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How The Rural-Urban Divide Became America’S Political Fault Line

Many in suburbs that had long voted Republican voted for Democratic candidates who were avowedly moderate.

New York Times


Surprise Medical Bills Could Prompt Rare Bipartisan Action In Congress

Legislation to address surprise billing could be one of the few bipartisan initiatives that make it to President Trump’s desk this year.

Los Angeles Times


Federal Judge Rejects Trump Attempt To Block Congress From Subpoenaing His Financial Records

So long as the committee provides a justification that is legitimate on its face, the courts must treat the subpoenas as valid.

Slate


Election Security Bills In The Senate Are Hitting One Big Roadblock: Mitch Mcconnell

Mitch McConnell and Trump are both skirting the issue.

Vox


Moderate Dems Look To Break Logjam On Minimum Wage Boost

Ideological divisions have stalled a top priority for the new majority.

Politico


The Moderate House Women Who Want Voters To Know They Exist Too

Centrism is notoriously unsexy, even if it’s pervasive within the Democratic Party.

The Atlantic


Pelosi The Pragmatist Aims Her Party Toward The Middle

Pelosi is throwing muscle behind the party's moderates, recognizing the electoral reality that centrists are key to maintaining the majority.

CNN


How Democrats Who Beat Republicans Last Year Plan To Keep Their Seats

Many of the more moderate members would like to focus on bills to curb health care costs and on a modest climate change measure.

New York Times

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HOUSE DEMOCRATS

John Barrow (D-GA)
Jim Matheson (D-UT)
Mike McIntyre (D-NC)
Henry Cuellar (D-TX)
William Owens (D-NY)
Ron Barber (D-AZ)
Pete Gallego (D-TX)
Nick Rahall (D-WV)
Collin Peterson (D-MN)
Patrick Murphy (D-FL)
Sean Maloney (D-NY)
Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ)
Jim Costa (D-CA)
Daniel Maffei (D-NY)
Raul Ruiz (D-CA)

HOUSE REPUBLICANS

Christopher Gibson (R-NY)
Michael Grimm (R-NY)
Richard Hanna (R-NY)
Walter Jones (R-NC)
Michael Fitzpatrick (R-NC)
Christopher Smith (R-NJ)
Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ)
Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ)
Jon Runyan (R-NJ)
Thomas Massie (R-KY)
John Shimkus (R-IL)
Leonard Lance (R-NJ)
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL)
Justin Amash (R-MI)
Peter King (R-NY)

SENATE DEMOCRATS

Joe Manchin (D-WV)
Mark Pryor (D-AR)
Joe Donnelly (D-IN)
Kay Hagan (D-NC)
Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND)
Claire McCaskill (D-MO)
Mark Begich (D-AK)
Jon Tester (D-MT)
Mark Warner (D-VA)
Max Baucus (D-MT)

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Susan Collins (R-ME)
Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
John McCain (R-AZ)
Roy Blunt (R-MO)
Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
Lamar Alexander (R-TN)
Johnny Isakson (R-GA)
Bob Corker (R-TN)
Jeff Flake (R-AZ)
Mark Kirk (R-IL)

 

* Based on National Journal Congressional Rankings

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"Moderate" voters are one of the most misunderstood blocs of the electorate. While they have historically comprised a plurality of American voters - 41 percent of voters in 2012 and 44 percent in 2008 - moderates are not nearly as monolithic as liberals or conservatives in their ideology or their voting behavior. These four facts can help demystify the role of moderate voters in today's politics:

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DAILY QUOTE

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LATEST NEWS

ESSAYS

ARE YOU A MODERATE?

You weigh arguments from both sides. You see complexity where others find certainty. You don't shout down discussion. You see the folly of absolutes. Compromise is a virtue. You are willing to give a little to get a little. You want government to work and believe it can, but fear it won't. Your decision is not whether to vote, but for whom to vote. You are willing to be persuaded. You are a moderate; you occupy the center. You represent the plurality of the national electorate. You are interesting. And you are not alone.

Third Way  More

4 FACTS ABOUT MODERATES

"Moderate" voters are one of the most misunderstood blocs of the electorate. While they have historically comprised a plurality of American voters - 41 percent of voters in 2012 and 44 percent in 2008 - moderates are not nearly as monolithic as liberals or conservatives in their ideology or their voting behavior. These four facts can help demystify the role of moderate voters in today's politics:

Stefan Hankin  More

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