With 2018 in His Sights, Bannon Emerges as Laser-Focused Political Strategist

Breitbart News CEO and former Trump strategist Steve Bannon is not a man that inspires mixed emotions. He is, to Republicans and Democrats, among the most polarizing figures in contemporary politics. But as the 2018 midterms loom, he’s also emerging as the consummate political strategist of the bare-knuckle age.

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Strife for Democrats as Bellwether Governor Race Nears

Democrats are struggling to put the bitter 2016 election behind them as the party’s current chairman and his predecessor bicker over Hillary Clinton’s failed campaign, further exposing deep divisions two days before the closely watched Virginia governor’s race that could foretell Democratic prospects in 2018 and beyond.

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Study Finds Partisan Gap on Political Values at All-Time High

The partisan divide on fundamental political values – including attitudes about race, immigration and the social safety net – reached record levels during Barack Obama’s presidency, but that gap has grown even wider in Donald Trump’s first year as president, according to a study released Thursday.

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News Outlets’ Assessment of Trump Depends on Audience

News stories from outlets with a politically right-leaning audience are five times more likely to have a positive assessment of the Trump administration than stories from publications with a left-leaning or mixed audience, according to a Pew Research Center report released Monday.

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