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I’ve observed Colorado @SenCoryGardner since his election. What I’ve seen has left me dismayed. Rather than building bipartisan bridges to get things done, Cory became a supine Trump yes-man. There are 1000s reasons he shouldn’t be re-elected. Here are 101: #VoteCoryOut #COsen
#1: Even though he was elected by the narrowest of margins in 2014 in a state that has since voted for Hillary in 2016 & a democratic state govt trifecta in 2018, Cory continues to act as if he has a mandate from the white nationalist alt-right. #VoteCoryOut #cosen
#2: Cory Gardner has consistently voted for the extreme Trump agenda. During the 2019-2020 Congress, he’s voted with Trump over 90% of the time. During Trump’s 1st two years, Cory’s voting record was over 95% in line with Trump. #VoteCoryOut #cosen
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As expected, the Supreme Court temporarily blocked court rulings striking down the GOP's gerrymanders in Michigan & Ohio, since the high court is about to rule on gerrymandering cases in Maryland & North Carolina whose outcomes will affect the chances the MI & OH rulings survive
Here's our breakdown of the recent rulings striking down the GOP's congressional gerrymander in Ohio & the congressional & legislative gerrymanders in Michigan: dailykos.com/story/2019/5/3…
dailykos.com/story/2019/4/2…
In Michigan, Republicans have won legislative majorities in 3 of the 4 elections since they drew the maps after 2010 despite Democratic candidates winning more votes. Democrats may have won full control of state govt in 2018 without the GOP's gerrymanders docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d…
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I am honored & excited to be introducing my very 1st amendment on the House floor, an amendment to #HR1, the #ForthePeopleAct. My amendment will lower the voting age from 18 to 16, allowing our youth to have a seat at the table of democracy. #16toVote
#DidYouKnow In 2018, nearly 2 million young people between the ages of 16 & 17 were employed, contributing to the labor force and to their local economy through paying taxes. #16toVote
49 yrs ago, Senator Ted Kennedy argued before his colleagues in favor of lowering the voting age as an effort to “bring our youth into full and lasting participation in our institutions of democratic government.” #16toVote #ForThePeoplebit.ly/2H7Lvsb
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