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Trump Could Win Again

He’s unpopular, scandalous, and a bigot, and we may be sliding into a recession. But that might not matter.

The Atlantic


Does Bipartisanship On Capitol Hill Really Exist?

Does bipartisanship in Congress exist? The short answer: Yes.

Bipartisanship Policy Center


Republicans Start To Sour On Gun Control Laws After Trump's Reversal

Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson is casting major doubt on the prospects of significant gun regulations passing this fall.

Politico


So, What Do Democrats Say In Poll After Poll That They Want In A 2020 Presidential Candidate?

Generally most political scientists would say that a candidate perceived as a moderate would, all things equal, do better than one perceived as an extremist.

New York Times


Democratic Divide In Iowa: Will ‘Medicare For All’ And Free College Appeal To Rural Voters Or Send Them Back To Trump In 2020?

"They’ve got to find candidates who can do better in rural areas. Now, do you do that with a moderate message or a more progressive message?"

Chicago Tribune


A Republican Poll Shows Overwhelming Support For Stricter Gun Control Among Suburban Women

Moderate Republicans are sounding the alarm that action is needed.

Washington Post


What Rep. Abigail Spanberger Learned After Clashing With Progressives

Sometimes your biggest foes will be in your own party.

Washington Post


Elizabeth Warren Is Gaining Ground. But Her Path To The Nomination Is Harder Than You Think.

Warren’s progressivism could be enough to propel her forward, but it looks just as likely to alienate the moderate voters she will ultimately need to become the nominee.

Washington Post

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

SENATE DEMOCRATS

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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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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

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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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