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Dr. Anthony Fauci is on a roll. First, he went after this clown: x “You can get infected, and will get infected, if you put yourself at risk.” -Dr. Anthony Fauci responding to podcast host Joe Rogan’s suggestion that young people not get the COVID-19 vaccine pic.twitter.com/6E02GI31VV— TODAY (@TODAYshow) April...

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  • April 28, 2021

A new book suggests now the necessity of reexamining the historical materialist project of Walter Benjamin recognizing those moments of historical contact as acts of recognizing the constructed historical object. “Historicism tends to be hermeneutic because it values cautious, rigorous, and contextualized interpretation of information; or relativist, because it rejects notions of universal, fundamental...

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  • April 24, 2021

We remain weary about the callow stupidity of the GOP/GQP but we must not patronize or condescend about how superfluous their grievances have been and continue to be. Now that we know more about Trump’s sexual practices, fascist fantasizing seems altogether rote and boring, but certainly redolent of a banality...

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  • March 25, 2021

Some big news today: x 🚨I'm leading Senate Democrats in pressing the Biden administration to include an automatic extension of unemployment benefits tied to economic conditions in the next round of COVID relief. We need to get workers off the financial roller coaster, and this is the way to do...

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  • March 2, 2021

Andrew McCabe references a suspicion from the first days of the Mueller investigation that Trump simply needs his comeuppance and a further push into a post-political life.  Cuomo: You think there's more bad stuff about him that we don't know? McCabe: There was a lot more in the intelligence community assessment...

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  • November 14, 2020

From The Daily Beast: A leading congressional ally of President Donald Trump alleged last week that Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) threatened to withhold financial support for the president’s re-election effort unless he helped get her top Republican opponent out of the race. According to Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Loeffler or...

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  • September 24, 2020

Some very encouraging news today out of Ohio courtesy of Quinnipiac University’s latest poll: OHIO: BIDEN 48%, TRUMP 47% VOTING IN 2020 In Ohio, 46 percent of likely voters plan on voting in person on Election Day. Thirty-five percent plan on voting by mail/absentee ballot, and 16 percent plan on...

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  • September 24, 2020

From CNN: Former Vice President Joe Biden reassured Senate Democrats he would mount a vigorous effort in the campaign's final stretch, barnstorming through key swing states and helping crucial Senate races in the process, according to Democratic senators on a conference call Thursday. Biden, speaking for roughly 25 minutes and taking a...

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  • September 18, 2020

The New York Times has a good piece out about Joe Biden’s campaign and hpw it’s giving him a great shot at winning Wisconsin: There are a range of ways Mr. Biden can build a general election coalition in a battleground state like Wisconsin. He could focus on winning back...

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  • July 19, 2020

This supports Kos’s position, although for a variety of reasons one needs to worry about this less as Trump continues to implode. More useful would be the polling in swing states. Net likelihood of supporting Biden BLACK VOTERS: Warren: +24 ✅Harris: +19Abrams: +17Klobuchar: +12 HISPANIC VOTERS: Warren: +28 ✅Harris: +13Klobuchar:...

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  • May 27, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D. WI) in support of Mark Kelly’s (D. AZ) U.S. Senate campaign: Mark Kelly (D. AZ) Arizona is a battleground state this year — especially after Democrats won their first Senate race in over 30 years there just last cycle. Now,...

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  • April 29, 2020

Here’s the deal today out of Ohio: President Donald Trump is doing OK among Ohioans for his handling of the coronavirus crisis, but Gov. Mike DeWine is hitting it out of the park, new statewide polling shows. Ohio’s Republican governor got the timing right on when to impose restrictions, has...

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  • April 27, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D. WI) on behalf of End Citizens United in support of Cal Cunningham’s (D. NC) U.S. Senate campaign: Cal Cunningham (D. NC) Team — I hear from a lot of folks who are looking for the best way to have an impact...

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  • April 27, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D. WI) in support of John Hickenlooper’s (D. CO) U.S. Senate campaign: John Hickenlooper (D. CO) Earlier this month, Wisconsinites were forced to make an impossible choice between their health and their right to vote in the middle of this pandemic. It...

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  • April 25, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D. WI) in support of Joe Biden’s presidential campaign: Breaking news — A new poll released just moments ago shows Joe Biden leading Donald Trump in key battleground states, including Wisconsin. He’s up by FIVE points in a state Trump won in...

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  • April 24, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D. WI) in support of Cal Cunningham (D. NC), Mark Kelly (D. AZ), John Hickenlooper (D. CO), and Jaime Harrison’s (D. SC) U.S. Senate campaigns: Mitch McConnell’s super PAC just dumped $67 million into negative attack ads in critical Senate races across...

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  • March 29, 2020

All day today I’ve been getting from several Democrats in support of Governor Steve Bullock’s (D. MT) U.S. Senate campaign. Starting with U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D. NY): Governor Steve Bullock just announced he’s running for Senate in Montana! Remember, Democrats need to net just four Senate seats to take back the...

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  • March 10, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D. WI) in support of Cal Cunningham (D. NC) and Jaime Harrison’s (D. SC) U.S. Senate campaigns: I need to tell you about two races critical to deciding control of the Senate: Democrats have two incredible candidates, Jaime Harrison in South...

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  • March 4, 2020

The e-mails in support of U.S. Senator Doug Jones (D. AL) for voting to convict Donald Trump keep coming in. First from Democracy For America: There’s been a lot of talk about Mitt Romney this week, but he’s not the only Senator who put the country above politics. Senator Doug Jones is a...

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  • February 8, 2020

Received this e-mail from actor Alec Baldwin in support of Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez’s (D. TX) U.S. Senate campaign: Hi, You may know me as Alec Baldwin the actor — but today I’m reaching out to you as Alec Baldwin — a fellow, proud member of Team Cristina. I want to share with...

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  • December 28, 2019

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D. WI) in support of Jaime Harrison (D. SC) & Cal Cunningham’s (D. NC) U.S. Senate campaigns: When Democrats show up with the resources we need, we win — even in the most unlikely places. That’s why I want to talk...

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  • December 13, 2019

Received this e-mail last night from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D. WI) in support of Mike Espy’s (D. MS) U.S. Senate campaign: Mike Espy (D. MS) Mississippi hasn’t seen a Democratic Senator since the early 1980s. But in 2018, when Mike Espy was up against right-wing candidate Cindy Hyde-Smith in...

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  • December 10, 2019

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D. WI) in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: Amy McGrath (D. KY) Mitch McConnell has blocked every progressive bill that comes his way and turned the Senate into a legislative graveyard. In fact, a recent report from Vox put it...

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  • December 5, 2019

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D. WI) in support of Cal Cunningham’s (D. NC) U.S. Senate campaign: I hear from a lot of folks who are looking for the best way to have an impact in 2020. I may be biased, but I believe one of the...

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  • November 22, 2019

Another election day in Michigan fades from memory and people are either celebrating or trying to figure out what went wrong. In Baldwin, Michigan, dismally low voter turnout sank yet another millage vote for an aging school building with a leaky roof and crumbling infrastructure that would be cheaper to...

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  • November 13, 2019

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin (D. WI) in support of her colleague, U.S. Senator Gary Peters (D. MI) re-election campaign: Michigan and Wisconsin have a lot in common, Samuel. We both have economies built on the manufacturing industry, a respect for our natural resources and our Great...

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  • September 28, 2019

THIS ARTICLE IS CURRENTLY BEING STOLEN BY MARY MINNICK WEATHERLY. IF YOU ARE HERE BECAUSE YOU FOLLOWED A LINK FROM HER FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE PLEASE KNOW SHE IS USING THIS ARTICLE TO PROMOTE AN EVENT ON HER MONETIZED FACEBOOK PAGE WITHOUT MY PERMISSION.  Now that I’ve officially turned down the offer of...

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  • June 28, 2019

In the world of for-profit incarceration, one company’s loss is another company's gain. GEO Group announced on May 2, 2019, their successful contract bid with the Federal Bureau of Prisons to house 5,000 prisoners for the next ten years. CoreCivic, formerly CCA, issued a statement the day before that the...

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  • May 4, 2019

photo: Bernie with Supporters at the MFA Launch In solidarity with the Political Revolution,  Mike Hersh for Alan, Dr. Bill, Dan, Janis, Deb, Kimberly, Bryan, Mike F., and Shayna—your PDA national team. Help Keep The Momentum Building! Yesterday, Bernie introduced his Medicare For All (MFA) legislation (S. 1129), and PDA...

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  • April 11, 2019

So, our poor poor pitiful me *Resident is whining about a comedy sketch and thinking it should be “court-tested”… Huffington Post “Sounds like President Donald Trump didn’t enjoy this weekend’s episode of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” The president on Sunday blasted NBC and its iconic sketch comedy show as “spin...

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  • December 16, 2018

Here’s the latest news out Wisconsin today courtesy of Emerson University’s latest poll: In Wisconsin, Democratic candidate Tony Evers is at 51% with Incumbent Republican Scott Walker at 46% while US Senator Tammy Baldwin (D) is at 53% with her Republican opponent Leah Vukmir at 44%.  Independents in the Governor...

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  • November 2, 2018

A pair of polls out of Ohio give us a view of Governor’s race in Ohio. First, there’s Emerson’s latest poll: In Ohio, US Senator Sherrod Brown (D) is at 49% with Jim Renacci (R) at 43%. Females are breaking for Brown 54% to 37% while males are breaking for...

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  • October 30, 2018

By  Dan O’Neal for Alan, Mike F., Mike H., Dr. Bill, Deb, Janis, Kimberly, Bryan, and Shayna—Your PDA National Team GOTV Tour With Bernie Sanders! Starting today, October 19th in Bloomington, Indiana and ending on October 27th in Northern California, join Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) activists, Sen. Bernie Sanders and...

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  • October 19, 2018

Lots of great polling news today courtesy of Reuters/Ipsos/UVA Center of Politics latest poll: x IN USSEN (Reuters/Ipsos): US Sen Joe Donnelly (D) 46%, St Sen Mike Braun (R) 43% — Politics1.com (@Politics1com) September 26, 2018 x MI GOV (Reuters/Ipsos): Gretchen Whitmer (D) 52%, Bill Schuette (R) 39% — Politics1.com...

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  • September 26, 2018

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT) in support of his colleagues, U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D. WI) & Tina Smith’s (D. MN) re-election campaigns: Sen. Tina Smith (D. MN)   Kevin Cramer, the Republican candidate in a top-tier U.S. Senate race had a pretty dire...

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  • September 20, 2018

Really good news today out of Wisconsin courtesy of Marquette University’s latest poll: A new Marquette Law School Poll of Wisconsin voters finds Democrat Tony Evers with 49 percent support and incumbent Republican Scott Walker with 44 percent support among likely voters in the state’s race for governor. Libertarian candidate...

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  • September 18, 2018

Some good news today out of Ohio courtesy of Baldwin Wallace University’s latest poll: In the contest for U.S. Senate, the survey shows Brown with a 49% to 32% lead over his Republican challenger Jim Renacci. About 19% remain undecided with seven weeks until the election. In the Governor’s race,...

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  • September 18, 2018

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: Sen. Jon Tester (D. MT)   With less than two months to go, Council for a Livable World-backed candidates are in very tight races. As Washington Post political reporter Dan Balz just wrote, “It’s the battle for the Senate...

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  • September 15, 2018

Received this e-mail today from the former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold (D. WI) on behalf of his PAC, LegitPAC, in support of U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s (D. WI) re-election campaigns and Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) U.S. Senate campaign: Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D. WI)   Friend, Donald Trump and Republicans...

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  • September 13, 2018

Received two e-mails today from U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D. MA). The first one in support of U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown’s (D. OH) re-election campaign: Sen. Sherrod Brown (D. OH)   President Trump and Vice President Pence are doing their best to see Sherrod defeated. A new poll shows Sherrod and his opponent, a...

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  • September 12, 2018

Some very good news today out of Wisconsin courtesy of PPP’s latest poll: The Wisconsin gubernatorial race remains close, with a new poll showing Democrat Tony Evers leading Republican Gov. Scott Walker by four percentage points. The poll, conducted by the liberal firm Public Policy Polling, was commissioned by the High...

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  • September 6, 2018

Received this e-mail today from VoteVets in support of U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin’s (D. WI) re-election campaign: The Koch-connected Concerned Veterans for America have spent obscene amounts of money smearing Senator Tammy Baldwin’s record on veterans’ health care. And the truth is we’ve had enough of it. We aren’t going...

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  • September 5, 2018

The Huffington Post is filled with must read 2018 election pieces today: Josh Hawley, the Republican Senate candidate in Missouri, says he is all about making sure anybody can get health insurance, regardless of their medical status: “We need to cover pre-existing conditions,” he said earlier this summer. But Hawley,...

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  • September 3, 2018

Heads up, I’ve been away on vacation and have a busy week so I probably won’t be posting too many diaries this week. However, I did want to highlight some good news out of Wisconsin today courtesy of Suffolk University’s latest poll: Just under half the Wisconsin electorate (48%) thinks...

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  • August 28, 2018

Some encouraging news today out of Wisconsin today courtesy of Marquette University’s latest poll: A new Marquette Law School Poll of Wisconsin voters finds a tight race for governor following last week’s statewide primary elections. Among likely voters (that is, those who say they are certain to vote), incumbent Republican...

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  • August 22, 2018

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D. CA) on behalf of MoveOn.org in support of Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) U.S. Senate campaign and U.S. Senators Tammy Baldwin (D. WI) & Sherrod Brown’s (D. OH) re-election campaigns: Beto O’Rourke (D. TX)   Dear MoveOn member, Progressive champion...

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  • August 10, 2018

Dear MoveOn member, The year so far has, of course, been shaped by Trump and the GOP’s ongoing and deeply destructive cyclone of chaos. But it has also been deeply defined by the inspiring, tenacious efforts of millions of MoveOn members like you. I’m so proud to share with you...

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  • May 23, 2018

Members of MoveOn.org Political Action in Texas’ 23rd Congressional District have voted overwhelmingly to endorse Gina Ortiz Jones for Congress. In Texas’ 23rd Congressional District, 93% of votes were cast in favor of Jones. MoveOn’s endorsement comes ahead of the May 22 primary for Texas’ 23rd Congressional District. “MoveOn is...

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  • April 1, 2018
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