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Trump and Lady Justice

While the last word any American should want to hear is Trump, Trump is a clear cautionary tale to Americans looking to subvert the will of the people. Republicans are incontrovertibly engaged in the greatest attack on American democracy since the Southern Rebellion. Read about how the U.S. judiciary is holding Donald J. Trump accountable

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The Sullivan County Legislature listens tomorrow to a company plagued for decades with multi-million dollar U.S. Department of Labor infractions and disastrous nursing care service ratings during its attempt to gain management and possible purchase of the Sullivan County-owned 4-star rated Care Center at Sunset Lake. Lowell Feldman, Chair of the Sunset Lake Local Development

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The plan by Robert Doherty, Republican Chairman of New York’s Sullivan County Legislature, to sell the Care Center at Sunset Lake adult nursing facility has stalled amongst fierce public resistance and a muddled justification by county officials. Doherty, who has made privatization of the county-owned Care Center his personal project since winning the chairmanship one

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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 Group’s Community offers important services to those small, local grassroots organizations on the frontlines fighting for Democratic ideals. These organizations are the most powerful change agents around and membership in Democratic Group’s Community instantly provides these organizations access to resources enjoyed by only the largest, most well-funded political organizations.

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Picture of Donald Trump and a voter at a polling station

Donald Trump files twelve lawsuits in five battleground states in a desperate attempt to reverse his decisive defeat. These suits, endorsed by Republicans, are twelve instances of attempted voter suppression by the President. The Trump campaign litigated the election throughout 2020 and the suits came fast and furious on election night when defeat was sure.

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Picture of House candidate Dana Balter

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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The word Defend

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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Donald Trump

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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Joe Biden Donald Trump

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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stefanik discussed stone pardon with president

New York representative Elise Stefanik discussed a presidential pardon for Roger Stone with President Trump during an Air Force One flight to Florida on May 27th. Stone, longtime friend and political aid to the president, was convicted of obstruction of justice, lying to Congress and witness tampering on November 15, 2019. He was sentenced to

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Tom Reed immigration

New York Rep. Tom Reed reaffirmed his endorsement of the Trump administration’s controversial immigration policy Thursday when he called for the repeal of New York’s Green Light Law. Reed’s proposal, announced at a Buffalo event on July 9, would allow unprecedented access to New York State records by the Trump administration and the Department of

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Elise Stefanik

Elise Stefanik has not attended meetings of the House Intelligence Committee “for months” according to new reporting by the Albany Times Union. Stefanik, who represents Upstate New York’s 21st Congressional District, has been present for only one of at least seven meetings of the House Permanent Committee on Intelligence since March. Stefanik skipped the committee’s

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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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Elise Stefanik

New York’s District 21 representative Elise Stefanik travelled to Tulsa, Oklahoma yesterday to speak at the controversial Trump rally that his campaign championed as the official opening of the president’s 2020 reelection bid. Stefanik joined Trump congressional surrogates Devin Nunes, Jim Jordan, Tom Cotton among others at the event. Stefanik’s fierce support for Donald Trump

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REP. ELISE STEFANIK WILL TRAVEL TO TULSA FOR CONTROVERSIAL TRUMP CAMPAIGN RALLY

The Trump campaign announced yesterday that New York representative Elise Stefanik will travel to Tulsa for a controversial Trump campaign rally this weekend. The Tulsa rally, the first Trump campaign rally since early March, has been widely criticized for its potential to spread COVID-19 to 19,000 attendees and to greater Tulsa. Two-term conservative Republican representative

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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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