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Centrist Efforts To Convince Trump To End Shutdown Falter

Efforts by centrist lawmakers to break away from their party leaders and build a compromise that would end the government shutdown are floundering.

The Hill


Why Joe Biden (Or Any Moderate) Cannot Be Nominated

The key to American presidential politics is winning the center; however, the key to winning today’s Democratic nomination is winning the left.

The Hill


Some Moderate Republican Senators Are Starting To Signal A Break With Trump

They’re calling on him to open the government first and negotiate on border security afterward.

Vox


The Liberal Faction Of The Democratic Party Is Growing, New Polling Shows

Democratic presidential contenders still need to appeal to moderates to win an electoral majority.

Brookings Institute


Dems Rebuff Trump Invite, Thwarting Effort To Bypass Pelosi.

The administration is trying to peel off Democratic support for Trump’s demand for border wall money and negotiate directly with centrist lawmakers and some newly elected freshmen.

Associated Press


Democrats Want To Run On Issues In 2020. But Does Beating Trump Matter Most?

Will liberals insist on imposing policy litmus tests on 2020 presidential hopefuls or rally behind the candidate most capable of defeating the president?

New York Times


De Blasio Not Ruling Out A 2020 Bid

"There is still a lot of moderate voices in the party that did not learn the lessons of 2016 and are not listening to what people need in this country,” said the Democratic New York mayor.

Politico


Why Democrats May Go Hard Left In 2020.

Potential 2020 Democratic contenders seem to be falling over themselves to be seen as the most progressive.

CNN

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Peter King (R-NY)

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John McCain (R-AZ)
Roy Blunt (R-MO)
Lindsey Graham (R-SC)
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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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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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