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Sep 15, 2018 11 tweets 4 min read
Jill Biden stepping out a bit more, speaking before her husband at HRC Dinner. Opens by telling story of punching a neighbor who was bullying her sister. "I hate bullies," she says . @DrBiden talks about incorporation of LGBT "As You Are initiative to work of the Biden Foundation. "When the history books are written we want to be on the side of equality."
Sep 5, 2018 9 tweets 2 min read
. @JoeBiden in North Jersey for @MikieSherrill, one of his 4-dozen endorses candidates for House, Senate and gov. More such events to come nbcnews.com/politics/elect… BIDEN, starting his midterm stump: "I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired of what’s going on in this country. I’ve had it up to here! This is not who we are. This is not the America I know."
Sep 4, 2018 4 tweets 1 min read
Q poll of FL Likely Voters:

Gillum 50
DeSantis 47 And talk about a base election:
Republicans: 92-6 DeSantis
Democrats: 93-3 Gillum
Indies: 55-42 Gillum
Aug 11, 2018 8 tweets 3 min read
.@MichaelAvenatti: "What I fear for this Democratic party that I love so much is that we have a tendency to bring nail clippers to gunfights." @MichaelAvenatti Avenatti: "I believe that our party, the Democratic Party, must be a party that fights fire with fire."

"When they go low, I say We. Hit. Harder."

cc: @MichelleObama
Aug 4, 2018 17 tweets 7 min read
As @realDonaldTrump arrives in Ohio things are starting at the final keynote session at #NetrootsNation. Lineup:

- @HelenGymAtLarge
- @WoodfinForBham
- @BilldeBlasio
- @TimRyan
- @dg4az
- @kdeleon
- @Ocasio2018
- @JulianCastro Gym started with announcement that Netroots Nation 2019 will be in Philadelphia.

By then, we’ll have multiple announced presidential candidates testing grassroots support
Aug 3, 2018 6 tweets 2 min read
Away from #NetrootsNation @elizabethforma sits for a conversation with Congressional Black Caucus Chair @RepRichmond Averse to the minute-by-minute returns watching, Warren said she and her husband were watching “Ballers” on election night ‘16 until later when most numbers in
Aug 3, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
. @KamalaHarris at #NetrootsNation: "Obstruction of justice it is a crime. And anyone involved needs to be held accountable to the fullest extent of the law." @KamalaHarris Harris also updates her "Let's speak truth" and brings in her service on Senate Intel Cmte.

"The Russians know that racism and issues of hate have always been America’s Achilles’ heel. And we need to deal with that weakness."
Aug 3, 2018 5 tweets 2 min read
.@CynthiaNixon, to an enthusiastic audience at #NN18: "If Democrats are going to win this year it is not enough to just be better than Donald Trump." Among her big applause lines is that she's running for governor to "abolish ICE once and for all."
Aug 3, 2018 7 tweets 3 min read
.@GovInslee, speaking at Netroots, says GOP governor candidates this year have all "shackled themselves to the SS Titanic," being Trump.

"There is no Republican Party – it’s the Trump party." @GovInslee Inslee on 2018: "Whatever energy we have, this is the year to put it all on the line. This the year all the chips are on the table." #NetrootsNation
Aug 2, 2018 4 tweets 1 min read
At an impeachment town hall here in New Orleans, @TomSteyer is asked if he'd run in 2020.

He answers: "I really don’t know if this is going to be a reaffirmation of this administration or a complete rejection. So figuring out what I’m going to do after Nov. 6, I don’t know." Steyer: "We have said we are 100% committed to Nov. 6, 2018, and I am personally 100% committed to election day this year."
Aug 1, 2018 10 tweets 2 min read
NEW: @BarackObama makes first wave of 2018 endorsements. “He expects to campaign in several states this fall and to issue a second round of endorsements in advance of Nov. 6,” his office says It’s a long list:

Gavin Newsom (Gov)
Eleni Kounalakis (Lt. Gov)
Josh Harder (CA-10)
TJ Cox (CA-21)
Katie Hill (CA-25)
Katie Porter (CA-45)
Harley Rouda (CA-48)
Mike Levin (CA-49)
Ammar Campa-Najjar (CA-50)
Buffy Wicks (State Assembly, District 15)
Jul 25, 2018 4 tweets 2 min read
NEW: Rep. Mark Meadows and others introduce articles of impeachment against Rod Rosenstein, after he participated in a meeting with DOJ officials about status of compliance with multiple committee subpoenas This despite DOJ saying they have largely satisfied the formal requests from committees.

@TGowdySC continued to appear lukewarm to the idea. "Impeachment is a punishment, not a remedy. If you’re looking for documents then you want compliance."
Jul 19, 2018 9 tweets 4 min read
“I was just doing my job” -DNI Coats to @mitchellreports on his Russia statement Monday #AspenSecurity “Obviously I had wished he made a different statement,” Coats says. But says it has been “clarified.”
Jul 16, 2018 7 tweets 1 min read
RUBIO just now: “All I can speculate is that there was an effort underway, that by being nice to Vladimir Putin there is a way to establish a better working relationship ... . The flaw is that Vladimir Putin is not interested in a better working relationship with” the U.S. Rubio: election interference in 2016 won’t be the last time we face Russian interference. “They’re going to get better at it.”
Dec 12, 2017 11 tweets 4 min read
So election days are all about making the most of what data we have until polls close. Some notes ahead from @VaughnHillyard and me pointing to potentially higher turnout @VaughnHillyard We called around to the state's biggest county election officials, who gave stats on absentee ballots sent/received, comparing to past elections.