Let’s Talk About Governors

by Barbara Head Democratic governors are our heroes and need our support! As the battle for federal legislation rages, Republicans have been steadily taking over the states, which control elections and many laws concerning environment, voting, abortion, LGBTQ, and other civil rights. The most important state seats belong to the governors. As of 2020, DemocratsContinue reading “Let’s Talk About Governors”

Let’s Talk About the Senate

Updated 9/4/22 to include Ohio. In general, the media narrative has changed to reflect Democratic momentum.  Biden’s approval rate has increased to 44% after passing the Inflation Reduction Act and Student Loan Forgiveness Plan.  The stripping of women’s bodily autonomy by a rogue SCOTUS has galvanized women to register and get ready to vote inContinue reading “Let’s Talk About the Senate”

Let’s Talk About the House

Democrats are defending a slim majority of five seats.  The House is a different animal than the Senate, where the fight is concentrated mostly in the battleground states.  It’s a difficult win because of redistricting, and a tendency for the opposition party to win back seats in the midterms.  Read 538’s “2022 election forecast”   TheContinue reading “Let’s Talk About the House”

Georgia – The fight for Fair Elections and Voting Rights

Georgia’s story is one of a deep-red Southern state that has recently turned purple, transforming it into a fierce battleground. Before 2020, Georgia was staunchly Republican. Georgia had elected only one Democrat, Bill Clinton, in the past 30 years, and he won by only 0.6% of the vote. But things began to turn around inContinue reading “Georgia – The fight for Fair Elections and Voting Rights”

It’s a BFD: The Inflation Reduction Act

August 18, 2022 by Christine Brown The anger resulting from SCOTUS’s destruction of women’s rights has woken the electorate and the tide is turning in our favor.  But it sure is nice to have something positive to run on as well!  Although it’s not everything in Build Back Better, it is crucial legislation that showsContinue reading “It’s a BFD: The Inflation Reduction Act”

Massachusetts Primary

8/8/2022 by Christine Brown It’s time to learn about Massachusetts Candidates!  Our primary is September 6, and here in the Bay State, most elected offices are decided IN THE PRIMARY.  Statewide offices are crucial this year as we hold the line against a radical supreme court who, after declaring that women are second class citizens and should notContinue reading “Massachusetts Primary”

Wisconsin: Defend Federal Elections and Abortion Rights!

by Barbara Head, August 12, 2022. Wisconsin, traditionally one of the three Democratic-leaning Blue Wall states, is now a fierce battleground for the control of our rights and federal elections. Wisconsin is arguably the most heavily gerrymandered state and as a result, it has one of the most radical Republican legislatures. The state also hasContinue reading “Wisconsin: Defend Federal Elections and Abortion Rights!”

Anti-Democratic Forces in Michigan

By Christine Brown, July 31, 2022 Update: 8/24/22: Good news that that the ringleaders of Governor Whitmer’s kidnapping attempt were convicted in Federal Court today. Update: 8/3/22 Rep. Peter Meijer, one of 10 Republicans that voted to impeach Trump, lost his primary to Trump endorsed challenger John Gibbs. Democrat Hillary Scholten will pursue this HouseContinue reading “Anti-Democratic Forces in Michigan”

Yes, NYT, Postcards Do Work

August 3, 2022 by Christine Brown Yesterday, the New York Times published an op-ed about Democrat’s failures. I agree that, yes, those fundraising emails are awful (that’s one reason we started TP2B). I also agree that door knocking is an important tool, however, they left out that the reason we didn’t door knock for 2020Continue reading “Yes, NYT, Postcards Do Work”

Pennsylvania Danger and Opportunity

Pennsylvania, with its 20 electoral votes, is once again in the crosshairs – an absolutely essential state to win! Two midterm races are shaping up to be cliffhangers, and we MUST win both. The PA legislature is radical Republican and intends to take over control of elections in this critically important state. We must stopContinue reading “Pennsylvania Danger and Opportunity”