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GOP's stumbles over Obamacare underscore the party's competing goals for healthcare reform - Los Angeles Times

Google News - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 06:02

Los Angeles Times

GOP's stumbles over Obamacare underscore the party's competing goals for healthcare reform
Los Angeles Times
Many Republicans in Congress remain in outright revolt over the bill, warning it does not have enough votes to pass the House or Senate against stiff Democratic resistance. ... “There is a reason liberals and progressives failed for over half a century ...
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GOP's stumbles over Obamacare underscore the party's competing goals for health care reform - Salina Journal (subscription)

Google News - Wed, 03/15/2017 - 00:06

New Republic

GOP's stumbles over Obamacare underscore the party's competing goals for health care reform
Salina Journal (subscription)
WASHINGTON — The House GOP effort to repeal and replace “Obamacare” appeared in deep trouble Tuesday, underscoring the limits of a party that has traditionally put a priority on cutting taxes and government spending over digging into the details of ...
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Liberals decry GOP policies, but Cooper proposes little change - News & Observer (blog)

Google News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 22:54

News & Observer (blog)

Liberals decry GOP policies, but Cooper proposes little change
News & Observer (blog)
First, that the raucous activists who have been the face of the Democrat Party are not its voice. Yes, the governor will continue to push for the repeal of HB2 and election reforms, but fiscal conservatism still reigns. Second, the fact that ...

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Tea Party flunks the media, Democrats — Trump gets an A - Washington Times

Google News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 22:48

Washington Times

Tea Party flunks the media, Democrats — Trump gets an A
Washington Times
This group is part of the reason the press was so wrong about the last election,” Mr. Meckler says, vowing to ensure the “100 percent voters” are part of the future political landscape — not a bad idea for the GOP and Democrats to consider as well ...
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Republicans Are Legislating Like There's No Tomorrow - In These Times

Google News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 19:51

In These Times

Republicans Are Legislating Like There's No Tomorrow
In These Times
The GOP's burning itch to dismantle Obamacare and reverse even the modest progress made in the provision of healthcare fits with the big-picture pattern of Donald Trump's first weeks in office and of U.S. conservatism in general. That pattern is to ...
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US Rep. Capuano: Democrats need to listen, compromise - Wicked Local Cambridge

Google News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 15:17

Wicked Local Cambridge

US Rep. Capuano: Democrats need to listen, compromise
Wicked Local Cambridge
Even Republicans in the state are typically considered progressives, he said, in conservative states like North Carolina or Texas. And independents in Massachusetts, Capuano continued, are not really a big deal, since the state is so liberal, but in ...

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US Rep. Capuano: Democrats need to listen, compromise - Wicked Local Somerville

Google News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 13:56

US Rep. Capuano: Democrats need to listen, compromise
Wicked Local Somerville
Even Republicans in the state are typically considered progressives, he said, in conservative states like North Carolina or Texas. And independents in Massachusetts, Capuano continued, are not really a big deal, since the state is so liberal, but in ...

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Stanford Law Review spotlights Gorsuch ahead of Supreme Court nomination hearings - Washington Examiner

Google News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 13:04

Los Angeles Times

Stanford Law Review spotlights Gorsuch ahead of Supreme Court nomination hearings
Washington Examiner
It is telling that the lawyers who arguably know him best, the partners who practiced with Neil — 40 Democrats, Republicans and independents — all joined in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee attesting to the intellect and character of this ...
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Liberals Would Be Foolish To Target Joe Manchin - FiveThirtyEight

Google News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 12:40

FiveThirtyEight

Liberals Would Be Foolish To Target Joe Manchin
FiveThirtyEight
They complain that he's too conservative and that he voted to confirm most of President Trump's Cabinet officials. Manchin is ... Republican Shelley Moore Capito easily dispatched — by 28 percentage points — Democrat Natalie Tennant in the 2014 U.S ...

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Forget Building Our Own Tea Party. The Left Can Win So Much More. - BillMoyers.com

Google News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 12:08

The American Conservative

Forget Building Our Own Tea Party. The Left Can Win So Much More.
BillMoyers.com
The tea party pioneered a strategy that enabled grass-roots activists and candidates to work inside and outside of the Republican Party to advance a “principled” conservative agenda. And they won — big time. In the wake of Trump's election, we're ...
A Soft Coup, or Preserving Our Democracy?The American Conservative

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Why American Orthodox Jews Won't Abandon the GOP and Trump - Haaretz

Google News - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 06:35

Why American Orthodox Jews Won't Abandon the GOP and Trump
Haaretz
Why American Orthodox Jews Won't Abandon the GOP and Trump ... Thus Jews became liberals and progressives, the paradigm of people demanding social justice, supporters of civil rights for all and the left leaning citizens and supporters of minorities ...

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Florida revisits bill that punishes sanctuary city officials - WCTV

Google News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 22:14

WCTV

Florida revisits bill that punishes sanctuary city officials
WCTV
Metz predicted it may do better this year, since there has been turnover in the state Senate, and some of those spots have been replaced by conservative Republicans. The legislation would penalize officials in so-called sanctuary cities with hefty fines.

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If Republicans try to harm Americans, the Democrats need to obstruct them - The Diamondback

Google News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 20:44

The Diamondback

If Republicans try to harm Americans, the Democrats need to obstruct them
The Diamondback
During the 2016 election, I listened to a cadre of political podcasts, which satisfied my craving for political debate and allowed me to escape the dystopian world of cable news. One of my favorite "pods" (which is what the cool kids call podcasts) was ...

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Editorial: Could Neal inspire change in Congress? - GazetteNET

Google News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 20:00

GazetteNET

Editorial: Could Neal inspire change in Congress?
GazetteNET
Congressman Richard Neal, seen here speaking March 6 at Union Station in Springfield, as the top Democrat on the House Ways and Means Committee hopes to find middle ground with Republicans on some issues. ... Neal has been known to buck his more ...

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Opinion: How does your media and political bias run? - Sierra Sun

Google News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 16:52

Opinion: How does your media and political bias run?
Sierra Sun
And not just Republicans and Democrats, but Progressives feeling the Bern and Trumpists thoroughly enjoying watching D.C. blow up. This shift might be from younger, more liberal retirees supplanting the older, more conservative wave before them. Also ...

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Forget Liberalism, Let's Redefine Conservatism - LobeLog

Google News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 14:12

LobeLog

Forget Liberalism, Let's Redefine Conservatism
LobeLog
US society has allowed the Republican Party to hijack the word, distort it and redefine it to its own ends, against its real meaning. Isn't it time for progressives to stop bashing their heads against the “liberalism”wall? Even the Democratic Party ...

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Forget Building Our Own Tea Party. The Left Can Win So Much More - Common Dreams

Google News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 13:34

Common Dreams

Forget Building Our Own Tea Party. The Left Can Win So Much More
Common Dreams
The Tea Party pioneered a strategy that enabled grassroots activists and candidates to work inside and outside of the Republican Party to advance a “principled” conservative agenda. ... Republicans have control of the federal government, just as ...

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Even Rightbloggers Admit That Trumpcare Sucks - Village Voice

Google News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 11:53

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Even Rightbloggers Admit That Trumpcare Sucks
Village Voice
Some conservatives complained that AHCA gave too much to the poor and the sick, and bestowed upon it the derisive name “RINO care” after an extinct breed of Republican that, it is said, could pass a safety net without trying to shred it. ... Others ...
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Be Bold - Townhall

Google News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 11:20

Townhall

Be Bold
Townhall
The GOP must “Be Bold” and evidence a clear delineation to the leftist socialist policy vision of this post-modern liberalism, progressive socialism, of the Democratic Party. I for one have grown tired of the incessant lexicon of failure and submission ...

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One thing on which both political parties surely can agree - National Monitor

Google News - Mon, 03/13/2017 - 11:09

National Monitor

One thing on which both political parties surely can agree
National Monitor
Ever since Donald Trump pulled the biggest upset in US political history, and quite frankly even before that, the divide among Democrats and Republicans, progressives and conservatives, has escalated into a civil war of words, and threatens to stop any ...

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