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Ayanna Pressley

Congress / MA-07

Ayanna Pressley is an advocate, a policy-maker, an activist, and survivor who has dedicated her life to eradicating poverty, building healthy communities, empowering women and girls, combating sexual assault, and fighting fiercely to make government serve all of us equally.

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Deb Haaland

Congress / NM-01

Deb Haaland will be the first Native American woman ever elected to Congress, and with the help of Common Defense and New Mexico veterans, she won her primary and is running a grassroots campaign fighting for racial justice, ending poverty, and investing in our communities.

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Jared Golden

Congress / ME-02

Jared Golden is a Marine Corps veteran who served as an enlisted infantryman in Iraq and Afghanistan, and who currently serves as the Assistant Majority Leader in the Maine state legislature, representing the working class city of Lewiston.

Jess King

Congress / PA-11

Jess King is a charismatic working mom who has inspired a tidal wave of grassroots support in rural Southeast Pennsylvania.

Beto O’Rourke

Senate / TX

Texans deserve better than spineless Ted Cruz, and what they’ll get from Beto O’Rouke is exactly what Ted Cruz lacks, and what veterans know is most important: integrity.

Stacey Abrams

Governor / GA

Stacey Abrams has a vision for Georgia where equality fosters prosperity, and where everyone has the opportunity to succeed – not just survive.

Andrew Gillum

Governor / FL

Andrew is the mayor of Tallahassee, and has been a dedicated fighter for real criminal justice reform, ensuring well-paying jobs and affordable housing for all, and investing in clean solar power.

David Garcia

Governor / AZ

David is a teacher and a US Army infantry veteran, and he is running to change our broken political system by bringing integrity back to state government. He’s built a grassroots campaign supported by working people and refused to take money from lobbyists.

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Ilhan Omar

Congress / MN-05

Ilhan Omar has been a progressive community organizer her whole life, advocating for working families, educational access, environmental protection, and racial equity.

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Debbie Mucarsel-Powell

Congress / FL-26

Debbie is an immigrant from a working class background who has dedicated the past 22 years to improving the lives of underserved communities in Miami-Dade, working to expand access to healthcare, and fighting against the impacts of Climate Change.

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Sharice Davids

Congress / KS-03

Sharice Davids is an inspirational organizer, former White House Fellow under President Obama, member of the Ho-Chunk Nation Native American tribe, and daughter of a single-mom career Army veteran.

Gina Ortiz Jones

Congress / TX-23

Gina Ortiz Jones is a fearless progressive, a child of immigrants, and a former Air Force Intelligence Officer who served as a lesbian during “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

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Jahana Hayes

Congress / CT-05

Jahana Hayes is the former National Teacher of the Year who will be an incredible champion for public education. Her campaign has centered true progressive change, including Medicare for All, raising the minimum wage, and fighting for equality and social justice for all.

J.D. Scholten

Congress / IA-04

J.D. Scholten is a 5th generation Iowan, former Sioux City baseball player, and Democratic nominee running against open white supremacist GOP Congressman Steve King.

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Jason Crow

Congress / CO-06

Jason Crow is a former Army Ranger, longtime advocate for the homeless, and spoke at the 2012 Democratic National Convention, making the case for President Obama’s repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.”

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Lauren Underwood

Congress / IL-14

Lauren Underwood is a registered nurse who served in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), running against Rep. Randy Hultgren, who voted to take healthcare away from millions of Americans with preexisting conditions just like her.

Kara Eastman

Congress / NE-02

Kara Eastman is a progressive organizer with an inspiring platform centered on healthcare, education, and getting money out of politics, and a grassroots campaign that has caught fire in Nebraska.

James Thompson

Congress / KS-04

James Thompson is a civil rights attorney, U.S. Army infantry veteran, and populist progressive fighting for a living wage, better schools and quality education without the burden of crushing debt, affordable health care, and a criminal justice system that treats everyone equally.

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Rashida Tlaib

Congress / MI-13

Rashida Tlaib will be the first Muslim Congresswoman, and pledges to fight back against the Trump agenda that puts corporate profits and serving the rich over the needs of the rest of us.

Randy Bryce

Congress / WI-01

Randy Bryce is an Army veteran, cancer survivor, and union ironworker. His inspirational campaign has galvanized so much support that he forced the most powerful Republican in Congress, Paul Ryan, to retire.

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Angie Craig

Congress / MN-02

Angie Craig is a working mom and powerful advocate for LGBTQ equality running against Trump-supporting incumbent Republican Jason Lewis, who voted for Trump’s disastrous bill to cut healthcare, as well as the Republican tax cut for big corporations and the super-rich.

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Jon Tester

Senate / MT

Jon Tester’s votes to end the war in Yemen, against the confirmations of torturer Gina Haspel for CIA Director and warhawk Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State, and his leadership in vetting the nominees for Secretary of Veterans Affairs demonstrate that Senator Tester shares our values.

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Veronica Escobar

Congress / TX-16

Veronica Escobar is an activist, a community leader, and an El Paso county judge since 2010, focused on universal health care and education, shattering the glass ceiling, and standing up to the Trump Administration’s treatment of Latinx communities.

Adrienne Bell

Congress / TX-14

As a teacher in the largest school district in Texas, a first-generation college graduate, and the leader of the Houston office of Barack Obama during his reelection campaign in 2012, Adrienne Bell has staked her campaign on supporting high quality education to offer every child a chance to succeed.

Dana Balter

Congress / NY-24

Dana Balter is a professor and community organizer, and has served as the Director of Education and the Director of Marketing and Communications at a nonprofit organization supporting adults with cognitive disabilities.

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Max Rose

Congress / NY-11

Max Rose is an Army veteran who worked for a major network of community health clinics, substance abuse centers, and food pantries, running to serve the diverse, working class community in Staten Island and lower Brooklyn.

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