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Pro-Warren progressive group raises $1 million for midterm candidates

The Progressive Change Campaign Committee announced its fundraising milestone on the opening day of the Netroots Nation conference.

Third Senate Democrat opposes mega-bundler ambassador pick for Norway

Sen. Tim Johnson (D-S.D.) said this week that he’s going to vote against bundler George Tsunis to be ambassador to Norway.

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Al Franken offers donors Conan O'Brien brunch

The Minnesota senator is taking a page from President Obama and offering supporters the chance to dine with a celebrity.

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