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How attitudes about immigration, race and religion contributed to Trump victory - Washington Post

Google News - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 16:14

Washington Post

How attitudes about immigration, race and religion contributed to Trump victory
Washington Post
Even among GOP primary voters, those who backed Trump had less favorable attitudes toward Muslims and were more likely to say that immigration by foreigners should be made harder, according to data offered in a paper by Robert Griffin and Ruy Teixeira ...

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Virginia primary election: Voters make their choice for governor in test of Trump-era politics - Washington Post

Google News - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 12:19

Vox

Virginia primary election: Voters make their choice for governor in test of Trump-era politics
Washington Post
Arlington resident Aaron Swartz, a 34-year-old Perriello supporter, was motivated to vote in his first gubernatorial primary in part because of how Democratic elites fought against Sanders last year. ... Virginia's primary, he said, will show “whether ...
A Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party in VirginiaThe Atlantic
Tom Perriello and the rise of a national progressive establishmentVox
Trump looms large as Virginia governor's race takes shapeWashington Examiner
Laredo Morning Times -Blue Virginia (press release) (blog) -Press Herald
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Republicans are already lining up to challenge Tester - Helena Independent Record

Google News - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 07:49

Helena Independent Record

Republicans are already lining up to challenge Tester
Helena Independent Record
Debra Lamm, the newly elected chairwoman of the Republican Party, said conservatives haven't been happy with several Tester votes, including his opposition to Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch. Tester's support for the Iran Nuclear weapons deal also ...

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A Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party in Virginia - The Atlantic

Google News - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 06:00

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A Fight for the Soul of the Democratic Party in Virginia
The Atlantic
The race features an intra-party fight over what qualifies a Democrat as a true progressive, as the leading candidates make appeals to the party's liberal wing, which has become emboldened by Trump's election and increasingly unwilling to tolerate ...
Virginia primary election: And now, Va. voters make their picks in test of post-Trump politicsWashington Post
In Virginia's gubernatorial primaries, Democrats and Republicans seek path forward in Trump eraRichmond.com
Tom Perriello and the rise of a national progressive establishmentVox
Blue Virginia (press release) (blog) -Press Herald -Mother Jones
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The Democrats' Leftward March - National Review

Google News - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 04:41

National Review

The Democrats' Leftward March
National Review
Millions of conservative Democrats and liberal Republicans left their former parties, the parties changed to reflect that increased philosophical uniformity, and then millions more voters defected. There are fewer conservative Democratic politicians to ...

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The Democrats' Leftward March - National Review

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The Democrats' Leftward March
National Review
Millions of conservative Democrats and liberal Republicans left their former parties, the parties changed to reflect that increased philosophical uniformity, and then millions more voters defected. There are fewer conservative Democratic politicians to ...

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Donald Trump faces many of the same obstacles Theresa May did. - National Review

Google News - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 04:41

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Donald Trump faces many of the same obstacles Theresa May did.
National Review
This reckoning seemed at first like it might benefit the parties traditionally aligned with the Right, the American Republicans and the British Conservatives. Republicans had won unified control of the federal government ... promising post-Brexit ...
American Lessons From A British Election — Progressives, Take Heart!HuffPost
Corbyn Teaches to Embrace Change We NeedCenter for Research on Globalization

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Battenfeld: Dems keeping track of Geoff Diehl - Boston Herald

Google News - Tue, 06/13/2017 - 00:05

Boston Herald

Battenfeld: Dems keeping track of Geoff Diehl
Boston Herald
Elizabeth Warren is already being bolstered by a liberal super PAC, which is deploying a team of “trackers” and researchers to hound her GOP opponent, a former Trump campaign leader. The Herald has confirmed that the Washington, D.C.-based Democratic ...

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No, Americans Are Not Polarized By Ideology - The American Conservative

Google News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 22:44

The American Conservative

No, Americans Are Not Polarized By Ideology
The American Conservative
... our party identification is not the result of our ideological inclinations. If anything, it's the opposite. After deciding that we are Republicans or Democrats, we start to also call ourselves conservatives or liberals, even if we have little ...

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Why Tom Perriello Will Win. And Why Republicans Are Terrified of Him. - Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)

Google News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 14:57

Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)

Why Tom Perriello Will Win. And Why Republicans Are Terrified of Him.
Blue Virginia (press release) (blog)
Tom is stitching together a new coalition, including the Reagan Democrats, Progressive Conservatives, urban and rural Democrats and now even a few Trump Republicans. Only Perriello can bring these voters together. It is Perriello's bold ideas and ...
In Virginia's gubernatorial primaries, Democrats and Republicans seek path forward in Trump eraRichmond.com
Just tuning in to Virginia governor's race? We'll help you do your homeworkWashington Post
Herring Appearance Highlights Loudoun's Importance in PrimariesThe Loudoun Tribune
Mother Jones -Press Herald -Loudoun Times-Mirror
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Jim DeMint adds momentum to Convention of States movement - Conservative Review

Google News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 09:57

Conservative Review

Jim DeMint adds momentum to Convention of States movement
Conservative Review
Former South Carolina senator and ousted president of the Heritage Foundation Jim DeMint has found new purpose in rallying Americans to use an Article V Convention of States to take back power from Washington D.C. and amend the Constitution to ...

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Time for Religious Liberals/Progressives to break the Religious Right's Grip on the nation's "moral" agenda? - WDEL 1150AM (blog)

Google News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 09:30

Time for Religious Liberals/Progressives to break the Religious Right's Grip on the nation's "moral" agenda?
WDEL 1150AM (blog)
Neither a U.S. Supreme Court stacked with liberal/progressive justices, nor a high court stacked with strict, conservative "constructionists", i.e., Antonin Scalia wannabes, will interpret the Constitution in this direction. Not a single Delaware ...

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The Enduring Mystery of Jon Ossoff - New Republic

Google News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 08:01

New Republic

The Enduring Mystery of Jon Ossoff
New Republic
Some call the Georgia Democrat "a moderate Republican." Others say he's a serious progressive dressed up as a centrist. One thing's for sure: Ossoff has become a Rorschach test for a desperate, divided party.
Georgia's Special Election Has Republicans WorriedNational Review

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Georgia's Special Election Has Republicans Worried - National Review

Google News - Mon, 06/12/2017 - 05:04

National Review

Georgia's Special Election Has Republicans Worried
National Review
Knowing the stakes, Republicans, Democrats, and outside groups have sunk roughly $30 million into this special election for the lower chamber of Congress, making it the most expensive House race in U.S. history. Progressive activists, rallied by the ...

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Letter: Writer's angry words getting tiring to read - Daily Journal

Google News - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 23:19

Daily Journal

Letter: Writer's angry words getting tiring to read
Daily Journal
There are many fellow liberal/progressive Democrats and conservative Republicans like myself who are tired of reading your angry, hateful musings. I will never be afraid to tread in Johnson County, where I have my domicile. My beliefs and free ...

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American Lessons from a British Election - Progressives, take heart! - HuffPost

Google News - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 21:01

Financial Times

American Lessons from a British Election - Progressives, take heart!
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The New York Times' Brett Stevens still insists that Corbyn “has done as much to shove the Labour Party to the nasty left as Donald Trump has shoved the Republican Party to the ugly right;” and the more moderate Richard Reeves at Brookings seems to ...
Corbyn Teaches to Embrace Change We NeedCenter for Research on Globalization
What the US Can Learn from the UK Election and Jeremy CorbynTruthdig
UK PM Theresa May says will 'reflect' on election, names ministers to stay on in postsDeutsche Welle
Financial Times -BreakingNews.ie
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Democrat-turned-Republican Millennial: Conservatives need to engage, not sit in echo chambers - Fox News

Google News - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 15:29

Fox News

Democrat-turned-Republican Millennial: Conservatives need to engage, not sit in echo chambers
Fox News
Liberal, let alone progressive, redistribution will not be able to properly confront many challenges we are facing, such as our economy's changing fundamentals due to technology and automation. It is the conservatives who have the ability to propose ...

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Conservative business groups help carry La. criminal justice reforms to victory - Houma Courier

Google News - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 13:33

Houma Courier

Conservative business groups help carry La. criminal justice reforms to victory
Houma Courier
BATON ROUGE -- Traditionally, it's been Louisiana's Democrats and liberal social justice advocates who have pushed for reforms in the state's criminal justice system -- asking for more lenient drug sentences, programs to rehabilitate criminals and ...

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Democrats in Split-Screen: The Base Wants It All. The Party Wants to Win. - New York Times

Google News - Sun, 06/11/2017 - 08:43

New York Times

Democrats in Split-Screen: The Base Wants It All. The Party Wants to Win.
New York Times
They have taken as a model the Democratic campaign of 2006, when the party won control of Congress in part by competing for conservative corners of the country and recruiting challengers who broke with liberal orthodoxy. Outside Atlanta on Friday, Jon ...
Sanders to faithful: Take down Trump, take over Democratic PartyCNN
Vt. senator to call out Trump at People's SummitKNWA
Democrats Look For Lessons After Labour's Unexpected Success In BritainHuffPost

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Conservative business groups help carry criminal justice reforms to victory in Louisiana legislature - The Advocate

Google News - Sat, 06/10/2017 - 22:52

The Advocate

Conservative business groups help carry criminal justice reforms to victory in Louisiana legislature
The Advocate
John Bel Edwards, the actual passage of the changes this year was the result mostly of conservative groups that have taken up the mantle of prison reform and offered their blessing to the GOP members who cast their votes for the reforms ...

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