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The Loneliest Democrat in Trump Country - POLITICO Magazine

Google News - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 05:09

POLITICO Magazine

The Loneliest Democrat in Trump Country
POLITICO Magazine
An incumbent Democrat in a state Donald Trump won by 19 points, Donnelly is constantly dogged by Republicans aiming to unseat him when he runs for reelection next November, including House Republicans Todd Rokita and Luke Messer. An America Rising ...

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The Senate Tax Bill Favors the Middle Class, Not the Rich - National Review

Google News - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 04:30

Albany Democrat Herald

The Senate Tax Bill Favors the Middle Class, Not the Rich
National Review
So Republicans need to counter biased claims about the tax bill's distributional effects. In reality, middle-income households will receive the largest tax cuts, as a percentage of what they currently pay, under both the House and Senate bills. But ...
Senate GOP reveals inner plutocratAlbany Democrat Herald
Collins' support for GOP tax bill could waver if Trump, McConnell can't keep promisesBangor Daily News

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State Supreme Court candidate candid about his politics - Leader-Telegram

Google News - Tue, 12/05/2017 - 01:02

Leader-Telegram

State Supreme Court candidate candid about his politics
Leader-Telegram
Burns, one of three candidates running for the state Supreme Court seat being vacated next year by conservative Justice Michael Gableman, openly talks about his values, calls himself a progressive and even points out his history of making donations to ...

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Senate GOP reveals inner plutocrat - Albany Democrat Herald

Google News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 20:54

Albany Democrat Herald

Senate GOP reveals inner plutocrat
Albany Democrat Herald
How is this for symbolism: In their tax bill, Senate Republicans gave a break to private jet owners, but refused to increase the corporate rate by 0.94 percentage points to cover the cost of helping an estimated 12 million working-class families. The ...

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DG Martin: Learning from Alabama - Winston-Salem Journal

Google News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 20:30

Winston-Salem Journal

DG Martin: Learning from Alabama
Winston-Salem Journal
Dampen their enthusiasm with constant reminders of the Republican candidate's sins and inconsistencies. Roy Moore's alleged misconduct seemed to present a God-given opportunity to discourage more voters from voting for him. But Alabama Democrats ...

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RIP John Anderson, the Last Liberal Republican - New York Magazine

Google News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 18:12

New York Magazine

RIP John Anderson, the Last Liberal Republican
New York Magazine
And in fact, Anderson largely abandoned his centrist positioning in order to poach liberals from Jimmy Carter, whose Evangelical background, fiscal conservatism, and cool relationship with Israel alienated a lot of usually Democratic voters. I recall ...
Illinois Republican John Anderson, third-party candidate for president in 1980, dies at 95Chicago Tribune
John B. Anderson, whose quixotic run for president helped hand the election to Reagan, dies at 95Los Angeles Times

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Will MSNBC punish Joy Reid after homophobic past was revealed? - Fox News

Google News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 17:35

Fox News

Will MSNBC punish Joy Reid after homophobic past was revealed?
Fox News
Reid apologized once her homophobic past was exposed and Crist — who is now a Democrat — took to Twitter to accept her apology. However, MSNBC presumably is considering some sort of discipline for Reid, or else the network's spokesperson would have ...
MSNBC Anchor Joy Reid Apologizes For Homophobic Blog PostsThe Inquisitr

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Learning From Alabama - The Mountaineer

Google News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 16:55

Learning From Alabama
The Mountaineer
But Alabama Democrats' difficulty in exploiting Moore's weaknesses shows that this task is not always easy. Thirdly, find an appeal to conservative and moderate voters who generally vote Republican, but are concerned about what the election of a ...

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Illinois Republican John Anderson, third-party candidate for president in 1980, dies at 95 - Chicago Tribune

Google News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 15:24

Chicago Tribune

Illinois Republican John Anderson, third-party candidate for president in 1980, dies at 95
Chicago Tribune
In 1978, conservative political action committees backed former fundamentalist minister Don Lyon to challenge Anderson for his House seat. Anderson secured reelection with 58 percent of the vote, but the experience pained and provoked him. "I was ...
John B. Anderson, whose quixotic run for president helped hand the election to Reagan, dies at 95Los Angeles Times

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Rep. Pingree considering run for Maine governor in 2018 - Press Herald

Google News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 15:00

Press Herald

Rep. Pingree considering run for Maine governor in 2018
Press Herald
While Pingree is generally popular in Maine's more urban and liberal southern 1st District, she could have a more difficult time winning votes in the more rural and conservative northern 2nd District, which reelected Republican Bruce Poliquin in 2016 ...

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Georgia's Biggest Democratic Bastion May Hand Democratic Candidate for Mayor a Big Defeat - The Intercept

Google News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 14:45

The Intercept

Georgia's Biggest Democratic Bastion May Hand Democratic Candidate for Mayor a Big Defeat
The Intercept
Meanwhile, a slew of other Democratic Party-aligned candidates came out for Norwood — including former Atlanta Chief Operating Officer Peter Aman and Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell. Shirley Franklin, who served as Atlanta's popular ...

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What NC can learn from Alabama - Morganton News Herald

Google News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 13:47

Morganton News Herald

What NC can learn from Alabama
Morganton News Herald
But Alabama Democrats' difficulty in exploiting Moore's weaknesses shows that this task is not always easy. Thirdly, find an appeal to conservative and moderate voters who generally vote Republican, but are concerned about what the election of a ...

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Meet the progressive Democrat taking on one of her party's most conservative Congress veterans - The Independent

Google News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 09:52

The Independent

Meet the progressive Democrat taking on one of her party's most conservative Congress veterans
The Independent
When you ask Marie Newman why she is running for office against another Democrat, she responds simply: “I'm not”. The former marketing consultant and anti-bullying expert is mounting a primary challenge to Illinois third district Representative Dan ...

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Undoing New Deal: The 1944 Coup Against VP Henry Wallace - The Real News Network

Google News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 08:12

Undoing New Deal: The 1944 Coup Against VP Henry Wallace
The Real News Network
PETER KUZNICK: Wallace was the leading progressive force in the party. Roosevelt fought to get him on the ticket in 1940. Roosevelt wrote a letter to the Democratic convention when it looked like they weren't going to put Wallace on the ticket ...

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Undoing New Deal: The 1944 Coup Against VP Henry Wallace - The Real News Network

Google News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 08:12

The Real News Network

Undoing New Deal: The 1944 Coup Against VP Henry Wallace
The Real News Network
PETER KUZNICK: Wallace was the leading progressive force in the party. Roosevelt fought to get him on the ticket in 1940. Roosevelt wrote a letter to the Democratic convention when it looked like they weren't going to put Wallace on the ticket ...

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Pelosi-Schumer tactics won't beat Trump. Take the fight to him, Democrats - USA TODAY

Google News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 07:07

USA TODAY

Pelosi-Schumer tactics won't beat Trump. Take the fight to him, Democrats
USA TODAY
“There isn't a conservative or progressive, Democratic or Republican way to build a bridge. When you're focusing on infrastructure, that's stuff that affects everyone,” said Virginia state delegate-elect Danica Roem. “When someone's life is at stake ...

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'We've already lost' — GOP takes stock of the nightmare unfolding in Alabama - McClatchy Washington Bureau

Google News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 05:03

Washington Post

'We've already lost' — GOP takes stock of the nightmare unfolding in Alabama
McClatchy Washington Bureau
With the conservative base in Alabama behind Moore even as the accusations piled up, the governor — and ultimately, Trump — were resistant to forcing a new date for the special election and to the other last-ditch ideas that McConnell and top ...
Democratic group attacks Roy Moore without disclosing donorsWashington Post
Jones trying to boost black turnout in Alabama Senate raceABC News

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'We've already lost' — GOP takes stock of the nightmare unfolding in Alabama - The Olympian

Google News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 05:02

Washington Post

'We've already lost' — GOP takes stock of the nightmare unfolding in Alabama
The Olympian
With the conservative base in Alabama behind Moore even as the accusations piled up, the governor — and ultimately, Trump — were resistant to forcing a new date for the special election and to the other last-ditch ideas that McConnell and top ...
Jones trying to boost black turnout in Alabama Senate raceSacramento Bee
Democratic group attacks Roy Moore without disclosing donorsWashington Post
Roy Moore Fighting for Campaign CashDTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)
Salon
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'We've already lost' — GOP takes stock of the nightmare unfolding in Alabama - Wichita Eagle

Google News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 05:02

'We've already lost' — GOP takes stock of the nightmare unfolding in Alabama
Wichita Eagle
With the conservative base in Alabama behind Moore even as the accusations piled up, the governor — and ultimately, Trump — were resistant to forcing a new date for the special election and to the other last-ditch ideas that McConnell and top ...

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'We've already lost' — GOP takes stock of the nightmare unfolding in Alabama - Charlotte Observer

Google News - Mon, 12/04/2017 - 05:01

Washington Post

'We've already lost' — GOP takes stock of the nightmare unfolding in Alabama
Charlotte Observer
With the conservative base in Alabama behind Moore even as the accusations piled up, the governor — and ultimately, Trump — were resistant to forcing a new date for the special election and to the other last-ditch ideas that McConnell and top ...
Democratic group attacks Roy Moore without disclosing donorsWashington Post
Alabama Senate candidate Jones reaches out to black votersMiami Herald
Roy Moore Fighting for Campaign CashDTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)
Salon
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