Why I’m going on Fox News

Why I’m going on Fox News

 
 
Hi there,
There’s been a lot of debate recently about whether Democratic presidential candidates should go on Fox News. Tomorrow night, I’ll be participating in a Fox News town hall with Chris Wallace, and I want to tell you why.
First, let me be clear: I strongly condemn the voices on Fox and in the media that uncritically amplify hate and the divisive sort of politics that gave rise to this presidency. Their goal is to spread fear and lies, not serve as honest brokers with the American people.
But just because many of these opinion hosts don’t operate in good faith, it doesn’t mean that there aren’t Fox viewers tuning in in good faith. If we unilaterally decide that they shouldn’t hear my or other Democrats’ messages, then we shouldn’t act surprised if they have a distorted view of what we believe and who we are.
If we ignore the viewers of Fox News and every news platform that doesn’t share our worldview, we will surrender our ability to speak directly to millions of American voters. If we don’t show up, the conservative media will tell our side of the story for us. They will continue to fully claim American values like freedom, security, and democracy as property of the GOP.
They’re lying to us again

They’re lying to us again

 
 

TULSI 2020

 
 

Friend —

Trump, his National Security Advisor John Bolton and the entire State Department are pushing us into a new regime change war — this time with Iran. We must stop it.

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For years, John Bolton has been calling for war with Iran. Bolton and his cohorts lied to us about the Iraq war that he championed, and which he still defends. Now we’re being lied to again, and with the evacuation of non-essential personnel from the Middle East because of growing tensions with Iran, it’s clear that Bolton and Trump are hurtling us towards war.

Click here to watch my urgent message about why it’s vital that Americans join me in saying NO WAR IN IRAN. Then, add your name and share our message with your friends and family.

 

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This decision makes your support even more powerfully important

This decision makes your support even more powerfully important

 
We have a real opportunity right now in a Democratic primary to build a campaign from the grassroots up. And our grassroots movement will be our big advantage.
Warren for President

When we started this presidential campaign, I saw two options for how we could run it:

  1. Focus on building a grassroots movement entirely with grassroots donors and volunteers.
 
  1. Or spend a lot time with wealthy people behind closed doors, and then hope we have enough money to buy a bunch of TV ads right before voting starts.

For me, the choice was clear. I picked option #1.

Here’s what that looks like: I’m not doing any high-dollar private fundraisers with millionaires and corporate executives.

I don’t take any corporate PAC money, or PAC money of any kind. I don’t take any Washington lobbyist money. And I’m not out sucking up to a bunch of billionaires hoping that they’re going to run a Super PAC for me.

In other words, we’re running this movement with grassroots donors and grassroots volunteers. That makes your support even more powerfully important. If you think this is the best way to run a campaign, we need you to be in this fight — can you chip in right now?

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You still have the chance to be a founding donor before the next phase of this campaign

You still have the chance to be a founding donor before the next phase of this campaign

 
Team, in a few moments, I’m going to ask you to chip in to my campaign for president.
But first, let’s take a step back. I know you get a lot of these kinds of emails — and you deserve to know why your donation truly matters to our campaign, especially right now.
The truth is, at the end of this month, we turn the corner into a new phase of this election. The first debates are in June, and that will be the first chance for an underdog campaign like ours to stand out in the crowd of 23 candidates.
That means this moment is our last chance to build this operation before we put it to the test on the national stage. We have plans to open new offices, hire dozens of organizers and interns (yes, we pay our interns!), and lay the groundwork for what comes next.
I know fully well that other campaigns have it easier than we do. The focus is on the frontrunners in this race who are raking in millions of dollars, thanks in part to the attention they get. They’ll have all the money they need to compete.
We don’t have that guarantee. We haven’t spent years building an online donor base. And from the start, our campaign has refused corporate PAC money and donations from D.C. lobbyists. Because if you want to govern the right way, you’ve got to campaign the right way, too.
Abortion is healthcare. Full stop.

Abortion is healthcare. Full stop.

This is how we fight back. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌  ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ 
Inslee

Make no mistake: Right now, in front of our eyes, the Republicans are coming after Roe v. Wade.

The bills passed this month in Alabama, Ohio, Missouri, and Georgia are an abomination. And this is a systematic threat.

“The abortion ban is designed to challenge Roe v. Wade at the Supreme Court, and if Roe v. Wade is struck down, this will become the template that every state will follow.” – Linda Coleman-Madison, Alabama State Senator

We cannot go back to the dark ages of reproductive rights. We must fight back.

The National Network of Abortion Funds is a network of more than 80 funds in at least 38 states that seeks to eliminate economic barriers for low-income individuals seeking an abortion. Their work is critical, especially now: Make a donation to the National Network of Abortion Funds to ensure that every woman who needs an abortion can access one.

As your next president, I will bring Washington’s strong record of protecting women’s access to reproductive care to the rest of the nation. Last year, I signed a bill into law that would require all health insurers to cover abortion if they also cover maternity care. It also mandated coverage for every form of birth control, including emergency contraception, without any out-of-pocket costs.

Reproductive healthcare, including family planning and abortion, is healthcare. Let’s fight like hell to protect it.

Very truly yours,

Jay

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do you have a minute to talk about homelessness?

do you have a minute to talk about homelessness?

We have a homelessness crisis here in the valley. The Fresno City Council declared a homeless shelter emergency last year. But incumbent Republican mayor Lee Brand’s solution is to put signs up around town telling people not to give to panhandlers. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –
Andrew Janz for Mayor

We have a homelessness crisis here in the valley.

The Fresno City Council declared a homeless shelter emergency last year. But incumbent Republican mayor Lee Brand’s solution is to put signs up around town telling people not to give to panhandlers.

It’s time to get real.

We need an in-depth plan that will reduce homelessness, by creating jobs for working people, funding mental health services, creating affordable housing, and developing programs to help people to employment.

If you agree that it’s time for our elected officials to get real and develop concrete plans to end homelessness, then sign our petition immediately:

I pledge to end homelessness by 50% in my first term, once elected mayor.

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