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Marie Gluesenkamp Perez in Washington flips red House seat, keeping Democrats’ House hope alive

The district, which has been Republican-held for 12 years, was on nobody’s radar last week as the promised red wave loomed. Now, five days after Republicans’ campaign of ending democracy and ignoring Americans’ struggles backfired, Democrats remain in striking distance of maintaining majorities in both chambers of Congress.

Take Action: Demand the Justice Department harshly prosecute voter intimidation!

VIDEO OF THE DAY: Lindsey Graham breaks down on air, cries during icky live interview

The Republican lap dog of the south tearfully warned that a Herschel Walker loss in next month’s Senate runoff race in Georgia would “deter people of color” from becoming conservative. Uh, right. Definitely not the egregious racism, sexism, homophobia, xenophobia, or intellectual rot poisoning the GOP from the inside out.

Take Action: Demand Congress put an end to private prisons!

Don’t let them erase our history!

NWHM: It’s no secret that some politicians are actively trying to erase women’s rights and the battles that won them. National Women’s History Museum is fighting back to ensure that the vital lessons of the past are preserved and our equal rights restored for future generations. Please chip in today to support their vital work!

Trump rape accuser files new defamation suit using his latest attacks on Truth Social
The disgraced misogynist and serial predator blew up his own legal team’s “special privilege” defense that somehow worked during his presidency, repeating defamatory claims about his accuser — only this time, as a private citizen, without any bullshit imperial legal protections supposedly granted to a sitting president.

Take Action: Tell Congress to add new tax brackets for the megawealthy!

Democrats sweep GOP election deniers In battleground races for secretary of state
Republican election deniers used the 2022 midterms to target battleground positions for secretary of state that would have allowed far-right radicals to take over key electoral systems and turn Trump’s preposterous “big lie” into official election protocols. They completely failed.

Texas sends busload of migrants to Philadelphia without warning

Stooges doing Gov. Greg Abbott’s inhumane bidding sent another bus full of migrants north — this time to the City of Brotherly Love — without warning. The Philadelphia mayor’s office called the decision not to alert them ahead of time “disappointing and irresponsible.” Still, officials said they welcome the migrants to the city, adding, “our diversity is our strength.”

Take Action: Tell Congress to protect immigrant youths from deportation!

Democrat Katie Hobbs maintains lead over Trump-backed opponent in race for Arizona governor
The release of ballots on Saturday from Arizona’s largest county helped radical right-wing Republican gubernatorial candidate and Trump acolyte Kari Lake slightly narrow the gap, but the former newsreader and current conspiracy theorist is still trailing Hobbs by tens of thousands of votes with approximately 270,000 statewide ballots yet to be counted.

Unexpected early vote news stuns the US

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: Wow.

Amy Coney Barrett cracks “joke” about abortion rights protesters with Federalist Society
Amy Coney Barrett responded to a room full of screaming Republicans by quipping, “It’s really nice to have a lot of noise made not by protesters outside of my house.” Haha, it’s funny because she wants the people she oppresses to be silent.

Mississippi police chief fantasized about “f*cking up” a racial justice protester in newly leaked audio
Brookhaven Police Chief Kenneth Collins was caught on tape bragging that he crashed a nonviolent protest and thought about assaulting its Black organizer, Marquell Bridges, following accusations by a detective on his own force that Collins — who is also Black — was pushing for false criminal charges to be filed against Bridges.

Illinois poised to pass a huge win for workers
A workers’ rights amendment to the state constitution that — among other things — would ban so-called “right-to-work laws” and make collective bargaining a constitutional right that cannot be legislated or contracted away is poised to pass in Illinois in a huge win for organized labor.

Tortuous ID policies render transgender people sterile
Across the world, scores of countries still require transgender people to submit to inhumane surgeries before their genders are legally recognized, a practice international human rights bodies have condemned as torture. These policies have left untold numbers of transgender people with an agonizing choice between their fertility and their identity.

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