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Is Conor Lamb the new model Democrat? Or will progressives come for him next? - Washington Examiner

Google News - Sun, 03/04/2018 - 00:20

Washington Examiner

Is Conor Lamb the new model Democrat? Or will progressives come for him next?
Washington Examiner
Lamb's position on guns (he supports no new legislation on gun control) and his public denunciations of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi could help Democrats take this seat. The question is whether Conor Lamb is an anomaly. Notably, he did not win ...

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LaHood's inflammatory ad push highlights ideological differences with Gonzales - San Antonio Express-News

Google News - Sun, 03/04/2018 - 00:12

LaHood's inflammatory ad push highlights ideological differences with Gonzales
San Antonio Express-News
'Mr. DA, are you a Democrat or Republican when you're seeking justice for my loved one that's dead?'” LaHood said. He recalled growing up in a time “where the Democratic Party was truly inclusive,” allowing its members to lean conservative or liberal ...

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Democratic Party's Abandonment of Pro-Life Incumbent Shows Fractures Within Party - legal Insurrection (blog)

Google News - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 20:07

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Democratic Party's Abandonment of Pro-Life Incumbent Shows Fractures Within Party
legal Insurrection (blog)
Lipinski represents a largely Democrat district, yet he is as conservative as Democrats come: pro-life and he voted against Obamacare, same-sex marriage, and immigration reforms. At first, I thought, maybe Democrats aren't backing him because it's a ...

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Do the Democrats Need to Nominate a Centrist to Win the Texas Seventh? - The New Yorker

Google News - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 14:52

The New Yorker

Do the Democrats Need to Nominate a Centrist to Win the Texas Seventh?
The New Yorker
There are now six candidates in the Democratic primary, and four of them are remarkably strong. National Democrats have focussed their attention on the race, as the Seventh is exactly the type of district—not a swing normally, and a stretch this year ...

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Progressive Democrats leading charge to steer California party to left - San Francisco Chronicle

Google News - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 09:02

San Francisco Chronicle

Progressive Democrats leading charge to steer California party to left
San Francisco Chronicle
But for Democrats desperate to flip conservative-leaning congressional districts now held by Republicans, there's concern that the party's move to the left may be taking them where most California voters don't want to go. A January statewide poll of 1 ...
Progressives in California push state Dems further leftSeattle Times

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Jeff Bell: A Catholic stuck between political labels - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Google News - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 04:15

Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Jeff Bell: A Catholic stuck between political labels
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Months later, a coalition formed to explore whether Casey should challenge President Clinton in 1996, running on progressive economics and cultural conservatism. Pro-life Democrats like Sargent Shriver and his wife, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, were ...
Alliance between GOP, evangelicals precariousArkansas Online

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Alliance between GOP, evangelicals precarious - Arkansas Online

Google News - Sat, 03/03/2018 - 02:53

Alliance between GOP, evangelicals precarious
Arkansas Online
An old-school Catholic Democrat, Casey had been denied a speaking slot during platform debates. On the convention floor, delegates were selling buttons showing him dressed as the pope -- since he opposed abortion. Months later, a coalition formed to ...

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