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Category Archives: Live Coverage

Super Tuesday 2020: Joe Biden prevails in North Carolina with over 40% of vote

Excerpt: Joe Biden has won North Carolina’s Democratic presidential primary. The former Vice President leads with nearly 45% of the vote, while Senator Bernie Sanders has around 25%.
Written by:Caitlin Harrington
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Super Tuesday 2020: Joe Biden wins a convincing victory in Virginia

Excerpt: Former Vice President Joe Biden has won the 2020 Virginia Democratic presidential primary, beating out the three other viable contenders (Bloomberg, Warren, and Sanders).
Written by:Caitlin Harrington
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LIVE from Tacoma: Bernie Sanders supporters stream into the Tacoma Dome for rally

Excerpt: The NPI team is in place at the Tacoma Dome to bring you live coverage of Bernie 2020's first major Washington State event featuring Senator Senators.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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We’re watching the seventh 2020 Democratic presidential debate. Join us!

Excerpt: NPI staff are watching and sharing impressions of the final debate before the Iowa Democratic caucuses on February 3rd as it progresses.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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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
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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
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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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