I am Russ Cirincione, and I'm running for U.S. Congress as a Progressive Democrat to take New Jersey 6th (Middlesex and Monmouth County) District Forward.

34 Messages

  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
July 6, 2020 at 2:25 PM


I don’t have lobbyists asking me to oppose the Green New Deal in exchange for...   99.33%. That’s how much of Frank Pallone’s money comes from PACs, big donors, and lobbyists. Just 0.67% of his total campaign funds comes from donation…
  Lorina Aboulmouna, Russ For Us 2020 · [email protected]
July 5, 2020 at 6:02 PM

We know better

We don't need the media to believe in us, because we have you on our side   Since our campaign started, we've been through a lot together – to say the least. As we've faced the political establishment head-on, I want to remind you of …
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
July 5, 2020 at 2:01 PM

$6.5 million

We expect this from Republicans, but Democrats are supposed to care about the working class   Friends,Frank Pallone gave billions of dollars in taxpayer money to the nation’s wealthiest hospitals through his work on the CARES Act. Man…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
July 5, 2020 at 2:25 AM

Not just a goal

It's hard to keep asking, but I need your help   Friends,Just three more days. Our volunteers made 6,500 calls yesterday, and even more today! Each and every member of this team is putting in an enormous amount of work to win this ele…
  Team Russ · [email protected]
July 4, 2020 at 3:39 PM


We are going to campaign hard until the very last primary votes are cast   Dear Friend,We are tired of politicians in Washington who represent their donors instead of their constituents. We have a real chance to put an end to it in Ne…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
July 4, 2020 at 1:39 PM

The 4th of July

Today we celebrate the independence of this nation from a tyrannical and   Friends,Today we celebrate the independence of this nation from a tyrannical and oppressive ruler and the declaration of American ideals that have guided our s…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
July 3, 2020 at 8:10 PM

This is what I know

When we started this campaign, I emailed my supporters and said, "We need...   Friends,When we started this campaign, I emailed my supporters and said, "We need strong representation in Congress willing to speak truth to power and add…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
July 3, 2020 at 12:02 AM

$1,000 in one hour

You’ll be entered into a drawing to win a thank you call from Russ tonight.   Let’s raise $1,000 in one hour. It’s easier than it sounds, I promise.If everyone reading this donated $1, we’d reach our goal immediately. Half of us donat…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
July 2, 2020 at 6:27 PM

People are waking up

They’re rightfully getting fed up with the defeatist attitude of the...   Friends,Last week, progressives in New York showed us how it’s done: Jamaal Bowman, Ritchie Torres, Mondaire Jones, and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez all won their p…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
July 1, 2020 at 6:45 PM

For example

Every once in a while, it’s good to remind ourselves and our friends of how much...   Every once in a while, it’s good to remind ourselves and our friends of how much political malpractice goes unnoticed and unpunished. It’s not alway…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
June 30, 2020 at 7:34 PM

Before midnight tonight

We’re burning through cash in these final days, making big ad buys, printing thousands...   Let me keep this brief:Our opponent, 32-year incumbent Frank Pallone, has overseen a rise in income inequality to unprecedented levels. He has…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
June 29, 2020 at 11:36 PM

One week away

As you read this, hundreds of supporters are responding...   Friend,When we started this campaign, we knew that we were going up against the establishment — a 32-year incumbent with deep ties in Washington D.C. Our team has been worki…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
June 28, 2020 at 12:21 PM

If we lose, there's no progress

If you like the direction our country is heading...   Climate crisis and minimalist action. Police brutality and racial injustice. Healthcare for some. Pandemics with no real response. These are the results of the status quo.These cri…
  Ethan Bull, Russ for Us 2020 · [email protected]
June 25, 2020 at 5:57 PM

The only realistic path forward

Will you help hold Pallone accountable?   Friends,Did you see Russ’s performance in the debate last night?? He knocked it out of the park! Can you help harness our momentum from the debate by chipping in $18 right now? …
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
June 24, 2020 at 4:50 PM

Debate night

We’ve seen some exciting come-from-behind progressive candidates surging in New York and Kentucky   Friends,Today’s the day! I’m going up against my incumbent opponent in a debate that could change this race completely.We’ve seen some…
  Ethan Bull, Russ for Us 2020 · [email protected]
June 22, 2020 at 5:07 PM

Pallone won't know what hit him

Russ is going head-to-head with Pallone in a livestreamed debate   Friends,Russ is going head-to-head with Pallone in a livestreamed debate on Wednesday, and every viewer is going to see just how corrupt and how stuck in the past Pall…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
June 20, 2020 at 2:17 PM

America is sick

My opponent, Frank Pallone, has received millions from the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries over his career.   Friends,America is sick today because people profit off that sickness. That is why I’m a fierce advocate for Medica…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
June 17, 2020 at 3:01 PM

Winnable—and crucial

Endorsements are coming thick and fast, because this race makes or breaks the progressive agenda.   Friends,We just got another two endorsements, from the Progressive Democrats of New Jersey (PDNJ) and Sunrise-Rutgers!With their suppo…
  Ethan Bull, Russ for Us 2020 · [email protected]
June 15, 2020 at 5:12 PM

A Senator-Representative duo to be reckoned with

The election has begun. It's crunch time.   Friends,Did you see Russ’s email on Saturday about the progressive teamwork that’s possible if we elect him as a representative and Larry Hamm, a long-time civil rights activist, as a senato…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
June 13, 2020 at 9:53 PM

Split a donation for a progressive NJ

Larry Hamm and I are taking on the establishment and bringing change to Congress.   Friends,We are teaming up with Progressive Democratic Candidate Larry Hamm for U.S. Senate to build a stronger, better NJ! Together, we can beat the e…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
June 9, 2020 at 8:05 PM

“We the people,” not “we the corporations”

This is the fight of our lives. We do not take up arms in this fight, but we do raise our voices. We flood the polls.   Friends,This is the fight of our lives. We do not take up arms in this fight, but we do raise our voices.…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
June 8, 2020 at 4:27 PM

Can I count on your endorsement?

With just a month until election day, our campaign has racked up some pretty big endorsements.   Friends,With just ONE MONTH until election day, our campaign has racked up HUGE endorsements: Andrew Yang, Humanity Forward, and the New …
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
June 5, 2020 at 2:14 PM

Ambitious change

Go big or go home, because incremental change is not enough.   Friends,Thank you so much for all your support in May. We hauled in four times the amount we raised in April! And we’re already on track to double that sum this m…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
May 29, 2020 at 12:49 PM

Andrew Yang Just Endorsed Me

It's time for a new wave of progressive leaders, Andrew and myself included.   Friends,Andrew Yang and Humanity Forward just gave this campaign its biggest boost yet. With this endorsement, our chances of winning have skyrocke…
  Ethan Bull · [email protected]
May 5, 2020 at 7:20 PM

I always thought voter suppression was a Republican tactic...

COVID-19 and status quo politicians are threatening our right to vote   Dear ,I always thought voter suppression was a Republican tactic, until New Jersey Democrats refused to make vote by mail universal in a pandemic.Make no …
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
May 3, 2020 at 3:35 PM

This is how we beat Republicans for decades.

Invest in Opportunity for All.    Dear ,What if defeating [t]rump*, Republicans and property taxes have something in common?For almost four years I've asked - How could America elect a blatant liar for President? We'll end his reign in 2020, but to stop the next con-man and all Republicans, we …
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
March 20, 2020 at 7:23 AM

We are unprepared for this crisis.

Medicare for All will prepare us for the next pandemic.    Do you like T-Shirts? Check out our store!!   We can be prepared for the next pandemic.    Dear Coronavirus took the world by storm. Our leadership is failing in real time. [t]rump has misled millions of people,…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
January 17, 2020 at 9:50 PM

An Act of War

  Defund the War   An Act of War Last week, the President unilaterally escalated the conflict in the Middle East, by assassinating an Iranian warlord. Worse, it seems like our media is echoing the President's lies and his cronies, without context.  Fo…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
November 14, 2019 at 7:13 PM

The Ghosts of Kissinger Past

There is a coup underway in Bolivia  "   Register To Vote!   "No Mas" to US Coups The coup in Bolivia is another example of how American foreign policy creates refugees to the United States. Trump and republicans propose immigration policies for the sole purpose of …
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
October 28, 2019 at 3:57 PM

Privatizing Disaster and Disaster Capitalism

It was recently revealed that the Trump administration reallocated millions of dollars from FEMA, in order to fund ICE concentration camps.    Register To Vote!   Disaster for Profit With the winter coming, we can expect to have severe weather. With severe weather, we…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
October 23, 2019 at 3:41 PM

Story of Frank Pallone

Story of how money can corrupt    Register To Vote!   Please support our run by endorsing us for Democracy for America! A lot of people have tried to stop me from running.  Establishment messengers have told me: “start small, wait your turn, you’re too bold, run f…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
October 12, 2019 at 2:46 PM

The Military Industrial Monster

Sen. Lindsey Graham is a salesman for weapons dealers    Register To Vote!   The Defense Lobby Endangers The World Periodically, many important US government officials get pranked by these two Russian pranksters Alexey Stolyarov and Vladimir Kuznetsov. So far we h…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
October 2, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Premeditated Poverty

  Register To Vote!   Poverty is Not a Necessary Evil Today the United States has the worst inequality since data has been collected on the subject in 1928, an AP Report based on Census Bureau Data. But, apparently, we’ve been in an economic growth period for the last…
  Russ Cirincione · [email protected]
September 30, 2019 at 4:31 PM

My Pledge on the Economy

  Register To Vote!   I Pledge to....  The term “Progressive” gets thrown around a lot these days. So who are the real “Progressives”  ready to challenge the establishment and make America work for the 99%?  I’ve taken The Progressive Economic Pledge, by The Young Tur…