Michael Bloomberg Will Spend $80 Million on the Midterms. His Goal: Flip the House

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Michael R. Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, has decided to throw his political clout and personal fortune behind the Democratic campaign to take control of the House of Representatives this year, directing aides to spend tens of millions of dollars in an effort to expel Republicans from power. Mr. Bloomberg — a political independent who has championed left-of-center policies on gun control, immigration and the environment — has approved a plan to pour at least $80 million into the 2018 election, with the bulk of that money going to support Democratic congressional candidates, advisers to Mr. Bloomberg said.

LOL: The NRA's Social Media Team Obliterates Shannon Watts' Trolling Attempt

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On Monday, the National Rifle Association posted a meme encouraging its members to carry their firearm.  Moms Demand Action founder Shannon Watts instantly took the tweet to mean that a man was now running the gun rights group's social media accounts. Why? Because what woman would willingly encourage women to "gain weight?"

Washington: Your Voice Needed at Kirkland Town Hall

1 day 19 hours ago
On Wednesday, June 20th, the Kirkland City Council will be holding a town hall meeting to discuss Second Amendment and gun-related issues.  According to the City of Kirkland, agenda topics include enforcement of existing firearm laws, firearm safety education, mental health, and supporting state legislation regarding firearms. 

Gun control advocates turn to Hollywood for messaging help

2 days ago
The group has discussed targeted voter-registration programs with visiting Democrats, as well as the party’s framing of issues ranging from abortion rights to gun control. In one recent meeting, a Midwestern senator sought advice about how to discuss gun control with conservative-leaning voters in his or her state, multiple participants said.