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'Mind-bending' reversal now has Dems defending FBI, Bush - McClatchy Washington Bureau

Google News - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 05:01

McClatchy Washington Bureau

'Mind-bending' reversal now has Dems defending FBI, Bush
McClatchy Washington Bureau
But with Trump in office, Democrats' memory of the Bush presidency has transformed. Even progressive leaders say the Bush White House seems downright level-headed compared with Trump's administration. "It's mind-bending to find oneself reminiscing ...

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History Warns: Uphill Battle for the GOP in 2018 - National Review

Google News - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 04:44

National Review

History Warns: Uphill Battle for the GOP in 2018
National Review
This came to an end after the Panic of 1893, for which the Democrats under Grover Cleveland got the blame. With the Democrats tagged as the party of recession, the Republicans enjoyed nearly 20 years of total control of the government, only broken by ...

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LOVETT: State Senate Republican's run for governor could disrupt budget talks - New York Daily News

Google News - Mon, 02/05/2018 - 04:02

New York Daily News

LOVETT: State Senate Republican's run for governor could disrupt budget talks
New York Daily News
But this time around, he will be under more pressure to block progressive initiatives pushed by Gov. Cuomo that could hurt his bid to capture the Republican nomination for governor, sources said. It could also reopen the rift between conservative ...

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Think California politics is on the far-left fringe? Just wait for the next elections. - Washington Post

Google News - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 18:00

Washington Post

Think California politics is on the far-left fringe? Just wait for the next elections.
Washington Post
SACRAMENTO — For those who think California politics is on the far-left fringe of the national spectrum, stand by. The next election season, already well underway here, will showcase a younger generation of Democrats that is more liberal and ...

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Does America Need a Third Party? - New York Times

Google News - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 15:22

New York Times

Does America Need a Third Party?
New York Times
The Electoral College, with its disproportionate allocation of bound electors and a winner-take-all result in 48 of 50 states, means that the only viable candidates will always be those who are Democrats or Republicans. Until the Constitution is ...

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District 72 state House race tests political winds - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Google News - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 07:50

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

District 72 state House race tests political winds
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
President Donald Trump's former campaign manager will soon rally GOP voters in Sarasota for Republican state House candidate James Buchanan. Meanwhile, hundreds of small dollar contributions have been pouring in from progressive activists around the ...

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Early gauge of 2018 turnout shows good signs for Democrats - Washington Post

Google News - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 06:05

Washington Post

Early gauge of 2018 turnout shows good signs for Democrats
Washington Post
Democrats are just about as likely as Republicans to say they plan to vote in this year's congressional elections, a break from the two previous midterm elections, in which Republicans were significantly more inclined to vote, according to a Washington ...
“Americans Are Dreamers, Too.”USA Herald
ANALYSIS: Midterm clashes set to define Trump eraABC News
The Case For The Democratic 'Cave'TCT

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With eye on mid-term elections, party activists to caucus in Iowa Monday - Sioux City Journal

Google News - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 04:49

Sioux City Journal

With eye on mid-term elections, party activists to caucus in Iowa Monday
Sioux City Journal
SIOUX CITY | Democratic and Republican activists in Iowa gather Monday night in a series of precinct caucuses to discuss principles, pick delegates and set the course to the important mid-term elections in November. Statewide and county leaders in both ...

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Democrats are having a banner recruiting year — and it could cost them - NBCNews.com

Google News - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 04:46

NBCNews.com

Democrats are having a banner recruiting year — and it could cost them
NBCNews.com
In general, the liberal state's system favors Democrats. This year, for instance, Republicans are likely to be locked out of elections for both governor and Senate, which could depress GOP turnout statewide. But in places with a lot of strong Democrats ...

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Republicans brace for energized Democrats in statehouse races - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Google News - Sun, 02/04/2018 - 02:39

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Republicans brace for energized Democrats in statehouse races
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Matt Walter, president of the Republican State Leadership Committee, the party's national hub for legislative campaigns, said Republicans were on the defense in all but a few states. Citing Democratic turnout in recent special elections, Mr. Walter ...

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Fantasy fight card does not read Rauner vs. Pritzker - Belleville News-Democrat

Google News - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 17:33

Belleville News-Democrat

Fantasy fight card does not read Rauner vs. Pritzker
Belleville News-Democrat
Illinois politics could be so much more interesting were it to act more like a fantasy sports league, where we pick our players and create our own match-ups. The clash of the billionaires for Illinois governor is too predictable to be very interesting ...

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Eric Rumple: Utah lawmakers should admit that science cuts both ways - Salt Lake Tribune

Google News - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 11:46

Salt Lake Tribune

Eric Rumple: Utah lawmakers should admit that science cuts both ways
Salt Lake Tribune
Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune Smoke from wildfires to the west have drifted into northern Utah for the past few days making visibility dismal and air quality less than healthy. Couple climb trail at Ensign Peak Nature Park behind the Utah State ...

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Democrats Lack A Bold National Climate Change Plan In The Trump Era, And It Shows - HuffPost

Google News - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 08:01

HuffPost

Democrats Lack A Bold National Climate Change Plan In The Trump Era, And It Shows
HuffPost
State- and city-level leaders have also provided a groundswell of progressive climate policy ideas. Last summer, the New York State Legislature considered the Climate and Community Protection Act, hailed as one of the most progressive climate bills in ...

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Long Dominant in Statehouses, Republicans Brace for Energized Democrats - New York Times

Google News - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 05:00

New York Times

Long Dominant in Statehouses, Republicans Brace for Energized Democrats
New York Times
Matt Walter, president of the Republican State Leadership Committee, the party's national hub for legislative campaigns, said Republicans were on the defense in all but a few states. Citing Democratic turnout in recent special elections, Mr. Walter ...

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Members of year-old ACT Yakima hope to keep pushing for positive change - Yakima Herald-Republic

Google News - Sat, 02/03/2018 - 02:41

Yakima Herald-Republic

Members of year-old ACT Yakima hope to keep pushing for positive change
Yakima Herald-Republic
We don't want Republicans to become Democrats — we want better Republicans.” ACT Yakima also has canvassed — asking for votes or support — for candidates such as city council member Kay Funk and others who share common progressive ideologies ...

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In City Council, Power Shifts Away From Progressives - New York Times

Google News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 13:54

New York Times

In City Council, Power Shifts Away From Progressives
New York Times
Of the 18 Democrats joining Mr. Johnson on the powerful budget negotiating team, only six are caucus members; under Ms. Mark-Viverito, three-quarters of the team were caucus members. In contrast, some more conservative Council members fared well ...

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Annie Rice is the true progressive Democrat for the 8th Ward - St. Louis American

Google News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 13:33

St. Louis American

Annie Rice is the true progressive Democrat for the 8th Ward
St. Louis American
Neoliberals sometimes stand up for social issues but are relaxed on business and taxes, taking an almost conservative approach. Neoliberals aren't rare on the board, and they often stick together and vote together. Some local progressives even call ...

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Progressive Democrats are using small-money donations to outraise establishment opponents with deep-pocketed ... - Boing Boing

Google News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 12:53

Boing Boing

Progressive Democrats are using small-money donations to outraise establishment opponents with deep-pocketed ...
Boing Boing
In the fourth quarter, she pulled in $195,000, well more than the incumbent Republican Lloyd Smucker, whose haul was just $133,000. Christina Hartman, endorsed by EMILY's List and most of the top Democrats in Pennsylvania, brought in $185,000. For all ...
Lipinski challenger Newman gets backing from SEIU, EMILY's ListChicago Tribune

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Six Insurgent Candidates Just Out-Raised Their Establishment Democratic Opponents - The Intercept

Google News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 11:53

The Intercept

Six Insurgent Candidates Just Out-Raised Their Establishment Democratic Opponents
The Intercept
The fundraising upsets reflect a burst of progressive energy that is also powering Democrats more broadly. Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, challenging Ted Cruz, once again out-raised the Texas senator. The National Journal counted some 30 Democrats out ...
Progressives gang up on LipinskiPolitico
Lipinski challenger Newman gets backing from SEIU, EMILY's ListChicago Tribune

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Tel Aviv Diary: Trump Widens the Partisan Divide over Israel - Newsweek

Google News - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 10:15

Newsweek

Tel Aviv Diary: Trump Widens the Partisan Divide over Israel
Newsweek
What concerns many Israelis is a new report by th e Pew Research Center that reveals a growing partisan divide in America between Democrats and Republicans over support for Israel. In 1979, 45 percent of Democrats and 49 percent of Republicans said ...

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