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News and Blog

America Can’t Wait On Election Reform

The Georgia elections from the eyes of a poll watcher.   Over 100,000 citizens’ voter registrations purged from rolls solely because of “use it or lose it”. Over 53,000 registrations slow-walked. Over 94% of votes cast on unverifiable voting machines, so no individual...

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Barbara Lee for Speaker

Congress needs new leadership prepared to meet the challenges of today. In two weeks, on November 28th, Democratic members of Congress are going to vote for their next Speaker. Before the newly elected members of Congress are sworn in, before they can have a say in...

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The First of Many Victories

To save our republic, we must invest in long-term, structural change By Cory Archibald It began with a simple idea: Congress is broken, and we need a new one. Two and a half years ago we set out to elect a brand new congress made up of working class, hometown heroes,...

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The Inherent Nationalism of the Migrant Caravan Debate

Misinformation, fear and hatred define the GOP’s rhetoric in the final hours before the General. It’s a story that writes itself for the racist trolls in the GOP, conservative media, and the White House. It’s a story that easily exposes the barely-hidden racial biases...

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White-Nationalism — The Greatest Threat to Our Democracy

And Why Voting Is A Necessary Step Towards Our More Perfect Union Make no mistake about it: in 2018 the President, his party, and their supporters are desperately resorting to overt fear and racism strategies to maintain power in the face of an anticipated blue wave....

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Republicans are lying to you about pre-existing conditions

  In the weeks leading up to Nov. 6, many Republican congressional candidates are scrambling to shake a pesky piece of truth from the past several years, and their hoping you won’t notice. The GOP has tried and failed multiple times to repeal the Affordable Care Act,...

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