“Undercover” — Valerie Plame for Congress 

Not a bad way to kick off your run for Congress …

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How Beto O’Rourke Could Win The 2020 Democratic Primary

It wasn’t always clear whether Beto O’Rourke would run for president, but he sure did flirt with the idea. He took a road trip across America and kept a (very public) diary about it. He agreed to an interview with The New York Times in which he talked about his vaguely misspent youth as a nanny in New York City.

Source: How Beto O’Rourke Could Win The 2020 Democratic Primary

Two congressmen actually debated the merits of Nickelback on the House floor

You DO NOT want to debate my congressman …

The great national divide over Nickelback made its way to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday morning (March 7th), as Wisconsin Democrat Mark Pocan went head to head with Illinois Republican Rodney Davis over the merits of the polarizing band.

Source: Two congressmen actually debated the merits of Nickelback on the House floor

Even As A Freshman, Pelosi Was A Political Insider

Her early connections helped make her career. How will she handle Democrats’ new progressive outsiders?

The new class of House freshmen have gotten an awful lot of buzz for their willingness to upend the status quo. Many progressive rabble-rousers and moderate district-flippers have professed some dissatisfaction with the leadership and hierarchies of the House Democratic caucus.

Source: Even As A Freshman, Pelosi Was A Political Insider

Congress Preparing Itself For New Influx of Mothers

We need more …

The election of 2018, in addition to putting the Democrats in power in the House of Representatives, has put a large group of new lawmakers in power in Washington. Among that delegation is more than 100 women, including the first two Muslim women in Congress, while Nancy Pelosi, who was the first woman to serve as Speaker of the House, is expected to return to that office.

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The battle for the future of farming: what you need to know

It still boggles my alleged mind that so many small family farmers continue to vote for those whose pockets are lined, filled and bought by Big Ag.

Do you want to live in a world in which artificial food is produced by intelligent robots and corporations that put profits before people? Or one where agroecological innovations ensure we can nourish ourselves and our communities in a fair, ecologically regenerative, and culturally rich way?

Source: The battle for the future of farming: what you need to know