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Fireside spin doctor

In an attempt to step into FDR’s shoes, Governor Walker of Wisconsin will hold a "Fireside chat" to address his union-busting "budget repair bill."

For those in the Badger State, turn the TV on at 6:00 pm CT.

In the meantime, what do you think he’ll say?

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Protests continue in Wisconsin

Teachers calling in sick en masse, thousands outside Gov. Scott Walker's door. When Wisconites get mad, they get organized.

Protestors in Wisconsin

This is why you elect Progressive Champions

Progressive Majority is in the business of electing what we call "progressive champions." We don't want to help elect someone that's going to flake out when it comes to crunch time. We want leaders that will fight across the board helping move our country forward. 

Let me tell you about Joe. 

Coming to a legislature near you: 7 anti-choice bills

If you thought the anti-choice drum beat would stop and end in Congress, you were wrong.

In seven of our 10 target state legislatures, anti-choice bills are popping up, left and right. It has groups like Planned Parenthood and NARAL playing whack-a-mole with these bills to stop them from ever becoming law.

Progressive Majority's Gloria Totten mentioned in Elect Women Magazine

Photo from Elect Women Magazine. 

Progressive Majority's president, Gloria Totten, was one of five top women in political organizations featured on a panel at the Emerge America conference to discuss the effort to elect more women to office. 

Andrei Cherny elected Chairman of the Arizona Democratic Party

We'd like to congratulate Andrei Cherny on his election as Chairman of the Arizona Democratic Party.
Andrei was a Progressive Majority candidate for Arizona State Treasurer in 2010.

What do the voters care about? Jobs

Our friends at Democracy Corps and the Campaign for America's Future are out today with some new research into the American electorate following the 2010 election, and their findings are quite intriguing. 

What's on the mind of the average voter? Health Care repeal? Former Governors of Alaska? 

Not exactly. 

As Democracy Corps puts it, "It's jobs, stupid."

From their poll:

Imagine remake dedicated to victims in Tucson, AZ

Please watch this beautiful version of John Lennon's "Imagine" by Sam Tsui and AHMIR. Share far and wide.

HuffPo: Preexisting Conditions Afflict Up To Half Of Americans Under 65

That's right, half of us have a pre-existing condition that keeps many of us from getting health care coverage. This is according to a government study released today. 

I would attribute this to the very broad definition of "pre-existing condition" by insurance companies which can range from cancer and pregnancy to asthma and high blood pressure. 

Washington Candidates Sworn In!

While most newly elected leaders will have to wait until the start of the 2011 Legislative Session next month to be sworn in, three of our victorious candidates in Washington have already been sworn in and are serving the people of their communities. All three of these fantastic new legislators served in the first lame-duck special session of Washington's legislature on December 11 and addressed the gaping budget shortfall.

State Senator Sharon Nelson

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