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#116th New Congress convenes soon!
43 HOUSE SEATS FLIPPED BLUE! 🌊🌊🌊 #BlueWave2018
(*Net of 40) 64 New Democratic Members in the HOUSE!
with @TeamPelosi leading the way
What do they stand for?
⤵️THREAD of ALL New Blue Congressfolk⤵️
w/ graphic, campaign website links & Twitter
Arizona #AZ02 #116thCongress
Representative Ann Kirkpatrick
kirkpatrickforcongress.com/issues/
@Ann_Kirkpatrick

"Proud lifelong Arizonan, former prosecutor & congresswoman, independent voice for working Arizona families."

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Arizona #AZ09 #AZ9 #116thCongress
Representative Greg Stanton
Former Phoenix Mayor, Former Phoenix City Councilman & Attorney
stantonforarizona.com/issues
@gregstantonaz
Instagram.com/gregstantonaz
facebook.com/gregstantonaz

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🚨MY MASTER THREAD of #Midterm2018 results analysis, including an array of data dives. Will the country chose to repudiate president Trump? Health care instead of the wall? RT & strap in, folks, tonight could be a wild ride. We get the first batch of results at around 6 PM ET.
Turnout has looked unprecedented for weeks now. Indications today that it could even beat these lofty expectations. At this point I think I’d buy for pickups in Tossup sub/urban seats like #TX07 #TX32 and #TX26, but sell in more rural districts that have looked like reaches.
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Let’s talk about @RepJohnFaso. He’s my Congressman in #NY19—a Republican in a toss-up district. He’s a career lobbyist for special interests, the sort of cynical dark money darling that makes people hate politics.

[THREAD]
1/ John Faso is running against @DelgadoforNY19. Faso likes to denounce Delgado, who was born and raised in #NY19, as a carpetbagger, whereas HE moved here from Long Island years ago expressly to run for office.
2/ John Faso’s machine has run ads stressing that Delgado was once a rap musician. The dog whistle here is loud as an 808 drum. Faso is saying, “Vote for me, the white man, not the scary hip hop dark-skinned guy.”

Delgado is a Rhodes Scholar w/ a degree from Harvard Law, BTW.
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New York #NY #Midterms2018
THREAD of All Democratic Candidates with Websites, Twitter
& Voter Info Links
#NY01 #NY02 #NY03 #NY04 #NY05 #NY06 #NY07 #NY08 #NY09 #NY10 #NY11 #NY12 #NY13 #NY14 #NY15 #NY16 #NY17 #NY18 #NY19 #NY20 #NY21 #NY22 #NY23 #NY24 #NY25 #NY26 #NY27
#VoteBlueNY
Democratic Candidate for Governor of New York
Andrew Cuomo
andrewcuomo.com
@andrewcuomo
vs GOP Marc Molinaro
#VoteBlueNY #Midterms2018
VOTE NOVEMBER 6, 2018
Apply for Absentee Ballot by November 5
Democratic Candidate for Lt Governor of New York
Kathy Hochul
kathyhochul.com
@KathyHochul
vs GOP Julie Killian
#VoteBlueNY #Midterms2018
VOTE NOVEMBER 6, 2018
Apply for Absentee Ballot by November 5
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🚨“CONGRESSIONAL LEADERSHIP FUND” THREAD🚨

As Green Day once sang: “Do You Know Your Enemy?”

If not, we need to have a talk about the Congressional Leadership Fund (@CLFSuperPac).

THEY ARE THE ENEMY of the 2018 Midterm Elections and they WILL cost us seats IF we let them.
The CLF is a right-wing SuperPAC spearheaded by Paul Ryan. It’s goal is to lie about and smear as many Democratic candidates as possible.

They have raised more than $100Million from billionaires looking to keep the GOP in power.
opensecrets.org/news/2018/08/w…
Back in May, Paul Ryan personally solicited billionaire Sheldon Adelson for $30Million for the CLF. He made the pitch and then walked out of the room so that someone else could make the actual “ask”, in order to avoid campaign finance violations.
esquire.com/news-politics/…
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Paul Ryan’s super PAC is under fire for weaponizing @SpanbergerVA07’s private personal records from her service in the CIA and law enforcement.

She’s not the only candidate that needs your help facing lies from that same super PAC.

Let’s take a look👀
cnbc.com/2018/08/31/dem…
In Colorado, Paul Ryan’s super PAC came after @JasonCrowCO6.

REALITY CHECK: “Republicans know Jason Crow’s service with and for veterans is an asset, so they’re attacking it. If this is the best they’ve got, shame on them.”
#CO06 #TakeItBack #RedToBlue
denver.cbslocal.com/video/3926852-…
In Maine, Paul Ryan’s super PAC came after @golden4congress.

His super PAC’s ad zooms in on Golden’s tattoo to “tie it to his politics” even though his tattoo pays tribute to his tours in Iraq and Afghanistan.

#ME02 #TakeItBack #RedToBlue
newsweek.com/jared-golden-m…
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Check out this February piece from @DKElections for more background on the groaniest third-party House campaign of the cycle: dailykos.com/stories/2018/2…
LOL: "Neal said Friday that the board is doing the bidding of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee." apnews.com/d99d709ab13f49…
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Q2 Fundraising is over, and Democrats did a great job!

But I was chatting with @ybbkaren and an interesting question came up:

With SO MANY great candidates, how do we decide who needs donations the most? Many are worthy, but our personal funds are not unlimited.
So I came up with an idea for my own list of Dems who need $$$ based upon the following criteria:

*They have won their primary
*They are trying to flip “swing” GOP-held seats (per @CookPolitical ratings)
*They are behind their GOP opponents in “Cash on Hand” (per @OpenSecretsDC)
That’s not to say that other Democrats in swing districts are not worthy. They are. But the following, from a strategic $$$ perspective, might be the best place to donate *for now*.

This is the list of those House candidates, and their donation links, based on that criteria:
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Coming back from the holiday and catching up on the news? Here are some of the biggest stories you may have missed!
Republicans are standing by while Trump sabotages health care markets and raises premiums AGAIN! #ACA #ProtectOurCare nytimes.com/2018/07/07/us/…
GOP candidate says something racist? Say NO to racism by voting for @PaulDavisKS!

"While CNN has rated the race to replace Jenkins as leaning Republican, Democrats have lined up behind former Kansas House Minority Leader Paul Davis to flip the district."
cnn.com/2018/07/07/pol…
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New York #Midterms2018
THREAD of All Democratic Candidates with Website & Twitter Links.
Plus Voter Info Links
#NY01 #NY02 #NY03 #NY04 #NY05 #NY06 #NY07 #NY08 #NY09 #NY10 #NY11 #NY12 #NY13 #NY14 #NY15 #NY16 #NY17 #NY18 #NY19 #NY20 #NY21 #NY22 #NY23 #NY24 #NY25 #NY26 #NY27
Hey #NewYork
VOTE on NOVEMBER 6, 2018
THREAD below of All Democratic Candidates
#Midterms2018
Links to their websites & Twitter.
Plus Voter Info Links ( Registration, Absentee & Poll Worker
But, ALSO,
VOTE on SEPTEMBER 13 in #PrimaryElections for State & Local Offices
#VoteBlue
VOTER REGISTRATION in #NewYork
Register Online here: voterreg.dmv.ny.gov/MotorVoter/
Fillable form here: elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/downloa…
Send to County Boards of Election elections.ny.gov/CountyBoards.h…
Request an Application to be mailed to you: elections.ny.gov/VoterReg/Voter…
#Midterms2018
#VoteBlue

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#SundayMotivation
What do we have the most control over? Voting, helping others register to vote, getting out the vote, and flipping as many seats as possible in the #Midterms2018

Here are 27 seats Democrats can pick up, followed by candidates. Direct some energy to them. 1/7
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Tonight marks a milestone in the history of @SwingLeft and for me, personally.

Tonight, voters will choose the Democratic nominee for #NY19—just one of our 78 Swing Districts.

But for me, it's the district that started it all.

THREAD. (1/12)
I will spare you the PTSD of Election Night, 2016, and start the next day.
I dropped off my daughter at daycare and went to the coffee shop to work on my novel.

I couldn't write, of course. I sat there burning with the need to do something.

(2/12)
Because I've always been an elections nerd, I immediately thought about the House, how all the seats are up every cycle, and how there's always some kind of wave against the new President in midterms. (3/12)
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Hey #NewYork #NY
You need to REGISTER by FRIDAY, JUNE 1st!
to VOTE in your JUNE 26th #PrimaryElection
THREAD below of ALL Democratic Candidates
#Midterms2018
Links to their websites & Twitter.
Plus Voter Info Links
(including Voter Registration, Absentee & being a Poll Worker)
VOTER REGISTRATION in #NewYork
Register Online here: voterreg.dmv.ny.gov/MotorVoter/
Fillable form here: elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/downloa…
Send to County Boards of Election elections.ny.gov/CountyBoards.h…
Request an Application to be mailed to you: elections.ny.gov/VoterReg/Voter…
#Midterms2018
#VoteBlue
ABSENTEE VOTING in #NewYork
#Absentee #NY
Deadline to apply for JUNE 26, 2018 #PrimaryElection
is JUNE 25
Online Fillable Form here: elections.ny.gov/NYSBOE/downloa…

Send or Deliver to elections.ny.gov/CountyBoards.h…
Military? elections.ny.gov/VotingMilitary…

#Midterms2018 #VoteBlue

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It's #SinglePayerSunday!
Support #MedicareForAll and beware the scams!
May 13, 2018
The US Health Care Crisis:
Corporate Masters Cannot Solve Public Problems
#MedicareForAll!
#SinglePayerSunday #Medicare4All
truth-out.org/news/item/4435…
Opinion:
Progressives can be left and right at the same time tallahassee.com/story/opinion/… via @TDOnline #SinglePayerSunday #MedicareForAll #Medicare4All
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It's #SinglePayerSunday!
Beware the scams!
Vote #MedicareForAll!
Vote #SinglePayer in 2018!
Be a #MedicareForAllVoter
It's #SinglePayer supporters who are being pragmatic, not the opponents
#MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday latimes.com/opinion/reader…
The popularity of #SinglePayer health care:
Letter to the editor
#MedicareForAll #SinglePayerSunday
oregonlive.com/opinion/index.…
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Welcome to #SinglePayerSunday Support #SinglePayer #MedicareForAll
April 15, 2018
Help Campaign For #MedicareForAll

When: Sunday, April 15, 2018
Where: Oakland, CA
#SB562 #SinglePayerSunday
singlepayernow.net/events/help-ca…
Q&A with Erin Georgen on Washington’s #SinglePayer healthcare initiative
#I1600 #SinglePayerSunday
stateofreform.com/featured/2018/…
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Welcome to #SinglePayerSunday 🇺🇸
Promote #MedicareForAll by becoming a #MedicareForAllVoter 🗽
#MedicareForAllVoter 🗽
Is #MedicareForAll Politically Viable?
A Guide to 561 Congressional Candidates.
#SinglePayerSunday 🚑
kingstoncreative.net/practical-demo…
#MedicareForAllVoter 🗽
Here's the original story on @dccc scaring @TheDemocrats away from #MedicareForAll: 🇺🇸

#SinglePayerSunday REMINDER:
#MedicareExtra and @USofCare are SCAMS! 💰
theintercept.com/2018/02/27/dcc…
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The VA Is the Closest Thing We Have to #SinglePayer.
Now Trump Wants to Privatize It!
#M4A #SinglePayerSunday 🚑
inthesetimes.com/working/entry/…
Is #MedicareForAll Politically Viable?
A Guide to 561 Congressional Candidates.
#MedicareForAllVoter #SinglePayerSunday 🚑
kingstoncreative.net/practical-demo…
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1/ Thanks @JohnBrennan for your service & tireless support in the fight to bring justice to the victims of Lockerbie.I lost my brother that day. I was only 19 when I went to DC to fight for better airline safety regulations & helped pass the Iran/ Libya Sanctions Act. #ny19
2/ The Act forced Libya to turn over the terrorists. That experience is big part of why I'm running for Congress in #NY19 - & why nat security is a front & center issue for me. I want to work with our international allies & support our military service members at home & abroad...
3/ ...who are dedicated to the safety & security of the American people - so that other families never have to experience the loss that mine did. Again, thank you. And welcome to Twitter! #ny19 #resist
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1/ The House passed the devastating Tax Cuts & Jobs Act today. Starve the Beast? More like starve the poor and vulnerable. Thread. #winwithflynn #brianflynn #ny19 #taxbill
2/ As if that wasn't bad enough, Republicans are already planning to pay for their $1.5 trillion tax bill by making cuts next year to vital safety net programs the most vulnerable in our district rely on such as Social Security, Medicare, welfare and food stamps.
3/ So who in the GOP is going to step up and go to bat for America’s most vulnerable? Who will put country over party? If you’re betting on @repjohnfaso think again.
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