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Blue America Welcomes Franke Wilmer (D-MT)

When I first met Montana state Rep. Franke Wilmer, I walked away thinking how great it would be to have a woman in Congress who is so much like Barbara Ehrenreich. I've gotten to know her a lot better now-- and I'm more impressed than ever. Her legislative role models tend to run more in the direction of Jeannette Rankin, a Montanan who was also the first woman elected to Congress (from anywhere), and populist lion Pat Williams.
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Book Review: Greg Lemon's "Blue Man in a Red State" and Frank and St. Clair's "Red State Rebels"

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (6 years ago)

Blue Man in a Red State: Montana's Governor Brian Schweitzer and the New Western Populism By Greg Lemon, Foreword by former U.S. Rep. Pat Williams Two Dot, Guilford, CT: June 2008 160 pages, $22.95 Red State Rebels: Tales of Grassro... Read Post

Book review: Barbara Ehrenreich's "Bright-Sided"

US Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos (4 years ago)

Bright-sided: How the Relentless Promotion of Positive Thinking Has Undermined America By Barbara Ehrenreich Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt: New York Hardcover, 256 pages, $12.42 October 2009 In the middle of the first decade of the... Read Post

Meet Franke Wilmer (D-MT), Blue America's Newest Candidate

US Politics / Liberal : Crooks and Liars (2 years ago)

Tuesday, we'll be hosting the newest Blue America endorsee, Montana state Rep. Franke Wilmer, an extraordinary progressive legislator from Bozeman running for Montana's open at-large congressional seat. As I mentioned when I first m... Read Post


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