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How the Working Families Party Helped the Dems Defy Gravity

Joe Dinkin and Natalia Salgado Medium
Reaction to the Republican Supreme Court’s attack on abortion rights, drove high Democratic turnout, especially among women and young voters, saw Democrats overperform polls in many places, just as in summer special elections in New York and Alaska.

If the GOP Retakes the House, Blame New York’s Bumbling, Democrats

Alex Thomas The New Republic
On a night when things mostly went right for the party, the Empire State’s liberal leaders will be left to rue their costly errors and campaign struggles. State Dems sought to punish the Left in New York, instead lost control of Congress.

What the NY Working Families Party Sees at Stake in This Election

Brigid Bergin Gothamist
The WFP needs at least 130,000 votes – or 2% of the total, whichever is higher – to keep that ballot line in future elections. That’s a product of changes ushered in by former Gov. Andrew Cuomo in 2019 in a failed attempt to destroy the party.

How Farmworkers Are Organizing to Close the Wage Gap

Sara Herschander Capital & Main
Agricultural workers in New York just formed the state’s first farmworker union, but a new law guaranteeing overtime protections and organizing rights for the first time has been delayed.

Friday Nite Videos | January 14, 2022

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Trump Hangs Up on NPR. David Byrne's American Utopia. Michigan AG Refers Fake Electors to Feds. The Landlord’s Worst Nightmare Could Protect Millions of New Yorkers. Jordan Klepper Runs Into Matt Gaetz.
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