Click here if you'd like to donate to Udall, Walsh and Tennant's campaigns:Sometimes I want to ask the extremist Republicans in the House: "What planet are you living on?"
While our country still struggles to recover from its worst economic crisis since the Great Depression, why in the world do House Republicans spend so much time on votes to undermine a woman's right to choose?
While our nation's seniors are facing a real and growing retirement crisis and 14 million of them rely on Social Security to stay out of poverty, why in the world are House Republicans so determined to slash our seniors' safety net?
While our kids and grandkids are getting crushed with ever-increasing levels of student loan debt and our commitments to higher education continue to shrink, why in the world are House Republicans prioritizing tax loopholes for our largest corporations?
The mixed-up, backwards, and flat-out offensive priorities of the House Republicans already have too much representation in Washington. But now three House Republicans from Montana, Colorado and West Virginia are running for the Senate this November and working to bring their radical agenda with them.
Our friends Mark Udall, John Walsh, and Natalie Tennant need your help to fight back against their House Republican opponents – and the millions of dollars in attack ads coming their way from shadowy special interests. Make a donation to Mark, John, and Natalie's campaigns right now.
There is a long list of terrifying things that these three House Republicans believe in, but let me just name a few:Colorado Senator Mark Udall's opponent, Rep. Cory Gardner, cosponsored a bill with Todd Akin – yes, that Todd Akin – to redefine rape and make it more difficult for victims to get an abortion. (Yes, I know, it is 2014 and not 1954, but apparently Cory Gardner doesn't.)
Montana Senator John Walsh's opponent, Rep. Steve Daines, made a name for himself even among the Anarchy Gang in the House as one of the first Congressmen to push for the reckless government shutdown. (I would have thought wasting billions of dollars for no reason and to no productive end would be a claim to infamy and not fame, but apparently not in the Republican caucus.)
Natalie Tennant's opponent in the open West Virginia race, Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, has received more than $3 million from the big banks and financial institutions during her time in the House -- and time and again has worked to unravel critical consumer protections. Just last week, Rep. Capito led the charge on a new bill to gut the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. (As you know, this one is particularly close to my heart.)
I know these policies sound crazy to you and me. But Karl Rove, the Koch Brothers, and their powerful allies will spend zillions of dollars in the next eight months to tear down our candidates and bring the House Republicans' agenda to the Senate. Like you, I'm frustrated about the status quo, but I'm deeply concerned it can get even worse.
Mark, John and Natalie need your help. Can I count on you? Make a donation to their campaigns right now and help us protect the Democratic majority in the Senate.
Thank you for being a part of this,
Received this e-mail today from Senator Elizabeth Warren (D. MA) in support of two of her colleagues and one U.S. Senate candidate:
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