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Sen. Hirono torches Amy Coney Barrett for deeply “offensive” anti-gay remarks

The Senator from Hawaii forces an apology from Trump’s controversial Supreme Court nominee over her choice of words.

Take Action: Tell the Senate: No new Supreme Court Justice until AFTER inauguration!


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Amy Coney Barrett asked point blank if she’d vote to overturn Roe v. Wade

Barrett dodged direct questioning on the landmark ruling protecting a woman’s right to choose, but past statements referring to the case and its “barbaric legacy” leave little doubt how she will rule if confirmed to the Supreme Court.

Take Action: Contact your Senators and tell them to VOTE NO on Amy Coney Barrett!



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Trump puts re-election in jeopardy with MASSIVE misstep

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: It’s going to be impossible to recover from this.


Supreme Court allows Trump administration to end census count early
Justice Sonia Sotomayor dissented, writing, “The harms caused by rushing this year’s census count are irreparable.”


Barr’s “unmasking” investigation concludes without charges
Trump and his corrupt AG sent prosecutors on a wild goose chase to dig up dirt on Obama and Biden, but they couldn’t find anything.


Amy Klobuchar scorches Trump nominee Amy Barrett for refusing to answer questions
The president’s nominee tried to weasel her way out of an answer — so the Senator pulled out the receipts.


Trump rebuked for using Top general in ad without his permission and against military rules
The military has strict rules against uniformed service members participating in political campaigns, and the ad is just the latest example of the president pulling the nation’s highest-ranking officer and other Defense Department officials into the political realm without their consent.


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Election year is here!

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Barrett reveals formula for reversing landmark rulings
A daylong hearing revealed how President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee views the susceptibility of abortion and desegregation decisions to being reversed.


Defense Secretary Mark Esper ducks questions on deploying military on Election Day
Esper sidestepped lawmakers’ questions about potential military involvement in the election, infuriating Democrats looking for a straight answer.


Trump’s postmaster general gave $700,000 to GOP convention
Senate Democrats are investigating Louis DeJoy’s conspicuously timed political donations in connection with his wife’s ambassador nomination.

Take Action: Demand the resignation of Louis DeJoy, the stooge Trump appointed to kill the post office!


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Trump’s SCOTUS nominee under fire for defending racial slurs in the workplace

Her appalling ruling on the “n-word” added to the mountain of evidence proving she’s unfit for the Supreme Court.


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Today’s Action: Last chance to send Vote Forward letters to swing states!

Early voting is happening! And we’re seeing record numbers of registrants and turnout in various pockets across the country – Americans are super engaged in this election.

But though Biden is generally ahead in the polls, we can’t risk leaving any stone unturned (reminder that Clinton was also polling well in 2016). Especially with the creative new ways in which Republicans are engaging in wild voter suppression (including fake ballot boxes in California, limiting ballot boxes to one-per-county in Texas, and more) on top of Trump’s war against facts.

We need to reach every Democrat and encourage them to push past suppression, apathy, and/or personal barriers to cast their vote…to oust Trump, flip the Senate, hold the House, and overturn the GOP-majority state legislative houses that create these voter rights barriers.

Help Vote Forward reach 15 million Get Out The Vote hand-written letters to Democratic-leaning voters in swing states by the mail date: THIS SATURDAY, October 17. They are only one million away from their goal – adopt 20 voters today!

Ask yourself: what are you fighting for this November? Fighting white supremacy and xenophobia? Ending voter suppression? Healthcare and protecting pre-existing conditions? Climate change policy? Beating the pandemic? Humane immigration procedures? Women’s rights and abortion access? Ending corporate-centered politics? All of the above?

Vote Forward letters ask you to share why you’re voting this year. Your passion and experiences could be the decisive factor, the personal touch that pushes a non-voter to their polling location or to fill out their absentee ballot…and helps secure a sweeping Blue victory.

Adopt 20 swing state voters to send hand-written Get Out The Vote letters! Vote Forward makes it easy with a template and address list…but act fast, because the mail date is THIS SATURDAY, October 17!

PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition telling Mitt Romney to vote NO on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, and check out the brilliant “Don’t Think of an Elephant” by George Lakoff — a quick read that contains the ultimate keys for Democrats to win elections — and arguments.

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