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Flipping the Senate is an imperative in this election - the current GOP majority is failing to represent their constituents and failing to protect the country. Here are 5 places to start:

Arizona! Mark Kelly is an American hero for more reasons than one and he is asking to serve the nation again: politicalcharge.org/2019/10/09

Social distancing will save lives. Let us be the community we know we can be.

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Does it feel like we're at a critical point in human history to anyone else?

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If you need to vote in the today, read and share this story.

A link to the IL Board of Elections is inside. Polling places are changing and procedures for voting at alternate locations are available.

This country needs tests now. This would be far less a clusterfuck if we did.
chicagotribune.com/election-20

Day one of closed schools.
Sorry, been MIA this week with an assortment of things. I'll be back at it soon! Got some downballot primaries coming up, after all!

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I have worked in the criminal justice system in two states. I had to go to one jail in a major city in TX several times early one year for work. I got sick with viral infections three times back to back during that time. My doctor told me to stop going to the jail. In CO some jails do not feel it is their responsibility to give people psychiatric treatment. I disagree with them. You are absolutely right that we have to advocate for people who are incarcerated.

Not surprising, though damning.
Oh, also, have you met Betsy DeVos's brother?
Read the part about the educator union...

NYTimes: Erik Prince Recruits Ex-Spies to Help Infiltrate Liberal Groups
nyti.ms/39zJeAn

My brother was incarcerated awaiting trial for drug charges for 6 months and told me what the attention to health care needs (physical and mental) was like.

I plead with our officials at every level of government and service: Please do not neglect the human beings in correction facilities during this public health crisis. And to the public at large: It is a mistake to assume they have the power to self-advocate or have anyone prioritize their lives.

The first, of course, being that his district, newly less gerrymandered, was impossible for him to win again. Trump sycophant lifeline granted.

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Just....wow.

Guess we know the other reason Meadows decided not to run MONTHS ago...

NYTimes: Trump Names Mark Meadows Chief of Staff, Ousting Mick Mulvaney

nyti.ms/32ZgKNO

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Polls aren't votes, but polls can be a good indicator of where opportunities lie.

If we use our energy and time correctly, we as Democrats have enough opportunities to flip the Senate blue to make it happen.

Support Mark Kelly for Arizona. This is a flippable seat. Say goodbye to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. And maybe hello to Senator Majority Leader Elizabeth Warren.

thehill.com/homenews/campaign/

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Today's reminder that elections have consequences and that some things are bigger than you.

Trump just got the chance to pick another judge for the influential appeals court in D.C.

Judge Thomas B. Griffith announced he would retire in September, ahead of the 2020 election.

washingtonpost.com/local/legal

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When your hunch is going to kill people and you've never had a correct hunch in your life.

Coronavirus death rate is 3.4%, World Health Organization says, Trump says 'hunch' tells him that's wrong: usatoday.com/story/news/politi

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This country got lucky when Elizabeth Warren decided to enter public service.

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I've been so busy.

Watching all of this.

I'm happy for the future & sad for the times.

This is my chance to chime in, not sure what to say, it's so much.

I say hope, believe in people, believe in caring, believe that we can stand together.

The GOP is offering the opposite, fear, hate, & lying is no way to run a country,

Hey, friends! Welcome @Offredonline and @offred - pals who made the escape from Avian Gilead.

So glad you're here.

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