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Letting a cabal like Council for National Policies choose the tropes: “Buy Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head because it’s the end of an era. It is the end of freedom in America”. Because of course you learn gender roles from potatoes, your ideology from conservative lobbying groups, and then there’s...

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  • March 9, 2021

“I’m the only thing standing between the American dream and total anarchy, madness and chaos.” Trump at the Council for National Policy Recalling that Mark Burnett wanted once to have Trump arrive at an event like Hitler at the Nuremburg rallies, next week’s GOP convention should have bombast to compensate...

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  • August 21, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: You are playing an outsize role in some good news: Three Senate candidates endorsed by Council for a Livable World have had their chances of victory upgraded by professional race-watchers: Mark Kelly (D. AZ) Mark Kelly – Arizona: Kelly, the...

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  • July 31, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: Let's cut to the chase. Candidates face a critical fundraising deadline at midnight tonight, and you can help them reach their goals. Here are six top-notch candidates who can change the Senate: Sara Gideon of Maine is planning to retire...

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  • July 1, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: The potential for flipping the Senate from red to blue has increased dramatically in the last three months. You can boost the momentum by contributing to the outstanding Senate candidates listed below in the next four days before the...

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  • June 26, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: I'm excited to share a new round of endorsed candidates with you soon, but for right now, I'm asking you to help some of the candidates in the closest Senate races in the country. While the Trump administration is widely...

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  • June 15, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: I have some much-needed good news: Senators who have staked their reputations on their close relationships with President Donald Trump and his dangerous policies are hurting at the polls. This is great for our endorsed Senate candidates. In North...

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  • June 1, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: Sara Gideon (D. ME) I hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and well. As you may know, New England is the scene of some of the hottest Senate and House races this cycle, and none is...

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  • May 19, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: We now have less than six months to go until the November election. We have to pay close attention to swing states like Minnesota in hopes of keeping it in progressive hands. Hillary Clinton narrowly won the state in...

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  • May 5, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: Too much of modern politics revolves around fundraising, especially after the Supreme Court’s “Citizens United” decision. But when Leo Szilard created this organization in 1962, he emphasized the importance of both “the sweet voice of reason’’ and raising funds...

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  • April 20, 2020

I feel better already. The A-Team. pic.twitter.com/FIw2fKqgwR — Mark Horowitz (@MarkHorowitz) April 13, 2020 Let’s see, we’ve got Mark Meadows, reliable Trump flunky and the new acting White House chief of staff; Ivanka Trump, the pr*sident’s daughter and a noted exploiter of low-wage Chinese labor; Jared Kushner, the know-nothing fopdoodle Trump...

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  • April 13, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: Colorado has three key congressional races in 2020. The state has been growing fast and leaning blue in recent years. Hillary Clinton carried the state by five points in 2016, and Democrats have won the last four gubernatorial races...

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  • April 13, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: In 2018, Texas flipped two congressional seats, two state senate seats and 12 state house seats from red to blue. Progressives have a chance to flip three more seats in November and maintain a seat that flipped in 2018....

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  • April 9, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: As we all deal with the deadly coronavirus, we cannot forget that there are important elections underway. Two of the hottest congressional races this year are in Maine, one for the House and one for the Senate. Add to...

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  • April 4, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: I hope you and your loved ones are doing well. As my colleagues John and Geoff have said in prior emails, we at the Council are continuing to work as well as we can in these challenging times, as...

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  • March 31, 2020

Received this e-mail from the Council for a Livable World in support of Cal Cunningham’s (D. NC) U.S. Senate campaign: I hope you and your loved ones continue to do well in these strange and uncertain times. At the Council, we remain steadfast in our commitments both to keep our...

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  • March 25, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Council for a Livable World in support of Marie Newman’s (D. IL-03) campaign: One of the country’s first important congressional primaries of 2020 will take place in Illinois on March 17. Council for a Livable World has endorsed Marie Newman, who founded a national non-profit called “Team...

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  • February 12, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: The Senate just voted to acquit President Trump, abdicating their Constitutional responsibilities and ignoring his many transgressions that continue to jeopardize U.S. national security. A Senate that cannot manage a fair impeachment trial, and that has also failed to...

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  • February 5, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: Recently, I wrote to you to say that we have an opportunity to retire Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell by helping to elect Amy McGrath in Kentucky. Now, I want to double down on that message. This Senate has...

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  • February 1, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: Six Texas House members have announced their retirement from Congress, in a wave that has been labeled the “Texodus” and a sign that my home state is becoming more competitive. Last year, Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D) gave incumbent Sen....

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  • January 12, 2020

Under the terms of a 1947 treaty, the US is obligated to permit entry of any foreign dignitary who is coming here to speak to the United Nations as an official representative of the country. Foreign Policy is now reporting that, in violation of the treaty, the Trump administration has...

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  • January 6, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: The latest edition of the highly reliable Cook Political Report states that the Senate majority is in play. Cook's Jennifer Duffy writes, “Democrats appear to have expanded the playing field enough to put Republicans' majority at risk.” Council for...

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  • December 30, 2019

Get it? Because all Jews hoard money! And they’re “brutal killers” who are “not nice people at all.” x Trump’s constant references to wealth and money whenever he talks to Jewish groups is abundantly unsubtle anti-Semitism.https://t.co/YWW5xXhC83— Jeff Yang (@originalspin) December 8, 2019 < p class=”is-empty-p”> “A lot of you are...

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  • December 8, 2019

Received this e-mail today from the Council for a Livable World: New England is the scene of some of this election’s hottest Senate contests. Council for a Livable World is backing three candidates from the region who are critical to a progressive majority. Sara Gideon of Maine is challenging incumbent Senator Susan Collins....

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  • December 7, 2019

Consider this little CYA item meant to distance VP Pence from Ukraine-gate that could mean a readiness to cut Trump loose. x WSJ: VP Pence advised against releasing notes of President Trump's call with the president of Ukraine. https://t.co/6dCprfgsH6— MSNBC (@MSNBC) September 28, 2019 many of those anti-LGBTQ policies come...

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  • October 12, 2019
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