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  1. Traumatised and cynical electorate makes this election a leap into the unknownRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Independent.ie

    ... and Des O'Malley era. They put mutual hatred to one side so they could form the Fianna Fail and Progressive Democrats coalition. Of course, Shane and Lucinda will want to be cabinet ministers as part of the price to be paid for their support - but ...

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  2. #GE16 Laois: A week out from close of nominations, this looks like an ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slugger O'Toole

    The constituency redraw has divided the old five seat Laois - Offaly constituency and created two new three seat constituencies. This constituency now consists of the county of Laois with an additional population of 7,000 people from around the Monasterevin area in South Kildare.

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  3. Defending Hahn (and 46 other Democrats) against extreme left wing ignoranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Examiner.com

    I was appalled to read the nasty comments that Progressive Democrats posted on Congresswoman Janice Hahn 's Facebook page since her surprising vote on the SAFE Act last week. Every page post about a community event, announcement or update, regardless of topic, is being taken over by left-wingers, using harassment techniques common among Occu-liers and normally reserved in baseless attacks on conservatives and independent thinkers.

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  4. All bets are off: Fine Gael's momentum in the polls has stopped dead in its tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Independent.ie

    ... bed with Fine Gael, the internal opposition will make Charlie Haughey's decision to coalesce with the Progressive Democrats in 1989 look like a picnic. There is, though, one other option. A minority Fine Gael government - with or without Labour - ...

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  5. However Kenny decides to dissolve the Dail, it needs to be amicable and orderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Independent.ie

    ... was not much in it at all. Bertie Ahern's "three-legged stool" coalition involving Fianna Fail, the Progressive Democrats and ultimately four Independents, ousted them. But it looked decidedly creaky for a time. There will be no common Fine ...

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  6. #GE16 Guide to Limerick County: Little time for any "new-fangled" kind of politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Slugger O'Toole

    ... one Fine Gael TD from 1948 up to 2011. The anomalies were, a brief flirtation with the newly formed Progressive Democrats in 1987 to accompany the two Fianna FA ilers and 10 years later when Fine Gael took advantage of an internal row within Fianna ...

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  7. #GE16 Guide to Limerick City: Intense battle amongst the Left for the final seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Slugger O'Toole

    ... O'Dea political machine. Limerick has a colourful political history. Dessie O'Malley founded the Progressive Democrats from his Limerick stronghold and the city faithfully voted PD for 15 years even returning two seats for the now defunct party on 3 ...

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  8. Defending Hahn (and 46 other Democrats) against extreme left wing ignoranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Examiner.com

    I was appalled to read the nasty comments that Progressive Democrats posted on Congresswoman Janice Hahn 's Facebook page since her surprising vote on the SAFE Act last week. Every page post about a community event, announcement or update, regardless of topic, is being taken over by left-wingers, using harassment techniques common among Occu-liers and normally reserved in baseless attacks on conservatives and independent thinkers.

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  9. Oregon Legislature should preserve open enrollment in public schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | The Oregonian

    ... doesn't it make sense that we would continue to expand choices for parents instead of limit them? Progressive Democrats from around the nation are moving in this direction. For example, former California Senate President Gloria Romero, a Democrat ...

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  10. How emotion can skew the picture on pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Independent.ie

    As the General Election looms ever closer, there is no shortage of experts spouting predictions of the make-up of the next Government. Some are so cock sure of themselves as to call exact outcomes in individual constituencies as if it was a matter of a mathematical equation.

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  11. Difference between socialist and Democrat is zeroRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Examiner.com

    ... After explaining how she's a "Progressive Democrat" and using "we" repeatedly to explain how Progressive Democrats would get things done Matthews finally interrupted with "I think the difference is..." and then perhaps remembering that he is hosting ...

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  12. Ledogar announces run for District 3 seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Cape Gazette

    Democrat Leslie Ledogar kicks off her campaign for the Sussex County Council District 3 seat with an announcement at Cape Henlopen State Park. With the Cape Henlopen State Park fishing pier and Delaware Bay in the background, Leslie Ledogar of Lewes announced her candidacy for the Sussex County Council District 3 seat.

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  13. LimerickRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 18 | Independent.ie

    FOR decades this constituency was cast as the most predictable in Ireland. But a surprise win by the Progressive Democrats back in 1987 showed that even here political change was possible.

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  14. First out of the gate - but Renua message is weakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Independent.ie

    It is 40 years since any politician or party dared to promise to abolish car tax. The 1977 election "no-more-car-tax" promise was among a glittering array of pledges best called "the sun, the moon and the stars".

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  15. 2016 Ones to watch: Lucinda's make-or-break year with fledgling partyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Independent.ie

    This will be a make-or-break year in the political career of Lucinda Creighton as she goes into an election with her new party, Renua, for the first time. The party, which has its origins in Fine Gael, seems highly likely to play a significant part in the formation of the next government.

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  16. Obama's New Year's Gun GrabRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | Townhall

    ... Americans have the Second Amendment as a safeguard between totalitarianism and freedom, the so-called Progressive Democrats cannot implement their plans for controlling every aspect of American's lives. Thankfully our founding fathers envisioned ...

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  17. 1985 State papers: The Anglo-Irish agreement sows seeds for future peace in NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2015 | Independent.ie

    An Taoiseach Dr Garret Fitzgerald and British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher siging the Anglo-Irish Agreement on November 15 1985. Photo: Matt Walsh The politics of 1985 were entirely dominated on both sides of the Irish Sea by the landmark Anglo-Irish Agreement.

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  18. Fine Gael on course for majority - FlanneryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2015 | Independent.ie

    ... Fail," he says. He says Kenny wasn't "keen" on the idea and it became "purely theoretical" once the Progressive Democrats got into bed with Fianna Fail. He warns that Sinn Fein is different now - more clued in with good, young candidates. However, ...

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  19. My Turn: Drug War belongs in dustbin of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Concord Monitor

    We can't solve a problem without knowing its origin. To solve America's drug problem, we have to know the history of the drug war.

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  20. Defending Hahn (and 46 other Democrats) against extreme left wing ignoranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Examiner.com

    I was appalled to read the nasty comments that Progressive Democrats posted on Congresswoman Janice Hahn 's Facebook page since her surprising vote on the SAFE Act last week. Every page post about a community event, announcement or update, regardless of topic, is being taken over by left-wingers, using harassment techniques common among Occu-liers and normally reserved in baseless attacks on conservatives and independent thinkers.

    Comment?