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21 Jan
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For The People

 

Decency. Justice. Truth. Equality. Freedom. Democracy.

These aren’t just words: they’re the values we, as Americans, cherish. Right now, they’re all on the line.

We face the greatest crisis of leadership we’ve seen in our lifetimes, and powerful voices are filling the void, sowing hate and division among us.

We’ve witnessed an Administration that aligns itself with dictators and refers to white supremacists as “very fine people.” They’ve torn babies from their mothers’ arms and put children in cages.

They’ve slashed taxes for corporations and the wealthiest among us — placing the burden on the middle class. They’ve actively fought against efforts to combat climate change. Time and again, they’ve sabotaged our country’s health care. And they’ve attacked our free and independent press at every turn.

We know America is better than this — but it’s on us to build it. We’re going to have to fight for it.

I’m ready to take on that fight alongside you. That’s why, today, I’m proud to announce that I’m running for President of the United States.

If you’re with me in this fight, let me know. Give a contribution of $10 or more to become one of our inaugural donors and help build a winning campaign that’s powered by grassroots supporters. We’re not taking a dime from corporate PACs, so your donation will make huge a difference for me and my team:

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I want to be clear: ours will not be a campaign against our current president. It will be a campaign FOR the very future of our country. FOR the people.

Together, we will fight FOR a country with strong public schools in every zip code. A country where one job is enough to pay the bills. A country with full, universal health care for every single American.

Together, we will fight FOR a country where getting a college education doesn’t mean taking on a lifetime of debt. Where middle-class and working families are prioritized with tax breaks, not corporations or the wealthiest 1%. Where every single person can retire with dignity. Where every single person can breathe clean air and drink clean water. Where Black women aren’t three to four times more likely to die in childbirth than white women. A country where for-profit prison businesses — a billion-dollar industry — are a thing of the past. We’re going to fight FOR an America where all our civil rights are respected.

We’re going to seek truth and speak truth. That’s my promise to you.

Become one of the first contributors to my campaign with a donation of $10 or more today. Help us build the foundation for a movement that will win in November 2020 and beyond.

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Ours is a fight born of optimism — of the promise of what our country can become if we unite behind a common cause. Thank you for giving me the opportunity to earn your vote and — most importantly — your trust.

Let’s do this,

Kamala Harris

 

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20 Jan
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Marking Dr. King’s legacy

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Tomorrow is Martin Luther King Jr. day, and here at the California Democratic Party we will be spending the day honoring his bold legacy and recommitting ourselves towards the fight for social justice.

Throughout his life, Dr. King fought fiercely for civil rights for Black Americans, as well as economic justice for working people across the nation. The victories he achieved laid the foundation for our work to strengthen civil rights protections and opportunity for working Californians today.

I encourage you to join us in marking Martin Luther King Jr. Day by seeking out an opportunity for service, action, or reflection in an area near you.

Our team has compiled a list of opportunities to mark the day. Click here to view it and find an opportunity in your area.

To carry forward the legacy of Dr. King, at the Party we are committed to electing Democrats who will advocate and work towards civil rights and economic justice for all.

Similarly, while there is still work to be done, we are proud of our efforts to have our leadership in the party and statewide reflect the diversity that makes California great — and we will continue working hard to ensure parity.

In the spirit of the holiday, we hope you’ll join us in reflecting on or taking action to carry forward Dr. King’s legacy. Click here to view the list of opportunities our team has compiled.

Sincerely,

Alexandra Gallardo-Rooker, Acting Chair
California Democratic Party
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20 Jan
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REVEALED: Trump’s plan to win in 2020

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Trump’s plan to win in 2020 is blatantly transparent:

1) Stack the courts with judges hostile to voting rights like Brett Kavanaugh
2) Get voting rights laws struck down or gutted

3) Engage in voter suppression at every level

Just this week, a conservative judge struck down a long-standing rule blocking the RNC from engaging in voter suppression in minority communities, opening up the floodgates for Trump to suppress the vote in 2020.

And Trump’s nominee for Attorney General, William Barr, is likely to sanction the purging of voter rolls and pursue only limited enforcement of the Voting Rights Act if the Senate confirms him.

If all that happens, millions of voters across the country could be blocked from the polls. It’ll look like Georgia’s 2018 election on a national scale.

Help fight back: Become a 2019 DASS Member and stop the GOP >>>

We’re fighting back against these right-wing attacks on voting rights by building a strong coalition of Democratic Secretaries of State. Democratic Secretaries are our best line of defense against Trump, and we need your help to fight back.

DASS Members are our top supporters who help us fight back against attacks on voting rights, stop gerrymandering, and defeat Republicans at the ballot box. With today marking the two year mark of the Trump administration, we want to show him that Democrats across the country are standing up to be the firewall against his attack on voting rights.

Will you step up and join our top group of supporters by pitching in $10 and become a 2019 Member? We need to reach 200 new members before midnight. Please activate today >>>


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19 Jan
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Event Invitation: Support Johnson for Supervisor

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19 Jan
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Show Democrats you’re with them

Democrats are working relentlessly to reopen the government, while Donald Trump plays political games with the lives of federal workers.

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While Donald Trump continues to keep the government closed over his ridiculous border wall, Democrats have been hard at work fighting his dangerous administration and supporting American families.

This week alone, Congressional Democrats voted on a bill that would prevent Trump from relaxing sanctions on one of Vladimir Putin’s cronies, House Democrats voted to reopen several integral federal agencies, and Speaker Pelosi warned Trump to postpone his State of the Union address due to security risks caused by his reckless government shutdown.

Right now, Democrats are holding stronger than ever to make sure Trump’s border wall doesn’t come to fruition, so there couldn’t be a better time to show you have their backs.

Democrats are working relentlessly to reopen the government, while Donald Trump has been holed up in the White House feeding fast food to football players. The fact of the matter is: Trump would rather hold the government — and 800,000 American workers’ paychecks — hostage than drop this latest political stunt.

We cannot afford to sit on the sidelines and allow Donald Trump and his administration to continually embarrass our nation and deface our democracy. Congressional Democrats are taking a stand against the border wall, and they need to know that you are standing alongside them. So I’m asking:

Thanks for being a part of this fight, Michael.

Tom

Tom Perez
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Democratic National Committee

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18 Jan
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Are You Ready For The Women’s March?

Dear Democrats: 

Tomorrow, people all over the country will join rallies and events for the 2019 Women’s March. We’re excited to see people celebrate hard-earned victories from the past year — from the way that women showed up in historic numbers at the polls to the fact that we elected a record-breaking number of women to Congress. Here in California, our legislature is now nearly 30% made up of women.

There were monumental steps made towards equality last year, and that empowering truth is worth celebrating. But the Women’s March is also an opportunity to recognize the fights that lay ahead. While we made great progress last year and held off many aspects of the radical, anti-woman GOP agenda, we have much more work to do. 

We must show up for one another. We must fight diligently to protect our reproductive rights. We must demand that when we say #MeToo, our voices are respected and taken seriously — and that our abusers don’t get to walk away without facing consequences. We must stand up for migrant women, for trans women, for black women, for disabled women. When we show up for women, we must show up for all women. 

The Women’s March is an opportunity to protest and to celebrate. It is a national movement to heal and to take power back, and to fight for a better future. California is leading that charge — so we encourage you to attend an event near you tomorrow.


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18 Jan
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Add your name: reunite separated families

 

When the Trump administration started separating migrant kids from their parents at the border, we filed a lawsuit to fight back.

 

Thankfully, the Trump administration dropped the family separation policy after folks like you spoke out, but we’re still fighting in court to stop the cruel and inhumane zero tolerance policy for good.

 

Now, a new report says the Trump administration separated even more families than originally acknowledged — and hasn’t kept track of those separated children, in order to reunite these families.

 

 

It’s appalling that the Trump administration tried to hide these separated families from the American people. Our government owes us the truth.

 

We shouldn’t have to go to court to demand the facts — but we’ll do whatever it takes to hold this administration accountable and defend immigrant families.

 

 

Thank you,

 

Xavier

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Thank you for supporting Xavier Becerra. Grassroots supporters like you help us protect California’s working families, advance criminal justice reform, and keep our communities safe.

Emails are a crucial way to stay in touch with our top supporters. If we’re going to protect and serve the people of California, we need you with us every step of the way.

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From all of us at Team Becerra, thanks for your support!

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