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  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
December 7, 2023 at 7:54 PM

Read the latest headline from Politico

The country is watching to see how I respond to unfair gerrymandering. John, did you see the latest headline from Politico this morning? Here’s what they had to say about the recent Congressional maps drawn by Georgia Republicans. These maps were made with the goal of forcing me out of C…
  Team Lucy · [email protected]
December 6, 2023 at 7:52 PM

GA State Senate approves new Congressional maps

They’re one step closer to kicking Lucy out of Congress John, Yesterday, the Georgia State Senate voted to pass the new Congressional maps released last Friday. This puts them one step closer to achieving their goal of kicking Lucy McBath out of Congress through unfair gerrymandering. We…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
December 5, 2023 at 12:48 AM

Georgia Republicans just tried to kick me out of Congress... again

Thank you for your support, John. I need you to step up - right now... Rep. Lucy McBath here, reaching out to ask for your help, John. In case you missed it on Friday afternoon, Georgia Republicans released their latest maps (after being forced to redraw them by a Judge) that are attempti…
  Team Lucy · [email protected]
December 3, 2023 at 5:36 PM

See what the press is saying

There’s consensus that these maps are a direct attack on Lucy John – Since Friday, the press has had a chance to react to the new Congressional maps released by the Georgia state legislature. The consensus? These maps are a cheap attempt by Republicans to force Lucy McBath out of her sea…
  Jake Orvis, Campaign Manager · [email protected]
December 2, 2023 at 7:32 PM

RE: BREAKING: Maps have been released

Georgia Republicans are trying to kick Lucy out of Congress Hey John, This is Lucy’s Campaign Manager, Jake Orvis.  I wanted to make sure you saw her reaction to news about Georgia Republicans’ attempt to kick her out of Congress for the second time in the last three years (copied below).…
  Congresswoman Lucy McBath · [email protected]
December 2, 2023 at 12:01 PM

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Learn more about what my office has been up to this week Dear john, I hope that you and your families were able to enjoy a restful and joyful start to the holiday season. As we look ahead to the final month of the year, here are a few items I wanted to sha…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
December 1, 2023 at 9:16 PM

🚨BREAKING: Maps have been released

This is a blatant attempt to force me out of Congress John, Georgia Republicans just released their plan to kick me out of Congress. In a blatant attempt to make me lose my seat, they redrew the district I represent to be over 20 points Republican. My worst fears have unfortunately been c…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
November 30, 2023 at 8:00 PM

I’ll keep this quick

It’s been a long week, John John, I wanted to reach out with a quick message for you. My team tells me I’m still a few thousand dollars short of my end-of-month fundraising goal and the deadline is midnight tonight. Can you chip in any amount to help me get there? DONATE It’s been a long …
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
November 29, 2023 at 5:21 PM

Here’s what pundits are saying

I need to be prepared for whatever the GOP throws at me John, the Washington Post just published a breakdown of the Georgia redistricting. They echoed what I’ve been saying: Republicans have an opportunity to put my reelection campaign in jeopardy. The new maps could be released as soon …
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
November 28, 2023 at 11:31 PM

Everybody is watching this

New GA Congressional maps are about to be released John, All eyes are on Georgia right now as the legislature is convening to redraw our districts. They’ve just released their proposed maps at the state level, which means the new Congressional maps are coming imminently. This could make o…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
November 27, 2023 at 7:07 PM

My reelection campaign is in question

The GA legislature is redrawing my map “One key question is whether Republicans can dissolve Georgia’s current 7th Congressional District, represented by Democrat Lucy McBath, while drawing a new majority-Black district on the west side of metro Atlanta as mandated by [the court].” – Asso…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
November 23, 2023 at 4:01 PM

Commemorating my son Jordan

My statement: Rep. Lucy McBath's son, Jordan, was shot and killed on November 23, 2012. See below for her statement commemorating Jordan as Thanksgiving marks eleven years since his death. This Thanksgiving marks eleven years since I heard my son’s voice.  In 2023, we are tragically on t…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
November 21, 2023 at 5:28 PM

This time of year

The anniversary of Jordan’s death brings back memories. John, Thanksgiving week is always a special time for Americans. It’s an opportunity to enjoy great food with family and loved ones while sharing gratitude for what we have. For me and my family, however, this time of year holds a som…
  Congresswoman Lucy McBath · [email protected]
November 18, 2023 at 12:01 PM

Celebrating two years of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Learn more about what my office has been up to this week Dear john, This week marked two years of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. In the two years since President Biden signed this historic legislation, our community has received millions of dollars in …
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
November 17, 2023 at 4:00 PM

Read this powerful op-ed

Gun owners can also advocate for gun safety legislation. John, I was moved by this recent op-ed in the AJC. In the piece, a gun owner describes his journey to becoming an activist in the fight for common-sense gun safety legislation. After the 2022 Uvalde mass shooting, Andrew Ziffer ask…
  Team Lucy · [email protected]
November 14, 2023 at 10:30 PM

Help us out, John

Things are starting to heat up Hey John – this November marks a year out from the 2024 elections, and we’re starting to ramp up our campaign to bring Lucy back to Congress. We’ve set a mid-month goal of raising $5k in grassroots donations by midnight on 11/15 – can you donate $15 to help …
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
November 9, 2023 at 7:45 PM

This hate has no place in Congress

Mike Johnson has extremist views towards the LGBTQ+ community John, our new Speaker of the House Mike Johnson holds radical and homophobic views towards the LGBTQ+ community. As of recent reporting, the Speaker and his family are desperately trying to hide their extremist views from Amer…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
November 4, 2023 at 2:40 PM

This is just ridiculous

Giving guns to teachers won’t keep us safe. John, my jaw dropped when I heard the latest proposal from Georgia Republicans. Our extremist far-right Lieutenant Governor Burt Jones wants to pay teachers up to $10k – in taxpayer money – to carry guns in schools. Calling this a bad idea is a…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
October 31, 2023 at 9:21 PM

just got off the phone

Help me out, John John – I’ll keep this brief: I just got off the phone with my Finance Director, and she let me know I’m $6,431 short of my $10k October fundraising goal. It would mean the world to me if you could donate just $20 to help get me there – will you chip in? DONATE It’s been …
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
October 31, 2023 at 7:01 PM

Let me explain why this matters

Redrawing districts in GA could have massive consequences Hey John, In a new court ruling, the Georgia state legislature has been ordered to redraw the Congressional districts. That’s right, the same GOP legislature that already tried to draw me out of Congress once is getting another ch…
  Team Lucy · [email protected]
October 30, 2023 at 10:34 PM

The new speaker of the House is legitimately scary

We were ghoulishly close to a Government Shutdown Lucy is facing a critical end-of-month fundraising deadline tomorrow at midnight. Donate to help her hit her goal → John - Halloween is tomorrow, but here on Team Lucy we’re still recovering from the three-week-long ordeal we just went thr…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
October 28, 2023 at 1:30 PM

When will we say enough is enough?

The victims in Lewiston, ME deserved better John, This week, an active shooter killed at least 18 people and injured dozens more at a bowling alley and bar in Lewiston, Maine. I’m praying for the families and survivors in this devastating time. My heart is hurting for the entire community…
  Congresswoman Lucy McBath · [email protected]
October 28, 2023 at 11:01 AM

We stand with the Lewiston, Maine community

Learn more about what my office has been up to this week Dear john, Once again, our nation is enduring the aftermath of a mass shooting. My heart is with the survivors and family members of victims in Lewiston, Maine. While we pray for those who are grievi…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
October 26, 2023 at 9:41 PM

The GOP is going to gerrymander my district yet again

The court has ruled GA Republicans illegally discriminated against Black voters. John, a federal court just ruled that Georgia’s district lines must be redrawn. Republicans now have another chance to attempt to draw me out of Congress - and I’ve got to be prepared.  When I ran for re-ele…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
October 25, 2023 at 6:46 PM

BREAKING: New speaker is an anti-choice extremist

This is a sad day for reproductive rights. John, it’s official: Mike Johnson, election denier and one of the biggest anti-choice extremists in Congress, has been elected as Speaker of the House. He wants to ban all abortions without exception – and imprison those who don’t obey. We are …
  Allred HQ · [email protected]
October 21, 2023 at 3:20 PM

The odds are stacked against us.

John – – when Colin and Lucy ran for Congress in 2018, the odds were stacked against both of them. His opponent was a Republican Congressman who had held his seat for 11 terms. Colin and our team put everything we had into the campaign – but just 48 days from the election, the polls gave…
  Congresswoman Lucy McBath · [email protected]
October 21, 2023 at 11:00 AM

We can give adults in our workforce the skills they need to succeed

Learn more about what my office has been up to this week Dear john, I hope that you and your family remain healthy and safe. This was another incredibly difficult week in Washington, and I wanted to provide you an update on my legislative and local work. …
  Hakeem Jeffries · [email protected]
October 19, 2023 at 3:56 PM

John, I can’t overstate the importance

A Civil War continues to consume the House Republican Conference. Everyone will be watching to see how Democrats respond. If we can raise 10,000 donations before midnight, it will send a powerful message to extreme MAGA Republicans that Democrats are unified to take back the House so we…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
October 18, 2023 at 2:41 PM

We cannot allow this, John

Our movement must stand together against Jim Jordan John, Jim Jordan actively worked with Donald Trump to overturn the 2020 election results. He was one of the main figures who incited the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol. Now he’s on the verge of becoming the next Speaker of the H…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
October 14, 2023 at 3:49 PM

Jim Jordan would be a nightmare

The House GOP continues to outdo itself John, House Republicans appear to be trying to nominate Rep. Jim Jordan as the next Speaker of the House. This comes on the heels of weeks of infighting, including prior nominee Steve Scalise dropping out of consideration. Rep. Jim Jordan would be …
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
October 11, 2023 at 9:42 PM

John, I'm appalled

Steve Scalise is completely unequipped to be Speaker of the House John, House Republicans just nominated Rep. Steve Scalise to be the new Speaker of the House. If elected, he would be a disaster for our nation. For those of you unfamiliar with the far-right politics of Rep. Scalise, let …
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
October 8, 2023 at 7:28 PM

This report is jaw-dropping

There have been over 100 gun violence incidents on school grounds so far in 2023 John, Last week, five students were wounded in a shooting at Morgan State University in Maryland. My heart goes out to those affected during what was supposed to be a homecoming week celebration. The students…
  Congresswoman Lucy McBath · [email protected]
October 7, 2023 at 11:01 AM

Celebrating National Manufacturing Day

Learn more about what my office has been up to this week Dear john, Between September 15th and October 15th, America celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month. During this time, we recognize and celebrate the history and culture of those individuals whose ancestr…
  Hakeem Jeffries · [email protected]
October 5, 2023 at 7:32 PM

please read this, John

we have a chance to make a powerful statement I want to give you the latest. Extreme MAGA Republicans have barreled the People’s House into chaos, crisis and confusion. Who knows how long it will take for them to get their act together. On the other side of the aisle, House Democrats are…
  Hakeem Jeffries · [email protected]
October 4, 2023 at 8:13 PM

let me explain:

we have a chance to make a powerful statement I want to give you the latest. Extreme MAGA Republicans have barreled the People’s House into chaos, crisis and confusion. Who knows how long it will take for them to get their act together. On the other side of the aisle, House Democrats are…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
October 3, 2023 at 10:40 PM

Kevin McCarthy has been removed as speaker

Republicans are unable to govern. John, GOP Rep. Kevin McCarthy was voted out of his position as Speaker of the House following a resolution to remove him – that was introduced by extremist members of his own party. This is completely unprecedented. I can’t help but feel sad for our coun…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
September 30, 2023 at 10:40 PM

One last time

My Finance Director tells me I still need support John, I just got off the phone with my Finance Director. She told me I’m currently not on track to hit my FEC end-of-quarter fundraising goal at midnight tonight. You still have a few more hours to help me reach my target – can you donate …
  Rep. Lucy McBath · [email protected]
September 30, 2023 at 4:20 PM

I need to be prepared

The stakes are too high in 2024 to ignore this Hey John, The 2024 election is just over a year away. It may seem like a lot of time, but I promise you that it’ll be here before we know it. Democrats have a chance to flip the House of Representatives blue and pass crucial legislation on ke…
  Jon Ossoff · [email protected]
September 29, 2023 at 5:56 PM

This is for Lucy

Give me a minute John, it's Jon Ossoff. Lucy McBath is running for re-election in one of the toughest districts in Georgia. Republican operatives already circled her seat as a must-win.  Supporting campaigns like Lucy’s is crucial to winning back a majority in the House in 2024.  So I’m …
  Team Lucy · [email protected]
September 28, 2023 at 10:43 PM

The government shutdown would be disastrous

Republicans’ incompetency will have major consequences Hey John, The United States is on the precipice of a government shutdown. Unless Congress takes action, federal funding expires on Sunday – a disastrous consequence that would result in millions of federal workers going without their…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
September 28, 2023 at 3:33 PM

It’s National Son’s Day

I’m missing you extra today, Jordan John, today is National Son’s Day. I hope everyone who has a son is able to do something special today to celebrate them. Since my son Jordan was killed in 2012, National Son’s Day reminds me of all that was taken from me, but I’m also filled with happy…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
September 27, 2023 at 4:22 PM

Major win for our movement to end gun violence

Advocates like myself and Rep. Frost have been asking for this for years THE WASHINGTON POST "Biden to Create New Office of Gun Violence Prevention" John, this is a massive win for our movement to end gun violence across the country. After the 2018 Parkland school shooting, I was honored …
  David Hogg · [email protected]
September 25, 2023 at 10:43 PM

Why I asked for your old furniture

Leaders We Deserve is all-in on our mission to elect young leaders across America, so we’re going to spend as much of our budget on that mission as possible. John, you may have seen me asking for your old furniture a few weeks ago: Well, I’m happy to announce that the Leaders We Deserve o…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
September 23, 2023 at 4:23 PM

I just spoke at the White House

It was an honor to speak at the announcement of the new Office of Gun Violence Prevention Hey John – Yesterday I was on the podium at the White House, where I was honored to speak as part of President Biden’s announcement of the new Office of Gun Violence Prevention. I talked about Jordan…
  Congresswoman Lucy McBath · [email protected]
September 23, 2023 at 11:00 AM

Just announced: White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention

Learn more about what my office has been up to this week Dear john, This week, President Biden announced the creation of the first-ever White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention. This is historic progress in the fight against gun violence and the effo…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
September 21, 2023 at 10:56 PM

This is huge news for our movement

Thank you President Biden Tomorrow, President Biden will announce the creation of the first-ever federal Office of Gun Violence Prevention. Join me in thanking him for leading the fight against gun violence. John, In 2012, my son Jordan was shot and killed by a man at a gas station who …
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
September 20, 2023 at 8:00 PM

500 mass shootings

Sign my petition now demanding action. Hey John, The United States just passed a milestone that should make politicians feel ashamed: we’ve had 501 mass shootings so far in 2023, per a report from Axios. That’s an average of almost two mass shootings per day. It never ceases to horrify m…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
September 16, 2023 at 4:07 PM

This case has huge consequences

I need to be ready if Republicans this to come after me again. Republicans tried to kick Lucy out of Congress before, and they’ll try again at the first opportunity. Donate to her re-election campaign now to prepare her for the fights ahead → John, In 2021, Georgia Republicans redrew our …
  Congresswoman Lucy McBath · [email protected]
September 16, 2023 at 11:02 AM

Shanah tovah to all celebrating!

Learn more about what my office has been up to this week Dear john, To all those in our community celebrating Rosh Hashanah this weekend, I send my best wishes for a happy and sweet New Year. Shanah tovah! As we look ahead to September's legisla…
  Lucy McBath · [email protected]
September 12, 2023 at 10:46 PM

This is a horrifying statistic

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