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Daily Archives: April 6th, 2017

Kudos to Senate Democrats for forcing Mitch McConnell to gut his precious filibuster

Excerpt: We need to restore the norms and tra­di­tions of the Sen­ate and get past this unprece­dent­ed par­ti­san fil­i­buster. – Mitch “Fil­i­buster” McConnell, speak­ing ear­li­er today The man who staged an unprece­dent­ed num­ber of par­ti­san fil­i­busters of exec­u­tive and judi­cial nom­i­nees dur­ing Barack Oba­ma’s pres­i­den­cy today pulled the trig­ger on the so-called “nuclear option”, mar­shal­ing Sen­ate […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Legislative Advocacy, Party Politics
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45th District Democrats unanimously endorse Manka Dhingra for Washington State Senate

Excerpt: Eager to reclaim the Wash­ing­ton State Sen­ate fol­low­ing the treach­ery of Rod­ney Tom and Tim Shel­don, the Demo­c­ra­t­ic grass­roots in Wash­ing­ton’s 45th Dis­trict vot­ed enthu­si­as­ti­cal­ly yes­ter­day evening to endorse Man­ka Dhin­gra, an expe­ri­enced senior deputy pros­e­cut­ing attor­ney who has been mov­ing swift­ly to build a cam­paign focused on amply fund­ing edu­ca­tion and men­tal health. The 45th, which is […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Elections
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