Liberalism

FILE - In this June 27, 2019, file photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks during her weekly media availability on Capitol Hill in Washington. They don’t talk to each other much, Pelosi and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — but they certainly speak past one another, in a very public way that now threatens the House agenda. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
July 09, 2019 - 9:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — They don't talk to each other much, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. But they're lately speaking at one another in a way that threatens party unity and underscores broader tensions reshaping the Democrats. Their power struggle has spilled open in what...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2019 file photo, billionaire investor and Democratic activist Tom Steyer speaks during a news conference where he announced his decision not to seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa. Steyer is now joining the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, reversing course after deciding earlier this year that he would forgo a run. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 09, 2019 - 1:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom Steyer, the billionaire investor and activist, said Tuesday he's joining the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, reversing course after deciding earlier this year that he would forgo a run. Steyer, 62, is one of the most visible and deep-pocketed liberals...
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In this June 28, 2019 photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., arrives at Chicago's Auditorium Theater at Roosevelt University for a Chicago Town Hall event. Several Democratic White House hopefuls are explicitly connecting their faith to their agendas, making a values-based appeal to religious swing voters who will be critical in next year’s election after white evangelicals broke heavily for President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky)
July 08, 2019 - 11:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren raised $19.1 million in the second quarter, her campaign says. The impressive haul cements her status in the top tier of Democratic presidential candidates and a leading voice of the party's liberal base. The Massachusetts senator's...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks to the media after the G-20 summit in Osaka, western Japan, Saturday, June 29, 2019. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
June 29, 2019 - 6:01 am
OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin fired a new broadside against Western liberalism on Saturday, saying that policies such as welcoming migrants have hurt people's interests. Speaking after the Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, Putin charged that Donald Trump's victory in the...
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June 28, 2019 - 1:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John on Friday called out Russian President Vladimir Putin for saying that liberalism is "obsolete" and conflicts with the "overwhelming majority" in many countries. In a story published by the Financial Times newspaper , Putin said "the liberal idea has become obsolete. It...
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June 28, 2019 - 1:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Elton John is calling out Russian President Vladimir Putin for saying that liberalism is "obsolete" and conflicts with the "overwhelming majority" in many countries. In a story published by the Financial Times newspaper , Putin says "the liberal idea has become obsolete" and...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., walks to the House floor from her office on Capitol Hill, Thursday, June 27, 2019 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 28, 2019 - 12:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hardly anyone in Congress opposes improving the horrific conditions awaiting many migrants caught spilling across the southwest border. Yet for Democrats, distrust of President Donald Trump runs so deep that a uniformly popular humanitarian aid bill prompted the party's deepest...
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Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands at the start of their talks at a hotel in Osaka, western Japan, Thursday, June 27, 2019, ahead of the G-20 Summit. (Kimimasa Mayama/Pool Photo via AP)
June 27, 2019 - 7:05 pm
OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 10:50 a.m. European Union President Donald Tusk has blasted a reported comment by Russian President Vladimir Putin suggesting that liberalism is obsolete. Tusk said Friday that such comments suggest...
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Leaders of left-wing parties in Denmark say they will back the center-left Social Democrats, with left to right, Pia Olsen Dyhr of the The Socialist People's Party, Pernille Skipper of The Red-Green Alliance, Mette Frederiksen of The Danish Social Democrats and Morten Oestergaard of The Social Liberal Party address the media after finalizing the government negotiations shortly after midnight at Christiansborg Castle in Copenhagen, Denmark, early Wednesday June 26, 2019. Frederiksen announced that The Danish Social Democrats will form a minority government backed by three other left-wing parties. (Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)
June 26, 2019 - 8:08 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — In Scandinavia, there's a new type of socially conscious liberal — one that wants tighter restrictions on immigration. Left-wing parties in Denmark and Sweden that historically defended humanitarian values and generous welfare systems have shifted positions since the...
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June 26, 2019 - 12:54 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Left-wing parties in Denmark say they will back the center-left Social Democrats to form a one-party minority government. The 18-page deal would make the Social Democrats' female leader, 41-year-old Mette Frederiksen, the country's youngest prime minister after the left-...
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