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Team Andy · [email protected]
September 13, 2021 at 8:04 PM

Here’s how we can end anti-choice extremism [Sign the petition]

Andy Kim for Congress     Once again, anti-choice extremists around the country are making headlines by forcing through unconstitutional and outright cruel attacks on reproductive rights. Texas just passed a law that not only bans abortion access before most people know they're…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
September 8, 2021 at 4:11 PM

The good news in the IPCC report

Andy Kim for Congress     Last week, three tornadoes ripped through South Jersey, including one here in Burlington County. Dozens of homes were completely destroyed – so much so that even news outlets said they "looked like a bomb went off inside." Elsewhere in the state, torre…
Amy T. at Andy Kim for Congress · [email protected]
August 31, 2021 at 11:16 PM

We need your support to keep Andy's voice -- and ours -- in Congress

  Hi there,   We're a few hours away from the end of the month, and we wanted to check in and ask for your support to meet our August goal.    I'm confident we can get across the finish line because I know you agree that Andy represents the very best of what it means to be a public servant.    W…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
August 31, 2021 at 1:04 PM

We're making government work. Dark money wants to stop us.

  Hi there,   As you can imagine, these past few weeks have required an all-hands-on-deck approach to confront the challenges we face both at home and abroad. I'm proud of the work I've been doing in Congress to support America's families, confront the climate crisis, rebuild our infrastructure,…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
August 30, 2021 at 1:46 PM

I need your help to stop insurrectionists from taking over Congress

Andy Kim For Congress         Hi there,   January 6 was a chaotic, emotional day for our country. On one of the darkest days in the modern history of our democracy -- on the eve of Trump leaving office -- hope for the future is what inspired me and kept me going…
Team Kim · [email protected]
August 29, 2021 at 8:16 PM

Andy has our backs, and we have his

Andy Kim For Congress         Hi there -- We just wanted to take a moment to say thank you for having Andy's back so often. Through thick and thin, this grassroots team has been there for him. We've weathered some tough times, but the fact that we've gotten thro…
Amy T. at Andy Kim for Congress · [email protected]
August 23, 2021 at 10:01 PM

Andy Kim is the type of leader America deserves. We need to keep him in office.

Andy Kim For Congress         Hi there -- I know that I don't have to tell you how challenging the last few days have been. But I finally had a moment to reflect late last night, and I realized that one of the best things about working with Andy is the example h…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
August 20, 2021 at 8:16 PM

Taking my sons to see the Statue of Liberty strengthened my belief in America

Andy Kim For Congress "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free."         Friend, On a trip last month to New York City, my five-year-old asked me if we could "meet the Statue of Liberty." When he saw the statue, he wanted to kn…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
August 17, 2021 at 9:16 PM

Put yourself in their shoes

Andy Kim For Congress         This photo of 600+ Afghans squeezed into a C-17 is so powerful; take a moment to put yourself in their shoes. No luggage. May never see their home country again. They risk it all for freedom. Let America be a nation that welcomes th…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
August 16, 2021 at 7:49 PM

The American Handshake

Links & resources for helping people on the ground in Afghanistan   Friend,   I continue to struggle finding the words to describe the tragedy in Afghanistan. I've spent most of the last few days trying to get Afghans that I know out of the country. Their pleas are raw and cannot be ignored, …
Amy T. at Andy Kim for Congress · [email protected]
August 12, 2021 at 10:46 PM

Fwd: Andy is one of only five Democrats running for re-election in a district Trump won.

Andy Kim For Congress ICYMI, Rep. Ron Kind (D-Wis.) announced his retirement on Tuesday.     Hi there -- I wanted to make sure you saw the news from Tuesday that Democratic Congressman Ron Kind will not be seeking reelection for his highly contested seat in Wisconsin. This means that Andy i…
[Andy Kim News Alert] · [email protected]
August 11, 2021 at 12:01 AM

And then there were 5...

Andy Kim For Congress Breaking: Rep. Ron Kind (D-Wis.) announces retirement.         Hi there,   We wish we had better news to share with you today, but the balance of power in the House is now even more delicate than it was yesterday. See for yourself:   Con…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
August 8, 2021 at 7:00 PM

The Child Tax Credit is transforming millions of families

  Hi there,   Like many of you, I've spent the past year and a half juggling family, school work with my boys, and my own work. And I've had many conversations that prove we all want the same thing: to be able to provide for our kids and give them a good start in life.   The pandemic has made it…
Amy T. at Andy Kim for Congress · [email protected]
August 3, 2021 at 8:42 PM

Why it’s so darn expensive to communicate in NJ-03

Andy Kim For Congress         Hi there,   As Andy's finance director, the question I'm most often asked at this time of year is "Why does Andy have to start raising money so early before the election?"   The truth is: it is insanely expensive to campaign in NJ-0…
Team Kim · [email protected]
July 26, 2021 at 11:16 PM

On-the-ground-updates from NJ-03:

Andy Kim For Congress What’s new for July, and how we’re moving forward together.         Hey there!   July has flown by in a flash, so we're here to catch you up to speed on all the latest updates on Andy's work in Congress and our growing movement for civility …
Team Kim · [email protected]
July 21, 2021 at 7:01 PM

Planting the seeds for our historic grassroots movement.

Andy Kim For Congress The work to hold NJ-03 and the House must start now, rooted in your support, so it has enough time to grow.           If you've saved payment information with ActBlue Express, your donation will go through immediately: DONAT…
Team Kim · [email protected]
July 20, 2021 at 3:31 PM

Fwd: Andy's letter to Tricia Flanagan re: "not one of us"

Andy Kim For Congress         Team,   In the launch video her campaign just released, our opponent Tricia Flanagan said that Andy is “not one of us.” In it, she also accuses Andy of “kowtowing” to his “masters.” Andy is no stranger to dog whistles like hers -- a…
Amy T at Andy Kim for Congress · [email protected]
July 17, 2021 at 8:31 PM

Following up re: Andy's email

Andy Kim For Congress         Hi there,   Yesterday, Andy reached out to ask for your support for our NJ-03 Ground Game Fund. I just want to share a quick update on where we stand:   We're making great progress, but there's just one problem: I ran the numbers ag…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
July 16, 2021 at 9:16 PM

What it takes to build the largest ground game in NJ history

  Hi there,   Great news today! Our new Organizing Director starts in just a few weeks. It's critical that she can hit the ground running to start building out the historic field operation we'll need. That's why I'm so excited that we launched our Ground Game Project Fund last week, and it's …
Andy Kim · [email protected]
July 15, 2021 at 8:01 PM

The suit I wore. The story we’ll tell.

Andy Kim For Congress It wasn’t special, until January 6.         Believe it or not, I found it on the sale rack at J. Crew last winter. I liked the bold blue color and thought maybe I'd wear it to the inauguration a few weeks later to celebrate.   Last week, I d…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
July 13, 2021 at 2:16 PM

WOW -- thanks so much!

Andy Kim For Congress What blowing out those 39 candles felt like yesterday:         Hi there, good morning!   First, I just want to thank everyone who shared their well wishes for my birthday yesterday. I'm still working my way through all of your kind words, bu…
Amy T at Andy Kim for Congress · [email protected]
July 12, 2021 at 8:16 PM

Last call to sign Andy's birthday card!

Andy Kim For Congress         Hi team!   Yesterday, Andy's wife reached out with a great idea: Let's get 3,900 well wishes from Andy's grassroots team to help celebrate his 39th birthday today.   Now, I'll admit we might have been a bit overly ambitious with our…
Kammy Lai · [email protected]
July 11, 2021 at 7:01 PM

Will you sign Andy’s birthday card?

We’re collecting 3,900 well-wishes for his 39th birthday.   Hi there!   The boys and I just put the finishing touches on their birthday cards for Andy (the big day is tomorrow), and it's just too cute not to share. Take a look for yourself:     I know that Andy will love them and I've got ano…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
July 8, 2021 at 7:32 PM

NJ-03 update

Here's where we’re at now:   Hi there,   I just finished up a brief check-in with Team Kim and I wanted to touch base with some supporters to share our latest update.   To hold NJ-03 and the House, we are going to need the biggest, strongest operation in New Jersey history. So, we're bringing …
Andy Kim · [email protected]
July 6, 2021 at 9:32 PM

Parenting in these unprecedented times.

  Hi there,   For the first time in American history, I'm not sure parents like me can look our kids in the eye and promise them a better life than what we had growing up. That's a heavy thing to consider, but I still think it's true. Here's what I want to do about it -- with your input.   A …
Andy Kim · [email protected]
July 4, 2021 at 6:30 PM

The contrasting truths we uphold today

  Hi there, Happy 4th!   Nearly two and a half centuries ago today, our nation began a bold experiment in self-governance. That experiment has always been full of contradictions, but they have rarely been more pronounced than over this past year.   Since we last celebrated our independence, o…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
July 1, 2021 at 12:01 AM

Before time runs out, can I count on you to give before tonight’s EOQ deadline? We have $850 left to raise, and I’m personally asking for your support in the next few hours.

  Hey there,   It's getting late, and I know I'm not the only one emailing you, so I'll keep it brief. I just got off the phone with my finance director, Amy. She says we're only $850 away from hitting our grassroots EOQ goal. I'm counting on you to help close that gap before midnight's deadl…
Amy T at Andy Kim for Congress · [email protected]
June 30, 2021 at 6:02 PM

Fwd: Re: Wed a.m. update

  Hi again,   Andy emailed me this morning for an update. We're both growing a bit concerned about hitting our grassroots fundraising goal for tonight's end-of-quarter FEC filing deadline.   Our latest finance report says we're still $2,117.78 short of our goal. So I'm reaching out to some of…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
June 30, 2021 at 12:16 AM

Hoping you have a minute

This deadline is too important for us to fall short now.   Hi there -- I don't want to take up too much of your time, but I wanted to make sure you know where we stand going into tomorrow night's end-of-quarter FEC filing deadline. As of 5 P.M., we're still $4,240 short of our goal, so I am pe…
Amy T at Andy Kim for Congress · [email protected]
June 29, 2021 at 7:13 PM

I can't stop thinking about what Andy said

Andy Kim For Congress Why we stay in the fight, even when it's this hard.         Hey there,   I just finished updating our finance report to include the latest online contributions and checks that have come in.   Right now, we're still $6,280 short of our second…
Cory Booker · [email protected]
June 28, 2021 at 10:01 PM

I can’t imagine a Congress without Andy Kim in it

  Hi there,   When I think of love of country, I think of Andy Kim. We all saw Andy's love of country and his bone-deep commitment to service on January 6th, as he stayed late into the night to help sweep up debris from that day's terrible attack on the Capitol Building where we both serve.  …
Team Kim · [email protected]
June 28, 2021 at 5:04 PM

Just FIVE votes

Andy Kim For Congress               If you've saved payment information with ActBlue Express, your donation will go through immediately: DONATE $10 DONATE $25 DONATE $50 DONATE $100 DONATE $500 DONATE …
Cory Booker · [email protected]
June 26, 2021 at 8:31 PM

I can’t imagine a Congress without Andy Kim in it

  Hi there,   When I think of love of country, I think of Andy Kim. We all saw Andy's love of country and his bone-deep commitment to service on January 6th, as he stayed late into the night to help sweep up debris from that day's terrible attack on the Capitol Building where we both serve.  …
Amy T at Andy Kim for Congress · [email protected]
June 25, 2021 at 8:46 PM

Dark money groups in NJ-03

Andy Kim For Congress         Hi there,   Andy recently shared that the Federation for American Immigration Reform -- an organization that was designated a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center -- was running dog-whistle attacks ads against him on Facebo…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
June 23, 2021 at 7:01 PM

Don’t lose hope

Andy Kim For Congress         Hey there,   Look at the image below. Look at the headline. Look at the same politicians -- Mitch McConnell and others -- standing in the way of progress and actively working to subvert our democracy. It's easy to lose hope.     I'…
Jim Clyburn · [email protected]
June 21, 2021 at 7:01 PM

Will you help my friend Andy?

  Now look, I know it's common to hear other political leaders introduce each other as “my friend,” but I mean it when I say that I consider Andy Kim a dear friend in Congress.   I admire both Andy's salt-of-the-earth roots and his deep-seated commitment to civility and service. I'm also impr…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
June 20, 2021 at 2:02 PM

Some favorite memories for Father’s Day

Andy Kim For Congress         Hi there - Happy Father's Day!   It's been a tough year for all of us, but even through the challenges we've faced, the thing that has kept me going is watching my two boys grow up.   I was just scrolling through my photos this morn…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
June 16, 2021 at 11:01 PM

Taking off the training wheels

  Hi there,   My five-year-old son hit a big milestone two weeks ago: he took a sustained bike ride down our street without training wheels for the first time. I'm so proud of him -- see for yourself!     Seeing him reach that milestone made me think of our grassroots movement. Looking at th…
Team Kim · [email protected]
June 15, 2021 at 6:46 PM

The stakes are too high to be this far behind.

Andy Kim For Congress         Hi there, team:   With just over two weeks left before our end-of-quarter deadline, we're falling behind on our grassroots fundraising goal. Here's why that's a problem, and how we can fix it:   National Republicans, corporate-backe…
Andy Kim for Congress · [email protected]
June 14, 2021 at 9:46 PM

While the Equality Act sits in the Senate, our LGBTQ neighbors are in danger

Andy Kim For Congress           From my family to yours: Happy Pride Month!       Hi there,   Last year, the pandemic prevented many of us from coming together and participating in Pride celebrations in person. This year, with things inching closer to normalcy,…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
June 12, 2021 at 9:31 PM

How we make history and accomplish the impossible.

Andy Kim For Congress         Hi there,   My team knows exactly how to beat the odds to make history -- our first race in 2018 was both the closest and the most expensive in New Jersey history. Then when we won last year, NJ-03 re-elected a Democrat for the firs…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
June 11, 2021 at 10:30 PM

We need more leaders like Phil Murphy in NJ!

Andy Kim For Congress And the fight has already begun with this week’s primaries         Hi, there,   If you want to know what kind of person a leader is, take a look at how they confront adversity. At the beginning of March 2020, I remember holding my breath as …
Amy T at Andy Kim for Congress · [email protected]
June 10, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Andy wants to know if you're coming tonight

Andy Kim For Congress I just got this text from Andy, asking for the most up-to-date headcount before tonight's “Ask Me Anything” Zoom session. Before I reply, if you plan on joining, will you sign up at this link ASAP so Andy knows how many people to expect when he logs on tonight?     …
Andy Kim · [email protected]
June 9, 2021 at 10:02 PM

White supremacists are running ads against me in NJ-03

  Hi there,   I wish I had better news to share with you today, but the call that our team just finished is deeply troubling. The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), who has been designated a hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center, is running misleading Facebook ads agai…
Amy T at Andy Kim for Congress · [email protected]
June 7, 2021 at 10:31 PM

Save the Date: “Ask Me Anything” with Andy Kim!

Andy Kim For Congress         Hi, there -- Andy's Finance Director, Amy, here.   As South Jersey begins reopening in earnest and starts to put this pandemic in the rearview mirror, Andy's whole team is looking forward to brighter days ahead -- and maybe even a n…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
June 3, 2021 at 8:02 PM

Looking for your input, if you have a quick minute

  Hi, I hope you had a great Memorial Day weekend!   First, just a quick note of thanks to everyone who helped us hit our digital fundraising goal a little early last week so that my finance team could take a well-earned break. Plus, an extra thanks to those who then helped us reach even furt…
Amy T at Andy Kim for Congress · [email protected]
May 30, 2021 at 10:03 PM

I won’t waste your time, but I need your help. We are $2,107 short of our May goal to counter the GOP’s attack ad campaign against Andy. Will you rush $5 or whatever you can now?

Hey there -- checking in on my day off (I promise I'm sending this one email and then logging off, Andy!). Falling short of any of our goals could cost us NJ-03 and the Democratic House majority. If you can, will you please donate at this link to help keep Andy in Congress? https://secure.act…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
May 29, 2021 at 8:01 PM

One last thing before we finish our sandcastle:

  Hi there -- I just wanted to quickly check in before heading out with my family and to give you an update ahead of our end-of-month fundraising deadline.   If you've already donated this month, thank you for your support and for helping my finance team take a well-deserved break this Memori…
Amy T at Andy Kim for Congress · [email protected]
May 28, 2021 at 6:01 PM

Here's how many more people the AAN's ads are reaching:

Andy Kim For Congress         Hey, remember that misleading attack ad that Big Pharma's favorite super PAC put out to smear Andy?   Well, it's been running for just over two weeks now, and they've already gotten around 100K views on Facebook on less than 1% of t…
Andy Kim · [email protected]
May 27, 2021 at 11:01 PM

Will you help my finance team take their first long weekend in over a year?

Hi there, happy almost Memorial Day weekend!   My finance team has been working around the clock for months now. I'm so grateful for their hard work. Combined with your continued support, their efforts will take us to victory in one of the most expensive media markets in the country, with con…