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Your Crib Sheet For Illinois' March 20 Primary Elections - WBEZ

Google News - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 17:30

WBEZ

Your Crib Sheet For Illinois' March 20 Primary Elections
WBEZ
Two Democrats are running in the March primary. The lone Republican is an avowed racist and Holocaust denier. Why should I care? This primary has come to symbolize the battle for the future of the Democratic Party — whether it can accommodate younger ...

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Gallup/Knight Survey shows free speech crisis for conservatives on campus is real - legal Insurrection (blog)

Google News - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 17:25

legal Insurrection (blog)

Gallup/Knight Survey shows free speech crisis for conservatives on campus is real
legal Insurrection (blog)
When students perceive the campus climate as deterring certain people from speaking their minds, they may have conservative students in mind more than others. Sixty-nine percent of college students believe political conservatives can freely and openly ...

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What to watch in Pennsylvania's special election - PBS NewsHour

Google News - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 17:05

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What to watch in Pennsylvania's special election
PBS NewsHour
President Donald Trump won this district in 2016 by 20 points, which on paper makes it an unlikely place for a Democrat to run a competitive race. But a Monmouth University poll released Monday showed Lamb, an attorney and former Marine, with a 49-47 ...
A Surprisingly Close Special Election in Western Pa.National Review
Republicans Steel For A Loss In Trump Country Special ElectionHuffPost

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Trump's wrecking ball politics are reshaping our political 'normal' - AL.com

Google News - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 14:05

AL.com

Trump's wrecking ball politics are reshaping our political 'normal'
AL.com
It doesn't matter if you're a staunch conservative or progressive liberal. Political labels don't mean much right now. The executive branch has had far too much power for decades. Now my friends on the political left seem to be agreeing. In truth, they ...

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Newman trying to turn progressive energy into votes against the Lipinski brand - Chicago Tribune

Google News - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 14:01

Newman trying to turn progressive energy into votes against the Lipinski brand
Chicago Tribune
But when Newman pledged to work for everyone in the district, a Lipinski backer near the stage called back: “Except the unborn!” The abortion rights supporter Newman and abortion rights foe Lipinski are battling in a race that's pointed to as an ...

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House Democratic Leaders Rally to Defend Their Illinois Heretic - New York Magazine

Google News - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 13:29

New York Magazine

House Democratic Leaders Rally to Defend Their Illinois Heretic
New York Magazine
In today's special congressional election in southwest Pennsylvania, Democrats are testing the value of a Big Tent Party in the candidacy of Conor Lamb, who has promised not to vote for Nancy Pelosi as party leader and is heterodox on a few other ...

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California Screamin': Conservatives Slam Golden State on Immigration - Village Voice

Google News - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 12:38

Village Voice

California Screamin': Conservatives Slam Golden State on Immigration
Village Voice
Conservatives also like to point out that homeless people, whom the larger California cities tolerate instead of trying to starve them to death, as redder jurisdictions do, aren't able to maintain middle-class sanitary standards, leading to Fox News ...
Protesters gear up for Trump's visit to CaliforniaSan Francisco Chronicle

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2020 study: It's the drop-off voters, stupid - NBCNews.com

Google News - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 12:00

2020 study: It's the drop-off voters, stupid
NBCNews.com
Over all, Obama-to-nonvoters are quite close to the emerging Democratic consensus on issues of class, race, gender and the environment." "While analysts have focused on why many conservative voters switched to the Republican Party, a better question ...

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Liberal PAC jumps into DA race, might be first wave of money - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Google News - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 09:00

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Liberal PAC jumps into DA race, might be first wave of money
The San Diego Union-Tribune
It also successfully supported Stephanie Morales, a Democrat running for district attorney in Portsmouth, Va. Morales and Krasner were both supported by a Soros-backed group, with about $1.7 million going into the Pennsylvania race, and $100,000 into ...

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Sunshine is always right - New Castle News

Google News - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 07:21

New Castle News

Sunshine is always right
New Castle News
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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A Surprisingly Close Special Election in Western Pa. - National Review

Google News - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 06:55

National Review

A Surprisingly Close Special Election in Western Pa.
National Review
The first is the president's anemic job-approval rating, which seems to be affecting Republican turnout and diminishing support for the GOP among independent voters. Relatedly, there is the Democratic #Resist movement. Liberals and progressives are, to ...

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A super PAC has raised millions to mobilize black voters. Does it matter that its funders are white? - Center for Public Integrity

Google News - Mon, 03/12/2018 - 05:08

Center for Public Integrity

A super PAC has raised millions to mobilize black voters. Does it matter that its funders are white?
Center for Public Integrity
As a black woman commanding significant political resources, Shropshire herself is a rarity: Most successful super PAC leaders and funders this decade — whether conservative or liberal — are white. Entering critical 2018 midterm congressional ...

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Texas Liberal: Senator Ralph Yarborough - The knoxville focus

Google News - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 19:16

The knoxville focus

Texas Liberal: Senator Ralph Yarborough
The knoxville focus
Yarborough gave Governor Shivers a run for his money, especially in 1954. Shivers had refused to support Democratic presidential nominee Adlai Stevenson in 1952, preferring instead Republican Dwight D. Eisenhower. Referring to the “Shivercrats” and ...

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Sunshine always right - Effingham Daily News

Google News - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 16:43

Effingham Daily News

Sunshine always right
Effingham Daily News
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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Hoffman: Want to combat political polarization? Trust the teens - Houston Chronicle

Google News - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 16:22

Houston Chronicle

Hoffman: Want to combat political polarization? Trust the teens
Houston Chronicle
Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee dominated the newshour by praising President Barack Obama for his response to the Ebola crisis and criticizing U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz for his political leanings. As a conservative Republican, I turned to my friend, a ...

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Democratic grassroots strength to face test in 2018 midterms - myCentralOregon.com

Google News - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 13:09

myCentralOregon.com

Democratic grassroots strength to face test in 2018 midterms
myCentralOregon.com
Dan Lipinski with a more liberal rival. While it's too early to say the Indivisible movement may have the effect on Democrats that the Tea Party had on Republicans in 2010 — when conservative enthusiasm helped the GOP retake the House but later led to ...

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Democratic grassroots strength to face test in 2018 midterms - WIMS AM 1420

Google News - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 11:46

WIMS AM 1420

Democratic grassroots strength to face test in 2018 midterms
WIMS AM 1420
These progressive soldiers helped flip 15 Virginia state House seats to Democrats in 2017 and got out the vote for Democrat Doug Jones in the December Alabama U.S. Senate race. They have now turned their eyes to the 2018 midterms. There are two big ...

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Former NYT Editor: I Have A Little Obama Doll In My Purse To Help Me Cope With The Trump Presidency - Townhall

Google News - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 08:33

Townhall

Former NYT Editor: I Have A Little Obama Doll In My Purse To Help Me Cope With The Trump Presidency
Townhall
There are many examples of the 2016 election breaking some people more than others. For progressives, the Democratic Party chose Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders, so defeat was not a shocker. Clinton wasn't left wing enough; that's why she lost ...
Former NY Times Executive Editor: 'I Carry A Little Plastic Obama Doll In My Purse'NewsBusters (press release) (blog)

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Democratic grassroots strength to face test in 2018 midterms - ABC News

Google News - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 07:28

ABC News

Democratic grassroots strength to face test in 2018 midterms
ABC News
Dan Lipinski with a more liberal rival. While it's too early to say the Indivisible movement may have the effect on Democrats that the Tea Party had on Republicans in 2010, when conservative enthusiasm helped the GOP retake the House but later led to ...

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GUEST ESSAY: Both political parties should believe in 'openness' - Glens Falls Post-Star

Google News - Sun, 03/11/2018 - 06:03

Glens Falls Post-Star

GUEST ESSAY: Both political parties should believe in 'openness'
Glens Falls Post-Star
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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