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Dan Johnson
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Progressive, lobbyist, entrepreneur, Democrat, policy wonk.
Progressive, lobbyist, entrepreneur, Democrat, policy wonk.

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The 2.5% of American voters who are most important in 2016
Some voters are more important than others.  For the presidential race, some voters live in a swing or battleground state like Ohio or Florida or Nevada where the results can go either way while most voters live in a clearly red or blue state like Texas or ...

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Barack Obama, Bob Dold and the Iran Deal in one night
I don't often get a chance to call in to hear President Obama make a pitch about foreign policy. so I joined a few thousand of my closest friends last night and called in to the White House to hear from Obama why the Iran deal should not be blocked by the U...

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Why I'm voting for Quinn: rewarding responsibility
This is a post for people who are a little worried about Illinois' economy and kind of like the vague idea that we should improve it by shaking things up. I want to explain why I'm voting for Pat Quinn and the Democratic ticket. Rewarding Responsibility The...

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Progressive policy roundup - pricing pollution for climate change
I'm trying something new: a weekly roundup of interesting progressive policies, insights and ideas. This inaugural post is about climate change. Failure to price pollution causing huge costs for everyone else - big opportunity to fix it There are 100,000 pe...

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I had the opportunity Monday night (12/11/11) to make the case for the re-election of President Barack Obama on the WGN radio show Extension 720 with Milt Rosenberg. You can listen to the mp3 file from the attached link (it's a two hour show on a slow pace where I debate a conservative, Joe Morris). If you listen, how did you think I did?

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Republicans are intentionally trying to keep Americans from their ballots. It is un-American. Attack back.

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The right-wing Supreme Court is getting what it wants: almost a billion in undisclosed, largely corporate money spent next year to elect Republicans. Attack back.

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Almost 5 million Americans might not be able to vote next November because of Republican-passed state laws designed to disenfranchise. I find it un-American to put hurdles between a citizen and her ballot. Laws like these are why I have grown increasingly partisan.
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