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by Matt Rogers

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This generation has never known leadership in Washington that embraces the idea that government can play a positive role in the lives of millions in the U.S. and around the world. The following candidates will help Barack Obama to make the idea of a government with and for the people a reality, and your donation (even $1 - really!) can help them get elected.

(Note: The blurbs below focus more on the negative things about their opponents. For the lots of positive - and more important - things about the candidates, check out their websites, easily found via Google)



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Barack Obama

President

Don't think I need to say much about why this is important.

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Jeff Merkley

OR-Sen

From the Oregonian:

"Merkley raced [quarter-midget cars] as a child, and once owned - and crashed - a Harley. He roomed with an impoverished family in Ghana as a teen, hitchhiked across Israel as a young man and went on, as he puts it, to help shut down one of Portland's worst crack alleys."

Cool.

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Mark Begich

AK-Sen

His opponent, incumbent Ted Stevens, is running for re-election and standing trial for corruption at the same time. Begich promotes economically efficient ways of reducing global warming. You decide who you want in the Senate.

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Al Franken

MN-Sen

At the very least, C-SPAN 2 would be a lot more interesting. Oh, and he's for real - Franken has been a progressive champion for years.

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Jim Martin

GA-Sen

Saxby Chambliss, Martin's opponent, ran an ad in 2002 morphing triple amputee Vietnam veteran Max Cleland's face into Osama Bin Laden's.

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