On Wednesday Donald Trump held a press conference wherein he typically underplayed the risks of the spreading coronavirus (Covid-19). He repeatedly portrayed it as being effectively under control, which is not remotely true. He even contradicted the officials he introduced as the team he was
Received this e-mail today from Stacey Abrams (D. GA) in support of Rev. Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaign: Friend, In a moment, I’m going to ask you to make a donation to Reverend Raphael Warnock’s campaign for U.S. Senate in Georgia. But first, let
Doublespeak is language that deliberately obscures, disguises, distorts, or reverses the meaning of words. Doublespeak may take the form of euphemisms, in which case it is primarily meant to make the truth sound more palatable. It may also refer to intentional ambiguity in language or
Buttigieg has since deleted this tweet: Yes we can. Especially since we now need a Third Reconstruction. x Buttigieg said he's not looking forward to Bernie Sanders' “revolutionary politics of the 1960s,” but does that mean he opposes the 1969 start of the modern-day LGBTQ
Received this e-mail just now from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee: x YouTube Video Imagine a revolutionary army following a fearless leader into battle…up a mountain…and falling over a cliff. In last night’s debate, Elizabeth Warren said clearly, “Bernie and I agree on a lot
Arkansas Kossacks, mark your calendars: Democratic candidate for president Elizabeth Warren will campaign in Arkansas Saturday. Warren will hold a town hall in Little Rock at 1 p.m. at North Shore Riverwalk Park. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. The public can RSVP on the campaign website.
Mark your calendars Oklahoma Kossacks: The March 3 primary election is coming up and presidential candidates are making their last attempts to win over Oklahoma voters. Democrats are holding campaign events in the Sooner state — some in-person and some handled by campaign groups: Elizabeth
Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D. MT) in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: Amy McGrath (D. KY) Did you see the latest poll? Democratic challenger, Amy McGrath is TIED with Republican Senate Majority Leader, Mitch McConnell. You
Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D. VA) in support of his colleague, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen’s (D. NH) re-election campaign: In this email, I’m going to ask you to chip in $10 to support my colleague Jeanne Shaheen’s re-election to the U.S.
Received this e-mail from Democracy for America in support of Jessica Cisneros (D. TX-28) campaign: Rep. Henry Cueller of Texas’s 28th district of the U.S. House is a Democrat in name only (DINO). In a week, we have the opportunity to beat him with a
Breaking news: x BIG: the @BostonGlobe, who once suggested Warren should sit out 2020, has endorsed her for president. Ã¢ÂÂFearless and brilliant on her feet, Warren has the greatest potential among the candidates to lay bare TrumpÃ¢ÂÂs weaknesses on a debate stage.Ã¢ÂÂ https://t.co/pgRbx5M9NmÃ¢ÂÂ” Sawyer Hackett
I know I’ve written about it a lot but it’s still my top issue and while tonight’s debate was horribly moderated, but Pod Save America said it best about tonight’s debate: x Warren is right on the filibuster. #DemDebate pic.twitter.com/scUy3EwdIcÃ¢ÂÂ Pod Save America (@PodSaveAmerica) February
For the second presidential election in a row, Donald Trump is thumbing his nose at the law and political morality. He is openly announcing his willingness to accept the help of hostile foreign nations in his quest to retain power at all costs. Never mind
Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D. PA) in support of Theresa Greenfield’s (D. IA) U.S. Senate campaign: I want to tell you why Iowa's U.S. Senate race matters so much to me. If we flip just four seats in the
Mark your calendars: Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is making another stop in Aiken this week. Senator Warren will make the stop on Friday when she is scheduled to host a GOTV launch. She's also bringing superstar John Legend to Orangeburg on Wednesday as part
Received this e-mail today from VoteVets in support of Amy McGrath’s (D. KY) U.S. Senate campaign: BREAKING NEWS out of Kentucky: Two new polls — out yesterday! — has VoteVets endorsed candidate Amy McGrath (D) TIED with Mitch McConnell (R) for this critical Kentucky Senate seat.
Love this: x YouTube Video Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Tuesday attacked fellow Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg in a new ad, slamming the billionaire over his previous Republican ties. Warren took aim at Bloomberg's large number of television ads and targeted his record of endorsing
Received this e-mail today from Rep. Conor Lamb (D. PA-17): From prescription drug affordability to stronger unions, Pennsylvania Democrats have led the charge in passing crucial legislation to put working families before special interests. But now, Washington Republicans are determined to take back the House
Kudos to Rolling Stone for finding this: In a 2016 audio recording from what is thought to be a private Goldman Sachs event, Bloomberg first can be heard referring to the audience as “my peeps.” He then went on to talk about what his priorities would be
Even during the struggle with having Dixiecrats in its midst, the modern Democratic party has stood for social justice, however compromised because of the nation’s conflicted constitutional history. The “social democrat” media frame must offset name-calling of “socialist/communist”, since America’s mixed regulatory economy does resemble economies