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Polarization means few voters slit their tickets - The Wilson Times

Google News - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 21:43

The Wilson Times

Polarization means few voters slit their tickets
The Wilson Times
Historical patterns of conservative Democrats in places like North Carolina and liberal Republicans in places like Connecticut have run their course. The two major parties have sorted themselves ideologically. Voters have followed suit. ... It ...
JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Few voters actually split their ticketsStatesville Record & Landmark

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Liberals Are Crushing Conservatives on Facebook Ad Spending - The Atlantic

Google News - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 16:53

The Atlantic

Liberals Are Crushing Conservatives on Facebook Ad Spending
The Atlantic
Trump continues to be the largest Republican spender on ads. In many statewide races, Facebook ads still ... MoveOn, a progressive advocacy group, spent $541,000. And Tom Steyer's Need to Impeach campaign ... While paid media on Facebook slants ...

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Can Andrew Gillum Break Republicans' Winning Streak in Florida? - Governing

Google News - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 16:39

Governing

Can Andrew Gillum Break Republicans' Winning Streak in Florida?
Governing
"Gillum is too liberal to have won any Florida statewide election in the past 30 years, but he is well on his way to winning this one," says Aubrey Jewett, a political scientist at the University of Central Florida. There's no question, however, that ...
Never-Trump Republicans who want to burn down the house in Florida look to GillumMiami Herald
Gillum's Dilemma: Florida Is Actually Five StatesNew York Times
Do Never-Trumpers matter? We're about to find out.Tampa Bay Times
U.S. News & World Report
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JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Few voters actually split their tickets - Statesville Record & Landmark

Google News - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 16:19

Statesville Record & Landmark

JOHN HOOD COLUMN: Few voters actually split their tickets
Statesville Record & Landmark
The primary explanation, according to most analysts, is that the parties have become more ideologically standardized. Historical patterns of conservative Democrats in places like North Carolina and liberal Republicans in places like Connecticut have ...

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Land O'Lakes withdraws support for GOP Rep. Steve King after boycott calls - Washington Post

Google News - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 11:20

Washington Post

Land O'Lakes withdraws support for GOP Rep. Steve King after boycott calls
Washington Post
The news about Land O' Lakes's donation was amplified by prominent liberals: Former presidential candidate Howard Dean and former ThinkProgress editor in chief Judd Legum tweeted about it, as well as TV host Soledad O'Brien. Each of their ... [Ben and ...
Land O'Lakes faces boycott calls over its donation to GOP Rep. Steve KingNew Haven Register

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Why the relationship between religion and politics is more complicated than you think - Watertown Public Opinion

Google News - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 09:43

Watertown Public Opinion

Why the relationship between religion and politics is more complicated than you think
Watertown Public Opinion
LaBerge spent many years attending a politically progressive, mainline Protestant church. She's a registered Republican and ... Recent research shows "people who are politically centrist or liberal will drop their religious affiliation because they ...

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Commentator 2018 Midterm Election Poll: A Detailed Analysis - The Commentator

Google News - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 09:07

Commentator 2018 Midterm Election Poll: A Detailed Analysis
The Commentator
... Republican, versus 28 percent who identify as Democrats or lean Democratic. YU undergrads similarly tend to lean conservative, with 50 percent of students identifying themselves as somewhat or very conservative versus only 23 percent who are ...

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The Hosts of Pod Save America Are Embracing the 'Partisan' Label - The Atlantic

Google News - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 08:42

The Atlantic

The Hosts of Pod Save America Are Embracing the 'Partisan' Label
The Atlantic
In the lead-up to the 2016 presidential election, they offered their perspectives from campaigns past, discussed strategies for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, and commented, aghast, on the rise of Republican nominee Donald Trump. “I thought of ...

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Liberal insurgents battle centrist Democrats as midterms loom - The Guardian

Google News - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 06:00

The Guardian

Liberal insurgents battle centrist Democrats as midterms loom
The Guardian
Unlike the Tea Party wave of 2010, when Republican voters replaced establishment favorites and moderate dealmakers with fire-breathing conservatives and ideological purists, no sitting Democratic senator lost a seat this cycle. Far from the rule ...
Illinois politics: Conservative women need not applyChicago Tribune
7 key races that tell the story of the 2018 midtermsSand Hills Express
America Is at a Midterm Crossroads. Let Us Count the WaysRoll Call
Dallas Observer
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The Democrats' Culture Divide - Politico

Google News - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 05:23

Politico

The Democrats' Culture Divide
Politico
Indivisible was mostly dedicated to flipping Republican seats to Democrats, or at least nudging moderate Democrats to the left. Bonthius' district, however, was already represented by a liberal Democrat, Joe Crowley, a 10-term incumbent who served as ...

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Axios 8 update: Democrats aren't running the table - Axios

Google News - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 04:52

Axios

Axios 8 update: Democrats aren't running the table
Axios
But that may not be enough to matter, because there have been “1 million more conservative votes than there are liberal or progressive votes” in recent statewide elections, per the Dallas Morning News. 2. Ohio gubernatorial: The polls show Democrat ...

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Why Protesters Could Swing the Midterm Elections - Stanford University News

Google News - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 03:18

Stanford University News

Why Protesters Could Swing the Midterm Elections
Stanford University News
From anti-war marches in the 1960s to the Tea Party rallies of 2010 and the almost nonstop progressive protests in 2018, marching in the streets has been a fixture of modern American life. But do protests actually accomplish anything in terms of ...

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What Others Say: Wall Street shouldn't be aligning with Democrats - Index-Journal

Google News - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 03:03

What Others Say: Wall Street shouldn't be aligning with Democrats
Index-Journal
New data from the Center for Responsive Politics shows that, for the first time since Barack Obama was elected, America's financial community is poised to dish out more cash to Democrats than Republicans. ... and “the 99 percent” is by making a huge ...

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Opinion/Letter: Be careful on what 'right' means - The Daily Progress

Google News - Tue, 10/30/2018 - 02:01

Opinion/Letter: Be careful on what 'right' means
The Daily Progress
The terms left and right automatically conjure in the minds of people that Republicans are right and moral, and Democrats are left and amoral — or less moral than Republicans. As a result, people on the left have to prove they are moral or right ...

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Health care, taxes dominate Kentucky congressional debate - The News Tribune

Google News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 21:07

The News Tribune

Health care, taxes dominate Kentucky congressional debate
The News Tribune
Republican Andy Barr, Democrat Amy McGrath and Libertarian Frank Harris debated for an hour on Kentucky Educational Television on Monday for a seat that covers 20 counties in central Kentucky, a district Republican President Donald Trump won by double ...

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Larson introducing sleazy New Jersey politics to Belknap Co. - The Laconia Daily Sun

Google News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 19:11

Larson introducing sleazy New Jersey politics to Belknap Co.
The Laconia Daily Sun
She is also a member of the Democrat Party, which has promoted hatred (Hillary Clinton stating that Democrats cannot be civil to conservative Republicans, and the Kavanaugh hearings), violence (the shooting of Republicans practicing for a baseball game ...

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Illinois politics: Conservative women need not apply - Chicago Tribune

Google News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 19:05

Washington Post

Illinois politics: Conservative women need not apply
Chicago Tribune
It's one week before Election Day and the results Nov. 6 likely will be a repeat of “1992: Year of the Woman.” More women in 1992 were elected to Congress than any previous decade. This year, momentum among female candidates and voters in Illinois ...
The Daily 202: Democrats tiptoe around Trump in House races that will decide majorityWashington Post
Democrats could still flip the Senate. Republicans could still keep the House. Here's how.Yahoo News

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How to Win Arizona - Politico

Google News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 16:59

How to Win Arizona
Politico
Democratic gubernatorial candidate David Garcia, in contrast, is running as an unabashed progressive, questioning Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the border wall, and teaming up with Bernie Sanders to try to bring out new liberal voters. Like ...

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The GOP's Caravan Propaganda Is Aiding Nazis for No Good Reason - New York Magazine

Google News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 16:50

New York Magazine

The GOP's Caravan Propaganda Is Aiding Nazis for No Good Reason
New York Magazine
In recent months, President Trump has warned the public that Democrats “want illegal immigrants, no matter how bad they are, to pour in and infest our Country, like MS-13” because liberals “view them as potential voters. ... That said, these legitimate ...

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Pittsburgh synagogue shootings deepen divide in Jewish community over Trump - Washington Post

Google News - Mon, 10/29/2018 - 13:48

Washington Post

Pittsburgh synagogue shootings deepen divide in Jewish community over Trump
Washington Post
The leaders of a liberal Pittsburgh-based Jewish group, Bend the Arc: Jewish Action, released an open letter to Trump on Sunday saying he is not welcome in the city unless he denounces white nationalism and stops “targeting” minorities and immigrants ...

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