“The new documentary “Dress Rehearsal” chronicles the Dems’ surprise victory in the swing state of Wisconsin—thanks to an unprecedented get-out-the-vote effort amid the pandemic”

The Daily Beast has this story about a 17-minute documentary which was to have appeared at the Democratic Convention in WI, about the tremendous turnout Democrats had in WI’s April 7th primary. I quoted the subtitle to the story, because … Continue reading

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“Democratic state party groups in traditional and emerging swing states are seeing a huge cash influx from donors looking to beat Trump”

For those of us who believe strong political parties, at both the national and state level, are important for a strong democratic system of politics and governance, this story from Politico identifies a noteworthy development: Once ignored, underfunded and often … Continue reading

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House Democrats grill “Census director on Trump order to exclude undocumented immigrants from apportionment Former Census directors warn the directive could result in flawed count”

From the Washington Post: At an often contentious emergency hearing Wednesday, Democratic lawmakers pressed the director of the Census Bureau on how he will follow last week’s presidential directive to change the way the decennial census is used for congressional … Continue reading

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