall and resignation of Nashville Mayor Megan Barry
CNN
Now, explain. Schelzig: "Squandered." Barry was superstar material in Nashville. She helped lead the against-all-odds effort to land a Major League Soccer team in Nashville last year and gathered the support of a mass transit plan that could transform ...

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Black politics 2.0: The post-Obama generation is so done with the Democratic Party's old ways - Washington Post

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 07:05

Washington Post

Black politics 2.0: The post-Obama generation is so done with the Democratic Party's old ways
Washington Post
As Georgia's Stacey Abrams, 44, the former state House minority leader who is running to become the nation's first black female governor, told a cheering audience at a conference of progressives last year: “We have the power to declare that black lives ...

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The four most important races in Texas's Tuesday primaries - Washington Post

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 07:01

CNN

The four most important races in Texas's Tuesday primaries
Washington Post
The 2018 congressional election season has officially begun, and Tuesday brings the first congressional primaries of the season, in Texas. If the state attracts any political drama, it's normally centered on Republicans. And there's some of that going ...
Democrats are taking a dangerous gamble in TexasCNN
The Primaries Project: What to expect in the 2018 MidtermsBrookings Institution (blog)
Democratic turnout in Texas may not translate to many winsCBS News
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The dark roots of AIPAC, 'America's Pro-Israel Lobby' - Washington Post

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 06:53

Mondoweiss

The dark roots of AIPAC, 'America's Pro-Israel Lobby'
Washington Post
A political progressive, Kenen found his strongest support on Capitol Hill among liberal Democrats, and his toughest opponents were conservative Midwestern Republicans and Southern Democrats. In contrast to his brash successors at AIPAC, Kenen's ...
AIPAC Aims To Appeal To Progressives As Conference OpensNPR
Nine reasons Israel is not a 'progressive paradise'Mondoweiss
In outreach to progressives, AIPAC airs a hearty endorsement of the two-state solutionSt. Louis Jewish Light

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Texas primaries a weathervane for Democrats - Reuters TV

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 05:29

Reuters TV

Texas primaries a weathervane for Democrats
Reuters TV
... >> The 2018 election season kicks off on Tuesday, Democrats and Republicans in Texas select their candidates for governor, congress and local races too. The year's first primary election is giving an early glimpse of voter sentiment as Democrats ...

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AIPAC Aims To Appeal To Progressives As Conference Opens - NPR

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Mondoweiss

AIPAC Aims To Appeal To Progressives As Conference Opens
NPR
Netanyahu leads a nation that enjoys bipartisan support in the U.S. But his relations were so frosty with President Obama and so warm with President Trump that the new head of AIPAC, Mort Fridman, worries about liberals being pushed away. (SOUNDBITE OF ...
Nine reasons Israel is not a 'progressive paradise'Mondoweiss
In outreach to progressives, AIPAC airs a hearty endorsement of the two-state solutionSt. Louis Jewish Light
Teaneck doctor seeks bipartisan unity as president of pro-Israel group AIPACNorthJersey.com

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Democrats' big Texas turnout may not translate to many wins - Journal Times

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 00:40

Journal Times

Democrats' big Texas turnout may not translate to many wins
Journal Times
One of the Democrats leaving his House seat, former punk rock guitarist Beto O'Rourke, has generated national buzz in his uphill bid against Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. Neither faced serious primary challengers but O'Rourke has outraised Cruz and ...

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Democrats' big Texas turnout may not translate to many wins - Virginian-Pilot

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Democrats' big Texas turnout may not translate to many wins
Virginian-Pilot
One of the Democrats leaving his House seat, former punk rock guitarist Beto O'Rourke, has generated national buzz in his uphill bid against Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. Neither faced serious primary challengers but O'Rourke has outraised Cruz and ...

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Texas Primaries - Texarkana Gazette

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 21:25

Texarkana Gazette

Texas Primaries
Texarkana Gazette
Many of our readers are conservatives who identify with the Republican Party. Others would consider themselves more progressive or liberal and tend to vote for Democrats. Well if you live in Texas, today's the day when you get to express your opinion ...

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California Is Not As Liberal As You Think - Slate Magazine

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 16:37

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California Is Not As Liberal As You Think
Slate Magazine
Even in regions like conservative Orange County, the political tides seem to be shifting. Two of the county's Republican congressmen, Ed Royce and Darrell Issa, announced their retirements in January, likely sensing, as Democratic leaders have, that ...
The Primaries Project: What to expect in the 2018 MidtermsBrookings Institution (blog)
Democrats Think They Have A Shot At Winning This Conservative Texas District — But They Can't Agree On HowBuzzFeed News
Texas Is Kicking Off the First Round of the Trump MidtermsVICE
Bustle -Newsmax -ABC News
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Democrats are taking a dangerous gamble in Texas - CNN

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 15:36

CNN

Democrats are taking a dangerous gamble in Texas
CNN
Moser, a writer and progressive activist, was accused by the party of being an opportunist and Washington insider who moved home just to run for Congress. Yeah, so what? It happens, and legally. Tradition dictates, though, that party organizations ...

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Democrats are taking a dangerous gamble in Texas - CNN

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 15:34

CNN

Democrats are taking a dangerous gamble in Texas
CNN
Moser, a writer and progressive activist, was accused by the party of being an opportunist and Washington insider who moved home just to run for Congress. Yeah, so what? It happens, and legally. Tradition dictates, though, that party organizations ...
Democrats' strong-arm strategy faces big test in TexasPolitico
The Daily 202: Democratic committees divided over playing in primaries, with Texas as ground zeroWashington Post

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Stop wringing your hands about the battles among Democrats - Washington Post

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 13:47

Washington Post

Stop wringing your hands about the battles among Democrats
Washington Post
In 1964, as the National Review was trying to determine which Republican to support for president, the magazine's leader, William F. Buckley, articulated what would become known as the Buckley Rule: They would support “the rightwardmost viable ...
Pro-Life Democrat Facing Primary Challenge Says 'Democrats Have Chased People Out of the Party'Washington Free Beacon

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