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Sara Reynolds · [email protected]
November 12, 2019 at 7:01 PM

Bold Justice: SCOTUS to hear four cases

Bold Justice: SCOTUS to hear four cases Alexander Hamilton may have thought them the least dangerous branch, but we at Ballotpedia think federal courts are the most exciting! Welcome to the November 12 edition of Bold Justice, Ballotpedia's newsletter abou…
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Ballotpedia's Daily Presidential News Briefing · [email protected]
November 12, 2019 at 3:35 PM

Eric Holder and Deval Patrick consider 2020 presidential bids

Eric Holder and Deval Patrick consider 2020 presidential bids Michigan includes Bloomberg in initial candidate list   November 12, 2019: Eric Holder and Deval Patrick are reportedly considering late 2020 presidential runs. Michigan released its initial candidat…
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Ballotpedia · [email protected]
November 12, 2019 at 1:00 PM

$7 billion in legal sports betting within five years

$7 billion in legal sports betting within five years   November 12, 2019: Morgan Stanley estimates that $7 billion will be spent on legal gambling in the U.S. within five years.[1] That’s up dramatically from $833 million this year. A year and a half ago…
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Dave Beaudoin · [email protected]
November 12, 2019 at 10:43 AM

Ballotpedia's Daily Brew: Another 2020 filing deadline today

Ballotpedia's Daily Brew: Another 2020 filing deadline today Today's Brew highlights the 2020 candidate filing deadline in Arkansas + the results of Colorado’s ballot measures election in 2019   Welcome to the Tuesday, November 12, Brew. Here’s what’s in store for …
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Ballotpedia · [email protected]
November 11, 2019 at 1:03 PM

100 years ago today Veterans Day was first celebrated

100 years ago today Veterans Day was first celebrated   November 11, 2019: Veterans Day was first celebrated 100 years ago today on November 11, 1919. At the time, it was a day marking the first anniversary of the Armistice that ended World War I. Armist…
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Ballotpedia's Federal Tap · [email protected]
November 9, 2019 at 1:26 PM

Republicans flip attorney general and secretary of state offices in Kentucky

Republicans flip attorney general and secretary of state offices in Kentucky Democrats flip control of state House, Senate in Virginia Welcome to this special edition of the Tap with all the notable results from Tuesday's elections. If you missed our briefing…
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Ballotpedia · [email protected]dia.org
November 8, 2019 at 9:32 PM

ICYMI: Top stories from the week

ICYMI: Top stories from the week A weekly shot of this week's most viewed stories from Ballotpedia's Daily Brew. Email not displaying correctly?View it in your browser. Each week, we bring you a collection of the most viewed stories from The Daily Brew, condensed. H…
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Jerrick Adams · [email protected]
November 8, 2019 at 8:33 PM

Federal appeals court rejects claims over agency fee refund

Federal appeals court rejects claims over agency fee refund In two separate cases, plaintiffs sought refunds of agency fees they had paid to their unions before the SCOTUS ruling in Janus v. AFSCME (2018) Welcome to Union Station, our weekly newsletter th…
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Ballotpedia's Daily Presidential News Briefing · [email protected]
November 8, 2019 at 3:43 PM

Bloomberg signals 2020 presidential bid, files for Alabama primary

Bloomberg signals 2020 presidential bid, files for Alabama primary Yang launches $1M ad campaign in Iowa   November 8, 2019: Michael Bloomberg is expected to file for the Alabama Democratic presidential primary before the filing deadline on Friday. Andrew Yang is…
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Ballotpedia · [email protected]
November 8, 2019 at 1:03 PM

60% of freelancers started by choice rather than necessity

60% of freelancers started by choice rather than necessity   November 8, 2019: While some think of freelance work as something to do between jobs, “60% of freelancers say they started freelancing by choice” rather than necessity.[1] According to the “Fre…
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Dave Beaudoin · [email protected]
November 8, 2019 at 10:46 AM

Ballotpedia's Daily Brew: Louisiana voters to decide governor and House veto-proof majority next week

Ballotpedia's Daily Brew: Louisiana voters to decide governor and House veto-proof majority next week Today’s Brew previews the upcoming general election in Louisiana + the first filing deadline of the 2020 election cycle   Welcome to the Friday, Nov. 8, Brew. Here’…
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Ballotpedia's Daily Presidential News Briefing · [email protected]
November 7, 2019 at 3:17 PM

Gabbard is tenth candidate to qualify for November debate

%%subject%% Rep. Ayanna Pressley endorses Warren Rep. Ayanna Pressley endorses Warren   November 7, 2019: Tulsi Gabbard is the tenth candidate to qualify for the fifth Democratic presidential debate. Rep. Ayanna Pressley endorsed Elizabeth Warren on Wednesday. …
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Ballotpedia · [email protected]
November 7, 2019 at 1:01 PM

57 million freelance workers in the United States

57 million freelance workers in the United States   November 7, 2019: Fifty-seven million Americans now do freelance work, earning nearly a trillion dollars in annual freelance income.[1] According to the “Freelancing in America: 2019” report, 45% of fre…
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Dave Beaudoin · [email protected]
November 7, 2019 at 10:41 AM

Ballotpedia's Daily Brew: More Election Coverage!

Ballotpedia's Daily Brew: More Election Coverage! Today's Brew provides election results for races with late-reporting results + signatures submitted for two marijuana initiatives in South Dakota   Welcome to the November 7, Brew. Here’s what’s in store for you as y…
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November 6, 2019 at 3:13 PM

Buttigieg and Castro air new ads in Iowa

Buttigieg and Castro air new ads in Iowa Trump rallies in Louisiana for Nov. 16 gubernatorial runoff election   November 6, 2019: Pete Buttigieg and Julián Castro are airing new ads in Iowa. Donald Trump is holding a campaign rally in Monroe, Louisiana. Share t…
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Ballotpedia · [email protected]
November 6, 2019 at 1:03 PM

67.3 million Americans speak a foreign language at home

67.3 million Americans speak a foreign language at home   November 6, 2019: A total of 67.3 million Americans speak a language other than English at home.[1] That works out to 22% of all U.S. residents, double the 1980 total of 11%.[1] However, the impac…
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Dave Beaudoin · [email protected]
November 6, 2019 at 10:43 AM

Ballotpedia's Daily Brew: We have election results!

Ballotpedia's Daily Brew: We have election results! Today's Brew summarizes Tuesday’s key election results   Welcome to today’s Brew. The caffeine still hasn’t worn off yet from last night’s election results work. We’re bringing you a special edition today—10 things…
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Ballotpedia's Daily Presidential News Briefing · [email protected]
November 5, 2019 at 3:35 PM

Castro fires staff in New Hampshire and South Carolina

Castro fires staff in New Hampshire and South Carolina Trump rallies in Kentucky before gubernatorial election   November 5, 2019: Julián Castro is firing staff in New Hampshire and South Carolina. Donald Trump held a rally Monday night in Lexington, Kentucky. …
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Ballotpedia · [email protected]
November 5, 2019 at 12:06 PM

45 years ago today Ella Grasso became the first woman elected governor in her own right

%%subject%%   November 5, 2019: Forty-five (45) years ago today, Ella Grasso was elected Governor of Connecticut. She was the first woman elected governor in her own right. Earlier female governors had been related to a previous male governor.[1] That el…
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Dave Beaudoin · [email protected]
November 5, 2019 at 10:41 AM

Ballotpedia's Daily Brew: Happy Election Day!

Ballotpedia's Daily Brew: Happy Election Day! Today's Brew highlights the resources you’ll need to vote and stay on top of things + previews our Wednesday election results briefing   One of my favorite days of the year - Election day! Voters go to the polls across…