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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 writes fiction about an alpha Bichon named Chester, and his friends--with a dash of humor and a dab of poli-sci. JoAnn worked professionally in the Psychology and Information Science fields. Retired now, she enjoys the creative life.


  1. JoAnn Chateau

    Susan, I’m absolutely with you! #StillSanders

  2. Susan Chandler

    A brand new Congress in 2018 would be lovely. But we need a brand new president right now … un-bossed and un-bought Bernie.

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