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Russian Hackers Are Still Hard at Work Disrupting Democracy

Russian hackers after the U.S. midterm elections carried out a widespread hacking effort, targeting the federal government, media sites and influential Washington think tanks. Although U.S election officials were looking for Russian interference ahead of and during the elections, but the detection of hacking activity by a Russian group didn’t occur until after the polls…


Bernie Sanders Has A Bold Agenda for House Democrats

The 2018 midterm results show that the American people have rejected Donald Trump, and his agenda. And as Senator Bernie Sanders says, they’ve also rejected “his racism, sexism, homophobia, xenophobia and religious bigotry.” Since Democrats will take over control of the House of Representatives in January, Senator Sanders believes it is time for progressives to…


The 2018 Blue Wave Was Much Bigger Than You Think

Many Democrats seem to feel that they “lost” the 2018 midterm elections, but that is not true.  Yes, a large number of Democrats are very disappointed (especially in my home state of Florida). And many rising progressive stars lost: Beto. Stacey. Andrew.  And Republicans still control the Senate. But as election returns continue to roll…


Iowa’s Largest Newspaper Endorses Only Democrats

Yesterday The Des Moines Register, Iowa’s largest newspaper, announced that it was endorsing only Democrats in this year’s congressional races. The respected newspaper’s editorial board said that this year the stakes are too high to do anything else. The Register has won 16 Pulitzer Prizes and its readership covers the entire state of Iowa, the…


Blue Wave Likely As Democrats Grab Leads in Battleground Districts

A new opinion poll released Monday shows Democrats with a 4-point advantage in dozens of battleground House districts with just one month to go before November’s midterm elections. “NEW POLL: Dems have 4-point lead in battleground House districts” NEW POLL: Dems have 4-point lead in battleground House districts https://t.co/J7a0R8Cbzt pic.twitter.com/grMvwiUTw8 — The Hill (@thehill) October…


Kavanaugh Leads To Record Fundraising For Democrats

The Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court hearings, along with the testimony from his sexual assault accuser Dr. Christine Ford, have generated a windfall of cash for Democratic candidates. ActBlue, an online clearinghouse for Democratic donors, reported that they raised $10 million from small donors on Friday, their highest daily total ever since the site was founded….

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Obama Has Been Meeting With 2020 Presidential Contenders

Former President Barack Obama has had nine different private meetings with possible 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, Politico reported Monday. Obama reportedly held the one-on-one sessions in his D.C. office over the past several months, including former Vice President Joe Biden, Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick (D)….

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