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Book Discussion
Book Discussion: ‘How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America.’
Event Details  ·  Mar 3, 2021

Central/Executive Committee Meeting
Our March 18th Meeting will be a combined Central/Executive Committee Meeting. It is an online event.
Event Details  ·  Mar 18, 2021

Executive Committee Meeting
The April Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Fairfield County Democratic Party is Thursday Aplril 15th at 7PM. It will be a ZOOM Meeting, information to follow
Event Details  ·  Apr 15, 2021

Primary Election
Primary Election
Event Details  ·  May 4, 2021

Non Partisan filing deadline
Filing deadline for non-partisan offices.
Aug 4, 2021

General Election
November General Election
Event Details  ·  Nov 2, 2021

News Articles

Parents of 105 separated children have been located, with efforts continuing for hundreds of others
Lawyers and advocates working to reunite families ripped apart at the southern border by the previous administration say they’ve found the parents of an additional 105 children since last month, NBC News reports. However, efforts to locate the parents of other 505 children...
News Item  ·  5 DailyKos Headlines  ·  Feb 25, 2021_  right

Messy debate over in-person education shows how badly the U.S. was already failing public schools
The facts around in-person education during COVID-19 are a mess. Whatever you think should happen, you have to grapple with the reality of that mess. One of the essentially uncontested realities is that remote learning is terrible and increases inequities. But what do you do...
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Rand Paul Launches Into Transphobic Rant Against Trans Nominee
REUTERSDr. Rachel Levine, the first transgender person to be nominated for a Senate-confirmed position in the federal government, had been seated in her confirmation hearing to become the nation’s assistant secretary of health for a little less than an hour when she was grilled about “genital...
News Item  ·  Daily Beast  ·  Feb 25, 2021_  right

Phone Records Prove House Sergeant-at-Arms DID Ignore Pleas for Backup: Capitol Police Chief
Erin Schaff/ReutersThe acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police just came with the receipts.Testifying before a House Appropriations subcommittee about the catastrophic breakdown that allowed thousands of MAGA rioters to breach the Capitol, Acting Capitol Police Chief Yogananda Pittman revealed...
News Item  ·  Daily Beast  ·  Feb 25, 2021_  right

Republicans Are Taking Their Voter Suppression Efforts to New Extremes
After record turnout in 2020, Republican-controlled states appear to be in a race to the bottom to see who can pass the most egregious new barriers to voting. According to a new analysis by the Brennan Center for Justice, 253 bills to restrict voting access have been introduced in 43 states...
News Item  ·  Mother Jones Politics  ·  Feb 24, 2021_  right

The (Almost) Unbelievable Tortures of Steven Tendo
This story was published in partnership with the Delacorte Review.  Steven Tendo kept everything he owned under his bunk bed mattress. His pillow was a lump of letters, transcripts, and postcards—all that remained from a past he had fled and paper-thin promises of what life could become....
News Item  ·  Mother Jones Politics  ·  Feb 24, 2021_  right

Biden Is About to Face His Toughest International Dilemma Yet
He probably doesn’t want to pull all the troops out of Afghanistan. He definitely doesn’t want to send more in. There may not be a third choice.
News Item  ·  Slate  ·  Feb 25, 2021_  right

Biden Reverses Trump Effort to Block Legal Immigration, Lifts Green Card Freeze
The freeze “does not advance the interests of the United States.”
News Item  ·  Slate  ·  Feb 25, 2021_  right

Republicans Are Trying to Make the January 6 Disgrace Go Away
Joan Walsh They acquitted Trump. Now they’re trying to spike a 9/11-style Commission to learn what happened. Democrats can’t let them. The post Republicans Are Trying to Make the January 6 Disgrace Go Away appeared first on The Nation.
News Item  ·  The Nation  ·  Feb 25, 2021_  right

Welcome to the Real March Madness
Dave Zirin So called amateur athletes are being treated like professionals in every way except getting paid. The post Welcome to the Real March Madness appeared first on The Nation.
News Item  ·  The Nation  ·  Feb 25, 2021_  right

New York City's arts and culture jobs dropped by 66 percent last year
New York City lost two-thirds of its cultural and entertainment jobs in the past year amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from the New York State Comptroller's office....
News Item  ·  The Hill  ·  Feb 25, 2021_  right

Majority of Republicans say 2020 election was invalid: poll
More than two-thirds of Republicans say the 2020 presidential election was invalid, according to a new survey.
News Item  ·  The Hill  ·  Feb 25, 2021_  right

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