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Redistricting - Why does it matter?

Your vote should count, but in 2010 the Nashville legislature made changes to our voting districts which basically gave Republicans more say in government. Why? Nashville doesn't want Democrats to have a voice in state government which in fact limits what we can do locally. So, it is important to get progressive leaders elected so we can redistrict the state in 2020.

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Robert Donati
Money Changes Everything

Money in politics is nothing new.  William McKinley’s political fixer, Mark Hanna, famously said, “There are two things that are important in politics. The first is money, and I can’t remember what the second one is.” Hanna spoke at the end of the first Gilded Age of staggering inequality and government corruption. In this modern political age defined by Supreme Court cases like Citizens United, this is truer now than ever.  It even impacts our state and local races here in Tennessee.

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Robert Donati
Legislative Victory

For a progressive living in a gerrymandered red state, it’s sometimes impossible to see any light at the end of the tunnel. But once in a while, we score a victory for Team Blue. Last fall I found myself managing Dwayne Thompson’s campaign for Tennessee House District 96.  On November 8, as Democrats across the nation were taking a beating in the presidential race, Dwayne Thompson eked out a victory against Republican Steve McManus.

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Robert Donati