For Republicans, the gathering of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) has become an annual ritual in their hyperbolic effort to peel away Jewish Americans who overwhelmingly give their votes to Democrats. But the GOP brought an extra sense of urgency to last week’s 2019
By Alan Minsky for Deb, Mike F., Mike H., Janis, Dan, Dr. Bill, Kimberly, Bryan, and Shayna—your PDA National Team Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) fights for Progressive politics every day of every year. With your help we are building the grassroots movement necessary
Generally, I stay away from bashing Democratic presidential candidates. Yet there’s one exception I’ll gladly make, because I don’t know what the hell Tulsi Gabbard is, but she’s no Democrat. I soured on her long ago, after she went on Fox News to parrot GOP talking
Just a friendly reminder to both all Kossacks, especially ones from Pennsylvania, we have a big special election on Tuesday: The Pennsylvania state Senate has been in Republican control for more than 20 years. As recently as last year, the GOP had so much control,
Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D. CT) in support of Mark Kelly’s (D. AZ) and U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D. MI) re-election campaign: If we’re going to retake the Senate in 2020, then we’re going to have to save some seats
Received this e-mail today from Rep. Ro Khanna (D. CA-17) on behalf of the organization, Our Revolution: Rep. Ro Khanna (D. CA-17) There is a dangerous new policy designed to keep progressives out of Congress. The worst part? It's coming from within the Democratic Party.
This kind of thing tickles my schadenfreude bone to no end. First it was dipshit hatemonger Richard Spencer, who was disgorged from the shores of his ancestral homeland back in July, and now another alabaster a-hole has been tossed into the inky black night like
Alan Minsky, Executive Director and Mike Hersh, Communications Director, Progressive Democrats of America | Press Release The influential Federal PAC Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) has announced its endorsement of Democratic Nominee Marc Friedenberg in the May 12th Special Election to represent Pennsylvania’s 12th Congressional District. Friedenberg
They want me to go to Chemo, I said yes, yes yes Bad stuff running loose inside me, making a mess I’ll have to make the time, They’ll even let me sip some wine. I’m gonna go to Chemo, yes, Yes. Yes. Chemo makes me
By Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Mike F., Janis, Deb, Dan, Kim, Bryan, and Shayna—your PDA National Team Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) was founded in 2004 to work for progressive values including fair trade—agreements that respect labor, environmental, consumer, and democratic rights—as opposed
Oh, you mean you can’t just propagate false and malicious conspiracy theories to damage your political opponents without facing real consequences? Someone crowbar the pr*sident off his golden loo and tell him. On Friday, federal judge Norman Moon said InfoWars’ Alex Jones can be sued
Despite Donald Trump’s best lies, renewable wind and solar power continue to spread and develop as very realistic replacements for fossil fuels. Here’s a site with resources detailing the point: energyinnovation.org/… America has officially entered the “coal cost crossover” – where existing coal is increasingly
Received this e-mail today from Rep. Ro Khanna (D. CA-17) on behalf of Democracy for America: Rep. Ro Khanna (D. CA-17) I'm asking for your help to stop a horrible DCCC decision. The DCCC has announced a new policy to penalize vendors and consultants
By Alan Minsky and Mike Fox for Mike H., Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Dan, Shayna, and Dr. Bill — your PDA national team. Hold A House Party Or Public Viewing To Help Fight Racism And Bigotry With all of the insanity circulating around Rep. Omar’s
Last I checked, Tulsi Gabbard was running for president as a Democrat. But if I didn’t know better, I’d think she was angling for a Trump administration cabinet position. Maybe secretary of the newly created Office of Propaganda. How else do you explain this tweet?
Just as with Trump’s government shutdown, McConnell has decided to go into his shell and wait for Trump to come up with a “replacement” plan for the ACA. Instead, McConnell will act like the snapping turtle he is and just keep attacking Democrats on healthcare.
We received some very big news in New Mexico yesterday: Rep. Ben Ray Luján plans to run for the Senate in New Mexico and is set to officially announce his candidacy Monday, according to two sources familiar with the Democrat’s decision. The seat opened after Democratic incumbent
“It’s not so much left vs. right as it is top vs. bottom…” Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joe Crowley was moving up the line to become Speaker, but he should never have been allowed to climb the party hierarchy to begin with. He was everything the Democratic Party
Congressman's statement on Trump's Special Olympics 180: 'Can someone pull Betsy from under the bus?
They got caught being soulless ghouls again, and unwilling to withstand another news cycle in which they’re painted (quite accurately) as insensitive toward some of our country’s most vulnerable children, Don and Betsy reversed course, withdrawing their proposal to cut nearly $18 million in funding
As part of the ongoing project to catalog every awful thing the Trump Administration has done as a reference for future political arguments and whatever few posterity survives to see 2020, here’s everything awful the Trump Administration has done this week. ____________________________________________________________________________ 1303. Used unofficial communication