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"Blue wall" is a term that was used by some political analysts ...

wikipedia - 09 Nov 2016
"Blue wall" is a term that was used by some political analysts and pundits referring to the theory that in Presidential elections in the United States, the Democratic Party had, between the 1992 and 2012 presidential elections, established such an advantage in many, mostly contiguous (hence "wall"), states that the electoral map made a Republican victory an uphill battle from the start. George W. Bush won the 2000 presidential election and the 2004 presidential election, but did not win any of the st
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Polls show a return of Democrats' 'Big Blue Wall'

NBCNews.com - 29 Jul 2018
When President Donald Trump captured the White House in 2016, he won with an electoral map that showed a shift in long-standing voting patterns, hammering away at the Democrats' “Big Blue Wall” of states in the upper Midwest. New state polls from ...
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A new home for House Power Rankings

Fox News - 15 Aug 2018
If Democrats used to boast a “blue wall” for presidential campaigns, changing political demographics have built a pretty impressive red wall for the GOP in the House. That means Democrats need a big swing this year to overcome the existing Republican ...
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America's political divide could become a wall in our own country

Chicago Sun-Times - 20 Jul 2018
A friend who recently moved from a blue state to a red state was asked to leave a quilting group when she acknowledged that she was anti-Trump. Another individual I know parted ways with an insurance agent, whom he had entrusted with his affairs for ...
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West Virginia Court Impeachment Sets Up a Legal Showdown

Wall Street Journal - 14 Aug 2018
Justices, legislators say, spent more than a $1 million to redecorate their personal offices and furnish them with pricey furniture, including a custom $32,000 blue suede couch, a $20,500 rug and an $8,000 chair. Impeachment articles also accused ...
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Beto O'Rourke and Ethan Hawke in Conversation

Austin Chronicle - 16 Aug 2018
It was one of the stranger political experiences of my life because half the audience was cheering wildly, ecstatic to see Clinton, and the other half wanted to take this opportunity to let him know how much they hated him. ...
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The 5 Big Takeaways From Our House Forecast

FiveThirtyEight - 17 Aug 2018
But — a very FiveThirtyEight-ish sentence follows — the range of possible outcomes is wide and Democrats' prospects are far from certain. Relatively small shifts could allow Republicans to keep control of the House, or could turn a blue wave into a ...
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A Critique of Identity Politics—From Obama

Wall Street Journal - 24 Jul 2018
Before becoming president, he famously dismissed talk of separate “red” and “blue” and “liberal” and “conservative” and “black” and “white” Americas, and he campaigned as a unifier. Of course, Mr. Obama governed as a leftist ideologue, and Democrats ...
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What Duluth Can Teach America About Declining Political Civility

Wall Street Journal - 30 Jul 2018
The decline of civility in political debate was alarming. Harsh rhetoric was getting in the way of resolving bitter disputes. Worse yet, the nasty tenor of political discourse was so turning off young people that they were walking away from it, saying ...
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The Democratic Party's New Litmus Test: Gun Control

Wall Street Journal - 09 Aug 2018
The Wall Street Journal/NBC News June poll found Democratic voters rated gun control the second-most-important political issue after health care. Among Republicans, guns rated fifth, trailing the economy, taxes, immigration and support for Mr. Trump.
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Democrats See Openings at State Level, Thanks to Trump Resistance

New York Times - 22 Jul 2018
The current political environment, he said, is reminiscent of that uprising. Should 2018 yield a large new class of Democratic governors, Mr. Inslee said, they would move quickly next year to shape policies that would put blue-tinged states even more ...

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