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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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How Democrats can ruin the blue wave, in three simple steps - Charlotte Observer

Google News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 14:47

Charlotte Observer

How Democrats can ruin the blue wave, in three simple steps
Charlotte Observer
Except, maybe, if Democrats remind voters why they voted Republican in the first place. That's happening, too. Maybe not enough to stop the wave, but enough that Democrats should worry. How can the inevitable become less than inevitable? Three steps ...

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May primary could determine whether Oregon Legislature's Democrats move left - OregonLive.com

Google News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 10:19

OregonLive.com

May primary could determine whether Oregon Legislature's Democrats move left
OregonLive.com
... status, meaning they would have the three-fifths vote required to pass tax bills without any Republican support. But Democrats are also fighting their own internal battle in the May 15 primary that could determine whether the House and in ...

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The Ghosts of 'New Democrats' Are Haunting Us - Common Dreams

Google News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 09:55

Common Dreams

The Ghosts of 'New Democrats' Are Haunting Us
Common Dreams
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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A Social Scientist on the Liberal-Left Biases of Social Scientists - National Review

Google News - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 06:34

National Review

A Social Scientist on the Liberal-Left Biases of Social Scientists
National Review
After Trump won the Republican nomination, they paid a little more attention. But as soon as Hillary Clinton secured the Democratic nomination, they were right back to believing that Trump's defeat was more or less inevitable. I saw that there was this ...

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The Ghosts of 'New Democrats' Are Haunting Us - Truthdig

Google News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 16:40

Truthdig

The Ghosts of 'New Democrats' Are Haunting Us
Truthdig
Although candidate Clinton had criticized Republican trickle-down economics and spoken about the need for public investment by the federal government, as president he proceeded along the lines of what Washington Post economics reporter Hobart Rowan ...

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Hey Kevin Nicholson: Respect your combat service but that doesn't make you a conservative - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Google News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 12:45

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Hey Kevin Nicholson: Respect your combat service but that doesn't make you a conservative
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"For those who have said that leading Marines in combat in two wars does not qualify as conservative credentials need to look inside them and decide what they think conservative credentials are." Pursuant to Nicholson's instructions, I have looked deep ...

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Be progressive, Democrats, not merely liberal | Opinion - Sun Sentinel

Google News - Tue, 05/01/2018 - 11:07

Sun Sentinel

Be progressive, Democrats, not merely liberal | Opinion
Sun Sentinel
When I was elected to the House of Representatives in 2002, the American left found itself in the wilderness. George W. Bush's approval ratings topped 80 percent. Republicans controlled both chambers of Congress, and the Clinton administration felt ...

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