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The Endorsement Of Andy Kim

If you, like most Americans, think that we need a youth movement among our federal office holders then you will be pleased with today’s endorsement. If you look at who the Democrats are running for the Senate in 2024 – and our endorsements this far – this candidate is not unique in that respect. Are the Democrats offering a youth movement in 2024 if only the voters will enable them to make it a reality?

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P, P & E

I often have unusual (if you weren’t being polite, you might say weird) thoughts. The other day I recalled a conversation I had subsequent to the 2012 Obama campaign with a young volunteer who I had tremendous respect for. That was the catalyst that got me thinking. If, as I hope, you’ll suffer through my thoughts for a bit  you will read on.

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Convergence

Convergence. The coming together of things. “Things”, much like “stuff”; what convenient words. Over the past fortnight (including publishing day for this piece) I experienced a convergence of things and events through fortune not prowess and they all had an impact that I would like to share with you today.

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2020 Democrats – The Senators

All of my regular readers know my unexplainable passion for the Senate so it will come to you as no surprise that I think today’s pool is the most likely in this series to contain the next Democratic nominee and the next president of the United States. Let’s take a look at Cory Booker, Sherrod Brown, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, Tim Kaine, Amy Klobuchar, Jeff Merkley, Chris Murphy and Mark Warner. Continue reading 2020 Democrats – The Senators

The Endorsement Of Russ Feingold

This is probably the easiest article I will write in 2015. Thursday my wife and I were driving along when my BlackBerry buzzed with an e-mail from Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren announcing that Russ Feingold was running for the Senate in Wisconsin and that she was supporting him. As the biggest smile of the day had yet to fade from my face my only decision was what day to publish my endorsement. Continue reading The Endorsement Of Russ Feingold