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|NY State Senate: Could a poorly-timed press release flip the chamber?
Cross-posted at www.dlcc.org It took former New York Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos an entire week to realize what every other New Yorker must have known the moment he was indicted on corruption ...
|"Welcome to Detroit" - or why #NN14 will be the best EVER
The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee is a proud sponsor of Netroots Nation for the 8th straight year. But this year, we're stepping things up. Just a couple weeks from now, the DLCC is ...
|President Obama’s Agenda Relies on Allies in State Legislatures
In this year’s State of the Union address, President Obama laid out a vision of opportunity, action and optimism for America, seeking to incite congressional action on a number of issues with far-...
|GOP leaders looking to use state legislatures to rig outcome of future presidential election.
Because the GOP cannot win the Presidency honestly, they are turning to state legislatures to change the rules so they can fix the outcome in their favor.
|Finally a male politician talks about rape without being extremist
Leave it to Arkansas of all places where Democratic Representative Charles Edward (D-Little Rock) has figured out a way for men to talk about rape without being misogynistic. As published in The ...
|President Clinton records GOTV call for Arkansas Democrats
Arkansas Democrats are calling in its favorite son to let people know how extreme the Republicans in the state have become.
|Meet Mark Ferrandino, Colorado's House Democratic Leader
Reposted from DLCC.org . Get the latest 411 on state legislatures: Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook .
|Mitt Romney puts women in binders; Democrats help elect women to state legislatures
At last night’s Presidential debate, Governor Mitt Romney continued to refuse to answer the question about whether or not he supports legislation guaranteeing that women receive equal pay as men ...
|New Ad Holds Nevada State Senator Accountable for His "Nutty" Positions
The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC) Nevada PAC, DLCC Nevada, along with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal ...
|The election is four weeks from today. Help Democrats get out the vote.
Get the latest 411 on state legislatures: Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook .
|Call for Nominations: DLCC Essential Races
Every cycle, the DLCC publishes a list of Essential Races around the country: these are competitive races for state legislature, chosen out of the thousands of races up for grabs every two years, ...
|Common Sense and Scientific Research about Contraception vs. The GOP
Among Missouri Republicans, ideology has long trumped fact-based research, and this time women and girls are the collateral damage. Last month, Missouri’s Republican led legislature passed ...
|A Tale of Two Voters
Today is National Voter Registration Day. As the name implies, this holiday is all about encouraging voter registration - a process where it pays to live in a state with a Democratic legislature or, ...
|North Carolina Tea Party-Monty Python Mashup
With some Rachel Maddow Goodness Your Friday afternoon treat.
|Iowa Democrats Speaking Out Against Using HAVA Funds to Keep People From Voting
Coming from the “No We Did Not Make This Up” file, Iowa’s Secretary of State Matt Schultz is seeking emergency rules that would allow him to purge thousands of voters from Iowa’s voter ...
|The Road to Charlotte
Yesterday, I made the trip to the Democratic National Convention. At 8 o'clock my co-workers Valerie, Marissa and I set off driving from Washington DC to Charlotte, North Carolina. Even though the ...
|Time to Get Honest About Voter Suppression Laws
It is time to get the facts straight about voter suppression laws; they have nothing to do with protecting elections and everything to do with making it more difficult for Democratic leaning voters ...
|Political Synchronicity: Republican Legislative Campaign Committee And ALEC
ALEC and the Republican Legislative Campaign Committee find themselves having their annual conference in the same city on the same date. A perfect 10 in synchronized politicking. Reposted from ...
|Karen Handel, of Susan G. Komen Fallout, Tapped to Lead Effort to Elect Republican Women
You have to hand it to Republicans—when they go in they go in all the way. This time, Republicans have decided that Karen Handel will head up an effort “to identify, recruit and support” ...
|Of Roads, Bridges and Republican Majorities
Leslie Wagner, Director of Project Management and Development for Ginovus—a privately owned firm that works with businesses including Fortune 500 companies on investment decisions—summed up a ...
|Corporate Tax Cuts and the Spread of Tuberculosis in Florida
When they weren't making it more difficult to register voters and requiring women to have unnecessary ultrasounds before deciding to have an abortion, Florida’s Republican legislature handed out ...
|Louisiana using tax-payer funds to teach Loch Ness Monster is real
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|In Wisconsin Recalled State Senator Wanggaard Demands Recount: Democracy Delayed
In order to prevent Senate Democrats from taking back the majority in the Wisconsin State Senate, recalled Senator Van Wanggaard has requested a recount of the official results of this month's ...
|For Michigan GOP "vagina" and "vasectomy" now four letter words
From the great state of Michigan, where the GOP controlled legislature made it a priority to regulate women's health care, legislators are being punished for using medically correct terms to discuss ...
|Michigan GOP Ignoring The State's Most Pressing Issues to Attack Women
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|Democratic Legislators: Fighting to Keep American Jobs in America
The mail houses are revving up and the political commercials are starting to be produced, and in just a few short months candidates will ask voters to support them promising that their election will ...
|Wisconsin State Senate Recall Over. Time for Senator Wanggaard to Concede
With official results from last Tuesday's recall election now in, former Wisconsin state Senator John Lehman has won his job back--clearly defeating Senator Van Wanggaard by 834 votes--a 55 vote ...
|Vote In Our Profiles in Crazy
Just when you thought it was safe to be away at Netroots for a few days, the Michigan Republicans told doctors that they knew how to practice medicine better than they did, and passed some of the ...
|Pennsylvania GOP: Literally Taking Food From Their Most Vulnerable Citizens to Pay for Corporate Tax
Pennsylvania House Republicans are poised to harm Pennsylvania 's disabled citizens and domestic violence survivors all while ignoring pleas from faith leaders who are begging Republican leaders to ...
|Republicans Are Hoping You Never See This
Pat McDonough has been a Republican member of the Maryland General Assembly since 2003, and his core campaign message is clear: immigrants are not welcome. Republicans are now desperately trying ...
|Meet Representative Tina Kotek, Oregon's House Democratic Leader
Her personal heroes include Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man elected to public office in the United States, and Eleanor Roosevelt, who spent her life fighting poverty and made history as the ...
|Sign Our Petition: Don't Make Taxpayers Pay $1,100 to Protect a Bust of Rush Limbaugh!
Missouri House Republicans have voted to attack public education and cut off medical care for blind residents – but they somehow found $1,100 in taxpayer money to pay for special security for the ...
|DLCC Letting Wisconsin Senator Moulton's Words Speak For Themselves
The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee announced today that they are running an ad in Wisconsin informing people there what Senator Terry Moulton has done to help the Wisconsin economy: ...
|Democrats surge in swing-state generic ballots
Polling released last week shows Democrats taking clear leads in generic legislative ballot polling in Iowa, New Hampshire, and North Carolina - three key swing states which have all voted ...
|What’s the Matter with the Kansas (and Maine) Legislatures?
In his 2004 book What’s the Matter with Kansas?, Kansas native and one-time Republican Thomas Frank seeks to explain why so many voters actively vote for Republican candidates for office, who in ...
|Special Elections foreshadow change in Democratic fortunes
[cross-posted at DLCC.org ] Special elections are on everyone’s mind this week as voters go to ...
|This Month in Crazy: GOP Misdeeds Flying Under the Radar
[cross-posted at DLCC.org ] The GOP’s war on workers has dominated recent national media coverage, ...
|Winning in Indiana: What the Compromise Means for Working Families
[cross-posted at DLCC.org ] As ...
|I'll See your Petty Maneuver, and Raise You This Devastating TV Ad [VIDEO]
Last week, Indiana Republicans upped the ante by raising their fines against the Hoosier 39 – from $250/day to $350/day. The ...
|Upping the Ante in Indiana
[cross-posted at DLCC.org ] The situation in Indiana continues to ferment. Yesterday evening Republican House Speaker Brian ...
|Meanwhile, Back in Indiana...
[cross-posted at DLCC.org ] The Indiana House Democrats remain firm in their resolve to halt the advance of Republican Governor Mitch ...
|See the New Ad that's Catching Fire in Wisconsin
UPDATE: Please help us keep ads like this one on the air! Not long ago, the DLCC released our first television ad in ...
|The Tough Get Going: Devastating New Ad Highlights State Senator’s Attack on Working Families
We're all angry about the Wisconsin GOP's perversion of the democratic process to ram through their assault on working families. And we should be. But the absolute worst thing any of us can do ...
|GA State Rep.: There’s No Such Thing as a Rape Victim
[cross-posted at DLCC.org ] U.S. House Republicans have received a great deal ...
|Action Alert: Lawmaker threatened AGAIN
This community has been ...
|Strengthening the Progressive Voice
[cross-posted at DLCC.org ] Do you want a stronger progressive voice in Congress? Then the most important vote you cast this November might be ...
|Last Chance to Support Crucial Civil Unions Bill
[cross-posted at DLCC.org ] Ten days – that’s how long we have to make our voices heard on a crucial piece of equal rights legislation. ...
[cross-posted at DLCC.org ] Late Friday afternoon, Politico ’s Ken Vogel published an interesting assessment of the upcoming fight over ...
|Outrage: Republican Senator blames 16-year-old rape victim!
[cross-posted at DLCC.org ] You might remember Republican State Sen. Dennis Nolan of Nevada from last week, when he was caught on tape allegedly offering ...
[cross-posted at DLCC.org ] The debate still rages in America over when life begins. But what is beyond debate is that an infant born into this world is ...
|Republican St. Rep. picks fight on House Floor
[cross-posted at DLCC.org ] Republican State Rep. Denny Hoskins of Missouri has had a bad few months. He ran for office touting his experience as a ...
|NV-St.Sen: Explosive audio of possible bribe!
[cross-posted at DLCC.org ] Something in the water must be affecting Republican primaries in Nevada. Hot on the heels of the “chickens for checkups&...
|Colo.'s First African-American Speaker Retires
[cross-posed at DLCC.org ] The end of the Colorado legislative session also marked the end of another Democrat’s historic reign as Speaker. Terrance ...
|Primary results improve Democratic chances in Pa. House
[cross-posted at DLCC.org ] With everything else on the ballot this past Tuesday (several high-profile congressional and gubernatorial primaries, as well ...
|Michigan Republican in trouble after allegedly threatening legislative aide
First-term Republican State Senator Roger Kahn is proving to be particularly wrathful in his dealings with other legislators and staffers. In the latest incident, when a legislative aide realized he&
|VIDEO: Tenn. Democratic Leader Rescues Flood Victims
This is definitely a must-see video. But first, here’s ...
|More Details on Hawaii Civil Unions Vote
The Democratic sponsor of Hawaii’s civil unions may face a tougher than normal re-election fight in the wake of the April 29th vote to grant gays and lesbians the right to join civil unions. ...
|Hawaii Civil Unions Bill Hangs in the Balance
On April 29th, the Hawaii Legislature overwhelmingly passed House Bill 444, which grants same-sex couples in civil unions "the same rights, benefits, protections, and responsibilities" as those ...
|Allow Us to Reintroduce Ourselves
I'm blowing the dust off of this user diary because I want to start a conversation. There are 7,382 legislators across the country, and they represent every conceivable kind of district. Most have ...
|It's not rocket science...
Republican Tom Dempster is the Assistant Majority Leader seeking his fourth term in the South Dakota state Senate. Obviously Dempster has some cursory knowledge of the filing process in the state, ...
|April Fools’ Day: Republican Hoax of Nonpartisan Redistricting Reform
The “bipartisan” California Voters First is trying to gin up signatures to get on the ballot in November. A lot of folks—Democrats and Republicans—support nonpartisan ...
|The Republicans get it...
The Republicans highlight why they’re scared of Democrats winning at the local level .
|Democrats win first round of Redistricting
Democrats won the first round of redistricting yesterday, with victories in Mississippi and Virginia. Democrats flipped the Virginia Senate and the Mississippi Senate and expanded our majority ...
|Another Republican jumps ship
Tennessee state Senator Mike Williams of Maynardville announced today that he will leave the Senate ...
|Statement by DLCC Chair and Colorado Senate President Joan Fitz-Gerald on the Selection of Denver
(Cross-posted at MyDD ) WASHINGTON, DC—I’d like to congratulate the DNC on choosing Denver as the site of the 2008 ...
|Dems Get MT House, Senate||DLCC||11/14/2006||80||46||2||72|
|Dems sweep state legislatures--again!||DLCC||11/08/2006||15||18||-||18|
|Looking for state legislative results?||DLCC||11/07/2006||5||24||-||23|
|Chambers in Play tomorrow||DLCC||11/06/2006||1||11||-||16|
|NYT: Democrats Are Seen to Gain in Statehouse Races||DLCC||10/31/2006||6||2||-||3|
|Ohio turning blue||DLCC||10/27/2006||2||6||1||3|
|Oregonian endorses Rob Brading||DLCC||10/24/2006||2||8||1||7|
|a key to long-term Democratic success||DLCC||10/23/2006||5||8||1||-|
|How we win||DLCC||10/12/2006||7||5||-||-|
|4x4: Four weeks, four reasons state legislatures matter||DLCC||10/11/2006||3||5||-||32|
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