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  •  that's a good idea (2+ / 0-)
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    Laurence Lewis, RLMiller

    support climate conscious Dems in close races.

    Do we know of any? My Rep says the right things, but his races are not seriously contested.

    As the world warms, the reigning ideology that tells us it’s everyone for themselves, that victims deserve their fate, that we can master nature, will take us to a very cold place indeed - Naomi Klein

    by mightymouse on Fri Dec 30, 2011 at 07:56:09 AM PST

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    •  There are quite a few (2+ / 0-)
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      "Climate Heros" in fact. (note that page needs updating ... Energy Smart is more up to date but only has a few of the good candidates on it, also requires updating / expanding)

      Jeff Merkley, for example, refused to follow campaign advisers advice and talked climate every single day of his election campaign. Senator Whitehouse is also quite good.  And ...

      Blogging regularly at Get Energy Smart NOW! for a sustainable energy future.

      by A Siegel on Fri Dec 30, 2011 at 10:15:56 AM PST

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      •  we need to get that page updated for 2012 (1+ / 0-)
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        this is a very useful project!!

        thanks

        As the world warms, the reigning ideology that tells us it’s everyone for themselves, that victims deserve their fate, that we can master nature, will take us to a very cold place indeed - Naomi Klein

        by mightymouse on Fri Dec 30, 2011 at 10:45:57 AM PST

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        •  Recommendations (1+ / 0-)
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          mightymouse

          welcome for both ...

          A January 2012 project?  A New Year's Resolution?

          Blogging regularly at Get Energy Smart NOW! for a sustainable energy future.

          by A Siegel on Fri Dec 30, 2011 at 10:53:52 AM PST

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          •  jan 2012 project (1+ / 0-)
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            not sure how to do it, exactly ... there are so many house races ...

            senate is easier to get a grip on.

            is there a dkos or other progressive resource that sums up all the house races - whether they are "in play" or not? that would be helpful.

            thanks.

            As the world warms, the reigning ideology that tells us it’s everyone for themselves, that victims deserve their fate, that we can master nature, will take us to a very cold place indeed - Naomi Klein

            by mightymouse on Fri Dec 30, 2011 at 12:11:50 PM PST

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