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Special Report | The Worst Part About Election Day- The Voters Lose

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Story 1: Story 1: The Worst Part About Election Day: Somebody Wins * Story 2: The Midterm Elections Were A Stress Test For Democracy And It Did Not Go Well * Story 3: The Midterms Revealed the Power of Partisanship and Whiteness * How Democrats — And Republicans — Made 2018 A Blue Wave (When It Almost Wasn’t) * Story 5: Half of white women continue to vote Republican. What's wrong with them? * Story 6: Democrats Exit Midterms Facing An Uphill Battle And A Looming Constitutional Crisis

Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

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Week Ending November 17, 2018 |


http://evergreenedigest.org/sites/default/files/Democrats%20Pull%20aBlue%20Steel.jpgStory 1: The Worst Part About Election Day: Somebody Wins ~ Bill Bonner, Robert Gore, Straight Line Logic

And so … the big day approacheth.

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Story 2: The Midterm Elections Were A Stress Test For Democracy And It Did Not Go Well, Jonathan Cohn, Huff Post

11/07/2018 | Tuesday’s results had Republicans losing the House ― but, by the numbers, they should have lost more.
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Story 3: The Midterms Revealed the Power of Partisanship and Whiteness, Andrew Gawthorpe, the Guardian

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/87e88b657657ec87d7be3b0ab52fb58106d8217a/0_134_3500_2101/master/3500.jpg?width=620&quality=85&auto=format&fit=max&s=9a75a68b5cabea95a4cc0ad37bef919eSupporters of Ted Cruz react at his midterm election night party in Houston. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Thu 8 Nov 2018 | Democrats hoped for a huge rejection of Trumpism, but found two forces still hold an intoxicating political power

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Story 4: How Democrats — And Republicans — Made 2018 A Blue Wave (When It Almost Wasn’t), Matt Fuller and Kevin Robillard, HuffPost
11/09/2018 | Yes. It was a wave.
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Story 5: Half of white women continue to vote Republican. What's wrong with them? Moira Donegan, the Guardian
http://evergreenedigest.org/sites/default/files/White%20Older%20Women%20Greet%20Trump%20at%20Rally_0.jpgSome 53% of white women voted for Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election – the real story of white women voters is
bothmore grim and more complex than the figure reveals.
 

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Story 6: Democrats Exit Midterms Facing An Uphill Battle And A Looming Constitutional Crisis, Richard North Patterson, HuffPost
http://evergreenedigest.org/sites/default/files/Reps%20Pelosi%2C%20Lewis%2C%20others_0.jpg11/07/2018 |  Ultimately, these winnable states are critical units of the Electoral College that Democrats cannot escape. They encapsulate the party’s opportunity, and its challenge, in 2020 and beyond: to meld racial and social justice with a unifying economic agenda that promotes opportunity and dignity for Americans of every stripe across the electoral map.
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