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  • “Politics Is Not About Predictions, It’s About What We Do”

    On March 23rd, the well known number-cruncher Nate Silver came out with a 2014 election prediction that said the Democrats were unlikely to hold the U.S. Senate this November. Just as conservatives pounced all over him with his 2012 Obama victory predictions, progressives this time howled and called his numbers faulty.  His prediction, and the reaction to it, got a lot of news coverage and political chatter. 
     
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  • Upping an Alumna's Campaign Organizing Game in Kentucky

    Editor’s Note: Over the next few months, we’ll be highlighting a few of our most recent alumni to watch in 2014. We’re starting with a graduate of our December 2013, Advanced Campaign Management School in Columbus, OH. 
     
    Think about Kentucky and what comes to mind? Derbies and Appalachia? Louisville and Bourbon County? Historic Civil War battles and rolling horse farms? 
     
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  • Selfie? Really?

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    Hello,

    Was “selfie” really the 2013 word of the year? I’ll admit to taking a few of those myself, but at Wellstone we’d like to propose a different concept for 2014: together.

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  • Arizona at a Flashpoint

    Once again this weekend, the nation’s attention focused on Arizona. And not for a good reason.

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  • Change in the Show-Me State

    Sometimes you see change in the outcome of an election. Sometimes you see change in the thousands who gather for a rally at the steps of a state capitol. And sometimes you see change in a crowded conference room in Columbia, MO. 

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  • Hey, Thanks CREDO Members!

    How do you win an election the Wellstone Way? Person by person, vote by vote. So, how does Wellstone Action raise money? Person by person, vote by vote.

    CREDO recently announced it will donate over $50,000 dollars to Wellstone Action. CREDO’s decision to support us wasn’t made in the backroom by a handful of organizational leaders. No, the decision was made the Wellstone Way.

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  • Job Opening: Leadership Giving Officer

    Guiding a people-centered, progressive politics. Winning on some of the most critical social justice issues of our time. That’s what we do at Wellstone Action – and we invite you to join us.
     
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