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A Democratic Narrative Misses the Reality of 2018 - The Wall Street Journal

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:40
A Democratic Narrative Misses the Reality of 2018  The Wall Street Journal

As the 2020 presidential race begins, a narrative is taking root among Democrats that their key voters are young, liberal and rebellious. But that misses the ...

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Columnist Joe Gannon: 'We are all progressives now' - GazetteNET

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:23
Columnist Joe Gannon: 'We are all progressives now'  GazetteNET

It's been a long time coming, my friends, but a change is gonna come. Is coming.And it is time to let optimism return triumphant.America is on the brink of a new ...

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We Don’t Need More Moral Elites. We Need Less Powerful Ones. - New York Magazine

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 09:00
We Don’t Need More Moral Elites. We Need Less Powerful Ones.  New York Magazine

Moral decline didn't make capitalism more predatory. Policies that weakened unions and enriched capitalists did.

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NATELSON: If Ginsburg Retires, Democrats Have A Trump Card — Packing The Supreme Court - The Daily Caller

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 08:30
NATELSON: If Ginsburg Retires, Democrats Have A Trump Card — Packing The Supreme Court  The Daily Caller

Conservatives need a plan for reforming the court far more than liberals do.

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Is this the beginning for Beto? - The Macomb Daily

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 07:15
Is this the beginning for Beto?  The Macomb Daily

The Wall Street Journal reports: "Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke is asking aides to create an itinerary for him to take a solo road trip outside of Texas where ...

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Can United Fort Worth be a major player? This election may test its strength - Star-Telegram

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 07:00
Can United Fort Worth be a major player? This election may test its strength  Star-Telegram

United Fort Worth, the progressive group formed out of the sanctuary bill outrage, looks at 2019's city election as a way to make an impact.

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The Hill's Morning Report — Washington searches for answers as shutdown hits 24 days | TheHill - The Hill

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 06:34
The Hill's Morning Report — Washington searches for answers as shutdown hits 24 days | TheHill  The Hill

Welcome to The Hill's Morning Report, and happy Monday (fingers crossed)! Our newsletter gets you up to speed on the most important developments in politics ...

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The left is pushing Democrats to embrace their greatest president. Why that’s a good thing. - Washington Post

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 06:03
The left is pushing Democrats to embrace their greatest president. Why that’s a good thing.  Washington Post

The New Deal is back. Nearly a century after President Franklin D. Roosevelt began his effort to revive the American economy through government programs, ...

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Democratic committee chairman resists party's climate change push - Politico

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 05:05
Democratic committee chairman resists party's climate change push  Politico

The two-time House Agriculture chairman, in an interview with POLITICO, was noncommittal about holding hearings on climate change mitigation.

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Unfettered by reelection concerns, will Gov. Tom Wolf return to progressive roots in second term? - Philly.com

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 05:02
Unfettered by reelection concerns, will Gov. Tom Wolf return to progressive roots in second term?  Philly.com

HARRISBURG — Since cruising to victory two months ago to win another four-year term, Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf has signed executive orders to push ...

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Chuck Grassley helped Trump redefine the judiciary. Now he will fend off demands to see president’s tax returns - Yahoo News

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 05:00
Chuck Grassley helped Trump redefine the judiciary. Now he will fend off demands to see president’s tax returns  Yahoo News

The second oldest member of the Senate prides himself on his bipartisan achievements, but he has been one of President Trump's most effective allies.

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How Ocasio-Cortez And Liberal Women Are Changing Their Party - Bloomberg

Mon, 01/14/2019 - 04:00
How Ocasio-Cortez And Liberal Women Are Changing Their Party  Bloomberg

A quartet of young Democratic women, new to Congress and unafraid to push boundaries, is making an audacious attempt to set their party's agenda and shape ...

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Conservatives and Liberals Work on Local-Level Renewal - The Atlantic

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 22:11
Conservatives and Liberals Work on Local-Level Renewal  The Atlantic

The prospect for governance at the national level is dark. If you were in doubt, here is some recent grist. This makes it all the more important to notice, to connect, ...

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To Take Back the Map, Democrats Need a Plan to Revive Heartland Cities - Washington Monthly

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 21:03
To Take Back the Map, Democrats Need a Plan to Revive Heartland Cities  Washington Monthly

The clustering of growth in a few coastal metro areas is partly to blame for the rise of GOP minority rule. by Daniel Block · Magazine. Jan-19-Block-3dMap-1 ...

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The Forgotten Lessons of LBJ's Domestic Legacy - Washington Monthly

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 20:58
The Forgotten Lessons of LBJ's Domestic Legacy  Washington Monthly

From food stamps to Medicare, Johnson's Great Society offers a model for how to create enduring federal initiatives by pulling together broad, diverse coalitions.

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The FTC Might Just Be Progressives' Secret Weapon - Washington Monthly

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 20:58
The FTC Might Just Be Progressives' Secret Weapon  Washington Monthly

A century ago, reformers gave the Federal Trade Commission extraordinary powers to take on abusive corporations. It's time to wake the agency up. by Sandeep ...

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Chilling Notion for 2020: Disinformation Will Be Homegrown - The New York Times

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 19:19
Chilling Notion for 2020: Disinformation Will Be Homegrown  The New York Times

Reports that a group of Democrats used online disinformation in the Alabama Senate race in 2017 raise the question of how low will the next presidential ...

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Analysis | The Trailer: Will Sanders's 2016 supporters rally behind him this time? - The Washington Post

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 17:54
Analysis | The Trailer: Will Sanders's 2016 supporters rally behind him this time?  The Washington Post

In this edition: The old Sanders magic, Tulsi Gabbard and her enemies, and the start of Castro 2020.

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‘Fault Lines’ Review: How Did We Get Here? - The Wall Street Journal

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 15:38
‘Fault Lines’ Review: How Did We Get Here?  The Wall Street Journal

There is plenty of evidence that Americans have become increasingly divided and embittered in recent years. It is harder to say why. Barton Swaim reviews ...

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Walters: Political hotline calls to Washington severed | Columns - Gazettextra

Sun, 01/13/2019 - 15:38
Walters: Political hotline calls to Washington severed | Columns  Gazettextra

Two years ago, Gov. Scott Walker could call up his old friend, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, with concerns about an issue or controversy involving ...

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