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What sets Germany's 'liberal' FDP apart - Deutsche Welle

Google News - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 16:17

Deutsche Welle

What sets Germany's 'liberal' FDP apart
Deutsche Welle
The party is seen as the preferred coalition partner of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, but it could also play kingmaker to a center-left government by pairing up with the Social Democrats and the Greens. ... old former business consultant ...

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Democrats and Republicans speak different languages — and it helps explain why we're so divided - Business Insider

Google News - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 15:41

Democrats and Republicans speak different languages — and it helps explain why we're so divided
Business Insider
Lakoff says that political messaging is all about framing, an idea he is now working to educate liberals about, decades after Luntz began to do so for conservatives. In the case of taxes, he suggests politicians liken America to a ... Earlier this year ...

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate Calls Trump 'Unhinged' - U.S. News & World Report

Google News - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 15:31

Wisconsin Supreme Court Candidate Calls Trump 'Unhinged'
U.S. News & World Report
Scott Walker's signature public union restrictions an attack on democracy during a candidate forum Friday, playing up his liberal stances in what's supposed to be a nonpartisan race. ... attorney Tim Burns began the hour-long forum by accusing ...

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Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate calls Trump 'unhinged' - The Olympian

Google News - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 15:21

Wisconsin Supreme Court candidate calls Trump 'unhinged'
The Olympian
Scott Walker's signature public union restrictions an attack on democracy during a candidate forum Friday, playing up his liberal stances in what's supposed to be a nonpartisan race. ... attorney Tim Burns began the hour-long forum by accusing ...

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Resistance leaders play long game, dismiss impeachment talk - San Francisco Chronicle

Google News - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 12:49

San Francisco Chronicle

Resistance leaders play long game, dismiss impeachment talk
San Francisco Chronicle
muses Lala Wu, co-founder of Sister District Project, a group that steers activists from liberal strongholds to state and local campaigns in more conservative areas. But "this last election was just one election," Colorado state Rep. ... who's running ...
The Democratic dilemmaThe Economist
Goldberg: Rigid party strategies pave a lane for an outsiderBaltimore Sun

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FIRE Republicans Aim to Save the Republican Party - IVN News

Google News - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 10:24

IVN News

FIRE Republicans Aim to Save the Republican Party
IVN News
“When people hear 'Democrat' or 'Republican,' there is a whole set of assumptions that come with it,” said Wefer. The parties are not inherently conservative or progressive, in her view, and in a sense everyone is progressive. Currently, the American ...

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OFA targets vulnerable Republicans with new grassroots project - CNN

Google News - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 08:54

CNN

OFA targets vulnerable Republicans with new grassroots project
CNN
(CNN) As President Donald Trump's policies and rhetoric have put him increasingly at odds with the national Republican party, a leading progressive organization is kicking off a new grassroots campaign to link vulnerable GOP House members to Trump's ...

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At raucous town halls, Republicans have faced another round of anger over health care - Washington Post

Google News - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 06:02

Washington Post

At raucous town halls, Republicans have faced another round of anger over health care
Washington Post
BRUNSWICK, Ga. — The long August congressional recess, which Republicans hoped would begin a conversation about tax reform and must-pass budget measures, has so far seen another round of angry town halls focused on President Trump and the ...

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What we talk about when we talk about (German) liberals - Deutsche Welle

Google News - Fri, 08/11/2017 - 04:37

Deutsche Welle

What we talk about when we talk about (German) liberals
Deutsche Welle
The party is seen as the preferred coalition partner of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, but it could also play kingmaker to a center-left government by pairing up with the Social Democrats and the Greens. ... 38-year old former business ...

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Jason Kander: Key to progressive victories is going bolder - Washington Examiner

Google News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 18:42

Washington Examiner

Jason Kander: Key to progressive victories is going bolder
Washington Examiner
Jason Kander: Key to progressive victories is going bolder ... "I did not do that by pretending to be a conservative Democrat. ... who served as Missouri's secretary of state until January, looked back on the viral campaign ad that depicted him ...

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Hillary-the-Preacher, and Why Journalists Can't Let Go of the “Democrats Don't Get Religion” Story - Religion Dispatches

Google News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 15:30

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Hillary-the-Preacher, and Why Journalists Can't Let Go of the “Democrats Don't Get Religion” Story
Religion Dispatches
You may have heard earlier in the week that Hillary Clinton might be thinking about becoming a preacher. Not a minister, mind you—at nearly 70, and after multiple successful careers, that might seem to her like a bit of a bother. But apparently she's ...
US Senate candidate Michael Hansen threatens Democrats' old guardAL.com
Why control of the US House could hinge on Minnesota in 2018MinnPost
GOP split could lead to a 3-way presidential race in 2020Fairborn Daily Herald

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How does a progressive Democrat try to unseat a Republican? Step one: Don't talk about single-payer healthcare - Los Angeles Times

Google News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 13:10

Los Angeles Times

How does a progressive Democrat try to unseat a Republican? Step one: Don't talk about single-payer healthcare
Los Angeles Times
But it remains a nonstarter for many conservatives, and is unlikely to catch on in a Republican-controlled Congress and White House. The path to a House Democratic majority goes through the seven California Republican-held districts that backed Hillary ...

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The Two Faces of Kamala Harris - Jacobin magazine

Google News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 10:43

Jacobin magazine

The Two Faces of Kamala Harris
Jacobin magazine
While most Harris-supporting liberals wouldn't go this far, there is deep suspicion among some Democrats that opposition to Harris is motivated by similarly less-than-noble motives — namely, that it's part of a project of poisoning the well for any ...

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The Democratic dilemma - The Economist

Google News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 10:41

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The Democratic dilemma
The Economist
A SORT of fever grips the American left. With each grim headline for Donald Trump, or show of division among Republicans in Congress, excitement builds among those sworn to resist the president and his works. Democrats outnumbered Republicans in the ...
Goldberg: Rigid party strategies pave a lane for an outsiderBaltimore Sun
US Senate candidate Michael Hansen threatens Democrats' old guardAL.com
Why control of the US House could hinge on Minnesota in 2018MinnPost
Fairborn Daily Herald
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West Virginia's One Progressive Party - The American Prospect

Google News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 05:04

The American Prospect

West Virginia's One Progressive Party
The American Prospect
Still, the party has punched above its weight, frequently garnering respectable vote totals as it laps up left-wing voters dissatisfied with West Virginia's Democratic Party, likely the most conservative of state Democratic parties, and surely the most ...

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The Democratic Party's Abortion Dilemma - The Atlantic

Google News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 04:50

The Atlantic

The Democratic Party's Abortion Dilemma
The Atlantic
Meanwhile, pro-life Democrats have argued the opposite. The last time Democrats took control of the House was in 2006, with a mix of liberal and moderate-to-conservative candidates winning election. The DCCC chairman at the time, current Chicago Mayor ...
Don't be fooled. Knute Buehler is not pro-choice (Guest opinion)OregonLive.com
Kathy Castor weighs in (sort of) on abortion litmus testFlorida Politics (blog)

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Donald Trump Is the Godfather of a Democratic Renaissance - New York Times

Google News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 04:15

New York Times

Donald Trump Is the Godfather of a Democratic Renaissance
New York Times
Money is not the only factor in politics — if it were, the efforts of these progressive groups would be doomed. Republicans and conservative organizations have had the financial advantage in the fight for state legislatures, and they will continue to ...

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Why RINOS Must Go - American Thinker

Google News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 02:15

Why RINOS Must Go
American Thinker
For many decades, they have traveled under the euphemistic but false label of “moderates” as they sided with the liberals/progressives/socialists of the Democratic Party against Republican conservatives who believe in personal freedom, personal ...

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Right wing 'Dems' out to beat progressives Pasch and Zamarripa in Aug. 14 primary - Wisconsin Gazette

Google News - Thu, 08/10/2017 - 01:09

Wisconsin Gazette

Right wing 'Dems' out to beat progressives Pasch and Zamarripa in Aug. 14 primary
Wisconsin Gazette
JoCasta Zamarripa and Sandy Pasch, along with their supporters, charge that their Democratic primary opponents' views are more in line with Republicans than with mainstream Democrats. Laura Manriquez, who hopes to unseat Zamarripa in the 8th Assembly ...

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Ex-CSU athletic director Jack Graham considers run for governor - The Coloradoan

Google News - Wed, 08/09/2017 - 21:30

Ex-CSU athletic director Jack Graham considers run for governor
The Coloradoan
Democrat John Hickenlooper, Colorado's governor since 2010, is term-limited and cannot run for re-election. Calling himself a "socially progressive person" who believes in the Republican party's core values of fiscal conservatism, limited government ...

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