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2016 Democratic Nominee, SecState, Senator, hair icon. Mom, Wife, Grandma x3, lawyer, advocate, fan of walks in the woods & standing up for our democracy.
New York, NY
A victory for safe, secure voting by mail in Nevada.
#ADA turned 30 on July 26th but the #DisabilityPride, learning and work we all must collectively do continues. Check out my conversation with @Kathy Hochul to find out what this Civil Rights law means to me and where we go from here. #ADAVoices https://www.facebook.com/ltgovhochulny/videos/335822914094914
We really, really have to flip the Senate. https://swingleft.org/p/senate
As we mourn 150,000 Americans lost to COVID-19, it's important to remember that it didn't have to get this bad and it doesn't have to remain this bad. Leadership matters. Choose better in November: Choose @Joe Biden.
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For anyone who's unclear or, say, has an elected official who's unclear: @Ben Sheehan's new book, “OMG WTF Does the Constitution Actually Say?” explains our founding document in modern-day terms. https://www.blackdogandleventhal.com/titles/ben-sheehan/omg-wtf-does-the-constitution-actually-say/9...
Migrant children as young as 1 are being detained in hotels by unknown private contractors for weeks, then deported without notice. It’s not even clear that they are licensed child care workers. This is wrong. @Hilton Hotels must end their cooperation.
A new international study has ruled out more optimistic climate change scenarios. The earth’s average temperature will most likely increase from 4.1 to 8.1 degrees Fahrenheit—the equivalent, Dr. Kate Marvel says, of a "five-alarm fire” for the planet. https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2020/07/22/climate-sensitivity-co2/#click=https://t.co/l5323E...
It's been lovely to see tributes like these to the great @John Lewis. The ultimate tribute will be to restore the Voting Rights Act he marched and bled for. A bill to do it has been sitting on Mitch McConnell's desk for 231 days.
No one should have to choose between their health and casting a ballot—but that’s exactly what Republicans are trying to force Americans to do in November. Watch @Tammy Baldwin explain the urgent need to fully fund vote by mail and other election reforms:
Now live! Always a pleasure, Bakari.
🚨Tomorrow’s episode of The Bakari Sellers Podcast features Secretary @Hillary Clinton🚨 We chatted about the coronavirus, schools reopening, VP search, Biden polls, etc... Drops at 6am. Download here: https://open.spotify.com/episode/4MZC1mFt2KC2lReh3qRgnJ?si=0BCOn4rCRS-nMQUPMwB7mw