PA-10: President Josiah Bartlet Endorses Eugene DePasquale (D) For Congress

Received this e-mail today from actor and activist, Martin Sheen, in support of Eugene DePasquale’s (D. PA-10) congressional campaign: Hello there, My name is Martin Sheen, though you may remember me as President Bartlet on The West Wing. I don’t have the kind of (fictional) power that I used to have as a (fictional) president. But…

Eugene Robinson is a must-read on Michelle Obama

in his Washington Post column titled For someone who says she hates politics, Michelle Obama is a political powerhouse. Let me put it simply by starting with his final two paragraphs: Speakers tonight had no crowd to rouse, no applause to draw energy from, no way to gauge how their orations were being received. They…

PA-10: Sen. Kamala Harris (D. CA) Endorses Eugene DePasquale (D) For Congress

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D. CA), in support of State Auditor Eugene DePasquale’s (D. PA-10) congressional campaign: Hi friend, I am proud to endorse Eugene in his race to represent Pennsylvania’s 10th District in Congress. Eugene is a fighter with a proven track record of bringing accountability…

PA-10: Sen. Bob Casey, Jr. (D) Helps Eugene DePasquale (D) Expand Our House Majority

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Bob Casey, Jr. (D. PA) in support of State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale’s (D. PA-10) congressional campaign: The Hill called the race for Pennsylvania's 10th Congressional District “one of the most closely-watched House contests this year.” In 2018, Republican Congressman Scott Perry won this seat by only three points,…

Eugene Robinson puts it bluntly

His column for Tuesday’s Washington Post is titled succinctly and pointedly on the Post web page as We can’t pretend this is a normal election (although the text of the url that takes you there is even more direct:  “the 2020 election is a fight for the soul of our nation”). The opening paragraph clearly…

Eugene Robinson gets it right – blame Republicans as much as Trump

Shortly after 5 PM Monday, Robinson’s column for Tuesday’s Washington Post, titled Republicans embrace Trump’s racism. Blame them as much as him., went live. It is well worth the read. Robinson begins with a two-sentence paragraph Donald Trump’s presidency is melting down into a noxious stew of racism, failure and farce. With breathtaking cynicism, the…