It’s Not the Democrats Who Have Lost Touch with Voters

It is not Democrats who have lost touch with the voters, but the Republicans who are adopting an unpopular and extreme agenda. The most vital question is whether Democrats can convince the voters in time. Bear with us here. The current polling would indicate that the public wants Republicans in control of Congress. The RealClearPolitics polling average shows […]

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What the Events of the Last Day Mean for Democrats

It’s an election year and Democrats have struggled for a message. If we didn’t recognize it before, we now clearly have one: Do Americans want to hand the direction of the country over to a party that is likely to outlaw or severely restrict abortion, make it harder to vote, allow the banning of books, […]

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Democracy Is A Moral Position

Democracy is a moral position. Defending the right of human beings to control their own lives is a moral position. Treating everyone equally before the law is a moral position. Insisting that everyone has a right to have a say in their government is a moral position. Insisting that your position is the one to […]

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County Defends Mail-In Voting

We’re extremely proud that our County Board of Supervisors is one of two counties in the State to join a host of others defending early voting by mail in the Arizona Supreme Court. The Arizona Republican Party filed an extraordinary lawsuit directly in the Supreme Court arguing that anything but voting in person, at a […]

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Why I’m a Democrat

Adapted from a report by our County Party’s Chair’s report to County Committee on March 12. If you want to see the message(s) of the day, please look at our account on Twitter. Or, if you are not on Twitter, look at the bottom of the home page on our website, which reproduces everything we […]

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3.7 million American Children Fall into Poverty

The American Rescue Act, which was signed into law in March 2021, expanded the child tax credit for one year. The credit was expanded in three ways: 1. The amount of the child tax credit was increased from $2,000 per child to $3,600 for each child 5 or younger and $3,000 for each child 6-17. (The […]

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Wait Months for Election Results?

A note on our Senator Wendy Rogers from Arizona Agenda today: If you like waiting months to hear the results of the election, then you’ll love Senate Bill 1338, which would send Arizona back decades as far as election technology is concerned.  The bill — sponsored by none other than Republican Sen. Wendy Rogers, perpetual perpetrator […]

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Wendy Rogers Watch

This week the Arizona Senate Judiciary Committee passed these bills: SCR1008 labeling Antifa a terrorist organization S1123 allowing college students to carry concealed guns on campus S1165 banning trans girls from playing on K-12 girls teams (an act of terrorism directed toward children) State Senator Wendy Rogers is a radical first-term state senator who is […]

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Voting Rights Failed. What’s Next?

by Ann Heitland, Coconino County Democratic Party Chair Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema got their way. The filibuster lived. Voting rights legislation died. (Senator Sheldon Whitehouse thinks otherwise and it would be nice if Leader Schumer could pull off that plan. But don’t hold your breath. It’s not in our hands and we can’t effectively […]

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Year One Was Great

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Biden Administration. Remember where you were one year ago today. The pandemic was one year old. Unemployment was disastrous. Schools and businesses were closed. Only a few healthcare workers had gotten COVID vaccines. What a difference a year makes! Here’s some of what the Biden/Harris administration and Democrats […]

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