Tom Steyer Sets His Sights On Flipping The North Carolina State Legislature Blue

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, businessman Tom Steyer (D. CA): Flipping North Carolina is going to be key to this election. That’s why Republicans in the state legislature are trying to suppress the vote as much as possible. They have heavily gerrymandered districts allowing Republicans to seize 10 of North Carolina’s 13…

Bernie Sanders Keeps Up The Momentum To Flip These 8 State Legislature Seats

Received this e-mail yesterday from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT): Before I ask you to contribute to some great state legislative candidates, I hope you'll give me a moment to explain why your contribution matters — especially today. I've always said that no single person can transform this country alone. The…

Tennessee's GOP-dominated legislature reluctant to include tampons in tax holiday

As many have convincingly argued, tampons shouldn’t be taxed anyway because, like food, they’re a basic necessity. Of course, in the “good old days” women who were on their period were considered “unclean” for seven days, and then they had to fetch two turtledoves for the local priest to sacrifice before they could be “clean” again, so these dudes probably think…