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Realigning election

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A realigning election is a term from political science and political history describing a dramatic ... A critical election came in 1964 with a shift at the presidential level to the .... This electi...

Why America Is Moving Left - The Atlantic

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The resemblances are clear, but their political significance has been turned upside down. ... Today, amid left-wing militancy and racial strife, a liberal era is only just beginning. ... It also coincided with Paul Krugman's emergence as America's most ... Soros and Tom Steyer, has itself shifted leftward during the Obama years...

Political Effects of the Great Recession - Vanderbilt University

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Mar 20, 2013 ... America's political response to the Great Recession was surprising to ... pushed policy significantly to the left, as Democratic presidents ... Arbor, MI, January 17- 18, 2013. ... elections show little evidence of any consistent shift in favor of either ..... even with a (fleetingly) “filibuster-proof” majority in t...

How Donald Trump happened: Racism against Barack Obama. - Slate

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Mar 13, 2016 ... Why, when the United States is stronger and wealthier than it's been since the ... For some on the left, Trump is the result of decades of divisive ... political strategy that stoked white racial resentment to win elections. .... Our current burst of nativism and racial anxiety is proving to be a similarly potent fo...

Portuguese elections: shift to the left - crisis of the establishment

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Oct 27, 2015 ... The parliamentary elections of October 4th saw a shift to the left in society that ... down the government led to a stagnation of the mobilisations after 2013. .... of the political reawakening of the Portuguese masses and their shift to the left. .... is in a state of panic' before the possibility of a PS-BE-PCP al...

The Left on the Run in Latin America - The New York Times

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May 23, 2016 ... The region's exports to China increased 25-fold between 2000 and 2013, allowing Brazil, ... But today, Latin America's leftist ramparts appear to be crumbling ... The welfare and pension programs that kept voters loyal proved unsustainable. ... The shifting political landscape has opened the door for a new  ...

Immigration Is Changing the Political Landscape in Key States ...

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By Philip E. Wolgin and Ann Garcia | Monday, April 8, 2013 ... to his re-election— the political winds on immigration have shifted significantly to .... What's more, President Obama won 60 percent of Cuban American voters born in the United States, .... that required law enforcement to obtain proof of legal status for any person ...

Previewing Pakistan's 2013 Elections - Center for American Progress

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Mar 20, 2013 ... 2013 Elections ... the security of the United States, Pakistan's neighbors, and the Pakistani peo- ple. ... durability of these shifts is still highly uncertain, as Pakistan's ... previews the elections by assessing the principal political .... For Pakistani voters, issues of economic well-being may prove to be ...

In 22 States, a Wave of New Voting Restrictions Threatens to Shift ...

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Oct 1, 2014 ... In 15 states, 2014 is slated to be the first major election with new voting restrictions in place. ... states continued to press new voting restrictions in 2013 and 2014. ... that enabled officials to facilitate minority political participation. ... Texas, and Virginia); rules requiring voters to provide documentary proo...

Tea Party movement | American political movement | Britannica.com

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Jun 21, 2016 ... Historically, populist movements in the United States have arisen in ... Nonetheless, the Tea Party proved its influence at the polls. ... January 2010, in the special election to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death of Ted Kennedy. ... and in February 2013 Republican strategist Karl Rove founded the ...

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The Rise of the New New Left - The Daily Beast

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Sep 12, 2013 ... To understand why that challenge may prove so destabilizing, start with this core ... Then you watched Reagan rewrite America's political rules. ... that “Reagan's election and my grandfather's allegiance to him were defining ..... shift to the right, New York in 2013 is foreshadowing a national shift to the...

What America's leftward shift means for elections - Reuters

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Feb 18, 2014 ... Gallup reports that, in 2013, the percentage of Americans identifying themselves as ... Republicans won a sweeping victory in 2010 state elections, and that ... After researching the issue, two political scientists concluded, “the Democrats' ... So we are left with a Democratic presidential advantage and a ...

How Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights Act is Affecting State ...

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Nov 1, 2013 ... The Supreme Court's June 2013 decision also effectively shifted the burden from ... “With redistricting, there's always one very wealthy political party or another ... since it doesn't include data about people born in the United States. ... to show proof of citizenship before registering to vote in a federal...