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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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 #283   John Ossoff US Senate Georgia

Check out the website: https://lenspoliticalnotes.com  Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website.  The Passover Story Political Note #283   John Ossoff US Senate Georgia 2020                             General Election Georgia on my mind.  Georgia has three very big elections coming up in November. Let’s see who votes. Let’s see who is allowed to vote.  In 2018, Democrat Stacey Abrams lost the race for Governor to the then Republican Secretary of State Brian Kemp. She lost by 55,000 votes or 1.4%.  700,000 voters were removed from the voting rolls,…

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Political Note #191 Lucy McBath GA CD 06

Lucy McBath ran to unseat Karen Handel. She had no intention to be in politics. She was a stewardess for Delta Airlines. She worked for Delta for thirty years. The impetus for Lucy McBath to run for office was Hillary Clinton’s loss to Donald Trump. Lucy McBath had been living an apolitical life. Her son, Jordan Davis, was murdered. The murder got national attention. In a Jacksonville, Florida convenience store parking lot, Jordan Davis’ car radio was too loud, his music was offensive. Dunn told the teenagers in the car to turn the music down. One kid in front did. From the back, Jordan Davis told him to turn it back up again. Dunn didn’t like Jordan Davis’ attitude. So he shot him. He kept on shooting as the car drove away.

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Political Note #172 Carolyn Bordeaux GA CD 07

Carolyn Bordeaux was the Director of the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State -- a kind of university think tank. She went to Yale, to USC for an MPA, to Syracuse for a doctorate. Her principal qualification for a run for Congress is her work for the Georgia State Senate. She was the Director of the Georgia Senate Budget and Evaluation Office - a non-partisan job in a body with a Republican majority. She helped the Georgia Senate respond to the 207/2008 recession.

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