Much like our candidates running for Senate seats, Democrats have a number of strong progressives running in tight, but winnable races. We need 25 seats to take control of the House, and we have dozens of progressives running to make sure we have a shot.
Pro Tip: It's really hard to cast yourself as an enemy to the ways of Washington and its career politicians when your livelihood is tied to a 20-year career as a lobbyist, working to influence the votes of those same career politicians.
More importantly than events in Washington and London, for the first time ever, parliaments in developing countries, where the bulk of pneumonia deaths occur, were active locally on World Pneumonia Day.
Carol's voting record is in the interests of her constituents. Period. She doesn't have millions of dollars in corporate money hanging over her head as an incentive -- or a threat -- to vote for special deals for corporations.