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LIVE from Detroit: Making smart investments to build progressive power in 2014 & beyond

Excerpt: Good morning from Detroit! Today marks the first day of Netroots Nation, the ninth annual gathering of progressive activists from across the United States and beyond, which NPI has been sending staff and board members to for its entire history. Three of us are here on NPI’s behalf and committed to bringing you live coverage […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Record number of Democratic women headed to U.S. Senate for 113th Congress

Excerpt: Exactly two decades after the 1992 presidential election, sometimes called the “year of the woman” or “year of the women”, the American people have made history by electing a record number of female candidates to the nation’s upper legislative chamber. Nearly all of them are Democrats. Voters enthusiastically reelected Senators Maria Cantwell of Washington, Kristen […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Democrat Heidi Heitkamp prevails in North Dakota in upset of the night

Excerpt: Who says Democrats can no longer win in the prairies of the Midwest? The Democratic Party’s energetic, personable, and people-focused nominee for U.S. Senate in North Dakota, Heidi Heitkamp, appears to have won a surprising victory in one of the nation’s most conservative states. Republicans had thought the Senate seat currently held by Kent Conrad […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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