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"Protest Power Was On Display as Progressives Eye Midterm Elections"

February 5, 2018
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The Intercept

“I’ve never thought West Virginia is a conservative state or a red state,” said Sammi Brown, federal campaign director for the West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition. “It’s really easy to believe that right now, but what it was was a rejection of the power paradigm. What we are is very populist."

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"Mother Jones Among House Hopeful’s Heroes"

January 27, 2016
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Spirit of Jefferson

"I want to change the political climate as we know it. Make it more progressive – we need to embrace change. I want [West Virginia] to be in the forefront of progress, not last.”

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“'Who Speaks Up For Us?'Jefferson County Woman Seeks to Redress Representative Imbalance in Legislature"

October 26, 2015
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Our Children Our Future West Virginia

“I know what it’s like to be marginalized. My family, a working family, barely survived the recession. I know what it’s like to experience racism. I’ve experienced sexism. So, who stands up for us? Who speaks up for us?”

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"A Progressive Revolt Is Brewing in West Virginia"

February 13, 208
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Rolling Stone

"There is a revolt brewing in West Virginia politics... 31 progressive democrats running for congress at the state or national level this year in West Virginia, including... Sammi Brown, a former AFL-CIO field organizer."

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