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House Passes Bipartisan Prison Reform Bill

A bipartisan bill to reform the federal prison system by helping inmates prepare for life after their release and reduce recidivism rates passed the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday.

Reuters


Republican Moderates Are Finally Playing Hardball To Get What They Want

“Going along to get along will only get you so far when they [the Freedom Caucus] keep doing the same thing,” said one moderate Republican.

BuzzFeed News


Paul Ryan's House is Collapsing

Even the usually well-behaved moderate members are wreaking havoc on Paul Ryan's House.

Axios


House Panel Unveils Bipartisan Water Infrastructure Bill

Potential action on infrastructure at a time when President Trump’s broader rebuilding package appears to have hit a dead end.

The Hill


Moderate Republicans Will Get A Vote To Protect DREAMers Over The Objections Of Conservatives

GOP moderates succeeded in extracting an immigration vote from Paul Ryan, which angered conservative hardliners so much that a farm bill went down as collateral damage.

BuzzFeed News


The Far Left is Winning the Democratic Civil War

Tuesday was a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day for Democratic moderates.

Washington Post


In the U.S. Senate, Talk of a Splinter Caucus to Force Compromise

While many senators say they would like to see more bipartisanship, most are probably afraid of the consequences of going against their party leadership.

Yahoo


Republicans Wrangle over DACA in Tense Private Meeting

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy warns centrists that forcing votes on immigration could cost the party its majority in the midterms.

Politico

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Jim Costa (D-CA)
Daniel Maffei (D-NY)
Raul Ruiz (D-CA)

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Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ)
Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ)
Jon Runyan (R-NJ)
Thomas Massie (R-KY)
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Leonard Lance (R-NJ)
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)
Justin Amash (R-MI)
Peter King (R-NY)

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Joe Manchin (D-WV)
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Joe Donnelly (D-IN)
Kay Hagan (D-NC)
Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)
Claire McCaskill (D-MO)
Mark Begich (D-AK)
Jon Tester (D-MT)
Mark Warner (D-VA)
Max Baucus (D-MT)

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Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
John McCain (R-AZ)
Roy Blunt (R-MO)
Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
Bob Corker (R-TN)
Jeff Flake (R-AZ)
Mark Kirk (R-IL)

 

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"Moderate" voters are one of the most misunderstood blocs of the electorate. While they have historically comprised a plurality of American voters - 41 percent of voters in 2012 and 44 percent in 2008 - moderates are not nearly as monolithic as liberals or conservatives in their ideology or their voting behavior. These four facts can help demystify the role of moderate voters in today's politics:

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ARE YOU A MODERATE?

You weigh arguments from both sides. You see complexity where others find certainty. You don't shout down discussion. You see the folly of absolutes. Compromise is a virtue. You are willing to give a little to get a little. You want government to work and believe it can, but fear it won't. Your decision is not whether to vote, but for whom to vote. You are willing to be persuaded. You are a moderate; you occupy the center. You represent the plurality of the national electorate. You are interesting. And you are not alone.

Third Way  More

4 FACTS ABOUT MODERATES

"Moderate" voters are one of the most misunderstood blocs of the electorate. While they have historically comprised a plurality of American voters - 41 percent of voters in 2012 and 44 percent in 2008 - moderates are not nearly as monolithic as liberals or conservatives in their ideology or their voting behavior. These four facts can help demystify the role of moderate voters in today's politics:

Stefan Hankin  More

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