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Lupe Valdez's immigration record scrutinized as she criticizes Andrew White's 'changing values' - Dallas News

Google News - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 12:05

Dallas News

Lupe Valdez's immigration record scrutinized as she criticizes Andrew White's 'changing values'
Dallas News
"There are things that they want that I can't do." Valdez's conflict with immigration activists signals the quandary facing some progressive voters in the Democratic primary. In Valdez, and her rival Andrew White, they see flawed candidates and worry ...

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The Ghosts of 'New Democrats' Are Haunting Us - Consortium News

Google News - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 10:40

Consortium News

The Ghosts of 'New Democrats' Are Haunting Us
Consortium News
Clinton settled into the White House in early 1993 as the leader of pathbreaking New Democrats. Many media outlets hailed him as a visionary who had overcome left-leaning liberalism to set the party straight. Although candidate Clinton had criticized ...

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Rauner: “We're unifying all Republicans” - The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)

Google News - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 10:38

Rauner: “We're unifying all Republicans
The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
Speaking on WOC AM-1420 in Davenport, Iowa, Rauner declared himself a unifier — not just among Republicans, but also with independents and Democrats. “You know primaries are tough. They're part of the process. I respect the process and now we're all ...

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Democrats Are In Denial About The Supreme Court - HuffPost

Google News - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 09:01

HuffPost

Democrats Are In Denial About The Supreme Court
HuffPost
Democrats are much more likely to indicate that they believe the court is a centrist institution. In addition, while a quarter of Republicans see the court as “very liberal” or “liberal,” only a fifth of Democrats see the court as “very conservative ...

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Poll: Murphy leads Democratic gubernatorial primary with GOP running mate Jolly - Politico

Google News - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 05:27

Politico

Poll: Murphy leads Democratic gubernatorial primary with GOP running mate Jolly
Politico
While critics are sure to accuse Frederick of conducting a push poll that unfairly biased the results, he also made sure to ask Florida Democrats if they preferred a “liberal who is committed to fighting for true progressive policies without compromise ...

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Hollis: Midterm win by Democrats brings peril - Boston Herald

Google News - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 02:51

Hollis: Midterm win by Democrats brings peril
Boston Herald
More than 150 lawsuits alleging violations of due process have been filed since 2011. Other abuses of legal process should get our attention, like the “John Doe” raids conducted in Wisconsin against conservative political activists — later declared ...

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Authoritarian Progressives and a Surprising Lack of Republicans - The Wesleyan Argus

Google News - Fri, 05/04/2018 - 00:18

Authoritarian Progressives and a Surprising Lack of Republicans
The Wesleyan Argus
Something we hear a lot from conservative pundits is that college campuses are “too liberal”, and that they tend to repress conservative thought. Most of us at Wesleyan would probably agree, as the odds of finding right-leaning students here are about ...

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Fusion, Spoilers, and New York's Many Ballot Lines - Gotham Gazette

Google News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 22:56

Gotham Gazette

Fusion, Spoilers, and New York's Many Ballot Lines
Gotham Gazette
For example, the Republican and Conservative parties often back the same candidates for various offices, and they appear set to do so again in this year's gubernatorial race, behind Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro. Governor Cuomo has appeared ...
Cuomo Leads Nixon by 22 Points in New PollNew York Times

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Kentucky Senators get in on WV's Senate GOP primary action - Charleston Gazette-Mail

Google News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 19:35

Charleston Gazette-Mail

Kentucky Senators get in on WV's Senate GOP primary action
Charleston Gazette-Mail
He said the race is a decision for voters between a liberal establishment type and a true conservative. When asked where Blankenship fits on that spectrum, he said Blankenship just doesn't. “Not on the spectrum, I'd say an outlier that really is hard ...

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Hollis: What would a progressive America look like? - Casper Star-Tribune Online

Google News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 18:06

Casper Star-Tribune Online

Hollis: What would a progressive America look like?
Casper Star-Tribune Online
Other abuses of legal process should get our attention, like the “John Doe” raids conducted in Wisconsin against conservative political activists — later declared unconstitutional. In many essential respects, these are of a piece with the conflicting ...

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4 political science lessons from Kanye West's embrace of Donald Trump - Vox

Google News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 13:30

Vox

4 political science lessons from Kanye West's embrace of Donald Trump
Vox
In other words, while black Republicans are rare, black Trump voters aren't uniquely rare. Black Republicans are mostly men, with both Trump and Romney earning three or four times as much support from black men as they did from black women. In the ...
Specter of Free Thought Terrifies Maxine WatersNewsmax

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What Would a Progressive America Look Like? - Townhall

Google News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 11:11

Townhall

What Would a Progressive America Look Like?
Townhall
While the November elections may seem like a long way off (at least for those of us not running for office), we need to be thinking about the consequences of those elections. As I have noted before, Democrats running for office this year have been ...

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Congress, District 4: Republicans have crowded field to choose from in May primary, while DeFazio faces newcomer - NRToday.com

Google News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 11:01

Congress, District 4: Republicans have crowded field to choose from in May primary, while DeFazio faces newcomer
NRToday.com
Strek asserted he has the best chance of mobilizing the Republican base and winning votes from Democrats who are sick of the "Democrat Establishment." He said Robinson has already failed four times, so there's no reason to believe he'd win on a fifth ...

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Who is Paula Jean Swearengin? - Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Google News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 10:21

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Who is Paula Jean Swearengin?
Bluefield Daily Telegraph
Sanders landed 124,700 votes in West Virginia during the 2016 primary election, or 51.4 percent of the Democratic vote. He won every county in the state. With a similar platform as Sanders, Swearengin is hoping to garner that same enthusiasm among the ...

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Do Democrats Want an Anti-Trump, or Their Own Trump? - Politico

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

Politico

Do Democrats Want an Anti-Trump, or Their Own Trump?
Politico
The Gwen Graham who ran in a conservative district in 2014 did sound less progressive than the Gwen Graham who's running in a statewide Democratic primary in 2018. She didn't complain much about Republican misrule then, and she doesn't talk much about ...

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After Garland Defeat, New Group Hopes to Draw Democrats to Judicial Battlefield - New York Times

Google News - Thu, 05/03/2018 - 05:00

New York Times

After Garland Defeat, New Group Hopes to Draw Democrats to Judicial Battlefield
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Democrats learned the hard way in 2016 that the right is much more animated by judicial fights after Republicans' refusal to consider the Supreme Court nomination of Merrick B. Garland helped rally conservative voters behind Donald J ...
Three ways Democrats might blow the blue wave electionCharlotte Observer

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Who is Paula Jean Swearengin? - Beckley Register-Herald

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

Beckley Register-Herald

Who is Paula Jean Swearengin?
Beckley Register-Herald
Sanders landed 124,700 votes in West Virginia during the 2016 primary election, or 51.4 percent of the Democratic vote. He won every county in the state. With a similar platform as Sanders, Swearengin is hoping to garner that same enthusiasm among the ...

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Two congressional leaders from New York is not too many - City & State

Google News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 22:39

City & State

Two congressional leaders from New York is not too many
City & State
One reason, according to progressive activists at the time, was that many leading Democrats, including Daschle and Gephardt, failed to articulate a clear alternative to the GOP, most notably by voting to authorize the Iraq war. Some analysts attributed ...

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What Would a Progressive America Look Like? - Creators Syndicate

Google News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 22:10

Creators Syndicate

What Would a Progressive America Look Like?
Creators Syndicate
In many essential respects, these are of a piece with the conflicting standards we increasingly see applied by the FBI and the Department of Justice, the Federal Election Commission and even the IRS — to Democrats or progressives versus Republicans or ...

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The Democrats' New New Deal - Commentary Magazine

Google News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 17:39

Commentary Magazine

The Democrats' New New Deal
Commentary Magazine
Thus, Democratic rhetoric about the virtue of private enterprise over public “investments” is credulously reprinted without the kind of scorn or skepticism reserved for dubious Republican talking points. Just in time for the 2018 midterms, Democrats ...

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