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Not prosecuting Trump for what seems to be incontrovertible evidence of his Stormy Daniels payoff seems to be small potatoes only if the big enchiladas are left on the plate. Yet the GQP thinks that they still need him, likely because there are no alternatives, what with Ted Cruz having dinner with...

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  • May 7, 2021

California Rep. Devin Nunes is famously suing the Twitter parody account @DevinNunesMom, but in real life, his mom does his fundraising committees’ FEC reports. It’s not that weird, of course. I mean, I don’t get it personally, but that could be because my mom’s voted for every GOP presidential candidate since...

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  • March 27, 2021

Apparently John (no relation) Kennedy (R-LA) may endorse those sober drivers who run over demonstrators in Oklahoma, because a guy who “went to Oxford” should know something about logical fallacies. x Hours after America's second mass shooting in a week, Sen. John Kennedy downplays the gun problem by noting that...

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  • March 26, 2021

Oh barf: Former U.S. Sen. David Perdue took the first steps toward a potential comeback bid by filing campaign paperwork on Monday to explore a challenge against Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock. The Republican’s aides say he still hasn’t decided whether to challenge Warnock next year, though the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported...

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  • February 16, 2021

Received this e-mail today from singer-songwriter James Taylor in support of Jon Ossoff (D. GA) & Rev. Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaigns: Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) & Jon Ossoff (D. GA) This year, I went all-in on helping elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in the most...

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  • December 28, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Mississippi courtesy of Data For Progress’ latest poll: x MISSISSIPPITrump 55% (+14)Biden 41%Jorgensen 2%Hawkins 1%.#MSsen:Hyde-Smith (R-inc) 50% (+3)Espy (D) 47%Edwards (L) 3%@DataProgress, LV, 10/27-11/1https://t.co/BoXt8f9bYL— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) November 3, 2020 While Hyde-Smith gets 50% in this poll, it’s within the MOE. Click here...

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  • November 3, 2020

“It would only take 22 tank cars to hold the equivalent energy of the Hiroshima bomb,” Jordan Luebkemann, a lawyer for Earth Justice. Florida Bulldog is an investigative news site. In September, they wrote on how a private equity firm forgave an enormous debt of Donald Trump in exchange for federal...

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  • October 30, 2020

Just watch: x Lou Dobbs is telling South Carolina residents not to vote for Lindsey Graham pic.twitter.com/vQ67BZZN6P— Jason Campbell (@JasonSCampbell) October 23, 2020 Media Matters provided the transcript: The Lou Dobbs quote of the day comes from South Carolina Senator Lindsey graham, he has an explanation today for not subpoenaing...

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  • October 23, 2020

The second actual debate could be three too many as we expect more of the same stunts despite a mute switch for the two-minute responses to questions. The GOP has telegraphed some of the debate’s tactical options including foreign interference, even as they whined after foreign policy wasn’t included as...

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  • October 22, 2020
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Some very encouraging news today courtesy of Morning Consult’s latest poll: x #NCsen:Cunningham (D) 47% (+6)Tillis (R-inc) 41%.#AZsen:Kelly (D) 49% (+8)McSally (R-inc) 41%.#MIsen:Peters (D-inc) 49% (+9)James (R) 40%.#COsen:Hickenlooper (D) 50% (+10)Gardner (R-inc) 40%@MorningConsult, LV, 10/2-11https://t.co/7AsGqSmIR8— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) October 13, 2020 And in the presidential election: x COLORADOBiden 54%Trump 40%...

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  • October 13, 2020

Some big news today out of Mississippi: x .@JoeBiden unites and heals. He has dignity and empathy. He is the leader our country needs right now to move forward. I am deeply honored to receive his official endorsement today. pic.twitter.com/EQwUIlk4cq— Mike Espy (@MikeEspyMS) September 30, 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe...

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  • September 30, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D. IN), in support of Christina Finello’s (D. PA-01) congressional campaign: Christina Finello (D. PA-01) We’re just weeks away from the most consequential election of our lifetimes, and I’m not just talking about the presidential contest. We...

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  • September 28, 2020

cookpolitical.com/… Cook Political Report has shifted six US Houses, five in the direction of the Democratic candidates. A week ago Cook changed ratings on five Senate seats all in the direction of the Democratic candidate, and said the Democrats are now favored to take control of the upper house this fall....

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  • July 31, 2020

From The Verge: An upcoming primary in Kansas has been upended by billionaire Peter Thiel, who is pouring hundreds of thousands of dollars into a PAC supporting the hard-line anti-immigration candidate. While traditional Republican Party organizations have backed Rep. Roger Marshall (R-KS) for the open Senate seat, Thiel has put...

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  • July 21, 2020

More Trump shtick, recycling old material, but he still loves trucks. The president is ranting about shower heads, dishwashers, and light bulbs. Now Fox News is fact-checking IMPOTUS*. x Cool. Now do one for the weight of 135,000 dead Americans. And 30 million unemployed workers. https://t.co/kKPThOG7za— The Lincoln Project (@ProjectLincoln) July...

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  • July 16, 2020

From Stephen Robinson at Wonkette: Former Kansas secretary of State, current Senate candidate, and known loser Kris Kobach has annoyed us all with his relentless, Javert-esque pursuit of imaginary voter fraud. Well, finally, at long last, we've found some for him, and it's right under his stupid nose. Republican Steve Watkins, who represents Kansas's second congressional district, is facing...

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  • July 16, 2020

Received this e-mail yesterday from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D. MA), in support of U.S. Senator Ed Markey’s (D. MA) re-election campaign: In a moment, I’m going to ask you to make a contribution to my friend and partner in the United States Senate Ed Markey. But...

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  • June 30, 2020

Received this e-mail yesterday from former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D. AZ) in support of her husband, Astronaut Mark Kelly’s (D. AZ) U.S. Senate campaign: I wanted to reach out to you personally about my husband Mark Kelly, someone I know better than anyone else. When Mark launched this campaign last...

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  • June 30, 2020

Received this e-mail yesterday from U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D. NV) in support of Dr. Barbara Bollier (D. KS) and MJ Hegar’s (D. TX) U.S. Senate campaigns and U.S. Senator Tina Smith’s (D. MN) re-election campaign: In 2018, voters here in Nevada and in neighboring Arizona elected women to the...

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  • June 30, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D. MA), in support of Mike Espy's (D. MS) U.S. Senate campaign: It’s not news to Mississippians, especially to Black Mississippians, that our government has left the state behind. For decades, Mississippi’s Republican leaders in Washington have sided...

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  • June 29, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Andrew Yang, in support of former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign: I centered my campaign for president on one simple principle: We need a fairer, more human-centered America. This idea could not be more important today as our country grapples with...

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  • June 29, 2020

Received this e-mail from former presidential candidate, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D. IN), in support of Pennsylvania Auditor General, Eugene DePasquale’s (D. PA-10) congressional campaign: Friend, I ran for President because I believe that change is something worth fighting for, but that goes far beyond the White House. We...

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  • June 29, 2020
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She can’t stop getting caught lying: Sen. Martha McSally released a TV ad for her campaign in which she says, “Of course I will always protect those with preexisting conditions. Always.” Well … It boils down to this: McSally has been a proponent of abolishing the Affordable Care Act, which...

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  • June 29, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Governor Tom Wolf (D. PA) in support of Christina Finello’s (D. PA-01) congressional campaign: Christina Finello (D. PA-01) Christina Finello has done important work in our communities for decades, working at all levels of the criminal justice system to better train police and judges, while...

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  • June 28, 2020

Received this e-mail yesterday from Academy Award winner, Michael Douglas, in support of U.S. Senator Ed Markey’s (D. MA) re-election campaign: Sen. Ed Markey (D. MA) I need to ask you to support my friend, Senator Ed Markey. He is in the toughest race of his career, and the last...

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  • June 28, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D. PA) in support of Jon Ossoff (D. GA) and Rev. Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaigns: What we saw in Georgia's primary election this month was an assault on our democracy. Voters were faced to wait in line...

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  • June 27, 2020

Received this e-mail yesterday from Civil Rights hero, Rep. John Lewis (D. GA-05), in support of Rep. Joe Kennedy III’s (D. MA-04) U.S. Senate campaign: Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D. MA-04) We are experiencing profound national crises on multiple fronts. From the protests demanding an end to racial oppression and...

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  • June 27, 2020

From Ashley Reese at Jezebel: Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler—who rose to national prominence after being implicated in an alleged covid-19 insider trading clusterfuck—has a fast and loose definition of who the second amendment applies to, despite presenting herself as a gun rights champion. And she made this loud and clear during a hilariously racist Fox...

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  • June 26, 2020

Received this e-mail today from House Intelligence Committee Chairman, Rep. Adam Schiff (D. CA-28), in support of U.S. Senator Doug Jones’ (D. AL) re-election campaign: Sen. Doug Jones (D. AL_ In 2017, I asked you to step up and support Doug Jones for U.S. Senate, and with your assistance, we helped elect...

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  • June 26, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Academy Award winning actress and activist, Jane Fonda, in support of U.S. Senator Ed Markey’s (D. MA) re-election campaign: Sen. Ed Markey (D. MA) This past month has been an important reminder that our fight against the climate crisis must be intersectional. These challenging times...

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  • June 25, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Julián Castro (D. TX), in support of former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign: Right now, our nation is in crisis. We're facing a global pandemic, a massive spike in unemployment, and racism in our policing system — all at the same time. And,...

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  • June 25, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D. OH) in support of Governor Steve Bullock’s (D. MT) U.S. Senate campaign: x YouTube Video Cook Political Report just changed the rating for Steve Bullock’s race in Montana to a toss up. Steve’s race could determine control of the Senate and...

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  • June 25, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D. OH) in support of Jaime Harrison’s (D. SC) U.S. Senate campaign: Jaime Harrison (D. SC) Jaime Harrison understands firsthand why Americans all over the country are demanding change. Jaime’s grandparents raised him in a mobile home in Orangeburg, South Carolina....

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  • June 24, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D. IN), in support of Rep. Ben Ray Luján’s (D. NM) U.S. Senate campaign: Rep. Ben Ray Luján (D. NM) This election is the fight of our lives. I’m asking you to please donate $10 before Ben...

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  • June 23, 2020

From Salon: A number of Republican candidates for Senate and Congress accepted recent campaign donations from Timothy Mellon, a GOP megadonor and heir to the Mellon family fortune, who used derogatory stereotypes to describe Black Americans in his 2015 autobiography. Mellon, the 77-year-old founder of a railway shipping company and...

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  • June 20, 2020

There’s juicy stuff in the Bolton book even if his mercenary lust for money came before putting Trump in the vise during the Impeachment. It seems less revelatory as it might simply confirm how incompetent and dangerous Trump remains. “He then, stunningly, turned the conversation to the coming U.S. presidential election,...

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  • June 17, 2020

Received this e-mail yesterday from U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D. OH) in support of Rev. Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaign: Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) After the complete mishandling of Georgia’s primary election, it’s clearer than ever that we need leaders in our government who will fight to...

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  • June 16, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Georgia: Investigative journalist Jon Ossoff has grown his fundraising lead in the final stretch leading up to the June 9 Democratic U.S. Senate primary. Ossoff’s campaign raised $739,362 between April 1 and May 20, according to the final campaign-finance report filed with the Federal...

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  • May 31, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D. CA), in support of former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign: Joe Biden is a lifelong public servant, a dedicated and compassionate leader, and a dear friend — and I could not be more proud to have...

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  • May 29, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Democracy for America in support of Rev. Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaign: I have good news to share with you, Samuel. When Senator Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) was caught selling off $20 million in stock before the market crashed — all while misleading the public about...

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  • May 7, 2020

Elie Mystal from The Nation has a new piece out about how U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R. KY) wants to block businesses from being sued for putting their workers are risk during the COVID-19 pandemic: McConnell has “insisted” that the next stimulus package will include legal immunity for...

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  • May 3, 2020

Kudos to Lachlan Markay at The Daily Beast for capturing this: Iowa Republican Sen. Joni Ernst is running for reelection in what will likely be one of the nation’s most closely watched Senate contests this year. But her campaign has shielded a key bit of financial information from voters and the public:...

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  • May 1, 2020

Kudos to Brad Reed at Raw Story for bringing this to our attention: x #CoronavirusCornyn doesn't mention 26,211 Americans are dead. I guess that's not important. He also doesn't mention https://t.co/7WKPbPKSIE— xxxJDxxx (@xxxJDxxx3) April 15, 2020 Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) on Wednesday tried to spread some purportedly encouraging news about...

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  • April 17, 2020

It’s enough to steam your pants. x “He took a gamble and got it wrong.” They know he blew it. Now they will spend eight months lying to America about it. https://t.co/GUsI9owSun — subscribe to my newsletter (@brianbeutler) April 2, 2020 x How Kushner and Hope Hicks are the main...

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  • April 2, 2020

Received this e-mail from former Columbus, GA Mayor, Teresa Tomlinson’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaign: We just got some extraordinary news. The National Organization for Women Political Action Committee is endorsing Teresa in Georgia’s Democratic primary to take on David Perdue in this battleground Senate race. In the national president’s...

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  • April 1, 2020

Received this e-mail today from singer-songwriter Carole King in support of U.S. Senator Ed Markey’s (D. MA) re-election campaign: Hi, it’s Carole King. First, and most important, I hope you and your family are well and that you stay healthy. I’m reaching out to ask you to join me in...

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  • March 31, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan (D. NH) in support of Governor Steve Bullock’s (D. MT) U.S. Senate campaign: Steve Bullock (D. MT) Touching base on Governor Steve Bullock’s Senate campaign in Montana: The good news is that the Washington Post says Bullock’s campaign would “increase Democrats’...

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  • March 30, 2020

Received this e-mail from Democratic Strategist, Paul Begala, in support of Wendy Davis’ (D. TX-21) congressional campaign: Paul Begala Our campaign understands that this is a very difficult time for our country. We hope that, first and foremost, you are staying safe during the coronavirus pandemic and only pitch in...

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  • March 29, 2020

Recently I highlighted this: A mysterious outside group that sprang into existence only last week will spend more than $1 million in television advertisements backing North Carolina state Sen. Erica Smith (D), one of the candidates running to challenge Sen. Thom Tillis (R) in November. The group has made heavy buys in...

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  • February 21, 2020

I smell some GOP rat fucking going on: A mysterious outside group that sprang into existence only last week will spend more than $1 million in television advertisements backing North Carolina state Sen. Erica Smith (D), one of the candidates running to challenge Sen. Thom Tillis (R) in November. The group has...

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  • February 6, 2020
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