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Democrat Unity News

We aggregate the best Democrat news for your reading enjoyment.  Stay sharp on political happenings that are important to Democrats.

An interview with Venice Gamble who is running for Congress in the 29th District of California

 

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cynthia-pooler/2013/12/03/an-interview-with-congressional-candidate-venice-gamble

Tar sands activists vow to keep fighting despite repressive tactics

Monday, 28 January 2013 15:42

FDR's Four Freedoms: Diminished and Defiled

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If asked why we live in a great country, an American is likely to respond: "Because we are free." Fortunately for the respondent, explanation is rarely required. Freedom is difficult to define, and today it seems to exist more in our minds than in reality

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has actively lobbied against state plans to implement a national popular vote for president, urging state legislators to preserve the Electoral College -- which GOP legislators are now trying to rig to ensure the the next president is a Republican. In late 2011, ALEC officially changed its policy on the Electoral College to implicitly support allocating electoral votes by congressional district.

Want to stop small-minded states from undemocratic election-rigging? Here's how (a national popular vote may help)

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