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Why Are Republicans So Relentlessly Cruel to the Poor? - AlterNet

Google News - 5 hours 26 min ago

Why Are Republicans So Relentlessly Cruel to the Poor?
AlterNet
Conservatives are more likely than liberals or progressives to believe in what is known as the “just world fallacy,” where people who suffer misfortune are viewed as somehow deserving their fates. Conservatives are also more likely than liberals or ...

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The filibuster with an asterisk - Washington Post (blog)

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Washington Post (blog)

The filibuster with an asterisk
Washington Post (blog)
Getting to eight (for a total of 60) may be a challenge, but hardly impossible. If the filibuster fails, everyone gets what they want. Republicans get a conservative justice, liberals tell the base they tried, Democratic centrists protect their seats ...

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What you need to know about Michael Bennet and the Neil Gorsuch situation - The Colorado Independent

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What you need to know about Michael Bennet and the Neil Gorsuch situation
The Colorado Independent
Republicans want to seat him. Heavyweights in Colorado's legal community want to see him on the bench. Democrats, fuming about how Republican leaders denied President Barack Obama's nominee Merrick Garland a nomination hearing, want revenge ...

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Dems Consider Deal to Confirm Gorsuch, Preserve Filibuster - U.S. News & World Report

Google News - 7 hours 17 min ago

Washington Times

Dems Consider Deal to Confirm Gorsuch, Preserve Filibuster
U.S. News & World Report
As Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch continued to cruise towards likely confirmation in a Republican-majority Senate, a group of anxious Democrats reportedly want to cut a deal with the GOP: They won't block a vote on Gorsuch if Republicans don't kill ...
Schumer backs filibuster of GorsuchPolitico
Schumer Says He'll Oppose Gorsuch Nomination, Sets Up Filibuster Showdown With GOPNPR
Growing a Spine? Senate Dems May Filibuster Gorsuch NominationCommon Dreams
Washington Times -Hot Air
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New Bill Protects Global Warming Skeptics From Prosecution - Daily Caller

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New Bill Protects Global Warming Skeptics From Prosecution
Daily Caller
The AGs have received thousands of documents from Exxon, including communications from conservative groups that oppose Democratic policies. Documents released show the AGs worked behind the scenes with environmentalists in the ... “I don't want to see ...

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Why the Most Anti-Obamacare Republicans May Save It - Huffington Post

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Politico

Why the Most Anti-Obamacare Republicans May Save It
Huffington Post
As Trump and Ryan desperately try to convince hard-right Republicans to kill Obamacare on its seventh birthday, the obvious question is why are the leaders of the anti-Obamacare movement the biggest block to repealing it? The answer is the potent mix ...
Inside conservatives' quandary on the GOP repeal billPolitico
GOP Leaders Up Pressure on Health BillDTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
GOP health care bill under fire in 5th District raceThe State
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Inside the conservative identity crisis - The Week Magazine

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The Week Magazine

Inside the conservative identity crisis
The Week Magazine
Recall former Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson's summation that the conservative view of health care is basically "Don't get sick, and if you do, die quickly." Or the Democratic attack that Paul Ryan's Medicare reform plan essentially amounted to pushing ...
What happened to the GOP???Flyer News

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Inside conservatives' quandary on the GOP repeal bill - Politico

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Politico

Inside conservatives' quandary on the GOP repeal bill
Politico
Passage of the Obamacare repeal bill would give Republicans an achievement that they've pursued since the Reagan years: shrinking federal payments to Medicaid. But some of the conservatives most eager to ... Established in 1965 as part of the ...
GOP health care bill under fire in 5th District raceThe State
GOP Health Bill on the BrinkDTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
This Is Why Repealing Obamacare Looks So Much Uglier Than Passing It DidHuffington Post
Jefferson Post -The Australian -Independent Journal Review
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Why are Republicans so cruel to the poor? Paul Ryan's profound hypocrisy stands for a deeper problem - Salon

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Salon

Why are Republicans so cruel to the poor? Paul Ryan's profound hypocrisy stands for a deeper problem
Salon
Conservatives are more likely than liberals or progressives to believe in what is known as the “just world fallacy,” where people who suffer misfortune are viewed as somehow deserving their fates. Conservatives are also more likely than liberals or ...

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Conservatives suddenly love big government — when it comes to punishing blue cities for passing progressive local laws - Salon

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Salon

Conservatives suddenly love big government — when it comes to punishing blue cities for passing progressive local laws
Salon
Greg Abbott of Texas, a leading figure on the Republican far right, recently gave a speech to the Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute in which he suggested that Texas should pass “a broad-based law” that would “pre-empt local regulations ...

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Democratic Senators: Filibuster Gorsuch—or Be Primaried - Daily Beast

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Daily Beast

Democratic Senators: Filibuster Gorsuch—or Be Primaried
Daily Beast
And perhaps like Goldwater, who has been touted as the “father of American conservatism,” a new strain of the progressive movement will in time replace the more establishment, corporate-connected Democratic Party. At least that is what so many of us ...
Democrats' blinkered look at GorsuchWashington Times
Democrats Exploring Deal With McConnell On Gorsuch NominationHuffington Post
US Supreme Court Nominee Grilled About Bush-era Torture ProgramVoice of America
Law360 (subscription) -OneNewsNow -The Ring of Fire Network
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House Democrats find unlikely allies in House Freedom Caucus to sink GOP healthcare bill - Washington Times

Google News - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 18:06

Washington Times

House Democrats find unlikely allies in House Freedom Caucus to sink GOP healthcare bill
Washington Times
Lacking the troops to block the GOP's health care bill on their own, Democrats are looking for help this week from their ideological opponents on the right, knowing the best chance for sinking the Obamacare repeal lies with Republican rebels. House ...

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Fresh blood leading Garfield County Democrats, Republicans - Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Google News - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:04

Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Fresh blood leading Garfield County Democrats, Republicans
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Garfield County's two main political parties have some new faces in leadership with Allina Robertson chairing the Democrats and Carrie Couey chairing the Republicans. Robertson, a Roaring Fork ... a voice, that need to be heard. We're going to support ...

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Fresh blood leading Garfield County Democrats, Republicans - Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Google News - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 10:52

Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Fresh blood leading Garfield County Democrats, Republicans
Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Garfield County's two main political parties have some new faces in leadership with Allina Robertson chairing the Democrats and Carrie Couey chairing the Republicans. Robertson, a Roaring Fork ... a voice, that need to be heard. We're going to support ...

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GOP Leaders Up Pressure on Health Bill - DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)

Google News - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 07:17

The Hill (blog)

GOP Leaders Up Pressure on Health Bill
DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog)
Y., and other Democrats will try removing provisions from the GOP bill cherished by conservatives: letting states require some Medicaid recipients to work and barring federal health subsidies from use for abortions. The tactic was described by a ...
This week: House GOP faces make-or-break moment on ObamaCareThe Hill (blog)

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Eye on 2018: Five special elections worth watching - The Hill

Google News - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 06:15

The Federalist

Eye on 2018: Five special elections worth watching
The Hill
But other contenders — including labor activist Wendy Carrillo, former Sanders deputy political director Arturo Carmona and Green Party candidate Kenneth Mejia — are touting their progressive bona fides and trying to paint Gomez as the establishment ...
Is The Democratic Party Going Extinct?The Federalist
Obama's Legacy May Still Include Fracturing The Republicans NationallyHuffington Post
Politicking without politicsSocialist Worker Online
In These Times -Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)
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GOP Takes Up Russia-Aligned Attack On Soros - Politico

Google News - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 05:17

Politico

GOP Takes Up Russia-Aligned Attack On Soros
Politico
... sensibilities onto European politics. As Lee and other senators put it in a March 14 letter to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Soros's Open Society Foundations are trying “to push a progressive agenda and invigorate the political left.” ... While ...

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To Promise Free Things Is to Lie - National Review

Google News - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 04:55

National Review

To Promise Free Things Is to Lie
National Review
Instead of stating that a less civil but similarly decent candidate could have won in 2012, anti-establishment conservatives concluded that it would take an uncivil, indecent person to defeat Democrats. And that, of course, was the ultimate purpose ...

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Democrats weigh all-out war against Trump's Supreme Court pick - Washington Examiner

Google News - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 00:19

Washington Examiner

Democrats weigh all-out war against Trump's Supreme Court pick
Washington Examiner
"If the Democrats won't give the president 60 votes for Neil Gorsuch, then there is no Republican Supreme Court nominee they will ever support," said Leonard Leo, who is on leave as executive vice president at the conservative Federalist Society to ...
Gregg Jarrett: Sorry Dems, Judge Gorsuch is un-BorkableFox News
Red State Democrats Ponder Their Supreme Court VoteNewsBlaze (registration) (blog)

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Town hall disruption crew now keeping out 'uninvited' guests - Watchdog.org

Google News - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 17:51

Town hall disruption crew now keeping out 'uninvited' guests
Watchdog.org
Not at the town hall events of conservative congressional lawmakers, where these programmed activists have made disruption and disorder the tools of their political theater. But online, where the Democrat-led Indivisible campaign organizes town ...

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