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Events

Highway Cleanup
JOIN US THE SECOND SATURDAY EACH MONTH TO PICK UP LITTER ALONG HIGHWAY 33, BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 3.
Event Details  ·  May 8, 2021

Executive Committee Meeting
The May Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Fairfield County Democratic Party is Thursday May 20th at 7PM. It will be a ZOOM Meeting.
Event Details  ·  May 20, 2021

Book Discussion
The FairDems Monthly Book Discussion Group has selected Heather McGhee’s book “The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone and How We Can Prosper Together” for its June 2nd online discussion. If this interests you, we'd love to have you join us.
Event Details  ·  Jun 2, 2021

Highway Cleanup
JOIN US THE SECOND SATURDAY EACH MONTH TO PICK UP LITTER ALONG HIGHWAY 33, BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 1 AND 3.
Event Details  ·  Jun 12, 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

News Roundup: Pandemic relief in sight; Fox News has a body count; Ron DeSantis sucks up
In the news today: While the hoped-for "herd immunity" is still in doubt, vaccinations are still expected to make serious headway against the COVID-19 pandemic within the next few months. But will Fox News let it happen? A U.S. Capitol police officer beaten severely by insurrectionists is still...
News Item  ·  5 DailyKos Headlines  ·  May 7, 2021_  right

What could be funnier than Trump refusing to pay Rudy when the poor sap needs him the most?
So Rudy “Up From His Head Come a Bubblin’ Crude” Giuliani, who represented Donald Trump in his effort to overturn the 2020 election, is now learning where Trump’s loyalties really lie—i.e., with the Adderall fairies whispering in his ear 24/7 about the impudent hobgoblins...
News Item  ·  5 DailyKos Headlines  ·  May 7, 2021_  right

Jimmy Kimmel Goes Off on ‘Ignorant A-Hole’ Caitlyn Jenner
ABCJimmy Kimmel mocked California gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner for comments she made this week to Fox News host Sean Hannity about the homeless population in her state.Appearing on the Wednesday broadcast of Hannity, Jenner seemed to imply that as governor she would like to remove the...
News Item  ·  Daily Beast  ·  May 7, 2021_  right

Seth Meyers Drags Ron DeSantis and Fox News Over ‘Shocking’ Voter Suppression Party
NBCOn Thursday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis welcomed a television crew from Fox News—and only Fox News—to a signing event for a bill aimed to restrict voting access in the state.DeSantis gushed over the bill, claiming that it ensured Florida is “a great place for democracy,” even though...
News Item  ·  Daily Beast  ·  May 7, 2021_  right

“I Longed for That Hug”: A Mother Reunites With Her Sons Four Years After Being Separated at the Border
The last time Keldy Mabel Gonzáles Brebe de Zúniga hugged her sons Erik and Mino, they were 13 and 15 years old and seemed “so little” to her. Tuesday night, she reunited with them in Philadelphia, almost four years after being separated at the border by the Trump administration....
News Item  ·  Mother Jones Politics  ·  May 6, 2021_  right

They Went Back to India to Care for Parents Dying of COVID-19. Now, They’re Stranded.
In early April, Ashu Mahajan and his wife, Neha, got the bad news: Ashu’s father in India was sick with COVID-19. For days, Ashu and Neha kept tabs on him from New Jersey, but when he took a turn for the worse, Ashu decided to fly to India to see him one last time. Nearly […]
News Item  ·  Mother Jones Politics  ·  May 6, 2021_  right

Republican Governors Are Now Cutting Off Unemployment Benefits to Force People Back to Work
Not only is it callous, it doesn't even make sense.
News Item  ·  Slate  ·  May 6, 2021_  right

Why Police Won’t Confront Their Deadliest Danger
And what their low COVID vaccination rates could mean for everyone else.
News Item  ·  Slate  ·  May 6, 2021_  right

Secretary Blinken Faces a Big Test in Ukraine, Where Nazis and Their Sympathizers Are Glorified
Lev Golinkin One week after hundreds marched in Kyiv to honor a Nazi SS division, the US secretary of state has a chance to stand up for Holocaust survivors. The post Secretary Blinken Faces a Big Test in Ukraine, Where Nazis and Their Sympathizers Are Glorified appeared first on The Nation.
News Item  ·  The Nation  ·  May 6, 2021_  right

Sports Unions Come Together to Fight for the PRO Act
Dave Zirin The sports unions for basketball, baseball, football, and hockey have combined forces—and the labor movement is stronger for it. The post Sports Unions Come Together to Fight for the PRO Act appeared first on The Nation.
News Item  ·  The Nation  ·  May 6, 2021_  right

Veteran accused in alleged border wall scheme faces new charges
The pro-Trump activist and military veteran who was charged last year over a campaign to build a section of privately-maintained border wall along a stretch of land near El Paso, Texas, now faces an additional federal cha...
News Item  ·  The Hill  ·  May 7, 2021_  right

Arizona Republicans to brush off DOJ concern about election audit
Republicans conducting an audit of votes from the 2020 presidential election in Arizona plan to tell the Department of Justice (DOJ) that they do not need federal assistance or involvement in the process, a spokesperson s...
News Item  ·  The Hill  ·  May 7, 2021_  right

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