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         Earlier this summer the Democratic Nation Committee launched a "Raise Your Vote," effort. The intention was to be a massive voter registration drive, in hopes to bring back the young voters of the '08 election.

         This is exactly what we, as Democrats, need to push us over in those "51%-49%" or "49%-51%" races. Most polling shows that The 2010 Midterm elections will provide gains for the Republicans, but imagine what the numbers would look like without the 10 million voters that the OFA contacted and the many young voters the "Raise Your Vote" campaign registered.  

         President Obama has accomplished many things that the media and electorate have chosen to ignore. One of these accomplishments is not just running for President and winning....but creating a movement. President Obama and the DNC created the Organizing for American and Raise Your Vote campaigns that will continue to push for a Progressive America.

          Below are just some of the stars that came out in support for President Obama and the Democrats and asking everyone to Raise Your Vote:

         

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President Barack Obama will be speaking at a huge rally in Chicago Tonight.

Here is a Live Link of the show: http://bit.ly/...

The rally has just started....I am not sure what the official count is, but as a Chicagoan...I know my city has come through!

How many people do you think there are? Let's Count! LOL ;)

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Hello Kossacks---

   With the 2010 midterm election around the corner (Vote People, Vote!). For many of us political junkies---That inner excitement/jumpiness that we haven't felt in a couple of years is back. Most of us are phone-banking, knocking on doors and donating (AND ALL OF US WILL VOTE).

   As a 17 y/o Politco, this election cycle has been...well...interesting. If you turn on the Meet The Press for longer than five minuts, you will be informed by the over-zealous David Gregory that Republicans will pickup every single seat up for contention. Maybe I'm still new and ignorant to this----but I don't think so. We might not like election night results, but I really don't see how Americans can vote for people like Ken Buck, Sharon Angle and Christine O'Donnell.

Anyways, lemmme get to the point....

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Jake Tapper just tweeted that:
BREAKING -- Rahm Emanuel Likely to Leave White House This Week

Although no final decision has been made because of family considerations, ABC News has learned that White House officials are preparing for Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel to announce on Friday -- as Congress adjourns for recess -- that he is leaving his post to explore a run for mayor of Chicago.

White House officials expect that President Obama will also name an interim chief of staff, perhaps senior adviser Pete Rouse, at the announcement.

Sources close to Emanuel cautioned that he has yet to pull that last trigger on the decision.

Emanuel's likely departure is not a surprise; his mayoral aspirations are well known.

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This will become a live-blog of the interview, once it begins.
   Just one day after the nail-biting primaries (most of the "nail-biting" coming from the other side) MSNBC's Rachel Maddow announced a huge "Get"---
an interview with the Vice President of The United States, Joe Biden!
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Like Ipreviously diary-ed Ed Schultz, on his Friday show announced that he would be featured at the 10.2.10 One Nation Working Together March.

Now I understand that Ed is not everyone's cup of tea---and I understand why some of you guys are angry---but I must respectfully disagree. Ed has a daily radio station listened by over 3.5 Million people and a Cable News TV show that is watched by over 750,000 viewers. He has a strong following and will bring some needed attention to the 10.2.10 March.

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I appreciate his efforts and can't wait for the March.
Today, Ed, on his website undated his plans for the March---

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If you haven't heard about the 10.2.10 March yet, than you've either not been paying attention or you've only been watching Fox News.

In short, the "One Nation Working Together" March will be be held on 10.2.10 at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, beginning at 12:00 noon.
ONWT stance: "We all deserve a just and fair chance to achieve the American Dream. Our national identity is rooted in the ideal that all people – regardless of race, class, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, heritage or ability – should have the opportunity to fulfill their potential.

One Nation Working Together will chart a bold, pragmatic path toward a more unified, sustainable, prosperous future by building support for these core principles and policy ideals."
To learn more: http://www.onenationworkingtogether....

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Well...this is pretty "BREAKING" and pretty exciting.

I am watching "The Ed Show" RIGHT NOW...and Ed Schultz is kicking Glenn Beck's ass all over the place---but the best part was hearing him announce that he will be speaking at the October 2nd 2010 March.

This is march is really coming together!

To Learn More: http://www.onenationworkingtogether.org/

   10.2.10 – March on Washington

   One Nation Working Together

   To be held at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC

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This Matters. A LOT.

This is huge. Why? Before now, you would be hard-pressed to find ANY coverage of this March on television.
With Ed joining the board---and quite enthusiastically, I might add, this will be a month of T.V. Promotion!

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Rick Scott, a former health-care industry executive, is a Republican candidate running for Florida's Governorship.

In 1997 he was ousted by his bosses at Columbia Hospital Corporations in the middle of the "nation's biggest health care fraud scandal"---but didn't leave before recieving a hefty severance package.

His campaign has already spent more than 5 million dollars on television and radio ads---basically he is a "man of the people".

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Cenk to guest host The Ed Show on MSNBC
Cenk will be filling for for Ed Schultz on MSNBC from Monday August 16th through Friday August 20th (6-7pm Eastern, 3-4pm Pacific). Set your DVR/TiVo today!

    Most of you guys know who Cenk Uygur is. He is a strong progressive, host of the hugely popular "The Young Turks" show, blogger, and most of all, he is a fellow kossack.

    Cenk has been getting a lot of airtime lately on msnbc and has been bringing the fire & facts. He has been a refreshing solution to the black hole that is known as daytime MSNBC.

One of his best moments:

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  More polling has come out and the news is just getting better and better.

Sharon "Obtuse" Angle seems to be flailing as her campaign-infomercial on

Fox News{sic} is turning out to be an epic fail. As she continues to play

Softball with Sean Hannity trends are showing that Nevadans just aren't

digging the paranoid, rapes are lemons nut-job.

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