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  •  And a Progressive Congress (3+ / 0-)
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    kevin k, greenbell, whenwego

    to enact legislation that will actually HELP the American people...rather than feed the military-industrial-spy complex and the wars they generate for their own profit.

    Skepticism of all the elite institutions, not trust, is what required for successful leadership in this era. Digby

    by coral on Thu Sep 12, 2013 at 08:11:45 PM PDT

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    •  The Daily Kos management made a valiant effort to (1+ / 0-)
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      … focus more attention and effort on winning House districts and Senate seats — by trying to start a related website called "Congress Matters" a few years ago.

      Unfortunately, somehow it never caught on and caught fire the way Daily Kos itself did.

      The Dutch kids' chorus Kinderen voor Kinderen wishes all the world's children freedom from hunger, ignorance, and war. ☮ ♥ ☺

      by lotlizard on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 05:14:10 AM PDT

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      •  I liked Congress Matters (1+ / 0-)
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        but DK was hardly doing a full-court press for a progressive Congress. We were doing a full-court press (arguably) for a Democratic Congress. And we got what we were pushing for.

        The party of Kennedy is also the party of Eastland. The party of Javits is also the party of Goldwater. Where is our party? Where is the political party that will make it unnecessary to march on Washington?

        by SouthernLiberalinMD on Fri Sep 13, 2013 at 09:18:35 AM PDT

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