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Worried and Nervous? We Need a Plan

Elisa Sumner and Rachel Lavine

The results of last Tuesday’s elections left me, like many of you, worried and nervous.  We Need a Plan In the words of former Congressmember Steve Israel, “this was a shellacking on a thumping” for Democrats in New York and nationally.” We lost important local races and we lost critical ballot measures on redistricting and voting…

NY Progressive Caucus Impacts Democratic State Convention

NY Progressive Caucus impacts Democratic State Convention with Resolutions.   The May Democratic Convention was, in a word, interesting. Our two resolutions, one calling on the so-called Independent Democratic Conference – made up of State Senators all elected on a Democratic line – to come back to the Democratic Conference, and the other calling upon Governor…