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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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Believe It, You Matter, Part VIII: No Matter What the Polls Say, Act Like Your Candidates Are Ten Points Behind

ThisOTYCD post originally appeared in July 2018.    No matter what the polls say, always act like your candidates are ten points behind.   If you’ve been watching the polls on “generic Democratic Congressional candidates” vs the GOP, you know that they’ve been all over the place–sometimes giving the Dems a huge lead, sometimes showing the… Continue reading Believe It, You Matter, Part VIII: No Matter What the Polls Say, Act Like Your Candidates Are Ten Points Behind

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Support M.J. Hegar’s Bid to Unseat Texas Republican Senator John Cornyn

Support M.J. Hegar’s bid to unseat Texas Republican Senator John Cornyn.   If M.J. Hegar seems familiar, she should. She was featured in that amazing campaign video, Doors, which went viral in 2018.   Hegar lost the House of Representatives race for which she made that ad. (The final tally was 50.6 to 47.7, so,… Continue reading Support M.J. Hegar’s Bid to Unseat Texas Republican Senator John Cornyn

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Support Democrat Jaime Harrison’s Campaign to Unseat Republican Senator Lindsey Graham in 2020

Support Democrat Jaime Harrison’s campaign to unseat Republican Senator Lindsey Graham in 2020.   Graham is among the most infuriating Republicans in the Senate. He shows periodic flickers of self-awareness, but he never lets that get in the way of his craven pursuit of power. The man who once tweeted, “If we nominate Donald Trump,… Continue reading Support Democrat Jaime Harrison’s Campaign to Unseat Republican Senator Lindsey Graham in 2020

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Senator Doug Jones Needs Your Support in 2020. Also, Stop Talking Shit About Alabama, Please.

Please support Democratic Senator Doug Jones in his run for re-election in 2020. Also, stop talking shit about Alabama, please.   Doug Jones pulled out an electrifying victory in the Alabama special Senate election in 2017. In a state where Democrats have trouble getting traction, he defeated Republican Roy Moore.   It was awesome. Jones’s… Continue reading Senator Doug Jones Needs Your Support in 2020. Also, Stop Talking Shit About Alabama, Please.

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Support Mark Kelly In His Race for an Arizona Senate Seat in 2020

Support Mark Kelly in his race for an Arizona Senate seat in 2020.   Kelly is a former astronaut and the husband of Gabby Giffords, who retired from the House of Representatives after she and several others were shot at a local meet-and-greet event.   He’s aiming for the seat currently held by Martha McSally,… Continue reading Support Mark Kelly In His Race for an Arizona Senate Seat in 2020

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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)