Grateful

 
This past weekend was my first chance to join Beto on the road since we kicked off the campaign almost two months ago. Beto and I talk every night when he’s on the road, but I wanted to feel the energy for myself and meet the people he’s been telling me about.
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Beto for America

 

This past weekend was my first chance to join Beto on the road since we kicked off the campaign almost two months ago. Beto and I talk every night when he’s on the road, but I wanted to feel the energy for myself and meet the people he’s been telling me about.

I flew to Boston on Thursday to meet Beto, Cynthia, and Chris who had just flown in from a week of campaigning in Texas, Iowa, and Minnesota. I took the wheel to drive from Boston to Salem, New Hampshire, the first of many energizing stops.

From Salem to Hookset, New London in Sawyer Colby College’s incredible library, Hanover at Dartmouth, Lebanon, Manchester, Bedford, Exeter, and Dover, this campaign trip felt very much like what I loved most during our Senate campaign in Texas. We were meeting people who care deeply about this country, who take their civic responsibility seriously, and who want to share their wealth of knowledge with those who seek to hold public office. 

Much like Texas, I have been impressed with the number of young people who have come out — asking the tough questions, organizing on their campuses, signing up to volunteer for our campaign, or running in their own right. In Hanover, I met Garrett Muscatel, who is both a junior at Dartmouth College and a recently elected state representative. In the last few years, the New Hampshire Young Dems have activated 7,000 young people across the state and helped get Garrett and dozens of young Democrats elected to the State House. The power of young people is palpable, and they will be the force behind progressive, bold changes in our country. 

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