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Midwest Democrats’ answer to Trump: White, conventional and boring

When Tim Walz’s (pictured) campaign poll-tested the effect of defining a candidate as progressive, “that did not move the needle, really, at all,” Rick Kahn [...]
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Top takeaways from a groundbreaking election night for Democrats

A hodgepodge of states that voted in primaries on Tuesday revealed a surprising amount about the state of Democratic politics these days. In the Northeast, Democratic voters in two states made history: In Vermont, by nominating the nation’s [...]
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Primary night: Democrats plot a Midwest comeback

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Democrats are hoping to kickstart a comeback in the Midwest in Tuesday’s primaries, picking candidates to take on Republican Gov. Scott Walker in Wisconsin and succeed Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton in Minnesota. President Donald Trump’s [...]
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2020 Democrats take a page from Trump’s playbook on race

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President Donald Trump made race an overt issue in American politics. Now Democrats are ready to meet him head on. Some of the party’s top potential 2020 candidates are testing a barrage of early — and unusually explicit [...]
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Democrats surging on eve of pivotal special election

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WESTERVILLE, OHIO — The entire Republican Party machinery has converged on this suburban Columbus district for a furious eleventh-hour campaign aimed at saving a conservative House seat and averting another special election disaster. But [...]
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Corporate America hikes contributions to key Democrats

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Corporate PACs are increasing their contributions to several Democrats who are in line to lead powerful committees if their party retakes the House in November, another sign of the burgeoning expectations for Democrats’ showing in the midterms. The [...]
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Democrats’ 2020 presidential fight gets an early dress rehearsal

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NEW ORLEANS — An unwieldy field of top Democrats clamored for critical ground in the run-up to the 2020 presidential primary over the weekend, courting progressive activists as they tilt toward a full-on campaign. In a three-day audition [...]
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Tom Steyer’s $110 million plan to redefine the Democrats

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Tom Steyer has set plans to spend at least $ 110 million in 2018, making the billionaire investor the largest single source of campaign cash on the left and placing him on a path to create a parallel party infrastructure with polling, analytics [...]
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‘It’s a significant shift in our thinking’: Business takes fresh look at Democrats

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Business groups, at war with President Donald Trump over trade and immigration, say they’re taking steps to rebuild the political center — including taking fresh looks at moderate Democrats. The American Bankers Association [...]
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POLITICO Playbook: Democrats are ‘substantial favorites’ to win the House

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Presented by The Cook Political Report is moving Rep. Dennis Ross’ (R-Fla.) open seat from likely Republican to lean Republican as the environment [...]