Melissa Byrne

political progressive

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An alum of 2016 Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, Melissa Byrne is a national campaigner for various progressive organizations. She served on the Democratic National Committee's transition committee and as a former state director for MoveOn.org in Pennsylvania and New Hampshire.

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Polls show Democrats have a chance to win back the House majority and maybe even the Senate in 2018. President Trump's ratings are at historic lows.

Can Democrats their act together in time to take back Congress?

Polls show Democrats have a chance to win back the House majority and maybe even the Senate in 2018. President Trump's ratings are at historic lows.

from One Year Later

A shooting spree targeting Republicans practicing for a charity baseball game this morning in Northern Virginia, brought a declaration of unity from House speaker Paul Ryan.

Gunfire brings calls for unity on Capitol Hill

A shooting spree targeting Republicans practicing for a charity baseball game this morning in Northern Virginia, brought a declaration of unity from House speaker Paul Ryan.

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As the Trump Administration starts to build for the future, the Democrats are faced with re-building after last week's disaster.

Where Democrats go from here

As the Trump Administration starts to build for the future, the Democrats are faced with re-building after last week's disaster.

from To the Point

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