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Postdoc hopes Pennsylvania voters will help her re-engineer how to run for Congress

Postdoc hopes Pennsylvania voters will help her re-engineer how to run for Congress

This story is the first in a three-part series on candidates with considerable scientific training who are running as Democrats for the U.S. House of Representatives in Pennsylvania. Their first test is the 15 May primary.

Cenk Uygur interviews Molly Sheehan on The Young Turks News Show

Cenk Uygur interviews Molly Sheehan on The Young Turks News Show

Molly Sheehan sat down with Cenk Uygur to talk about her campaign's focus on remaining grassroots and strongly progressive. The Young Turks is the largest online news show in the world and is dedicated to progressive politics. With over 3.5 million subscribers, it's truly an honor to be featured on their show!

An Open Letter to Rep. Pat Meehan on the GOP Tax Plan

An Open Letter to Rep. Pat Meehan on the GOP Tax Plan

I want to voice to you great concerns regarding the current tax packages in Congress. The legislation you have written and the Senate is about to pass will result in some of the most egregious and detrimental tax changes that have ever been inflicted upon the American public.

Moore, Franken, Trump and the Rise of Women’s Solidarity

Moore, Franken, Trump and the Rise of Women’s Solidarity

A male friend remarked about the recent revelations, “It’s dark times we are living in.” But it is not a dark time, there has been a giant light shined upon the darkness we have inhabited. I look forward to my daughter growing up in this light, where she has no secrets and can live a life without fear. I look forward to a light that clears away the shadows inside which we and our children are sexually abused. I bask in the light under which women unify.

U.S. Scientists, Please Run for Office. The Planet Needs You

If Trump’s administration isn’t going to consult with scientists, scientists will have to muscle their way in. As the old Washington koan goes, if you’re not at the table, you’re probably on the menu. “We need a seat,” Sheehan says. Preferably one that’s the right height for a good microscope.
— Clive Thompson, WIRED

Dem hopeful in 7th burnishes progressive credentials

Among the discussions in the /r/Political_Revolution subreddit, a politically progressive thread on Reddit, Sheehan touches on big pharma, gerrymandering, medical marijuana federal descheduling, public transportation funding, advancement of green energy sources, pro-net neutrality, bringing back Glass-Steagall and more.

Health care, she wrote, was the most important issue of the upcoming election.

“We need to elect somebody who has experience and a real plan to implement single-payer health care,” Sheehan said. “I am the only candidate running with health care experience.”
— Delco Times - Rick Kauffman 7-16-2017