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 #258  Collin Peterson MN CD 07

Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website. President Clinton's trial in the Senate. 2020                                                         General Election There is a row of counties along Minnesota’s southern border.   If the three counties in that row in the southwest corner of the state were part of MN 07, then Collin Peterson’s http://www.petersonforcongress.com/ MN 07 would cover the entire western border of Minnesota – three counties deep or more. Collin Peterson’s MN 07? He doesn’t own that district. Maybe Donald Trump owns it. Trump carried it by 30 points. Or GW Bush. Bush carried the district by 14 against Al Gore, by…

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Political Note #244   Dan Feehan MN CD 01

Check out the website:   Look at the recent Daily Bits on the website. Countries Separating. Joining.  Marrying. Divorcing; They want out. 2020                         General Election A Democrat can win MN 01.  Tim Walz did. Tim resisted the effect of the changing population in the district.  The district was turning R. Tim Walz resisted successfully. Walz   53-47 in 2006 Walz   62-33 in 2008 Walz   49-44 in 2010 Walz   57-42 in 2012 Walz   54-46 in 2014 Walz   50.4-49.6 in 2016 In 2018, Tim Walz ran for governor.  And won. In 2020, Dan Feehan https://www.danfeehan.com/ ran for MN 01.  And lost.  By a little more than 1300 votes…

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Political Note #228   Tina Smith MN US Senate

Tina Smith is a solidly liberal Democratic Senator. She is pro-choice, in favor of action against climate change, for progressive criminal justice reform, opposed to e-cigarettes, in favor of gun safety efforts, in favor of financial support for Central American countries to reduce emigration to the US, and in favor of a single payer health care system. The more money she raises, the more she can be sufficiently dominant to scare serious opponents away from running.

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Political Note #122 Dan Feehan MN CD 01

On September 11, 2001, Dan Feehan was in Washington, DC. His public service goal became joining the military. He signed up for ROTC, graduated, and served two combat tours in Iraq from 2006 to 2009. Next, he joined Teach for America and got an internship in the White House. The internship brought him back to the military. After some civilian experiences with the military, he was appointed Assistant Secretary of Defense for Readines

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