Liberalism

FILE - In this March 23, 2017 file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. In a pair of special House elections, Republicans are raising the specter of a second turn as House speaker for Pelosi to excite or scare GOP voters and sway independents enough to counter surging opposition to President Donald Trump. The strategy could be a defining theme of the 2018 elections. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
May 01, 2017 - 8:17 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Move over Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, Republicans have a new campaign boogeyman. Well, sort of new. It's more of an encore for Nancy Pelosi, the 77-year-old House Democratic leader who spent four years as the nation's first female speaker, lost her majority in 2010 and now...
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In a Monday, March 27, 2017 photo, Democratic Congressional candidate Jon Ossoff greets supporters outside of the East Roswell Branch Library in Roswell, Ga., on the first day of early voting. President Donald Trump is attacking the leading Democratic candidate for a special election in a typically conservative Georgia congressional district, with Republicans bidding to avoid a major upset. On Twitter, Trump said Monday April 17, 2017, that "The super Liberal Democrat in the Georgia Congressional race tomorrow wants to protect criminals, allow illegal immigration and raise taxes!" (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
April 18, 2017 - 9:03 am
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Republicans are bidding to prevent a major upset in a conservative Georgia congressional district where Democrats stoked by opposition to President Donald Trump have rallied behind a candidate who has raised a shocking amount of money for a special election. Tuesday's jungle-...
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In a Monday, March 27, 2017 photo, Democratic Congressional candidate Jon Ossoff greets supporters outside of the East Roswell Branch Library in Roswell, Ga., on the first day of early voting. President Donald Trump is attacking the leading Democratic candidate for a special election in a typically conservative Georgia congressional district, with Republicans bidding to avoid a major upset. On Twitter, Trump said Monday April 17, 2017, that "The super Liberal Democrat in the Georgia Congressional race tomorrow wants to protect criminals, allow illegal immigration and raise taxes!" (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
April 18, 2017 - 8:15 am
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Republicans are bidding to prevent a major upset in a conservative Georgia congressional district where Democrats stoked by opposition to President Donald Trump have rallied behind a candidate who has raised a shocking amount of money for a special election. Tuesday's jungle-...
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In a Monday, March 27, 2017 photo, Democratic Congressional candidate Jon Ossoff greets supporters outside of the East Roswell Branch Library in Roswell, Ga., on the first day of early voting. President Donald Trump is attacking the leading Democratic candidate for a special election in a typically conservative Georgia congressional district, with Republicans bidding to avoid a major upset. On Twitter, Trump said Monday April 17, 2017, that "The super Liberal Democrat in the Georgia Congressional race tomorrow wants to protect criminals, allow illegal immigration and raise taxes!" (AP Photo/Alex Sanz)
April 18, 2017 - 3:59 am
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Republicans are bidding to prevent a major upset in a conservative Georgia congressional district where Democrats stoked by opposition to President Donald Trump have rallied behind a candidate who has raised a shocking amount of money for a special election. Tuesday's jungle-...
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FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2017, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Promising to "expose the Republican Party for what it is," Sanders predicted April 12, that President Donald Trump would be a one-term president as the liberal icon prepared to launch a nationwide tour to rally Democrats. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
April 12, 2017 - 6:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Promising to "expose the Republican Party for what it is," Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders predicted Wednesday that President Donald Trump would be a one-term president as the liberal icon prepared to launch a nationwide tour to rally Democrats. "In terms of the first three months in...
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April 12, 2017 - 5:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is predicting that President Donald Trump will be a one-term president. The liberal icon addressed Trump's future on Wednesday as he previewed an upcoming political tour during an interview with The Associated Press. Sanders cited Trump's weak poll...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2017, file photo, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks during a meeting about climate change and sustainable development at United Nations headquarters. President Donald Trump is a unifying force for Democrats, bringing together disparate factions in opposition to nearly every presidential move. “We have been right and successful in saying ‘no’ when he wants to drive the Titanic into the iceberg,” said Inslee. Now, Inslee said, “we have to take actions that show we can drive in forward and not in reverse.” (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, file)
April 11, 2017 - 3:47 am
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump is a unifying force for Democrats, bringing together disparate factions in opposition to nearly every presidential move. But solidarity — at least for now — doesn't necessarily add up to a strategy that can help Democrats win more elections after a precipitous...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2017, file photo, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks during a meeting about climate change and sustainable development at United Nations headquarters. President Donald Trump is a unifying force for Democrats, bringing together disparate factions in opposition to nearly every presidential move. “We have been right and successful in saying ‘no’ when he wants to drive the Titanic into the iceberg,” said Inslee. Now, Inslee said, “we have to take actions that show we can drive in forward and not in reverse.” (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, file)
April 11, 2017 - 3:44 am
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump is a unifying force for Democrats, bringing together disparate factions in opposition to nearly every presidential move. But solidarity — at least for now — doesn't necessarily add up to a strategy that can help Democrats win more elections after a precipitous...
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Sens.s Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., left, and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, embrace during a rally Friday, March 31, 2017, in Boston. Sanders and Warren are making a joint appearance at the evening rally in Boston as liberals continue to mobilize against the agenda of Republican President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
March 31, 2017 - 10:06 pm
BOSTON (AP) — At a rally that had the feel of a campaign event, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren appealed to their supporters Friday as liberals continue to mobilize against the agenda of Republican President Donald Trump. The joint appearance by the senators from Vermont and Massachusetts,...
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In this photo taken Thursday, March 23, 2017, Sheryl, left, a homeless woman who declined to give her last name, talks with outreach worker Brenda Frazier, as part of a new team of outreach workers and police officers that go out and connect homeless people to services in Seattle. Sheryl said she has lived in a tent in a greenbelt near Interstate Highway 90 for about six months. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 27, 2017 - 2:21 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle's mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem. But some are pushing back, saying the city already spends millions to combat homelessness,...
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