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Reception for Ted Strickland for US Senate
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thumbnail tedstrickland.com - Please join John Ryan, Jay Westbrook, Councilman Martin Keane, Councilman Matt Zone, Mike Foley, Rep. Nickie Antonio, Jim Goggin, Hon. Dean DePiero, and Anne Hill for drinks Monday, August 31st in support of Ted Strickland!...
Democratic National Committee Announces Six Primary Debates
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thumbnail democrats.org - Earlier this year, the Democratic National Committee announced a set of principles that would guide the debate schedule for our 2016 presidential candidates. Today, we’re pleased to announce a sche...
Bedford Municipal Court Endorsement - August 19th @ 7:15PM
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thumbnail cuydem.com - A meeting is being called for the Democratic Party of Cuyahoga County Executive Committee Members in the Bedford Municipal Court District for the purpose of endorsing a Democratic Candidate for the Judge...
Cuyahoga Democrats Summer Picnic @ League Park - Aug 22nd
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thumbnail www.cuydem.com - Cuyahoga Democrats' Summer Picnic at League Park on Saturday, August 22nd 11am-3pm will include burgers & hotdogs, music, co-ed softball game and more food and fun activities. The historic ballpark is at the corner of E 66th St & Lexington Ave.
OTHER EVENTS
Westlake Demcratic Club w/ Chair David Pepper - Aug 18th @ 7PM
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www­.westlakedemocraticclub­.com - Speaker: David Pepper, Chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party Topic: An update on the ODP “1618” plan for the coming years. If you wish, bring a snack to share. Beverages provided. For more info...
Cleveland Stonewall Democrats Freedom Fund Reception - Sept 13th @ 3PM
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clevelandstonewalldems­.org - Celebrating 15 years of success in supporting fair-minded Democrats and moving the pro-equality agenda forward Join the board, members, friends and guests of Cleveland Stonewall Democrats for the 2...
Cleveland Stonewall Democrats Endorsement Meeting- Sept 17th @ 6:30PM
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clevelandstonewalldems­.org - Thursday, September 17 @ 6:30 pm @ Brown Hoist Building  Offices for Consideration: Any offices needed to revisit from 9/8 Primary Election AND the following races: Interviews of candidates will ta...
11th Congressional District Community Caucus Parade - Sept 7th @ 11AM
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www­.labordayparade­.org - CLEVELAND, Ohio – The 11th Congressional District Community Caucus is celebrating 44 years of community under the leadership of Congresswoman Marcia Fudge...
Rally To Defend The American Dream - Aug 21st @ 10AM
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thumbnail ohioaflcio­.com- All unions, councils and affiliated organizations are needed to attend and help build a crowd for a Workers’ Rally in Columbus on the morning of Friday, August 21. The purpose of the Rally is to pr...
DEM BIG IDEAS
The Case for Debt-Free College
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www­.demos­.org - Today, the typical young person aspiring to go to college in the United States faces a higher education system that is fundamentally different from what previous generations enjoyed. For generation...
Hillary Clinton unveils $350-billion plan to make college more affordable
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www­.latimes­.com - Hillary Rodham Clinton outlined a plan Monday to slash student loan interest rates while aiming to guarantee students could attend college without needing to take out loans in the first place, tapp...
#OHSEN
Democrats Launch ‘No-Jobs-Rob’ Statewide Farewell Tour
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thumbnail ohiodems­.org - Ohio Has Lost 320,000 Manufacturing Jobs Since Portman Pushed Through NAFTA COLUMBUS — Ohio Democrats are launching a statewide tour this week highlighting Republican U.S. Senator ‘No-Jobs-Rob’ Por...
Rob Portman won’t review a draft of a major trade agreement because of the proposal’s secrecy
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thumbnail www­.vindy­.com - U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, a former U.S. trade representative, refuses to review a draft of what would be the country’s largest trade agreement in history if approved. That, he says, is because of the ...
Portman promises to fight for jobs, Democrats doubt
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Justin Barasky
thumbnail wdtn­.com - SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (WDTN) – A U.S. senator comes into town promising change, but not everyone thinks that will happen. Tuesday, 90 minutes after Senator Rob Portman’s (R- Ohio) speech, democratic de...
Poll targeting Sen. Rob Portman says Ohio voters oppose defunding Planned Parenthood
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thumbnail www­.cleveland­.com - WASHINGTON, D.C. - Still smarting from last week's U.S. Senate vote on whether Planned Parenthood should lose more than $500 million each year in federal funds, the reproductive health organization...
GOP DEBATE RESPONSE
Democrats rap Republican presidential candidates as all singing same policies
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thumbnail www­.cleveland­.com - CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Regardless of who performs best when Republicans take the debate stage Thursday in Quicken Loans Arena, the message will be the same, the chairwoman of the Democratic National Co...
What's At Stake in 2016
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thumbnail www­.ideastream­.org - The importance of a presidential election depends on what's at stake. While many Americans may be disillusioned with party politics and believe that Washington is unable to accomplish anything of c...
Voting rights unmentioned in GOP debate
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thumbnail www­.msnbc­.com - An MSNBC political panel discusses the lack of any mention of voting rights in the Fox News Republican primary debate despite it being the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act and a hot nation...
GOP Seeking Support in Cleveland. Nina Turner's Countermeasure.
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thumbnail www­.clevescene­.com - Today, we honor the sacrifice, accomplishments & memory of those who pushed for #VRA. Join us & register to vote: http://t.co/bM5jOyRjJi My sources say Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson has decided 2 r...
#BLACKLIVESMATTER
A Year After Ferguson, Obama Tells NPR He Feels 'Great Urgency'
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thumbnail www­.npr­.org - A year after Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, was fatally shot by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., sparking weeks of often violent protests in the city, the country is still str...
A reinvestment and rehabilitation framework for America’s criminal justice system - Martin O'Malley for President
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thumbnail martinomalley­.com - America’s criminal justice system is badly in need of reform. For too long our justice system has reinforced our country’s cruel history of racism and economic inequality—remaining disconnected fro...
Bernie Sanders rolls out racial justice plan
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thumbnail www­.msnbc­.com- After facing protests from black activists, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders unveiled a comprehensive racial and criminal justice plan Monday.  Sanders, who has often spoken about r...
Governor's Panel On Policing Issues Draft Standards
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thumbnail www­.ideastream­.org - The panel that's working on police and community relations has come up with drafts of standards on use of force, and on recruitment and hiring. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler says those stan...
Black Lives Matter Arrives on Hillary Clinton’s Doorstep
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thumbnail www­.newrepublic­.com - Activists from Boston’s #BlackLivesMatter chapter plan to disrupt a Hillary Clinton event in Keene, New Hampshire, on Tuesday afternoon, asking her questions specifically about her platform on drug...
Black unemployment rate has decreased, but still more than double that of whites
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thumbnail www­.cleveland­.com - CLEVELAND, Ohio – The black unemployment rate reached a low this year for the first time since the start of the Great Recession. "The second quarter of 2015 was when the black unemployment rate got...
VOTING RIGHTS
President Obama’s Letter to the Editor
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thumbnail www­.nytimes­.com - For the cover story of our Aug. 2 issue, Jim Rutenberg wrote about efforts over the last 50 years to dismantle the protections in the Voting Rights Act of 1965, the landmark piece of legislation th...
Block The Vote: A Journalist Discusses Voting Rights And Restrictions
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thumbnail www­.npr­.org - Fifty years ago, the Voting Rights Act outlawed literacy tests and other measures that had prevented African-Americans from voting. After its passage, Congress amended the act four times to increas...
Nine Years Ago, Republicans Favored Voting Rights. What Happened?
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Deametrious St.John
thumbnail www­.nytimes­.com - On July 20, 2006, the United States Senate voted to renew the Voting Rights Act for 25 more years. The vote was unanimous, 98 to 0. That followed an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote in the House of R...
WE'RE KIND OF A BIG DEAL
As Ohio goes, so goes the nation
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thumbnail thehill­.com - If you want to grow up and become a pundit, I suggest you concentrate your mental energies on one state: Ohio. You will hear it over and over again during the 2016 election cycle: "No Republican ha...
As Goes Ohio: Why the Buckeye State Remains the Key to the Presidency
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thumbnail beltmag­.com - “That’s right, ladies and gentlemen! Let me repeat it! The Buckeye State of Ohio has just put its twenty-five votes into the Democratic column! It’s 9:30 a.m., eastern standard time, this Wednesday...
Group: GOP candidate needs Ohio's Latino vote
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thumbnail www­.dispatch­.com - The Republicans’ eventual presidential nominee will need to up his or her game among Latinos in Ohio, says an organization that promotes immigration reform. The GOP candidate will need to capture 4...
EDUCATION
Ohio’s charter chaos
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www­.toledoblade­.com - As the start of the school year approaches, who is cleaning up Ohio’s wretched charter school system? Not the Republican-controlled Ohio House. Its members fled the Statehouse for summer vacation w...
Charter schools mess hurts students, and maybe Kasich’s presidential bid
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thumbnail www­.toledoblade­.com - Illegal conduct under a renegade state superintendent at the Ohio Department of Education could torpedo Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s presidential ambitions. It is that bad. “I’m taking a leadership role...
Price of Ohio House sitting on Charter Reform? Max Donation from Nation's Largest For-Profit School
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www­.10thperiod­.com - Price of Ohio House sitting on Charter Reform? Max Donation from Nation's Largest For-Profit School Just a few days after the Speaker of the Ohio House of Representatives declined to take up House ...
Ohio legislature might reverse Gov. Kasich’s school-funding veto
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thumbnail www­.dispatch­.com - Of the 44 line-item budget vetoes that Gov. John Kasich issued more than a month ago, one in particular still has state legislators discussing a potential override or new legislation that protects ...
#NOTMYCANDIDATE
The audacity of being a woman: Greta Johnson
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thumbnail www­.cleveland­.com - Eighteen months ago, I didn't believe there was a war on women. I'd heard the phrase thrown around in discussions of pay equity and reproductive rights. As a prosecutor of special victims' cases, I...
GOP candidates: Ban abortion, no exceptions
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thumbnail www­.msnbc­.com - At the first debate among candidates vying for the GOP presidential nomination, the question was not whether or not to ban abortion or to defund Planned Parenthood. It was about whether exceptions ...
Hating Women in Today's GOP
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www­.ohiodailyblog­.com - The fallout from the GOP debate continues. The Wise Pundits continue to wring their hands over Donald Trump doubling down on his crass attitude toward women. But he’s not the problem, as I’ve alrea...
Planned Parenthood Is Way More Popular Than All The Republican Candidates For President
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thumbnail thinkprogress­.org - Planned Parenthood was a favorite target for GOP attacks in Thursday night’s Republican debates. Candidates focused on the untrue claim that Planned Parenthood’s program donating tissue from aborte...
Upcoming Events

Thu
Sep 03
  Warrensville Heights / North Randall / Highland Hills Tri-City Dem Club Meeting
7:00 PM
Mon
Sep 07
  11th Congressional Disctrict Caucus Labor Day Parade
11:00 AM
Tue
Sep 08
  Bedford/Walton Hills Dem Club Meeting
7:00 PM
Thu
Sep 10
  North Olmsted Dem Club Meeting
Sat
Sep 12
  Black Women's Political Action Committee Candidates' Forum
Sun
Sep 13
  CSD Freedom Fund Reception
5:30 PM
Thu
Sep 17
  Dale Miller's Ice Cream Social and Announcement for Council Re-election
5:30 PM
Thu
Sep 17
  Cleveland Stonewall Democrats Endorsement Meeting of Election 2015
6:05 PM
Thu
Sep 17
  Cleveland Ward 8 Dem Club Meeting
6:30 PM
Sat
Sep 19
  Parma Southwest Area C.O.P.E./North Shore Federation of Labor AFL-CIO Fall Clambake
1:00 PM
 
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