Tag: North Carolina

Erica Smith’s Progressive Campaign To Win Back A North Carolina Senate Seat

esterday, state Sen. Erica Smith launched her campaign for the open North Carolina U.S. Senate seat. She told me that while she was on stage., she "felt an energy I have no...

Meet 2022 Progressive Senate Candidate Erica Smith (D-NC)

Trump won North Carolina's 15 electoral votes in November bit without a majority. He beat Biden 2,758,775 (49.93%) to 2,684,292 (48.59%). At the same time, though, Democrat...

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.

Next Stop For The Blue Wave– North Carolina And Indiana

Dan and Jenny are two of the most intelligent, independent-minded and passionate leaders we've come across in our many years of vetting progressive candidates. All of us at Blue America believe any support you can give them is richly deserved and will be wisely used-- a real step towards getting more members in the vein of Ro Khanna, Barbara Lee, Mark Pocan, Ted Lieu and Pramila Jayapal into Congress.

Remember Virginia Foxx? Meet Jenny Marshall, Her Progressive Challenger

It's way past time for Virginia Foxx's brand of hate and vitriol to retire from Congress. We've found a real progressive fighter to take her place, and we hope you can join us to help her take NC05 back-- for the People.

North Carolina Needs Our Help

The people in Virginia Foxx and Mark Meadows' NC districts are looking for an authentic solution to the problems of working families, not gutting the social safety net so billionaires can have tax cuts. We have two great candidates ready to step up.

Blue America Welcomes Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC)

Blue America Welcomes Rep. Walter Jones (R-NC)

Blue America Welcomes Back Patsy Keever (D-NC)

The last time Patsy joined us for a chat she was going up against a conservative Democrat Steve Israel had recruited in the North Carolina primary. Patsy won-- and by a lot (Israel's candidate wound up with 26% of the vote)-- not just in her own

Win an Eric Clapton BB King platinum award plaque

Win an Eric Clapton BB King platinum award plaque for "Riding WIth The King" by helping Patsy Keever win her seat in North Carolina.

Blue America Welcomes Cecil Bothwell (D-NC)

what better way than to start with a populist icon whose grassroots congressional just paid off with gigantic dividends a few days ago. Cecil Bothwell will be joining us below in the comments section at 2pm (ET). Last week, his classic grassroots organizing and door-to-door activist campaign astounded the political establishment with polling results that showed him likely to knock off entrenched conservative incumbent, Blue Dog Heath Shuler in the upcoming May 8th primary.

Blue America Welcomes North Carolina Secretary Of State Elaine Marshall

Blue America tends not to endorse in primary races between Democrats unless one is really excellent and one is clearly abysmal. This year we've take

Live Chat: Blue America Welcomes Billy Kennedy (NC-05)

When I first heard North Carolina farmer/carpenter Billy Kennedy-- an actual progressive, non-Blue Dog, real-life Democrat-- was going to run agains

Blue America is