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The Senate Parliamentarian has ruled that Chuck Schumer may be able to use budget reconciliation rules to pass two additional amendments to the 2021 budget bill that was used in enacting Biden’s Covid relief law. Reconciliation, though complicated, allows bills to pass the Senate with a 51 to 50 vote. thehill.com/… The ruling...

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  • April 6, 2021

Received this e-mail today from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party: Registering voters today helps Democrats win this year, next year, in 2024, and in every election to come. It’s the best thing we can do to create long-term power and progress, which is why we’ve made it top priority. We need you...

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  • March 23, 2021

Mitch McConnell is threatening Democrats with scorched-earth GOP policies they have already done if they kill the filibuster. Mitch McConnell threatened Democrats on killing the filibuster See full episodes here. Mitch McConnell took the floor with the following diatribe as he threatened Democrats with hell if they kill the filibuster. “If...

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  • March 18, 2021

Is Lindsey Graham for real? No, that’s a serious question. Because he looks like a Rankin-Bass Claymation character to me. Lindsey, the misfit Christmas elf who never liked to make toys and forgot to show up for elf practice because his real dream was to loofah Donald Trump’s hide so he’d stop looking...

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  • March 2, 2021

Lost Cause at the Liar’s Poker table. Old whine in new butt-holes. At one point, Trump claimed that “had we had a fair election, the results would’ve been much different” — even though election security officials from his own administration have confirmed Biden’s victory was the result of a free and fair...

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  • March 1, 2021

Received this e-mail today from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party: It used to be that experience, values, and knowledge were things both parties valued in leadership. Not these days. These days, the PA Republican Party only wants who's Trumpiest. In an upcoming special election, PA Republicans hand-picked a conspiracy theorist who...

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  • February 23, 2021

Received this e-mail today from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party: Even after all the success of our first Vote By Mail campaign, Pennsylvanians have a bit more to learn! For instance, our voters have a lot of questions about the Annual Mail-In Voter List, so we're planning an impromptu campaign to...

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  • February 9, 2021

Ok, in case you haven’t heard: President Biden promised to get more relief to Americans quickly to help people survive financially until the pandemic is under control. A key part of Biden’s proposal is to send another round of cash payments directly to U.S. households. Some economists, Republicans and moderate...

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  • February 4, 2021

Dr. David Dozier discusses fake news. Democrats are better for the economy. They must say no to Republican obstruction. Fake news is still with us Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: Nancy Pelosi challenges reporters who toe...

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  • February 4, 2021

Received this e-mail today from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party: Pennsylvania Supreme Court candidate, Superior Court Justice Maria McLaughlin (D. PA) Pennsylvania's Vote By Mail request form is now available for the 2021 elections! With key local offices on the ballot, Democrats need to vote with the same great fervor as...

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  • February 3, 2021

Trans activist Sofia Sepulveda discusses Medicare for all, immigrants, and more. It’s no fluke the economy does much better under Democrats. Democrats by far better for economy Chat – Join Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM CentralVideo Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: We explore...

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  • February 3, 2021

The Senate is already a very undemocratic body. The filibuster makes it near exponentially worse. That biased structure hurts most. No to the filibuster Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: The wordsJoe Biden’s Inauguration Poet Amanda Gorman...

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  • January 22, 2021

Her closing statement could be taken figuratively and literally. Karen Finney had the most important message to Democrats & GOP today. Karen Finney nails it x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. I was really disappointed with the overall coverage of the Sunday morning shows today. Recently, Anand Giridharadas...

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  • January 17, 2021

Thomas Friedman did a disservice with a false narrative recently on MSNBC as Democrats are about to take over the government. Thomas Friedman wrong again as he dings Democrats See full episodes here. The message, the mostly hot-air-that-must-be-ignored emanating from Thomas Friedman is unwarranted and unneeded. In fact, he plays directly...

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  • January 15, 2021

Received this e-mail today from the Wisconsin Democratic Party: Ron Johnson is a dangerous force in Congress, undermining our democracy and pouring gasoline on the flames of Donald Trump’s hateful, riot inspiring-rhetoric. This is why we are calling for Senator Ron Johnson to resign IMMEDIATELY. Add your name now to prove...

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  • January 15, 2021

From The New York Times: x YouTube Video The first television advertisements of the 2022 campaign cycle are on the air in Wisconsin. The Democratic Party of Wisconsin on Wednesday morning began a week’s worth of television and digital ads pounding Senator Ron Johnson for his role in fomenting doubts...

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  • January 13, 2021

Americans are in pain as most of the media devote most of their time to the coup. Ezra Klein has timely advice for Democrats; Help people fast. He also has advice for Joe Manchin. Message Democrats better heed x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. After the Trump administration's...

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  • January 10, 2021

Received this  e-mail yesterday from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party: There is a straight line from Pennsylvania Republicans' behavior in the halls of Harrisburg to the insurrectionist violence that shamed our nation this week. For months, Harrisburg Republicans have echoed dangerous lies about mail-in voting—a process they, themselves, voted for just...

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  • Avatar of Sam Sero
  • January 9, 2021

Our Thug-In-Chief has unleashed his mob in DC and the Capitol. The adults in this country, Democrats, will take full control soon. Democrats must make the Thug-In-Chief pay for his treasonous act. x YouTube Video Chat – Join Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK...

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  • January 6, 2021

Received this e-mail today from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party: State Senator Jim Brewster (D. PA) Yesterday, Harrisburg Republicans threw the voters' will to the wayside by refusing to seat the rightful winner of a legislative election. Once again, they're trying to set the precedent that elections only count if the GOP agrees with...

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  • January 6, 2021

Even as he puts his White House cronies on the board of the Kennedy Center, Trump criticizes its funding in the latest COVID relief bill.  Pam Bondi, who took an illegal $25,000 donation from Trump to drop prosecution in the Trump University suit, gets a Board seat at the Kennedy...

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  • December 23, 2020

A piece in The Bulwark gives us another political neologism, as if we had enough to deal with in designated “more conservative”, “more moderate”, “less liberal”, and even anti-progressive Democrats. At their margins they may be responsible for the Democratic losses in Congress even as Trump has been defeated. “Can’t we all just get...

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  • December 22, 2020

I read this article with trepidation because Democrats can easily win 60% just being who we say we are. Republicans lie about what Democrats will do to them. Democrats tell Americans what Republicans won’t allow them to do for them. Democrats see Republicans gaining among key voting groups, despite Biden's...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • December 21, 2020

The balance of power in the Senate, along with how much Joe Biden can accomplish during his first term as president, will be determined solely by a two-race election in Georgia held on Jan. 5. Ironically, the Georgia law requiring a runoff race when no candidate receives more than 50% of the vote...

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  • December 12, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party: Thanks in part to your hard work, Joe Biden won Pennsylvania and will soon be our next president! But until we flip the US Senate, Joe's administration will face unrelenting obstruction from Mitch McConnell, Pat Toomey, and co. Let's take the majority...

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  • December 10, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the progressive organization, Our Revolution: Michelle Sanchez is an Our Revolution leader doing critical work in Gwinnett County, Georgia who joined Our Revolution’s national organizing call on Monday. Thanks to your support, her team has already knocked on thousands of doors delivering PPE kits to essential...

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  • Avatar of Sam Sero
  • December 9, 2020

 As the election postmortem fight begins, Democratic leaders are consoling themselves with the narrative that Florida was already lost. It’s really a red state, Democrats are being told, which is an excuse that has been echoed by multiple pundits. The problem with that is that it’s just not true. The people...

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  • November 21, 2020

Professor Mauro Guillen talks about 2030 expectations. Rep. urges Democrats to engage. Journalist calls out GOP Jim Crow. Mauro Guillen discusses 2030 x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0 9091 Topics: Congresswoman calls on Democrats to...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • November 20, 2020

Congresswoman Jackie Speier has a message for Democrats. She messaged that Trump is a loser, and they must get tough. Democrats must assert their win x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Donald Trump is throwing all kinds of frivolous lawsuits hoping that a few would stick to give him an...

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  • November 20, 2020

Pramila Jayapal appeared on MSNBC to push back on the lie that progressives caused unexpected House losses. Rep. Pramila Jayapal pushes back x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-WA-7), the Progressive caucus co-chair, was prepared for what was ultimately snarky attacks on progressives from the host edged...

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  • Avatar of Egberto Willies
  • November 10, 2020

Watching Morning Joe today was somewhat amusing because Joe and all his pundits spent their time portraying the current race as a huge set-back for Democrats — which requires a reckoning within the party and, of course, the rejection of any progressive ideas or candidates within the party.  The chatter was...

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  • November 6, 2020

int.nyt.com/… A newly released survey from the NYT/Siena Poll, rated A+, shows Democratic candidates all  within four points of winning the US Senate, US House, and Governor races in Montana. Joe Biden only trails by 6% in a state Trump won by 20% in 2016. These races look likely to...

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  • October 23, 2020

It’s becoming the story of the election that the suburban areas, especially those with many well-educated people are shifting strongly toward Joe Biden and Democratic candidates. According to Dave Wasserman of Cook Reports, most congressional districts are shifting by about 8 points, but some suburban districts are shifting more. It...

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  • October 22, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Governor Tom Wolf (D. PA) on behalf of the Pennsylvania House Democratic Campaign Committee: Pennsylvania neighbor, Across Pennsylvania, people are voting as we speak for Democrats up and down the ballot. Who we send to Washington and Harrisburg will impact every community, city, and town...

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  • October 21, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Wisconsin Democratic Party: We’re only 21 days away from the election of our lifetimes and, as everyone from Speaker Pelosi on down keeps saying, it all comes down to Wisconsin. Now is the time to make sure we do everything possible to reach voters in...

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  • October 14, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Theresa Greenfield’s (D. IA) U.S. Senate campaign: President Barack Obama is hosting a virtual grassroots fundraiser this Friday to help us take back the Senate — and we want you to be there! Taking back the Senate has never been more important, and these Democratic candidates in Iowa, Texas,...

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  • October 13, 2020

From Reform Austin: x Not many details, but this survey, continuing pattern, shows consistent D gains in TX suburbs, w/Trump trailing in many state House seats he won in 16 & Ds leading in 11 GOP held seats (they need 9 for majority) https://t.co/ccMFPxpaJU via @ReformAustin— Ronald Brownstein (@RonBrownstein) October...

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  • October 13, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party: To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we're hosting a virtual discussion on the importance of mobilizing the Latinx community! RSVP to join us tonight for a Latinx event with Rep. Adriano Espaillat, the first formerly undocumented person ever to serve in Congress!...

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  • Avatar of Sam Sero
  • October 13, 2020

At WaPo, Phillip Bump throws more cold water on our optimism, but we all need to be confronted with the probabilities. Try Bump’s interactive tools to convince yourself of the quantitative realities. There will be Senate-flipping and a Biden landslide, but there still and always remain possible bad news. James Carville...

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  • October 13, 2020

Now that’s what I’m talking about: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) announced endorsements for more than 150 Democrats running in local races across the country. Sanders said the 172 contenders he endorsed Friday would be strong advocates for the progressive movement and that victories at the local level will help lay the foundation...

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  • October 12, 2020

I like this: Democrats eager to link Republican U.S. Sen. Susan Collins with President Donald Trump in her reelection race have begun posting campaign-style “Trump/Collins” signs in Maine. They’re similar to the traditional “Trump/Pence” signs touting the Republican presidential ticket of Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. In this case,...

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  • October 11, 2020

For the past two decades, there’s one thing the Florida Democrats have gotten really good at: losing. Despite having many more registered Democrats in this state than Republicans, our state government is the equivalent of ruby red Alabama, with only one statewide Democratic official—Secretary of Agriculture Nikki Fried. (Even Alabama,...

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  • October 10, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party: Hey folks, The weather is cool and crisp. The foliage is gorgeous. And Democrats all over PA are making a triumphant return to knocking doors — with safety and social distancing measures in place! Many of you have been eagerly awaiting...

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  • Avatar of Sam Sero
  • October 9, 2020

Democrats & Progressives must transform their irrational Election 2020 fear into a resolve to get the job done through voting & ensuring everyone vote. America must seek atonement with the right choice in Election 2020 x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom:...

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  • October 9, 2020

The Houston Chronicle has a must read piece out right now about Texas: Texas remained the country’s largest red state in 2018. Republicans have won every statewide race in Texas since 1998, and a Democratic presidential candidate hasn’t won Texas since Jimmy Carter in 1976. But for 18 months, statewide...

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  • October 8, 2020

At some point early next year they’ll squeegee the COVID-riddled puddle of Trump tresses and asshole adipose out of the people’s house, but until then, the toxic diaper barge that is his campaign and presidency will continue to swamp the hopes of Republicans up and down the ballot. At this...

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  • October 7, 2020

From The Houston Chronicle: The Texas House Democratic Campaign Committee has raised over $3.6 million in just under three months, a massive cash infusion as the party pushes to take control of the lower chamber for the first time since 2002. The $3.6 million haul, which came between July 1...

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  • Avatar of Sam Sero
  • October 5, 2020

This is a short diary to vent about a peeve of mine. Far too many of the national media stories about this election talk about it in terms of how “this is a disaster for the GOP” or “this looks bad for Trump” and so on. I object. How about...

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  • October 1, 2020

Former President Barack Obama teamed up with NowThis to emphasize that not only how important it is to vote in the presidential election but also to help Democrats win in down ballot races: x You don't need me to tell you what's at stake in this election. Now is the...

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  • September 24, 2020

Received two e-mails today I wanted to pass along. First, from Governor Tom Wolf’s (D. PA), PAC, Wolf PAC: Hey, when we say every single vote counts, we mean it. In 2016, Donald Trump won Pennsylvania by 44,292 votes — less than one percent. In 2018, we flipped four Congressional seats in...

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  • September 22, 2020