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TakeAction Minnesota backs Sen. Bernie Sanders~~~ The progressive group, a powerhouse in DFL politics

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“We are excited to build with a candidate who is already investing in our multiracial, working class movement to take on corporate power in our democracy and do politics better,” said Elianne Farhat, the group’s executive director. “Bernie’s politics are rooted in human dignity and justice.”

TakeAction is a nonprofit group that bills its work as community organizing, coalition building, policy research and development, public education and civic engagement. It has 6,000 dues-paying members, a mailing list of some 50,000 people, and a network of 20 institutional members that includes labor, social justice and other progressive groups.

Sanders: "We are proud to work together with this incredible organization as we build a diverse, working class movement to achieve economic, racial, social and environmental justice for every American.”

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Early in the 2016 Primary campaign, I started a Facebook group: Bernie Sanders: Advice and Strategies to Help Him Win! As the primary season advanced, we shifted the focus to advancing Bernie's legislation in the Senate, particularly the (more...)

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