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Could GOP inaction on guns hand the House to Dems? - Politico

Google News - Thu, 03/01/2018 - 05:03

Politico

Could GOP inaction on guns hand the House to Dems?
Politico
But the political reality in Washington means that new gun control laws — whether an assault weapons ban or universal background checks — are unlikely to pass until gun control advocates defeat recalcitrant Republicans or the president makes a ...

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Sanders Introduces Bill to End Catastrophic US War in Yemen - The Real News Network

Google News - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 22:35

Sanders Introduces Bill to End Catastrophic US War in Yemen
The Real News Network
BEN NORTON: The legislation is being co-sponsored by Utah's conservative Republican Senator Mike Lee. Both Sanders and Lee emphasized the bipartisan nature of the bill. MIKE LEE: Importantly, this legislation is neither liberal nor conservative; it's ...

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Schools should propose arming teachers, staff - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Google News - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 16:47

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Schools should propose arming teachers, staff
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Loyalty to the NRA, Democrats, Republicans, progressives, conservatives or liberals is irrelevant. We need mature, seasoned, unemotional and wise school boards members to lead. Commercial airplanes have armed marshals and pilots. State and federal ...

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TX-21 primary showcases intra-party conundrum for Texas Democrats in Trump era - Texas Tribune

Google News - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 16:46

Texas Tribune

TX-21 primary showcases intra-party conundrum for Texas Democrats in Trump era
Texas Tribune
Kopser's strategy has made him a frequent target of Crowe and McFadden, the CEO of Austin B-cycle and a former executive director of the Travis County Democratic Party. They have sharply questioned Kopser's progressive credentials, pointing to ...

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Storm warning: Democratic wave could wash away key GOP Texas Senate, House members - Dallas News

Google News - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 12:17

Dallas News

Storm warning: Democratic wave could wash away key GOP Texas Senate, House members
Dallas News
While it's still a bridge too far to predict that Democrats will sweep statewide offices or knock off Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, Republicans are at risk for significant losses in the midterm elections. And even the race at the top of the ticket, Rep. Beto ...
Surging Democratic early voting prompts Republican concernSan Antonio Express-News
Your guide to the wild and crazy Texas primariesCBS News
Blue wave may be building in TexasThe Hill
The Ringer (blog)
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GOP lawmaker on a mission to purge 'progressive' from news stories - Fox News

Google News - Wed, 02/28/2018 - 09:30

GOP lawmaker on a mission to purge 'progressive' from news stories
Fox News
Smith's beef was with Byrd's use of the term “progressive” to describe “liberalDemocrats. He highlighted the term in a yellow highlighter pen in the accompanying article. “The term 'progressive' comes from the word 'progress,' which has a positive ...

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Hiral Tipirneni defeats Brianna Westbrook in Democratic Congressional District 8 primary - AZCentral.com

Google News - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 22:36

AZCentral.com

Hiral Tipirneni defeats Brianna Westbrook in Democratic Congressional District 8 primary
AZCentral.com
Hiral Tipirneni defeated her Democratic rival Brianna Westbrook in Tuesday's closely watched special 8th Congressional District primary. Tipirneni, an emergency-room physician, and Westbrook, a progressive activist, were battling for the chance to take ...

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You're Not a Progressive If You're Also a NIMBY - East Bay Express

Google News - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 21:43

East Bay Express

You're Not a Progressive If You're Also a NIMBY
East Bay Express
But Skinner and SB 827's primary author Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, aren't conservatives. They're diehard liberals. Also, California is run by Democrats — not Republicans. So, the idea that we need "local control" to protect us from Big Liberal ...

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In NRA Fight, Delta Finds There Is No Neutral Ground - New York Times

Google News - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 20:55

New York Times

In NRA Fight, Delta Finds There Is No Neutral Ground
New York Times
In Georgia, the debate has been surprisingly fiery, even in a state long defined by tensions between the liberal metropolis and conservative countryside, and between the values of global corporate culture and those of Southern Republicans ...

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Internal division, lack of leadership could dash hopes for Democratic wave in 2018 - WJLA

Google News - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 18:50

WJLA

Internal division, lack of leadership could dash hopes for Democratic wave in 2018
WJLA
In Illinois, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee remains unusually reticent to support seven-term Rep. Dan Lipinski in his reelection bid. The conservative Democrat's more liberal primary opponent has already won the endorsement of two ...
The Story Behind the California Democratic Party Convention's Floor FracasThe Intercept

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NU is important - Kearney Hub

Google News - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 16:24

NU is important
Kearney Hub
I applaud “lifelong Republican and fiscal conservative” Tom Henning on his op-ed piece regarding the fundamental importance to Nebraska of investing in our excellent University of Nebraska higher education system. As a lifelong Democrat and economic ...

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Democrats considering a new strategy to expand health coverage as frustrations build with Obamacare - Los Angeles Times

Google News - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 15:15

Los Angeles Times

Democrats considering a new strategy to expand health coverage as frustrations build with Obamacare
Los Angeles Times
Democrats are eager to avoid mistakes made by Republicans, who proved unprepared last year as they struggled unsuccessfully to fulfill their years-long promise to repeal the current health law. Developing a new healthcare agenda doesn't promise to be ...
How Republicans Can Win the MidtermsPOLITICO Magazine
Our government can't and won't save us from anythingSumter Item

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Allen West: The Left Indeed Commands a Rudderless Ship - CNSNews.com

Google News - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 14:15

CNSNews.com

Allen West: The Left Indeed Commands a Rudderless Ship
CNSNews.com
The ensuing result was a major blow to the liberal progressive left in the 2010 midterms, enabled by the left's drive towards stimulus spending and Obamacare. That was the first torpedo into the PSS (Progressive Socialist Ship) Democrat Party. However ...

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'Intra-Party Warfare:' Democrats Tearing Themselves Apart Over Abortion, Litmus Tests, and Primary Purges - Townhall

Google News - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 10:50

Townhall

'Intra-Party Warfare:' Democrats Tearing Themselves Apart Over Abortion, Litmus Tests, and Primary Purges
Townhall
A great deal of ink has been spilled over the years about the Republican Party's trend to the right and the various fissures -- both tactical and substantive -- within the conservative coalition. What tends to attract less coverage is the Democratic ...

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How Republicans Can Win the Midterms - Politico

Google News - Tue, 02/27/2018 - 05:03

Politico

How Republicans Can Win the Midterms
Politico
There are so many signs of a coming rout in the House in November that's it's almost impossible to envision any way for Republicans to hang onto their 24-seat majority. And yet a faint outline of how the party might pull it off is nevertheless taking ...
With a polarized electorate, can Democrats beat Republican Pete Sessions by swinging left?Dallas News
GOP primary season a key obstacle to gun legislationWashington Examiner

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Surging Democratic early voting prompts Republican concern - San Antonio Express-News

Google News - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 21:15

San Antonio Express-News

Surging Democratic early voting prompts Republican concern
San Antonio Express-News
For Democrats, the numbers are more evidence that their voters are energized going into the midterm elections. Texas Democratic Party chair Gilberto Hinojosa has pointed to frustration with President Donald Trump as a major reason for the Democratic ...
Blue wave may be building in TexasThe Hill

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Conservative commentator and 'Clueless' star Stacey Dash running for Congress in California - Allentown Morning Call

Google News - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 20:32

Allentown Morning Call

Conservative commentator and 'Clueless' star Stacey Dash running for Congress in California
Allentown Morning Call
The district is so Democratic that no Republican made it to the general election in 2016. Barragán won a heated race against then-state Sen. Isadore Hall (D-Compton) to replace Rep. Janice Hahn. Hall entered as a favorite, but Barragán closed the gap ...

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California Is Becoming a One-Party State, and That Party Is Liberal Democrats - SF Weekly

Google News - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 18:37

SF Weekly

California Is Becoming a One-Party State, and That Party Is Liberal Democrats
SF Weekly
And now we see the California Democratic party has veered sharply leftward — something that follows the state's trajectory overall. One of the reasons many conservatives loathe California is because without this state, Donald Trump's embarrassing and ...
Feinstein loses California Democratic Party's endorsementConcord Monitor
California Democrats deny Feinstein endorsement for re-electionMarin Independent Journal
Feinstein loses Calif. Democratic Party's endorsementThe Boston Globe
Politico -TIME -Fox News -New York Times
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The Supreme Court's conservatives prepare to hobble public sector unions as a gift to the GOP. - Slate Magazine

Google News - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 18:12

American Thinker (blog)

The Supreme Court's conservatives prepare to hobble public sector unions as a gift to the GOP.
Slate Magazine
Janus poses a serious threat to the court's institutional legitimacy: Unions help Democrats win elections and implement progressive policy, and the court's attack on unions doubles as an attack on the Democratic Party. When the court hobbles unions, it ...
Will the Supreme Court defund the Democrats?American Thinker (blog)
The problem with mandatory union feesChicago Tribune

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Democratic and Republican lawmakers put aside differences to help black colleges - KHOU

Google News - Mon, 02/26/2018 - 18:01

KHOU

Democratic and Republican lawmakers put aside differences to help black colleges
KHOU
But they did agree that black colleges need more support from Congress. Today, Adams and Byrne co-chair the bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, which has grown to include 72 members from the House and Senate. “He was ...

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