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Jul 28 2016

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QUE NO SE TE PASE: Ben Ray Luján: “Clinton necesita un Congreso que trabaje con ella”

Legisladores demócratas: “Clinton necesita un Congreso que trabaje con ella” By EFE Puntos clave del discurso del presidente del DCCC Ben Ray Luján: “…el presidente del Comité de Campaña Demócrata del Congreso (DCCC, en inglés), el congresista Ben Ray Luján, fue muy directo e insistió a los votantes a que vayan a las urnas para […]

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Jul 28 2016

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ICYMI: The O’Jays Slam Rep. John Mica

The O’Jays – famed American R&B group – issued Congressman John Mica a cease and desist letter for appropriating their hit song “For the Love of Money” in a pro-Trump video on his official government YouTube page. In a statement, the O’Jays wrote, “Your use of our clients’ signature song, and utilizing the original recording constitutes […]

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Jul 27 2016

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DCCC Chairman Luján’s Floor Speech at Democratic National Convention

Philadelphia, PA. – DCCC Chairman Ben Ray Luján spoke at the Democratic National Convention, highlighting his personal story, his role as DCCC Chairman, and the members of Congress and congressional candidates who are working hard to move our country forward. Below are the Chairman’s full remarks as prepared for delivery: I come from a family […]

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Jul 27 2016

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House Republicans: The Great Dividers

As Democrats continue the convention in Philadelphia today, the focus will be on working together to build a stronger America. This stands in stark contrast to what we have seen in Congress under the leadership of Speaker Paul Ryan. We already know that House Republicans are not members of the party of results. They just […]

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Jul 27 2016

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ICYMI: Brownback’s approval continues to plummet & that’s bad news for Yoder

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT “Congressman Yoder and Governor Brownback are two peas in a pod,” said DCCC Spokesman Tyler Law. “Kevin Yoder’s disastrous agenda has been described as the ‘genesis’ for the education funding crisis in Kansas. But rather than own up to his mistakes, he has wrapped his arms around Governor Brownback. There’s […]

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Jul 26 2016

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Democrats Work to Protect Families and Children While House Republicans Cut And Run

*a similar release went out to targeted districts across the country* Last week we saw a Republican convention marked by dark rhetoric and outright fear-mongering. We saw the Republican Party enthusiastically line up behind their toxic presidential nominee and endorse an agenda that hurts women and children. This should come as no surprise given that […]

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Jul 26 2016

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FACT CHECK: Blum Caught Misleading Voters on Broken Salary Pledge

CLAIM: “Blum said that he believes Iowan’s should re-elect him because he has always followed through on his campaign promises…” [Independent Bulletin Journal, 7/23/16] SUMMARY: Congressman Blum claimed that he always follows through on his campaign promises. This statement is patently false. Blum pledged to donate half of his salary, but he has refused to […]

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Jul 26 2016

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Three Reasons Tim Kaine Scares Barbara Comstock

Tim Kaine is a hugely popular public official in Virginia, having never lost an election in the state during his entire political career. Tim Kaine has won local and statewide elections in Virginia for City Council, Mayor, Lt. Governor, Governor and Senator. Tim Kaine has proven successful in winning votes in urban, suburban and exurban […]

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Jul 26 2016

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Democratic Convention Features Immigrants and Families Facing Hardship Caused by House Republicans’ Inaction

“On most days, I’m scared. What if I come home and find it empty?” – Karla Ortiz, 11-year-old daughter of DAPA eligible parents Unlike the Republican convention’s immigrant bashing and Trump’s unworkable and costly “build a wall” stance, the first night of the Democratic convention featured the hardship that many immigrant families go through when […]

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Jul 26 2016

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Republicans Show No Interest in Restoring the Voting Rights Act

Yesterday, Congressman Keith Ellison took the floor at the Democratic National Convention and called out House Republicans for refusing to allow a vote to update the Voting Rights Act.  While the Judiciary Chairman stalls the legislation, Speaker Ryan refuses to use his authority to make sure millions of vulnerable voters have critical protections at the ballot […]

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