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What’s Happening To The Democratic Party?

Many have speculated that the Democratic Congressional caucus will be pulled to the left. Data suggests this is unlikely.

Brookings Institute


Candidates Don't Win Elections From The Extremes, Says Ex-Obama Strategist

"This is a centrist country. We don't live at the extremes. And you don't win elections, and you can't govern from either extreme."

The Hill


Jimmy Carter Cautions Democrats Not To Scare Off Moderates

Jimmy Carter has a warning for his fellow Democrats looking to oust the current administration: Don’t go too far to the left.

Associated Press


America’s Anger Paradox: Voters Want The Anger To Stop But Can’t Stop Being Angry

Voters wanting compromise view the rival party with disdain and frequently punish politicians for reaching across partisan lines.

Washington Post


Americans Cannot Give In To Political Tribalism

It’s an age old political tactic to play to tribal instincts, to turn us against them, and it persists today.

Kansas City Star


Rhode Island Governor Easily Fends Off Primary Challenge

Progressives have been trying to topple Rhode Island's moderate Democratic machine for years. Wednesday's primary offered mixed results.

NBC News


I Am Part Of The Resistance Inside The Trump Administration

"I work for the president but like-minded colleagues and I have vowed to thwart parts of his agenda and his worst inclinations."

New York Times


Bob Woodward: 'People Need To Wake Up' To What's Happening Under Trump

"I am convinced that people need to wake up and not kind of pretend this is just politics or this is partisan."

National Public Radio

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Pete Gallego (D-TX)
Nick Rahall (D-WV)
Collin Peterson (D-MN)
Patrick Murphy (D-FL)
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Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ)
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)
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)

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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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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:

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DAILY QUOTE

"A politician should have three hats. One for throwing into the ring, one for talking through, and one for pulling rabbits out of if elected." - Carl Sandburg

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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