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I'm currently chair of the Democratic Party of Senate District 63 in Minnesota, but unless otherwise noted, I speak only for myself.

Real Name: Eric Ferguson

Location: Minneapolis, MN, 55417

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Twitter: @ericmferguson

Diaries published: 166 (2 days since last diary on Fri May 01, 2015 at 10:14 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 664 (2 days since last comment on Fri May 01, 2015 at 10:14 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 3982

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Joe Biden: the long walk, 78 comments, 291 recommends

People Following ericf: 24

ericf's Most Recent Diaries:

cross-posted at MN Progressive project The Democratic Party of the my senate district recently started a book club with the intention of focusing on messaging and explaining Democratic values (no, ...
by ericf
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri May 01, 2015 at 10:14 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Democrats rely on a ground game more than Republicans. Or maybe we do more on the ground because we're better at it. I suspect ground game tactics are appealing because their cost is lower than ...
by ericf
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon Apr 27, 2015 at 02:04 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
Gerrymandering isn't the only thing giving Republicans a guaranteed majority in the US House and a bunch of state legislatures, but it is most of it. Clearly, what Democrats have been doing to ...
by ericf
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Apr 20, 2015 at 07:51 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
I recently read Moneyball , the Michael Lewis book that is ostensibly about baseball, but really is about politics. OK, it's really about baseball, specifically about the Oakland Athletics during ...
by ericf
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 11:50 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
I never thought we'd get to use this again when Mitt Romney dropped out of the 2016 presidential race: Turns out we can, as long as we solve the problem of which 2016 ...
by ericf
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 03:45 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
Just so we're clear, the "troubles with the truth" in the headline aren't necessarily lies. There can be more subtle forms of obfuscation, denialism, and even inadvertent honesty. Or just plain old ...
by ericf
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue Apr 07, 2015 at 01:14 PM PDT with 47 Recommends

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