Newly Energized Liberals Pour Record Effort Into Local Races

By Janet Hook, Wall Street Journal

Much of the grass-roots energy is being channeled not by Democratic leaders but by virtual political organizers who have proliferated online in the wake of Democrat Hillary Clinton’s loss to Mr. Trump last year. Liberal advocacy sites like The Daily Kos and Moveon.org are breaking political fundraising and participation records.

ActBlue, an online fundraising conduit for Democratic campaigns, handled 4 million donations totaling $111 million in the first quarter of 2017—more than four times as much

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