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Ramesh Ponnuru: Conor Lamb didn't run as Trump or a Republican - Akron Beacon Journal

Google News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 20:18

Akron Beacon Journal

Ramesh Ponnuru: Conor Lamb didn't run as Trump or a Republican
Akron Beacon Journal
WASHINGTON: Before voters in Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district cast their ballots, Republicans cast the Democratic candidate, Conor Lamb, as a liberal. A Republican PAC ran an ad calling him a “liberal sheep” who would spend his term “voting ...
Democrats' civil war flares after Lamb's upset winPolitico
Progressives Have the Right Plan to Win in NovemberThe Nation.
A Surprisingly Close Special Election in Western Pa.National Review

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As primaries loom, downstate Democrats look for a way back - The State Journal-Register

Google News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 18:09

The State Journal-Register

As primaries loom, downstate Democrats look for a way back
The State Journal-Register
“If the Democrats have the legislature and the governor's chair, then that means downstate voices aren't as strong.” To the contrary, Democrats have made significant gains in the Chicago suburbs, carrying DuPage, Kane, Lake and Will counties in the ...

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GOP immigration bill stirs tension among Hispanic conservatives - The Hill

Google News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 18:08

The Hill

GOP immigration bill stirs tension among Hispanic conservatives
The Hill
Because of those provisions, the bill is unanimously opposed by House Democrats and does not yet have 218 votes from Republicans. Most Hispanic groups oppose it. The main organizer of Goodlatte's event, Alfonso Aguilar, the president of the Latino ...

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Once-safe Republican districts suddenly in play as Democrats expand the map - Washington Post

Google News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 16:38

Washington Post

Once-safe Republican districts suddenly in play as Democrats expand the map
Washington Post
Republican strategists argued that the party's liberal base would not nominate many candidates like Lamb. “Find me the Democratic primary in the United States of America that Conor Lamb can win,” said Corry Bliss, the president of the Congressional ...
A Pennsylvania Victory Highlights the Democratic Party DivideTexas Monthly
Democrats' civil war flares after Lamb's upset winPolitico
Dem civil war: The battle for their future in the Trump eraAxios
Bloomberg -Massillon Independent
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Conservative Democrat Rep. Lipinski struggles to fend off progressive primary challenge - cbs19.tv

Google News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 12:07

cbs19.tv

Conservative Democrat Rep. Lipinski struggles to fend off progressive primary challenge
cbs19.tv
The lawmaker is fighting for his political life in a congressional primary battle garnering national attention as the progressive wing of the Democratic Party makes its case to select a more liberal and diverse cadre of candidates for November's ...

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Conservative Democrat Rep. Lipinski struggles to fend off progressive primary challenge - kiiitv.com

Google News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 12:02

kiiitv.com

Conservative Democrat Rep. Lipinski struggles to fend off progressive primary challenge
kiiitv.com
The lawmaker is fighting for his political life ahead of Tuesday's primary in Illinois, a race garnering national attention as the progressive wing of the Democratic Party makes their case to fill November's general election ballots with a more liberal ...

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firstcoastnews.com | Conservative Democrat Rep. Lipinski struggles ... - First Coast News

Google News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 11:56

First Coast News

firstcoastnews.com | Conservative Democrat Rep. Lipinski struggles ...
First Coast News
LYONS, Ill. – Rep. Dan Lipinski, a conservative-leaning Democrat unaccustomed to close elections, came to make his pitch at the St. Patrick's Day party for seniors just as the retirees finished their corned beef and cabbage. Before the seniors got to ...

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Rep. Dan Lipinski faces difficult primary challenge from progressives - USA TODAY

Google News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 11:48

USA TODAY

Rep. Dan Lipinski faces difficult primary challenge from progressives
USA TODAY
LYONS, Ill. — Rep. Dan Lipinski, a conservative-leaning Democrat unaccustomed to close elections, came to make his pitch at the St. Patrick's Day party for seniors just as the retirees finished their corned beef and cabbage. Before the seniors got to ...
Conservative Democrat Rep. Lipinski struggles to fend off progressive primary challengekiiitv.com

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A Pennsylvania Victory Highlights the Democratic Party Divide - Texas Monthly

Google News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 10:02

Texas Monthly

A Pennsylvania Victory Highlights the Democratic Party Divide
Texas Monthly
The Democratic Party last won a majority of the seats in the U.S. House in the elections of a decade ago amid the worst national economic recession since the big one that swept the GOP out of power in 1932. Texas Democrats are coming up on a quarter ...
Why Democrats Should Worry About Conor Lamb's VictoryRollingStone.com
Trumpism Doesn't Divide GOP Voters — But Conservatism DoesNew York Magazine
Republicans are wrong about Conor LambAmerican Enterprise Institute
The Nation. -New York Times
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Dem civil war: The battle for their future in the Trump era - Axios

Google News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 08:04

Axios

Dem civil war: The battle for their future in the Trump era
Axios
Progressive Democrats argue that more liberal candidates can win close races by bringing out voters who haven't had the chance to vote for their ideas — no Democrat had challenged Tim Murphy, the former Republican congressman whose seat Lamb will fill ...

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Ramesh Ponnuru: Republicans mostly wrong about Conor Lamb - Massillon Independent

Google News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 06:13

Ramesh Ponnuru: Republicans mostly wrong about Conor Lamb
Massillon Independent
Before voters in Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district cast their ballots, Republicans cast the Democratic candidate, Conor Lamb, as a liberal. A Republican PAC ran an ad calling him a "liberal sheep" who would spend his term "voting the straight ...

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SATURDAY SALUTE: Government openness is essential - Grand Island Independent

Google News - Sat, 03/17/2018 - 02:30

Grand Island Independent

SATURDAY SALUTE: Government openness is essential
Grand Island Independent
The political landscape is more polarized than ever and there seems to be little common ground for conservatives and progressives. Transparency — keeping the light on the people's business — ought to be something everyone can agree on. Instead ...

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Paul Ryan's seat is less safe. Is the House now up for grabs? - Salon

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 18:06

McClatchy Washington Bureau

Paul Ryan's seat is less safe. Is the House now up for grabs?
Salon
Also on Friday, the Cook Political Report, a private newsletter that is widely popular among political professionals, shifted its projections in 9 different House races toward Democrats. One district in Pennsylvania was moved to "likely Republican" due ...
'We have to make this change:' Dems ponder disavowing Pelosi after LambMcClatchy Washington Bureau
Conor Lamb's Win Sets Off Debate Inside Democratic PartyOutside the Beltway
Was Conor Lamb a warning shot for Lou Barletta's Senate dreams? | Friday Morning CoffeePennLive.com
Politico
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Not Just Red vs Blue: What the Teacher Strike May Reveal About W.Va.'s Political Landscape - West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 17:58

West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Not Just Red vs Blue: What the Teacher Strike May Reveal About W.Va.'s Political Landscape
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
More than half of our governors have been Democrats. But, as political science professor Rob Rupp explained, the Democrats in the Mountain State have traditionally been a populist party, pro-labor and socially conservative. Rupp, a professor at West ...

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A Pennsylvania Victory Highlights the Democratic Party Divide - Texas Monthly

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 17:16

Texas Monthly

A Pennsylvania Victory Highlights the Democratic Party Divide
Texas Monthly
The Democratic Party last won a majority of the seats in the U.S. House in the elections of a decade ago amid the worst national economic recession since the big one that swept the GOP out of power in 1932. Texas Democrats are coming up on a quarter ...
Republicans are wrong about Conor LambAmerican Enterprise Institute
Trumpism Doesn't Divide GOP Voters — But Conservatism DoesNew York Magazine
Progressives Have the Right Plan to Win in NovemberThe Nation.
The Atlantic -National Review -Slate Magazine
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Dana Rohrabacher's Last Stand: California Conservative's Fate Could Hinge on Cannabis Vote - Leafly

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 16:31

Leafly

Dana Rohrabacher's Last Stand: California Conservative's Fate Could Hinge on Cannabis Vote
Leafly
California's conservative firebrand and cannabis legalization champion is facing the toughest re-election fight of his life. The Republican stalwart has enjoyed a ballot-proof seat for 30 years. But suddenly he finds himself vulnerable—and the ...

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Democrats Should Run On Impeachment - Rasmussen Reports

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 15:18

San Francisco Chronicle

Democrats Should Run On Impeachment
Rasmussen Reports
First, Democrats should nationalize the midterm elections the way Newt Gingrich did with his "Contract for America" in 1994. Conservatives vote Republican because they think Democrats favor redistributionist policies like a more progressive tax system ...
Democrat's apparent win in GOP stronghold holds lessons for CaliforniaSan Francisco Chronicle
Democrats' civil war flares after Lamb's upset win - POLITICOPolitico
Republicans Are Wrong About Conor LambBloomberg
New York Times -The Atlantic -New York Magazine
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Marin Voice: GOP benefits as Democrats veer further to the left - Marin Independent Journal

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:25

Marin Voice: GOP benefits as Democrats veer further to the left
Marin Independent Journal
... the ascendant progressive wing of the Democratic Party. They are its political litmus tests. As proof, in late February, the California Democratic Party declared that Sen. Dianne Feinstein is not sufficiently liberal to win its endorsement in the ...

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GUEST VIEW: Sunshine is always right - Niagara Gazette

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 14:14

Niagara Gazette

GUEST VIEW: Sunshine is always right
Niagara Gazette
The decisions being made, the dollars being doled out and the records being kept by city hall, the county commission, the board of education or the utility district all belong to liberals, conservatives, Republicans, Democrats, independents ...

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'We have to make this change:' Dems ponder disavowing Pelosi after Lamb - McClatchy Washington Bureau

Google News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 12:57

McClatchy Washington Bureau

'We have to make this change:' Dems ponder disavowing Pelosi after Lamb
McClatchy Washington Bureau
When the elderly man who had just opened his door to Conor Lamb launched into a tirade about Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic candidate was ready with an answer. “We need a new generation of leadership,” he said one afternoon last month, part of a well ...

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