Happy Birthday to Paul Wellstone

Today, July 21, 2011 would have been the 67th birthday of Senator Paul Wellstone, who was the strongest and most passionate progressive voice that we have had in D.C. in a long time. Tragically, Senator Wellstone died in a plane crash in 2002, only a few weeks after he had given a powerful speech on the Senate floor denouncing President Bush’s bloodthirsty push to invade Iraq. While Wellstone’s death is extremely sad, it is safe to say that Paul would not want us to mourn. Instead, he’s want us to organize and fight for our progressive values.

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