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More endorsements! Read more about our great candidates.

Progressive Majority is working to elect progressive champions to state-level offices around the country. So today we're excited to announce another great group of future leaders -- our June and July batches of candidate endorsements for 2012. Here's more about three of them:

State Politics Cheat Sheet - 8/5/11

It may be August recess, but politics never rest! Here's what's happening in Progressive Majority's 9 target states this week:

State level is where it's at! State legislation round-up 7/28/11

It seems that everywhere you turn this week, all you hear about is the federal debt ceiling debate. If I hear "Gang of 6", "default", or "Boehner" one more time, I might explode. Take a break from the looming national crisis and brush up on the legislation that's being talked about in the states!

Minnesota Conservatives: When you can't solve problems, create imaginary emergencies

As you know, Minnesota narrowly escaped the list of states that went "all red" in 2010. Even though both the state House and Senate flipped to Republican control, Democrat Mark Dayton won a close election for Governor. Through threat of his veto pen, he's been able to prevent the kind of attacks on the middle class that we've seen in states like Wisconsin, Ohio, and Michigan -- until now.

Bachmann needs a history lesson

Here's the thing - my mom's side of the family are all immigrants from the Philippines. They studied American hstory when they were growing up and know that the "shot heard 'round the world" rang out during the revolutionary war in the great state of Massachusetts and that the Found Fathers had less to do with ending slavery than Kunta Kinte.

What in the world is Michele Bachmann's excuse?

Balance your state budget - 11 games that put you in the governor's seat

I know Progressive Majority supporters can balance a budget better than any conservative like Governor Walker. Try your hand at balancing a state's budget or tackle the national deficit.

State Budgets

Ohio's Budget Deficit - Can you balance the state budget? via the Columbus Dispatch

Erase California's Deficit via the Sacremento Bee

Weekend Rally Recap

We were moved this weekend when thousands poured in to state capitals across the country to fight back for union rights. Our team went out to join everyone in solidarity. We have to show a united front!

Here are some highlights from our team:

 

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.

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