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Will the Legislature make headway on protecting our climate?

By Nick Engelfried of Hillsboro, Oregon. Nick is a grassroots organizer with the Cascade Climate Network, and helped coordinate the Network's February 9th lobby day. From the 2008 elections that put President Obama and Senator Jeff Merkley into office, to last month’s special election on Measures 66 and 67, the youth vote in Oregon has increasingly helped tip close races toward the more progressive outcome.
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Has Obama's Organizing Machine Flopped Already?

US Politics / Liberal : The New Republic - Jonathan Chait (6 years ago)

Barack Obama's organizing machine was supposed to do more than get him elected president. Once in office, it was supposed to help him enact his agenda, by generating the same sort of grassroots pressure it did during the campaign.Bu... Read Post

Let's stop debating whose grassroots is bigger

US Politics / Liberal : (6 years ago)

There's been a lot of talk, some of it private, some public, about the former Obama campaign setting up a new non-profit organization to lobby Congress in support of Obama's agenda. And considering the large grassroots network Obama... Read Post

Senator Merkley's People-Powered Challenge: Ten for the Oregon House & Senate

US Politics / Liberal : BlueOregon (2 years ago)

The Oregon House is tied up 30-30. The Oregon Senate features a Democratic majority of just 16-14. And Senator Jeff Merkley is asking you to help build strong Democratic majorities in the Legislature. A couple of days ago, Senator M... Read Post

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