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    Defending Our Democracy

    Our courts have always played a crucial role in maintaining our country’s checks and balances. Judicial independence is crucial for protecting our democracy and in 2017, this is more critical than ever. 

    In 2016, outside spending by interest groups dominated judicial elections like never before. This threatens the impartiality of our nation’s court system, a balance that is crucial to our democracy. 

    Even so, Wellstone partners worked to successfully defend justices under attack in many states, including Kansas, Alaska, New Mexico, Arizona, and Florida.

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  • 2016 in Review: Building Power in the States

    Wellstone's work has always been about organizing and mobilizing people in the states. In 2017, now more than ever, the Wellstone Triangle is the way forward. Support Wellstone Action today.

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  • Fighting for Fair Courts

    As the influence of corporate and special interest money in judicial campaigns grows, a robust, nimble and smart fair courts movement infrastructure is needed more than ever. The ideal of judicial independence is at the very heart of our faith in checks and balances, and increased awareness around this fight is crucial for the future of our democracy.

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  • The Year Ahead

    You already know that 2016 is going to be a big year. With a critical Presidential election on the line, we know that protecting our democracy is essential at both the federal and local level – and with your help, we can make sure that all across this country, we are practicing a politics that improves people’s lives.

    Here’s what’s on tap for Wellstone in 2016:

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  • A Bold Future

    We’re proud of all we accomplished, together, in 2015 and we're looking forward to great things in 2016. This infographic is a summary of all we've accomplished in 2015.
     
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  • Open to Whatever Comes Next

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  • Wellstone at #Fight4AFuture

    When over 120 young organizers in the movement to stop gun violence met in Chicago over a recent weekend, it was a time to come together, to envision a path forward, and gain new skills to win progress down that path.

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