Tag: 2020 congressional elections

Matt Cartwright Is A Strong Progressive In A District Trump Won. They’re coming for him hard this time.

In 2012, Matt Cartwright waged a strong primary campaign against reactionary Blue Dog Tim Holden (one of the "Democrats" who joined with the GOP to vote against ObamaCare). Hoye...

WA-10: It’s Progressive Beth Doglio vs Corporate Conservative Marilyn Strickland

Republicans aren't competitive in Washington's 10th district-- basically most of Thurston County (Olympia) and part of Pierce County (Tacoma area). With incumbent Denny Heck ret...

Adam Christensen Won His Primary Tuesday– A better future IS possible. Can you help?

On Tuesday we had some significant victories in the Florida primaries, especially for Florida legislature candidate Angie Nixon and for FL-03 congressional candidate Adam Christ...

Want To Help With A NY Miracle On Tuesday?

The Establishment has tried to define the grassroots efforts in New York this week to replace corporate Democrats beholden to Wall Street and their corporate donors with reforme...

Tuesday Could Be A Big Day For Progressives In New York– Maybe Bigger Than Anyone Imagines

Through a Politico prism, the grassroots effort to elect Jamaal Bowman to Congress is a twisted power grab by "the left." Holly Otterbein wrote that "Desperate for victory after...

Racism? In Texas? Here’s Why Mike Siegel Will Never Stop Fighting It

Mike Siegel is a civil rights lawyer and former public school teacher, who nearly beat right-wing Republican Michael McCaul in 2018 in a gerrymandered district the DCCC never to...

Jim Harper: The Pandemic Is NOT The Time To Let Up On Gun Safety

18 term Democratic Jim Visclosky is retiring from his northwest Indiana congressional seat-- a deep blue (D+8) seat where whomever wins the primary is the next member of Congres...

A Texas Progressive On The Verge– Meet Julie Oliver

Last year Julie Oliver was in the midst of a primary battle with another worthy challenger eager to take on crooked conservative incumbent Roger Williams in the gerrymandered 25...

Getting Shit Done For the People– A Guest Post By Montana Rep Tom Winter

During times of crisis we need our leaders to show up and fight for us. Not for corporations. Not for the powerful. For us, the people. Right now we are in the midst of a crisis...

Running A People-Powered Campaign, While Sheltering In Place

Progressive challengers-- especially in races against well-heeled incumbents who can write themselves big checks or appeal to corporate SuperPACs-- have two new handicaps: grass...

DCCC Plan To Destroy Progressive Campaigns Fails Miserably As Cheri Bustos’ Favorite Blue Dog Goes Down To Defeat

On Tuesday, the primary in Illinois' third congressional showed the failure of Cheri Bustos' toxic plan to defeat progressive challenges to Blue Dog incumbents who are out of sy...

Rachel Ventura Working To Unite Bernie And Elizabeth Supporters

Blue America first endorsed Rachel Ventura for Congress back in August. And now we're coming up quickly to her primary (March 17) in Illinois' 11th district, mostly suburbs sout...

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