Scott Detrow

Scott Detrow appears in the following:

For Democrats, Pragmatists Are Still Trumping Progressives Where It Counts

Thursday, July 05, 2018

A party leader's primary defeat energized progressive activists. But in the races that will decide control of the House, primary voters are sticking to the establishment's centrist strategy.

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Latest Republican Immigration Bill Fails To Win Approval In The House

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

The second failed attempt at passing immigration legislation once again highlights ideological splits inside the GOP ahead of the midterms. The debate has raised questions about GOP confidence in Speaker Paul Ryan's leadership.

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DNC Officials Vote To Scale Back Role Of 'Superdelegates' In Presidential Nomination

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

A Democratic National Committee panel has approved a plan to bar unpledged party leaders from voting on the first ballot at presidential nominating conventions, settling a lasting fight from 2016.

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House GOP Leaders Forced To Again Delay Vote On Compromise Immigration Bill

Thursday, June 21, 2018

House Republicans don't have the votes to pass an immigration bill. The stalemate demonstrates deep divisions inside the party and spotlights a controversial issue just months ahead of the midterms.

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Trump Signs Order To End Family Separations

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The order says that while the administration will "rigorously" enforce immigration laws, it is "also the policy of this Administration to maintain family unity."

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President Trump Meets With GOP Lawmakers To Discuss Immigration

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

President Trump met with House Republicans to discuss immigration Tuesday. GOP lawmakers have been feeling pressure to end the administration's policy to separate children from parents who cross the border unlawfully.

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Trump Visits Hill Republicans, But Passage Of GOP Immigration Bills Uncertain

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Trump's meeting on Capitol Hill with House Republicans was seen by many members as a critical opportunity for Trump to convince conservatives in particular to back the compromise bill.

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Backlash Grows Against Trump Policy Of Separating Families At The Border

Monday, June 18, 2018

Children are being taken from parents who have crossed illegally into the U.S. Republicans introduced a bill that would end the practice, but it would require Democrats to agree to fund a border wall.

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Democrats Plan Unusually Early 2020 Convention

Friday, June 15, 2018

Democrats will hold their convention in July 2020, before the Summer Olympics. DNC officials say they are making the announcement before a field of candidates materializes to stress their neutrality.

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Flipping The Script — Red State Democrats Campaign On Health Care

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Democrats see a focus on health care as one way to hold onto Senate seats in red states in the November midterms. That's despite being repeatedly beaten on health care messaging in recent elections.

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Why Democrats Now See Health Care As A Winning Political Issue

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The same red state Democrats who distanced themselves from the Affordable Care Act in 2012 are embracing it in 2016. The politics on the issue have shifted and many believe what was a negative for years is now an issue that puts Republicans on the defensive.

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Immigration And Trade Policies Frustrate GOP Lawmakers

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Congress returns Tuesday with conflicts brewing inside the GOP on two major issues where Republicans are breaking with President Trump: immigration and trade.

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Bernie Sanders Is Losing Primary Battles, But Winning A War

Friday, June 08, 2018

While many of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders' preferred candidates are faltering in Democratic primaries in 2018, the Sanders agenda continues transforming the Democratic Party.

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Does Bernie Sanders' Endorsement Matter? Even The Vermont Senator Is Skeptical

Thursday, June 07, 2018

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has backed candidates in 2018 primaries who he hopes will make for a more open Democratic Party, with little success. But the party has embraced many pillars of his agenda.

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Immigration Debate Shines Spotlight On Divided House GOP

Thursday, June 07, 2018

House Republicans are struggling to find consensus on an immigration bill that can unify the GOP's ideological divide over how to address the legal status of people brought to the U.S. as children.

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In California, Republicans And Democrats Appear To Avoid 'Jungle Primary' Nightmares

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

Eight states voted on Tuesday. California Democrats look like they will avoid getting shut out of key House races. Republican John Cox got on the ballot for governor to face Democrat Gavin Newsom.

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8 States Hold Primary Elections Tuesday With A Nod To November

Tuesday, June 05, 2018

The primary in California is the biggest — several key House seats are on the line. Races there and in New Jersey and Iowa could decide the balance of power in Congress.

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Efforts Are Moving Forward For A U.S. Summit With North Korea

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

President Trump says a North Korean diplomat is bound for New York. It's the latest sign that the on-again-off-again meeting with North Korea's leader maybe on again.

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Senate Reaches Agreement On Changes To How Congress Handles Sexual Harassment Claims

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Senate leaders announced a deal on legislation to overhaul how Congress investigates allegations of sexual harassment. The measure makes lawmakers personally liable for settling claims and streamlines the process for filing complaints. Top Republican and Democratic leaders hailed the deal and promised quick action.

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Democrats Hope To Compete In Deep Red Parts Of Texas This Year

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Democrats are on offense in this year's congressional campaign. The party is putting up candidates in districts where Democrats haven't even bothered to challenge Republicans in recent years.

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