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Karoline Leavitt hopes to show young voters that Democrats’ policies are to blame for the ‘out of reach’ American dream

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! EXCLUSIVE: Karoline Leavitt, the 24-year-old former spokeswoman for House GOP conference chairwoman Elise Stefanik and former deputy press secretary to President Trump, said the American dream was “completely out of reach” for her generation. voters because of the policies of the Democrats. …

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Democrats need more Joe Manchins

Comment this story Comment In the end, after a lot of drama, Senator Joe Manchin did the right thing. And by signing a legislative deal that will cut the deficit, reduce drug costs and invest in carbon-free home energy, he has made many progressives very happy. What progressives need to …

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Reviews | Growing GOP anger at Mitch McConnell offers Democrats a lesson

Comment this story Comment Republicans have staged a carnival of fake outrage since Sen. Joe Manchin III announced his support for a massive climate and health care package. Their claim: The West Virginia Democrat and his party doubled down on them by announcing a deal right after Senate Republicans helped …

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A dictionary according to the Democrats

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! In the 1870s, Gustave Flaubert wrote the Dictionary of Received Ideas. The satirical work was intended to poke fun at the mores of France at the time. Its definitions are absurd, sometimes contradictory and generally hilarious. Recently, it occurred to me that …

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Hulu does not run political ads on major issues in the Democratic midterm campaigns

Comment this story Comment Disney-backed streaming service Hulu is refusing to air political ads on central themes of the Democratic midterm campaigns, including abortion and guns, angering candidates and party leaders. The streaming service popular among young voters, which has a policy against airing content deemed controversial, is like other …

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Democrats scramble to fit priorities into budget bill

The collapse of plans to include climate and tax legislation in a bill Democrats can pass the Senate this summer with 51 votes has sparked a scramble among Democrats to squeeze other priorities into the package. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chair Patty Murray (D-Wash.) Says she wants …

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Democrats could lose reprieve on gas prices

Data: AAA; Graphic: Jacques Schrag/Axios Falling gas prices may be a political relief for President Biden and Democrats, but there’s no guarantee they won’t rise again before the midterm elections. Driving the news: The national average has fallen nearly 60 cents since breaking $5 a gallon in mid-June, per AAA, …

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Democrats call for first ban on semi-automatic weapons in 20 years

Comment this story Comment WASHINGTON — House Democrats moved forward on Wednesday with legislation that would ban certain semi-automatic weapons as they considered their most ambitious response yet to this summer’s spate of mass shootings. Democrats hope the 100-page bill passing through the Judiciary Committee will pass the House before …

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Democrats defend Trump officials’ COVID-19 response

With over one million deaths reported from COVID-19 and enormous collateral damage to public health, education and the economy, our response to the pandemic has been a disaster. Yet some House Democrats are now defending Trump administration officials responsible for initiating these misguided policies. Two Trump-appointed officials — former CDC …

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Democratic voters want to see their leaders fight

Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, the new leader of the 2.1 million-member California Federation of Labor, is tired of the Democrats “playing well.” “Maybe if we hadn’t been so polite, smart and reasonable, we wouldn’t be facing the never-ending losing battle we face today,” the former member of the Academy tweeted recently. …

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Democrats are trying to rebuild (a little) better

President Joe Biden’s economic agenda may have come back from the dead. If the original proposal was Build Back Better, it’s more like Build Back a Bit. Democrats this week took the first official step toward reviving a simplified version of the nearly $2 trillion plan that Sen. Joe Manchin …

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Staten Island Republicans and Democrats will face off in a softball game in support of Eden II and Autism Awareness

STATEN ISLAND, NY — Play ball! Members of Staten Island’s Republican and Democratic political parties will face off – but this time it’s only on the softball field. The charity softball game will bring the parties together as they raise funds for Eden II programs. On Saturday, July 9, at …

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‘F*** the 4th’: Arizona Democrats support crude July 4 event

OAs many celebrate America’s Independence with barbecues and fireworks, the Tucson Women’s March will host a “F*** the 4th” event. The Pima County Democratic Party caused a backlash on Twitter after posting a graphic for the event before deleting it on Friday, while continuing to encourage supporters to attend, citing …

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Republicans and Democrats get gas prices wrong

On June 13, gasoline prices hit an all-time high of $5 per gallon. What followed was an avalanche of accusations across the political spectrum. Democrats, including President Joe Biden, have accused oil companies of defrauding consumers in order to boost their own profits. Republicans countered that the high prices were …

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Frustration and growing anger among Democrats over caution on abortion

Placeholder while loading article actions Just hours after the Supreme Court’s ruling ending 50 years of abortion rights, President Biden laid out his ideal answer: elect more Democrats. “This fall, Roe is on the ballot,” Biden said at the White House. “Individual freedoms are on the ballot. The right to …

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Texas Democrats hope reaction to abortion ruling will help November election

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade rang the bell for a new round in the fight for abortion rights that will take place at the ballot box rather than in courtrooms. November’s midterm elections are the first test of how the nation will react to Friday’s …

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Nancy Pelosi blasted Supreme Court ruling on Roe, Mitch McConnell called it ‘correct’

Placeholder while loading article actions On Friday, Democratic lawmakers and candidates issued a torrent of statements of anger and defiance, vowing to make abortion rights a decisive issue for voters in November, as Republicans celebrated their victory in a multi-pronged struggle. decades for the Supreme Court to end the constitutional …

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Congressional Democrats ‘optimize’ chip deal that could come soon

The United States Capitol building is pictured in Washington, U.S., January 26, 2022. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) – U.S. Democrats said on Tuesday they hoped to strike a $52 billion bipartisan deal to subsidize U.S. semiconductor manufacturing and boost …

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Unlikely duo: Pennsylvania Democrats aim for a united front

FILE – Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman visits with people attending a Democratic Party event for candidates to meet and collect signatures for ballot petitions for Pennsylvania’s upcoming primary election, at the Steamfitters Technology Center in Harmony, Pennsylvania, March 4, 2022. The fate of the Democratic Party is intertwined with …

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Democrats urge supporters to act at McIntyre-Shaheen dinner

Cecile Richards. Photo/Ali Beaton MANCHESTER, NH – Conventional national political wisdom sees Democrats facing a tough election season this fall, but the assembled New Hampshire Democrats seemed excited Friday night as they gathered at the DoubleTree by Hilton Manchester Downtown for the annual McIntyre-Shaheen club dinner 100 from the New …

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The Democrats face a landslide defeat this year. They must change course now | Bernie Sanders

Aa moment in history where the Republican Party leadership is undermining democracy, ignoring the climate crisis, trying to overthrow Roe v Wade, opposing a minimum wage hike, passing more tax breaks for the rich and growth of the oligarchy, and prevents us from passing serious gun safety legislation, it would …

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‘Absolutely not worthless’: Democrats are learning to love a small-scale gun deal

Tens of thousands showed up Saturday for more than 450 March for Our Lives rallies across the country, where speakers called for universal background checks and a ban on the sale of assault weapons – or, at the very least, the requirement for Americans to be at least 21 before …

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MAKE SENSE: Democrats Host Gun Show | Open

Matthew McConaughey was the star of this week’s gun drama in Washington. Two weeks after the massacre of 19 school children in his hometown of Uvalde, Texas, the actor has issued an emotional plea for tougher gun control measures. McConaughey received — and deserved — praise for much of what …

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The Republicans were ready to self-destruct. The Democrats did not let them.

I was shocked recently to hear a longtime Republican friend say he was considering switching parties. Not just any Republican — he was nominated by two different GOP chairs and confirmed by the Senate each time, but he was trying to decide if he hit the straw. There is nothing …

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Democrats Prepare Response to Great Replacement Theory

House Democrats will ask their chamber on Wednesday to condemn last month’s massacre at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York. They will also ask them to rebuke the Grand Theory of Replacement, a white supremacist plot that the 18-year-old shooter cited as the motivation for the shooting that left …

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Meet the Democrats running for Senate District 41 | Elections

Two Democrats are on the ballot for Senate District 41, which covers rural northwest Scott County and all of Cedar County, with different philosophies on how Democrats should operate as a minority party . Nicole Tutton, a Mechanicalville Democrat and HR consultant on diversity and inclusion, said the Iowa Democratic …

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Rep. Jim Jordan accuses Democrats of engaging in ‘political theatre’ with gun control bills

Representative Jim Jordan on Thursday accused House Democrats of engaging in political theater by pushing a series of gun control bills that have no hope of becoming law. During a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the legislation, Mr. Jordan, a Republican from Ohio, said Democrats aren’t serious about finding bipartisan …

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Morristown Democrats plan to move from caucuses to primaries | St. Lawrence County

MORRISTOWN — Democrats in the town of Morristown are seeking to change the way their future candidates for office will be selected. Democrats currently use a caucus or rally to establish who will run on the Democratic line for office in the township. Morristown City Councilman Christopher BT Coffin and …

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Republicans heading to NRA convention in Houston slam hypocrisy of blaming Democrats for politicizing mass shootings

The NRA is the highly politicized body that spent decades radicalizing the GOP on guns and repealing moderate gun laws, resulting in a torrent of high-powered guns that ended up in private hands – like the kind an 18-year-old gunman legally purchased and used to kill 19 children and two …

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Democrats’ most crucial challenge, not just in 2022 but in 2024

Democrats aren’t just dealing with intellectual or political differences with Donald Trump supporters. They have a much bigger challenge – an emotional hurdle. Emotions are much harder to discuss or overcome than intellectual differences. Trump supporters, especially in economically troubled states, feel Democrats are out of touch with their needs. …

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How Democrats Can Survive Midterms

Placeholder while loading article actions Democrats have presumably noticed that their prospects in the November election aren’t good — but you wouldn’t know that by the way they talk to voters. President Joe Biden and his allies are proceeding as if everything is under control. The goals and the messages …

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Are the Democrats up to the job to prevent the next coup?

In 1980, because I was an idealistic conservative eager to do my part for democracy, I volunteered for my local Republican party as a poll watcher. As the polls closed, election officials asked us to assemble as they opened the backs of the machines one by one and counted the …

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Pennsylvania Democrats pay for campaign signs promoting Philadelphia Republican Martina White

Some Democrats in far northeast Philadelphia were alarmed on Tuesday to see bright red signs around polling places promoting Republican State Rep. Martina White. Not because of the signs themselves — which simply promote White as “the Republican voice of the PA” as she ran unopposed for re-election in Pa. …

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Democrats’ “moral oblivion” and other comments

Watch Washington: Democrats’ “Moral Oblivion” “After Judge Alito’s draft opinion quashing Roe v. Wade leaked, Sen. Chuck Schumer “decided to tap into his party’s dark identity,” rants Matt Purple of Spectator World. The Democratic leader introduced a bill that “would not just codify Roe” but “would go much further, allowing …

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In a tough year, Democrats on all sides worry about eligibility

On Monday evening, several left-leaning congressional candidates joined a call for emergency organizing with activists reeling from a proposed Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. A somber Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, opening the discussion, acknowledged that Democrats held control in Washington but were nonetheless “in an uphill battle …

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Big-name Democrats stop in Erie for the party’s annual spring dinner

(WJET) – Pennsylvania’s primary election is less than a week away. On Wednesday, some high-profile Democrats were in Erie for the party’s annual spring dinner. WJET traveled to Erie County Democratic Headquarters for a preview. Among those big names was attorney Josh Shapiro, who is the presumptive Democratic nominee for …

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Reviews | Democrats turn out to be the real abortion extremists

Placeholder while loading article actions Democrats are salivating at the prospect of portraying Republicans as anti-abortion extremists in the wake of the early cancellation of Roe vs. Wade. But their refusal to accept limits on late-term abortions shows that they are the real extremists. Third-trimester abortions are incredibly unpopular with …

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NARAL president calls abortion a ‘major motivator’ for Democrats, women and ‘all Americans’

NARAL Pro-Choice America President Mini Timmaraju said in a new interview that abortion will be a “major motivator” for Democrats, women, and “all Americans” when voters head to the polls to vote. the November midterm elections. Asked by ABC’s Martha Raddatz if she thinks abortion will be “the issue” in …

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Protesters blast the Supreme Court — and Democrats — during a rally downtown on Friday

More than a thousand protesters gathered in Copley Square on Friday night, targeting the Supreme Court’s leaked draft decision that would overturn Roe vs. Wade and also to Democrats in Washington, DC, for failing to pass legislation protecting the right to abortion. Organizers from the Party for Socialism and Liberation …

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Trump still won’t shut up. He is doing a huge service to Democrats running for office | Robert Reich

Jhe early May before the midterm elections marks the start of the primary season and six months of fall campaigning. The conventional view this year is that the Democrats will be beaten in November. Why? Because midterms are usually referendums on a president’s performance, and Biden’s approval ratings are in …

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Election 2022: The political environment is dire for Democrats — and it could get worse

China’s new major struggle with Covid-19, for example – fueled by its low vaccination rate – and its repressive lockdowns again threaten to tighten the global supply chains that helped drive up inflation in the first place. . And if the war in Ukraine, as expected, severely affects the harvest …

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Senate Democrats add bill to remove indicted former lieutenant governor from ballot

ALBANY — State Senate leaders introduced a bill Friday night that would remove the name of former Lt. Gov. Brian A. Benjamin from the June primary ballot following his recent indictment on federal corruption charges. Benjamin, named lieutenant governor by Gov. Kathy Hochul in September after passing a background check, …

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Democrats back Gulf carbon storage, despite criticism

WASHINGTON — Democrats on Thursday signaled support for developing the Gulf of Mexico into a carbon storage hub, despite objections from some environmentalists. During a hearing before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources, Chairman Alan Lowenthal, D-NY, said that while he has concerns about environmental impacts, carbon storage …

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Utah Democrats Endorse Independent McMullin vs. Lee

Independent Senate candidate Evan McMullin has the support of the Donkey Party. Photo-Illustration: Intelligencer; Photos: Getty Images When a political party finds itself in a hopeless minority position, it sometimes has to get creative to stay relevant. That’s exactly what Utah Democrats are doing, like Washington To post reports: Utah …

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Reviews | Virginia Democrats should fight for the common good

Regarding Metro’s April 21 article “Gasoline tax exemption ends in Maryland as Virginia debates its own”: The Virginia General Assembly will debate Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin’s (R) plan to suspend the Commonwealth gasoline tax. As someone who has always voted for the Democrats, I think they would do well to …

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Sean Duffy calls on Democrats to compare conservatives to cult members

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Sean Duffy slammed Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md. Friday on “The Ingraham Angle” for Raskin’s comments likening conservatives to cut limbs in need of deprogramming. SEAN DUFFY: Is not it [Democrats] the party that wants to talk about sex and transgender with children …

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Democrats’ Hispanic voter problem mirrors their problem as working-class voters

Hispanic voters are rapidly reassessing their relationship with the Democratic Party, creating a problem for Democrats that in some ways reflects their struggle to retain working-class voters. A Quinnipiac poll released last week found Hispanic voters disapprove of President Joe Biden‘s job performance more than any other racial group, with …

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Polls spell trouble for Biden, Democrats with Hispanic voters

(The Hill) – President Biden has been mired in a series of disappointing polls, but recent polls suggest he’s particularly struggling to retain support among Hispanic voters. A Quinnipiac University poll released this week found just 26% of Hispanic voters polled approved of Biden’s job performance, the lowest rating of …

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Reviews | Democrats must woo black voters, not just rely on the GOP to offend them

Placeholder while loading article actions Republicans like to claim they have a “real” opportunity to broaden their support among black voters. They’re probably wrong, given their denial of systemic racism, their defense of “color blindness” and their attempts to belittle the first black woman to rise to the Supreme Court. …

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House Democrats’ PAC buys Carrick Flynn ads in CD6, angers other candidates – Oregon Capital Chronicle

A political action committee affiliated with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is spending nearly $1 million on TV ads for a Democratic candidate in Oregon’s new congressional district. The other candidates are not happy. The race for the Democratic nomination in the new 6th congressional district — encompassing Salem, parts of …

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Senator urges Democrats to ‘shout from the rooftops’ against Republicans | Democrats

Democrats need to make more noise when taking on Republicans, a US senator says, after angry remarks in the Senate in which he blasted Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley for delaying Pentagon nominations and voting against the aid to Ukraine, among other trouble spots. “Democrats need to make more noise,” Brian …

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Do Democrats really want Amazon workers to win?

Photo: Eduardo Munoz Avarez/AP/Shutterstock Seventy-nine years old and slumped toward a devastating midterm reprimand, President Joe Biden rarely seems to enjoy his job these days. But some of the old spark was there on Wednesday, when addressing a gathering of construction unionists in Washington, D.C., Biden spoke in the first …

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US House Democrats applaud end of Trump-era border migrant policy

WASHINGTON — Democrats at a U.S. House Homeland Security panel hearing on Wednesday welcomed the end of a Trump-era policy that turned away migrants seeking asylum at the border. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the so-called Title 42 policy, enacted for public health reasons at the start …

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Newt Gingrich explains why Democrats won’t move to center before midterm elections

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! Contemporary liberalism is akin to a “secular religion,” which the left sees as “divinely inspired by their brains,” former House Speaker Newt Gingrich told Fox News on Monday. On “The Ingraham Angle,” host Laura Ingraham noted that Democrats don’t seem likely to …

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Illinois Democrats try to sell anti-crime programs before end of session, midterms loom

Illinois Politics Associated press April 3, 2022 2 minutes Illinois Democrats introduced anti-crime measures on Friday under pressure from rising violence and Republican criticism, promising more in the final days of the Legislature’s spring session. By JOHN O’CONNOR SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — Democrats in Illinois introduced anti-crime measures on Friday under …

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Illinois Senate Democrats Present Mostly Temporary $1.8 Billion Tax Relief Proposal Capitolnewsillinois.com

Sen. Scott Bennett, D-Champaign, addresses a tax relief proposal touted by Senate Democrats Friday at the Illinois Capitol. (Capitol News Illinois photo by Peter Hancock) Friday, April 1, 2022 Includes direct checks to Illinoisans, expands Pritzker proposal by $800 million By JERRY NOWICKIIllinois Capitol [email protected]

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From opioids to Medicare, Democrats focus on health care

March 30, 2022 – For Democrats in Washington, this week is about changes in health care, as they seek to draw attention to proposals to expand access to medical care, the White House unveiling its new budget request and lawmakers revisiting the “Medicare-for-all” approach. President Joe Biden’s budget request for …

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Froma Harrop: Who says Democrats are soft on crime? | Froma Harrop

Froma Harrop Frank Abrokwa is the repeat offender who, to the surprise of many, was released after smearing his own feces on the face of a woman waiting at a Bronx subway station. Apparently, nothing on his long rap sheet required bail under New York State’s bail reform laws. My …

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Maryland judge rejects Democrats’ congressional redistricting map

A Maryland judge ruled on Friday that Democrats in the state drew an “extreme gerrymander” and rejected the state’s new congressional map, the first time this round of Democratic-drawn district redistricting has been defeated before a tribunal. Anne Arundel County Circuit Court Senior Judge Lynne A. Battaglia’s ruling found that …

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Illinois House Democrats pass plan to use $2.7 billion in federal funds to reduce unemployment insurance fund debt

SPRINGFIELD (WGEM) — The Illinois General Assembly is working quickly this week to use one-time federal dollars to settle debt in the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund. House Democrats passed a plan late Wednesday to direct $2.7 billion from the U.S. bailout to the unemployment fund to fill the current …

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Susan Swecker easily wins re-election as chairwoman of the Virginia Democratic Party

Josh Stanfield, executive director of the liberal group Activate Virginia, came in far behind with 31 votes. Stanfield served as campaign manager last year for Del. Lee J. Carter (D-Manassas), a self-proclaimed socialist who ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination. Fairfax County Democratic Committee member Jim McBride was in …

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Pennsylvania Democrats try to quit smoking in casinos

Dauphin Co. Commissioners Oppose I-83 Bridge Toll 3 hours ago Lancaster DA says cop arrest ‘impacted some cases’ 4 hours ago “Local lawmakers react to Zelenskyy’s speech in Congress” 5 hours ago Lancaster Co. farmer making blue and yellow sausages… 5 hours ago $1 million grant for electric freight trains …

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New poll confirms Democrats’ leftist policies are out of touch

The Democratic Party is seen by voters as both inefficient and out of touch, and as a result is at risk of major seat losses in the midterm elections, according to a new poll by Schoen-Cooperman. Indeed, the results of our survey – which was conducted among likely voters in …

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Democrats say Spirit-Frontier merger could raise airfares | Colorado News

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several congressional Democrats are warning that the proposed combination of Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines would reduce competition among low-cost carriers and raise fares in times of inflation. Lawmakers said previous mergers had hurt consumers and workers, and if Frontier and Spirit ever abandoned their budget carrier …

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Democrats, Republicans and Biden agree on a dizzying increase in the military budget

The Biden administration and congressional leaders from the Democratic and Republican parties reached an agreement Wednesday morning on passage of a comprehensive budget bill funding federal spending for the remainder of the current fiscal year, which will extends until September 30. The House of Representatives passed the bill Wednesday night, …

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Democrats set for possible budget vote on Friday

House Democratic leaders on Tuesday warned their troops to prepare for a last-ditch effort later in the week to prevent a government shutdown — if necessary. House Majority Leader Steny HoyerSteny Hamilton HoyerHoyer: House plans to vote this week to ban Russian oil imports Pelosi says Ukraine aid deal is …

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Wave of House Democrat retirements fuels fears for party’s election prospects | Democrats

For Michigan Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence, it was a question from her husband, “When is it our time?” For North Carolina Congressman David Price, it was the judgment that “the time has come” to resign. Some retired Democrats have blamed the gridlock and dysfunction on Capitol Hill while others point to …

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Democrats say Frank LaRose ‘has failed in the most spectacular way’

CLEVELAND (WJW) — Ohio’s top Democrats are calling out Secretary of State Frank LaRose claiming he failed the redistricting and cost Ohio millions. New Ohio Congressional District Map Approved At a Friday morning press conference scheduled for 11 a.m., Ohio Democratic Party Chairwoman Elizabeth Walters and candidate for Secretary of …

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Democrats back House tax cut plan, but wary of Senate talks

The House passed on Wednesday HB 7071, a set of tax reduction provisions, including time-limited sales tax exemptions for sporting events, back-to-school items, hand tools, diapers and other items. This sets the stage for talks with the Senate on the Legislative Assembly’s final tax measure. Although the GOP-controlled House’s tax …

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US Democrats hoard lawyers and cash to fight Republican election laws

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during a party for the Democratic National Committee (DNC), at the Washington Hotel, in Washington, U.S., December 14, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Feb 27 (Reuters) – Democrats are preparing to spend record sums on lawyers, advertising …

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Trio of abortion bills halted by Colorado Democrats as procedure faces new nationwide threats

Colorado Democrats rejected three Republican abortion bills late Wednesday and early Thursday as the nation’s highest court considers the future of federal protections for the procedure. Two of the Republican proposals would have outright criminalized abortion in the state. The third would have forced doctors to report more information about …

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Council Democrats appeal to campaign treasurer for redistricting panel

City Council Democrats have named the campaign treasurer of one of its most powerful members to help oversee the delicate task of redrawing the Big Apple’s 51 council districts – raising concerns about potential conflict and the favoritism, sources told the Post. The Council’s Democratic Conference chose attorney Gregory Kirschenbaum, …

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The Democrats’ Crime Enigma | News

The May 2020 killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis at the hands of a police officer sparked a wave of Black Lives Matter protests across the US and sparked impassioned calls to ‘defund the police’ from progressive activists . In the aftermath of Floyd’s death, Democrats – including then-presidential candidate …

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AOC campaign electrifies crowds as Democrats fear brutal midterms | Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Holding a gold microphone and wearing a seafoam green pantsuit, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez energized the San Antonio crowd with her vision to swing the state of Texas under Democratic control. “It will happen,” Ocasio-Cortez said at a rally earlier this month. “The only question is when, Texas.” As the crowd cheered, …

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Squad politics backfire as Democrats struggle with party image

The politics of the hard left of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (DN.Y.) and the so-called “Squad,” once a dominant theme for many elected Democrats, are turning against the ruling party, top Democrats tell us. Why is this important: The push to defund the police, rename schools and tear down statues has …

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Guilford County Democrats to elect replacement for late Commissioner Carolyn Coleman

A group of Guilford County Democrats will meet on Thursday to choose a successor to the late Carolyn Coleman on the Guilford County Board of Commissioners. Coleman, a longtime civic activist who represented District 7 since 2002 and was the council’s first African-American chairman, died Jan. 26. Carolyn Coleman, Guilford …

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McMullin seeks support from GOPers, Democrats, more to oust Sen. Mike Lee | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo provided Evan McMullin, independent candidate for the United States Senate As U.S. Senate hopeful Evan McMullin campaigns for support, he’s appealing to a cross-section of Utahns, even suggesting that Democrats waive a prospect’s selection and back him to bolster the candidate’s prospects. independent. “I hope …

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Kiss or avoid? Midterm dilemma for Democrats as Biden ratings plunge | Joe Biden

OWith a handshake and a brief hug, Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger welcomed Joe Biden to her Virginia district last Thursday. The event was a chance to highlight the administration’s plans to reduce the cost of prescription drugs, but it was also a chance for the US president to promote his party …

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Potential new taxes back $16 billion transportation plan by WA Democrats

To help fund more than $16 billion in transportation projects, Democrats in Washington state have proposed a new tax on fuel exports that could raise up to $2 billion. At the same time, Democrats also hope to give local governments more authority to tax natural gas, steam and telecommunications companies …

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Sanders calls on Democrats to bring drug pricing bill to Senate

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersManchin crosses party lines as he formally endorses Murkowski’s midterm primaries that could be key to balancing the Senate Schumer faces war brewing and Progressives step up primary threats MORE (I-Vt.) Wednesday called on Senate Democrats to vote on legislation to lower the cost of prescription drugs …

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