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Democrats Are Rushing Into a Job Guarantee. It Could Be a Huge Mistake. - New York Magazine

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New York Magazine

Democrats Are Rushing Into a Job Guarantee. It Could Be a Huge Mistake.
New York Magazine
One problem to work through is the traditional Democratic question of how to finance their new program. (Republican policy ideas never have this issue —they just put everything on the credit card and stick the next president with the bill.) It's quite ...

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'Tea Party Liberal' Promises To Bring A Blue Wave To West Virginia - NPR

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NPR

'Tea Party Liberal' Promises To Bring A Blue Wave To West Virginia
NPR
So he says it's possible Ojeda could win, given the momentum from the teacher's strike. But can this Democrat really win here? "I think he's unscripted a great deal, but in politics, that can often be a danger," said Bill Bissett, the president and CEO ...

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Republican Debbie Lesko wins Arizona special election — by way less than Trump did in 2016 - Vox

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Vox

Republican Debbie Lesko wins Arizona special election — by way less than Trump did in 2016
Vox
She supports the president but says she doesn't approve of all his antics, celebrated the Republican tax cuts, and was quick to paint her Democratic opponent, Tipirneni, as a “Bernie Sanders, Medicare-for-all” liberal (Tipirneni supports a public ...

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EJ Dionne: Where are the conservatives we need? - Winston-Salem Journal

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 20:33

Chattanooga Times Free Press

EJ Dionne: Where are the conservatives we need?
Winston-Salem Journal
Applying the insights of this more responsible version of conservatism to our time would lead us to seek the best approaches to the very discontents that helped put Trump in the White House in the first place — for example, growing inequality. A 2016 ...
EJ Dionne: Conservatism becomes an empty vesselThe Fayetteville Observer
Dionne: Where are the conservatives we need?Chattanooga Times Free Press

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EJ Dionne: Conservatism becomes an empty vessel - The Fayetteville Observer

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 18:22

EJ Dionne: Conservatism becomes an empty vessel
The Fayetteville Observer
But in a well-ordered democratic system, those who fight on behalf of competing parties, interests and ideas can usually find some room for mutual esteem and even occasionally try to profit intellectually from each other. It's when politics becomes ...
EJ Dionne: Where are the conservatives we need?Winston-Salem Journal

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AP News Guide: Michigan's 2018 candidate filing deadline - Longview News-Journal

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 15:20

AP News Guide: Michigan's 2018 candidate filing deadline
Longview News-Journal
They include the GOP-leaning 11th District in suburban Detroit, where Rep. Dave Trott is retiring. At least five Republicans and three Democrats had filed as of noon. Another competitive seat is the 8th, which stretches between the northern Detroit ...

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Shrugging Off Trump Scandals, Evangelicals Look to Rescue GOP - New York Times

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 13:49

New York Times

Shrugging Off Trump Scandals, Evangelicals Look to Rescue GOP
New York Times
WASHINGTON — The conservative Christian coalition that helped usher President Trump into power in 2016 is planning its largest midterm election mobilization ever, with volunteers fanning out from the church pews to the streets to register voters ...

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Arizona voters to pick new member of Congress to replace Trent Franks - Washington Post

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 12:00

The Hill

Arizona voters to pick new member of Congress to replace Trent Franks
Washington Post
Arizona voters will elect a new member of Congress Tuesday, with Republicans cautiously optimistic that they'll hold on to a conservative seat vacated last year by former congressman Trent Franks. Republican Debbie Lesko, a former state lawmaker, is ...
Republican candidate favored in Arizona special House electionThe Hill
Arizona election is bellwether of Democratic enthusiasm in GOP strongholdThe Guardian

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Where are the conservatives we need? | Opinion - Philly.com

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 11:09

Philly.com

Where are the conservatives we need? | Opinion
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If conservatism in the United States has claimed to stand for anything, it is the idea that government authority should be limited. Conservatives regularly argue (especially when Democrats are in the White House) that the executive's clout should be ...

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The choice for Never Trumpers is obvious, but not easy - Vox

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 09:10

Vox

The choice for Never Trumpers is obvious, but not easy
Vox
What about voting Democratic? “Going Democratic is an option,” Taylor says, “but there aren't enough Never Trump Republicans to really impact where that party is going (Sanders-Warren) and little enthusiasm for their progressive agenda.” (There's a ...
Democrats see Wisconsin as proving ground for party revivalWisconsin Gazette
Are we watching the decline of America's big political parties? | Guest editorialSun Sentinel

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Dems Focus on Flipping GOP Strongholds - DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 07:06

DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)

Dems Focus on Flipping GOP Strongholds
DTN The Progressive Farmer (blog)
Sessions, a prolific fundraiser, says he's not worried because his territory remains full of Texans who reject "the big government shackles that liberal Democrats always try to force on us." Allred still has to win a May 22 Democratic runoff against ...
Is it time for a Presidential ticket with a Democrat and a Republican?WWL First News
Democrats target 2 Indiana US House seats in electionWLS

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EJ Dionne: Where are the conservatives we need? - Canton Repository

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 06:10

Canton Repository

EJ Dionne: Where are the conservatives we need?
Canton Repository
The last several days underscore why not only political progressives but genuine moderates are at wit's end with the Republican Party and what passes for contemporary American conservatism. If conservatism in the United States has claimed to stand for ...

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Republican candidate favored in Arizona special House election - The Hill

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 06:05

The Hill

Republican candidate favored in Arizona special House election
The Hill
have both fundraised for Lesko. The Democratic National Committee has boosted Tipirneni with get-out-the-vote texts and digital ads. Other liberal outside groups, like Progressive Turnout Project and End Citizens United, have also been active in the ...
Arizona election is bellwether of Democratic enthusiasm in GOP strongholdThe Guardian

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Arizona election is bellwether of Democratic enthusiasm in GOP stronghold - The Guardian

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 06:00

The Guardian

Arizona election is bellwether of Democratic enthusiasm in GOP stronghold
The Guardian
Democrats have notably stayed out of the race, though a handful of progressive groups have swooped in with support. Lesko has aligned herself with Trump, especially on immigration and border security, and supports his desire to build a wall along the ...

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The Trump-Hannity Relationship Takes Conservatives One More Step Toward the Moral Low Ground - Daily Beast

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 04:37

Daily Beast

The Trump-Hannity Relationship Takes Conservatives One More Step Toward the Moral Low Ground
Daily Beast
Whether one cares about upholding ethical standards, this makes it impossible for conservatives to complain the next time a Democrat cozies up to a member of the press. Back in March, conservative John Ziegler authored a column titled, “A Comprehensive ...

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I disagree with, but don't hate, conservatives - The Star Beacon

Tue, 04/24/2018 - 00:41

The Star Beacon

I disagree with, but don't hate, conservatives
The Star Beacon
Overall, not quite a third of Americans (32 percent) now take a roughly equal number of conservative and liberal positions, that's down from 38 percent in 2015, and off the cliff from the 49 percent who did in 1994 and 2004, Pew pollsters found ...

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How the Greenwashed Liberal Gentry Keep Out the Rabble - The American Conservative

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 22:19

The American Conservative

How the Greenwashed Liberal Gentry Keep Out the Rabble
The American Conservative
California State Senator Scott Wiener, a Democrat representing San Francisco, is an avowed progressive who has come up with a startling new doctrine to advance his leftist cause—the law of supply and demand. For sure, Wiener is nobody's idea of a ...

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Is it time for a Presidential ticket with a Democrat and a Republican? - WWL First News

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 20:04

WWL First News

Is it time for a Presidential ticket with a Democrat and a Republican?
WWL First News
And now he's governor of Colorado. Here's a guy who seem moderate Democrat that a lot of conservatives could. Get on board list. Now there's talk about John case sick. It was a Republican. Nominee and I cannot be just Republican candidate. John Kasich ...
Democrats target 2 Indiana US House seats in electionWLS

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EJ Dionne: Where are the conservatives we need? - The State Journal-Register

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 19:26

The State Journal-Register

EJ Dionne: Where are the conservatives we need?
The State Journal-Register
The last several days underscore why not only political progressives but genuine moderates are at wit's end with the Republican Party and what passes for contemporary American conservatism. If conservatism in the United States has claimed to stand for ...

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Where are the conservatives we need? - San Francisco Chronicle

Mon, 04/23/2018 - 18:28

San Francisco Chronicle

Where are the conservatives we need?
San Francisco Chronicle
The last several days underscore why not only political progressives but genuine moderates are at wit's end with the Republican Party and what passes for contemporary American conservatism. If conservatism in the United States has claimed to stand for ...
EJ Dionne Jr.: Where are the conservatives we need?Madison.com

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