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Choose Your Core Four for 2018

This OTYCD post originally appeared in January 2018, but with the mid-terms approaching and the stakes rising, we are reposting past posts that discuss key things you can do to push back against Trump.   * Choose your Core Four–two Democratic senators and two Democratic house reps, an incumbent and a challenger for each chamber–to support to in… Continue reading Choose Your Core Four for 2018

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Choose Your Core Four for 2018

* Choose your Core Four–two Democratic senators and two Democratic house reps, an incumbent and a challenger for each chamber–to support to in 2018.   From late 2016 until now, we’ve been going to bat for Democratic candidates in individual special elections. Usually, we’ve supported one Democrat at a time.   2018 will test our collective… Continue reading Choose Your Core Four for 2018

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Choose Your Core Four for 2018

* Choose your Core Four–two Democratic senators and two Democratic house reps, an incumbent and a challenger for each chamber–to support to in 2018.   From late 2016 until now, we’ve been going to bat for Democratic candidates in individual special elections. Usually, we’ve supported one Democrat at a time.   2018 will test our collective… Continue reading Choose Your Core Four for 2018

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Support Democrat Maxine Waters for Re-Election to A House Seat in California’s 43rd Congressional District (GOOD UPDATE July 2019)

Update July 2019: Okay, you’ve long since figured this out, given her fierce and unrelenting work against Trump, but we at OTYCD feel it’s important to lace the feed with good updates wherever possible.   Democrat Maxine Waters won re-election in 2018.   She’s more than worthy of inclusion in your 2020 Core Four. Please… Continue reading Support Democrat Maxine Waters for Re-Election to A House Seat in California’s 43rd Congressional District (GOOD UPDATE July 2019)

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Re-elect Washington, D.C. Democrat Eleanor Holmes Norton, Because She is Awesome (Good Update July 2019)

Update July 2019: Democrat Norton, the longtime incumbent, won re-election in 2018.   She next faces re-election in two years. Please keep her in mind when choosing your Core Four for 2020.   Re-elect Democrat Eleanor Holmes Norton, Congresswoman for the District of Columbia, because she is awesome.   Norton is in her fourteenth Congressional… Continue reading Re-elect Washington, D.C. Democrat Eleanor Holmes Norton, Because She is Awesome (Good Update July 2019)

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Check Out Democrat Sara Gideon, Who Will Run Against Republican Susan Collins in 2020

Check out Sara Gideon, a Democrat who has pledged to run against Republican Senator Susan Collins in 2020.   Gideon is one of three Democrats who has expressed interest in running against Collins. (The others are Bre Kidman and Betsy Sweet). She is the only one among them to have held major elective office; she’s… Continue reading Check Out Democrat Sara Gideon, Who Will Run Against Republican Susan Collins in 2020

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Re-Elect Dr. Ami Bera to a House of Representatives Seat in California’s 7th District (GOOD UPDATE March 2019)

Update March 24, 2019: Dr. Bera won re-election in November 2018.   He’ll be up again in November 2020. You might want to keep him in mind for your next Core Four.   Update, June 9, 2018: Bera came first in the top-two primary held on June 5, earning almost 52 percent of the vote.… Continue reading Re-Elect Dr. Ami Bera to a House of Representatives Seat in California’s 7th District (GOOD UPDATE March 2019)

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Re-elect Democrat Seth Moulton, House Rep for Massachusetts’s 6th District (Mixed Update May 2019)

Update, May 11, 2019: Moulton successfully defended his seat in November 2018. He’ll be up again in 2020. Maybe consider him for your next Core Four.   But! But but but! He was among those who opposed re-electing Nancy Pelosi to the Democratic House leadership after the Dems won the house in the 2018 midterms,… Continue reading Re-elect Democrat Seth Moulton, House Rep for Massachusetts’s 6th District (Mixed Update May 2019)

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GOOD UPDATE! Katie Porter BEAT Republican Mimi Waters for the House Seat in California’s 45th District

Update, March 24, 2019: YES YES YES! Democrat Katie Porter defeated Republican incumbent Mimi Waters with 52.1 percent of the vote to Waters’s 47.9 percent.   Porter, a protege of Elizabeth Warren, quickly proved herself a worthy new member of Congress when she expertly exposed the ridiculous position of Equifax with a devastating quiz of… Continue reading GOOD UPDATE! Katie Porter BEAT Republican Mimi Waters for the House Seat in California’s 45th District

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GOOD UPDATE! Support Conor Lamb’s Run for a Pennsylvania House Seat in a March 2018 Special Election (Another Good Update March 2019)

Update, March 24, 2019: Lamb was up for re-election with the newly redrawn state of Pennsylvania electoral map in 2018. He ran in the 17th District, against fellow incumbent Republican Keith Loftus. Lamb defeated him with 56.3 percent of the vote to Loftus’s 43.7 percent.   Lamb is due up again in 2020. Please consider… Continue reading GOOD UPDATE! Support Conor Lamb’s Run for a Pennsylvania House Seat in a March 2018 Special Election (Another Good Update March 2019)