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America is torn by partisanship. We don't need it in the Lexington mayor's race. - Lexington Herald Leader (blog)

Google News - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 10:50

Lexington Herald Leader (blog)

America is torn by partisanship. We don't need it in the Lexington mayor's race.
Lexington Herald Leader (blog)
Truth is, both mayoral candidates have moderately progressive platforms and histories. Neither ... Since then, Democrats, Republicans, conservatives and liberals have felt free to work together for common-sense good government without the stigma of labels.

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Amid talk of a potential blue wave, Democrats already have begun to turn the tide in GOP suburbs - Chicago Tribune

Google News - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 10:00

Chicago Tribune

Amid talk of a potential blue wave, Democrats already have begun to turn the tide in GOP suburbs
Chicago Tribune
By the mid-1990s, GOP legislative majorities elevated Lee Daniels of Elmhurst to speaker of the Illinois House and James “Pate” Philip of Wood Dale to Illinois Senate president. Another product of the General Assembly, stalwart conservative Henry Hyde ...

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Trump won them. Republicans rely on them. But what is the future of white evangelicals? - USA TODAY

Google News - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 06:32

USA TODAY

Trump won them. Republicans rely on them. But what is the future of white evangelicals?
USA TODAY
President Donald Trump leaned on overwhelming support from white evangelical Christians in the 2016 election, capturing 81 percent of their vote and again affirming their conservative bend. Republicans can expect more of the same this midterm election ...

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How Everything Became the Culture War - POLITICO Magazine

Google News - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 05:21

POLITICO Magazine

How Everything Became the Culture War
POLITICO Magazine
The Republican nominee had opened by promising a country-over-party approach to politics, recalling his compromises with Democrats like Ted Kennedy: “We'll have our disagreements, but we've got to be respectful. .... As long as America keeps sorting ...

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In Governors' Elections This Year, Republicans Have A Lot To Lose - NPR

Google News - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 05:00

NPR

In Governors' Elections This Year, Republicans Have A Lot To Lose
NPR
Abrams has called herself an "unapologetic progressive." She would become the first female ... The latest polls in the governor's race show Republican Secretary of State Kris Kobach — a firebrand conservative in the mold of Trump — in a dead heat ...

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Which Newcomer Will Win in North Carolina's 9th District? - The Weekly Standard

Google News - Fri, 11/02/2018 - 03:54

The Weekly Standard

Which Newcomer Will Win in North Carolina's 9th District?
The Weekly Standard
“He's trying to portray [himself] much more as a moderate conservative than the moderate, liberal democrat that he actually is.” Harris insists that McCready would be “just a pawn” to the Democrats' progressive leadership and the out-of-district donors ...

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Election Preview: Under the Radar Issues and Races - KQED

Google News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 22:27

KQED

Election Preview: Under the Radar Issues and Races
KQED
While Asian-Americans generally voted Democratic, those in Orange County are becoming even more progressive and politically active than their parents and grandparents, says Alex Kim, a Korean-American Republican who is currently the principal and CEO ...

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Pence, Republicans nationalize governor's race in final push [photos] - Chattanooga Times Free Press

Google News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 22:15

Chattanooga Times Free Press

Pence, Republicans nationalize governor's race in final push [photos]
Chattanooga Times Free Press
A big, conservative wall, fortified to reject liberal politicians. ... A Kemp victory sends a signal to Democrats across the country that Georgia is not in play. "Stacey Abrams [is] being bankrolled by Hollywood liberals, sending their support into the ...
Pence, Kemp tout GOP agenda, rip Abrams for celebrity endorsementsAtlanta Journal Constitution

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Pence, Kemp tout GOP agenda, rip Abrams for celebrity endorsements - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Google News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 20:02

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Pence, Kemp tout GOP agenda, rip Abrams for celebrity endorsements
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Vice President Mike Pence headed to Georgia on Thursday for a trio of events in conservative areas for Brian Kemp. Democrats ... Democrat Stacey Abrams, Pence said, is being "bankrolled by Hollywood liberals" and holds views that are outside the ...

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Sean McElwee Millennials aren't apathetic, they're remaking the Democratic Party. Here's how. - NBCNews.com

Google News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 19:58

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Sean McElwee Millennials aren't apathetic, they're remaking the Democratic Party. Here's how.
NBCNews.com
Data for Progress has been polling a broad range of issues in partnership with YouGov Blue and Civis Analytics as part of our efforts to understand how progressive issues could reshape the electoral system. One of our most ... There is also a ...

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The Lesson of 2018 - Wall Street Journal

Google News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 18:27

The Guardian

The Lesson of 2018
Wall Street Journal
The enormous enthusiasm gap closed almost overnight as conservative voters rallied to #JobsNotMobs. Even liberal prognosticators today forecast that Republicans will keep the Senate and Democrats will manage only a narrow majority in the House, if that.
The 16 most interesting House races of 2018Vox
Battleground PennsylvaniaCity Journal
Liberal insurgents battle centrist Democrats as midterms loomThe Guardian
Chicago Tribune -Washington Post
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The key races that may tell us something about 2020 - Washington Post

Google News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 18:16

Washington Post

The key races that may tell us something about 2020
Washington Post
While everyone is focused on the latest breaking news and polls ahead of the 2018 midterms, the outcome of a few select races could offer a useful glimpse into the forces shaping who Democrats might nominate to oppose President Trump in 2020 and ...
Stacey Abrams and the Black Women Reshaping the LeftNew York Times

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An ugly, gloves-off fight that defines US election - BBC News

Google News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 17:22

Governing

An ugly, gloves-off fight that defines US election
BBC News
Two candidates who represent the beating hearts of their party's ideological base - a left-wing progressive and a Trumpist conservative - are locked in a brawl that speaks volumes about the first US election campaign in the Trump era. The Florida ...
Can Andrew Gillum Break Republicans' Winning Streak in Florida?Governing
Gillum's Dilemma: Florida Is Actually Five StatesNew York Times
Do Never-Trumpers matter? We're about to find out.Tampa Bay Times
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Who's to Blame for American Political Violence? - New York Times

Google News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 15:00

New York Times

Who's to Blame for American Political Violence?
New York Times
David Leonhardt says that President Trump's rhetoric is in part responsible for the bombs sent to top Democrats and last week's mass shooting in Pittsburgh. And Ross Douthat ... I'm a Catholic and a conservative, in that order, which means that I'm ...

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E-Verify: An Immigration Policy Conservatives and Liberals Can Get Behind | Opinion - Newsweek

Google News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 12:37

Newsweek

E-Verify: An Immigration Policy Conservatives and Liberals Can Get Behind | Opinion
Newsweek
Is there any way to break the policy logjam on immigration? Most Republicans favor tougher border security measures, while Democrats tend to support a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. Many progressives, aghast at the separation of parents ...

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How Vermont lives with both Sen. Bernie Sanders and its GOP governor - NBCNews.com

Google News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 11:05

NBCNews.com

How Vermont lives with both Sen. Bernie Sanders and its GOP governor
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MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — How does the most liberal state in the country end up with a Republican governor apparently cruising to re-election this year? ... But Vermont may end up with one of the oddest results anywhere Tuesday night by simultaneously re ...

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The 16 most interesting House races of 2018 - Vox

Google News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 10:25

The Guardian

The 16 most interesting House races of 2018
Vox
They include key districts that Democrats need to win in order to take back the House, but many of these races speak to some of the larger themes playing out between Republicans and Democrats across the country. Here are the 16 most interesting ...
Trump tries to close out tight Senate racesPolitico
Liberal insurgents battle centrist Democrats as midterms loomThe Guardian
Illinois politics: Conservative women need not applyChicago Tribune
Washington Post -Roll Call -OB Rag
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Why protesters could swing the midterm elections - Phys.Org

Google News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 07:31

Phys.Org

Why protesters could swing the midterm elections
Phys.Org
On average, a wave of liberal protesting in a congressional district can increase a Democratic candidate's vote share by 2 percent and reduce a GOP candidate's share by 6 percent. A wave of conservative protests, like those by the Tea Party in 2010 ...

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The culprits behind the deceptive attack ads in Washington state might get away with it - Pacific Northwest Inlander

Google News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 07:13

Pacific Northwest Inlander

The culprits behind the deceptive attack ads in Washington state might get away with it
Pacific Northwest Inlander
Other similar mailers went out in tight races throughout the state, with conservative Morgan donning the guise of a liberal to argue that progressives shouldn't vote for Erin Frasier in the 19th Legislative District, or Connie FitzPatrick in the 26th ...

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Delph faces election rematch for Indiana Senate seat in swing district - Indianapolis Star

Google News - Thu, 11/01/2018 - 06:00

Indianapolis Star

Delph faces election rematch for Indiana Senate seat in swing district
Indianapolis Star
After fending off a tough primary challenge, conservative firebrand Mike Delph is locked in a tight re-election rematch with progressive Democrat J.D. Ford for a seat in the Indiana Senate. Ford came within about 2,400 votes of beating Delph four years ...

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