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  • Crystal Stands Out

    Crystal Lagrone stands out.

    In deep red Oklahoma, she’s a fiery progressive, passionately fighting to win change for her home state.

     

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  • A Family’s Legacy

    Linda Winsor and Andrew Prokop have seen a side of Paul and Sheila that few have gotten to see – their sweaty side. “We met the Wellstones when they joined the same gym we did,” says Andrew. “And I can tell you that Paul worked as hard on the weight room floor as he did on the Senate floor!”
     
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  • A Night To Celebrate in D.C.

    Three United States Senators. A leading progressive organizer. The heads of major unions like SEIU, and advocacy organizations like EMILY’s List. And 150 other good friends on the rooftop of one of America’s leading unions. Last Week, Wellstone Action spent an evening at SEIU’s headquarters in D.C. celebrating 10 years of winning the Wellstone Way, and honoring two progressive leaders who inspire our movement: Senator Elizabeth Warren and Florida New Majority Executive Director Gihan Perera.

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  • A Life Inside the Wellstone Triangle

    At Wellstone Action we spend a lot of time talking about the Wellstone Triangle – and for good reason. The only way real, sustained, progressive change happens is when we connect grassroots organizing, electoral politics, and public policy into a movement for good.

    But here’s what you need to know: the Wellstone Triangle isn’t some hypothetical theory cooked up in an ivory tower; instead it’s the proven route for progressives who want to win lasting change.

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  • What I Did For My Birthday

    What better way to celebrate my birthday than with 60 progressives in gorgeous Bozeman, Montana?

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  • A Texas As Good As Its People

    Size wasn’t something that mattered to Paul Wellstone. Small but mighty was how he was often described, and Paul was never the type of guy to let the size or scope of things – from the powerful corporate interests controlling Washington to his longshot bid to become a Senator in the first place – get in the way.

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  • Winning in Albany, the Wellstone Way

    Across the country, Wellstone Action equips candidates with the nuts and bolts of running—and winning—a progressive campaign. And as primary results started rolling in across the Empire State on Tuesday, we saw a powerful example of winning progressive change the Wellstone Way.

    For its entire history, 74 men have led New York’s Capital City, Albany, as its mayor. But on Tuesday, Kathy Sheehan won her contentious primary, and she did it the Wellstone Way. In winning the primary, Kathy took a major step forward in becoming the city’s first female mayor.

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