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Will more blacks vote Republican? - Altoona Mirror

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 03:33

Will more blacks vote Republican?
Altoona Mirror
As we churn through primary season, laying the framework for November's elections, we're seeing the emergence of a new face of the Democratic Party — more progressive, more left wing. The Democratic Party is delivering more candidates around the ...

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Republicans, Democrats come out swinging against gubernatorial candidates day after primary - The Nevada Independent

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 18:57

The Nevada Independent

Republicans, Democrats come out swinging against gubernatorial candidates day after primary
The Nevada Independent
Sisolak, in an interview just before Laxalt's, reiterated that he is socially liberal and fiscally conservative but that he considers himself a progressive because “the root of the word progressive is progress.” “Just voting no doesn't get anywhere ...

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The Old-School Trick That Finally Pushed the House to Move on Immigration - TIME

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 15:40

TIME

The Old-School Trick That Finally Pushed the House to Move on Immigration
TIME
“From the 1930s through the 1960s, northern Democrats were the single group most likely to sign them even though they were in the majority,” says Schickler. “Conservative southerners would work with Republicans to control committees and block liberal ...

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President Trump credits his tweet in congressman's defeat - WABI

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 13:06

WABI

President Trump credits his tweet in congressman's defeat
WABI
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump is crediting his Election-Day tweet in part for the defeat of a South Carolina Republican congressman who has been critical of his administration. Trump tweeted ... Though Wexton favors a ban on the sale of ...

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Katie Arrington Defeats Rep. Sanford in SC Republican Primary - RealClearPolitics

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:55

RealClearPolitics

Katie Arrington Defeats Rep. Sanford in SC Republican Primary
RealClearPolitics
Comstock, a moderate Republican who easily beat back a challenge from conservative Shak Hill, is one of the Democrats' top targets in November. The second-term House member's district leans Republican, though Democrat Hillary Clinton received more ...

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Democrats test liberal messages in midterm House elections - WTVC

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:09

WTVC

Democrats test liberal messages in midterm House elections
WTVC
Weeks into the primary season, with five more states voting Tuesday, Democrats' midterm class is shaping up to test what liberal messages the party can sell to the moderate and GOP-leaning voters who will help determine control of the House after the ...
Primary Briefing: Virginia, Nevada, South Carolina, North DakotaFiveThirtyEight
Is The Blue Wave For Real?Folio Weekly
Political parties always evolvingThe Robesonian

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Democrats test liberal messages in midterm House elections - WJLA

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 11:08

WJLA

Democrats test liberal messages in midterm House elections
WJLA
Weeks into the primary season, with five more states voting Tuesday, Democrats' midterm class is shaping up to test what liberal messages the party can sell to the moderate and GOP-leaning voters who will help determine control of the House after the ...
Primary Briefing: Virginia, Nevada, South Carolina, North DakotaFiveThirtyEight
Is The Blue Wave For Real?Folio Weekly
Political parties always evolvingThe Robesonian
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Is The Blue Wave For Real? - Folio Weekly

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 10:38

Folio Weekly

Is The Blue Wave For Real?
Folio Weekly
Asked about the Blue Wave, local Democratic activist Luis Zaldivar says, "I can answer straight-up; the Wave is 100 percent for real, especially because Republicans don't have anything going on; they are deeply divided." Zaldivar, who has ... The ...

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Trump Helps Take Down Sitting Republican in Bitter Primary as Brothel Owner Wins in Nevada - Haaretz

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 05:39

Haaretz

Trump Helps Take Down Sitting Republican in Bitter Primary as Brothel Owner Wins in Nevada
Haaretz
Comstock, a moderate Republican who easily beat back a challenge from conservative Shak Hill, is one of the Democrats' top targets in November. The second-term House member's district leans Republican, though Democrat Hillary Clinton received more ...
GOP Rep. Mark Sanford Concedes Defeat After Crossing TrumpNPR
In SC primary, ardent Trump backer defeats Rep. Mark Sanfordrocketcitynow.com
SC Rep. Sanford defeated as 5 states voteSanta Fe New Mexican

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From RFK to Donald Trump: 50 Years of American Populism - American Spectator

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 00:10

From RFK to Donald Trump: 50 Years of American Populism
American Spectator
Richard Nixon and his “silent majority” powered a counter-conservative Republican populism, culminating in the election of Ronald Reagan a decade later. Meanwhile, the Democratic Party came to be dominated by elite progressives, who had begun to ...

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Editorial: Republicans move right, Democrats move left - Roanoke Times

Wed, 06/13/2018 - 00:07

Editorial: Republicans move right, Democrats move left
Roanoke Times
Comstock and Scott Taylor easily turned back more conservative challengers in their primaries in Northern Virginia and Hampton Roads, respectively. Statewide ... While Republicans statewide were leaning to the hard right to nominate Stewart, Democrats ...

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GOP Rep. Mark Sanford Concedes Defeat After Crossing Trump - NPR

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 23:31

NPR

GOP Rep. Mark Sanford Concedes Defeat After Crossing Trump
NPR
Results from Tuesday's primaries underscored one major theme – it's Donald Trump's Republican Party now. In South Carolina, a ... And there are some contests that highlight the liberal vs. moderate divides that have roiled some Democratic primary races ...
Loyalty To Trump On The Ballot In Tuesday's PrimariesWAMU 88.5
SC Rep. Sanford defeated; 4 other states voteDeseret News

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Democrats look to energize African-American, moderate white voters - Christian Science Monitor

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 16:39

Christian Science Monitor

Democrats look to energize African-American, moderate white voters
Christian Science Monitor
Mike Espy's attempt to become the first African-American senator from Mississippi since the late 1800s highlights the importance of the African-American vote in several of this year's Senate races, as well as the Democratic Party's overall campaign ...

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Alan Dershowitz Torches the ACLU for Partisanship - Townhall

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 16:38

Townhall

Alan Dershowitz Torches the ACLU for Partisanship
Townhall
... the Republican incumbent Irwin Carmichael. What happened to simply litigating? Dershowitz recalled the ACLU's glory days, when it was committed to defending core civil liberties and was made up of Democrats, Republicans, liberals and conservatives.

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Loyalty To Trump On The Ballot In Tuesday's Primaries - WAMU 88.5

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 11:16

WAMU 88.5

Loyalty To Trump On The Ballot In Tuesday's Primaries
WAMU 88.5
And there are also some contests that highlight the liberal vs. moderate divides that have roiled some Democratic primary races this year as well. Plus, we'll see the first state adopt a voting system .... contest, a key pickup opportunity for ...

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Loyalty To Trump On The Ballot In Tuesday's Primaries - KSMU Radio

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 11:00

Sacramento Bee

Loyalty To Trump On The Ballot In Tuesday's Primaries
KSMU Radio
Tuesday's primaries provide one of the clearest tests yet of how much GOP primary voters are willing to tolerate a candidate who has criticized President Trump. Last week's Alabama primary saw one GOP ... And there are also some contests that highlight ...
Nevada voters face familiar names on Tuesday primary ballotSacramento Bee

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Democrats aim to mobilize African-American base, win back white moderates - KFGO News

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 07:13

KFGO News

Democrats aim to mobilize African-American base, win back white moderates
KFGO News
The centrist rhetoric reflects Espy's challenge in trying to win this conservative stronghold and become the state's first African-American senator since the late 1800s and its first Democratic senator since 1989. With little chance of converting hard ...

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Democrats aim to mobilize African-American base, win back white moderates - Reuters

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 07:11

Reuters

Democrats aim to mobilize African-American base, win back white moderates
Reuters
With little chance of converting hard-core Republicans, Espy needs to capture moderate and independent white voters in a state that voted heavily for Donald Trump in 2016 – while at the same time energizing Mississippi's large and typically liberal ...

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Democrats aim to mobilize African-American base, win back white moderates - Reuters

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 07:11

Reuters

Democrats aim to mobilize African-American base, win back white moderates
Reuters
The centrist rhetoric reflects Espy's challenge in trying to win this conservative stronghold and become the state's first African-American senator since the late 1800s and its first Democratic senator since 1989. With little chance of converting hard ...

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Democrats Aim to Mobilize African-American Base, Win Back White Moderates - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 06/12/2018 - 07:08

Democrats Aim to Mobilize African-American Base, Win Back White Moderates
U.S. News & World Report
Political analysts give Espy a realistic, but difficult, shot to win Mississippi - and it's the kind of upset the party needs to take control of the Senate from Republicans. Strategists say Democrats' narrow path to flipping Republicans' two-seat ...

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