Not All About Trump: Democrats Worry About State Legislative Races

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When former New York state Sen. Daniel Squadron began his panel at the progressive Netroots Nation conference in Philadelphia this past Saturday, the Democrat introduced himself as co-founder of Future Now and Future Now Fund, “two organizations focused exclusively, entirely and enthusiastically on state legislatures.”

“I’ll pause to let many of you leave the room,” Squadron joked.

Ironically, the room was packed for the session entitled “State Legislatures: The Most Important Elections We’re Not Talking About.” The full capacity is proof of Democrats’ renewed commitment to these races in which Republicans have dominated since 2010. Read more >>>