Tag: Dan Lipinski

Lessons From Marie Newman’s Big Win

Technically, you can't call Marie Newman "Congresswoman Newman" until January when the Speaker swears her in. But in IL-03-- a district where Trump didn't get to 40% of the vote...

Landslide Win For Kara Eastman Was Step One

It's relatively easy to point out that you don't agree with the person in power and declare your candidacy and hope more voters turn out on election day who agree with you than ...

Is The DCCC Blacklist Backfiring?

A reminder: As soon as Blue Dog/New Dem Cheri Bustos grabbed the DCCC chair for herself, she instituted an aggressive new policy aimed at progressives challenging Blue Dogs and ...

College Young Democrats Organize Boycott Of Cheri Bustos’ DCCC

In their letter to Bustos, the Harvard Young Democrats wrote that "Primary challengers are essential to ensure that the Democratic Party is continually held accountable to the needs of our constituents. This blacklist policy is undemocratic and antithetical to our values of inclusion and diversity."

Only One Democrat Left In Congress Who’s Opposed To LGBTQ Equality

Equal Rights for "the Gays" used to be a contentious issue for Democrats. The DCCC and leadership know-it-alls used to quietly counsel Democrats representing-- or running in-- s...

The Most Important Primaries Of 2018

Upgrading the Democratic Party is as essential and banishing the GOP from control of the House. It will help break a cycle where the voters go back and forth on which party is really the lesser of two evils

A More progressive Democratic Party In Rahm’s Chicago? Why Not!

Current IL-03 Rep. Dan Lipinski is part of an antediluvian machine and seeks only to please his donors. We're very glad that Marie Newman, has stepped up to represent actual people who live in her district.

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