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Is There a Case for Liberal Optimism in the Trump Era? - The Atlantic

Google News - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 04:00

The Atlantic

Is There a Case for Liberal Optimism in the Trump Era?
The Atlantic
Take Trump's election. Teixeira argues that Trump's campaign for infrastructure investment without regard to deficit reduction signals “the beginning of the end for austerity economics, formerly the linchpin of conservative policy.” And he sees the ...

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Sen. Joe Manchin: One of us, but also one for the nation - The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

Google News - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 00:15

POLITICO Magazine

Sen. Joe Manchin: One of us, but also one for the nation
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)
Others have said they will help to find a more “progressive” candidate to challenge Manchin in the 2018 Democratic primary. First, let's make ... a very liberal state. In fact, residents supported Trump by more than 40 percentage points in the ...
Manchin in the MiddlePOLITICO Magazine

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Curt Schilling Endorses Elizabeth Warren's GOP Opponent - LifeZette

Google News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 21:36

LifeZette

Curt Schilling Endorses Elizabeth Warren's GOP Opponent
LifeZette
In 2010, in the midst of Democratic plans to pass the Affordable Care Act, Schilling endorsed Republican Scott Brown, who ultimately pulled off the first Massachusetts GOP victory for a U.S. Senate seat since 1972. Schilling ... in opposition to ...

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Curt Schilling Endorses Elizabeth Warren's GOP Opponent - LifeZette

Google News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 20:03

LifeZette

Curt Schilling Endorses Elizabeth Warren's GOP Opponent
LifeZette
In 2010, in the midst of Democratic plans to pass the Affordable Care Act, Schilling endorsed Republican Scott Brown, who ultimately pulled off the first Massachusetts GOP victory for a U.S. Senate seat since 1972. Schilling ... in opposition to ...

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Alan Vervaeke - A day in the life of a Laconia Republican - The Laconia Daily Sun

Google News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 18:14

Alan Vervaeke - A day in the life of a Laconia Republican
The Laconia Daily Sun
The water is fabulous because progressive Republicans and Democrats alike fought for minimum water-quality standards back in the 60s and 70s — standards that have been making substantial inroads in New Hampshire over the last several years. With that ...

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Georgia progressives move to 'flip the 6th' Congressional District - The Georgia Voice

Google News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 17:34

The Georgia Voice

Georgia progressives move to 'flip the 6th' Congressional District
The Georgia Voice
“I think this grassroots progressive movement has sort of bolstered the feeling that we're not alone, that there are more Democrats and progressives and liberals. We must say there are Republicans who are our neighbors who did not vote for Trump. They ...

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When Style Becomes Substance - National Review

Google News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 17:14

National Review

When Style Becomes Substance
National Review
That's why discussions about his policies on border security, refugees, and immigration — policies on which reasonable people may disagree — have generated irresponsible liberal analogies to the Holocaust and Weimar Germany. ... If that belief ...

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Gorsuch warning - VICE News

Google News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 12:55

VICE News

Gorsuch warning
VICE News
Eleven progressive groups came together Monday to harshly criticize Senate Democrats for not fighting hard enough against President Donald Trump's Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch, and hinted at primary challenges for any Democrat who votes “yes ...
Liberals to Senate Democrats: Step up the Gorsuch fightPolitico
On SCOTUS Nominee Gorsuch, Resistance Tells Dems: 'We Need You to Do Better'Common Dreams
King's session on Supreme Court nominee was mostly about TrumpBangor Daily News

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The Coming Democratic Majority? Not So Fast. - Slate Magazine

Google News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 12:53

Slate Magazine

The Coming Democratic Majority? Not So Fast.
Slate Magazine
Because of the growing number of minority voters, Alan Abramowitz of Emory University wrote in 2009, “the Democratic Party enjoys a large advantage over the Republican Party—an advantage that is almost certain to continue growing for the foreseeable ...

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Key moments in the politics of anger - The State

Google News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 12:51

The State

Key moments in the politics of anger
The State
The 2000 presidential election among Republican George W. Bush, Democrat Al Gore and others was so close it came down to a recount of Florida ballots. Images of the recount showed an elections official holding a magnifying glass up to a punch-card ...

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Liberalism Needs the “Alt-Left” - New Republic

Google News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 12:31

New Republic

Liberalism Needs the “Alt-Left”
New Republic
There is no progressive equivalent of the alt-right. Instead of scorning the politics of the left, ... Post-election, conservative organizations like Fox News picked up the thread, using the term “alt-left” to frame the Democratic wing led by Sanders ...

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Five New Power Centers: A Guide to the Fractured Democrats - NBCNews.com

Google News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 05:54

NBCNews.com

Five New Power Centers: A Guide to the Fractured Democrats
NBCNews.com
The Democratic National Committee may have a new chairman, but Tom Perez will head just one of a handful of emerging power centers in a fractured opposition party struggling to find its way in President Donald Trump's America. The November elections ...
The Democrats Are Without a Unifying Leader. That Could Be the Best Thing for Them.U.S. News & World Report
Democrats will not go back to the Hillary eraThe National

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Manchin in the Middle - Politico

Google News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 05:15

Politico

Manchin in the Middle
Politico
Two moderate Republicans would vote against her, and Manchin, perhaps the most conservative Democrat in Washington, was the likeliest candidate to break from his party and push DeVos over the line. He had already proved his willingness to ... who have ...

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Right urged to counterpunch Left's attack on Trump - OneNewsNow

Google News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 04:08

Right urged to counterpunch Left's attack on Trump
OneNewsNow
With the Fringe Left – including former President Barack Obama and Democrat leadership in Washington – and other progressives waging war against the new Trump administration, conservative political experts are urging Republicans to respond to the ...

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Time to show leadership - Hastings Tribune

Google News - Mon, 03/06/2017 - 00:02

Time to show leadership
Hastings Tribune
He added a little tease (“I will not sign this bill”) that suggested it might become law without his signature, then threw the work of moderate Republican and Democratic legislators (HB 2178) into the ash bin with an early-morning veto Feb. 21 — 29 ...

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This Is a Fight Against Fascism—Our Resistance Tactics Have to Change - AlterNet

Google News - Sun, 03/05/2017 - 22:49

AlterNet

This Is a Fight Against Fascism—Our Resistance Tactics Have to Change
AlterNet
The petty bourgeois liberals who so eagerly supported Hillary Clinton, and were so adamant against Bernie Sanders's meager demands on behalf of aspirational millennials for a modicum of democratic socialist reforms, will be relieved to know that Tom ...

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Liberals to Senate Democrats: Step up the Gorsuch fight - Politico

Google News - Sun, 03/05/2017 - 18:04

Politico

Liberals to Senate Democrats: Step up the Gorsuch fight
Politico
In a letter to be delivered Monday and obtained by POLITICO, 11 progressive groups warn that the 48-member minority "must get out in front of this nomination process and refuse to be bullied by President Trump as he stampedes on the rights of Americans ...

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LETTER: Liberals can be Christians - Galesburg Register-Mail

Google News - Sun, 03/05/2017 - 10:12

LETTER: Liberals can be Christians
Galesburg Register-Mail
It may also surprise you that many Christians, Democrat and Republican alike, actually share progressive/liberal values. We're just ... Many said until that day, they'd felt entirely alone within in their community, so loud and strident were the ...

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Young people pick up politics more now than in decades past - Milford Daily News

Google News - Sun, 03/05/2017 - 09:07

Young people pick up politics more now than in decades past
Milford Daily News
Whether they are Democratic or Republican, liberal, conservative or someplace in between, politicians, academics and many locals in their late-teens, 20s and 30s say the importance of the millennial generation in Trump's presidency should not be ...

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Trump's war with media divides nation - OCRegister

Google News - Sun, 03/05/2017 - 03:03

OCRegister

Trump's war with media divides nation
OCRegister
This has been a particularly strong sentiment among Republicans who have claimed for decades that the media's treatment of progressives and Democrats is far more favorable than that of conservatives and Republicans. Over the years, the angst toward ...

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