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Dems welcome the gun debate to the campaign

...primary. Hillary Rodham Clinton has kept up a drumbeat for weeks, using the issue to try to drive a wedge between liberal Democrats and her top rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who has voted against some gun control legislation.Clinton on...
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Clinton jabs Republican field on immigration policy

...made no mention of Sanders but drew an implicit contrast with his record on gun control. Sanders, a favorite of liberal Democrats, has opposed some gun control measures in the Senate and drew criticism from some Democrats for voting in 2005 to...
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Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances

...partisan divisions in the Senate as libertarian-minded Republicans defy their leaders to make common cause with liberal Democrats.Tea party conservative Sen. Mike Lee of Utah is pairing with liberal stalwart Sen. Patrick Leahy of Vermont to...
Despite majority, UK's Cameron faces Conservative rebellion

...Cameron sharing power with the left-of-center Liberal Democrats, who held key positions in a sometimes-awkward...pull out of the EU. The presence of the pro-EU Liberal Democrats in the government meant that such a move had been...
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Conservatives surprisingly strong in UK election

...Cameron's coalition partner, the Liberal Democrat Party, was expected to lose...Labour 239, down from 256. The Liberal Democrats would shrink from 56 seats of the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition that has governed...
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Britain's UKIP drops candidate for saying he'd shoot rival

...their circulations, may be on the wane in the Internet age.Also facing a dramatic reduction in influence are the Liberal Democrats. The party has been junior coalition partner to Cameron's Conservatives since 2010, but has seen its ratings...
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Let's make the right-sizing of government the goal

...over. Rather, he spoke favorably about FDR. The tone suggested that he's not backing down from being a modern liberal Democrat.FDR was a consequential president, but here's the problem with applying his approach now: A far worse economic...
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Don't use labels

...word association game. I want you to get an image in your head as you think about these words: Conservative, liberal, Democrat, Republican, environmentalist, pro-life, pro-choice, homosexual, Christian, Muslim. I can guarantee...
Avoid the folly of stereotyping

As a liberal, I am offended by the portrayal of liberal democrats in the July 14th political cartoon by Brian Fairrington. The cartoon is "volatile, inappropriate, and distasteful." Cartoonists...
My turn: An independent voice why he's not affiliated with a party. He is supported wholeheartedly, however, by moderate Republicans and liberal Democrats alike. Halcro is a voice of reason. To get on the ballot, he needs 3,200 signatures before the Aug. 22 primary...


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