Don’t know how, but I’ve gotten on some Democratic Party congressional fundraising email lists.
Thought you might be interested in how Democrats are using House Speaker John Boehner’s announced resignation from the top post.
Before today, their pitch was aimed at how bad Republicans were for wanting to shut down the U.S. government over Planned Parenthood de-funding.
This is totally unexpected.
This morning, Speaker John Boehner announced that he’s retiring next month.
Some in his party are so extreme that they will stop at nothing — even forcing Boehner out of Congress. They are playing political games and won’t stop until they shut down the government. That’s why before my critical FEC deadline on Wednesday, we need to deliver a powerful message of support that we’re not going to stand for the Tea Party’s agenda. Can you chip in to make sure we have our strongest showing yet?
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From Brad Schneider:
I’m sure by now you’ve heard the news by now — John Boehner is resigning from his Speakership and from Congress.
Make no mistake: this is a victory for the Tea Party and the radical right.
Believe it or not, Boehner was just too “moderate” for the extreme right wing flank of his own party. So, they have now forced him out of power — smoothing the way for a Tea Party takeover.
One thing’s for sure: Bob Dold will be beholden to whomever takes over the leadership. And with the Tea Party on the rise, that’s neither something we want, nor can afford.
We need to strengthen our Democratic numbers in Congress. If you agree, chip in today to support my campaign.
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From Tammy Duckworth:
Speaker Boehner is resigning his position and the good news is that we’re likely to avoid another government shutdown.
But here’s the bad news: once Boehner is gone, House Republicans are only going to get more extreme – and they’re still pushing legislation to defund Planned Parenthood.
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Another from Tammy Duckworth:
With Boehner resigning as Speaker, the extreme right-wing is taking over the House. It’s now more important than ever that we build a Democratic firewall in the Senate to block their radical agenda.
Your support before our September 30th FEC deadline is critical to ensuring our campaign has the resources we need to take back the Democratic Senate majority. Contribute today.