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Donald Trump in limosine viewing attack on US capital

I, like most everyone in America, am glued this afternoon to my television watching a scene that I never imagined I would ever see. My father, a staunch conservative-Republican who “crossed France on my belly,” protecting the world from fascism, would be stunned. We have come to this day because the Republican Party has been

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The stunning upset in Georgia last night, where two newcomers unseated Republican incumbents delivering the Senate to the Democrats and cementing Democratic control of Washington’s three pillars of power for the first time in 11 years, is the perfect demonstration of the tired adage, “all politics are local.” And while the import of a deranged

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Democratic candidate Dana Balter leads John Katko by two points in the race for New York Congressional District 24, a lead that has proven persistent. This according to data collected from registered voters October 13 and 14, and released by Public Policy Polling on October 15. Balter’s two-point lead over the Republican representative of NY24

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During Kentucky’s June 23rd primary, Louisville and the county of Jefferson had exactly one polling location for the county’s 700,000 residents. Jefferson county is home to half of Kentucky’s African American population and a local judge mandated that election officials keep the site open beyond its scheduled close when voters, many who endured traffic delays

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The Trump administration is the most divisive and destructive in the history of the nation. So there’s only one thing to do: solve it. Democratic Group defeats trumpism. Join us.

“The United States Postal Service shall be operated as a basic and fundamental service provided to the people by the Government of the United States, authorized by the Constitution, created by an Act of Congress, and supported by the people.” 39 U.S.C. §101(a). The United States Postal Service… Processes 48% of the world’s mail. That’s

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Republican Rep, Tom Reed of New York’s 23rd congressional district has refused to debate his Democratic challenger Tracy Mitrano. Mitrano’s campaign proposed five debates to Reed, one each in the five district 23 media markets; Binghamton, Buffalo, Elmira-Corning, Rochester and Syracuse. But to date, Reed has flatly refused. On her weekly media call, Mitrano stated

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Elise Stefanik Tedra Cobb

Tedra Cobb, Democratic challenger to Rep. Elise Stefanik in New York’s 21st congressional district, has raised nearly $4 million this cycle. Fundraising for Cobb’s rematch with the three-term incumbent increased dramatically late last fall as Stefanik became the face of Donald Trump’s impeachment defense team. North Country Public Radio’s Julia Ritchie quotes SUNY-Potsdam political scientist

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John Katko Dana Balter

As the November election fast approaches, Covid-19 has intensified voter anxiety about the state of U.S. healthcare. Last night Robert Harding of auburnpub.com published a review of Republican Rep. John Katko and Democratic NY-24 challenger Dana Balter’s healthcare position. The differences could not be more stark. Harding reports that Balter supports a Medicare for All

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Democrat Tracy Mitrano challenges Tom Reed to five debates in her quest to unseat the four-term Republican House representative of New York’s 23rd Congressional District. Mitrano’s choice five debates reflects the five media markets found in the Upstate district. This according to reporting this morning from WSYR-TV. Earlier in the month, Mitrano reported impressive fund

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Failed responses to a pandemic and social unease continue to drive Trump’s odds of reelection lower as Trump fatigue grows. Recent data indicate that Trump’s failed response to COVID-19 and to social unease that has gripped the nation have further turned voters against the president in key battleground states. In Florida, a must-win state for

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Defeat Trumpism

Democratic Group launches its ‘Defeat Trumpism’ campaign this week, its first installment targeting three Republican Upstate New York House representatives: Tom Reed, Elise Stefanik and John Katko. The campaign, which calls out Republican politicians who have refused to hold Donald Trump and his administration accountable for failures, will run on television, in print and on

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Democratic candidates lead Republicans in seven races where a Republican currently holds the seat. Four wins give Democrats control of the Senate. Democratic Senate candidates continue to dominate Republican opponents across the country. Seven seats currently held by republicans are leaning Democratic, many with large margins. In Michigan, incumbent Democrat Gary Peters grows his lead

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Martha McSally

Several Democratic Senate candidates in key races expand leads threatening Mitch McConnell’s role as majority leader. As the reaction to the death of George Floyd sparks protests across the country, recent polling shows Democrats gaining in key Senate races. In Maine, four-term Republican moderate Susan Collins trails Sara Gideon by 9 points according to polling

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