In Praise of Women Running for Office and Marching to the Polls

Suzanne Baker Naperville Sun The 6th Congressional District race is indicative of a wave that is rolling across the nation. Of the seven candidates vying for the opportunity to run head-to-head against incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam this November, five are women. In record numbers women are jumping into…

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Tom Perez and Keith Ellison join ranks to move DNC to the left.

The race for chair of the Democratic National Committee came to an end (yesterday) in Atlanta when former Labor Secretary Tom Perez was elected to the position, beating out Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison in a race that had come to be framed as a battle between the party’s Obama-era establishment…

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Call to Action: Oppose Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State

President Elect Trump’s nominee for Secretary of State is ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson. Progressives of all stripes have raised serious concerns about Mr. Tillerson, from his cozy relationship with Russia and Putin to his company’s inaction on climate change. According to Vanity Fair and the Wall Street Journal, three Republican Senators,…

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