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As she walked through Ronald Reagan airport, Senator Krysten Sinema of Arizona confronted climate activists and others over her ongoing obstruction of the 3.5 trillion dollars build-back better plan. The former Green Party activist who campaigned for Ralph Nader in 2000 (which helped Goerge W Bush win the presidential election...

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  • October 5, 2021

As she walked through Ronald Reagan airport, Senator Krysten Sinema of Arizona was confronted by climate activists over her ongoing obstruction of the 3.5 trillion dollars build-back better plan. The 3.5 plan is where the majority of climate provisions can be found. It is strongly opposed by the fossil fuel interests that...

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  • October 5, 2021

Some big news today out of North Carolina: Former North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory’s career in politics is not over. McCrory, a Republican who served one term as the state’s chief executive and 14 years as Charlotte’s mayor, has launched a campaign website announcing his run for North Carolina’s open U.S. Senate...

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  • April 14, 2021

Some big news this week out of Missouri: A Missouri Democrat who works at an organization that fights corporate monopolies on Tuesday became the latest candidate to announce a bid for U.S. Senate. Lucas Kunce, 38, is the national security policy director at the American Economic Liberties Project, an organization...

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  • March 11, 2021

Received this e-mail today from Governor Tony Evers’ (D. WI) re-election campaign: Today is Primary Election Day, and I want to make sure you have all the information you need to vote. As a state schools superintendent, I understand more than most how that is one of the most important...

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  • February 16, 2021

Some good news today out of Massachusetts courtesy of two news polls. First, Data For Progress: x 🚨#MASEN Poll🚨 Markey: 46% (+8)Kennedy: 38% (w/leaners) Markey: 50% (+7)Kennedy: 43% 732 N | 8/24/2020 – 8/25/2020 | Text-to-webhttps://t.co/kJ9eFvEsZf— Data for Progress (@DataProgress) August 26, 2020 Click here for the full results. Second,...

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  • August 26, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Democracy for America in support of U.S. Senator Ed Markey’s (D. MA) re-election campaign: x YouTube Video When I first reached out last week to share DFA’s endorsement of Ed Markey, the response was overwhelming. So many of you pitched in to send this progressive...

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  • August 25, 2020

From The Associated Press: WASHINGTON (AP) — Al Gross wins Democratic Senate primary in Alaska. And The New York Times: Vox has a great piece out about how competitive the Senate and House race in Alaska have become: x Sullivan leads Al Gross 39-34. But 72% of voters aren't familiar...

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  • August 19, 2020

In other GOP nonsense, Trump is spending time in battleground states trying to get airport rallies to substitute for Tulsa-like covid-spreader events. But the marginal stories are the ones that a desperate Trump is trying to give air, as if that will compensate for losing pretty much everywhere. Trump congratulating...

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  • August 19, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D. MA), in support of her colleague, U.S. Senator Ed Markey’s (D. MA) re-election campaign: I'm glad to endorse Ed Markey, my partner in the United States Senate, for re-election this year. As an author of the Green...

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  • August 7, 2020

Some good news today out of Massachusetts: x *7/29-30— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) July 31, 2020 Click here to read the full results. Past polling showed Kennedy pulling ahead of Markey and out raising him in fundraising. Both Markey and Kennedy have been racking up endorsements: Per tradition over here at...

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  • July 31, 2020

From The Boston Globe: The crux of Kennedy’s campaign against Markey seems to come down to the question of whether a generational torch-passing is needed in the delegation this year. And here, the senator’s own words to the Globe editorial board are his best defense: “It’s not your age. It’s...

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  • July 28, 2020

From Huffington Post: x Here's the TV ad that @JohnCornyn's campaign is going up with tomorrow, similar to the attack ad that it first ran against @RoyceWestTX last summer: pic.twitter.com/05NBUzO12U— Patrick Svitek (@PatrickSvitek) July 9, 2020 Texas Republican Sen. John Cornyn is spending hundreds of thousands of dollars meddling in...

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  • July 13, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Rep. Joaquin Castro (D. TX-20) in support of State Senator Royce West’s (D. TX) U.S. Senate campaign: Royce West (D. TX) I’m proud to endorse Royce West for U.S. Senate because he is the candidate that fully meets this moment of crisis. As Texas deals...

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  • July 10, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Georgia: Democratic Senate nominee Jon Ossoff said Wednesday he raised more than $3.45 million between April and June, with much of that sum coming in the three weeks since he won the primary to challenge Republican David Perdue. Ossoff said he’ll report that he's...

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  • July 2, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate and Congressman, Beto O’Rourke (D. TX), in support of Rep. Joe Kennedy III’s (D. MA-04) U.S. Senate campaign: Right now, the most important thing for us as a nation is to defeat the most racist and dangerous president we have seen in...

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  • July 1, 2020

BREAKING: Amy McGrath, a former Marine fighter pilot who built a formidable campaign war chest, emerged Tuesday as the Democratic nominee to take on Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, fending off a challenge from the left that highlighted the party’s ideological divisions. One week after the primary was conducted, The Associated...

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  • June 30, 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

Suprisingly, the 2020 Kentucky Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate was probably the major driver for the higher than expected voter turnout (initial estimate of 32% voter participation statewide).  Yes, I know that is still a terrible number for any democracy, but the usual voter turnout in Kentucky is around 20%...

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  • June 24, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D. NV) in support of U.S. Senator Ed Markey’s (D. MA) re-election campaign: Sen. Ed Markey (D. MA) This November, I will be proud to support my friend and colleague, Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts, for re-election. But first, we need...

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  • June 23, 2020

Only in Florida. Meet your Florida Democratic rep: Kim Daniels. She is the incumbent state representative for one of the bluest districts in all of Florida, Legislative District 14 in Jacksonville. As usual, the Florida GOP isn’t even bothering running a candidate.  This is for two reasons: State Rep Kim...

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  • June 21, 2020

According to the Lexington-Herald Leader, requests for absentee ballots for the June 23rd Primary indicate a higher voter turnout statewide since the 2008 Primary. Nearly 27 percent of registered voters in Kentucky have requested an absentee ballot or already cast their vote a week out from the June 23 primary,...

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  • June 16, 2020

My elderly Mom and I committed election fraud Friday.  I sent in our absentee ballots by mail instead of voting in person with everyone in the city of Louisvlle at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center on June 23rd.  Well, a certain orange baboon in the White House claims that...

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  • June 13, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Georgia courtesy of The New York Times: Georgia was waiting early Wednesday for the results of primary elections riddled with serious problems, as voting machines all over the state malfunctioned and frustrated voters waited in long lines for hours. Much of the attention was on...

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  • June 10, 2020

Sorry I missed this yesterday but here’s another poll out of Georgia: x Georgia Senate Democratic Primary:Jon Ossoff 42%Teresa Tomlinson 14%Sarah Riggs Amico 9% Landmark Communications/@wsbtv 6/1https://t.co/QnH6t5VqJi #GAsen— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) June 4, 2020 Jon Ossoff has a commanding lead in the Democratic primary to challenge U.S. Sen. David Perdue,...

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  • June 4, 2020

Here’s the big news tonight out of Iowa: Des Moines real estate developer Theresa Greenfield has officially won Iowa’s Democratic Senate primary, which means she’ll take on sitting Sen. Joni Ernst, one of the upper chamber’s more vulnerable members, later this fall. Greenfield was the Democratic Party favorite: She’d picked...

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  • June 3, 2020

Here’s the latest news out Georgia courtesy of Greg Bluestein from The Atlanta-Journal Constitution: A new @cygnal poll of likely Democratic primary voters shows Senate candidate @ossoff within striking distance of winning next week’s primary outright. He’s at ~49%, Tomlinson at 16%, Amico at 8%. About 24% undecided. #gapol #gasen...

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  • June 2, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party: The past few days have been difficult for Pennsylvania and our entire nation. The unconscionable murder of George Floyd was only the latest painful incident in an exhausting, centuries-long string of racist violence in America. We hear all those who are...

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  • June 2, 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 the Pennsylvania Democratic Party: As part of its efforts to keep PA Primary voters safe, Allegheny County has moved or consolidated many local polling locations to ensure sufficient staff and ample space for physical distancing. If you plan to vote in person on June 2nd, please click here...

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  • May 28, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Pennsylvania Democratic Party: Today, May 18th, is the final day to register as a Dem for the June 2nd primary. Online voter registration closes at 11:59 PM. REGISTRATION LINK: IWillVote.com We already know we can count on you to check your registration and cast...

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  • May 18, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Iowa courtesy of PPP: Theresa Greenfield holds a significant lead in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, a new poll out today finds. With three weeks to go until the June 2 election, Greenfield garners 43% of Democratic primary voters, compared to 12% for...

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  • May 13, 2020

There’s been a lot of news out of Georgia but I wanted to make sure this didn’t get lost in the noise: Former Columbus mayor Teresa Tomlinson now has the backing of the son of one of the greatest civil rights leaders in history in her bid for the U.S....

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  • April 24, 2020

Here’s something. I missed last week courtesy of The Montana Post: Yesterday, the campaign for Montana Attorney General Tim Fox accused Greg Gianforte, our current US House Representative and his rival for the GOP nomination for governor, of financing his campaign by insider trading capitalizing on COVID-19. In an e-mail...

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  • April 19, 2020

FYI: Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. won Alaska’s Democratic primary on Saturday night, the first nominating contest held since Senator Bernie Sanders dropped out of the race and made Mr. Biden the party’s presumptive presidential nominee. With all precincts reporting, Mr. Biden won 55 percent of the vote and Mr. Sanders won...

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  • April 12, 2020

Even as I started as a Harris supporter, and then went to Warren and now to Sanders, the goal remains the same. GOTV That goal remains the same in spite of the Sanders suspension of campaigning. It is not like 2016 as much as GOP magical thinking might be projected by Trump....

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  • April 8, 2020

I just wanted to post this: x I know Bernie well. He’s a good man, a great leader, and one of the most powerful voices for change in our country. And it’s hard to sum up his contributions to our politics in one, single tweet. So I won’t try to....

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  • April 8, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Governor Tom Wolf’s (D. PA) PAC, Wolf PAC: x Rescheduling the upcoming primary election to June 2 so Pennsylvania can focus on fighting the spread of #COVID19. NEW DEADLINES:📋 May 18 to register to vote: https://t.co/QQh46hPu76.📬 May 26 to sign up to vote by mail...

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  • March 27, 2020

Here’s the big news out of Georgia: x Our first public poll of the #GASen Democratic primary against David Perdue… Ossoff: 31%Tomlinson: 15.8%Amico: 14.5%Undecided: 38.7% The primary is set for May 19. #gapol https://t.co/obixgbX9pE— Niles Edward Francis (@NilesGApol) March 17, 2020 Jon Ossoff, an investigative journalist and former 6th Congressional District...

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  • March 17, 2020

Received this news today from MJ Hegar’s (D. TX) U.S. Senate campaign: ** Endorsement Alert: ** EMILY’S LIST Endorses MJ Hegar after first place finish in the Texas Primary Pitch in now to help elect a Texas tough working mom and combat veteran to the U.S. Senate >> This is...

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  • March 14, 2020

It's often said that politics is not like marriage: it's more like public transportation. You don't have to fall in love, but you do need to choose the person who gets you closest to where you're going. My congresswoman isn't progressive, but neither is my district, so I'm glad she...

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  • March 14, 2020

Democratic Party Leader & South Carolina Representative Jim Clyburn wants the DNC to shut down the primary, cancel the debate, and declare Biden winner. Clyburn: Shutdown the debates. Biden is the winner x x YouTube Video “I think when the night is over,” Clyburn said. “Joe Biden will be the prohibitive favorite...

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  • March 11, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D. OH) in support of U.S. Senator Gary Peters’ (D. MI) U.S. Senate campaign: The Michigan primary is tomorrow, and my friend Gary Peters needs our help. Split a contribution between Michigan Sen. Peters’ campaign and mine before Michiganders head to...

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  • March 10, 2020

FUCK YEAH!!!! x #WarrenTime pic.twitter.com/WjyWlH0WeD— Jack Black (@jackblack) February 24, 2020 Actor and musician Jack Black endorsed Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) presidential bid on Monday. The comedic celebrity said he’s “all in” for Warren in an endorsement shared on Twitter. Black’s celebrity backing comes as Warren and her primary opponents prepare for their...

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  • February 24, 2020

Here’s something that will raise your spirits: x New CBS/YouGov national poll just out: Sanders 28%Warren 19%Biden 17%Bloomberg 13%Buttigieg 10%Klobuchar 5%Steyer 2%Gabbard 1%— Ryan Struyk (@ryanstruyk) February 23, 2020 Here’s some more info: Measuring sentiment among would-be Democratic primary voters nationwide, it's Sanders who is leading in overall preference to...

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  • February 23, 2020

Received this e-mail today from ALS & Medicare For All activist, Ady Barkan, in support of Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez’s (D. TX) U.S. Senate campaign: Hi, I’m Ady Barkan. Earlier this week, I was proud to give my endorsement for Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez. I have spent my entire career building organizations & movements...

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  • February 21, 2020

So when do we start interfering in Russian elections?   I know ..I know… we can’t do that but this crap is an act of war.  We are a soverign nation or supposed to be.   If I wanted to be Russian with a Russian run country, I would fly my ass off...

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  • February 21, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former San Antonio Mayor, HUD Secretary, and former Presidential candidate, Julián Castro (D. TX), in support of Marie Newman’s (D. IL-03) campaign: Marie Newman (D. IL-03)   After I ended my campaign for president, I made a promise that I wouldn’t stop fighting for bold and...

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  • February 20, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of North Carolina today courtesy of High Point University’s latest poll: In the race for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, former State Senator Cal Cunningham has the most support (29%) among self-identified registered voters who may vote in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senator....

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  • February 12, 2020

The first blush of commentary after the New Hampshire debates looks relatively conventional, even as small movements up and down in polling have occurred. MSM is far too obsessed with the media framing of socialism, despite a Chris Matthews rant about Fidel Castro. Four days before the New Hampshire primary,...

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  • February 8, 2020
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