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Mar 12 4 tweets 1 min read
We’ve now had *2* major accusations against Biden that have been refuted:

1. Robert Hur’s accusation about Biden’s cognition, which was belied by his own words in the transcript.

2. The GOP’s accusation of Biden taking bribes, which fell apart when their witness was indicted. Republicans have relied heavily on both of these false narratives, and both have crumbled away.

Impeachment is going nowhere and Biden’s SOTU killed their ‘Sleepy Joe’ approach.

That’s a big problem for the GOP.

Why? Two reasons.
Feb 21 4 tweets 2 min read
I really encourage everyone to read this conversation with @SimonWDC (posted by @atrupar without a paywall; thank you Aaron!).

There are some great electoral and political insights that cut through many of the BS media narratives that we are being fed.… I love this part.

Many of us are still so traumatized by 2016 that we've created this mythology around Trump and his abilities.

But the data points to 2016 having been - dare I say - a fluke.

Don't get me wrong, a fluke could happen again.

But not if we put in the hard work. Image
Feb 9 10 tweets 2 min read
Yesterday was a test.

Some passed. Others failed.

And there are many lessons to be learned.

A thread on Hur, Biden, the Special Counsel report, and those who reported on it.

⬇️⬇️⬇️ Yesterday’s biggest failure easily belongs to the media.

They gullibly reported Robert Hur’s blatantly partisan opinions as though they were facts of the case.

Hur played the media like a fiddle, and they danced along to the beat.
Feb 8 5 tweets 2 min read
Quick story/thread:

Today I remembered that I have an old-coworker/friend who lives in #NY03.

So naturally I texted her to find out whether she was going to vote early (or at all), what she's seeing on the ground, etc.

Couple of interesting tidbits... First, my friend is a registered Independent who pretty consistently votes blue. Her husband is also an independent, but I'm not sure how he votes.

Anyhow, she's been getting Suozzi people knocking on her door one a week and 3 fliers a day, also for Suozzi.

She's in Nassau btw.
Dec 15, 2023 10 tweets 4 min read

I’ll take actual election results over pointless polls any day.

So instead of fretting, let’s take a moment to celebrate our big electoral wins this year.

We’ve earned it! 10. Virginia State Senate Special Election

This January 2023 Special Election - which saw Democrat Aaron Rouse flip a red seat blue - foreshadowed what was to come in November:

A good night for VA Democrats and a bad night for VA Republicans. Image
Oct 24, 2023 11 tweets 5 min read

There are major elections this November that require our time, our effort, our donations, and our votes.

Here is a 🧵 of my Top 10. 🗳️VIRGINIA STATE SENATE🗳️

Virginia State Senators serve 4 year terms.

So winning this chamber will be a bulwark against total GOP control in Virginia for 4 years.

Control of the Virginia Senate is the most important outcome this November.

Oct 13, 2023 21 tweets 3 min read
A 'Speaker Jim Jordan' is our biggest threat right now.

Yes, some Republicans are vowing not to vote for him.

But I fully believe that they would cave under pressure.

To those with GOP Reps, ESPECIALLY in Biden-won districts:

Call them.

Demand that they not support Jordan. If 'moderate' Republicans are going to feel pressure from their 'extreme MAGA' wing, then they also need to feel pressure from their 'sane constituent' wing.

Remember, if you call:

1. ONLY call YOUR Member of Congress.

2. Be polite - but firm - to the person who answers.
Jul 30, 2023 5 tweets 1 min read

Post-vaccine, Republicans had a 43% higher Covid death rate than Democrats.

In what must be one of the cruelest and dumbest political movements ever, the right literally sacrificed their own voters in an effort to appeal to their ignorant base. I mean even setting aside the ethical/moral implications and viewing it from a purely political/cynical perspective, why would a party purposely engage in messaging THAT KILLS THEIR OWN VOTERS?!
Apr 17, 2023 5 tweets 2 min read
Holy sh*t.

GOP officials in McCurtain County, OK caught on tape talking about wanting to lynch black people and how to kill/burn/bury local journalists.

This is KKK stuff, folks.

Revealed by a small local paper called the McCurtain-Gazette News.
It gets worse.

The officials in question:

Sheriff Kevin Clardy (GOP)
District 2 Commissioner Mark Jennings (GOP)
Investigator Alicia Manning
Jail Administrator Larry Hendrix…
Apr 15, 2023 7 tweets 3 min read

Since the pundits rarely acknowledge when our Vice President has a good run of headlines, let's take a moment to appreciate the kick-ass job she is doing right now.

Just take a look at the headlines she’s been getting the last few weeks. Image Kamala Harris wasted no time going to Tennessee and meeting with Justin Pearson and Justin Jones over their unjust removal from the TN House and the GOP's assault on democracy.…
Feb 9, 2023 4 tweets 1 min read

From 🔴 to 🔵

WA Senate
CO Senate
ME Senate
MN House
NH House (18)
NH Senate (18)
NY Senate
VA Assembly (19)
VA Senate
MI House
MI Senate
MN Senate
PA House

From 🔵 to 🔴

NH House (20)
NH Senate (20)
VA Assembly (21) Top State Legislative priorities in 2023:

*Flipping the VA Assembly back to 🔵
*Keeping the VA Senate 🔵

Top State Legislative priorities in 2024:

*Defending all 🔵held chambers
*Flipping close 🔴 chambers (AZ House/Senate, NH House/Senate, PA Senate, etc.)
Nov 5, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read
Look at this seemingly-endless line of young voters getting ready to cast their ballots at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

If this happens at college campuses across the country, there’s no telling what we might accomplish on Tuesday.

Let’s go!

Here’s the line of students at University of Texas at Austin, which was double the size as the day before:

Sep 25, 2022 7 tweets 3 min read
When Pete Buttigieg comes for someone, he doesn’t carry a sledgehammer…he wields a scalpel.

And in this must-see clip, Pete slices Ron DeSantis into a million little pieces. Since this is taking off, allow me to draw attention to a few threads I've put together on vital elections this November.

First up, flippable GOP-held House seats:
Sep 23, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read

ABORTION IS NOW ILLEGAL IN ARIZONA, including for rape and incest.

Electing Democrats for Governor, Attorney General, and the State Legislature is now a life-or-death prospect for Arizona women.… Elect Katie Hobbs for Arizona Governor.…
Sep 23, 2022 14 tweets 9 min read
Did you know that:

A) There is a House GOP bill called 'The Life at Conception Act' (H.R. 1011) - also known as a 'personhood' bill - that would declare life as starting at ‘the moment of fertilization'?

B) Of its 166 co-sponsors, many are running in very close races?

🧵👇 Image Co-sponsor: TED BUDD

Race: #NCSen

Democratic opponent: CHERI BEASLEY (@CheriBeasleyNC)

Sep 9, 2022 15 tweets 12 min read

Abortion rights. Voting rights. Gerrymandering.

State Supreme Courts are more important than ever, and there are dozens of vital elections (competitive and retention) this year.

PLEASE spread the word about the key races below. Image MICHIGAN STATE SUPREME COURT

Richard Bernstein (@TheBlindJustice)

Kyra Harris Bolden (@KHBforjustice)

*Voters pick the Top 2 on one ballot.
**Democratic Control of the court is at stake.
***Statewide elections ImageImage
Sep 1, 2022 4 tweets 2 min read



SHE WILL BE THE FIRST DEMOCRAT TO HOLD THE SEAT IN *50* YEARS! The Alaska At-Large House seat now becomes a top-tier Congressional race for Democrats.

We can absolutely hold this seat in November when Congresswoman-elect Mary Peltola faces the same Republicans again.

But she needs our help!…
Aug 30, 2022 5 tweets 3 min read

Can you spare $5 for a Democratic State Legislative candidate?

If so, here's how:

1⃣ Go to the @DLCC Spotlight page

2⃣ Select a candidate

3⃣ Send them $5

That's it!

And if you reply w/ who you donated to, I'll RT.… I'll start.

I just gave $5 to Padma Kuppa (@VotePadmaKuppa) who is running to flip the Michigan State Senate blue for the first time in *40* years!

Remember, even $5 can go a looong way in these local elections. Image
Aug 24, 2022 31 tweets 32 min read

The magic numbers: 5⃣ and 3⃣0⃣

5⃣: Average point swing improvement for Dem candidates in House Special Elections Dem over 2020 Presidential margins.

3⃣0⃣: Number of GOP-held House seats Trump won by five points or less, or that Biden won.

🧵👇 Image Race: #TX34

Democrat: Vicente Gonzalez (@VoteVicente)

Republican: Rep. Mayra Flores

2020 Margin: Biden +15.7

Donate:… ImageImage
Jul 28, 2022 6 tweets 2 min read
“If this is America First, America is f*cked!”

- Jon Stewart GOING IN ON the Senate Republicans who killed the PACT Act that would have helped veterans affected by toxic burn pits, simply because they’re mad about reconciliation. To be fair, PACT might not be dead. I believe it can still get passed if the House simply passes the original Senate version of the bill. But the fact remains is that, as Jon says, today was supposed to be a day of celebration, and the GOP thwarted it out of pure spite.
Jul 7, 2022 5 tweets 4 min read

August comes before November.

After a surprisingly close Special Election in red #NE01, Democrats must pay attention to the 4 remaining Congressional Special Elections this summer.

Winning even 1 would be huge news for Team Blue.


Democrat - Jeff Ettinger (@SouthernMN4Jeff)
Election Date - 🗓️TUESDAY, AUGUST 9TH🗓️
Area - Southern Minnesota
Early Voting - Already underway!

This seat flipped red in 2018, and was only won by 3 points in 2020.