Skip to main content

Last night, I wrote that the Progressive Change Campaign Committee was asking folks to send in notes to my senator, Byron Dorgan, asking him not to retire.

Some great news!  Overnight, over 1,000 notes were submitted.  The Plumline's Greg Sargent just wrote a post about it.

sign the petition

We will be delivering all of the notes to Byron Dorgan -- you can add yours here.

Here are a few of the notes that we'll deliver to Sen. Dorgan...


From North Dakota:

"Senator Dorgan, I understand your wishes to not run again given the hostile and dysfunctional chamber that the Senate has become, but we need you to defend progressive values." -- Curtis S., Grand Forks, ND

"We NEED you! PLEASE, PLEASE re-think your decision... Again WE NEED YOU!!!" -- William H., Rhame, ND

"We need you now as much as before and perhaps now more than ever. Please reconsider for the state of ND and for the state of our union." -- Elizabeth, S., Fargo, ND

"Please reconsider. You are necessary to this state and we need you to continue working on the issues that are important to the state." -- Kim S., West Fargo, ND

"PLEASE - don't retire! There's still a lot of work to be done! I have always donated to your campaign and will do so again." -- Leila P., Wyndmere, ND


sign the petition


 

From Around The Nation:

"I can't imagine the Senate without your strong voice for the citizens of this country." -- Marquis S., East Lansing, Michigan

"Don't Retire! My family needs you in the senate to fight for us." -- Renee P., Cleveland, Ohio

"Your reimportation amendment was a no-brainer and you have a right to be disillusioned. If you don't give up, I won't: how about that?" -- Robin G., Granger, IN

"Please, Senator Dorgan, stay for one more term. The sick, the elderly, the poor, and millions of common working people just struggling to survive in a nation that has become of the rich, by the rich, and for the rich, are counting on you to be their protector and defender." -- Robert M., Commack, NY

"Senator Dorgan, don't retire. We need people like you in the Senate, fighting for the little person. God bless you!" -- Consuelo C., Sioux Falls, SD


These are but a few of the notes for Sen. Dorgan.  Will you add one?

Then, please tell your friends. Thanks for being a bold progressive.

sign the petition  

Originally posted to noddem on Wed Jan 06, 2010 at 10:05 AM PST.

EMAIL TO A FRIEND X
Your Email has been sent.
You must add at least one tag to this diary before publishing it.

Add keywords that describe this diary. Separate multiple keywords with commas.
Tagging tips - Search For Tags - Browse For Tags

?

More Tagging tips:

A tag is a way to search for this diary. If someone is searching for "Barack Obama," is this a diary they'd be trying to find?

Use a person's full name, without any title. Senator Obama may become President Obama, and Michelle Obama might run for office.

If your diary covers an election or elected official, use election tags, which are generally the state abbreviation followed by the office. CA-01 is the first district House seat. CA-Sen covers both senate races. NY-GOV covers the New York governor's race.

Tags do not compound: that is, "education reform" is a completely different tag from "education". A tag like "reform" alone is probably not meaningful.

Consider if one or more of these tags fits your diary: Civil Rights, Community, Congress, Culture, Economy, Education, Elections, Energy, Environment, Health Care, International, Labor, Law, Media, Meta, National Security, Science, Transportation, or White House. If your diary is specific to a state, consider adding the state (California, Texas, etc). Keep in mind, though, that there are many wonderful and important diaries that don't fit in any of these tags. Don't worry if yours doesn't.

You can add a private note to this diary when hotlisting it:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from your hotlist?
Are you sure you want to remove your recommendation? You can only recommend a diary once, so you will not be able to re-recommend it afterwards.
Rescue this diary, and add a note:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary from Rescue?
Choose where to republish this diary. The diary will be added to the queue for that group. Publish it from the queue to make it appear.

You must be a member of a group to use this feature.

Add a quick update to your diary without changing the diary itself:
Are you sure you want to remove this diary?
(The diary will be removed from the site and returned to your drafts for further editing.)
(The diary will be removed.)
Are you sure you want to save these changes to the published diary?

Comment Preferences

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site