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Dems Rebuff Trump Invite, Thwarting Effort To Bypass Pelosi.

The administration is trying to peel off Democratic support for Trump’s demand for border wall money and negotiate directly with centrist lawmakers and some newly elected freshmen.

Associated Press


Democrats Want To Run On Issues In 2020. But Does Beating Trump Matter Most?

Will liberals insist on imposing policy litmus tests on 2020 presidential hopefuls or rally behind the candidate most capable of defeating the president?

New York Times


De Blasio Not Ruling Out A 2020 Bid

"There is still a lot of moderate voices in the party that did not learn the lessons of 2016 and are not listening to what people need in this country,” said the Democratic New York mayor.

Politico


Why Democrats May Go Hard Left In 2020.

Potential 2020 Democratic contenders seem to be falling over themselves to be seen as the most progressive.

CNN


Progressive Groups Blast Centrist Tilt Of House Democrats’ Campaign Arm

Rep. Cheri Bustos’ leadership team at the DCCC is drawn exclusively from the business-friendly New Democrat Coalition.

Huffington Post


Freshman Dems Feeling The Heat As Shutdown Drags On

Moderate Democrats in the New Democrat Coalition pressed Speaker Pelosi later Wednesday to lay out a strategy for how to get out of the shutdown fight as well as her plans for House Democrats in the coming months.

Politico


House Gop Leaders Fear Support Eroding For Trump’S Shutdown Fight

15 to 25 moderate House members are expressing a desire to vote with Democrats to open the government.

Politico


U.S. Still Leans Conservative, But Liberals Keep Recent Gains

35% on average described themselves as conservative, 35% as moderate and 26% as liberal.

Gallup

MODERATEVOTERS.ORG CONGRESSIONAL HONOR ROLL - 2013-2014*

HOUSE DEMOCRATS

John Barrow (D-GA)
Jim Matheson (D-UT)
Mike McIntyre (D-NC)
Henry Cuellar (D-TX)
William Owens (D-NY)
Ron Barber (D-AZ)
Pete Gallego (D-TX)
Nick Rahall (D-WV)
Collin Peterson (D-MN)
Patrick Murphy (D-FL)
Sean Maloney (D-NY)
Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ)
Jim Costa (D-CA)
Daniel Maffei (D-NY)
Raul Ruiz (D-CA)

HOUSE REPUBLICANS

Christopher Gibson (R-NY)
Michael Grimm (R-NY)
Richard Hanna (R-NY)
Walter Jones (R-NC)
Michael Fitzpatrick (R-NC)
Christopher Smith (R-NJ)
Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ)
Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ)
Jon Runyan (R-NJ)
Thomas Massie (R-KY)
John Shimkus (R-IL)
Leonard Lance (R-NJ)
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)
Justin Amash (R-MI)
Peter King (R-NY)

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Joe Manchin (D-WV)
Mark Pryor (D-AR)
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)

SENATE REPUBLICANS

Susan Collins (R-ME)
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)

 

* Based on National Journal Congressional Rankings

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DAILY QUOTE

"The hardest thing about any political campaign is how to win without proving that you are unworthy of winning." - Adlai E. Stevenson

LATEST NEWS

ESSAYS

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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