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I always had mixed feelings about him but I am glad that former Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D. OH) is taking the time to help fundraise progressive champ Carl Sciortino's (D. MA-05) campaign for the October 15th Special Election to replace now Senator Ed Markey (D. MA):
With Washington shut down, it is urgent to elect public-spirited candidates to Congress. It is a matter of the utmost importance for us to support a very special candidate in the US House special election in Massachusetts taking place in less than two weeks, on Tuesday, October 15, 2013.  

His name is Carl Sciortino. He is a member of the Massachusetts state legislature. He is co-founder of the Progressive Caucus in the state house. When other candidates remained silent or equivocated as the US was at the edge of war against Syria, Carl Sciortino fearlessly declared his opposition to an attack. He has been a strong voice against the encroachments of the NSA on individual liberties and declared his support for the Amash Amendment which would reign in the NSA.

Imagine having someone in Congress who will vote against more war, defend our Constitutional freedoms and stand for equality for all regardless of race, color, creed or gender. Please contribute here:

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His district is in the Boston area, but, with our help the impact of his election will be felt nationally.

As the nation continues the debate over health care, Carl Sciortino is committed to continuing the effort towards a single-payer, not-for-profit health care system which saves the families, businesses and the government money. Carl is committed to protecting full access to reproductive health services for America's women.  

Carl Sciortino will be a breath of fresh air in a Congress which is choking from stalemates, special interest politics and ideological gridlock. Please join me in supporting this outstanding candidate for Congress. The primary election is less than two weeks. The winner of the primary is virtually assured election in the General. Let's give a strong last-minute push to Carl Sciortino so that two weeks from now we can say we helped elect him to Congress!

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Thanks for your continued support.

Best wishes,

Dennis Kucinich for Kucinich Action

You can click here to donate to Carl's campaign:
BOSTON - NOVEMBER 21: Carl Sciortino, a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, is photographed at the State House in Boston, Mass. on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. (Photo by Yoon S. Byun/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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Originally posted to pdc on Tue Oct 01, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT.

Also republished by Massachusetts Kosmopolitans, LGBT Kos Community, Youth Kos 2.0, In Support of Labor and Unions, Milk Men And Women, Social Security Defenders, and The Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party.

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