Campaign Update from Sandra Fluke: This is David vs. Goliath

by SandraFluke – To my friends in the Kos community: I know you care about electing progressives, and I care about electing progressives, so that’s why I am ringing this alarm bell. No one is fired up to vote on November 4th, turnout could be a record low and I’m getting hit by a massive independent expenditure in my campaign for State Senate. One wealthy conservative is trying to buy the election for my opponent. In a race that is going to come down to just a few votes, big money may decide this race. Here is how the L.A. Times recently covered the race: In the state Senate race for California’s 26th District…a single donor has spent more than $1 million trying to elect Allen. That’s considerably more than all of Allen’s other supporters combined, and it’s nearly as much as Fluke has raised in total, from about 5,000 individual...

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#StopRush

by SandraFluke – As you can imagine, Rush Limbaugh isn’t my favorite person. He’s on the wrong side of just about every issue. He often misinforms the public, and he tries to silence those who fight for progressive change. That’s exactly what happened to me two years ago when I testified before members of Congress regarding comprehensive access to women’s health care. In an effort to silence me, Rush Limbaugh launched sexist attacks against me and women across America. But thanks to you, my voice wasn’t silenced. Instead, I used the platform to stand up for the fights that matter: the fight for pay equity, quality education, affordable health care, and good jobs for all. You might be wondering what Rush Limbaugh is up to lately. As it turns out, the extreme attacks on women’s access to health care didn’t just outrage women: it made his advertisers nervous. A few...

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