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Fri Jul 12, 2019, 06:42 AM

Why liberal South Carolina activists aren't mad at Joe Cunningham -- at least not yet

WASHINGTON -- Late last month, as moderate U.S. House Democrats successfully pressured leaders to pass a border security bill that liberals said did little to protect detained migrant children, national progressive activists raged.

“Any vote other than NO ... is a vote to give more money to ICE to terrorize immigrant families,” Indivisible, a national progressive advocacy group formed after the 2016 election that has mobilized thousands of foot soldiers around the country, tweeted in an official call to action.

Indivisible’s national apparatus called out dozens of centrist lawmakers by name, urging their constituents to hold them accountable. One of those lawmakers was U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham, one of the most vulnerable Democratic incumbents up for re-election in 2020.

Yet two weeks later, back in South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District, Cunningham isn’t feeling that wrath, confirmed members of the local Indivisible chapters in Charleston and Beaufort.

Read more: https://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/congress/article232462057.html

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TexasTowelie Jul 2019 OP
liberal N proud Jul 2019 #1

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Fri Jul 12, 2019, 04:41 PM

1. Not a single issue voter or easily swayed

I fully support Joe Cunningham.

There is no such thing as the perfect representative, we can't agree on everything. It's about the whole picture.

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