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With over half of American adults now vaccinated with at least one Covid shot, President Joe Biden is acting to keep the momentum rolling by offering employers tax credits if they will give their employees incentives to receive the injections. http://www.cnn.com/… “As we move into the vaccination campaign focused on working age...

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  • April 21, 2021

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth’s (D. IL) re-election campaign: Nobody who works a full-time job should be living in poverty. Period. That’s why I am asking you to sign my petition demanding the Senate raise the minimum wage to $15/hour as part of our COVID-19 relief package....

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  • February 16, 2021

Panelist Audie Cornish in her NPR-style pushed back when Chuck Todd seemed to create collective blame for future insurrections. Panelist Audie Cornish checks Chuck Todd See full episodes here. Americans are not used to real instability. They have never had a President like Donald Trump, one without morality, self-reflection, humanity,...

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  • February 14, 2021

Lat week was my birthday and I took most of the week and weekend off so I am playing catch up here with my e-mails. Received this e-mail on Friday from U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I. VT) group, Our Revolution: Yesterday, because of the incredible grassroots pressure that you helped...

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  • February 9, 2021

Received this e-mail today from Lt. Governor John Fetterman’s (D. PA) potential U.S. Senate campaign: All work has dignity. All paychecks must, too. That’s why, as a U.S. Senator, I’d fight to raise the national minimum wage to at least $15 an hour.  The minimum wage wage in Pennsylvania hasn’t...

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  • January 26, 2021

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: Beto O’Rourke  (D. TX) It’s been one week since the insurrection that took place in the U.S. Capitol and there still has not been any action taken to hold those responsible for inciting the violence....

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  • January 14, 2021

Dumb ass: Rep. Paul Gosar boosted a tweet Thursday from a conservative Arizona comedian who outlined a false conspiracy of how he thinks Democrats stole Arizona's 2018 Senate race won by Kyrsten Sinema. Gosar, R-Ariz., used his personal Twitter account to amplify the fringe view of a man who only identifies...

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  • September 5, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Jon Tester (D. MT) in support of these Senate Democratic candidates: We’re asking you to chip in just $6 today. Nope, that’s not a typo. Here’s why: There are SIX battleground Senate races — Maine, Georgia, Colorado, North Carolina, Iowa, and yes, Montana —...

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  • August 26, 2020

Good: Montana's Democratic governor asked a federal judge Aug. 20 to take swift action to remove the Trump administration's chief steward of public lands, as the former industry attorney hangs onto the post despite the White House saying Aug. 15 that his nomination would be withdrawn. Gov. Steve Bullock said...

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  • August 26, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Cory Booker’s (D. NJ) re-election campaign: Confederate statues are symbols of white supremacist violence and hate. These monuments glorify traitors who took up arms against the American people to uphold the vile institution of slavery and do not deserve to remain in places of...

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  • June 20, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin’s (D. IL) re-election campaign: Big news: the Supreme Court just granted 700,000 young people in America a new lease on life, ruling against the Trump Administration's cruel attempt to end DACA. I first introduced the Dream Act in 2001....

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  • June 19, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Jon Ossoff’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaign: Last week's election in Georgia proved Republican officials will do anything to suppress the Constitutional rights of black voters in America. Georgia's voting system is set up to fail by design in minority communities, and this is a...

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  • June 16, 2020

Received this e-mail yesterday from Mike Espy’s (D. MS) U.S. Senate campaign: Thousands of people gathered across Mississippi this past weekend, demonstrating that people are ready for change. The people of Mississippi are showing that they are ready for a state that represents them — and that includes the Mississippi state...

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  • June 12, 2020

Received two e-mails from U.S. Senator Tina Smith’s (D. MN) re-election campaign: Hello — For eight minutes and forty-six seconds, a police officer pinned George Floyd to the ground with his knee on his neck and the full weight of his body. For eight minutes and forty-six seconds, three other...

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  • June 12, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Ed Markey’s (D. MA) re-election campaign: We must abolish qualified immunity. There is a crisis of police violence against Black and Brown Americans in the United States and qualified immunity allows police officers who abuse their power to avoid accountability. It puts them...

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  • June 7, 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 yesterday from Andru Volinsky’s (D. NH) gubernatorial campaign: The most powerful response to the spread of COVID-19 is to wear a simple facial covering or a mask. Unfortunately, Governor Sununu claims his public health experts have “determined a mask order is not appropriate now.”. That’s just wrong....

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  • May 22, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Cory Booker’s (D. NJ) re-election campaign: Sen. Cory Booker (D. NJ) The Attorney General is meant to defend our country and our nation's best interests — but all William Barr has done is serve as Donald Trump's personal lawyer. Bill Barr's loyalty has...

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  • May 18, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Mike Espy’s (D. MS) U.S. Senate campaign: Across the country, and especially in my state of Mississippi, agricultural workers are the backbone of our economy. But unfortunately, they’re not always treated that way, especially now during this pandemic. Last week, President Trump passed an executive...

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  • May 5, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Ed Markey’s (D. MA) re-election campaign: The coronavirus pandemic is exposing and exacerbating the racism and injustice embedded in our economy and our health care system. That's why I joined Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Ayanna Pressley to introduce legislation to force the...

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  • April 25, 2020

Received this e-mail from Dr. Barbara Bollier’s (D. KS) U.S. Senate campaign: This is simple: The federal government promised medical supplies to the states — and they aren’t getting the job done. Across the country, nurses and frontline healthcare workers are still waiting on the personal protective equipment they need...

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  • April 23, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Cory Booker’s (D. NJ) re-election campaign: The US Postal Service is in dire need of emergency funding as the impact of the coronavirus could lead to services being slowed down by June and even stopped entirely by September. But Trump is playing partisan...

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  • April 20, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign: Since the COVID-19 pandemic began, Americans have had to adapt every facet of our lives to the new reality we live in, and our democracy should be no different. That’s why it’s critical for our leaders to immediately...

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  • April 19, 2020

Received this e-mail today from State Auditor Nicole Galloway’s (D. MO) gubernatorial campaign: This is simple — Missourians should be able to vote without putting their lives at risk. It shouldn't be a partisan issue. We need an order to allow no-excuse absentee and early voting. And we need it...

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  • April 18, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Mark Warner’s (D. VA) re-election campaign: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act provided desperately needed funds for struggling Americans and for small and mid-sized businesses. In the Senate, Mark’s priorities for this law have been to get aid quickly to the...

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  • April 16, 2020

Received this e-mail from Rep. Joe Kennedy III’s (D. MA-04) U.S. Senate campaign: Last week in Wisconsin, we saw folks faced with a choice no American should ever have to make: a choice between their health and their constitutional right to vote. We saw lines upwards of five hours long…...

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  • April 14, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Mike Espy’s (D. MS) U.S. Senate campaign: What happened in Wisconsin this week was a disgrace to our democracy. In case you missed it, voters were forced to vote in person on Tuesday after the governor’s executive order to reschedule the primary election was overturned...

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  • April 12, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Executive Council Member Andru Volinsky’s (D. NH) gubernatorial campaign: Friend, This past Tuesday, I was appalled to see the headlines and photos coming out of Wisconsin after their conservative Supreme Court refused to delay the election. It stirred me to write an op-ed making the case for...

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  • April 10, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former Governor John Hickenlooper’s (D. CO) U.S. Senate campaign: Hello — The coronavirus outbreak is forcing all Americans to adapt to new at-home routines, from YouTube workouts to conference calls, home schooling, and video chats with our friends across the street and across the country....

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  • April 9, 2020

Received this e-mail from Dr. Barbara Bollier’s (D. KS) U.S. Senate campaign: As a doctor and a state lawmaker, I’ve spent years advocating for Medicaid expansion. But now, as we face this public health emergency together, the need is more urgent than ever. This is the biggest public health crisis...

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  • April 7, 2020

This is the wrong type of leadership: Donald Trump’s characteristic (and characteristically unreflective) 180-degree turn last weekend on the need for much more rigorous quarantining to stop the coronavirus pandemic stimulated a number of Republican governors to get off the dime and issue the statewide shelter-in-place or stay-at-home orders that...

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  • April 4, 2020

Received this e-mail from U.S. Senator Tina Smith’s (D. MN) re-election campaign: Friend — While the coronavirus relief bill was a good first step in the fight against this outbreak, make no mistake: There is much more work to do. As more Americans stay home, lose their jobs, fall ill,...

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  • March 30, 2020

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Cory Booker’s (D. NJ) re-election campaign: It’s this simple: no one should be forced to go to work sick, no one should be forced to leave a sick family member to go to work, no one should be forced to choose between taking...

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  • March 29, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former Columbus, GA Mayor, Teresa Tomlinson’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaign: If you had asked me a few years ago whether we should eliminate the Senate filibuster, I would have told you, “Absolutely not.” But last August, days after 31 people were massacred in El Paso...

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  • February 14, 2020

Poised to pass two articles of impeachment in the full House this week, Democrats have remained extraordinarily united throughout the process while nearly half the country stands in favor of taking the drastic action of removing Donald Trump from office. Yet press coverage in recent days has suggested (surprise!) that Democrats...

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  • December 15, 2019

Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Mark Warner’s (D. VA) re-election campaign: Sen. Mark Warner (D. VA) This week, the Department of Justice released a long-awaited report into the origins of the Russia investigation. Contrary to what President Trump and his allies have been claiming for three years, the...

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  • December 11, 2019

Original diary title was click-bait, needlessly inflammatory and did not accurately reflect the contents of the diary. Title edited by Admin. As someone who supported Bernie Sanders’s failed 2016 presidential bid, I find it disheartening to see Bernie trying to smear Elizabeth Warren via Twitter: x The cat is out...

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  • June 19, 2019
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