103120 Lens Letters #33 What should the Democrats do about the Federal Courts?

Joe Biden’s Commission should propose an expansion of the District Courts and the Circuit Courts of Appeals.

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Political Note #332 The Campaign for the Senate

Can Democrats complete this cycle with a 56-44 US Senate majority?

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Political Note #323 Arizona and Texas state legislatures

If Democrats are to be America's majority party, that majority has to be achieved and sustained in state houses. Look at legislative races in Arizona and Texas that can make a difference.

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Women Candidates for Whom Donations Could Make a Difference

A reader asked. Can you put together a list of 30 candidates for the House of Representatives for whom donations would make a difference? Some Senate candidates, too?

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Political Note #272 Hiral Tiperneni AZ CD 06

Check out the website: https://lenspoliticalnotes.com  Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website. Thoughts after a history lesson by Heather Cox Richardson Political Note #272   Hiral Tiperneni AZ CD 06 2020                             General Election Nevertheless, she persisted. That’s Elizabeth Warren’s line. It also applies to Hiral Tipirneni https://hiralforcongress.com/. She is running for Arizona’s sixth Congressional against incumbent Republican David Schweikert. She ran for Congress before – in 2018. Twice. She ran in a special election, then in a general election. Born in India, Hiral Tipernini grew up outside of Cleveland. Her parents immigrated to the United States when she was three.…

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Political Note #107 Greg Stanton AZ CD 09

Greg Stanton is the Mayor of Phoenix. Greg Stanton is a Phi Beta Kappa Graduate from Marquette, a graduate of University of Michigan Law School. He worked in education law in Phoenix, was elected to the city council, and then was elected mayor. Greg Stanton was named a public official of the year in 2015. He distinguished himself by expanding light rail, bike lanes, and sidewalks. The city's greenhouse gas emissions were reduced.

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Political Note #102 Hiral Tipernini AZ CD 08

came to Ohio from India as a three year old. Her parents struggled, then thrived. Her father was an engineer, her mother a social worker. Heral went to medical school. Hiral Tipirneni married to a fellow student. After completing residencies, they chose Phoenix as a place to settle. Her husband joined an orthopedics practice; she worked in ERs. Personal experiences changed Hiral Tipinerni's life. Her mother died of cancer. A nephew died of cancer. Hiral Tipirneni turned to cancer research. Work in cancer research moved her into the public life of the community. She was a leader of research teams, served on boards, was involved in public advocacy, worked to affect the character and quality of life in her community.

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