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Voter suppression anywhere hurts our democracy everywhere.
I believe there should be political consequences for politicians who commit voter suppression.
Unions continue to be important for raising the standard of living for working Americans, whether or not they happen to be in a union.
The secret to adulthood is that 99% of the time, you actually know the right thing to do. Adults make it hard when they are deciding whether to do the right thing.
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We were at a kibbutz, and we were at a Shabbat service, and I opened up the prayer book, and on the first page, it said that the prayer book was in thanks to the sponsorship of this family in a temple in Kansas City. For me, it was a moment when I really kind of connected in a real serious way with my personal identity as a Jew.
In the Army, I learned how to use and respect my rifle.
Very few things in life are more fulfilling than being part of a team and knowing you're a part of something bigger than your own self-interest.
To improve the standard of living for working folks, we have to raise the minimum wage and empower workers to fight for their interests in an economic and political system that's stacked against them.
We have got to zero in on the fact that all of us, no matter where you live, want our kids' lives to be an upgrade over our own, and we would really like it if our kids could come back and live where we raised them.
If you've been willing to put your life on the line to do something important for your country or your state, putting your job on the line is really not a very big deal.
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As a former Captain in the Army National Guard, I trained hundreds of soldiers to lead troops into combat.
The men and women of the American military have the courage to follow orders. They deserve a commander-in-chief with the courage to give them.
Because President Obama had an overall strategy, military and civilian leaders under his command could make reactive decisions that advanced the president's goals. In the military, we call that commander's intent: When there's a decision to be made and you don't have exact guidance at that moment, you at least know overall what your boss wants.
The president is in charge of the military so that a single individual - accountable to Americans - is responsible for its successes and failures.
As Democrats, when we try to determine who or what allowed Donald Trump to become president, we should look in the mirror.
Democrats fell in love with the idea that winning elections was a matter of talking to voters about the one issue we think impacts them, instead of our plan to move the country forward as a whole.
When Democrats concede the idea that some voters are not our voters, we shouldn't be surprised when those voters agree.
Voters are smart. They know the difference between a Democratic Party that wants their vote and a Democratic Party that believes in making their life better. They'll forgive you for pushing a policy they don't like as long as they believe you're doing it because you genuinely believe it's what's best for the country.
When one donor can account for more than 70 percent of a candidate's money, there's obviously something wrong with the system.
Americans want to be represented by the best candidate, not the one with the richest friends.
Frankly, a lot of candidates have no problem being sold to the highest bidder if it means they will win.
The sacrifices our warfighters make for us is simply astonishing in modern American society.
To me, serving wasn't uncommon, and my service paled in comparison to so many of my friends who had done so much more. In my world - as a citizen soldier - I was surrounded by other soldiers just doing their jobs.
I signed up for military service in the months following 9/11, and later, as a military intelligence officer, I felt called, like so many others, to volunteer for deployment and service in Afghanistan.
My experience in uniform has shaped my life and informed who I am like no other, and it's difficult for me to wrap my mind around the idea that I will no longer be a soldier.
No matter how many times the court shuts them down or how many Americans speak out to defend their rights, Republican politicians who stand to gain from suppressing voters won't back down. They'll only change their tactics.
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