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Received this e-mail from Senator Jon Tester (D. MT) in support of Senator Mary Landrieu's (D. LA) re-election campaign:
Here on Team Tester, we know a thing or two about what it takes to win a close race. And Montanans definitely know a barn burner when we see one.

My friend Mary Landrieu in Louisiana is facing a tough fight and our grassroots network could really help out. There’s also a big December deadline coming up this month.

Her campaign is trying to get more donors before the end of the year — and we only have a few weeks to make it happen. Can you give $5 or more to help them out?

https://secure.actblue.com/...

Like Montana, Louisiana needs a senator who will make the right decision no matter what Washington thinks. And Louisiana needs Mary’s no-nonsense leadership -- especially now.

This is her first campaign since the Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, which will definitely open the floodgates to secret money and out-of-state special interests — and Mary's campaign has to be prepared for opponents that will take full advantage.

We only have this month left to reach Mary’s donor goal. Can you pitch in $5 right now to help her out and pledge your grassroots support?

https://secure.actblue.com/...

She will always have our back on the issues that matter most. Thank you for supporting her.

Jon

You can click here to donate to Landrieu's campaign:
https://secure.actblue.com/...

Originally posted to pdc on Sun Dec 08, 2013 at 10:00 PM PST.

Also republished by Louisiana Kossacks, The Democratic Wing of the Democratic Party, and Montana Kossaks.

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  •  Tip Jar (4+ / 0-)
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    MsGrin, trkingmomoe, Pinto Pony, kurt

    Funny Stuff at http://www.funnyordie.com/oresmas

    by poopdogcomedy on Sun Dec 08, 2013 at 10:00:14 PM PST

  •  She should be grateful for Joe Manchin. (1+ / 0-)
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    kurt

    Otherwise, Worst Democrat in the Senate would be her prize. Tester ran as a progressive and got money here.  He isn't.  They can go get money from oil companies and Big Ag as far as I am concerned.

  •  Sitting senators in competitive seats (1+ / 0-)
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    Pinto Pony

    generally are able to raise hard money from max donors rather easily.  I tend to put my 99percenter money towards campaigns when and where it will make a bigger difference.

    That said, Landrieu IS a MUCH more progressive senator than Susan Collins, and that's a hell of a lot better than you can expect in LA if we let her go down.

    Oh, and FYI, Tester voted to stop the Senate from prohibiting the EPA from regulating GHG, which is what allows the EPA to promulgate the regulations which have effectively stopped new coal plant construction.  He also voted to end oil company tax loopholes, although that bill was blocked by filibuster.

    Iron sharpens Iron. Normal is a dryer setting. STOP illegal immigration NOW! -- Make it LEGAL. If Corporations are People--Let's draft them.

    by benamery21 on Mon Dec 09, 2013 at 12:23:57 AM PST

    •  He also voted for Bankruptcy "Reform". (0+ / 0-)

      Any D in Montana has a narrow line to walk.

      •  Repealing that (0+ / 0-)

        should have been one of the first reforms taken as part of the bailout.  But the Senate voted for it 74-25 (Hillary ducked the vote).  Biden voted for it, Reid voted for it, Inouye voted for it, etc.  Incidentally, every single Republican Senator voted for it, which would have carried it without a single Dem vote.

        Iron sharpens Iron. Normal is a dryer setting. STOP illegal immigration NOW! -- Make it LEGAL. If Corporations are People--Let's draft them.

        by benamery21 on Mon Dec 09, 2013 at 02:22:40 PM PST

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        •  Yeah. Narrow line. Which is why I'd never be a (0+ / 0-)

          good (electable) politician.

          "That's a shitty bill. Why the hell would I vote for that?"

          "To get re-elected."

          "Tough shit. It's still a shitty bill. NO."

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