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Black politics 2.0: The post-Obama generation is so done with the Democratic Party's old ways - Washington Post

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 07:05

Washington Post

Black politics 2.0: The post-Obama generation is so done with the Democratic Party's old ways
Washington Post
As Georgia's Stacey Abrams, 44, the former state House minority leader who is running to become the nation's first black female governor, told a cheering audience at a conference of progressives last year: “We have the power to declare that black lives ...

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The four most important races in Texas's Tuesday primaries - Washington Post

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 07:01

CNN

The four most important races in Texas's Tuesday primaries
Washington Post
The 2018 congressional election season has officially begun, and Tuesday brings the first congressional primaries of the season, in Texas. If the state attracts any political drama, it's normally centered on Republicans. And there's some of that going ...
Democrats are taking a dangerous gamble in TexasCNN
The Primaries Project: What to expect in the 2018 MidtermsBrookings Institution (blog)
Democratic turnout in Texas may not translate to many winsCBS News
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The dark roots of AIPAC, 'America's Pro-Israel Lobby' - Washington Post

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 06:53

Mondoweiss

The dark roots of AIPAC, 'America's Pro-Israel Lobby'
Washington Post
A political progressive, Kenen found his strongest support on Capitol Hill among liberal Democrats, and his toughest opponents were conservative Midwestern Republicans and Southern Democrats. In contrast to his brash successors at AIPAC, Kenen's ...
AIPAC Aims To Appeal To Progressives As Conference OpensNPR
Nine reasons Israel is not a 'progressive paradise'Mondoweiss
In outreach to progressives, AIPAC airs a hearty endorsement of the two-state solutionSt. Louis Jewish Light

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Texas primaries a weathervane for Democrats - Reuters TV

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 05:29

Reuters TV

Texas primaries a weathervane for Democrats
Reuters TV
... >> The 2018 election season kicks off on Tuesday, Democrats and Republicans in Texas select their candidates for governor, congress and local races too. The year's first primary election is giving an early glimpse of voter sentiment as Democrats ...

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AIPAC Aims To Appeal To Progressives As Conference Opens - NPR

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 05:02

Mondoweiss

AIPAC Aims To Appeal To Progressives As Conference Opens
NPR
Netanyahu leads a nation that enjoys bipartisan support in the U.S. But his relations were so frosty with President Obama and so warm with President Trump that the new head of AIPAC, Mort Fridman, worries about liberals being pushed away. (SOUNDBITE OF ...
Nine reasons Israel is not a 'progressive paradise'Mondoweiss
In outreach to progressives, AIPAC airs a hearty endorsement of the two-state solutionSt. Louis Jewish Light
Teaneck doctor seeks bipartisan unity as president of pro-Israel group AIPACNorthJersey.com

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Democrats' big Texas turnout may not translate to many wins - Journal Times

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 00:40

Journal Times

Democrats' big Texas turnout may not translate to many wins
Journal Times
One of the Democrats leaving his House seat, former punk rock guitarist Beto O'Rourke, has generated national buzz in his uphill bid against Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. Neither faced serious primary challengers but O'Rourke has outraised Cruz and ...

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Democrats' big Texas turnout may not translate to many wins - Virginian-Pilot

Google News - Tue, 03/06/2018 - 00:29

Democrats' big Texas turnout may not translate to many wins
Virginian-Pilot
One of the Democrats leaving his House seat, former punk rock guitarist Beto O'Rourke, has generated national buzz in his uphill bid against Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. Neither faced serious primary challengers but O'Rourke has outraised Cruz and ...

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Texas Primaries - Texarkana Gazette

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 21:25

Texarkana Gazette

Texas Primaries
Texarkana Gazette
Many of our readers are conservatives who identify with the Republican Party. Others would consider themselves more progressive or liberal and tend to vote for Democrats. Well if you live in Texas, today's the day when you get to express your opinion ...

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California Is Not As Liberal As You Think - Slate Magazine

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 16:37

BuzzFeed News

California Is Not As Liberal As You Think
Slate Magazine
Even in regions like conservative Orange County, the political tides seem to be shifting. Two of the county's Republican congressmen, Ed Royce and Darrell Issa, announced their retirements in January, likely sensing, as Democratic leaders have, that ...
The Primaries Project: What to expect in the 2018 MidtermsBrookings Institution (blog)
Democrats Think They Have A Shot At Winning This Conservative Texas District — But They Can't Agree On HowBuzzFeed News
Texas Is Kicking Off the First Round of the Trump MidtermsVICE
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Democrats are taking a dangerous gamble in Texas - CNN

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 15:36

CNN

Democrats are taking a dangerous gamble in Texas
CNN
Moser, a writer and progressive activist, was accused by the party of being an opportunist and Washington insider who moved home just to run for Congress. Yeah, so what? It happens, and legally. Tradition dictates, though, that party organizations ...

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Democrats are taking a dangerous gamble in Texas - CNN

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 15:34

CNN

Democrats are taking a dangerous gamble in Texas
CNN
Moser, a writer and progressive activist, was accused by the party of being an opportunist and Washington insider who moved home just to run for Congress. Yeah, so what? It happens, and legally. Tradition dictates, though, that party organizations ...
Democrats' strong-arm strategy faces big test in TexasPolitico
The Daily 202: Democratic committees divided over playing in primaries, with Texas as ground zeroWashington Post

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Stop wringing your hands about the battles among Democrats - Washington Post

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 13:47

Washington Post

Stop wringing your hands about the battles among Democrats
Washington Post
In 1964, as the National Review was trying to determine which Republican to support for president, the magazine's leader, William F. Buckley, articulated what would become known as the Buckley Rule: They would support “the rightwardmost viable ...
Pro-Life Democrat Facing Primary Challenge Says 'Democrats Have Chased People Out of the Party'Washington Free Beacon

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Conservative California lawyer suing to expose Google bias - SFGate

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 13:18

SFGate

Conservative California lawyer suing to expose Google bias
SFGate
Dhillon, 49, is in America's progressive hub summoning her own life experience to craft a novel legal argument that posits Damore in her own mold: a conservative in a liberal bubble demanding and using free-speech rights. Dhillon won't say whether she ...

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Nearby successes don't disprove conservatism - News & Observer

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 10:19

News & Observer

Nearby successes don't disprove conservatism
News & Observer
The story of North Carolina's economic performance is, in other words, both more complicated and more impressive than progressive critics have presented. More to the point, do they really want to point to the likes of South Carolina, Georgia, and ...

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On the Left: Extreme rhetoric tires me - Fairfield Daily Republic

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 08:31

On the Left: Extreme rhetoric tires me
Fairfield Daily Republic
Is anyone out there as shocked as I am with the shrill, hateful voices in politics today? It's not just Wayne LaPierre saying that it's not guns “socialists” are after, it's every single freedom we enjoy. Are you tired of hearing that thus-and-so will ...

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The Lawyer Who Wants to Make Silicon Valley a Safe Space for Conservatives - Bloomberg

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 08:00

Bloomberg

The Lawyer Who Wants to Make Silicon Valley a Safe Space for Conservatives
Bloomberg
Dhillon, 49, is in America's progressive hub summoning her own life experience to craft a novel legal argument that posits Damore in her own mold: a conservative in a liberal bubble demanding and using free-speech rights. Dhillon won't say whether she ...

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One Democrat Is Running for Congress—but Not Against Trump - The Atlantic

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 07:48

Washington Examiner

One Democrat Is Running for Congress—but Not Against Trump
The Atlantic
“He's a smart kid, and the people around him are smart and know that you can't run as a traditional Democrat in that seat,” the strategist told me. “He's trying to walk the line and appease Democrats and Republicans, but the problem is every time he ...
Is Conor Lamb the new model Democrat? Or will progressives come for him next?Washington Examiner

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Why It's Hard for Conservatives to Date in DC Right Now - Washingtonian.com

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 06:34

Washingtonian.com

Why It's Hard for Conservatives to Date in DC Right Now
Washingtonian.com
While Republicans say the line between textbook conservatism and Trumpism is blurred frequently, most Democrats I spoke with say they can distinguish a difference between those in favor of the administration and Never Trump-ers. “If you're dating ...

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Victory in sight for Democrats defying Warren on bank bill - Politico

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 05:10

Politico

Victory in sight for Democrats defying Warren on bank bill
Politico
Republicans and Democrats in the Senate are poised to pass a bill this week that would relax key banking regulations, steamrolling opposition from outspoken liberals like Sen. Elizabeth Warren who have built their careers calling for tougher oversight ...
This week: Congress takes up banking reform as gun debate stallsThe Hill (blog)

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The Primaries Project: What to expect in the 2018 Midterms - Brookings Institution (blog)

Google News - Mon, 03/05/2018 - 04:06

Brookings Institution (blog)

The Primaries Project: What to expect in the 2018 Midterms
Brookings Institution (blog)
Progressive Democratic candidates made up nearly 30 percent of Democratic primary candidates in 2016. Conservative Republican candidates made up 50 percent of Republican primary candidates in 2016. The top issues mentioned by Republican candidates in ...
The battle for Congress kicks off in TexasPolitico
Primaries shapes future for candidates and their partiesSan Antonio Express-News

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