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Takeaways from the 2018 primary season

The stage is set for a November brawl that could loosen President Donald Trump’s grip on Washington. Elections in New York Thursday marked the end of a long, dramatic and sometimes tumultuous primary season that reshaped both parties going into the midterm elections. Democrats have a younger, more liberal, and more diverse slate of candidates … Continue reading Takeaways from the 2018 primary season

LONDON | Superdry founder gives $1.28 million to anti-Brexit campaign

LONDON— The co-founder of the fashion brand Superdry has donated 1 million pounds ($1.28 million) to those seeking a new referendum on Britain’s departure from the European Union. Julian Dunkerton writes in the Sunday Times he is backing the People’s Vote campaign because he predicts that Brexit will be a “disaster” and “we have a … Continue reading LONDON | Superdry founder gives $1.28 million to anti-Brexit campaign

PHOENIX  | Energized Arizona teachers turn attention to tax proposal

PHOENIX — On a hot Arizona evening under a park pavilion, math teacher Heather LaBelle handed out petitions for a ballot initiative that would increase taxes on wealthy residents to get funding for schools. Later that night, her school board voted to give her and her fellow teachers an average raise of 15.5 percent. LaBelle, … Continue reading PHOENIX  | Energized Arizona teachers turn attention to tax proposal

Democrat’s dilemma: An energized left v. moderation

ATLANTA/March 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Pennsylvania’s Conor Lamb and Alabama Sen. Doug Jones, the new miracle men of the Democratic Party, offer a clear model for how to run in Republican territory: Focus on economics, not guns, immigration or President Donald Trump. But that won’t be easy when much of the party is whipped into … Continue reading Democrat’s dilemma: An energized left v. moderation

Angry at Trump, North Carolina Democrats hope for 2018 gains

RALEIGH, N.C/December 31, 2017(AP)(STL.News)— North Carolina Democrats say they’re energized for 2018, intent on regaining their historical control of the state’s General Assembly. And they’ve got candidates in place to show for it. Party officials say they’ve already recruited candidates for 100 of all 170 seats up for grabs in November. Democrats say they’re encouraged … Continue reading Angry at Trump, North Carolina Democrats hope for 2018 gains