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Without a functional democracy in which everyone is included and represented, we can’t achieve any of our other priorities. All the issues we care about deeply: health care, immigration, ending wars, racial justice, climate change—fixing these things requires a democracy that is responsive to the...
President Trump and the Republican party have made immigration a cornerstone of their campaigns: in 2016, in 2018, and again in 2020. Democrats running for president in 2020 shouldn’t let Trump’s fear mongering define the debate. We need candidates who are grounded in Americans’ support for...
We all know that Donald Trump is a foreign policy disaster. He’s put us all at risk by insulting key allies, violating international agreements, racking up the civilian body count across the globe, banning Muslims, escalating current conflicts, and threatening to start new ones. But it’s not enough...
America was founded with racial injustice built into its very framework, and our government has been slow—often outright opposed—to acknowledge or undo that legacy. Democratic candidates need to address the problems faced by Black and brown communities by having a race-forward approach to social...
It’s clear that the Trump administration thinks abortion is a winning issue for them—and that President Trump will be spreading lies and misinformation on the campaign trail. 2020 candidates need to speak fluidly on the topic, without falling into right-wing traps or opening up space for any kind...
We are facing an existential crisis. Global climate change is the biggest threat (in both the short- and long-term) to social justice, economic stability, national security, and public health. 2020 candidates need to be prepared to take action on day one of their new administration to undo the...
The crowded 2020 primary field gives us the opportunity to push the candidates on our values. Health care is a winning issue for progressives, and Democrats should be grounded in the fact that voters want candidates who will fight to protect the ACA and work to make sure all Americans have...
On July 30th and 31st the candidates will take the stage and share with us their vision for the country. This is an excellent opportunity to not just bring in some new faces, but reenergize and re-engage members.
Unless we eliminate the filibuster, we won’t be able to get any of our progressive priorities done in 2021. Here’s what it is and what you can do to make sure we do everything necessary to save our democracy.
Congress has essentially ceded control of our nuclear weapon stockpile to Trump to use whenever he wants. Time for them to take their power back, and take Trump’s finger off the button.
Democrats are working on legislation to raise the minimum wage—but there’s a fight brewing about how to do it. Read on to learn more and take action.
This document describes the power dynamics of money in politics, and how states can fight back against big money with progressive campaign finance laws.

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