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Madaleno, staunch liberal and policy wonk, hopes to build on Montgomery Co. base in Maryland governor's race - Baltimore Sun

Google News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 05:00

Baltimore Sun

Madaleno, staunch liberal and policy wonk, hopes to build on Montgomery Co. base in Maryland governor's race
Baltimore Sun
Richard S. Madaleno stood on stage at a candidates' forum in a Baltimore tap room surrounded by a formidable field of rivals seeking the Democratic nomination for governor: Ivy League grads. Accomplished lawyers. ... That's because of the Democrats ...

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Hillary and Bill Clinton Go Separate Ways for 2018 Midterm Elections - New York Times

Google News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 05:00

New York Times

Hillary and Bill Clinton Go Separate Ways for 2018 Midterm Elections
New York Times
Andrew M. Cuomo of New York in a contested Democratic primary, her spokesman, Nick Merrill, confirmed — a move sure to enrage liberal activists seeking Mr. Cuomo's ouster at the hands of Cynthia Nixon, the actress turned progressive insurgent. Mrs ...

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Party Nominations for Statewide Elections Come Into Focus - Gotham Gazette

Google News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:26

Gotham Gazette

Party Nominations for Statewide Elections Come Into Focus
Gotham Gazette
This week the Democratic and Republican state parties will hold their conventions, nominating candidates for the four statewide positions of governor, lieutenant governor, comptroller, and attorney general. It is also an ... After laying out a ...

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Women Wanting to Save the GOP Need to Step Up - OZY

Google News - Mon, 05/21/2018 - 00:06

OZY

Women Wanting to Save the GOP Need to Step Up
OZY
There's a progressive celebrity challenging the incumbent Democratic governor. The conservative, establishment Republican is folding his campaign to a Republican who admits to not voting for President Trump. And for good measure, and because it's New ...
5 questions voters will answer in Tuesday's runoff electionsDallas News
These 7 Women Could Help Democrats Win Congress. (And Here's How the Republicans Plan to Stop Them.)New York Times
Parties Trade State House Special Election WinsPoliticsPA
CBS News -CALmatters
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Contrarian blocs challenge political parties' platforms - The Wilson Times

Google News - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 19:42

Contrarian blocs challenge political parties' platforms
The Wilson Times
Yes, there are liberal conservatives and conservative liberals. The Blue Dog Coalition, a caucus of centrist and family-values Democrats chaired by U.S. Rep. Jim Costa of ... more competitive races and less polarization. As for party chairs and ...

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5 questions voters will answer in Tuesday's runoff elections - Dallas News

Google News - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 15:09

Dallas News

5 questions voters will answer in Tuesday's runoff elections
Dallas News
Because he has personal views against abortion (he says as governor he would support abortion rights) and was an elder at a church that's against gay marriage, White has been dogged by questions from progressives about his trustworthiness. Many ...

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Bernie Sanders: Establishment Dems 'don't generate excitement' - NBCNews.com

Google News - Sun, 05/20/2018 - 11:31

Bernie Sanders: Establishment Dems 'don't generate excitement'
NBCNews.com
Progressive candidates had an impressive showing last Tuesday in state's like Pennsylvania and Nebraska. Some members of the party, however, worry nominating more liberal candidates could hurt Democrats' chances in the general election.

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Democratic dread: Party tries to keep California's odd election rules from denying them House - Ventura County Star

Google News - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 19:16

Ventura County Star

Democratic dread: Party tries to keep California's odd election rules from denying them House
Ventura County Star
Competitive congressional districts across Southern California are packed with qualified, enthusiastic and well-financed candidates touting progressive policies and promising stiff resistance to President Donald Trump's agenda. The only ... Super PACs ...
Too Many Good Candidates a 'Nightmare Scenario' for California DemocratsTimes of San Diego
Dems try to salvage chances to unseat climate science foeE&E News

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Black, Female and Running for Governor: Can She Win in the South? - New York Times

Google News - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 14:46

New York Times

Black, Female and Running for Governor: Can She Win in the South?
New York Times
Ms. Abrams, a former minority leader of the Georgia House, is also testing a risky campaign strategy: that a Democrat can win a statewide election in the Deep South without relying on the conservative-leaning white voters long considered essential ...

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Texas Democrats look to single-payer in congressional races - Politico

Google News - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 06:55

Politico

Texas Democrats look to single-payer in congressional races
Politico
Democrats hoping to wrest congressional seats away from diehard repeal-and-replace Republicans are campaigning on an unlikely issue for Texas — single-payer health care. Across the ... “One of the things that exists for us is a large, very large ...

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Lapid: Netanyahu 'dangerously' aligning with conservative Republicans - The Times of Israel

Google News - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 05:25

The Times of Israel

Lapid: Netanyahu 'dangerously' aligning with conservative Republicans
The Times of Israel
Yesh Atid Chairman Yair Lapid accused Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of “dangerously” aligning his government with conservative, evangelical factions of the Republican Party, and furthering the divide with Democrats in the wake of the US embassy ...

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These 7 Women Could Help Democrats Win Congress. (And Here's How the Republicans Plan to Stop Them.) - New York Times

Google News - Sat, 05/19/2018 - 05:00

New York Times

These 7 Women Could Help Democrats Win Congress. (And Here's How the Republicans Plan to Stop Them.)
New York Times
And nowhere was the enthusiasm more evident than in Pennsylvania, where at least seven Democratic women surged to primary victories this week, in districts that could help their party flip at least three House seats in November. A victory by any of ...
Texas Democrats look to single-payer in congressional racesPolitico
The #Resistance Had A Very Good NightFiveThirtyEight
Democratic dread: Party tries to keep California's odd election rules from denying them the US HouseCALmatters
The Hill -KTAR.com -Washington Examiner
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Billionaire activist wants to impeach Trump. Why NC Democrats aren't so sure. - Charlotte Observer

Google News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 17:14

Charlotte Observer

Billionaire activist wants to impeach Trump. Why NC Democrats aren't so sure.
Charlotte Observer
It's part of a nationwide tour for the former hedge fund manager and liberal activist, who has spent over $40 million on his effort to push the impeachment of President Donald Trump. He calls Trump "a .... "The smart play for the party at large is not ...

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Politically Uncorrected: Five Takeaways That will Still Matter on November 6th - PoliticsPA

Google News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 13:34

Politically Uncorrected: Five Takeaways That will Still Matter on November 6th
PoliticsPA
A Pennsylvania Referendum on President Trump was guaranteed by the results of the Republican primary nominating Scott Wagner and Lou Barletta for governor and U.S. Senate, respectively. Wagner, a blunt hard charging conservative, has modeled himself ...

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On #MeToo and Democrats' Moral Authority - New Republic

Google News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 11:46

New Republic

On #MeToo and Democrats' Moral Authority
New Republic
But National Review writer David French, a leading voice among Never Trump conservatives, has a different concern: In an article earlier this week, he contended that the #MeToo movement, because it has hit liberal Hollywood and the Democratic Party ...

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Liberal Wins in Primaries Cheer Some Democrats, Worry Others - RealClearPolitics

Google News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 01:48

RealClearPolitics

Liberal Wins in Primaries Cheer Some Democrats, Worry Others
RealClearPolitics
In Omaha, Democrat Kara Eastman edged out veteran moderate Brad Ashford by casting herself as a progressive in Nebraska's lone urban district, supporting single-payer, government-run health insurance and a ban on assault weapons. But some Democrats ...
After Tuesday's Primaries, Democratic Divisions Take Hold In Midterm BattleNPR
The #Resistance Had A Very Good NightFiveThirtyEight
Liberal Tilt in Some Primaries a Sign of Democratic FervorU.S. News & World Report

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In Central Texas congressional runoffs, candidates with traditional advantages face scrappy underdogs - Texas Tribune

Google News - Fri, 05/18/2018 - 01:05

Texas Tribune

In Central Texas congressional runoffs, candidates with traditional advantages face scrappy underdogs
Texas Tribune
At a recent forum in Austin, there was a moment of unity between Matt McCall and Mary Wilson — candidates in the Republican and Democratic runoffs, respectively, for the 21st Congressional District. ... for conservative principles and any indication ...

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Democratic dread: Party tries to keep California's odd election rules from denying them the US House - CALmatters

Google News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 22:15

CALmatters

Democratic dread: Party tries to keep California's odd election rules from denying them the US House
CALmatters
Competitive congressional districts across Southern California are packed with qualified, enthusiastic and well-financed candidates touting progressive policies and promising stiff resistance to President Trump's agenda. The only problem: there ...
Commentary: Can the GOP keep the House in November?CBS News
In last night's primaries, all 8 incumbent Republicans who voted for the omnibus wonConservative Review
GOP voters punish House lawmakers seeking higher officeMiddletown Press
Newsmax
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G. Terry Madonna and Michael Young: Expect Pa. 2018 election to be referendum on Trump - Allentown Morning Call

Google News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 18:20

Allentown Morning Call

G. Terry Madonna and Michael Young: Expect Pa. 2018 election to be referendum on Trump
Allentown Morning Call
A Pennsylvania referendum on President Trump in November was guaranteed by the results of the Republican primary nominating Scott Wagner and Lou Barletta for governor and U.S. Senate , respectively. Wagner, a blunt, hard-charging ... seven Democrats ...

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Did Gwen Graham vote against President Obama 52 percent of the time? - PolitiFact

Google News - Thu, 05/17/2018 - 09:42

PolitiFact

Did Gwen Graham vote against President Obama 52 percent of the time?
PolitiFact
A progressive super PAC slammed the congressional record of Democrat Gwen Graham as too conservative for Florida's next governor. The Collective super PAC paid for the 30-second spot. The group ... Sometimes, she was one of just a handful of Democrats ...

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