Friday, November 16, 2018

Tag: Democrats

Ranked-choice voting flips House seat in Maine

"A victory not just for Democratic challenger Jared Golden, but voters who demand a fair and representative process."

From disappointment to hope: The US midterms show Progressives’ growing strength

All in all, the results of these midterms show that progressive ideas are gaining ground with American voters, even in unexpected places.

Kyrsten Sinema flips Senate seat in Arizona in historic win

"As long as I've served Arizona, I've worked to help others see our common humanity and find common ground. That's the same approach I'll take to representing our great state in the Senate, where I'll be an independent voice for all Arizonans."

The left is already winning the 2020 presidential race

Democrats are embracing bold progressive policies – and setting the terms of the debate – for the first time in 40 years.

How blue states help red states

In reality, voters in red states are as dependent on the federal government as voters in blue states, and, truth be told, even more dependent.

The House has gone democratic. Can the House now go bold?

That all depends – on their eagerness to think big and bold, on their willingness to challenge the concentrated wealth and power that’s keeping things from changing.

These 14 Democrats are at core of what Bernie Sanders calls...

"The political establishment notwithstanding, the future belongs to progressives."

Any Democrat who takes fossil fuel money should face a primary...

The fossil fuel industry’s campaign contributions are a threat to democracy.

Flipping the House is nice, but the real power is local

The more relevant political battle lines will continue to shift to our states and cities, where the real struggle for power lies.

Not a blue wave, but perhaps a foreshock of the big...

We’ve got an interesting next two years ahead of us.

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Trump says Republicans lost at midterms because people put on disguises to vote illegally

"If you buy a box of cereal - you have a voter ID."

Authoritarian: Sanders describes Trump after the administration attacks the free press

"Trump describes the free media as an "enemy of the people"; attacks leaders of democratic countries while cozying up to authoritarian nations; and now uses his influence to try to stop the counting of votes in FL and GA."
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NY politician: We need to block $3 billion handout for Amazon & use money...

New York Assemblymember Ron Kim is introducing legislation to block the deal and redirect taxpayer money away from Amazon subsidies and toward student debt relief.

Despite famine, Khashoggi, and school bus massacre, House GOP moves swiftly to keep US...

The move ensured that Republicans can avoid voting on the bill – a vote in which they would have to choose between standing up against a war that has killed more than 15,000 civilians or angering President Donald Trump.
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As Jeff Bezos earns $191K per minute, why are NY & VA giving Amazon...

Many local politicians have openly criticized authorities in New York and Virginia for backing the deals, which will create a total of 50,000 jobs.

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