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What this is truly about

This doesn't really qualify as a diary. It is just a friendly reminder for everyone on the weekend about what these campaigns are truly about. After all the back and forth and commercials and attacks and defenses, this is about this little girl, and what kind of future we will leave for her.

Photo Credit to Paulette Hill.

80,000 North Carolinians

Over the past few days the US Senate campaigns have put out a number of endorsements. But I wanted to make sure that everyone knew about two that are near and dear to my heart. This week Cal gained the endorsements of two organizations that represent almost 80,000 North Carolina voters.

Join Cal for a Live Blog on Daily Kos Happening Now!

Hello everyone. Really short diary to let you know that Cal is on DailyKos right now, live blogging.

Please join us and ask questions. And don't forget to bring a friend.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2010/3/26/850924/-NC-Sen:-Burr-wont-crack-down-on-Wall-Street...I-will-(Liveblogging)

Relieve Burr of His Duties

“If he can’t put North Carolina families before the big insurance companies, he should be relieved of his duties as a United States Senator. Period.”

That is what Cal Cunningham had to say about Senator Richard Burr, and his continued efforts to deny health care to millions of Americans.

Follow below for more….

Big News!

I wanted to make sure that everyone heard about some very exciting news in the U.S. Senate campaign. Last night, the Government Relations Committee voted to recommend that the classroom teachers, administrators and educational support professionals of NCAE endorse Cal Cunningham for U.S. Senate.

Reform Starts at Home - Outrage Growing

As in all things, true reform will start at home.

Specifically, I am talking about health care reform, and the practice of classifying domestic violence as a pre-existing condition.

Update - Today (9/15) my outrage just went from a 9 on a 10 point scale to a 15. Follow below for the update.

SEANC to Host Health Care Town Hall Meetings Statewide

Over the next three weeks, the State Employees Association of North Carolina will host a series of town hall meetings on health insurance reform across the state. SEANC and community members will share their health care concerns and hear local experts discuss the dire need for health insurance reform. SEANC also invited local congressmen to join the town hall events.

“State employees are concerned about health care. Many of them can’t afford to cover their spouses or children on the State Health Plan, adding to the growing number of uninsured North Carolinians,” said SEANC Executive Director Dana Cope.

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