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Category Archives: Live Coverage

Watch the fourth 2020 Democratic presidential primary debate tonight!

Excerpt: Twelve Democratic candidates will face each other in Ohio tonight, three weeks after Nancy Pelosi announced an impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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We’re watching the second night of the second 2020 Democratic presidential debate. Join us!

Excerpt: NPI staff are watching and sharing impressions of the debate as it progresses, which will take place over the course of two nights in Detroit, Michigan.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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LIVE from Philadelphia: Pressley, Haaland, Omar, Tlaib take the stage at Netroots Nation

Excerpt: Read NPI's recap of the Making HerStory: The women who are shifting the balance of power in D.C. panel discussion at Netroots Nation 2019.
Written by:Caitlin Harrington
Other Categories:Core Encyclopedia Topics, Events, Open Government
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LIVE from Philadelphia: Netroots Nation 2020 to be held in Denver, Colorado in August 2020

Excerpt: Next year, Netroots Nation will be heading to the Mile High City in the Rocky Mountain West. Learn more about plans for next year's convention.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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LIVE from Philadelphia: Netroots Nation 2019 opens with a focus on equity, justice for all

Excerpt: Read NPI's recap of the inaugural plenary session at America's largest annual gathering of progressive activists.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
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Dr. Kim Schrier celebrates a close second place in 8th Congressional District contest

Excerpt: Kim Schrier is the Democratic candidate who is likely to face Dino Rossi in the November 2018 general election.
Written by:Alison Wendler
Other Categories:Breaking News, Elections
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LIVE from New Orleans: Candidates in tough races take center stage at close of NN18

Excerpt: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Bill de Blasio. Randall Woodfin. Paulette Jordan. These and other candidates and elected officials made Netroots Nation 2018's closing keynote a plenary to remember.
Written by:Caitlin Harrington
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LIVE from New Orleans: Netroots Nation 2019 to be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Excerpt: Next year, Netroots Nation will be heading to the City of Brotherly and Sisterly Love. Learn more about plans for next year's convention.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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LIVE from New Orleans: Netroots Nation hears what progressive women of color are doing to lift up communities across America

Excerpt: Netroots Nation 2018's second plenary session featured speeches from Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, but the highlight was a panel discussion featuring women leaders who are working to lift up communities across America through electoral organizing and movement building.
Written by:Alison Wendler
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LIVE from New Orleans: Why avoiding talking about race is inauthentic and ineffective

Excerpt: When we don't directly address race and dog whistle messages, people know that we aren't being honest. But when we call it out and address it, we build trust and authenticity. Invoking cross-racial solidarity helps to get past people's cynicism.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
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LIVE from New Orleans: Thinking and uniting across issues to protect our federal judiciary

Excerpt: Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination can be blocked. At Netroots Nation, a distinguished panel of activists with expertise in opposing extremist right wing judicial nominations discussed what it will take to keep Kavanaugh off the bench and deny Trump and McConnell a victory.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
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LIVE from New Orleans: America’s housing crisis is an issue for everyone, everywhere

Excerpt: The federal government has failed to address this growing crisis in our country, and that really needs to change in order to adequately address the problem. This is an issue where progressives can and should be leading.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
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LIVE from New Orleans: A synopsis of films and filmmakers at Netroots Nation 2018

Excerpt: Learn about documentary films selected by Screening Liberally for viewing at Netroots Nation 2018.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
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LIVE from New Orleans: Activists discuss teaming up to improve voter engagement

Excerpt: Read our recap of The Power Coalition: How Integrated Voter Engagement is Empowering Citizens in Louisiana, a panel discussion at Netroots Nation 2018.
Written by:Theresa Curry Almuti
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