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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.

Gun Violence Prevention

Gun Violence Prevention

It is clear we need common sense gun regulation for the public safety and I strongly believe that Constitution authorizes such regulation.  The Supreme Court itself has acknowledged that the right to gun ownership is not without limits. I believe that we must strengthen our background check system, close loopholes in existing laws and we must create new legislation more strident in the banning of military-style and semi-automatic assault weapons or adapters allowing other guns to be manipulated into rapid-firing weapons.

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.

Where is Meehan on Moore?

Where is Meehan on Moore?

Rep. Pat Meehan made a name for himself in Delaware County as a tough prosecutor. He focused on the predation of children and young girls. He has seen this epidemic with his own eyes and has no excuse for silence on Roy Moore’s exploitation and sexual assault of adolescents and teens.