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Yvette Simpson, CEO of Democracy for America, discussed the structural problems of our Democracy and how the Progressive movement can solve it. Jeff Reese, President of Houston Peace & Justice Center x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Yvette Simpson is a lawyer, MBA, and former Cincinnati City Council President...

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  • September 14, 2021

The 2019 arrest outside Monroe, Louisiana, is the subject of a federal civil rights investigation. Louisiana state troopers were captured on body camera video stunning, punching and dragging a Black man as he apologized for leading them on a high-speed chase — footage of the man’s last moments alive that...

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  • May 21, 2021

Imagine what a Trump Funeral would look like. After all, Trump turned America into a funeral home with 400,000+ deaths. Except for a birthday call early in his tenure, President Donald Trump's only interaction with the past presidents was at the funeral for one of them, George H.W. Bush. By the end...

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  • May 9, 2021

Trump's DOJ secretly obtained Washington Post reporters’ phone records “The Trump Justice Department secretly obtained Washington Post journalists' phone records and tried to obtain their email records over reporting they did in the early months of the Trump administration on Russia's role in the 2016 election, according to government letters...

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  • May 8, 2021

What is it with Missouri? Extortionist governors, seditious Senators, child abusing state legislators, and now gun-toting, bee-killing ex-yuppies Mark McCloskey, gun-toting St. Louis lawyer, considering Senate bid https://t.co/xYyZpVCfrd — #TuckFrump (@realTuckFrumper) April 21, 2021 Mark McCloskey — the gun-toting St. Louis attorney who drew headlines last year for brandishing an...

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  • April 21, 2021

Gaetz made a speech to a Trumpist women’s group at previous guy’s Doral golf club, because that’s the best previous guy can do. The Group W bench. The deep state, Matty Fivehead?The investigation into you was opened during the former guy’s administration.While Bill Barr was the AG.And the so called, “silent...

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  • April 11, 2021

State Rep. Jon Rosenthal (D-TX-135) details his adult education bill and Jim Crow 2.0 in Texas Legislature. Ali Velshi, Rick Tyler clips. Voter suppression. Jon Rosenthal details the happenings in Texas Legislature Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0...

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  • March 29, 2021

Tennessee is at it again. State Rep. Jerry Sexton is trying for the third time to get the legislature to say that: BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SENATE OF THE ONE HUNDRED TWELFTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE, THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING, that we hereby designate the...

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  • March 24, 2021

Because “something bad happened”, the Wall Street Journal has the criminal solicitation tapes: The anti-Slenderman wants you to overturn an election because who would believe that he’d suborn racketeering, or election fraud, or bribery. Cocaine Bear is getting worried the wolf is at the door with that indictment, because Merrick Garland is...

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  • March 10, 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

This is how the mainstream media should cover politicians. It is not taking sides or creating a false balance. Republicans did lie and flee. Republicans lied & fled See full episodes here. One must commend MSNBC’s Alicia Menendez report on Texas Republicans and Texas Democrats and the contrasts in what they...

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  • February 22, 2021

Beto O’Rourke (D. TX) had some harsh words yesterday: x “We are nearing a failed state in Texas. And it has nothing to do with God, or natural disasters. It has everything to do with the leadership and those in the positions of public trust who have failed us,” says...

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  • February 17, 2021

Big news today out of Pennsylvania: x After 10 years in the State House, I’ve taken the lessons that my parents taught me & reinforced them in my work as a legislator: to take responsibility, commit to service, be courageous, & push for fairness. I’m ready to take these values...

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  • February 15, 2021

Kristi Noem, the GOP superstar governor who took one of the least densely populated states in the nation and turned it into a big-city-style COVID cluster*, appears to be Republicaning in other ways, too. In other words, she’s following in the feculent footsteps of her ocher overlord by engaging in...

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  • February 15, 2021

It seems that Red State politicians have a lot to answer to their constituents. While they like to blame others, it is clear they have failed policies. Red State politicians must explain this to their constituents See full episodes here. We have known that the Red States are welfare states...

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  • February 1, 2021

And he’s not even dead yet, or even a son of Ohio, but there remains Trumpist delusions. Then again shouldn’t James Buchanan get his national holiday on 23 April. Republican Reps. Jon Cross of Kenton and Reggie Stoltzfus of Paris Township sent an email to their House colleagues Friday asking...

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  • January 30, 2021

http://www.msn.com/… The Mike Hunter, Attorney General. of Oklahoma is trying to get back $2 million the state paid to acquire a supply of hydroxychloroquine, one of the favorite snake oil remedies for Covid 19 praised by Donald Trump for much of 2020. Fox News and other right wing news media touted it endlessly as...

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  • January 28, 2021

Big news today out of North Carolina: x Hey folks – I'm officially running to serve North Carolina in the U.S. Senate. You deserve leadership that listens and learns. So we're making this a true 100 county campaign. This is Day One. Your support now means a lot:https://t.co/RyDJdgULeR pic.twitter.com/rGKgspujZK— Sen....

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  • January 26, 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

Chicken Coup. As of 12:01pm on January 3, 2021, David Perdue is no longer a U.S. Senator. Let’s keep it that way, as WaPo discovers a tape of Trump trying to threaten a public official. ‘I just want to find 11,780 votes’ President Trump urged fellow Republican Brad Raffensperger, the...

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  • January 3, 2021

Televangelist Pat Robertson has pretty much thrown in the towel on Donald Trump. He acknowledges he lives in an alternate reality. Televangelist has given up on Trump x x YouTube Video See full episodes here. Pat Robertson hammered yet another nail into the presidential coffin. He has all but thrown...

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  • December 24, 2020

We are in that strange place where a respected rival gets to lead infrastructure change in a critical area of the US economy and a nutter in VA wants fascism. Darn Constitutional freedoms juxtaposed on the same day. Perhaps trains will run on time. President-elect Joe Biden has tapped former South Bend, Ind.,...

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  • December 15, 2020

The latest bit of gross stupidity and waste of state taxpayer funds is one state suing others because fraud, something, something…. abstracting from actual votes is more representative of the will of the people….maybe…and go Constitutionally big or go home. This Texas parlor trick requires the same thing all the...

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  • December 8, 2020

Secretary of State official Gabriel Sterling slammed Donald Trump and the two Georgia Senators for not calling out those threatening officials. Gabriel Sterling slams Trump & Georgia Senators See full episodes here. The cards are starting to fall. Just maybe many of Trump’s enablers and sycophants will jump off of the...

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  • December 1, 2020

Film director & journalist Michael Nigro, a long hauler talks about COVID-19 deniers and how do we move them to the real world. Michael Nigro, a long hauler speaks x x YouTube Video Politics Done Right Live weekdays @ 3:00 PM Central Video Zoom: LINK — Live Calls: (346)248-7799 ID:254 0...

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  • November 23, 2020

Nearly anyone would be better than the Dominionist nutlog, Mike Pompeo. Robert Wright (New Republic) and Connor Echols wrote an article last week grading Tony Blinken, the apparent choice by Joe Biden for Secretary of State. The combination with his former partner in a consultancy, Michelle Flournoy as Secretary of Defense,...

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  • November 23, 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

We’re not humoring Trump’s father Fred with a Potemkin executive desk to humor delusional derangement. It has always been deadly serious. Whatever his bluff, call it. Trump is leveraging some negotiated pardon that even includes the NY state charges. Flight from the country to evade prosecution could still be the only option. Trump’s...

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  • November 20, 2020

Dr. Cynthia Miller-Idriss discusses hate in America and its implications. What is the state of the transition to our new president? Dr. Cynthia Miller-Idriss is on point. 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:...

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  • November 12, 2020

Some Mississippians want to secede from the Union? Okay, just kidding. We need all our states — even the ones that prevent us from passing universal health care and adopting a sane climate policy. We can’t let them secede. Maybe we can let them “succeed,” however. The Washington Post: As...

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  • November 11, 2020

Received this e-mail from the Progressive Change Campaign Committee: The election experts at The Cook Political Report just UPGRADED ratings for Democrats chances to win control over 8 state legislative chambers in states such as Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Michigan. This was their second major upgrade since this summer. Can you donate...

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  • October 26, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: We know how important the presidential, senate, and congressional races are this year. In both cases, we’ve been talking about those elections for over a year. But we cannot forget how important local...

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  • October 26, 2020

Gravis Marketing leads off with a 13 point lead for Joe Biden in Michigan. That would be a fantastic number if it is accurate.  It would mean Democrats would likely roll up good numbers in Minnesota and Wisconsin as well. Even Ohio, which was 8% more Republican than Michigan in 2016, would...

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  • October 25, 2020

projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… Morning Consult is waking us up this morning  with a number of great state polls, with the Arizona poll being about the only one that’s not great. The polls were taken October 11-20 of likely voters. This pollster is rated B/C by 538. State Presidential Polls 10/22 from Morning Consult State...

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  • October 22, 2020

In 2010, while Democrats completely focused on national races, the GOP—along with dark money from the Koch brothers and others—poured millions into the state legislative races. As a result, Democrats lost 21 legislative chambers with devastating consequences. States were turned into conservative meth labs that went after women’s rights, healthcare, education funding, and...

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  • October 22, 2020

projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… It’s nearly all plus signs for Joe Biden in today’s state polls. The forecast from 538 has Biden with a 87% of winning and a 10% national lead (some of today’s national polls are quite Republican). Being tied at 47% in Texas is a great achievement for the Biden campaign. poll.qu.edu/…...

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  • October 21, 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

I’ve told friends that I’m not going to completely relax until the moment Joe Biden is sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts on January 20. (And after he’s reelected, I’ll look forward to his swearing-in ceremony with Hillary Clinton, the chief justice of the newly packed Supreme Court, which Thief...

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  • October 18, 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

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

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

Sorry I missed this. Received this e-mail yesterday from Governor Gretchen Whitmer (D. MI): Leadership matters. Since the beginning, I’ve had to make tough decisions that took us from the state with the 3rd highest cases of COVID-19 per million to the 33rd highest now. We’ve had one of the...

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  • October 10, 2020
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So this bull shit just happened: The Michigan Supreme Court issued a split decision late Friday that ruled against Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in a battle over her power to extend emergency declarations used to mandate COVID-19 restrictions. The court's decision throws in to question orders issued by Whitmer related to...

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  • October 3, 2020

Received this e-mail today from former presidential candidate, Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s (D. TX) organization, Powered By People: In a moment, I'm going to ask you to phone bank. Let me explain why it’s so important for us to do this work: In 2018, we watched as amazing Texas State House...

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  • September 25, 2020

One of the reasons Trump is so desperate to stay in the White House is that he thinks it will shield him from criminal charges. That questionable DOJ opinion protects him from being indicted by the federal prosecutors while he’s in office, and another questionable move he could make would...

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  • September 21, 2020

Here’s some very encouraging news today out of Ohio: New @ppppolls show Democrats surging state House districts across Ohio. Even in gerrymandered districts they’ve drawn for themselves, Ohio Republicans can’t outrun the stink of their corruption with FirstEnergy and Larry Householder. https://t.co/k4aP4uyYUR — ProgressOhio (@ProgressOhio) September 17, 2020 Here’s some...

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  • September 17, 2020

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...

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  • September 15, 2020

Received this e-mail today from the Wisconsin Democratic Party: One of our favorite political shows here at the Democratic Party of Wisconsin is Parks & Recreation, and this Thursday at 8pm CT we’re gathering the cast back together again for a special one-hour cast reunion! Chip in any amount to join Adam Scott, Aubrey Plaza, Amy...

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  • September 15, 2020

“It will start getting cooler. You just watch”.  — Donald Trump Eleven Oregon GOP state senators walked out of session in 2019, and some even ‘vanished,’ meaning they fled the state so that a climate change bill could not get a quorum.  Labor 411 connected the dots on their website that...

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  • September 15, 2020