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When Does It Make Sense to Make Voters Mad?

James Oliphant, Natl JrnlFor decades, Republicans have been the undisputed masters of what might be called the politics of grievance, the sowing of disharmony among the electorate in order to drive turnout. Think of Nixon’s Silent Majority. Or the Reagan Democrat. Or, more recently, the ceaseless fear-mongering over Obamacare. Full News here – RealClearPolitics – […]

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Nearly half of likely Michigan voters oppose governor’s Detroit bailout plan, poll says

Nearly half of likely general election voters in Michigan oppose the multi-million dollar plan proposed by the governor to bail out the city of Detroit, according to a new poll. Full News here – FOXNews.com

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Politics Counts: If Democrats Motivate Women Voters, Then What?

If the Democrats’ goal is to drive up turnout among women, particularly women younger than 50, and turn that polling advantage into a vote advantage, what’s the prognosis for the the party? Full News here – Washington Wire

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U.S. senator warns of disenchanted voters in New Hampshire

By Daniel Lovering MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (Reuters) – Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders warned that a growing number of Americans were losing faith in the political system at a New Hampshire site that often hosts presidential primary debates. Liberal independent Sanders, 72, covered a raft of issues in an hour-long speech before taking questions from […]

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New Jersey voters see Christie’s internal bridge review as ‘whitewash’: poll

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK (Reuters) – Most New Jersey voters believe an internal investigation clearing Governor Chris Christie of any wrongdoing in a scheme to snarl traffic on one of the world's busiest bridges was a "whitewash," according to a poll released on Wednesday. Christie, a likely 2016 Republican presidential contender, continues to be […]

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Tell Voters Who’s Blocking Medicaid

Katrina vanden Heuvel, Wash PostWith one week remaining before the March 31 deadline for health coverage this year, a Republican filing a lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act has become a familiar, if tiresome, sight. But Republicans filing a lawsuit against the law on the grounds of copyright infringement? That’s something new. Full News here […]

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Illinois Voters to Choose Candidates for Governor’s Race

Private-equity executive Bruce Rauner has the lead in the GOP primary while Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn is predicted to easily win his party’s nomination. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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Republican candidate for governor of Illinois Rauner prepares to speak at a public forum at the University of Chicago

Illinois primary voters to pick candidates for governor, senate

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) – Illinois Republicans will go to the polls on Tuesday to choose a candidate to run for governor against a Democratic incumbent they say is weak enough to give their party a shot at taking back an office long held by Democrats in the left-leaning state. Four Republicans are running […]

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In Demand: Women Voters

Democrats are stepping up efforts to attract female voters to the polls in November on economic as well as social issues. Republicans are responding in kind. Full News here – WSJ.com: Politics And Policy

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WSJ Poll: Voters Choose Bill Clinton as Endorser-in-Chief

A new WSJl/NBC News poll found 37% of registered voters more likely to vote for a candidate endorsed by former President Clinton, compared to 22% more likely to favor someone backed by President Obama. Full News here – Washington Wire

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