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Attorneys Needed

The PA Dems are looking for attorneys to help field calls on Election Day in the Virtual Boiler Room. Sign up and find more information hereIf you wish to volunteer in

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Iowa Tough: Abby Finkenauer

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Northeast Iowa’s 1st Congressional District is considered a battleground district by Ballotpedia, with about one-third of active voters either not registered to a party or registered to a third party.

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The Preface Project

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The Preface Project—an “aha” moment! A simple, yet brilliant expansion of the mentor teaching model that has this speech-language pathologist and learning specialist excited and thoroughly impressed! What was J.T.

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The Debate Over the Next Debate

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Author’s Note: While working on this piece on Thursday night, news broke that President Trump and his wife had tested positive for coronavirus. This unexpected turn of events calls into

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Good Genes?

At a recent rally, President Donald Trump told attendees in Minnesota that they had “good genes.” He said it several times, wink wink, nod nod, and the crowd roared. It

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One Million Calls to Win PA

Turn PA Blue volunteers are fighting back, making over ONE MILLION calls to voters this year. Sign up to phone bank on weekdays to flip the PA House, or weekends to flip

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Cleaning Up for Biden

A story from a dear friend of mine who just weathered Hurricane Sally in Florida. Good news . . . while I was outside doing cleanup I actually changed a

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Patience, Grasshopper

The Most Important Election of Our Lives Has Begun … North Carolina was the first out the gate, sending out mail-in ballots beginning on September 4. Twenty-eight states will follow

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INDIVISIBLE VENTURA

Hi everyone! Eugenics USA: OK, it’s Wednesday in Trumperica, where we just learned that female immigrants held in an ICE detention center are undergoing sterilization procedures without their consent. And

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Trump’s Trans Military Ban

We’ve all been reeling in horror from the story in The Atlantic alleging that President Donald Trump has made several brutal, disparaging statements about military personnel, including those who have

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Trump Lied — I Still Could Die

Today’s taped revelations about Donald Trump’s knowledge of how devastating COVID-19 would be aren’t surprising.  Perhaps it will be more clearly represented in Bob Woodward’s book, Rage, but the clear

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Rogan’s List for 09/01/2020

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9/1/20 NATIONAL ISSUES Contact all Federal Members of Congress(includes contact info and links to social media)https://www.contactingcongress.org/ Fax legislators for free:Reps:  https://faxzero.com/fax_congress.phpSenate:  https://faxzero.com/fax_senate.php Or use Resistbot:  https://resist.bot/ Purchase stamps, postcards, and other mailing supplies: https://store.usps.com/store/

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Rogan’s List for 08/31/2020

8/31/20 On Mondays, Rogan’s List features a listing of proposed rule and regulation changes that are currently accepting public comment.  Commenting is the way to show government agencies how we feel about these

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Trump: Jimmy Carter Redux

Image by OpenClipart-Vectors via Pixabay In Greek mythology, a Chimera is a fire-breathing female monster with a lion’s head, a goat’s body and a serpent’s tail. Today the term refers

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A Winning Ticket

Photo credit: joebiden.com The first joint appearance of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, and their first speeches together as a team, made me aware of everything I have been missing

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BIRTHERISM 2.0

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It was just a matter of time before someone questioned whether Kamala Harris is eligible for the vice presidency because her parents are immigrants. On Wednesday, John Eastman published a

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Why I’m a Democrat

I am an active Democrat because of my mother’s history. My 96-year-old mother was born and raised in Alsace, France. At 19, she was interred in a concentration camp as

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Hierarchy v. Fairness

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The right-wing—which until recently loved the 10th Amendment and revered states’ rights—is now fine with sending federal troops to trample states’ rights. Meanwhile, Trump canceled his convention because of COVID while

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When You Show Up…

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Described as the world’s oldest virus, anti-Semitism seems to be increasing along with COVID-19. Most recently, anti-Semitic remarks by several high-profile athletes and entertainers reminded us that these are particularly

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Wall of Moms Bay Area

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Photo courtesy of MSNBC First they came for Portland. After protestors turned up for more than 50 consecutive nights, President Donald Trump and Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf

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Working Together We Win

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“Working Together We Win” is the slogan for Kelly Noland who is running for Congress in Michigan District 10. And, so what? Why should we care about a Democratic primary

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Fortnight Horribilis

 Photo by Anika Mikkelson via Unsplash I took a comprehensive look at the polls two weeks ago and walked away feeling pretty good about the Democrats’ chances to take back

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Across the Aisle

Photo by Kalisa Veer via Unsplash A conservative colleague at my husband’s place of work recently reached out and asked if anyone would like to get together to discuss and

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