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2402, 2021

Arizona List is Gearing Up for 2022, says Political Director Claire Knipe

By |February 24th, 2021|Arizona Democratic Party|

Arizona is "trending Democratic" and a Democratic pro-choice woman is just waiting to announce that she'll run for Governor in 2022, according to Claire Knipe, [...]

2402, 2021

Videos of Candidates and Speakers at Democrats of Greater Tucson

By |February 24th, 2021|Immigration/Refugees, Labor, Law Enforcement, Local Candidates and Electeds|

Democrats of Greater Tucson meets every Monday at Noon via Zoom. Visit the EVENTS page to see our upcoming speaker. Many thanks to Anne Simmons, [...]

2302, 2021

Three Strikes This Week for Rep. Mark Finchem

By |February 23rd, 2021|Elections, Local Candidates and Electeds|

This is not Mark Rep. Finchem's (R-LD11) week. First, the ethics committees of the Arizona State House and Senate Republican Chairpersons dismissed his complaint aimed [...]

1602, 2021

Activist Kevin Dahl, Candidate for City Council, on Protecting our National Parks and Environment

By |February 16th, 2021|Environment|

Kevin Dahl, an environmental activist who spent his career protecting National Parks, said that Ward 3 voters asked him to run for City [...]

1002, 2021

VIDEO: How to Win Over Rural Voters with Susan Bickel, LD9 Chair

By |February 10th, 2021|Arizona, Elections|

The path to turning rural counties blue runs through local parades, county fairs, and community affairs, according to LD9 Democrats Chair Susan Bickel. She [...]

1002, 2021

Barbara Warren on Why Tucson is Not Prepared for a Heat Emergency

By |February 10th, 2021|Arizona, Environment/Climate Change|

The Tucson power grid is vulnerable in the event of a climate disaster, according to Barbara Warren, speaking at the Democrats of Greater Tucson on [...]

602, 2021

Trump Actually Did Paid Someone — It was Election Denier Mark Finchem

By |February 6th, 2021|Local Candidates and Electeds|

All around the world are individuals and business vendors who have been stiffed by perennial deadbeat Donald Trump. However, State Representative Mark Finchem (R-LD11) got [...]

402, 2021

It is Alive: School Voucher Bill Advances in the Arizona State Senate

By |February 4th, 2021|Education|

Here they go again. Like monsters from B Movie franchises that never die (like Jason, Freddy Kruger, and Candy Man) school voucher measures are brought [...]

202, 2021

Dear Senator Sinema: About the Filibuster and Impeachment

By |February 2nd, 2021|Arizona, Local Candidates and Electeds, US Senate|

At this point, I believe it is important once more to let you know my concerns about your vote on two more important issues as [...]

202, 2021

Use Request to Speak to Stop Dangerous Bills in the State Legislature

By |February 2nd, 2021|Endorsements, Local Activism|

By Deb Bonjouklian. This is your Request to Speak (RTS) “Cheat Sheet” for the week of February 1st, 2021. Melinda Iyer, Editor of AZ [...]

2501, 2021

VIDEO: Former Mayor Rothschild Talks Politics, Law and Economic Development

By |January 25th, 2021|Local Candidates and Electeds|

Many thanks to DGT's Video Producer Ann Simmons! Former Tucson mayor Jonathan Rothschild highlighted several of his upcoming activities during his talk at [...]

2401, 2021

A great day for Democrats: Teran Leads AZDems, Ward to Guide GOP into a Ditch

By |January 24th, 2021|Arizona, Arizona Democratic Party|

Raquel Teran, a State Representative from Legislative District 30, became the new head of the Arizona Democratic Party with 75 percent of the vote on [...]

2301, 2021

Doctor: Improved Medicare for All will Fix Flaws in US Healthcare

By |January 23rd, 2021|Healthcare|

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed several shortcomings in the U.S. health care system: The illusion of reliable employer-based health insurance is crumbling. Our safety nets [...]

2101, 2021

Bonnie Heidler’s Plans for the Pima Democratic Party

By |January 21st, 2021|Local Candidates and Electeds|

Newly-elected Pima County Democratic Party Chair Bonnie Heidler is already planning for elections in 2022 and 2024. This includes helping other districts like LD 4 [...]

1901, 2021

Video: Jeremey Lasher on How To Win Elections

By |January 19th, 2021|Elections|

Former DGT President Jeremey Lasher spelled out how he helped win elections for Democrats in Arizona and Georgia. The single, most-effective technique is [...]

1401, 2021

GOP Attorney General Indicts Two Democrats for Ballot Collection

By |January 14th, 2021|Arizona, Criminal Justice|

The Republican attorney general, Mark Brnovich, indicted two Democratic Latinas for collecting ballots, using a law that has been declared unconstitutional. Most people missed the [...]

1401, 2021

Pima Dems Chair Bonnie Heidler on Removing Finchem, Ballot Harvesting and Redistricting

By |January 14th, 2021|Local Candidates and Electeds, Tucson|

Many thanks to video producer Anne Simmons for editing this recording. Elected as Pima Country's Chair in December, Bonnie Heidler spoke before the [...]

1301, 2021

Today’s Confederacy Festers in Trump Terrorists

By |January 13th, 2021|US Senate|

After the Civil War, Confederates spun a tale claiming they lost their treasonous insurrection because they had erred in tactics. Also, they said, the North [...]

1201, 2021

Doug Ducey Goes to War Against Arizona’s Public Schools

By |January 12th, 2021|Education|

In his 2021 State of the State Address, Governor Doug Ducey, in an attempt to make nice with the rabid Trumpist science-denying fringe, attacked public [...]

601, 2021

Council Member Nikki Lee Spotlights 2021 Goals for Tucson

By |January 6th, 2021|Tucson|

Many thanks to Anne Simmons, our Video Production Editor, for editing this video. Tucson City Council member Nikki Lee spoke at Democrats of [...]

3012, 2020

Mark Finchem Spreads Scary Claims while Bonding with Indicted Steve Bannon

By |December 30th, 2020|Arizona, State Representative|

The video below from the Trump Zone is scary. It is a seven-minute exchange between the indicted white nationalist-fascist and Trump confidant Steve Bannon and [...]

2712, 2020

Judge Flushes Frivolous Election Lawsuit by Bungling GOP Lawyers

By |December 27th, 2020|Vote Suppression|

A state judge in Phoenix flushed away the lawsuit by GOP lawyers Dennis Wilenchik, Jack Wilenchik, and Lee Miller, who aimed to overturn the election [...]

2612, 2020

GOP Lawyers Screw Up Again in Election Subpoena Lawsuit

By |December 26th, 2020|Arizona, Slider|

In a continuously failing GOP conspiracy to overturn the November 3 election, Republican state legislators subpoenaed the Maricopa Supervisors' election records. Bungling GOP lawyers Kory [...]

2112, 2020

Stop Talking About Homelessness and Start Doing Something About It

By |December 21st, 2020|Local Activism, Tucson|

Driving through the streets of Tucson, it's impossible to miss the people experiencing homelessness here in Tucson. Whether panhandling on a traffic island at [...]

1912, 2020

Bonnie Heidler Heads New Leadership Team for Pima Dems

By |December 19th, 2020|Elections, Local Activism, Local Candidates and Electeds|

Bonnie Heidler Hundreds of Pima County Democratic Party (PDCP) committee persons decisively elected Bonnie Heidler as the new county party Chair. She is [...]

1712, 2020

Trump Gangs Accost and Threaten State Legislators

By |December 17th, 2020|Arizona, Local Candidates and Electeds|

Trump gangs including the Proud Boys, the Oath Keepers, the Three Percenters, and other right-wing militias are accosting and menacing elected state legislators, causing [...]

1712, 2020

21 Trump Lawyers Charged with Filing Frivolous Election Lawsuits in Arizona

By |December 17th, 2020|Arizona, Elections|

Trump attorney Dennis Wilenchik Bar charges have been filed against 21 Trump lawyers who filed bogus lawsuits seeking to overturn Arizona election results. [...]

1612, 2020

State Senator Victoria Steele Addresses 12-14-20 DGT Meeting

By |December 16th, 2020|Arizona, Local Candidates and Electeds|

State Senator Victoria Steele, who has represented LD9 for eight years, spoke at a full house at the Democrats of Greater Tucson meeting on [...]

1212, 2020

Nurses’ Plea: Please Stop Socializing in Person

By |December 12th, 2020|Community Organizing, Healthcare|

By Judy Rich, RN, Mimi Coomler, RN, Joy Upshaw, RN, TMC Nurse Managers We are writing this letter from the front lines of TMC HealthCare. We are not strangers. [...]

1112, 2020

GOP Lawyer Filed a Legal Bag of Trash to Overturn Election

By |December 11th, 2020|Elections|

As an attorney, I was appalled to see Trump lawyer Alexander Kolodin file a legal bag of trash in Arizona federal court in a ludicrous [...]

712, 2020

Emergency Help Needed in Georgia for Democratic Candidates to Win the US Senate

By |December 7th, 2020|Elections|

This is a call to Arizonans to support Democrats Raphael Warnock and John Ossof for US Senate from Georgia. The best place to donate is [...]

412, 2020

The Assault on Election that Refuses to Die

By |December 4th, 2020|Elections|

Commander Covid seems to be retreating to the next ditch in his losing battle to hold on to an office he does not know how [...]

312, 2020

National Pot Legalization Expected to Pass in the House This Week

By |December 3rd, 2020|Democratic Convention|

This article first appeared on the Blog for Arizona. A historic House vote to end the federal prohibition of cannabis is expected to [...]

3011, 2020

Robert McWhirter: the Constitution and Donald Trump

By |November 30th, 2020|Elections|

Many thanks to Video Production Editor Anne Simmons for her work on this video. After an engaging and informative presentation to Democrats of [...]

3011, 2020

Tell the Supervisors: We Want Gun Background Checks at the Fairgrounds

By |November 30th, 2020|Gun Safety|

During a surging pandemic, Crossroads of the West Gun Show returned to Pima County Fairgrounds last weekend. It brought together indoors hundreds of people, milling [...]

2411, 2020

Gary Harrison, Pima County Clerk of the Superior Court

By |November 24th, 2020|Local Candidates and Electeds|

Gary Harrison, the Pima County Clerk of the Superior Court, spoke at the Democrats of Greater Tucson on meeting November 23, 2020. Gary [...]

2211, 2020

Trump’s Concession Speech We All Deserve

By |November 22nd, 2020|President|

2211, 2020

The Damage from an Incompetent, Devious, and Ambitious President

By |November 22nd, 2020|President|

Commander Covid created the current period of uncertainty with his inability to understand that he lost the election and his desperate attempts to torque the [...]

1911, 2020

Attend the Members-Only Annual Election Dec. 7 at Noon

By |November 19th, 2020|Elections|

At the Annual Members-Only Meeting at Noon on Monday, Dec. 7, members will elect new officers for DGT Board: President 1st Vice Chair – Program [...]

1611, 2020

Steve Farley Helps Homeless Pets as CEO of the Humane Society

By |November 16th, 2020|Tucson|

  Steve Farley is the Chief Executive Officer of The Humane Society of Southern Arizona. He was named CEO for his experience and [...]

1511, 2020

Dems Dominate in Pima County with Historic Wins

By |November 15th, 2020|Education, Elections, Governor, Labor|

Now it can be said: Democrats in Pima County clobbered Republicans in the election. It was a historic win for education, diversity, and criminal justice. [...]

1011, 2020

Election Analysis from Joshua Polacheck, Director of the Pima Democratic Party

By |November 10th, 2020|Arizona, Elections|

Joshua Polacheck, the Executive Director of the Pima County Democratic Party, surveyed the near-total sweep by Democratic Candidates to Pima County elected offices. [...]

811, 2020

Where are we? What has happened? Where do we go from here?

By |November 8th, 2020|Elections|

I still am trying to process the results of the 2020 General Election, which drags on and feels as welcome as the last guest at [...]

811, 2020

Acceptance Speech of President-Elect Joseph Biden

By |November 8th, 2020|President|

November 7, 2020 "My fellow Americans, the people of this nation have spoken. They have delivered us a clear victory. A convincing victory. A victory [...]

711, 2020

The Price of Peace

By |November 7th, 2020|Elections|

When I ran two nonprofit organizations, the grantmakers from the government, foundation, and corporate sectors wanted numerical proof of successful goals. But there are no [...]

711, 2020

Joe Biden is elected president!

By |November 7th, 2020|Elections, Joe Biden|

Celebrations are erupting around the US following Joe Biden's victory. NBC News: Biden defeats Trump to win White House: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-election/biden-defeats-trump-win-white-house-nbc-news-projects-n1246912 CNN: Joe Biden elected president: https://www.cnn.com/politics/live-news/trump-biden-election-results-11-07-20/index.html To quote the [...]

511, 2020

Obamacare Survival Hinges on Doctrine of Severability

By |November 5th, 2020|Healthcare|

The Supreme Court is arguing Obamacare for the third time on Tuesday, November 10, in Texas v. California. “The tax will come back to haunt him,” [...]

311, 2020

Republican Voter Suppression Is Entangled With Virulent Trumpism

By |November 3rd, 2020|Elections|

As the 2020 general election process comes completes the voting phase of its protracted course, I have been left like most of my fellow Democrats, [...]

311, 2020

How to Vote for the Democratic Blue Ticket

By |November 3rd, 2020|Arizona, Ballot Referenda and Initiatives, Elections|

President and VP: Joe Biden and Kamala Harris US Senate: Mark Kelly US House of Representatives: Ann Kirkpatrick (CD2) and Raul Grijalva (CD3) Propositions: Vote [...]

2910, 2020

In Her Own Words: Kamala Harris Rallies Tucson for Joe Biden

By |October 29th, 2020|Arizona, Economics, Elections, Environment, Healthcare, Joe Biden|

In the spirit of the late great John McCain, I was thinking, let's start with a little straight talk. Now, you know, there has [...]

2610, 2020

SEE: Matt Heinz for Pima Supervisor, District 2

By |October 26th, 2020|Supervisor|

ALSO: Luci Messing (First Vice Chair of the Pima Democratic Party) and Bonnie Heidler (current chair of LD10 Democrats) announce that they are [...]

2510, 2020

“The Ballots” May Save Us From The Madness of this Trump Administration

By |October 25th, 2020|Elections, President|

You may recall the president’s (AKA Commander Covid) fevered rant a few weeks ago about “the ballots” being rife with corruption, stolen votes, imaginary voters, [...]

2310, 2020

It’s Not Over ‘Til It’s Over!

By |October 23rd, 2020|Elections, Uncategorized|

As of October 22, almost 53% of the registered Democrats in Pima County have voted, thanks to Democratic PCs and volunteers to educate and motivate [...]

2110, 2020

Share “Go From There” Biden Video with Your Friends

By |October 21st, 2020|Elections, President|

This Biden/Harris Campaign Ad, released during Game One of the World Series, may be one of the best closing ads in recent Presidential Campaign History. [...]

2010, 2020

Arizonans are hurting. Here’s My Plan To Help Them As President

By |October 20th, 2020|Arizona, Elections, President|

Right now, far too many of Arizonans’ lives have been turned upside down. More than 220,000 have been infected with COVID-19. Nearly 6,000 have died, missing from [...]

2010, 2020

WATCH: 5 TUSD Candidates for School Board

By |October 20th, 2020|Education, Elections|

Five candidates who are running for four-year terms on the Tucson Unified School District Board appeared at DGT’s October 19, 2020, meeting: Ravi [...]

1910, 2020

Free Mark Kelly and Biden/Harris Signs

By |October 19th, 2020|Elections|

Call or walk-in 3532 E Grant Rd 85716 (near Dodge) 520-505-1124

1510, 2020

VIDEO: David Lujan on Vote YES for Prop. 208, Invest In Ed

By |October 15th, 2020|Education|

  David Lujan explains why voters should pass Prop. 208, the Invest In Ed ballot initiative. He is one of the authors of [...]

1410, 2020

Flipping the Legislature for the First Time in 50 Years: A Distinct Possibility

By |October 14th, 2020|Arizona, Local Candidates and Electeds|

This article first appeared on the Blog for Arizona, http://blogforarizona.net/ My colleagues David Gordon and Clyde Steele have written extensively about State Senator [...]

1210, 2020

Who is Packing the Supreme Court Now?

By |October 12th, 2020|Commentary|

With the storm of really wild events overcoming the political scene in this great republic these days, it's difficult for me to focus on a [...]

1110, 2020

Diamond is the Only Choice for Pima County Dist. 4 Supervisor. Christy is an Abomination.

By |October 11th, 2020|Supervisor|

After listening to a League of Women Voters debate, it is clear that Steve Diamond -- the first Democrat to run for Pima County District [...]

910, 2020

Unlawful Militia Threats to Watch for at Polling Places

By |October 9th, 2020|Tucson|

What is a militia? Federal and state laws generally use the term “militia” to refer to all able-bodied residents between certain ages who may be [...]

910, 2020

Get Your ByeDon Hats and T-Shirts and Support DGT

By |October 9th, 2020|Local Activism|

Double R Promotions of Tucson is selling ByeDon hats and T-shirts. With every sale, the company will donate $5 to DGT. The sale is organized [...]

710, 2020

SEE: Kirsten Engel for AZ Senate, speaking at DGT on October 5, 2020

By |October 7th, 2020|Local Candidates and Electeds|

In the announcements, two leaders of the Coalition for a National Infrastructure Bank, as set forth in House Bill 6422, said the bank [...]

610, 2020

Dr. Felipe Perez to Return Science and Reason to Arizona’s LD 11

By |October 6th, 2020|State Representative|

In the last couple of election cycles, the politics of Arizona Legislative District 11 has come under ridicule because of the fringe and conspiracy-laden views [...]

310, 2020

Law Enforcement Must Keep Polling Places Safe

By |October 3rd, 2020|Elections|

I survey the wreckage of our Democratic electoral process left after Tuesday night’s presidential “debate,” I believe we Democrats must start where we live, and [...]

210, 2020

The Danger of Drinking the Trump Kool-Aid

By |October 2nd, 2020|President|

Recently a reader wrote to the Arizona Daily Star spewing bogus claims about what would happen if Biden were elected. She claimed all manner of [...]

3009, 2020

Steve Diamond, Candidate for Dist. 4 Pima Supervisor, Aims to Oust Anti-Science Incumbent

By |September 30th, 2020|Economics, Education, Environment, Local Candidates and Electeds, Supervisor|

In a year that indicates a Blue Wave may be coming, the trends are good news to the Democratic candidate Steve Diamon, candidate for District [...]

3009, 2020

SEE: Chad Campbell on Vote “YES” on Prop. 207 to Legalize Marijuana

By |September 30th, 2020|Arizona, Economics, Local Activism|

 Chad Campbell is the Chair of Smart and Safe Arizona, which is leading the campaign in support of Proposition 207. At the DGT meeting on [...]

2909, 2020

Will the New Conservative Court Impede Medical Aid in Dying Laws?

By |September 29th, 2020|Commentary, Criminal Justice|

Trump and Supreme Court Nominee Amy Coney Barrett Although staunchly Catholic Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett, has never weighed in on medical [...]

2809, 2020

US election polls look good for Joe Biden. But can they be trusted?

By |September 28th, 2020|Arizona|

The numbers are looking pretty good for Democrats in Arizona. The party’s Senate candidate is up more than five points in polling averages, and Joe Biden [...]

2709, 2020

Listen: Trump More Likely to Goof Up at Tuesday’s Debate

By |September 27th, 2020|Podcast, President|

 “People are dying, tens of thousands of people are out of work—he’s embarrassing,” is not only the quote of the year from former Hillary [...]

2609, 2020

All Eyes on Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission

By |September 26th, 2020|Arizona, Elections|

While we have been distracted by the incumbent president’s continuing acts of ignorance and outrage, another process important to our political health in Arizona has [...]

2609, 2020

Now is the Time for All Good Democrats to Join DGT, and Come to the Aid of Their Country

By |September 26th, 2020|Tucson|

Join a community of informed Democrats Rex Scott speaking at DGT before the pandemic. The stakes in the 2020 election could not be [...]

2509, 2020

A Little Humor to Remind Us to Laugh

By |September 25th, 2020|President|

On President Trump's refusal to commit to a peaceful transition of power if he loses the election "Well, so much for that Nobel Peace Prize," [...]

2509, 2020

Attention Evangelicals: The US Has Never Been a Christian Nation

By |September 25th, 2020|Arizona|

Biblicism defines Evangelicals as: Having an over-rigid adherence to certain Bible texts or teachings at the expense of context and other biblical teachings. Having a [...]

2409, 2020

Discover How Teresa Gerschutz is Turning Arizona Blue with Voter Cards, House Parties and New Volunteers

By |September 24th, 2020|Arizona Democratic Party, Webinar|

  In the latest episode of Larry Bodine Live, he interviews Teresa Gerschutz, a Precinct Committee Leader in Precinct #239 who recruits volunteers. [...]

2209, 2020

Kirsten Engel Will Champion the People’s Agenda in the Arizona State Senate

By |September 22nd, 2020|State Representative, Tucson|

With Senate Democratic Leader David Bradley retiring this year, voters in Arizona Legislative District Ten will have a choice on whom they want to succeed [...]

2109, 2020

Gallup: Democrats Viewed as Party Better Able to Handle Top Problems

By |September 21st, 2020|Arizona Democratic Party, Commentary|

STORY HIGHLIGHTS Democrats have an edge at handling the most important problems, 47% to 39%. Typically, the party leading on this measure has won the [...]

1909, 2020

Voting by Mail — How Lucky are We?

By |September 19th, 2020|Elections|

Arizona has been blessed to have two important and very progressive pillars of representative democracy: the Permanent Early Voters List and the non-partisan Redistricting Commission. [...]

1909, 2020

Discover Why Maria Hidalgo Loves Campaigning for Democrats

By |September 19th, 2020|Elections|

In the latest episode of Larry Bodine Live, a project of LD9 Democrats, Precinct Committee Woman Maria Hidalgo talks about the joys of [...]

1709, 2020

If You Knew Betsy Devos…

By |September 17th, 2020|Education|

To understand Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, it is helpful to know about her background and her agenda. Amazingly, it does not directly flow [...]

1509, 2020

Republicans Vince Leach and Mark Finchem — “Please Not Again”

By |September 15th, 2020|State Representative|

Having studied the issues and priorities for both Republicans and Democrats running for Arizona's State Senate and House, I can't help but wonder if both [...]

1309, 2020

VIDEO with Darsi Aldrich: You Too Can Get Great Results with Phone Banking

By |September 13th, 2020|Arizona Democratic Party|

"Come with an open mind, don't think you can change the world in one day," says Darsi Aldrich. She is a precinct committeewoman [...]

1209, 2020

Don’t Get Me Started on the GOP Senate Failure to Help Americans!

By |September 12th, 2020|Arizona|

Well, it happened again!  I was about to finish up a post looking at a positive aspect of Arizona politics, when the Governor had to [...]

809, 2020

Reaction to Trump Flag Boosts Mary Alice Theroux’s Campaign for Democrats

By |September 8th, 2020|Arizona, Elections|

Mary Alice Theroux joined us on “Larry Bodine Live” to talk about her current project, how she got started in campaigning for Democrats, [...]

609, 2020

Campaign for JoAnna Mendoza for State Senate in LD11

By |September 6th, 2020|Local Candidates and Electeds|

Campaign for JoAnna Mendoza, who is running for state Senate in LD11 (Oro Valley & Marana) and will improve COVID response, education, and healthcare. [...]

609, 2020

GOP Rep. Mark Finchem of LD11 Belongs to a Right-Wing Militia

By |September 6th, 2020|Local Candidates and Electeds|

The Oath Keepers can claim a Republican member running for the Arizona legislature: rightwing state Rep. Mark Finchem of LD11 (Oro Valley & Marana). Anti-government [...]

509, 2020

Support a Working-Class Candidate for Labor Day

By |September 5th, 2020|Local Candidates and Electeds|

With your help, last month I won 65% of the vote in my primary election and I am now on my way towards making history [...]

509, 2020

Outrageous: Trump Disparages Fallen American Soldiers

By |September 5th, 2020|President|

I first saw reports Thursday night about an article in The Atlantic by Jeffrey Goldberg about the president’s reaction to and behavior around our country’s [...]

309, 2020

Schedule of 2020 Presidential and Vice Presidential Debates

By |September 3rd, 2020|Joe Biden|

2020 First Presidential Debate Date:   September 29, 2020, Tuesday Time:  9:00pm - 10:30pm ET Location: Cleveland, Ohio Host: Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic Health Education Campus Moderator:  Chris Wallace, Fox [...]

309, 2020

Tucson’s Leo Gruenstein Registered 100 High School Students in a Week

By |September 3rd, 2020|Arizona Democratic Party|

  Leo Gruenstein, a senior at the Gregory School in Tucson, successfully registered 100 students in a week, as part of a Mission [...]

109, 2020

SEE: Six Options at the End of Life with Dwight Moore, Ph.D.

By |September 1st, 2020|Arizona, Healthcare, Webinar|

Dwight Moore, Ph.D., spoke at the August 31, 2020, meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson.Dr. Dwight Moore is the Chair of the Education [...]

3108, 2020

Read This to Laugh Right Now!

By |August 31st, 2020|Arizona, Democratic National Convention, Elections|

I remind you to laugh and when better to do it, then after the Republican Convention! But first, On Former Trump Advisor Steve Bannon being charged [...]

3008, 2020

Don’t Wait! Vote for Democrats Immediately after October 7

By |August 30th, 2020|Elections|

As soon as you get your mail-in ballot on October 7, vote it immediately. No first-class postage is needed. You can check when [...]

3008, 2020

Voters Prioritize Protecting Social Security

By |August 30th, 2020|Arizona, Economics, Elections|

President Donald Trump is waging a war on all current and future Social Security beneficiaries. Recently, Trump ordered the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to defer [...]

3008, 2020

Terrifying Connections Between Arizona GOP Legislators & Right-Wing Militias

By |August 30th, 2020|Arizona|

David Livingston is a Republican member of the Arizona State Senate representing District 22. He has been defending the Kenosha shooter on social media. [...]

3008, 2020

Are Ducey and Republicans Headed for the Woodshed in November?

By |August 30th, 2020|Arizona, Elections, Governor|

Gov. Ducey had better start paying attention because by all indications a train wreck is coming for him and elected Republicans in November. Since being [...]

2808, 2020

The Liar Tweets Tonight — The Sequel!

By |August 28th, 2020|President|

Song by Roy Zimmerman and The ReZisters featuring Peggy Seeger, Jay Siegel of the Tokens, Vicki Randle, George Kahumoku Jr., Sandy Riccardi, and [...]

2708, 2020

Putin Delivers Keynote Address at RNC

By |August 27th, 2020|President|

2508, 2020

WATCH: Progressive Pam Powers Hannley Hits the Hot Issues

By |August 25th, 2020|Arizona, Ballot Referenda and Initiatives, Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, Elections, Healthcare, State Representative, Tucson|

Pamela Powers Hannley, State Rep. for LD9, presented a comprehensive, bright progressive future for Arizona at the Democrats of Greater Tucson meeting on [...]

2408, 2020

JoAnna Mendoza Will Improve Covid Response, Education and Healthcare in Tucson’s LD11

By |August 24th, 2020|Arizona, Children & Families|

Gunnery Sergeant JoAnna Mendoza is the Democratic candidate for the State Senate in Arizona’s Legislative District 11 Gunnery Sergeant JoAnna Mendoza, the 2020 [...]

1908, 2020

Preparing for a Post-COVID New World Order in Pima County

By |August 19th, 2020|Community Organizing, Elections, Healthcare, Local Activism, RedForEd|

I would argue that Pima Community College could and should play a key role. History is riddled with periods of war, famine, natural disasters, plague, [...]

1608, 2020

Democratic Convention Detailed Lineup

By |August 16th, 2020|Democratic National Convention|

UNITING AMERICA Convention Program (All times are EDT) August 17th, Monday Theme: "We The People"  8:00am-8:00pm    All Day: State Delegation Breakfasts, Lunches & Receptions, DNC Caucus [...]

1608, 2020

VIDEO Interview: Alison Jones, Chair of Pima Dems, on How to Win the Election

By |August 16th, 2020|Arizona, Joe Biden, Local Activism|

Alison Jones, the Chair of the Pima County Democratic Party, talked with Larry Bodine to describe her new strategy to turn Arizona Blue in [...]

1608, 2020

Replace Postmaster Louis Dejoy Immediately

By |August 16th, 2020|Arizona, Commentary, Economics, Local Activism, Uncategorized|

Millions of Americans are counting on the USPS Governing Board to use their authority to replace Louis Dejoy as Postmaster General.  In the military, no [...]

1408, 2020

Four religious segments appear to be strongly in Biden’s camp

By |August 14th, 2020|Commentary, Elections, Joe Biden|

According to a new Gallup Poll, four religious segments appear to be strongly in Biden's camp: Black Protestants, "Nones," those of non-Christian faiths, and Hispanic [...]

1308, 2020

Join Convention Watch Parties Across Arizona

By |August 13th, 2020|Arizona, Democratic Convention, Democratic National Convention, Elections|

Check out all of the Convention Watch Parties the Democratic Party is hosting! Please share these with your online communities. There will also be virtual [...]

1108, 2020

Trump’s Payroll Tax Deferral Raises Red Flags on Social Security

By |August 11th, 2020|Arizona, Commentary, President|

President Trump announced four executive actions, including a temporary payroll tax cut. While illegal, they are also a backhanded way to defund Social Security and [...]

1008, 2020

Mayor Regina Romero Discusses Her First Months as Mayor of Tucson

By |August 10th, 2020|Tucson Mayor Regina Romero|

Mayor Regina Romero has had a lot on her governing plate since becoming the current leader of Tucson in December 2019. Like most Arizona’s Mayors, [...]

708, 2020

On This Day 55 Years Ago, the Voting Rights Act Was Signed Into Law

By |August 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|

In our lifetime Americans have been beaten, bloodied, and murdered because they wanted to vote. For Black Americans, their fundamental right was denied by white [...]

608, 2020

Historian Allan Lichtman Says Biden Will Win

By |August 6th, 2020|Joe Biden, President|

The professor famous for accurately predicting the winner of every presidential election since 1984 has issued his verdict for 2020: Joe Biden will defeat President Trump. American University Professor [...]

608, 2020

The Democratic Party National Platform

By |August 6th, 2020|Democratic Convention, Elections, Joe Biden|

Click to read the Democratic Party Platform 2020-07-31 Table of Contents DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT 4 PREAMBLE 5 PROTECTING AMERICANS AND RECOVERING FROM THE [...]

308, 2020

Democratic Turnout is Exceeding Republican turnout

By |August 3rd, 2020|Arizona, Elections|

With the primary election tomorrow, Data Orbital is giving you their takeaways from the early vote data. There are still tens of thousands of ballots [...]

2907, 2020

Mark Kelly Will Protect Medicare and Social Security

By |July 29th, 2020|Mark Kelly|

Despite the fact that our seniors have been hit hard by the coronavirus, Washington politicians want to cut Medicare and Social Security, Mark Kelly says.  [...]

2807, 2020

The Biden Agenda for Women

By |July 28th, 2020|Joe Biden|

Joe Biden is going to build our country back better after this economic crisis and that includes ensuring we get closer to full inclusion of [...]

2407, 2020

What’s Happening In Portland Should Concern Everyone

By |July 24th, 2020|Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement|

We want to update you on the situation on the ground in Portland, Oregon. Over this past week, militarized federal forces have escalated their violent [...]

2407, 2020

The Compelling Movie about Harriet Tubman

By |July 24th, 2020|Black Lives Matter|

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, the Movie Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's [...]

2107, 2020

Biden Condemns Trump’s use of Storm Troopers in Portland and other Cities

By |July 21st, 2020|Criminal Justice, Joe Biden, President|

Former Vice President and 2020 Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden issued a statement condemning Donald Trump’s use of Homeland Security Forces in Portland, Oregon, and [...]

1707, 2020

Must See: Ex-Trumper nails why we’re so exhausted by our president

By |July 17th, 2020|Ex-Trumpers|

"This guy should get the frick off Twitter... All he does is watch the goddamn news. Why don't you do your frickin job, Donald [...]

1207, 2020

A Trumper Explains Why He is Voting Democratic This Year

By |July 12th, 2020|Elections, President|

CLICK LINK BELOW TO WATCH https://www.washingtonpost.com/video/politics/campaign-ads-2020/republican-voters-against-trump-not-my-proudest-moment--campaign-2020/2020/07/11/fa6f1eec-794e-4ea6-8829-17fb5e05e6f5_video.html The grainy first-person testimonial arrived at 2 a.m. in late June. A 40-year-old man with a thick Southern [...]

607, 2020

Trump erodes America’s foundation. This Fourth of July, I pledge to rebuild it.

By |July 6th, 2020|Black Lives Matter, Joe Biden|

The Fourth of July commemorates a courageous, extraordinary day, when the architects of our nation laid the first stone in the foundation of American democracy. [...]

607, 2020

In his Ads, Joe Biden salutes Front Line Heroes who Face the Perils of COVID 19 Every Day

By |July 6th, 2020|Joe Biden|

This article first appeared on the Blog for Arizona. https://blogforarizona.net/ If voters need another reason to pick Joe Biden over [...]

507, 2020

Joe Biden: ‘We’re still in a deep, deep job hole because Donald Trump’

By |July 5th, 2020|Economics, Joe Biden, Labor|

Former Vice President Joe Biden slammed President Trump’s celebration of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest jobs report and urged him to stop [...]

207, 2020

Video: Andrea Dalessandro, Candidate for AZ House in LD2

By |July 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Andrea Dalessandro, Candidate for AZ House in LD2, spoke at Democrats of Greater Tucson on June 29, 2020. Andrea is currently an Arizona state [...]

2206, 2020

Your Daily Dose of Joe!

By |June 22nd, 2020|President|

To all the Dreamers who make our country better and stronger every single day: Thank you. This country needs you. #HomeIsHere pic.twitter.com/VZPVqY1cgq — Joe Biden [...]

1606, 2020

Video: JoAnna Mendoza, Candidate for AZ Senate in LD11

By |June 16th, 2020|Arizona, Economics, Education, Elections, Environment, Racism|

JoAnna spoke at the July 15, 2020, meeting of Democrats of Greater Tucson. She is a Democratic candidate for Senate in LD11, a [...]

906, 2020

Watch DGT Online: Chris Nanos for Sheriff

By |June 9th, 2020|Elections, Local Candidates and Electeds, Tucson, Webinar|

On June 8, 2020, Chris Nanos, a candidate for Sheriff, spoke at the weekly DGT Online meeting. He discussed Community Policing, Social Justice [...]

606, 2020

Keeping Kids Safe: Senator Victoria Steele and Childcare Advocates Launch Arizona Child Abuse Prevention Initiative

By |June 6th, 2020|Arizona Democratic Party, Behavioral Health, Children & Families, Community Organizing, Domestic Violence, Local Candidates and Electeds|

Child abuse doesn’t stop during a pandemic, it gets worse and during this period of social distancing, concern for children’s safety is growing. This is [...]

306, 2020

Anti-Racism Resources

By |June 3rd, 2020|Racism|

Over the last few weeks, we’ve seen the tight grasp that white supremacy and racism still hold throughout our country. If you’ve been at all [...]

306, 2020

More Voters Trust Biden on Race Relations

By |June 3rd, 2020|Elections, President|

Biden leading Donald Trump, 52% to 41% West Long Branch, NJ – Joe Biden currently holds an 11-point lead over Donald Trump in the presidential race [...]

3105, 2020

Black Lives Matter

By |May 31st, 2020|Local Activism, Local Candidates and Electeds|

We have each been sickened by the video of George Floyd’s murder at the hands of the Minneapolis police officers last week. From Mr. Floyd’s family, [...]

3105, 2020

Biden expands his lead over Trump to 10-point margin

By |May 31st, 2020|Elections, Healthcare, President|

Excerpted from the Washington Post: Americans give President Trump negative ratings for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic, and as the crisis has persisted his prospects for [...]

2705, 2020

The NYT Headline All Democrats Want to See

By |May 27th, 2020|Elections, President|

2605, 2020

Senior Voters Cast a Skeptical Eye Toward Trump’s Reelection

By |May 26th, 2020|Elections|

Allen Lehner was a Republican until Donald Trump became his party’s nominee in 2016. The 74-year-old retiree says he couldn’t bring himself to vote for [...]

1605, 2020

Dr. Jill Biden Holds Virtual Meetings with Arizona Democratic Activists and Educators

By |May 16th, 2020|Arizona Democratic Party, Arizona Education Association, Elections, Felecia Rotellini, First Lady, Local Activism, President, Tucson, Tucson Mayor Regina Romero|

Crossposted from BloForArizona.net (Update Available!) Original Post by David Gordon Dr. Jill Biden is an exceptional spokesperson for her husband, the 2020 Democratic Presumptive Presidential [...]

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