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Category Archives: Events

Joe Biden likes to say, “Here’s the deal.” He just used the final debate to close the deal.

Excerpt: The final presidential debate of 2020 is in the history books. Read Joel Connelly's analysis of the last showdown between Donald Trump and Joe Biden.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Liveblogging the final presidential debate of 2020 from the great Pacific Northwest

Excerpt: NPI's liveblog of the October 22nd, 22020 faceoff between Democratic nominee Joe Biden and Republican nominee Donald Trump.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Kamala Harris dazzles in veep debate as Mike Pence tries to deny Trump regime’s atrocities

Excerpt: Read Joel Connelly's analysis of the 2020 vice presidential debate, which took place in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, October 7th.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Liveblogging the first presidential debate of 2020 from the great Pacific Northwest

Excerpt: NPI's liveblog of the September 29th, 2020 faceoff between Democratic nominee Joe Biden and Republican nominee Donald Trump.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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RNC is proof that Trump sees no distinction between the federal government and himself

Excerpt: The White House and the National Park Service, which belong to the people of the United States, are being exploited to help Donald Trump's reelection effort.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Scandals and ethics violations abound as the 2020 Republican National Convention begins

Excerpt: It should really be called the Trump National Convention, because that's what it is: a carnival in allegiance to a man who represents the worst of humanity.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Mary Fairhurst honored with Lynn Allen Award at NPI’s Summer Anniversary Picnic

Excerpt: Retired Supreme Court Justice Mary Fairhurst of Olympia has become the seventh person to earn NPI's highest honor, the Lynn Allen Award. Learn more.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Joe Biden dwells among us: He’s not just from the people or for the people, but of the people

Excerpt: America’s past leaders have told us that they are from the people and for the people. 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden added a dimension in his Thursday night acceptance speech. Biden is *of* the people.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Republican Noise Machine aimlessly flings mud as Democrats rally behind Joe Biden

Excerpt: Professionally employed insult hurlers on Fox and other right wing media outlets are trying out every attack they can think of, hoping something will stick and bring down the 2020 Democratic ticket.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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2020 DNC Day One: Michelle Obama, Bernie Sanders kick off fully distributed convention

Excerpt: "We the People" was the theme for the opening night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention, which was originally supposed to take place in Milwaukee.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Netroots Nation brings back Elizabeth Warren and Pramila Jayapal for 2020 Friday keynote

Excerpt: Joining Warren and Jayapal were Representatives Deb Haaland, Katie Porter, and Barbara Lee, who are all deeply committed to progressive change in America.
Written by:David A Johnson
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Netroots Nation 2020 opens with “biggest, baddest, blackest panel of the summer”

Excerpt: Speakers included Representative Joe Neguse of Colorado, Maurice Mitchell of the Working Families Party, likely future U.S. Representative Jamaal Bowman, and Stacey Abrams.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Democratic Secretaries of State discuss protecting the vote at Netroots Nation 2020

Excerpt: Denise Merrill of Connecticut, Jena Griswold of Colorado, and Jocelyn Benson of Michigan teamed up for a panel that previewed the 2020 presidential election.
Written by:Rich Erwin
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Democratic AGs discuss taking on Trump and building equity at Netroots Nation 2020

Excerpt: Attorneys general Phil Weiser, Xavier Becerra, Keith Ellison, and Maura Healey helped kickstart the conference with a substantive panel discussion.
Written by:Tammi Laster
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