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Brand New Congress Works to Launch Progressive Upstarts Into Office | Truthout

Truthout interviews Saikat Chakrabarti from Brand New Congress, an organization that aims to help strong community leaders, who believe in Bernie Sanders’ core platform, to launch political campaigns for election to Congress in 2018.

SOURCE: Truthout

“In an effort to mobilize a bottom-up movement to elect progressive legislators and get the progressive agenda articulated by Bernie Sanders enacted, Brand New Congress has set its sights on the 2018 elections and is already finding candidates. It has raised $45,000 and has attracted several thousand volunteers… ~ Robert Goldsmith

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JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.


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