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What It's Like to Be a College Conservative in 2018 - Daily Signal

Google News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 14:55

Daily Signal

What It's Like to Be a College Conservative in 2018
Daily Signal
In an ironic twist, several of the problems I've experienced from being a social and fiscal conservative have been largely bipartisan. Both Democrats and Republicans alike have spurned my friendship, or the friendship of my fellow club members. That ...

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Primaries head to Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington next week - Center for Responsive Politics

Google News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 14:08

Center for Responsive Politics

Primaries head to Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and Washington next week
Center for Responsive Politics
Vulnerable Republicans, open seats in the House and underdog candidates seeking to repeat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's intraparty upset in New York are among the storylines heading into Tuesday's primaries in Kansas, Michigan, Missouri and ... Tuesday is ...

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Kansas Democrats accuse Yoder, dark money group of meddling in primary - The State

Google News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 13:42

The State

Kansas Democrats accuse Yoder, dark money group of meddling in primary
The State
“(Yoder) has now gone yet another bridge too far — calling in Republican dark money to elevate an opponent of his choosing, rather than answer to his constituents for his egregious votes,” said Democratic candidates Sharice Davids and Tom Niermann in ...

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Kansas Democrats accuse Yoder, dark money group of meddling in primary - McClatchy Washington Bureau

Google News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 13:42

McClatchy Washington Bureau

Kansas Democrats accuse Yoder, dark money group of meddling in primary
McClatchy Washington Bureau
“(Yoder) has now gone yet another bridge too far — calling in Republican dark money to elevate an opponent of his choosing, rather than answer to his constituents for his egregious votes,” said Democratic candidates Sharice Davids and Tom Niermann in ...
2018 midterms: Four state primaries Tuesday will measure GOP vulnerability, Democratic tensionsKOKI FOX 23

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Davidson: Unite America's common-sense middle - Carroll County Times

Google News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 13:03

Davidson: Unite America's common-sense middle
Carroll County Times
The problem is that once you elect them they pursue the most liberal or conservative of agendas. ... The economic conservatives tried to splinter out into a “tea party” movement which was rapidly reined in by the Republicans before they became an ...

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“The Conservative Movement . . . Has Become a Racket”: Steve Schmidt Is Starting a Pod Save America for Never ... - Vanity Fair

Google News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 12:53

Vanity Fair

“The Conservative Movement . . . Has Become a Racket”: Steve Schmidt Is Starting a Pod Save America for Never ...
Vanity Fair
Ever since Steve Schmidt's high-profile defection from the G.O.P. and his embrace of the Democratic Party in June, the chattering classes have been conjecturing about the next career move for the veteran political operative, P.R. pro, cable-news ...

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Progressive insurgents are backing activist Democrats. Is this trend taking hold in Texas? - Dallas News

Google News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 12:25

Dallas News

Progressive insurgents are backing activist Democrats. Is this trend taking hold in Texas?
Dallas News
She is one of nine remaining congressional candidates in Texas who has been endorsed by a national insurgent organization -- one that has backed progressive challengers to incumbent Democrats. That amounts to one quarter of ... The others face ...

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2018 midterms: Four state primaries Tuesday will measure GOP vulnerability, Democratic tensions - KIIITV.com

Google News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 06:20

KIIITV.com

2018 midterms: Four state primaries Tuesday will measure GOP vulnerability, Democratic tensions
KIIITV.com
The contests spotlight key dynamics driving the 2018 election cycle: the rash of Republican retirements, which have created pickup opportunities for Democrats; the bevy of women candidates, often political neophytes, mounting formidable federal bids ...

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2018 midterms: Four state primaries Tuesday will measure GOP vulnerability, Democratic tensions - USA TODAY

Google News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 06:00

USA TODAY

2018 midterms: Four state primaries Tuesday will measure GOP vulnerability, Democratic tensions
USA TODAY
Republicans have a lock on all six statewide elected offices, from governor to insurance commissioner. The state has an all-GOP congressional delegation. And President Donald Trump carried Kansas by more than 20 points in 2016. But in 2018, Democrats ...

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Anti-Trump fervor runs hot at liberal summit - Politico

Google News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 05:14

Politico

Anti-Trump fervor runs hot at liberal summit
Politico
NEW ORLEANS — Centrist Democrats for months have nudged the party's left flank to avoid the kind of strident partisanship and outright provocations that Donald Trump could seize on to whip up Republicans voters in the midterms. The response from the ...

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Is There Room to Be Anti-Abortion in Today's Democratic Party? - POLITICO Magazine

Google News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 05:04

POLITICO Magazine

Is There Room to Be Anti-Abortion in Today's Democratic Party?
POLITICO Magazine
A small slice of the electorate can't stomach Trump even when he enacts policies they support, and can't get behind the Republican Party's positions on other issues like health care and voting rights. ... the party won't win majorities in Congress ...

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MY VIEW: A Speaker of the House Jordan would be a breath of fresh air - Therogersvillereview

Google News - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 00:11

MY VIEW: A Speaker of the House Jordan would be a breath of fresh air
Therogersvillereview
You will likely be hearing it a lot in the weeks ahead as Democrats, the liberal left, and a trainload of RINOs (Republicans in Name Only) come out of the woodwork to go after the Ohio Congressman who last week announced that he will officially be a ...

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KEVIN FOLEY: Don't listen to what conservatives say; Watch what progressives do - MDJOnline.com

Google News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 21:41

MDJOnline.com

KEVIN FOLEY: Don't listen to what conservatives say; Watch what progressives do
MDJOnline.com
But Republicans sabotaged it. In 2013, for example, Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said his department would do “everything in our power to be an obstructionist.” Conservative duplicity backfired because the national discussion now is ...

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Horse-riding, gun-owning Democrat shakes up Idaho governor's race - CNN

Google News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 20:28

CNN

Horse-riding, gun-owning Democrat shakes up Idaho governor's race
CNN
But Jordan, an Idaho state legislator, has already bucked the trend, keeping her seat in a historically Republican rural district when a number of her fellow Democratic state legislators were defeated in the 2016 Trump wave. She was first elected in ...

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#NeverTrump Conservatives Should Not Become Democrats - Commentary Magazine

Google News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 17:46

Commentary Magazine

#NeverTrump Conservatives Should Not Become Democrats
Commentary Magazine
Scher began by noting that a few influential Trump critics in the conservative movement have left the Republican Party in the Trump era, and a few are even rooting for a Democratic takeover of one or both chambers of Congress in November ...
Trump's favorite countyFox News
Colorado Republicans Hold a One-Seat Majority in the State Senate. These Two Democrats Could Flip the Chamber ...The 74
Senate rejects new money for election securityFOX 29

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How Republican Hypocrisy Lifts Social Democrats - New York Times

Google News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 14:47

New York Times

How Republican Hypocrisy Lifts Social Democrats
New York Times
Bernie Sanders's 2016 campaign galvanized progressive support for the idea of Democratic Socialism, and this year, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has embraced not only the label but also a blue-sky vision of American socialism — free public college, a jobs ...

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Voting is your duty - Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald

Google News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 14:02

Voting is your duty
Courier-Gazette & Camden Herald
Repeating, there is no message here for Democrats, progressives, liberals or Socialists. But, my Republican, conservative, Libertarian, and capitalist associates, that fact better change for us this year. Some may be frustrated by the primary results ...

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In Georgia, Democrats are changing their strategy - The Economist

Google News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 12:16

The Economist

In Georgia, Democrats are changing their strategy
The Economist
For an answer to the first question, look at the Republican primary for governor of Florida. Late last year Ron DeSantis was considered a long shot. Staunchly conservative but little known outside his congressional district, he faced Adam Putnam, a ...

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Sports broadcaster Dale Hansen, 'a fat, white guy in a deep red state,' is an unlikely liberal hero - Washington Post

Google News - Thu, 08/02/2018 - 11:28

Washington Post

Sports broadcaster Dale Hansen, 'a fat, white guy in a deep red state,' is an unlikely liberal hero
Washington Post
In an interview this week, Hansen talked about going “Unplugged,” and how a sportscaster in Texas finds the time and authority to share a progressive message with a viewership that might not want to listen. Questions and answers .... are admittedly a ...

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