Yesterday, we learned that Florida may go ahead and purge 85,000 voters from its rolls ahead of the 2020 election. This particular purge is a long-fought fight in Florida, which you can read more about HERE, but the story serves… Read More ›
Election 2020: It’s About Control
Social media is aflutter with declarations of what will happen in 2020. Yesterday, there seemed to be so much chatter about how “of course” Trump would lose. Such as: Look at how unpopular he is. How could anyone vote for… Read More ›
How to Find Your Congressperson’s Virtual Event
Congress may be in recess but that doesn’t mean our representatives aren’t working. Many are in their home states right now even though Congress is still in session. They are attending meetings (via Zoom, like the rest of us),… Read More ›
Want to Get Rid of Trump? Then Focus on a Swing State.
At the beginning of the year, I asked Political Charge readers the following question: What’s your biggest concern about politics going into 2020? The #1 response was that they were concerned that Trump might win re-election. Now I like to… Read More ›
15 States Have Delayed Their Primaries So Far
As we work fast to protect the health of our citizens, and mitigate the damage on the economy, so must we work to protect the heart of our democracy: the ability to vote. Until we get a vaccine, the coronavirus… Read More ›
CTA: Call Congress to Get Real Relief to America’s Workers!
As the coronavirus spreads throughout our nation, wrecking havoc on our health and economy, Congress is scrambling to pass relief bills. Last week I wrote about the first two bills that Congress has passed, and over the past several days,… Read More ›
America Needs to Vote By Mail … Now
There are five states that are guaranteed not to postpone their elections due to the coronavirus. Oregon, Hawaii, Colorado, Utah, and Washington are all-mail ballot states. Social distancing is built right into the system. There are no local polling sites… Read More ›
What Are You Doing For Week of Action?
Michelle Obama’s organization, When We All Vote, kicks off their Week of Action today — Monday, February 17. When We All Vote is a 50-state effort aimed at getting people registered to vote. They focus on three main activities: ✦… Read More ›
Republicans Don’t Deserve To Govern Anymore
The GOP-led Senate did not vote to convict Trump on two counts of impeachment. Every Republican, except for Mitt Romney, completely disregarded their oath to do impartial justice and not only voted to block any kind of witnesses or documents… Read More ›
The Time to Activate Voters is Right Now
If the impeachment “trial” in the Senate has shown us anything, it is that we the voters are going to have to be the ones to hold Trump and the complicit Republicans accountable. They have shown time and time again,… Read More ›
5 Ways to Help Flip the Georgia Senate Seats
Want to help flip a Republican out of their Senate seat in Georgia this November? How about two? What’s that you say? Yes, two Senate seats. Even though only 1/3 of Senate seats are up for re-election in any given… Read More ›
McConnell Doesn’t Have the Votes: Time to Act
Mitch McConnell might not have enough votes to block witnesses from appearing in the impeachment trial? That’s right. Both the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post reported that last night. McConnell held a caucus meeting last night and… Read More ›
On the Brink of War: Your Moment of Zen
Hearing the news of the escalating hostilities between our country and Iran last night was alarming, to say the least. Being on the brink of war, especially with a president we cannot trust, is quite terrifying. But somehow, in the… Read More ›
War With Iran: What You Can Do to Stop It
I echo what many have said this past weekend: Iranian General Soleimani was absolutely an enemy of the United States, but under no circumstances do I approve of Trump assassinating him without consulting Congress. This latest action by Trump is… Read More ›
Have You Been Purged From the Voter Rolls?
Are you 100% sure your voter registration status is active? Would you bet good money on that? New stories of voter purges seem to come out every week. A cursory Google search for “voter purges” turns up a LOT of… Read More ›
1 Question You Must Ask Yourself this New Year’s Day
New Year’s Day isn’t the only time of year we can chart a course for ourselves, but it’s as good a day as any to take a breather and take stock. Every day in 2020 we will be confronted with… Read More ›
23 Effective Ways to Avoid Political Burnout in 2020
The 2020 election year might very well be the most important election of our time. To so many of us, our democracy feels like it is on the line. The rule of law feels like it is on the line…. Read More ›
Your Impeachment Action List
The Judiciary Committee will vote to approve two articles of impeachment against President Trump today. The articles will then move to the full House to be voted on. The vote will happen mid-next week. Which means now is the time… Read More ›
1 Thing You Must Do Now That Impeachment is Here
The House Judiciary Committee will detail the articles of impeachment against President Trump today. That means the House of Representatives will soon be making a historic vote. Which means we, as the citizens of this country, must make our voices… Read More ›
The Outcome of the Senate Trial is Not a Done Deal. Here’s Why.
Do you remember the days and weeks leading up to the Senate’s vote on the disastrous Republican “repeal and replace” healthcare bill during Trump’s first year as president? I do. Thousands of everyday Americans called their Senators, and attended town… Read More ›