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#Minnesota #PolyMet #TwinMetals
Apparently caring about a healthy life is labeled as anti-mining and anti-jobs
People- snap out of it- you're not thinking clearly if you think this way!
@amyklobuchar @SenTinaSmith Why are you in bed with these companies?
#EnvironmentalJustice
I am starting a thread on this issue...
A company that is based in Canada??? Hmph? Anyone know?
theintercept.com/2019/02/16/bra…
Mine Executives In Brazil Step Down After Deadly Dam Collapse n.pr/2SD2NhT
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(1/21) The 2017-18 @HouseGOP had plenty of indictments, #GOPCorruption, and ethical breaches (see my 21-tweet-thread: ). Now meet House GOP freshmen being sworn in on 1/3/19. With their baggage, they'll fit right in.

#CultureOfCorruption #GOPComplicit
(2/21) Ross Spano @RossSpano #FL15
In a clear violation of @FEC campaign finance regs, Spano funded his campaign with large, unreported loans from personal friends. Given the amt & his relatively narrow win margin, it's shocking he is even being seated. (tampabay.com/florida-politi…)
(3/21) Anthony Gonzalez @anthonygonzalez #OH16
In another flouting of @FEC regulations, Gonzalez faced scrutiny for apparently (and illegally) colluding with a supportive Super PAC that was funded solely by - wait for it - Gonzalez's father! (washingtonexaminer.com/opinion/christ…)
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Why the slight shift? Let me try to explain what we've observed move post-Labor Day. There are basically 3 large buckets of House races we're watching...
1) Vulnerable Rs in upscale, suburban, Clinton-won "Whole Foods" districts like #VA10 Comstock, #KS03 Yoder, #CO06 Coffman, #MN03 Paulsen, #CA45 Walters, #NJ07 Lance, etc. These Rs are mostly trailing & their numbers haven't gotten any better recently.
2) Competitive races in redder, working-class districts that Trump won by double digits in '16, such as #IL12 Bost, #MN08 OPEN, #NY22 Tenney, #WV03 OPEN, etc. Overall, things have slightly improved in "Trump zones" for Rs, w/ notable exceptions in districts like #KS02 & #ME02.
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According to statistical tests, NYT Upshot House polling turned sharply more Republican in polls taken since October 1 and the trend seems to have continued with its Senate polling.
Here's day by day evidence of the GOP's good run in House polling.

Upshot polling data was split up into (estimated) days, a statistical model was run based on the first 10 days of polls, and actual responses were compared to the model. Upswing began around 10/3.
The Upshot data files don't have a date of interview, so they were split up evenly over the field dates. This isn't exact, but hopefully any errors are smoothed out.

Of course, this is still dependent on the races being polled - it could be these are strong GOP candidates.
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Hey #MINNESOTA
Here’s a THREAD all your Democratic Candidates #Midterms2018!
with photos, Twitter & Websites.
& Voter Info links to Registration, Absentee, ID, Poll Worker
Use wherever helpful.
#VoteBlueMN
VOTE NOVEMBER 6, 2018!
#MN01 #MN02 #MN03 #MN04 #MN05 #MN06 #MN07 #MN08
Voter Registration in Minnesota
Am I registered? mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/VoterStatus.as…
If registering ONLINE by October 16 here:
mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/VoterRegistrat…
Paper Application: sos.state.mn.us/elections-voti…
Re-register if you have:
Moved, Changed Name or not voted at least once in last 4 years.
#VoteBlue
Democratic Candidate #MN01 #MINNESOTA

Dan Feehan
danfeehan.com
@danielfeehan

vs GOP Jim Hagedorn

[Tim Walz (DFL Candidate for Governor in 2018. ]

VOTE NOVEMBER 6
#VoteBlueMN #Midterms2018
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Do you have a favorite Democratic candidate (at any level)? Tag them in a reply and urge them to contribute to #DemHub. There are no strings. No fees. We created this to help amplify Democratic voices. Period.

See thread for published pieces from Dems!
demwritepress.com/demhub/
By @jillschill, nominee for US Congress in #OH02:
demwritepress.com/2018/06/26/wen…
By @ShariceDavids, candidate for US Congress in #KS03:
demwritepress.com/2018/06/21/the…
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Wow, #Minnesota!
You get to start #EarlyVoting this Friday for your AUGUST 14th #PrimaryElection!

Here's a THREAD of ALL your Democratic Candidates with photos & websites. Also Voter Info with links.

Check to see if you're registered here:
mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/VoterStatus.as…

#VoteBlue
Voter Registration in Minnesota
Am I registered? mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/VoterStatus.as…
Register ONLINE here:
mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/VoterRegistrat…
Paper Application here: sos.state.mn.us/elections-voti…
You need to re-register if you have:
Moved, Changed Name or Have not voted at least once in last 4 years.
Democratic Candidates #MN01 #MINNESOTA
[Tim Walz (DFL Candidate for Governor in 2018. ]

Dan Feehan
danfeehan.com
@danielfeehan

Colin Minehart
facebook.com/colin.minehart

4 GOP

VOTE AUGUST 14
#VoteBlue
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