Tag: 2020 congressional elections

Last Blue America Letter Of 2019

We hope everyone's going to have a great holiday season and a wonderful kickoff to 2020. This is going to be our last e-mail of the year. We want to announce the winner of our N...

The Case For Political Courageousness

Howie: A couple of weeks ago, we met Liam O'Mara, through my own lens. Now lets revisit him through his own. "I am running as a progressive populist in a red district in Califor...

Your Zip Code Predicts How Long You’re Going To Live

This map of Chicago from The Economist on the right shocked me as the magazine makes the point that if you take a ride along Chicago's red line-- a rail service runnin...

New Dem Out– Democratic Socialist In

Derek Kilmer is the head of the Wall Street-owned and operated New Dems, part of the Republican wing of the Democratic Party. But Kilmer's district-- WA-06, the northwest corner...

DNC: “We do not owe voters an impartial or evenhanded primary”

The DNC attorneys insisted to the judge that the charter requirements that elections be "impartial" and "evenhanded" were discretionary and not a requirement, in effect "We don't have to run an evenhanded primary, even if we say we're going to… To this day the DNC believes that if it wanted to 'go into back rooms' and 'pick the candidate,' this would 'have been their right,' and no one outside the organization would have any right to enforce the DNC charter or interfere in any other way."

Wooing Rural Voters In North Carolina With Progressive And Populist Policies– Meet Jason Butler (NC-02)

Trump has convinced rural America to trade its economic future for a red hat of hostility. He’s convinced rural folks that pushing others down is the path to power, but the only true path to success is by lifting others up, not by pushing them down.

Austin Can Create a National Model for the Green New Deal

On September 21 at Huston-Tillotson University, a historically-black college in Austin, progressive congressional candidate Mike Siegel convenes a conference on the Green New De...

Blue Dog Jim Costa’s Strong Progressive Opponent, Kim Williams

Costa has not stayed in office all these years because he has addressed the needs of his constituents. He has stayed in office because our voters have had to choose between the party of Trump and a man who spent last Congress voting with Trump 47% of the time. This March, however, voters will finally have a choice, and this Valley will finally have a chance.

Congress Needs More Mayors Who Get Things Done

It wasn't hard for Blue America to decide to endorse Mark Gamba for Congress. He's running for an Oregon seat held by one of the most venal Blue Dogs in the House, Kurt Sch...

Whose Side Is The DCCC On?

Cheri Bustos, the anti-democracy Blue Dog running the DCCC, is determined to make sure no more progressives get into Congress. Currently she is working against the election effo...

Fight Back Against Cheri Bustos– And Win Some Art

Blue America contest time! Donate any amount to our "Congressional Primary" candidate(s) and you're entered to win a gorgeous, collectible deck of playing cards, each card decorated with a different one of award-winning Editorial artist, Nancy Ohanian's creations.

Does The Democratic Party Need A Republican Wing?

"Beating Trump is not enough. We need to win up and down the ticket everywhere. To do that, we need to show what it means to be a Democrat."

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