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Candidates must grasp why educators oppose standardized tests - Orlando Sentinel

Google News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 17:15

Orlando Sentinel

Candidates must grasp why educators oppose standardized tests
Orlando Sentinel
Conservatives and progressives, Democrats and Republicans, will surely agree that schooling's primary purpose is improving learner ability to think, from which it follows that policies that impose and perpetuate the use of commercially produced, ...

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Trump Ally Roger Stone Dumped From Speaker's List At Cannabis Conference - BuzzFeed News

Google News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 16:54

BuzzFeed News

Trump Ally Roger Stone Dumped From Speaker's List At Cannabis Conference
BuzzFeed News
"I am going to be working with a coalition of Republicans and Democrats, progressives and libertarians, liberals, and conservatives to persuade President Trump to keep his campaign pledge, and to remind the president that he took a strong and ...

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How state politics have changed - Asheboro Courier Tribune

Google News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 14:45

Asheboro Courier Tribune

How state politics have changed
Asheboro Courier Tribune
But conservative Democrats regularly defeated progressive bills with Republican help, and they could pass much of their own agenda that way also. Progressives could get a few votes from liberal, urban Republicans. (No kidding!) Republicans could get ...

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DACA reaction shows how immigration has become a litmus test for Democrats - Sunbury Daily Item

Google News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 12:05

Washington Post

DACA reaction shows how immigration has become a litmus test for Democrats
Sunbury Daily Item
Three in four Democrats were white 25 years ago. Now, it's just 57 percent. A breed of Blue Dogs has become endangered, if not extinct. Conservative Democrats a generation ago, especially whites in the South, are now Republicans. -- Jim Manley, who was ...
Democrats seek upper hand in DACA negotiationsWashington Post
Daca: what has been the reaction from conservative thinkers?The Guardian
DACA Plan Could Begin GOP BattleDTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
New York Times -The American Interest -The Hill
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Amnesty For DACA Beneficiaries Will Destroy The Republican Party - Highland Community News (subscription)

Google News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 11:27

Amnesty For DACA Beneficiaries Will Destroy The Republican Party
Highland Community News (subscription)
They see immigrants from poor countries, especially those who owe their legal status to special treatment from politicians, as a rich source of votes for Big Government Democrats and their liberal welfare dependency programs. And there's a good ... Add ...

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Virginia Man Sues GOP for Fraud After Obamacare Repeal Failure - Newsmax

Google News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 10:05

Newsmax

Virginia Man Sues GOP for Fraud After Obamacare Repeal Failure
Newsmax
“[Blackwell] argued that 'progressives' had taken over the Democratic Party and seemed to lament that 'conservatives' had not yet taken over the Republican Party.” Heghmann struck while the outrage was hot, filing just a week after Curator of the ...

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Ideology rules today's partisanship - Lincoln Times-News

Google News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 09:15

HuffPost

Ideology rules today's partisanship
Lincoln Times-News
But conservative Democrats regularly defeated progressive bills with Republican help, and they could pass much of their own agenda that way, also. Progressives could get a few votes from liberal, urban ... The parties are no longer wide umbrellas ...
Ideology rules today's partisanship | The Wilson TimesThe Wilson Times (subscription)

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Ideology rules today's partisanship - Stanly News & Press

Google News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 09:04

Stanly News & Press

Ideology rules today's partisanship
Stanly News & Press
But conservative Democrats regularly defeated progressive bills with Republican help, and they could pass much of their own agenda that way, also. Progressives could get a few votes from liberal, urban ... The parties are no longer wide umbrellas ...
Commentary: Putting truth in a cageThe Statehouse File
5 questions for Democrats as Congress returnsGant Daily

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Grace Notes: Slowly, quietly, John Bel Edwards getting some national notice - The Advocate

Google News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 08:02

The Advocate

Grace Notes: Slowly, quietly, John Bel Edwards getting some national notice
The Advocate
It's also one way he sets himself apart from the national party, which is a tried and true tradition among Democrats hoping to compete in conservative Louisiana. Lately, though, Edwards has been dipping his toe into the national waters a bit — not ...

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State columnist: Ideology rules today's partisanship - Asheville Citizen-Times

Google News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 07:55

Asheville Citizen-Times

State columnist: Ideology rules today's partisanship
Asheville Citizen-Times
But conservative Democrats regularly defeated progressive bills with Republican help, and they could pass much of their own agenda that way, also. Progressives could get a few votes from liberal, urban Republicans. (No kidding!) Republicans could get ...

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The Daily 202: DACA reaction shows how immigration has become a litmus test for Democrats - Washington Post

Google News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 07:16

Washington Post

The Daily 202: DACA reaction shows how immigration has become a litmus test for Democrats
Washington Post
Three in four Democrats were white 25 years ago. Now, it's just 57 percent. A breed of Blue Dogs has become endangered, if not extinct. Conservative Democrats a generation ago, especially whites in the South, are now Republicans. -- Jim Manley, who was ...
DACA Plan Could Begin GOP BattleDTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
On DACA, President Trump Has No Easy PathNew York Times
The DACA Fight and the End of PoliticsThe American Interest
Breitbart News -The Hill
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The Failure of the Republican Party to Successfully Connect with the Jewish Community - The Jewish Voice

Google News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 02:28

The Jewish Voice

The Failure of the Republican Party to Successfully Connect with the Jewish Community
The Jewish Voice
Other New York area Republican candidates whose messages have been promulgated in the Jewish and conservative media include Rob Astorino, the Westchester County Executive. ... as no surprise to any died-in-the-wool New Yorker who understands that their ...

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Paul O'Connor: Ideology matters more than partisanship - Rocky Mount Telegram

Google News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:06

Rocky Mount Telegram

Paul O'Connor: Ideology matters more than partisanship
Rocky Mount Telegram
Progressives could get a few votes from liberal, urban Republicans. (No kidding!) Republicans could get bills passed by secretly finding a conservative Democrat to sponsor them. The Democratic balance changed in the early 1990s, and progressives took ...
Paul O'Connor: Ideology rules today's partisanshipLexington Dispatch
Ideology rules today's partisanship | The Wilson TimesThe Wilson Times (subscription)

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Trump, Clinton Voters Divided Over a Changing America - NBCNews.com

Google News - Wed, 09/06/2017 - 00:01

NBCNews.com

Trump, Clinton Voters Divided Over a Changing America
NBCNews.com
According to the survey, 85 percent of liberals, 81 percent of Clinton voters, 77 percent of Democrats, 69 percent of those ages 18-34 and 65 percent of those living in urban areas say they're comfortable with a changing America. By contrast, just 28 ...

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Dueling new books by Flake and D'Souza highlight the crisis in the modern right - Kansas City Star (blog)

Google News - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 19:49

Kansas City Star (blog)

Dueling new books by Flake and D'Souza highlight the crisis in the modern right
Kansas City Star (blog)
... Ronald Reagan. For Flake, as for many Republican critics of the current president, Goldwater-to-Reagan conservatism is the true faith that Trump has profaned, to which the right must return if it wishes to be public-spirited again. ... The ...

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Democrats seek upper hand in DACA negotiations - Washington Post

Google News - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 19:42

Washington Post

Democrats seek upper hand in DACA negotiations
Washington Post
Despite Democratic calls to hold a “clean” up-or-down vote on legislation protecting “dreamers,” senior GOP aides said that is not likely to happen given the strong opposition to doing so among conservative lawmakers. ... no way in hell we'll allow ...
DACA Plan Could Begin GOP BattleDTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
The DACA Fight and the End of PoliticsThe American Interest
On DACA, President Trump Has No Easy PathNew York Times
Breitbart News -The Hill
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JUSTIN SALTERS: Let's put down our smartphones and look each other in the eye - The Bakersfield Californian

Google News - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 18:52

The Bakersfield Californian

JUSTIN SALTERS: Let's put down our smartphones and look each other in the eye
The Bakersfield Californian
Our times call for communities of intellectually courageous individuals who possess the virtue and modesty to acknowledge that not one of us has a monopoly on truth, Republicans or Democrats, conservatives or progressives. We need to ... The Village ...

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Hillary Clinton is right about Bernie Sanders - CNN

Google News - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 17:55

CNN

Hillary Clinton is right about Bernie Sanders
CNN
In it, according to excerpts posted by a group of Clinton supporters, she criticizes her primary opponent, Bernie Sanders, for running to be the Democratic nominee while not actually being a Democrat, and for targeting her in a campaign of character ...

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Mad About DACA? Win Some Elections. - POLITICO Magazine

Google News - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 16:19

Commentary Magazine

Mad About DACA? Win Some Elections.
POLITICO Magazine
In both the immigration and health care arenas, the Democrats' loss of power at every level below the presidency has meant that even some of the signature achievements of a progressive president have been built on structurally weak foundations ...
DACA and the Conservative's DilemmaCommentary Magazine
DACA Plan Could Begin GOP BattleDTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
The DACA Fight and the End of PoliticsThe American Interest
The Hill
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Ideology Rules Today's Partisanship - The Mountaineer (subscription)

Google News - Tue, 09/05/2017 - 15:04

Ideology Rules Today's Partisanship
The Mountaineer (subscription)
But conservative Democrats regularly defeated progressive bills with Republican help, and they could pass much of their own agenda that way, also. Progressives could get a few votes from liberal, urban ... The parties are no longer wide umbrellas ...

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